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18. July 2019 | Nonwovens & Technical Textiles

Asahi Kasei to increase production capacity for its artificial suede

Künstliches Veloursleder von Asahi Kasei Asahi Kasei has decided to expand its plant for its Lamous artificial suede in Nobeoka, Miyazaki Prefecture, Japan, by four million m2/year, more

17. July 2019 | News, Views & Markets

Mesutronic remains on track for success

Mesutronic Business with devices for metal and foreign object detection is going well: more

17. July 2019 | Nonwovens & Technical Textiles

Edana elects new board

Michael Staal Axelsen nominated as board chair amid renewed strategic ambition Edana has elected new Governors and a new team of Officers for 2019 - 2020. more

16. July 2019 | Events & Dates

European Textile Polyester Summit

The Netherlands ACI’s European Textile Polyester Summit conference will be taking place on October 23-24, 2019 in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. more

16. July 2019 | Events & Dates

JEC Asia and eMove360° Asia for 3 full days

For its 12th edition and third time in Seoul, JEC Asia 2019 will gather companies from the entire composites value chain in Asia from November 13 to 15, 2019 more

15. July 2019 | News, Views & Markets

Gertex and Zoeppritex now zwissTEX Germany GmbH

Das Team von zwissTEX Germany Zoeppritex Verbundstoffe GmbH from Baden-Württemberg, Germany, was renamed zwissTEX Germany GmbH in April 2019. more

15. July 2019 | Fibers & Filaments

Lenzing fibers help to improve the quality of life

Lenzing-Stapelfasern The Lenzing Group, market leader for specialty fibers from the renewable raw material wood, has been providing both financial support and textiles made of its fibers to DEBRA Austria, the patient organization for “butterfly children”. more

15. July 2019 | Buildtech

Slim concrete facades for residential buildings

Schlanke Betonfassaden für Wohngebäude BASF is showing its innovative, super-slim high-performance insulation materials in new applications at the world’s largest plastics trade show in Düsseldorf from October 16-23, 2019. The innovative high-performance products Slentite und Slentex are a new generation of energy-efficient aerogel-based insulation materials with outstanding material properties. more

12. July 2019 | Agrotech

How ecovio contributes to closing the nutrient cycle towards a Circular Economy

BASF: kompostierbaren Kunststoff ecovio With the certified compostable plastic ecovio, BASF has developed a material portfolio for a variety of applications which can be used throughout the entire food cycle. more

10. July 2019 | News, Views & Markets

Synthomer acquires Omnova Solutions Inc.

Synthomer plc, a FTSE 250 speciality chemicals company, and one of the world’s major suppliers of aqueous polymers, announced that it has reached an agreement with Omnova Solutions Inc., which develops, manufactures and markets polymers, dispersions, elastomers and other speciality chemicals, on the terms of a recommended acquisition of the entire issued and to be issued share capital of Omnova. more

10. July 2019 | Mobiltech

Alpha-Liner: optimum protection against tire noise

Autoneum: optimaler Schutz vor Reifenlärm With Alpha-Liner, Autoneum launches its first-ever textile wheelhouse outer liner that not only reduces tire noise substantially, but also convinces with low weight. This newest lightweight component ensures a quiet driving experience and also helps vehicle manufacturers meet current and future noise and emission limits. Alpha-Liner premieres at the “Automotive Acoustics Conference” which takes place in Zurich, Switzerland, on July 9 and 10.

09. July 2019

Reifenhäuser Group invests in new production and assembly hall for flat dies

Spatenstich in Troisdorf The Reifenhäuser Group has started construction of a new production hall at the headquarters in Troisdorf. With the groundbreaking ceremony, the project is now entering the intensive construction phase. The new production and assembly hall with an area of 3,000 square meters is expected to be completed by spring 2020. more

09. July 2019 | Fibers & Filaments

Cotton with properties of man-made fibers?

Cotton Inc. According to the Bremer Baumwollbörse (Bremen Cotton Exchange), another innovation could provide an impulse for change in cotton: more

09. July 2019 | News, Views & Markets

EU-Mercosur trade deal opens opportunity for textile and clothing companies

EURATEX Euratex, the European Apparel and Textile Confederation, welcomes the conclusion of negotiations for a comprehensive and ambitious Free Trade Agreement between the European Union and Mercosur (Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay and Uruguay). more

08. July 2019 | News, Views & Markets

Technology showcase in citizen service presents tomorrow's innovations

Innovationen von morgen anhand von 4D-Textil Which innovations and technologies come concretely from Aachen? These questions will be answered by a new technology showcase of the Science Office of the City of Aachen. more

08. July 2019 | Technology & Machinery

Reicofil scores points with spunbond fabric made from post-consumer waste

Spinnvlies mit Reicofil Technologie As a material for hygiene and packaging products, spunbonded fabric can help save up to 50 percent of the semi-finished material previously used, while simultaneously improving product properties. more

08. July 2019 | Nonwovens & Technical Textiles

Suominen introduces new 2-in-1 nonwovens product

Two in one nonwoven Fibrella Combo Suominen, a globally leading nonwovens company, launches Fibrella Combo. more

08. July 2019 | News, Views & Markets

German textile and clothing industry - hope of recovery

The economic trend for the manufacturing industry as a whole continues to decline in the current month of June, reflecting the current economic concerns in Germany. more

05. July 2019 | Research & Development

Student team developped Hyperloop capsule made of carbon fiber-reinforced plastics

Studententeam der Technischen Universität München bei der Präsentation des neuen Hyperloop Pod aus Carbon Mitte Juni With the support of SGL Carbon, students at the Technical University of Munich have developed an optimized Hyperloop prototype and presented their innovation mid of June in Munich. more

05. July 2019 | News, Views & Markets

Kelheim Fibres wins World of Wipes Innovation Award

INDA Präsident Dave Rousse überreicht Helmut Lauterbach, Kelheim Fibres, den WoW Innovation Award During the World of Wipes in Atlanta, the Bavarian manufacturer of viscose speciality fibers was awarded the World of Wipes Innovation Award. more

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