News: Fibers & Filaments

20. November 2017 | Fibers & Filaments

Teijin’s New Fabric Boasts Lightweight and Premium Black Color

Teijin Frontier Co., Ltd., the Teijin group's fiber-product converting company announced that it has developed a new fabric, boasting a premium black color that is expected to meet demands for lightweight and easy-care formal wear. more

15. November 2017 | Fibers & Filaments

Lenzing: Revenue up 9.4 percent to EUR 1,726.6 mn

Fasern The Lenzing Group generated a substantial increase in revenue and earnings in the first nine months of the 2017 financial year compared to the prior-year period. The company is continuing the implementation of its Group strategy sCore TEN in order to further expand the offering of specialty fibers and be even closer to its customers and business partners. more

08. November 2017 | Fibers & Filaments

Solvay acquires large-tow carbon fiber precursor manufacturer

Solvay completed the acquisition of European Carbon Fiber GmbH (“ECF”), a German producer of high-quality “precursor” for large-tow (50K) polyacrylonitrile (PAN) carbon fibers. more

19. October 2017 | Fibers & Filaments

Kurskhimvolokno starts up new Trützschler extrusion lines for industrial yarn

Trützschler- Extrusionslinien für technische Garne Within the frame of a strategic company modernization program, Kurskhimvolokno, a major Russian player in the polyamide industrial yarn industry, recently increased its capacity by more than 30 %. more

18. October 2017 | Fibers & Filaments

Organic cotton?

Bio-Baumwolle Organic cotton is in high demand on the world market. To guarantee that manufactured cotton is genuinely organic, laboratory testing is required. Whether cotton and cotton-based end products contain genetic modifications can therefore be reliably verified. more

09. October 2017 | Fibers & Filaments

Lenzing launches Tencel Luxe

Tencel Luxe At an exclusive event in Paris, the Lenzing Group launched a new product: Tencel Luxe. The branded lyocell filament is another key milestone in the implementation of the company’s sCore TEN strategy more

05. October 2017 | Fibers & Filaments

Recycling at Trevira

Recycling bei Trevira On the 4th October 2017 a new brand was introduced: Trevira Sinfineco. more

04. October 2017 | Fibers & Filaments

Certificate for Viloft fiber

Kelheim’s viscose specialty fiber has been granted the OK biodegradable Marine certificate from the Belgian certification body Vinçotte. more

14. September 2017 | Fibers & Filaments

Filament winding at Composites Europe

Roth Composite Machinery stellt auf der Composites  From September 19 to 21, 2017 Roth Composite Machinery will be exhibiting at the Composites Europe in Stuttgart. The expert in special-purpose mechanical engineering exhibits in hall 4 at stand E42. more

05. September 2017 | Fibers & Filaments

OK biodegradable MARINE certificate for Kelheim’s VILOFT fibre

Kelheim’s viscose speciality fibre has been granted the OK biodegradable MARINE certificate from the Belgian certification body Vinçotte. The fibres were tested according to more

04. September 2017 | Fibers & Filaments

PHP Fibers: Takeover of the Breathair business from Toyobo

PHP Fibers erweitert Geschäftstätigkeit As of September 1, PHP Fibers, one of the leading suppliers of high performance industrial polyamide and polyester filament yarns, took over the Breathair activities from Toyobo Europe GmbH in Europe. Breathair is a complex and three-dimensional fiber more

30. August 2017 | News, Views & Markets

Indorama Ventures acquires Dura Fiber Technologies

Indorama Ventures Public Company Limited (IVL), a global chemical producer, has announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire DuraFiber Technologies México Operations, S. A. DE C. V. (DFT), a leading Mexican producer of durable technical textiles for industrial, tire reinforcement, and specialty applications globally. more

28. August 2017 | Fibers & Filaments

Group of companies invests in future of SMC

Firmen-Konsortium investiert in die Zukunft von SMC A consortium of international companies joined forces to drive the future of Sheet Molding Compound (SMC), an established and cost-efficient material for the production of lightweight components. The companies will kick off a joint Market and Technology Study on September 12, 2017 which will pave the way for establishing a new high-performance generation of SMC materials (High-Performance SMC). Companies along the entire SMC value chain as well as those interested in the SMC technology are invited to join.
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24. August 2017 | Fibers & Filaments

Viscose Speciality Fibres from Kelheim – an answer to a global problem?

At the 56th International Man-made Fibers Congress at Dornbirn, Austria, Business Manager Horst Wörner will speak about Kelheim’s contribution to the reduction of marine litter. more

02. August 2017 | Fibers & Filaments

Filament winding at Composites Europe

Roth Composite Machinery stellt auf der Composites  From September 19 to 21, 2017 Roth Composite Machinery will be exhibiting at the Composites Europe in Stuttgart. The expert in special-purpose mechanical engineering exhibits in hall 4 at stand E42. more

25. July 2017 | Fibers & Filaments

Kelheim Fibres scores high points with flushable moist toilet tissue

Kelheim Fibres was pleased to claim the Recognition Award in the Responsible-Care-Competition 2017 of the Bavarian branch of VCI (Association of the Chemical Industry e.V.) for its integrated product policy. more

25. July 2017 | Fibers & Filaments

What are biocomposites?

Many of the current materials offer also special properties producers are looking for, like acoustic performance, light-weight or antibacterial properties. But the most important part: the products appeal to consumers and gain public recognition. more

13. July 2017 | Fibers & Filaments

RadiciGroup reports 2016 financial results: Sales EUR 946 million

RadiciGroup gibt Ergebnis 2016 bekannt Positive 2017 first half: Rising sales volume (+7 %) and revenue (+ 23 %) more

10. July 2017 | Fibers & Filaments

Lenzing invests in Thailand

Lenzing investiert in Thailand The Lenzing Group aims to substantially increase its share of specialty fibers as a proportion of total revenue. Following the expansion drive already underway in Lenzing and Heiligenkreuz (both in Austria), Grimsby (Great Britain) and Mobile, Alabama (USA), the Supervisory Board approved the proposal of the Management Board to build the next state-of-the-art facility to produce lyocell fibers in Thailand. more

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