News: Fibers & Filaments

04. August 2016 | Fibers & Filaments

Less is more

BMW i3 und i8 Today, the automotive industry is the driver for lightweight construction, not in the least because the industry itself is being driven. As part of the EU's climate policy, the industry is obligated to reduce the pollutant emissions of its vehicles. more

02. August 2016 | Fibers & Filaments

New production capacities for specialty fibers in Austria - Lenzing invests more than EUR 100 Million

The Lenzing Group is expanding its capacities for specialty fibers. Particularly the importance of the manufacturing facility in Heiligenkreuz, Burgenland, is underpinned. Further investments will be made as well at the production more

18. July 2016 | Fibers & Filaments

Black Dyneema

Dyneema fiber has only ever been available in its natural color, white. Which is not an issue for many applications. Now Dyneema is available in black color. more

06. July 2016 | Fibers & Filaments

T-MOVE - The completely different can changer

The Can Filling Station T-MOVE from Trützschler is an entirely new solution for filling cans at the card. more

01. July 2016 | Fibers & Filaments

Added Value for Nonwovens thanks to Lenzing Fibers

At IDEA ’16 in Boston USA, the most important nonwovens trade show, Lenzing is focusing on the lyocell fiber, TENCEL, which is being used increasingly in skin care products. more

30. June 2016 | Fibers & Filaments

European hemp fiber for automotive applications and insulation material receives ISCC PLUS certificate

Natural fibers show significant environmental benefits in light weight biocomposites for automotive interiors and in construction. Up until now a sustainability certification for the natural fiber itself was not available. more

24. June 2016 | Fibers & Filaments

Beaulieu Fibres International delivers watertight support for Panama Canal geotextiles

High Tenacity UV-resistant fibres from B.F.I are the secret strength helping to waterproof and protect the new Panama Canal extensions. more

13. June 2016 | Fibers & Filaments

“A nonwoven in the wheel housing does not rattle”

Klaus-Peter Welsch, Mitglied im Vorstand der Arbeitsgemeinschaft Hybride Leichtbau Technologien Lightweight construction is essential for a resource-saving, energy-efficient environment. By 2020, lightweight construction around the world is expected to total EUR 140 billion for the transport sector alone, with growth rates of seven to eight percent. With this in mind, VDMA has established the more

01. June 2016 | News, Views & Markets

Teijin at China's International Exhibition of Senior Care, Rehabilitation Medicine and Healthcare 2016

CHINA AID is one of the country’s largest welfare and rehabilitation trade fairs. This will be Teijin’s first participation in the exhibition, which last year hosted 300 participating companies and more than 30,000 visitors. more

25. May 2016 | Fibers & Filaments

Lighter and quieter SUVs thanks to Ultra-Silent

Das aus glasfreiem PET bestehende Monomaterial ist wasser- und hitzeresistent sowie vollständig rezyklierbar. more

24. May 2016 | Fibers & Filaments

500,000 tonnes of dissolving pulp produced

As of mid-May, Södra has produced 500,000 tonnes of dissolving pulp at its pulp mill in Mörrum, Sweden. Production started in December 2011 and has increased steadily since then.

19. May 2016 | Fibers & Filaments

Innovative, self-warming textiles now available in Europe

Die Einsatzmöglichkeiten der j-Nova Technologie sind sehr vielfältig. Beispiele sind die Outdoor-Modeindustrie oder auch die Medizintechnik. j-Nova is a collection of groundbreaking thermal conductive textiles and fibers, which are able to conduct and store heat without any wires or cables. The innovative creation is based entirely on complex nanotechnology more

19. May 2016 | Fibers & Filaments

Koninklijke Ten Cate NV : Opening of the European Centre of Excellence for thermoset composite materials

TenCate Advanced Composites celebrate the inaugural opening of their extended facility at Langley Mill (Nottingham), United Kingdom. The opening on Wednesday 18 May 2016 follows a period of more

04. May 2016 | Fibers & Filaments

Convenience products, like wet wipes, continue to be a mega trend

Mehrwert für Nonwovens At IDEA ’16 in Boston USA, Lenzing is focusing on the lyocell fiber, Tencel, which is being used increasingly in skin care products. The greater use of special fibers in nonwovens mirrors Lenzing's strategy. more

02. May 2016 | Fibers & Filaments


Olea Kelheim Fibres breaks new ground in filtration more

22. April 2016 | Fibers & Filaments

Freudenberg Performance Materials strengthens Evolon lightweight wipes’ position in industrial cleaning

Freudenberg Performance Materials stärkt Position von leichten Evolon-Reinigungstüchern im Marksegment Industrielle Reinigung Endless microfilaments make Evolon lint-free, strong, mechanically stable and isotropic, providing extended durability and stability-in-use for dry or wet disposable and semi-disposable lightweight wipes. With a microfilament size ca. 10 times thinner than standard microfiber, wipes using the more

11. April 2016 | Fibers & Filaments

Automobile roof frame made of natural fiber

Automobil-Dachrahmen aus Naturfasern Together with the International Automotive Components Group (IAC), a global leading supplier to the automobile industry, BASF has developed more

07. April 2016 | Fibers & Filaments

Lenzing and The Woolmark Company announced their cooperation

Lenzing and The Woolmark Company signed a Cooperation Agreement and proudly presented the partnership between the lyocell fiber TENCEL and Merino wool at recent global textile trade shows. more

08. March 2016 | Fibers & Filaments

The glass fiber-world meets in Aachen

Die Glasfaser-Welt trifft sich in Aachen Glass fibers are the most utilised high modulus fibers to strengthen fiber composite structures. They are used in about 90 % of all fiber-reinforced plastics (FRP). The global production capacity for these high modulus fibers exceeds 4 million tons. more

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