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Chemical Fibers & Textile Industry

18.12.2014

DSM Dyneema: Force Multiplier Technology for U.S. Army

The producer of high-performance fibers DSM Dyneema BV, Geleen/Netherlands, announced that the U.S. Army has chosen a new body armor system that incorporates the Dyneema Force Multiplier Technology to deliver unparalleled ballistics protection combined with unprecedented weight reduction.

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18.12.2014

Fehrer: lightweight roof for the new smart fortwo

The automotive parts supplier supplier F.S. Fehrer Automotive GmbH & Co. KG, Kitzingen/Germany, has developed a new lightweight roof in a sandwich-type design for the new smart fortwo of the automobile producer Daimler AG, Stuttgart/Germany.

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18.12.2014

AAFA: 15th AAFA Restricted Substances List

On December 9, 2014, the American Apparel & Footwear Association (AAFA), Arlington,VA/USA; published the fifteenth edition of the AAFA Restricted Substances List (RSL), covering apparel, footwear, travel goods, home textiles, and other fashion accessories.

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17.12.2014

TenCate: partnership with Abaris

The composite materials company for space and aerospace applications TenCate Advanced Composites North America, Morgan Hill, CA/USA, announced a partnership with the supplier of advanced composite training Abaris Training Resources Inc., Reno, NV/USA.

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17.12.2014

nova-Institut: market study bio-based polymers

2 years after the publication of their 1st market study about bio-based polymers, the nova-Institut GmbH, Hürth/Germany, is set to publish a complete update in February, 2015.

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17.12.2014

Sandler: State Medal for services rendered to public health and care

In November 2014, Dr. Christian Heinrich Sandler, managing director of Sandler AG, Schwarzenbach/Germany, received the Bavarian State Medal for services rendered to public health and care from Melanie Huml, Member of the Bavarian State Parliament and State Minister of Health and Care.

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16.12.2014

The Textile Institute: World Textile Awards

The Textile Institute, Manchester /UK, is lead sponsor of the World Textile Awards, which have been created to recognize and reward companies in the industry through the entire supply chain, from fiber through to end stitched product.

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16.12.2014

PCI Nylon: 9th European Nylon Symposium

The market research and consultancy company PCI Nylon GmbH, Oberursel/Germany, will be hosting the 9th European Nylon Symposium on March 3-4, 2015, in Frankfurt/Germany.

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16.12.2014

Lenzing: positive scorecard of the new Tencel plant

According to the manufacturer of cellulosic fibers Lenzing AG, Lenzing/Austria, the track record of the new Tencel lyocellfiber production plant in Lenzing has been a positive one during the initial six-month ramp-up phase.

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12.12.2014

Inglemash: special sector for technical textile and nonwovens

From April 21-24, 2015, the 15th Anniversary Exhibition of the trade fair for textile machinery Inglemash will take place at Zao Expocentre in Moscow/Russia.

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12.12.2014

Monforts: Thermex dyeing range for P.T. Dan Liris

In keeping with a strategy to modernize its production facilities, the textile company P.T. Dan Liris, Jakarta/Indonesia, has begun using the 1st new generation Thermex 6500 continuous dyeing range from the textile machinery producer A. Monforts Textilmaschinen GmbH & Co. KG, Mönchengladbach/Germany.

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12.12.2014

Zimmer: all time best years for Ehwha Glotech Tenterframe sales

The provider of textile, nonwoven, industrial and carpet machinery Zimmer America Corp., Spartanburg, SC/USA, reports 2013 and 2014 as all time best years for the Ehwha Glotech Tenterframe sales in North America.

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11.12.2014

Euratex: bulletin about the evolution of the textile and clothing sector

The·Bulletin no. 04/2014 by the European Apparel and Textile Confederation (Euratex), Brussels/Belgium, gives an insight into the 2013 evolution of the textile and clothing sector and short terms prospects, as well as the General European Economic Forecast Autumn 2014.

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11.12.2014

The Fiber Year: top 10 producing countries 2005 – 2013 - 2020

The actual report of the consulting company The Fiber Year GmbH, Speicher/Switzerland, illustrates the widening gap between production and consumption.

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11.12.2014

ITA: 50 years of Tribology at ITA

The development of textiles and machinery components with the help of tribological research at the Institut für Textiltechnik (ITA) of RWTH Aachen University, Aachen/Germany, has a long tradition.

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10.12.2014

Kelheim Fibres: winner of ITMA Future Materials Award

The viscose fiber manufacturer Kelheim Fibres GmbH, Kelheim/Germany, has been awarded with the ITMA Future Materials Award in the category “Best Innovation – Medical Textiles” for their forward-looking solution for incontinence products.

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10.12.2014

Montalvo: strategic partnership with Coast Controls

The manufacturer of industrial web control systems Montalvo Corp., Gorham, ME/USA, and the manufacturer of an all-air automatic web guiding system Coast Controls, Inc., Sarasota, FL/USA, have created a new strategic partnership offering their customers complete tension control and web guiding equipment packages.

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10.12.2014

ACIMIT: business mission to Vietnam

The Association of Italian Textile Machinery Manufacturers (ACIMIT), Milan/Italy, participated in the recent business mission in Vietnam, promoted by Italy’s Ministry of Economic Development and Ministry of Foreign Affairs and organized by Italian Trade Agency (ICE), Milan/Italy.

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10.12.2014

Reifenhäuser: induction to the Hall of Fame

Hans Reifenhäuser, long-time president of the machinery and components manufacturer Reifenhäuser GmbH & Co. KG, Troisdorf/Germany, who deceased in 1999, was inducted posthumously into the Hall of Fame of the American plastics industry.

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09.12.2014

James Heal: increased capacities of Universal Strength Tester

The textile testing equipment manufacturer James H. Heal and Co. Ltd., Halifax/UK, has substantially increased the tension and compression capacities of the latest model of its Universal Strength Tester.

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