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Chemical Fibers & Textile Industry

19.09.2017

Jeanologia: light sensitive fabric test

At the Dornbirn Man-Made Fibers Congress (Dornbirn-MFC), which took place in Dornbirn/Austria from September 13-15, 2017, the supplier of sustainable technologies for garment finishing, Jeanologia, Paterna/Spain, presented their new Light Sensitive Fabric (LSF) test.

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19.09.2017

Trützschler: 2nd generation IDF

In connection with the Integrated Draw Frame IDF, by the producer of textile machinery Trützschler GmbH & Co. KG, Mönchengladbach/Germany, thousands of cards successfully produce high-quality slivers for rotor spinning. The launch of the 2nd generation IDF has expanded the spectrum of applications.

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19.09.2017

BASF: acquisition of Solvay’s global polyamide business

The chemical companies BASF SE, Ludwigshafen/Germany, and Solvay S.A., Brussels/Belgium, have signed an agreement related to the sale of Solvay’s integrated polyamide business Solvay Performance Polyamides, Lyon/France, to BASF. The purchase price on a cash and debt-free basis would be €1.6 billion.

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15.09.2017

Dornbirn-MFC: 100 expert lectures and comprehensive fringe program

The 56th Dornbirn Man-Made Fibers Congress (Dornbirn-MFC) in Dornbirn/Austria from September 13-15, 2017 once again offered the over 700 participants around 100 expert lectures. Of these around 50% were industry lectures, with additionally 3 panel discussions and one forum.

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15.09.2017

Uster: relaunch of the Uster LVI family

The provider of textile testing and quality control solutions, Uster Technologies AG, Uster/Switzerland, has relaunched its LVI family with upgraded electronics and design. The earliest accurate test equipment for cotton fiber properties were introduced to the market nearly 70 years ago.

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15.09.2017

Lectra: industry of the future award

The Industry of the Future Alliance (AIF), Courbevoie/France, has awarded the supplier of integrated technology solutions for textile and flexible materials, Lectra SA, Paris/France, with their ‘Showcase for the Industry of the Future’ label for demonstrating the criteria exemplarity, innovation and commitment.

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15.09.2017

AFMA: Paul T. O’Day passed away

The American Fiber Manufacturers Association (AFMA), Arlington, VA/USA, has announced that long-time President Paul T. O’Day passed away on June 1, 2017.

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14.09.2017

Baldwin: acquisition of Ahlbrandt System

The manufacturer and full service supplier of process automation equipment, Baldwin Technology Company Inc., St. Louis, MO/USA, has reached an agreement to acquire Ahlbrandt System GmbH, Lauterbach/Germany. Ahlbrandt is established in the development and production of equipment and systems for corona pretreatment, coating and drying...

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14.09.2017

Lenzing: new application innovation center in Hong Kong

The cellulosic fiber producer Lenzing AG, Lenzing/Austria, has opened a new Application Innovation Center (AIC) in Hong Kong/China. New applications for Lenzing fibers will be developed and tested at the new facility, among them applications for recent innovations like the Refibra branded lyocell fiber and the EcoVero branded viscose fiber.

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14.09.2017

Hexcel: carbon fiber fabrics project for aircraft parts

The composites company Hexcel Corp., Stamford, CT/USA, will be launching a new Government-backed £7.4 million research and development project, MAXIM, and expanding its manufacturing facility in Leicester/UK. The 4-year Multi Axial Infused Materials (MAXIM) project, backed by the UK Aerospace Technology Institute (ATI)...

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13.09.2017

Archroma: accurate, achievable color with ‘Design Seeds’

The producer of dyes and specialty chemicals Archroma Management LLC, Reinach/Switzerland, partnered with the popular color inspiration site Design Seeds, on a series of seasonal stories featuring colors found in the Color Atlas by Archroma. The Design Seeds site has more than 1,250,000 followers combined across social media platforms.

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13.09.2017

HKRITA: successful method for recycling blend textiles

The 4-year innovative Closed-Loop Apparel Recycling Eco-System Program between the Hong Kong Research Institute of Textiles and Apparel (HKRITA), Hong Kong/China, and the non-profit organization H&M Foundation, Stockholm/Sweden, finds groundbreaking solutions to recycle blend textiles into new fabrics and yarns.

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13.09.2017

RadiciGroup: 85% of production in Europe

The manufacturer of synthetic fibers and yarns, RadiciGroup, Grandino/Italy, is engaged in the chemicals, plastics and synthetic fibers businesses and carries out 85% of its production in Europe, where it employs 2,624 people (3,060 employees worldwide in 2016) at 17 production sites (24, worldwide).

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12.09.2017

Yarn Expo: focus on green products

At the Yarn Expo Autumn 2017, which takes place in Shanghai/China, from October 11-13, 2017, “Green products” will take center stage. 6 special display zones will cater to the latest industry trends. In order to promote sustainable development throughout the industry, a number of yarn and fiber manufacturers have endeavored to introduce green products into the early stages of textile production...

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12.09.2017

ITA: composites and biodegradable materials at Composites Europe

The Institut für Textiltechnik of RWTH Aachen University (ITA), Aachen/Germany, will present its competence in the fields of composites, fiber composite materials, and reinforced fibers at the Composite Europe trade fair in Stuttgart/Germany from September 19-21, 2017. Current exhibits from the automotive, aviation, wind power and construction sectors will be shown...

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12.09.2017

emtec: objective grip measurement

How to measure the softness of textiles in an objective, accurate and quick way will be shown by the manufacturer of testing devices emtec Electronic GmbH, Leipzig/Germany, at the Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics Autumn 2017 in Shanghai/China from October 11-13, 2017.

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08.09.2017

ITA: Smart Textronics Centre opens in South Korea

On September 6, 2017, the Korea Institute of Industrial Technology (KITECH), Cheonan/South Korea, and Sungkyunkwan University (SKKU), Seoul/South Korea, together with the Institut für Textiltechnik of RWTH Aachen University (ITA), Aachen/Germany, opened the Smart Textronics Centre in Ansan/South Korea, with a festive tape-cutting ceremony.

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08.09.2017

Archroma: additional stake in M. Dohmen

The producer of dyes and specialty chemicals Archroma Management LLC, Reinach/Switzerland, has acquired additional 26% of the shares of M. Dohmen SA, San Vittore/Switzerland, a specialist in the production of textile dyes and chemicals for the automotive, carpet and apparel sectors.

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08.09.2017

Pegas: good H1/20147

The nonwovens producer Pegas Nonwovens SA, Luxembourg, recorded consolidated sales of €111.7 million in the 1st half (H1) 2017, up by 4.7% compared to the previous year. In H1/2017, EBIT amounted to €12.4 million, down by 15.5% over the same period in 2016.

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07.09.2017

Davis-Standard: new extruder available for trials

To further advance mechanical, controls and process development initiatives, the manufacturer of extrusion systems and process controls Davis-Standard, LLC, Pawcatuck, CT/USA, has installed a next generation Thermatic Series 114 mm extruder. The extruder, which installed in July 2017, is available for trials...

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