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Chemical Fibers & Textile Industry

16.09.2014

Tex Tech: acquisition of Universal Carbon Fibres

The developer and manufacturer of engineered, high-performance materials, Tex Tech Industries, Portland, ME/USA, has acquired Universal Carbon Fibres Ltd. (UCF), Bradford/UK.

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16.09.2014

Cotton Inc.: fluorine-free chemistry for water repellent cotton

The trade organization Cotton Incorporated, Cary, NC/USA, through a collaborative project with Archroma Management LLC, Reinach/Switzerland, has perfected a fluorine-free version of its Storm Cotton technology, a textile finish that adds durable water repellency to cotton outerwear.

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16.09.2014

ACIMIT: inauguration for the technology training center in India

Following the signing of an agreement approx. 2 years ago between the Association of Italian Textile Machinery Manufacturers (ACIMIT), Milan/Italy, and the DKTES Textile & Engineering Institute, Ichalkaranji/India, the inauguration of the Italian textile machinery training center will take place in September 2014.

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12.09.2014

Pegas: EBIT +10.2% in H1/2014

Based on unaudited results, nonwovens producer Pegas Nonwovens SA, Luxembourg, recorded EBIT of €14,8 million in the first half (H1) of 2014, +10.2% over the same period in 2013.

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12.09.2014

ICAC: 5th season of cotton production surplus

In 2014/15, the world cotton industry is expected to enter its 5th consecutive season in which production exceeds consumption. World production is forecast to decline by 400,000 tons to 26.05 million tons while consumption could grow by 4% to 24.4 million tons, resulting in a surplus of 1.7 million tons.

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11.09.2014

54th Dornbirn Man-Made Fibers Congress: call for papers

The Austrian Man-made Fibers Institute, Vienna/Austria, organizers of the 54th Dornbirn Man-Made Fibers Congress which takes place on September 16-18, 2015 in Dornbirn/Austria, plans to enlarge the number of lectures at the event.

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11.09.2014

Alexium: US auto group acquires fire retardant chemistry

Alexium International Group Ltd., Perth/Australia, has announced that a major US automotive interiors group has agreed to acquire its fire retardant (FR) chemistry for a commercial production run at their facilities. The buyer is one of the world’s largest providers of automotive body cloth....

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11.09.2014

Schoeller: 2014 Eurobike Award

The Swiss cycling clothing specialist, Scott Sports SA, Givisiez/Switzerland, has won one of the 2014 Eurobike awards with a cycling outfit made from a fabric from textile producer Schoeller Textile AG, Sevelen/Switzerland. The award was presented at the Eurobike trade fair in Friedrichshafen/Germany.

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10.09.2014

Texprocess: applications for Texprocess Campus

The leading international trade fair for the processing of textile and flexible materials Texprocess, which takes place from May 4-7, 2015 in Frankfurt/Germany, is also offering support in 2015, to young talents in the participating sectors. International universities, institutes and fashion academies can present their courses and programs of study...

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10.09.2014

Price Hanna: barrier nonwovens report

Management consulting company Price Hanna Consultants LLC., West Chester, PA/USA, has released a study covering the global market outlook for nonwovens and film used to provide infection barrier and protection in medical treatment environments.

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10.09.2014

Rieter: PT. Indorama first to receive all 4 Com4 Yarn licenses

The manufacturer of textile machinery, Rieter AG, Winterthur/Switzerland, has for the first time handed over all 4 licenses for the Com4 range. The licenses were granted to PT. Indorama Petrochemicals, Jakarta/Indonesia, one of the largest exporters of cotton and synthetic yarns in Indonesia.

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10.09.2014

VDMA: new Chairperson of Textile Machinery Association

With the election of Regina Brückner, Managing Associate of the textile machinery producer Brückner Trockentechnik GmbH & Co. KG, Leonberg/Germany, for the first time the Textile Machinery Association of the Verband Deutscher Maschinen- und Anlagenbau e.V. (VDMA), Frankfurt/Germany will be chaired by a woman.

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09.09.2014

ShanghaiTex: digital printing machinery zone expands

Digital printing technology brings various advantages to manufacturing process as it lowers production time and enables small-volume and customization production. The 17th International Exhibition on Textile Industry, ShanghaiTex 2015, will take place on June 15-18, 2015 in Shanghai/China.

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09.09.2014

Glanzstoff Industries: PPE fabrics for industrial customers

Viscose filament yarn producer Glanzstoff Industries GmbH, St. Pölten/Austria, in close cooperation with SR Webatex GmbH, Bayreuth/Germany, has developed the PPE multi norm woven fabric SR Flameprotect. Depending on the requirements the product is available in different weight categories.

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09.09.2014

Rieter: Sustainability Report 2013

Core themes of the 3rd Sustainability Report of the textile machinery producer Rieter Holding AG, Winterthur/Switzerland, are the global promotion of future generations of personnel and energy efficiency.

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08.09.2014

VDMA: promotion of young engineers

On the occasion of the members meeting of the textile machinery association Verband Deutscher Maschinen- und Anlagenbau e.V. (VDMA), Frankfurt/Germany, the Walter Reiners-Stiftung (foundation) awarded prizes for the promotion of young engineers. The creativity award of €2,000 was presented to Dominik Granich, Gerrit Hartmann, Andreas Schulz and Philipp Schleer....

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08.09.2014

Lectra: new managing director in Germany

The supplier of integrated technology solutions for textiles and flexible materials, Lectra SA, Paris/France, has appointed Chris Nicolaes as Managing Director for Lectra Germany, Ismaning/Germany. He is responsible for Lectra’s activities in Central and Eastern Europe, including Russia and, more globally CIS Countries.

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08.09.2014

Fleissner: Gerold Fleissner celebrates 90th birthday

Gerold Fleissner, a pioneer of the textile, man-made fiber and nonwovens industry, celebrates his 90th birthday on October 9, 2014.

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05.09.2014

1st Annual World Congress of Smart Materials-2015 in Korea

The 1st Annual World Congress of Smart Materials-2015 (WCSM-2015), with the theme “Co-creating Dream of Smartness”, will be held from March 23-25, 2015, in Busan/South Korea.

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05.09.2014

Nanotexnology 2015 in Thessaloniki

The International Conferences & Exhibition on Nanotechnologies & Organic Electronics, Nanotexnology 2015, will take place in Thessaloniki/Greece on July 4-11, 2015. The annual event brings together over 2,000 scientists, business and technical professionals to promote research and industrial collaborations and technology transfer by networking and matchmaking.

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