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Chemical Fibers & Textile Industry

21.08.2014

Oerlikon Neumag: new compact staple fiber line at CINTE

A comprehensive portfolio of nonwovens and staple fiber technologies, from spunbond and meltblown to air-laid nonwovens and the new compact staple fiber line Staple Force S 1000 will be presented by the textile machinery manufacturer Oerlikon Neumag, Neumünster/Germany, at the CINTE Techtextil 2014 trade fair in Shanghai/China from September 24-26, 2014.

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21.08.2014

Techtextil: new exhibitor and exhibition space records in sight

With around 8 months still to go before Techtextil 2015 opens its doors, 80% of the exhibition space occupied in 2013 has already been booked. The international trade fair for technical textiles and nonwovens, which takes place from May 4-7, 2015 in Frankfurt/Germany, is once again heading for new exhibitor and exhibition-space records.

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20.08.2014

Clariant: solid results in Q2 2014

The specialty chemicals company Clariant International Ltd. Muttenz/Switzerland, achieved sales from continuing operations of CHF1.53 billion compared to CHF1.54 billion previous year. In local currencies this amounts to an increase of 6%. Volume growth of 5% and the average price rise of 1% led to an organic sales increase of 6%.

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20.08.2014

Aunde: takeover of Fehrer

The automotive textile producer Aunde Achter & Ebels GmbH, Mönchengladbach/Germany, has announced that it will take over the automotive parts supplier F.S. Fehrer Automotive GmbH & Co. KG, Kitzingen/Germany. After successful operative restructuring, the financial reorganization of Fehrer is now also complete.

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19.08.2014

CHTC Fong’s: 2014 interim results

The dyeing and finishing machinery manufacturer, CHTC Fong’s Industries Co. Ltd., Hong Kong/China, has released its unaudited consolidated interim results for the first 6 months (H1) of 2014, ended June 30, 2014.

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19.08.2014

IfW: call for papers on Odor and Emissions of Plastic Materials

The 17th Workshop Odor and Emissions of Plastic Materials will take place on March 16-17, 2015 in Kassel/Germany hosted by the Institut für Werkstofftechnik (IfW), Kassel. All users and manufacturers as well as customers who use plastics in interiors are invited to participate in the workshop.

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19.08.2014

Hartmann: significantly improved half-year results

In the first 6 months (H1) of fiscal year 2014, the manufacturer of medical and hygiene products, Paul Hartmann AG, Heidenheim/Germany, achieved global sales of €909.5 million, an increase of 2.3% compared to the previous year. In the Wound Management segment, sales increased by 3.4% to €199.6 million in H1 2014.

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18.08.2014

INDA: Wipes Academy

The Association of the Nonwovens Fabrics Industry (INDA), Cary, NC/USA, is launching a new training course – “Wipes Academy” – that will provide comprehensive training to industry professionals centered on the wipes product and market sector. The first session will be October 8-9, 2014, at INDA Headquarters in Cary.

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18.08.2014

Saurer: new service center in India

The machinery and component specialist for yarn processing, Saurer AG, Wattwil/Switzerland, has inaugurated a state-of-the-art service center at Mohali/India. The service center is to enhance customer support in the Chandigarh region/Punjab. As well as the service center, the premises include sales, after sales offices.

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14.08.2014

Tecnon OrbiChem: new market study

The world caprolactam market has been transformed over the past few years by the drive to install production capacity in China and eliminate imports. The market research organization Tecnon Orbichem, London/UK, has released a new market study “Caprolactam & PA6: World Balances and Imbalances”, which documents the rising world trend towards captive PA6 polymerization....

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14.08.2014

Indonesia: filament anti-dumping duty

The Indonesian government will continue to focus to reduce dependence on imported raw materials according to the Indonesian Synthetic Fiber Makers Association (APSYFI), Jakarta/Indonesia. Under the coordination of the Ministry of Economy, various efforts are being made to address the trade deficit, as the surges of imported products also potentially hit the national industry.

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14.08.2014

TAL: K-Sorb at CINTE

Super absorbent fiber (SAF) manufacturer Technical Absorbents Ltd. (TAL), Grimsby/UK, is gearing up to use the 3 day CINTE exhibition in Shanghai/China from September 24-26, 2014 to launch its K-Sorb fabric technology to the Asian market. This will coincide with a further launch event being held in the UK.

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13.08.2014

Yarn Expo Autumn 2014: more eco products

With an exhibition area standing at 5,000m², nearly 150 overseas and domestic yarn suppliers will participate in Yarn Expo Autumn 2014 from October 20-22, 2014 in Shanghai/China. Many of them will showcase their latest eco products. Established high-tenacity cellulosic spun yarns, such as modal and lyocell will be presented, as well as new performance spun yarns....

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13.08.2014

BASF: expansion of Innovation Campus Asia Pacific

The chemical company BSFE SE, Ludwigshafen/Germany, has broken ground on the 2nd phase of its Innovation Campus Asia Pacific at its Pudong site in Shanghai/China. The €90 million expansion consists of an additional regional research and development (R&D) building and auxiliary facilities and it will be completed by the end of 2015.

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13.08.2014

Kiian: collaboration with J-Teck3

The supplier of digital printing solutions, Kiian Digital, Luisago/Italy, and the developer of digital inks, J-Teck3 Srl, Albese con Cassano/Italy, are joining forces to create a new Group with extended capability and greater resources to meet the challenges resulting from the growth of the digital printing sector.

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12.08.2014

Empa/MPI: synthesized CNT’s

For the first time, researchers at Empa (Swiss Federal Laboratories for Material Science and Technology), Dübendorf/Switzerland, and the Max Planck Institute for Solid State Research, Stuttgart/Germany, have succeeded in "growing" single-wall carbon nanotubes (CNT) with a single predefined structure - and hence with identical electronic properties.

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12.08.2014

Texworld Istanbul: high registration

Messe Frankfurt GmbH, Frankfurt/Germany, reports great resonance for the 1st Texworld Istanbul. From November 4-6, 2014, around 150 exhibitors from about 10 countries are expected in Istanbul/Turkey. The companies, coming largely from the Asia region, represent the entire market of apparel fabrics and accessories.

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12.08.2014

BASF: pigment printing for sensitive textile applications

The chemical company BASF SE, Ludwigshafen/Germany, has introduced Helizarin EcoSafe, a ‘zero add-on’ formaldehyde pigment printing system. This system is particularly suitable for sensitive textile applications such as infant and baby clothing. Helizarin EcoSafe offers key advantages of a pigment printing system over a conventional reactive printing process....

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11.08.2014

Arvind OG: entry into nonwovens manufacturing

Arvind OG Nonwovens Pvt. Ltd. (AOG), Ahmebad/India, a joint venture between Arvind Ltd. Ahmebad/India, and OG Corporation Osaka/Japan, has inaugurated its manufacturing facilities near Ahmedabad. The JV will manufacture high quality nonwovens using needle-punch technology for bag house filtration, artificial leather and a variety of other applications.

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11.08.2014

Texas Tech: nonwoven cotton as picker-upper for oil spills

Researchers at Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX/USA, have discovered that low-grade cotton made into an absorbent nonwoven mat can collect up to 50 times its own weight in oil. The results strengthen the use of cotton as a natural sorbent for oil.

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