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Chemical Fibers & Textile Industry

24.05.2017

DNFI: Innovation in Natural Fibres Award 2017 submissions due

The Discover Natural Fibre Initiative (DNFI) was created in January 2010 as an outgrowth of the International Year of Natural Fibers 2009, which had been declared by the United Nations General Assembly. The purposes of DNFI are to advance the interests of all natural fiber industries and to encourage increased use of natural fibers in the world economy.

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24.05.2017

Huntsman: merger with Clariant

The manufacturer of specialty chemicals, Huntsman Corp. Woodlands TX/USA, and the specialty chemicals company Clariant International Ltd., Muttenz/Switzerland, have agreed to combine in an all-stock merger of equals. The merged company will be named HuntsmanClariant.

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24.05.2017

Starlinger: low production cost with new 8-shuttle circular loom

The FX 8.0 circular loom for the production of heavy-duty tape fabric from the producer of machinery and complete lines for woven plastic bag production Starlinger & Co. Ges.m.b.H., Vienna/Austria, ranks among the leading models on the market. With 850 picks/minute it is more than 30% faster than comparable circular looms, and it has the lowest production cost per square meter of fabric.

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23.05.2017

Invista: enhanced flame retardant fabric for extreme industrial environments

The Cordura brand fabric from Invista S.à.r.l., Wichita, KS/USA, has teamed up with specialist in military, workwear and industrial protective fabrics, Carrington Workwear Ltd., Adlington/UK, to offer a flame retardant fabric engineered with Cordura Nyco fabric technology to enhance durability.

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23.05.2017

SPGPrints: EDP Award 2017 for “Best Textile Solution”

The manufacturer of printing machines SPGPrints, Boxmeer/Netherlands, won the European Digital Press Association (EDP) Award for “Best Textile Solution” in the Print and Finishing Category with its Javelin digital textile printer. The award was presented at a ceremony during the FESPA 2017 exhibition in Hamburg/Germany on May 10, 2017.

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23.05.2017

ITMF: shipments of new textile machinery in 2016 vary between segments

The main results of the 39th annual International Textile Machinery Shipment Statistics have been released by the International Textile Manufacturers Federation (ITMF), Zurich/Switzerland. The report covers 6 segments of textile machinery, namely spinning, draw-texturing, weaving, large circular knitting, flat knitting and finishing.

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19.05.2017

ITA: decomposable double bass made out of carbon reinforced plastics

The Institut für Textiltechnik (ITA) der RWTH Aachen University, Aachen/Germany, and the string-instrument maker mezzo-forte Streichinstrumente, Werther/Germany, have jointly developed a decomposable double bass made out of carbon reinforced plastics whose neck and corpus can be dismantled through a junction also made out of carbon reinforced plastics.

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19.05.2017

Lectra: laser airbag cutters for German airbag manufacturer’s new cutting room

The supplier of integrated technology solutions for textile and flexible materials, Lectra SA, Paris/France, has delivered 2 FocusQuantum FT6K for multi-ply airbag fabric for ZF TRW Occupant Safety Systems to ZF TRW, the Active and Passive Safety Division of ZF Friedrichshafen AG, Friedrichshafen/Germany, a maker of car parts.

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19.05.2017

The Fiber Year: fiber market surpasses 100 million tons in 2016

In 2016, the world textile fiber industry saw its market size surpass the threshold of 100 million tons, reaching 101.4 million tons (+1.4%). Man-made fibers grew 2.0% while natural fibers remained unchanged.

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19.05.2017

AMSilk: expansion of Business Development Unit team

The producer of biopolymers and spider silk AMSilk GmbH, Planegg/Germany, has further expanded its Business Development Unit. Since April 1, 2017, Dr. Volker Wagner-Solbach is Procurement & Supply Chain Manager; he is responsible for the procurement and the smooth supply chain process to make sure that the increasing demand of silk biopolymers...

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18.05.2017

Leister: welding machine for hems

The plastic welding specialist Leister Technologies AG, Kaegiswil/Switzerland, is launching the Hemtek ST, a stationary machine specializing in the welding of hems. It can be used to weld both closed and open hems, and can even reliably process hems with piping.

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18.05.2017

Acimit: positive start to 2017

2017 has started off on a positive note for Italian textile machinery manufacturers. For the first quarter (Q1), orders have increased both domestically in Italy and abroad.

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18.05.2017

Invista/Südwolle: collaboration for new performance wools

The Cordura brand of the fiber producer Invista S.à.r.l., Wichita KS/USA, announces its new collaboration with the manufacturer of worsted products Südwolle Group, Nürnberg/Germany, as the 2 work together to create a variety of endurance polyamide 6.6/wool blend yarns.

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17.05.2017

Andritz: complete needlepunch line for TTL

Andritz Nonwoven has received an order from TTL to supply a complete needlepunch neXline eXcelle line.

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17.05.2017

Uster: 1.000.000 units of Quantum 3 yarn clearers

The Quantum 3 generation of Uster is set to reach a notable milestone in the autumn months of 2017, when the 1.000.000th unit will be produced.

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17.05.2017

Mitsubishi: internet of things to increase quality and productivity

At the Texprocess Mitsubishi Electric presented an application following up on current industry requirements regarding the internet of things.

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16.05.2017

Techtextil/Texprocess 2015: exhibitor and visitor records

Around 47,500 visitors (+ 14%) from 114 countries attented Techtextil, and Texprocess, in Frankfurt /Germany from May 9-12, 2017.

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16.05.2017

Michelin: investment in tire cord factory expansion

French group Michelin SA, Clermont-Ferrand, will invest €60 million in its tire cord factory in Zalau/Romania, aiming to increase production by 50% by 2019.

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16.05.2017

Lenzing: best quarterly results in company’s history

In the 1st quarter 2017 Lenzing AG increased sales by 14.3% to € 586.2 million and achieved the best quarterly results in the company’s history.

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12.05.2017

Itema: majority stake in Lamiflex and minority stake in NoeCha

Itema SpA finalized the agreements to acquire 61% of shares in Lamiflex and a minority stake in NoeCha.

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