Technical Textiles Business Update is an executive briefing, supplied in electronic format. Each month, we include details of the latest developments and business news in the technical textiles and nonwovens sector.
What's in it? "Technical Textiles Business Update" includes information on developments in the international apparel sector, such as developments in:
additives for nonwovens
fabrics for paper machines
load securing systems
nonwovens for hygiene applications
performance fibres and fabrics
three-dimensional (3D) printing
It also contains news of such companies and organisations as Adesso Advanced Materials, Ahlstrom, AMSilk, Andritz Küsters, Beaulieu Fibres, Clariant, Directa Plus, DSM Dyneema, DuPont, Freudenberg Performance Materials, GE Aviation, Huntsman Textile Effects, Institut für Textiltechnik (ITA), Kelheim Fibres, Kraig Biocraft Laboratories, Lenzing Group, Metyx Composites, Mimaki, Mitsubishi Rayon, Nano Dimension Technologies, Norafin, Osmotek, Oxeon, Pegas, Reifenhäuser Group, SCA, Scott Bader, SGL, Spidey Tek, Suominen, TBA Protective Technologies, Technical Absorbents, Teijin, TenCate, and Xerium Technologies.
Like all Textiles Intelligence publications, "Technical Textiles Business Update" is a reliable source of independently sourced business information, and it does not carry advertising.
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PRODUCT DEVELOPMENTS AND INNOVATIONS in:
4M Carbon Fiber has developed a carbon fibre which is stronger than carbon fibres manufactured using conventional processes
Beaulieu Fibres International has developed a new fibre called Meraspring for use in the manufacture of nonwoven products
Shima Seiki has developed a prototype flat knitting machine which could be used to manufacture three-dimensional (3D) carbon fibre preforms
Freudenberg Performance Materials has developed a nonwoven crimping material for use in the manufacture of footwear
Gurit has divested its automotive business
Karl Mayer Group is to acquire Stoll Group
Trade fairs Index20 and JEC World have been postponed amid concerns over COVID-19
Two TMAS machinery companies have teamed up with Juki Corporation to accelerate the production of filter bags
Montefibre Carbon will invest Euro16.2 mn in the establishment of a line for producing polyacrylonitrile (PAN) precursor and the construction of a carbonisation line in Spain
Quantum Materials is bringing forward a US$3.5 mn investment aimed at expanding US production of technical textiles