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Technical Textile Markets
Issue 127:
October 2023

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Editorial: Prospects for graphene in technical textile markets threatened by barriers to commercialisation (17 pages)
Technical textile markets: product developments and innovations, October 2023 (20 pages)
The world nonwovens industry: part 3--ten small producers, October 2023 (42 pages)
Single-use medical nonwovens: the pros and cons (22 pages)
Global technical textiles business update, October 2023 (26 pages)
Statistics: trends in production of fibre reinforced composite materials in Europe, October 2023 (23 pages)

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Global technical textiles business update, October 2023

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This report provides a round-up of the latest developments in the global technical textiles sector, including: acquisitions, divestments and mergers; business news; events; investments; and joint ventures. The report contains news relating to the following innovative companies and other organisations: 3M, Andritz, Avery Dennison, BASF Venture Capital (BVC), Batene, CETI, Dan-Web Machinery, Darling Fibers, DePoly, EDANA, Freudenberg Performance Materials, Gentex Corporation, Hangzhou Nbond Nonwovens, HeiQ, INDA, ITMA Asia + CITME, Lenzing Group, Lotus Teknik Tekstil, MAS Holdings, Newtex Industries, Perlon, Shaun Filaments, Solvay, Tallayne, Texaid, TexDel, and Woodspin.

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  • Andritz is to buy air-laid technologies supplier Dan-Web Machinery
  • MAS Holdings has acquired a stake in HeiQ AeoniQ
  • Newtex Industries has acquired the Industrial Textile Division of Gentex Corporation
  • Synthetic filaments manufacturer Perlon has acquired Shaun Filaments
  • Tallayne has purchased the Nufabrx infusion technologies developed by Textile-Based Delivery (TexDel)

  • 3M will pay to settle claims of water pollution caused by per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFASs)
  • A sustainable textiles and packaging materials hub has been established by Darling Fibers in South Carolina, USA
  • Batene has secured further funding for the commercialisation of metal fleece-based current collectors which could increase the energy densities and charging speeds of lithium-ion (Li-ion) batteries
  • Chemicals company Solvay has announced new business names as its plans for separation progress
  • Manufacturers of textile machinery could be threatened by a planned EU ban on per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFASs)

  • ITMA Asia + CITME 2025 is to be held in Singapore during October 28-31, 2025

  • A line for producing three-dimensional (3D) entangled polymer filament mats has been started up in China by Freudenberg Performance Materials
  • Andritz has installed a pilot hydroentanglement line in France
  • BASF Venture Capital (BVC) has invested in a polyester recycling company called DePoly
  • CETI has installed a melt spinning line supplied by Fibre Extrusion Technology (FET)
  • Lotus Teknik Tekstil is to invest in digital data analysis tools for its new Andritz nonwovens line
  • Woodspin has opened its first facility for producing recyclable and biodegradable fibre from sustainably grown wood

  • Avery Dennison and Texaid are to collaborate in tackling the challenges of textile recycling
  • EDANA has formed a joint programme with INDA to extend the reach of EDANA's Quality and Audit Programme for the hygiene products industry to the USA
  • Lenzing Group has announced the signing of a strategic partnership agreement with Hangzhou Nbond Nonwovens to accelerate the development of flushable nonwoven products
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