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Techtextil 2018 preview

TTNet is pleased to make available our preview of the Techtextil North America exhibition (22-24 May, Atlanta, GA, USA). Please click here to access a complimentary PDF of this article as it appears in our sister publication Technical Textiles International.


Nonwovens for High-performance Applications

PROGRAMME ANNOUNCED for the 4th International Conference on Nonwovens for High-performance Applications, Cannes, France  

We are pleased to announce the programme for this year's conference, which can be viewed in full here

Visit the conference website to view the programme, speaker biographies and how to register as a delegate or event sponsor.

The next NHPA will take place at the Novotel Cannes Montfleury in Cannes, France, on 10-11 October 2018.

Early-bird delegate registration and event sponsorship packages are available to purchase in our online Shop.


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In their attempts to conquer space travel, today’s private companies backed by entrepreneurs have a rich legacy of development work from the USA’s National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) to draw on, writes Adrian Wilson

The fifteenth edition of Techtextil North America (TTNA) will take place in Atlanta, Georgia, USA, on 22–24 May 2018. Co-located with Texprocess Americas, also organized by Messe Frankfurt Inc of Atlanta, the combined shows offer a comprehensive overview of the performance textiles industry in the region, from the beginning to the end of the supply chain, and have become an important date in the calendar. To help our readers find what they want in the expansive halls of the Georgia World Congress Center, Composites Editor James Bakewell has compiled this preview of the shows

Founded in 1880, Bekaert of Zwevegem, Belgium, has grown to become a worldwide company with around 30 000 employees specializing in steel wire and coating technologies. For more than 40 years, an important part of this activity has been in developing, making and supplying metal/metal alloy fibres, textiles and semi-finished products, reports Nick Butler.

Few can afford to ignore the draw of the large and fast-growing market in China, but many are still worried about trading there owing to the unique challenges this poses. Jason Teng believes reassurance is to be found in first understanding how to use the local legal framework for intellectual property rights to protect the would-be trader’s innovations.