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An efficient and user-friendly six-shuttle circular loom (FXa 6.0) for the production of high-quality polypropylene (PP) fabric tapes will be among the new technologies to be presented by Starlinge

A range of double-belt presses based on steel and polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) belts, or combinations of the two, for the manufacture of composites will be shown by IPCO, of Fellbach, Germany, at

Indorama Ventures' site in Obernburg, Germany, is to focus on the manufacture of products for tyres and automotive safety applications, including airbags, meaning that around 80 jobs will be lost a

Eight months before the next edition of Heimtextil in January 2024, over 2500 exhibitors have already registered their intent to take part in the show, according to the organiser, Messe Fr

A digital ring-spinning system that enables fine yarns to be created from sliver comprising 60–70% recycled fibres will be shown at ITMA by The Institut für Textiltechnik (ITA) at RWTH Aac

A range of auxiliaries made from recycled vegetable oil from the cooking of food will be launched at ITMA by Erca of Grassobbio, Italy. 

A microwave-based process for recycling polyamide (PA) 66 is being developed through a project launched in April 2023 by Asahi Kasei and Microwave Chemical. 

A range of fire-retardant, coated polypropylene (PP) fabrics that are free from polyvinyl chloride (PVC) are to be showcased at Techtextil North America (TTNA) by Renegade Plastics. 

A velour loom delivered by Andritz to Foss Floors for the production of floor coverings from recycled plastics has been started-up successfully. 

Highly automated processes for the production of finished garments and home textiles will be demonstrated by members of the Swedish Textile Machinery Association (TMAS) at ITMA in Milan, I

A waterless process for the dyeing of automotive textiles is being developed by Circotex of Hoofddorp, The Netherlands, and Borgstena Textile of Nelas, Portugal. 

The US Army has awarded a US$4-million contract for the development of composite parts for hypersonic vehicles to Albany Engineered Composites (AEC) of Rochester, New Hampshire, USA. 

Fong’s Europe of Schwäbisch Hall, Germany, is to highlight the advantages of its hydraulic long-tube machine (Then Supratec LTM) for the dyeing of highly elastic and delicate crease-mark-sensitive

A range of filter media impregnated with a resin based on lignin, a by-product of the production of pulp, has been launched for automotive applications by Ahlstrom of Helsinki, Finland.

Manufacturer of technical textiles and composites, Porcher Industries, and producer of flax fibres, Terre de Lin, are to cooperate to increase sales of flax-fibre-based reinforcements for thermopla

A plant for the manufacture of fabrics and cushions for airbags is to be constructed in Vietnam by Autoliv Inc of Stockholm, Sweden. 

A flexible and lightweight aramid fibre has been launched for the production of soft armour by DuPont of Wilmington, Delaware, USA.

Suominen is to proceed with its plan to cease manufacturing operations at its nonwovens plant in Mozzate, Italy.

Equipment for the calendering of synthetic filer media, thereby improving its mechanical strength, is to be installed by Ahlstrom at its facility in Hyun Poong, South Korea.

Methods for the recycling of off-cuts of ultra-high molecular-weight polyethylene (UHMWPE) fabrics are being developed by Aluula with assistance from the University of British Columbia (UBC).