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Teijin and Kinoshita Fishing Net Mfg Co Ltd claim to have developed the world's first knotless fishing netting made from an ultra-high molecular-weight polyethylene (UHMWPE) slit-film yarn.

A fabric that absorbs sweat, dries quickly, traps warm air and is comfortable to wear next to the skin has been developed by Teijin Frontier Co Ltd.

Following its recent acquisition by Karl Mayer Group(1), manufacturer of flat-knitting machinery, Stoll will soon be moving its headquarters

Two German companies concerned with the recycling of carbon fibre are to be acquired by Mitsubishi Chemical Corp (MCC) of Tokyo, Japan.

Systems from Karl Mayer's digital technologies company KM.ON are being used by European warp-knitting company Georg+Otto Friedrich to monitor the performance of its production machinery remotely.

Avery Dennison Graphics Solutions Europe is to become the sole distributor of an innovative self-adhesive textile window-film to the graphics industry in Europe, the Middle East and North Africa (E

A range of fabric wall coverings is easy to print on and offers a unique combination of aesthetics, durability and ease of installation, according to its developer, Aurora Specialty Textiles Group

A major producer of nonwovens from Germany is to work with a research institute to manufacture face masks for universities, government organisations and hospitals in North Carolina, USA.

Arkema is investing in the developer of an additive manufacturing (AM) process for the manufacture of composite components, Continuous Composites.

On 29 July 2020, Colzate, Italy-based machinery builder Itema Group announced it had completed its acquisition of PTMT.

The annual IFAI Expo, due to be held in Indianapolis, Indiana, USA, on 3–6 November 2020, will now take place online only.

A testing device that enables the behaviour of plastics to be determined at temperatures as low as –40°C without the need for a thermal chamber, has been developed by researchers at the Fraunhofer

A scheme for the closed-loop recycling of end-of-life carbon fibre-reinforced plastic (CFRP) aerospace parts is to be established by ELG Carbon Fibre and Aerocircular NV.

Plans to invest over CHF20 million (€18.5 million) in order to support the Indian wind-energy industry have been revealed by Gurit of Zurich, Switzerland.

The University of Liverpool and Scott Bader of Wellingborough, both in the UK, have established Polymer Mimetics, a joint venture to develop a novel polymer chemistry platform for the industrial ch

GKN Aerospace has taken ownership of its 10 200-m2 (110 000 square feet) Global Technology Centre (GTC) in Bristol, UK, which it will use to develop methods for the high-volume productio

One of the largest manufacturers of polyester (PES) yarn in Southern China, Fujian Billion Polymerization Technology Industrial Co Ltd, is to start producing industrial yarn using systems supplied

A Finnish company claims to have developed a long-lasting surface treatment capable of killing the novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) responsible for the COVID-19 pandemic.

A superabsorbent fibre (SAF) for the manufacture of superabsorbent nonwovens that are resistant to shrinkage has been launched by Technical Absorbents Ltd (TAL).