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A highly lofted synthetic down and a loose-fill insulation have been launched by PrimaLoft Inc of Latham, New York, USA.

A flexible, thin-film moisture-sensor that can be incorporated into diapers has been developed by Toray of Tokyo, Japan.

US recycler of textiles, Leigh Fibers has acquired its compatriot, textile-waste management specialist Martex Fiber, which it has renamed Revive Fiber.

Nonwovens for car seats, green roofs and packaging will be showcased by Freudenberg Performance Materials, of Weinheim, Germany, at Techtextil

High-performance nonwovens for the automotive and hygiene industries will be among the highlights on Sandler's stand at Techtextil.

Subdued demand for its fibres, and escalating prices for raw materials and energy had a significant impact on Lenzing Group's earnings in 2023.

While Swiss manufacturer of spinning machinery, Rieter, generated solid revenues in 2023, the company is currently facing a drastic decrease in incoming orders.

Supplier of materials for acoustic and thermal management to the automotive industry, Autoneum, is increasing its production capacities in Asia with new plants in Changchun, China, and Pune, India.

The developer of technology that enables the recycling of cotton-rich textile waste and other pulp-based materials into cellulosic fibres (called Infinna), Infinited Fiber Co (IFC) of Espoo, Finlan

A tape-based composite that demonstrates in-plane isotropy, and high strength and stiffness, has been launched by Oxeon AB of Borås, Sweden.

An intermediate-modulus (IM) carbon fibre for the reinforcement of composites for aerospace applications has been launched by Hexcel Corp of Stamford, Connecticut, USA.

Winterhur, Switzerland-based supplier of materials for acoustic and thermal management, Autoneum, has established a new business unit that will target the market for commercial vehicles.

A range of wetlaid, synthetic nonwovens has been launched for use in a variety of applications by Freudenberg Performance Materials of Weinheim, Germany.

Glass-fibre nonwoven veils from Technical Fibre Products (TFP) can be used as carrier layers to improve the performance of fibre–metal laminates (FMLs), according to a recent study conducted by the

Facing constant increases in its costs and drops in demand for its products both domestically and internationally, Swiss finisher of textiles for a wide range of industries, AG Cilander, is to clos

SGL Carbon is currently evaluating strategic options for its Carbon Fibers (CF) business, including its partial or complete divestment, on the back of its low sales in 2023.

After generating lower-than-expected sales of its fibres in the second half of 2023, textiles recycler Renewcell, of Stockholm, Sweden, has filed for bankruptcy.

Oerlikon Group of Pfäffikon, Switzerland, has revealed plans to divest itself of its Polymer Processing Solutions division within the next one-to-three years.

Textiles made from polyester (PES) release water-insoluble oligomers, which have an unknown effect on humans and the environment, when they are laundered, according to researchers from Empa in St.

A cotton fabric coated with nanofibres made from nanodiamonds and polyurethane (PU) that can cool its wearer by 2–3°C is being developed by researchers at RMIT University in Melbourne, Victoria, Au