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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

A fabric that can reduce the size of the heat signature of its wearer when they are viewed through thermal observation devices has been developed by Carrington Textiles of Adlington, UK.  

Technologies for the production of yarns for airbags, seatbelts and geotextiles, and a system for the hydrocharging of meltblown nonwovens, are to be shown by Oerlikon Polymer Processing Solutions

A laboratory-scale system that enables companies to trial waterless dyeing technology has been launched by Alchemie Technology of Cambridge, UK.

Munderkingen, Germany-based manufacturer of synthetic filaments, Perlon, has opened a plant in Goa, India, describing the event as a significant milestone in its global expansion strategy.

An antioxidant and antibacterial nanofibre coating, which could be used to make cotton bandages that fight infection and help wounds heal quickly, is being developed by researchers at Cornell Unive

Bally Ribbon Mills (BRM) is to highlight its expertise in three-dimensional (3D) weaving at JEC World, which takes place in Paris, France, on 5–7 March 2024.

The length at which yarn-shaped supercapacitors (YSCs) yield their highest energy outputs has been determined by researchers at North Carolina State University (NCSU) in Raleigh, USA.

A range of double-belt presses, precision scattering lines and continuous film casting technologies for the manufacture of composites will be shown by IPCO at JEC World.

Berry Global is to spin-off the majority of its Health, Hygiene and Specialties (HH&S) segment, including its Global Nonwovens and Films business, and merge it with Glatfelter, to create a new 

A multilayer nonwoven wrap (Reliance Fusion) that ensures that equipment trays in hospitals remain sterile has been approved for marketing and sale in the USA by the Food and Drug Administration (F

Surfacing veils for the manufacture of lightweight fibre-reinforced plastic (FRP) parts will be presented by Freudenberg Performance Materials at JEC World.

A strain of bacteria that can convert waste polyethylene (PE) into a form of biodegradable spider silk is being developed by researchers at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) in Troy, New York,

North Carolina’s textile industry is to receive funding of up to US$160 million over the next ten years from the US National Science Foundation (NSF) to spur research and development (R&D) work