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The President of supplier of ultrasonic bonding and welding technologies, Sonobond Ultrasonics Inc, Janet Devine, has retired after over 17 years in charge of the company. 

For more than 40 years, Cordura Advanced Fabrics and Bach Equipment have been working together on products that are durable and long lasting.

A bio-based and biodegradable finish (Purissimo NTL) that reduces the presence of allergens found in cat and dog hairs, pollen and allergens created by dust mites is to be launched by Devan of Rons

Saertex is increasing its global capacity for the manufacture of multiaxial non-crimp fabrics from glass, carbon, aramid and natural fibres for the reinforcement of composites.  

An efficient additive manufacturing (AM) process for the production of natural fibre-reinforced bioplastic parts is being developed by researchers at the German Institutes of Textile and Fiber Rese

A recyclable, polyester (PES) fibre-based alternative to the polyurethane (PU) foam currently used for the production of automotive seat-cushioning is being developed by Faurecia and Indorama Ventu

Autoneum has installed a cold chamber at its headquarters in Winterthur, Switzerland, which is says will enable it to adapt and optimise its technologies for thermal management in electric vehicles

A camera system and related software that automatically detects defects in carbon fibres as they are being produced is being developed by a researcher at the Institute for Textile Technology (ITA)

Thin, lightweight, durable and flexible solar cells that can applied to textiles are being developed by researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in Cambridge, USA. 

The world's first line for the recycling of waste agricultural plastics, such as bale nets and twines, has been started-up by RecyOuest at its mill (and headquarters) in Argentan, France. 

An ultra-high-tensile-strength carbon fibre has been developed by Hyosung Advanced Materials, of Seoul, South Korea. 

The developer of a process for the production of bio-based acrylonitrile (ACN), Trillium Renewable Chemicals, has secured funding from investors and the US Department of Energy (DoE)’s Advanced Man

Trützschler Card Clothing (TCC) is investing €12 million to expand its production, warehouse and office facilities with the construction of a new building at its headquarters in Neubulach, Germany.

A polylactic acid (PLA) resin that biodegrades more rapidly in oceans, rivers and soil than conventional PLA, while demonstrating the same strength and processing characteristics, has been develope

A variety of technologies for the production of meltblown and spunbond filter media are to be showcased by Oerlikon Nonwoven of Neumünster, Germany, at Filtech

Digital simulations are being used by researchers at the Fraunhofer Institute for Industrial Mathematics (ITWM) in Kaiserslautern, Germany, to make the meltblowing process for the production of inf

Polyamide (PA) 6 recovered from discarded fishing nets using a chemical process by Refineverse Group Inc is to be converted into fibres, yarns and textiles by Toray. 

Dissolving pulp sourced from textile waste by Renewcell is to be used by Lenzing Group for the production of cellulosic fibres, following the signing of a supply agreement by the two companies.   

An efficient method for making stretch-broken tows of carbon fibre that enable the production of more formable composites is being developed by researchers at Montana State University (MSU) in Boze

Argentine manufacturer of sportswear, Texameri SA, has recently installed two stenters (Power-Frame) from Brückner Textile Technologies for the finishing of knitted fabrics.