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NSC Groupe, France, and Rieter Textile Systems, Switzerland, have signed a cooperation agreement between their nonwovens businesses: NSC nonwoven (Asselin-Thibeau), France, and Rieter Perfojet, France
The Nonwovens Network was founded to help push the boundaries of applications for nonwovens--exploring future,as well as consolidating current,markets.Ian Holme reports from the Network's 1st Internat
BASF, a leading producer of superabsorbents,is continuing to expand its applications portfolio for these functional polymers.
German researchers have developed a method for coating fibres with nanoparticles of titanium dioxide and zinc oxide.
With the lapse of the agreed period of five years,EMS-Chemie AG of Switzerland and Japan's Showa Denko KK have ended their speciality nylon joint venture EC-Showa Denko KK.
An international team has formed to develop critically needed protective garments for first responders to natural disasters and bio-terror attacks.
Performance Fibers Holdings Inc has acquired the North American business of Diolen Industrial Fibers Inc from Acordis.
Some 800 Exhibitors from 33 countries are set to showcase their latest technology at the second Asian edition of the world's largest textile machinery exhibition--ITMA.
At ITMA Asia 2005 Eduard Kusters Maschinenfabrik of Krefeld,Germany, will present its diverse product programme:
The Cartel Authorities have approved Saurer's takeover of the Austrian company Fehrer AG in Linz.
Following The Launch of the European Technology Platform for the Future of Textiles and Clothing in December 2004, Europe's textile and clothing industry and research community during the first half o
Italian Industrial Group Itema has begun a radical reorganization of its different business areas.
It's almost 40 years since the world's first artificial sports pitch, Astroturf, was installed in the Houston Astrodome and making headline news.But the technology wasn't ready and demand dropped in t
Diolen Industrial Fibers has announced an investment in a new spinning line to further increase capacity for the recently introduced one-step polyester tyre yarns, at the company's facility in Emmen,T
Auxetics are extraordinary materials that become fatter when stretched and thinner when compressed.
Switzerland's textile machinery giants are planning a host of innovations for technical textiles producers visiting the forthcoming ITMA Asia exhibition.
Picanol will be present at ITMA Asia where it will show six weaving machines including its latest-- the airjet loom OMNIplus 800.
Survival 2005,a one-day conference held in Leeds,UK,focused on novel ideas to improve both comfort and safety,the understanding of comfort,and the need to consider complete clothing systems,reports Ia
Our new Asian correspondent Vicky Sung spoke to exhibitors from that region at Techtextil/Avantex:she found general satisfaction with the show,improving standards for Asian products and a desire to co
International Newsletters Ltd has published a market survey that aims to establish the true status of smart textile technologies, to describe current and future markets for products using these techno