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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

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