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Suominen is to proceed with its plan to cease manufacturing operations at its nonwovens plant in Mozzate, Italy.

Equipment for the calendering of synthetic filer media, thereby improving its mechanical strength, is to be installed by Ahlstrom at its facility in Hyun Poong, South Korea.

Methods for the recycling of off-cuts of ultra-high molecular-weight polyethylene (UHMWPE) fabrics are being developed by Aluula with assistance from the University of British Columbia (UBC). 

A resource-efficient method for producing spunbond nonwovens is being used to create a range of carpet backings by Freudenberg Performance Materials, of Weinheim, Germany.  

A centre for the development, prototyping and testing of composites and other advanced materials has been opened by Cygnet Texkimp at its headquarters in Northwich, UK.

A line for the production of soft and drapeable nonwovens for the hygiene industry is being presented by Reifenhäuser Reicofil, of Troisdorf, Germany, at INDEX.  

A range of nonwoven veils that are made from natural and recycled fibres, and can be used to improve the finish, processing characteristics and functionality of composite parts, is to be launched a

Electrospun nonwovens that exhibit an unusual combination of high electrical conductivity and low thermal conductivity are being developed by researchers at the University of Bayreuth in Germany. 

Andritz is building what it describes as the first industrial-scale automatic textile sorting and recycling line in France in partnership with Pellenc ST and Nouvelles Fibres Textiles.

An ultrasonic sewing machine (SeamMaster) is to be showcased by Sonobond Ultrasonics, of West Chester, Pennsylvania, USA, at Techtextil North America (TTNA)

A range of fibres for the production of bio-based absorbent hygiene products (AHPs) will be showcased at INDEX by Kelheim Fibres, of Kelheim, Germany.

A pre-treatment agent that can be used prior to chemical recycling processes to remove polyurethane (PU, elastane) fibres from polyester (PES)-blend fabrics is being developed by Teijin Frontier of

A complete a wetlaid/hydroentanglement (wetlace) line from Andritz for the production of nonwoven roll goods for biodegradable, plastic-free wet wipes has been started-up by Lotus Teknik Tekstil AŞ

Systems that can be used in place of conventional water- and energy-intensive machines for the dyeing and finishing of textiles will be shown at ITMA 2023 by two members of the Stockholm-b

After a significant (9.3%) spike in 2020 and 2021 caused by the human coronavirus (covid-19) pandemic, production of nonwovens in Greater Europe (including Western and Eastern European countries, T

At JEC World, supplier of metering pumps for the production of the polyacrylonitrile (PAN) precursor used to manufacture carbon fibre, Slack & Parr, is to highlight how its technologie

A novel epoxy prepreg has been developed by Composites Evolution for the manufacture of the floor-mounted battery box for Charge Cars' Ford Mustang-inspired ‘67 electric vehicle (EV). 

Lines for the mechanical recycling of textiles and the airlaying of nonwovens have been delivered, installed and commissioned at Novafiber’s production site in Palín, Guatemala, by Andritz. 

A range of unidirectional (UD) carbon fibre reinforcements that feature uniform gaps within them in order to facilitate resin-infusion processes is to be launched at JEC World by Oxeon AB

Autoneum, of Winterthur, Switzerland, has completed its acquisition of the automotive business of Borgers for €117 million thr