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Teijin Frontier Co Ltd has started-up an automated facility for the production of polyester (PES) filaments at its subsidiary, Teijin Polyester (Thailand) Ltd (TPL) in Pathumthani, Thailand. 

A fibre made entirely from recycled materials and embedded with minerals (Celliant) that convert body heat into infra-red (IR) radiation are to be launched by Unifi and Hologenix. 

A fabric that can respond to changes in temperature to warm-up or cool-down its wearer is being developed by researchers at Shinshu University in Nagano, Japan. 

A sensor that measures physical contact between a face mask and its wearer’s face, and can be applied to any kind of mask, is being developed by researchers in the USA, who say that it could be use

A facility that will manufacture products such as threads and yarns for the automotive, personal protection, and wire and cable industries has been opened by Coats in Huamantla, Mexico. 

The Lenzing Group has joined a consortium of companies working to create a circular system for the manufacture, collection, sorting and recycling of textiles and clothing. 

Following the signing of a contract, Freudenberg Performance Materials is to supply high-performance gas-diffusion layers for the stacks forming the cores of fuel-cell systems produced by a global

A high-precision machine for the slitting and winding of prepregs has been built by Cygnet Texkimp for industry trials at its Innovation Centre in Northwich, UK.

A continuous-fibre-reinforced thermoplastic (CFRTP) from Lanxess is being used to produce a mechanically stable underbody panel for Chinese carmaker Li Auto Inc's Li L9 and Li L8 plug-in hybrid spo

As it works to scale-up its business, manufacturer of artificial silk, AMSilk GmbH, has moved its headquarters to a 2000-m2 facility in Munich, Germany.

A process for the fast and precise high-pressure resin-transfer moulding (HPRTM) of a near-to-net-shape dry carbon fibre preform to yield a structural part for automotive applications has been deve

Dalco Nonwovens LLC and Global Felt Technologies (GFT) Inc have been acquired by Snow Peak Capital and the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the two companies, Joey Duncan. 

A partially bio-based and perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substance (PFAS)-free waterproof membrane has been launched by Polartec of Andover, Massachusetts, USA.  

Two fabrics – one softshell and one hardshell – that are made from recycled materials and are readily recyclable themselves have been launched for the production of protective functional clothing b

The 22nd edition of nonwovens exhibition IDEA will now be held on 29 April–1 May 2025 at the Miami Beach Convention Center in Miami, Florida, USA, according to the organiser of

A washable textile containing 1200 photovoltaic cells is being developed by researchers at Nottingham Trent University in the UK.

A range of production-ready, flax fibre-reinforced plastic parts has been launched for use in the automotive industry by Cobra Advanced Composites (CAC) of Chonburi, Thailand.  

Researchers in China have found a way to make standard silkworm silk stronger than spider silk by bathing it with metal ions and then re-spinning it. 

Andritz is to supply Welspun Advanced Materials with a predictive maintenance system for its hydroentanglement (spunlace) line at its plant in Chandenvalle, India. 

Ahlström Capital Group has signed an agreement to acquire 20% of manufacturer of natural fibres for the nonwovens industry, Bast Fibre Technologies (BFT).