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Automation Tops the Atlanta Agenda

By Adrian Wilson, International Correspondent

The combined Techtextil North America and Texprocess Americas shows, which took place at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta from May 22-24, drew together some 536 exhibitors from 32 countries, setting new records for both exhibitors (up 26%) and square meters of space sold (up 14%).

The event was dominated by Germany’s 1,300-square meter High-Tex showcase featuring the technical textile technologies …Continue Reading »

Revolutionary Rapid Fiber Measurement System

Diamscope uses the light microscopy method to automatically scan and analyze fibers in water, measuring diameter (from 0.2 µm), curvature and length (less than 0.5 mm). The water helps disperse the fibers evenly and rapidly.

The whole measurement process takes less than two minutes to prepare the sample and measure up to 20,000 fiber snippets. The system is self-cleaning and self-contained, …Continue Reading »

Enhanced Occupational Safety Drives Protective Textiles Market

By Geoff Fisher, European Editor

The second half of the 20th century saw a dramatic increase in the need for personal protection. The rise of health and safety requirements in the workplace has required the use of protective apparel for workers in many industries, while the threat of chemical and biological terrorist attacks, as well as natural pandemics, have become key political issues.…Continue Reading »

Cinte Techtextil CHINA 2018

Cinte Techtextil China is Asia’s leading biennial trade fair for technical textile and nonwoven products. As the daughter show of Techtextil in Germany, Cinte Techtextil China covers twelve application areas which comprehensively span the full range of potential uses of …Continue Reading »

Dornbirn Global Fiber Congress

DORNBIRN-GFC INNOVATIONS PLATFORM The Europe-centered innovation platform for the fiber industry and the downstream manufacturing stages is to serve as a generator of ideas and the basis for networking. This is borne out by the growing number of both participants …Continue Reading »


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