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Dornbirn Congress Continues to Communicate Fiber Innovation

With global fiber production now exceeding 100 million tons – and growing at 3-4% a year – non-governmental organizations (NGOs), which focus on all parts of the textile value chain, are increasingly drawing attention to the fiber industry and producing unfavorable, critical reports. Textile products are placing huge pressures on the Earth’s resources and polluting the environment.…Continue Reading »

Tailored Non-Crimp-Fiber Technology for a Cost Saving and Highly Efficient Manufacturing of Automotive Components

The automotive tailgate part is one of the most complex components of a car. It has to be resistant against impact forces and at the same time it needs to be stiff. To meet these requirements the conventional tailgate consists of several metal components, the outer and inner part and several additional reinforcements parts. In order to address light weight design, the substitution of metal components with composites is considered.…Continue Reading »

Impact FX, the Next Generation: Optimizations for Increased Quality

From September 2018, all Zinser compact spinning machines will be supplied with a new Impact FX Generation. The pioneering features include: the enlarged front top rollers and compact front top rollers with new cots, the original Zinser compact apron, the built-in leaf spring and the flow-optimized suction tubes. The new generation of Impact FX reduces manufacturing costs, improves process safety and produces excellent yarn quality.…Continue Reading »

INDA Purchases Leading Filtration and Fiber Industry Publications: International Filtration News and International Fiber Journal

Cary, NC, Oct. 2, 2018 – INDA, the Association of the Nonwoven Fabrics Industry, today announced the acquisition of two leading industry publications: International Filtration News and International Fiber Journal. The association purchased the publications from International Media Group, Inc., based in Tempe, …Continue Reading »

SILVADUR™ Antimicrobials from Dow Microbial Control Earns Certification from Global Textile Industry Safety Standard Organization, Bluesign®

Dow Microbial Control, a global business unit of DowDuPont Specialty Products Division, announced in August that its patented antimicrobial technology for textiles and apparel – SILVADUR™ Antimicrobials – has been certified by the Bluesign® system, an important signifier to brands and …Continue Reading »

Hygenix 2018

The premiere event for absorbent hygiene & personal care markets.

IDEA 2019

The world’s preeminent event for nonwovens and engineered fabrics.

Techtextil Frankfurt 2019

International trade fair for technical textiles and nonwovens Techtextil is the leading international trade fair for technical textiles and nonwovens showing the full range of potential uses of textile technologies. International exhibitors will present their textile innovations to trade visitors, …Continue Reading »

ITMA 2019

Innovating the world of fibers, yarns and fabrics