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May 17, 2011 – The world textile industry in 2010 has experienced the most potent growth in twenty-five years. Manufacturing volumes of natural and manmade fibers rocketed upwards by 8.6%, or 6.4 million tonnes, at 80.8 million tonnes. This corresponds to an average per capita consumption of 11.8 kg. Thus, an average annual fiber growth …

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May 17, 2011 – The first trading day of Rieter shares ex dividend (ticker symbol RIEN unchanged) on the SIX Swiss Exchange without the Automotive Systems business was first traded on May 13, 2011. This company with registered offices in Winterthur, Switzerland is a global market leader in short-staple spinning machinery and components, with the …

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May 17, 2011 – Uhde Inventa-Fischer has acquired an order from SK Chemicals Co., Ltd. for the supply of a state-of-the-art and patented DISCAGE® reactor as well as of special equipment for the production of high performance PET. SK Chemicals Co., Ltd. will use the new equipment for the revamp of one of its own …

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May 15, 2011 – BG Filter Group ordered a spunjet line with a width of 6.6 m for the production of nonwoven fabrics for the filtration and geotextile industries. This line will be equipped with the widest hydroentanglement unit worldwide. This equipment by ANDRITZ surpasses previous maximum widths by around 1.6 m. It will have a …

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May 11, 2011 – In the first three months of 2011, the Lenzing Group generated the best quarterly results in the company’s history. These record results were made possible by the increased shipment volumes related to the dynamic expansion of fiber production capacities, the continuing strong demand for Lenzing fibers as well as significantly higher …

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