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May 24, 2011 – INVISTA, one of the world’s largest integrated producers of polymers and fibers, is investing more than US$100 million in a new LYCRA® fiber production plant in Brazil. Construction for the expansion project will begin immediately, with an expected opening in late 2012. “Brazil is a growing market for our business and …

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May 20, 2011 – Polymer Group, Inc. (NYSE: BX) today reported continued strong progress toward achieving its financial and sustainability goals in its first annual Stakeholders’ Report, which combines sustainability reporting based on the Global Reporting Initiative’s (GRI) G3 reporting framework with annual report data. Also underscoring the company’s sustainability accomplishments, PGI announced three recent …

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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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