Movers & Shakers – May 2021: Suominen commits to 50% increase in sustainable product sales by 2025, launching at least 10 sustainable products per year

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Student Spotlight: e-Textiles offer promising data to improve the comfort of prosthetic limbs

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Student Spotlight: Multifunctional temperature-responsive textiles

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August 10, 2011: Oerlikon Neumag will in the future focus on its main business activities like BCF, Staple Fiber and selected Nonwoven Equipment. On August 5, 2011 Oerlikon Neumag signed all necessary documents to sell its Carding business (retroactive with effect from April 1, 2011) to the Zhengzhou Hi-Tech Non-woven Technology Co., Ltd, China, a subsidiary …

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May 25, 2011 – The Dornbirn Man-Made Fibers Congress will be celebrting its 50th anniversary 14 – 16 September 2011. The conference is known for communicating the future of manmade fibers, and the following topics will be discussed at the upcoming event: Umbrella Theme: “Man-made Fibers – the Next 50 Years” – a good choice …

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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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