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‘High-Tex from Germany’ presents technical textiles, textile machines and textile-processing machines at Techtextil North America and Texprocess Americas from 22 to 24 May 2018 66 companies from the German textile, textile-machinery and garment-technology industries will make presentations at the ‘High-Tex from Germany’ exhibition within the framework of the Techtextil North America and Texprocess Americas trade …

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The Teijin Group announced that it will showcase a wide range of high-performance composite products at JEC World 2018, the annual exhibition that will take place this year from March 6 to 8 in Paris. Celebrating a century of innovative development since its founding in 1918, the Teijin Group will present several of its composite …

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Global chemical producer Indorama Ventures (IVL) has entered into an agreement to acquire DuraFiber Technologies DFT México Operations, a producer of durable technical textiles for industrial, tire reinforcement and specialty applications. DFT’s Querétaro plant in Mexico (co-sited with IVL Mexico) has an annual production capacity of 37,500 tons of polyethylene terephthalate high modulus low shrinkage …

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Techtextil North America featured 167 exhibitors from 16 countries and more than 3,000 attendees.

The fourteenth edition of Techtextil North America took place on June 20- 22, 2017 at McCormick Place – Lakeside Center in Chicago, Illinois.

This was the fifth edition of Techtextil North America hosted outside of Atlanta, which is held in the even years, and the first of its kind in Chicago.

The two in one event, co-located with JEC Americas’ Future of Composites in Construction, resulted in the largest technical textiles, nonwovens, textile machinery and composites show in the U.S. this year.

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Visitors attending Techtextil 2017.

By Geoff Fisher, European Editor

Under a generally positive global economic climate, the latest Techtextil held in May in Frankfurt am Main, Germany, was another hugely successful event with record numbers of visitors and exhibitors. The international trade fair for technical textiles and nonwoven, which is held every two years in conjunction with Texprocess, the trade fair for the processing of textile and flexible materials, together attracted more than 47,500 visitors – an increase of 14% over the previous events in 2015 – from 114 countries.

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