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At CIMFC, advanced fibers show the way forward

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Following just ten months of construction, the new technology center of the Chemnitz-based machine and systems builder Oerlikon Barmag was opened on July 2, 2015. In the future, the 1,600 square meter new-building on Zwickauer Straße will be the venue for the development and testing primarily of extrusion systems for tapes and monofilaments along with …

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Johns Manville (JM), a global materials manufacturer and Berkshire Hathaway company, announced on June 30, 2015 that it will increase its glass microfiber capacity by early 2016 at its plant in Waterville, Ohio. “We have initiated several productivity projects and line modifications that will noticeably increase our microfiber capacity,” said Marketing & Portfolio Management Leader …

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The already successful business relation between DIENES and Rauschert is becoming more intimate in order to realize new challenges in the implementation of large-scale innovation projects, the companies said as they agreed to a strategic alliance. The objective of this alliance is a joint realization of future applications in engineering of special machinery and energy …

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Friedrich Weninger has succeeded Heinz Kmonicek as manager of the Austrian Man-Made Fibers Institute (Austrian-MFI) and Chairman of the Program Committee of the Dornbirn Man-Made Fibers Congress, the latter, which is scheduled for September 16-18, 2015. At the same time, Robert van de Kerkhof, board member of Lenzing AG since May 2014 , became the new …

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