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Man-Made Fiber


Market Pulse: Viscose pulp prices at historical lows

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What is a microfiber, really?

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Band-shaped smooth viscose fiber offers advantages for papers, nonwovens & apparel

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Custom Synthetic Fibers, LLC announced May 19, 2016 that a new recycled polyester fiber plant will be operational in mid-summer 2016. The operation, located in Rogersville, Alabama, is owned by a group of individual investors, including the majority owners of Custom Polymers, Inc., a plastics recycler and reprocessor based in Charlotte, NC, and Custom Polymers …

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Chinese polyurethane (PU) coated fabric producer Kunshan Xiefu New Material has teamed up with polymer materials supplier Covestro (formerly Bayer Materials Science) by signing up to its Insqin Partner Manufacturer Program.
The two companies will now collaborate to promote sustainable PU materials in such sectors as fashion apparel and footwear, as well as technical textiles, including automotive interior materials.

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By Du Xiaojing, HI-TECH HEAVY INDUSTRY CO., LTD.

DuPont first introduced the synthetic leather Corfam made of synthetic fiber-based nonwoven in the 1960s. In the following decades, the fast-growing global economy and improving living standard boosted the growth of nonwoven-based synthetic leather similar to natural leather in structure and performance. Today, needle punched synthetic leather substrate has become the main material for synthetic leather products, with its compact three-dimensional structure, interlaced structure similar to the collagen protein of natural leather, fine simulation, excellent physical performance, and low production costs.

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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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