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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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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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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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