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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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Student Spotlight: Morphological structure of wool from different breeds

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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 17, 2011 – Uhde Inventa-Fischer has acquired an order from SK Chemicals Co., Ltd. for the supply of a state-of-the-art and patented DISCAGE® reactor as well as of special equipment for the production of high performance PET. SK Chemicals Co., Ltd. will use the new equipment for the revamp of one of its own …

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May 11, 2011 – In the first three months of 2011, the Lenzing Group generated the best quarterly results in the company’s history. These record results were made possible by the increased shipment volumes related to the dynamic expansion of fiber production capacities, the continuing strong demand for Lenzing fibers as well as significantly higher …

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