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Freudenberg Performance Materials Apparel will be showcasing two new solutions in the sports and outdoor sector at the digital Performance Days from May 17 to 21, 2021. Freudenberg is offering the Freudenberg Active Range of sustainable interlinings and tapes for sportswear. It is also expanding its product portfolio with the comfortemp FLEXX padding, an adaptive …

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Karl Mayer extended its range of double needle bar raschel machines with wider working widths. The RD 7/2-12 EN and RD 6/1-12 EN are now available in a working width 190ʺ. The seven-bar machine was previously available in working widths of 77ʺ and 138ʺ, while the six-bar equivalent was available as a 138ʺ variant. Both machines have a speed …

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Karl Mayer’s KM.ON dashboard provides an overview of what is happening at a production level and uses near-time data from machines that are networked to the KM.ON cloud via the industrial computer k.ey.  Updates include: separation of key figures according to function, separation of networked machines based on categories, help options, additional user language choices …

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Naia Renew cellulosic staple fiber from Eastman is sourced from 60% wood pulp and 40% recycled waste plastics. It can be blended with eco-friendly materials such as lyocell, modal and recycled polyester to produce sustainable fabrics and garments. Naia Renew staple fiber is produced with a low carbon footprint in a closed-loop process where solvents …

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Lenzing’s Veocel brand introduced its carbon-neutral lyocell fibers for the nonwoven industry. Partnered with the Natural Capital Partners, Lenzing produces the lyocell fiber using high production efficiencies, renewable energy sources, low-carbon materials and an external nature-based carbon removal project. The fibers will be certified CarbonNeutral with a net-zero carbon footprint according to the CarbonNeutral Protocol, …

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