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TNC Global of Greensboro, NC and The Radici Comfort Fibres Business Area, part of Radici Group Italy, are pleased to announce the signing of a distribution agreement for the US and Canada. TNC will be responsible for both Nylon and Polyester fiber and filament yarn products.  In the past the polyester products have been identified …

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Within the frame of a strategic company modernization program, Kurskhimvolokno, a major Russian player in the polyamide industrial yarn industry, recently increased its capacity by more than 30%. Trützschler Switzerland had been selected again to implement the project. This repeat order of a larger number of Trützschler’s symTTec spinning positions confirms the long-term and successful …

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Wilmington, NC: PolyQuest and Straterra Holdings announced today the formation of Fiber Innovators International, LLC (a joint venture between the respective companies) that has acquired the former DuraFiber Technologies facility in Grover, North Carolina. The facility produces medium and high tenacity industrial polyester filament threads used in a myriad of high quality applications in North …

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The Dornbirn Man-Made Fibers Congress is to be rebranded as the Global Fiber Congress Dornbirn. The decision opens the door for natural fibers and blends to be discussed alongside synthetic fibers, such as polyester, polyamide and acrylic, as well as cellulosics. Congress organizers the Austrian Man-Made Fibers Institute (which itself is to be rebranded as …

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Lenzing Group generated new records figures in the first half of the 2017 financial year for both revenue and earnings. The key underlying factors were good capacity utilization, higher selling prices and an attractive product mix, said the Austria-based cellulosic fiber producer, adding that it will continue to focus on the implementation of the group’s …

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