Technical Textiles Business Update is an executive briefing, supplied in electronic format. Each month, we include details of the latest developments and business news in the technical textiles and nonwovens sector.
What's in it? "Technical Textiles Business Update" includes information on developments in the international apparel sector, such as developments in:
additives for nonwovens
fabrics for paper machines
load securing systems
nonwovens for hygiene applications
performance fibres and fabrics
three-dimensional (3D) printing
It also contains news of such companies and organisations as Adesso Advanced Materials, Ahlstrom, AMSilk, Andritz Küsters, Beaulieu Fibres, Clariant, Directa Plus, DSM Dyneema, DuPont, Freudenberg Performance Materials, GE Aviation, Huntsman Textile Effects, Institut für Textiltechnik (ITA), Kelheim Fibres, Kraig Biocraft Laboratories, Lenzing Group, Metyx Composites, Mimaki, Mitsubishi Rayon, Nano Dimension Technologies, Norafin, Osmotek, Oxeon, Pegas, Reifenhäuser Group, SCA, Scott Bader, SGL, Spidey Tek, Suominen, TBA Protective Technologies, Technical Absorbents, Teijin, TenCate, and Xerium Technologies.
Like all Textiles Intelligence publications, "Technical Textiles Business Update" is a reliable source of independently sourced business information, and it does not carry advertising.
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PRODUCT DEVELOPMENTS AND INNOVATIONS in:
Teijin Group has developed two new brands of carbon fibre intermediate materials for use in the manufacture of composite sports products
AirPop has developed a face mask which can be used in conjunction with an app to monitor the wearer's respiratory health
HeiQ has developed an antimicrobial filter material for use in the manufacture of face masks
Researchers at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have developed smart clothing products which can sense the wearer's body movements
European nonwovens production grew by more than 7% in 2020
Growth and innovation have continued at Sandler despite the COVID-19 pandemic
Berry Global (Berry) is investing in a hydroentanglement line in order to increase its capacity for producing nonwovens for wipes in Europe
Chongqing Double Elephant Microfiber Material Co has ordered four needlepunching lines from Andritz Group
Fibertex Nonwovens is to invest further in order to increase the capacity of its US operations
Teijin Frontier has established a new company in India
Weav3D will work with Global Alliance Automotive (GAA) to promote the use of its high volume process for producing composite automotive components