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Technical Textile Markets
Issue 126:
July 2023

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Editorial: Opportunities for textile reuse and materials recycling highlighted at ITMA 2023 (13 pages)
Technical textile markets: product developments and innovations, July 2023 (27 pages)
The world nonwovens industry: part 2--20 medium sized producers, July 2023 (78 pages)
Odour control technologies: managing bacteria in textiles and clothing (38 pages)
Global technical textiles business update, July 2023 (27 pages)
Statistics: nonwoven fabric production in Asia, 2023 (28 pages)

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Global technical textiles business update, July 2023

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This report provides a round-up of the latest developments in the global technical textiles sector, including: acquisitions, divestments and mergers; business news; investments; joint ventures; and markets. The report contains news relating to the following innovative companies and other organisations: Andritz Group; Archroma; Autoliv; Boer Group; Coats; CTA Green Fibre; Cygnet Texkimp; Dell'Orco & Villani; DiloGroup; EDANA; FRX Polymers; Grasim Industries; Huntsman Textile Effects; INDA; Indorama Ventures; Lotus Teknik Tekstil; Milliken & Company; Nanollose; Nouvelles Fibres Textiles; Pellenc ST; Polymateria; Porcher Industries; Renewcell; Schott & Meissner; SGL Carbon; TechnoPlants; Terre de Lin; Tex Tech Industries; TextileGenesis; Trevira; trinamiX; Trützschler Nonwovens; and WPT Nonwovens.

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  • Speciality chemicals producer Archroma has completed the acquisition of Huntsman Textile Effects
  • Tex Tech Industries has acquired the business on SGL Carbon's site in Gardena, California, USA

  • Action against the flushing of wipes has been taken by UK and US officials
  • FRX Polymers will benefit from the classification of three common flame retardants as substances of very high concern (SVHCs)
  • Milliken & Company has become the first USA-based textile manufacturer to eliminate all perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFASs) from its products
  • Nanollose has been awarded a US patent for its sustainable viscose production technologies and has renewed its collaboration agreement with Grasim Industries
  • Trevira has been renamed Indorama Ventures Fibers Germany

  • A plant for producing fabrics and cushions for airbags is to be built in Vietnam by Autoliv
  • An innovation centre for the development, prototyping and testing of composites and other advanced materials has been opened by Cygnet Texkimp
  • Coats has opened a pilot plant in India for spinning and twisting sewing threads made from recycled and renewable materials
  • Lotus Teknik Tekstil in Turkey has started up an Andritz Group wet-laid/hydroentanglement (wetlace) line
  • WPT Nonwovens has invested in a thermal bonding line for producing filter media from Trützschler Nonwovens and Schott & Meissner

  • An industrial-scale sorting and recycling line will be built in France by Andritz Group in partnership with Nouvelles Fibres Textiles and Pellenc ST
  • Boer Group is working with trinamiX on advancing its textile sorting capabilities using near-infrared (NIR) Spectroscopy
  • China Textile Academy Green Fibre has signed a letter of intent with Renewcell for the supply of dissolving pulp for the production of lyocell
  • DiloGroup, Dell'Orco & Villani and TechnoPlants are to collaborate in the supply of complete systems to the textile recycling sector
  • Indorama Ventures and Polymateria have signed an exclusive partnership agreement relating to the production of biodegradable polyolefins for use in nonwovens for hygiene application
  • Porcher Industries and Terre de Lin have formed a partnership to increase sales of thermoplastic composites reinforced with flax fibres
  • Renewcell is to partner with TextileGenesis to attain supply chain transparency

  • Production of nonwovens in "Greater Europe" fell slightly in 2022 but it was up in comparison with 2019
  • The North American Nonwoven Materials Annual Study 2022 has been published by INDA

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Technical Textile Markets provides intelligence, analysis and insight on the global man-made fibre, nonwoven and technical textile industries.
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Each issue contains data and expert analysis on key industry topics, including: automotive technical textiles; biopolymers; chemical protective textiles; circularity; composites; e-textiles; environmental sustainability; filter media; flame resistant fabrics; glass fibre; graphene; Industry 4.0; insulation; medical textiles; military textiles; nonwoven specialities; personal protective equipment (PPE); synthetic fibre; and wearable technology.

A single issue of Technical Textile Markets includes:

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    a profile of the world's top producers of nonwovens

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    a round-up of the latest business news

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