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Smart yarns for health and wellbeing

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A view of the North American nonwovens market and material consumption

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New fiber routes to performance fabrics

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A rail strike in Germany did little to dampen the enthusiasm for visitors to Techtextil last month, when around 42,000 from 116 countries made their way to Frankfurt am Main. Together with Texprocess, the two fairs hosted 1,662 exhibitors from 54 countries (2013: 1,660 exhibitors from 56 countries). “Not only was there a fantastic atmosphere …

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Fi-Tech, Inc. and Uwe Gaedike, current managing director of Enka Tecnica, have sold Enka Tecnica GmbH to the Reifenhauser Group. Fi-Tech will continue to serve as Enka Tecnica’s agent for the North American Market. Uwe Gaedike will continue on as managing director of Enka Tecnica. Enka Tecnica is the world leader in the precision manufacturing …

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While the technical textiles industry has matured in many respects, the sector continues to grow, spurred on by a myriad of macro-drivers, such as growing populations in developing countries, maturing populations in developed economies.

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August 10, 2011: Oerlikon Neumag will in the future focus on its main business activities like BCF, Staple Fiber and selected Nonwoven Equipment. On August 5, 2011 Oerlikon Neumag signed all necessary documents to sell its Carding business (retroactive with effect from April 1, 2011) to the Zhengzhou Hi-Tech Non-woven Technology Co., Ltd, China, a subsidiary …

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May 15, 2011 – BG Filter Group ordered a spunjet line with a width of 6.6 m for the production of nonwoven fabrics for the filtration and geotextile industries. This line will be equipped with the widest hydroentanglement unit worldwide. This equipment by ANDRITZ surpasses previous maximum widths by around 1.6 m. It will have a …

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