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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 …


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 …


Anson Harrington, owner and founder of Install Inc. of Sanford, North Carolina announced the formation of Industrial Fiber Solutions LLC earlier in September 2017. Industrial Fiber Solutions LLC (IFS) will …

Paul T. O’Day

The American Fiber Manufacturers Association (AFMA) is saddened to announce that long-time President Paul T. O’Day passed away on June 1st, 2017. “This is a very difficult day for the …


The now 10-year success story of the WINGS concept continues unabated. Oerlikon Barmag revolutionized the conventional filament yarn spinning system with the idea of integrating the draw unit into the winder itself. The fact that the WINGS family is meanwhile available for all market-relevant textile processes proves its everyday usability.