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Nantong Teijin celebrates 20th anniversary

China based Nantong Teijin, the Teijin Group's polyester textile manufacturing and processing company handling the weaving and dyeing of recyclable po

Smart Textiles & Nanotechnology

The Wearable Technology Show – London

What’s the collective noun for a group of Futurists? A “ponder” perhaps? I’ve never knowingly met one before but there were a whole bunch at L

Research & Development, Education

Teijin to start developing yarns and textiles in China

The Teijin Group has announced that its new Teijin Product Development China will begin developing yarns and textile products, including environmental

Fibres, Yarns & Fabrics

Spacetex project prepares for lift-off

On 28 May 2014, the German ESA astronaut Dr Alexander Gerst will take off from the cosmodrome in Baikonur, in Kazakhstan, bound for the International

Technology, Machinery & Equipment

Karl Mayer hosts specialist workshop on bionics

In bionics, animals and plants serve as examples for new creative solutions and innovative technical applications. What these are, is being discussed

Nonwovens & Converting

Successful INDEX for DiloGroup

The DiloGroup, represented by DiloTemafa, DiloSpinnbau and DiloMachines, has provided widespread information about numerous applications of nonwovens

Coating, Laminating, Bonding

Technical Fibre Products adds lamination to nonwovens business

Technical Fibre Products (TFP) has extended its manufacturing capability to include lamination as a complement to the company’s established nonwoven


JEC Americas 2014 Innovation Awards announced

JEC Group, the largest organisation exclusively dedicated to the composites industry, has announced the ten winners of its prestigious 2014 JEC Americ

Testing & Standards

BMSvision monitoring systems at ITMA Asia 2014

BMSvision will exhibit the latest version of its Manufacturung Execution Systems (MES) for weaving, knitting, tufting and spinning, at ITMA Asia 2014

Dyeing, Finishing & Printing

Nobody saw it coming, let alone in 3D...

There’s a wealth of know-how in fibres and yarns for technical textiles behind the small Dutch company Applied Polymer Innovations BV (API). Based


No glass ceiling – from fracking to wind power

As I’ve mentioned previously in this column, carbon fibre has some pretty glamorous associations, what with


Fit for fitting at A+A

The new dress at work is fashionable, cool and sportive. More than ever work wear and protective wear has been


Despite 2013 numbers, CRAiLAR makes progress towards profitability

Since its 1998 Canadian origin as a manufacturer of environmentally-friendly and ethically-produced clothing,

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