Transport & Aerospace
Messe Frankfurt is expanding its successful Techtextil brand to the growing technical textile markets in the Middle East, introducing Techtextil Dubai that will take place at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre from 19- 21 January 2014.
After a success few days earlier this year at Techtextil Frankfurt, UK based Technical Absorbents (TAL) – a leader in superabsorbent product technologies – has opted to take a stand on the Techtextil pavilion at this inaugural event.
Truetzschler Switzerland AG, the youngest member of the Truetzschler Group, is adding the business unit of filament spinning lines to the product portfolio. The first Truetzschler BCF lines are expected to start production soon, the group reports.
The company has completed the reorganisation in Winterthur under new technical and commercial management. During integration into the Truetzschler Group, important milestones have been reached, and the first new system orders are en route to the customer, according to the group.
These steps, it believes, are working towards bringing the commencing of the Truetzschler BCF production lines closer.
Leading technical textile and nonwovens companies will showcase the latest products and technological advancements in textiles, nonwovens and materials during Techtextil North America 2014 that will be taking place from 13-15 May 2014 in Atlanta, Georgia.
Techtextil North America represents all vertical aspects of the technical textile industry from research and development, through raw materials and production processes, to conversion, further treatment and recycling.
Outdoor Retailer Winter Market, the premier trade event featuring the outdoor recreation market including industry manufacturers and top retail buyers, reconvenes from 22-25 January 2014 at the Salt Palace Convention Center Salt Lake City, UT.
Kicking off the trade event is the annual All Mountain Demo that will take place on 21 January at Solitude Mountain Resort with hands-on opportunities to test the largest collection of outdoor products and backcountry gear.
Vehicle designers and engineers, who place great importance on the design of the interior, and in particular the seats, are supported by the scientists from the Hohenstein Institute in Boennigheim, Germany.
According to North Carolina based Precision Fabrics Group (PFG), its’ commercially successful Nexus AFR approach is a new paradigm for sound absorbing car parts design. Based on acoustical physics/science principles, the development work to create the new facing product was only one of the significant hurdles that this new idea had to clear to achieve commercial success. The concept, the company says, had to be explained to non-technical individuals in a way that they could understand and it had to be validated with measured performance data to achieve commercial status.
Precision Fabrics Group (PFG) has been granted two U.S. Patents related to its Nexus® AFR acoustic facing material.
Milliken & Company, announced today that it has completed a transaction to acquire Kasbar National Industries, Inc., a manufacturer of custom quilting, needlepunch nonwovens and bonded fiberfill. Kasbar is headquartered in Broomall, Pennsylvania and manufactures products in Columbia, Tennessee.
Groz-Beckert will be presenting its Tufting Gauge Part System at the Domotex 2014, the leading trade fair for carpeting and flooring that will take place from 11-14 January at Hanover, Germany.
The company is putting the emphasis particularly on tuft systems for applications such as automotive, artificial, and wall-to-wall.
More than 1,000 exhibitors from around 70 countries will also present the novelties and trends of the coming season at the show.
Autoneum has acquired a 25% stake in a joint venture with its long-time partner and Japanese supplier Nihon Tokushu Toryo (Nittoku) and Chinese supplier TGPM Automotive Industry Group (TGPM) in the emerging market of China.
“This stake enables us to expand our existing production capacity in China and thus strengthen our position as the global market leader for acoustic and thermal management solutions for vehicles. In light of the strong demand from our customers, we see significant opportunities for a further increase in our market share in the emerging market of China,” Autoneum CEO Martin Hirzel commented.
In the future innovative components for acoustic and thermal management will be produced for Japanese automobile manufacturers in the company's existing plant in Wuhan.