28th Oct 2021
The Metyx range of multiaxial glass fibre fabrics has recently gained accreditation for being safe to use in the manufacture of unsaturated polyester, vinyl ester and epoxy resin glass fibre reinforced (GRP) drinking water pipes and GRP potable water storage systems. Metyx is a leading Turkish manufacturer of high-performance technical textiles.
3rd Feb 2021
India's agro-tech sector provides the technical textiles industry a huge opportunity to partner with the government as well as the agrarian community and leverage its capabilities, according to textiles minister Smriti Irani, who recently hoped that the IMC Chamber of Commerce and Industry will assist in discussing issues concerning this field.
15th Jun 2020
Scientists at Zhejiang University have found a new way to convert natural resources in the agriculture environment into electricity. The team applied triboelectric nanogenerators technology to agrotextiles which can harvest raindrop energy and convert it into electricity. The development is important since it is a challenge to supply electricity in...
10th Aug 2018
Garware-Wall Ropes Ltd (GWRL), India’s leading technical textiles company, has changed corporate brand name and identity to Garware Technical Fibres Ltd (GTFL). The rebranding is a part of the company’s focused vision to double its profit over the next 5-7 years and be amongst the top 2 players globally in each of its major operating verticals.
14th Jul 2017
Low & Bonar, the international performance materials group with leading positions in niche industrial markets, has agreed to dispose of its agro-textiles business for a cash consideration of £6.1 million to IFG Exelto, part of Swedish industrial group Duroc. IFG is a leading manufacturer of polypropylene, polyethylene, polyamide fibre and filament...
20th May 2016
The central government has taken up an initiative to promote usage of agro-textiles in the North Eastern region through its ambitious scheme “Promoting usages of agro-textiles in Northeastern region” to harness the tremendous potential for agricultural, horticultural, floricultural produce by augmenting them with suitable agro-textiles like shade nets,
16th Dec 2015
Conwed, the leading plastic netting manufacturer in the world, has joined the European Turfgrass Producers Association (ETP) based in Pisa, Italy.
27th Nov 2015
Americhem has developed a new fishing tool – The Fish Grip – in collaboration with UPM & Weyerhaeuser.
31st Oct 2015
Beaulieu Technical Textiles (BTT), a member of Beaulieu International group and a leading manufacturer of industrial textiles, has been granted the