13th Dec 2022
RecyOuest, a French green economy company, has successfully started up world’s first recycling line that produces recycling fibres for nonwoven applications from agricultural plastic waste nets. The unique dry-cleaning system of the recycling line was delivered, installed, and commissioned by international technology group Andritz in August 2022.
3rd Nov 2022
India’s ministry of textiles has cleared 20 strategic research projects worth around ₹74 crore in the areas of agrotextiles, speciality fibre, smart textiles, activewear textiles, strategic application areas, protective gear, and apparel sports textiles on November 1, 2022. The strategic research projects fall under the NTTM flagship programme.
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.
9th Dec 2020
Spencer Textile Industries Group has been providing personalised protection and packaging solutions through added-value and innovation. It has been producing high-quality agricultural fabrics which include products such as shade covers, anti-insect mesh, geotextile, and industrial packaging solutions such as bags and jute sacks, besides quality ropes.
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,