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Swiss firm Staubli to exhibit at Techtextil North America in August

27th Jul 2021

Switzerland-based global mechatronics solution provider Staubli will exhibit its machinery range dedicated to technical textiles at the German Pavilion booth 1315 at Techtextil North America, an international exhibition to be held from August 23-25 in the US. Staubli offers innovative machinery systems and solutions for high quality textile production.

Andritz to supply second spunlace line to China's Zhejiang Saintyear

18th Jun 2021

Andritz has received a repeat order from Chinese textile company, Zhejiang Saintyear Textile, to supply a second, complete neXline, high-speed spunlace line for the production of premium-quality nonwoven roll goods. The line is scheduled for start-up during the third quarter of 2022. Andritz, headquartered in Austria, is a leading plant engineering...

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US’ Toray Advanced Composites gets high heat press at Nijverdal

25th May 2021

Toray Advanced Composites has installed a next-generation high heat laminate press at its Nijverdal facility in The Netherlands. This expands the company’s thermoplastic composite material capabilities for high-performance applications. Laminates made using the new press are 50 per cent larger than existing laminates in this performance category.

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Finland’s Ahlstrom-Munksjö consolidates its filtration business

24th May 2021

Ahlstrom-Munksjö has consolidated its filtration business by completing investment at its Binzhou plant in China. The machine rebuild at its filtration material production line adds production capacity and new capabilities that expands the product portfolio. The line will deliver the highest performing oil, fuel, air and industrial filtration materials.

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UK company Permali gets new waterjet cutter and CNC machining centre

21st May 2021

Permali has got a new CMS tecnocut idroline S2040 5-axis waterjet cutter and CMS MX5 gantry 5-axis CNC machining centre for its manufacturing site in Gloucester, UK. This enhances Permali’s production capacity and upgrades its in-house 3D machining capabilities. The additions will also help Permali to target new business in both defence and civil...

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Andritz gets order for spunlace line from China's Zhejiang Kingsafe

21st May 2021

Andritz has received an order from Zhejiang Kingsafe in Hezhou, China, to supply a complete new neXline spunlace line. The line is scheduled for installation and start-up during the second quarter of 2022. Andritz is a supplier of plants, equipment, and services for hydropower stations, the pulp and paper industry, the metalworking and steel, and...

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Austria’s Andritz to supply batt forming line to Italy’s Pratrivero

20th May 2021

Andritz is set to supply a new eXcelle batt forming line to Pratrivero for their production facilities in Valdilana, Italy. Pratrivero is a leader in the production of nonwoven fabrics using stitch-bonding technology. Andritz supplies plants, equipment, and services for hydropower stations, the pulp and paper industry, metalworking, steel, and others.

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US innovator Weav3D gets $999,943 NSF grant

17th May 2021

Norcross-based Weav3D, an innovator in composite materials, manufacturing processes and processing equipment, has received a $999,943 National Science Foundation (NSF) Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase II grant. The two-year award will be used to design, fabricate and test a continuous composite forming machine that uses ultrasonic...

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Austria's Andritz starts batt forming line at Romatex, South Africa

10th May 2021

Andritz has successfully started up a new batt forming line at Romatex Home Textiles, based in Cape Town, South Africa. Romatex is one of the largest household textile manufacturers in South Africa. Andritz, which is headquartered in Austria, is an international technology group providing plants, systems, equipment, and services for various industries.

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