10th Sep 2018
The stakeholders of Xerium Technologies have approved the previously announced merger agreement with Andritz AG, pursuant to which Xerium will be acquired by Andritz. Xerium is hopeful that the transaction is likely to close during the fourth quarter of fiscal 2018, depending upon remaining regulatory approvals and other customary closing conditions.
29th Aug 2018
Valmet, a global developer and supplier of technologies, automation and services for the pulp, paper and energy industries, will deliver a Spunbond Nonwoven Honeycomb Thru-Air Bonding system to Dalian HuaYang Bicoweb Technology Co Ltd in Liaoning province, China. The nonwoven bonding system will help the customer achieve the best nonwoven web quality.
16th Aug 2018
International technology Group Andritz will showcase innovative nonwovens production processes and textile finishing technologies at CINTE 2018 in Shanghai during September 4-6, 2018. Andritz is one of the leaders in advanced technologies for drylaid, spunjet, thermobonding, wetlaid, and converting processes for absorbent hygiene products.
7th Aug 2018
Continental Structural Plastics (CSP), a Teijin Group company, is setting up a sheet molding compound (SMC) line at its facility in Pouancé, France, to support the need for its industry-leading composite formulations in Europe. CSP will invest approximately €5.1 million to establish the SMC line which will produce SMCs made with both glass and carbon...
6th Aug 2018
Rhodes Interform, a specialist in bespoke composite and metal forming machinery, has installed and completed testing of a composite forming facility at the University of Sheffield’s Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC). The machine is meant to be used by companies looking to develop composite capability through research and development.
3rd Aug 2018
The DiloGroup, a supplier of needlefelt production lines headquartered in Germany, is set to present its latest products and developments at CINTE Techtextil China, in hall N1, booth D08. CINTE Techtextil China, Asia’s leading biennial trade fair for technical textile and nonwoven products, will be held from September 4 to 6, 2018, in Shanghai, China.
31st Jul 2018
Advanced engineering company Cygnet Texkimp and the University of Manchester have come out with 3D winding tech for car and aeroplane lightweighting market. It is a cutting edge machine - the 3D Winder - that winds carbon fibre into lightweight parts for automotive and aerospace. The 3D Winder is the world’s first robotic 3D winding machine.
26th Jul 2018
Groz-Beckert will be showing its extensive portfolio of products and range of services in the fields of felting and carding at CINTE, the leading trade fair in Asia for technical textiles and nonwovens, from September 4 to 6, 2018, in Shanghai, China, in hall N1, booth D 01. Groz-Beckert is a global provider of industrial machine needles from Germany.
12th Jul 2018
Andritz has acquired 70 per cent stake in Diatec, a leading manufacturer of converting machines for the hygiene industry. The remaining 30 per cent will stay in the hands of the two current shareholding families. With this acquisition, Andritz complements its product portfolio in nonwoven and is now able to offer the complete supply and value chain.