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.
11th Jun 2018
Loepfe’s WeftMaster Falcon-i yarn control solution is in high demand after its display at the recently held Techtextil show in US. The market for technical textiles in the production of fabrics for airbags, tire cords, filtration materials, architectural fabrics, and sailcloth, is growing steadily. Quality control is an important factor in these fields.
5th Jun 2018
The cross-lapped spunlace aXcess line supplied by Andritz to Hangzhou Xiaoshan Phoenix Textile Co., Ltd. for its plant located in Xiaoshan (Zhejiang province) has successfully reached its full capacity. Andritz is a supplier of plants, equipment, and services for hydropower stations, the pulp and paper industry, the metalworking and steel industries.
19th May 2018
Autefa Solutions, a leading textile machinery firm, known for the development of industrial logistics and automation solutions, is set to participate in Techtextil North America, from May 22 to 24, 2018, in booth 2432. The company will show solutions for thermo- and acoustical- insulation nonwovens fabrics, carpet production, and advanced fibre...
14th May 2018
Leading computerised knitting machine developer, Shima Seiki, of Wakayama, Japan, with its US subsidiary, Shima Seiki USA Inc., is set to participate in the Techtextil North America exhibition in Atlanta, US, in booth 2323. The fifteenth edition of North America’s only dedicated show for technical textiles and nonwovens will be held from May 22 to 24,...