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Andritz gets order for spunlace line from Minet

29th Jan 2021

International technology Group Andritz will supply a neXline spunlace eXcelle line to Minet, a nonwovens-producing company based in Ramnicu Valcéa, Romania. The line will be used to process a variety of fibres from 25 to 70 gsm to produce a wide range of hygiene products. The line is expected to start functioning during the second quarter of 2022.

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Shemesh buys new facility in Green Bay, Wisconsin

27th Jan 2021

Shemesh has bought a new facility in Green Bay, Wisconsin. The site will be the flagship venue for Shemesh’s new US subsidiary, Shemesh USA. It will have the subsidiary’s complete spare parts inventory, a 200ppm complete wet wipes packaging demonstration line including rotary liquid filling, conduction sealing, rolls stuffing machines and labelling...

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Airborne & Jetcam to make interface for automated kitting

7th Jan 2021

In response to significant demand from the market, automation software company, Jetcam, and Airborne have jointly announced a collaboration on integration between the Airborne’s automated kitting solution and Jetcam’s CrossTrack composite material tracking software. Airborne deals with automated and digital manufacturing of advanced composites.

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Belotti announces opening of new branch in America

29th Dec 2020

Belotti has announced the opening of Belotti America that will be headquartered next to DFW Airport in Irving, Texas. Following the successful launch of Belotti Deutschland and the celebration of its 40th anniversary of designing 3- and 5-axis CNC centres, the new subsidiary intends in supporting and growing its customer base in North America.

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IGCV installs Samba Pro Prepreg at FPC

24th Dec 2020

The Fraunhofer Institute for Casting, Composite and Processing Technology IGCV has installed a Samba Pro Prepreg production system from Cevotec at the Fibre Placement Centre (FPC) in Meitingen, Germany. The system is to be used for the purpose of developing automated CFRP production processes on the basis of the Fibre Patch Placement (FPP) technology.

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Andritz’s machinery at Cascades reduces energy input

17th Dec 2020

International technology Group Andritz has replaced and initiated the PM5 Yankee hood at Cascades Tissue Group’s tissue mill in Eau Claire, Wisconsin. The Andritz PrimeDry Hood has been specially constructed for low energy consumption and long durability. With this upgrade, production output of the PM5 has increased while energy consumption has...

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Cygnet Texkimp unveils fibre unwinding creel

16th Dec 2020

Fibre handling and converting specialist Cygnet Texkimp, a leading creel manufacturer, has developed a next-generation fibre unwinding creel that uses patented pneumatic technology to attain reliable tension. The Flatline Creel is meant to address the need for precision and uniformity in the high-end carbon fibre prepreg and multi-filament tow market.

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A.Celli partnering with Ihsan Sons

7th Dec 2020

A.Celli is partnering with Ihsan Sons with supply of a Doctor Rewinder designed for the removal of any defects in 100 per cent cotton spunlace reels. The machine has been successfully operationalised. Ihsan Sons, the flagship company of the industrial group Ihsan Pakistan, is one of the biggest producers and exporter of bleached absorbent cotton.

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Symmetrix Composite collaborating with American Magic

3rd Nov 2020

Symmetrix Composite Tooling, a full-service composite tooling manufacturer, has entered into a supplier/technical partnership with New York Yacht Club American Magic. Utilising its large format CMS Poseidon 5-Axis CNC machine, the company created the patterns and molds for American Magic’s two AC75 foiling monohulls as well as the 26-metre tall mast.

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