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Texwipe to open manufacturing unit in Mount Airy of US

2nd Nov 2020

Texwipe, a US-based manufacturer of contamination control supplies, will invest more than $4.5 million to locate a manufacturing facility in Mount Airy in in Surry County, generating 33 jobs, North Carolina governor Roy Cooper announced recently. The state’s department of commerce led a team of partners in supporting Texwipe’s expansion decision.

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NanoTextile bags trophy at Malaysia Tech Excellence Awards

14th Sep 2020

Malaysian company NanoTextile Sdn Bhd recently bagged the Nanotechnology-Apparel trophy at the Malaysia Technology Excellence Awards 2020, presented by Singapore Business Review. The firm was recognised for its first all-Malaysian initiative titled 'When Fashion Meets Technology', which offers a platform to fashionistas and technologists to collaborate ...

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Kusumgar develops fabric for heavy cargo parachutes

24th Jul 2020

Kusumgar Corporates Private Limited, a pioneer in technical textiles in India, has developed a special fabric for P7 heavy cargo parachutes. Kusumgar successfully developed the fabric with special coating formulation with the support of DRDO's ADRDE team, which resulted in improved abrasion resistance in addition to being water and oil repellent.

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Toray develops high tensile modulus carbon fibre

4th Jun 2020

Toray Industries has developed a high tensile modulus carbon fibre and thermoplastic pellets that are ideal for injection molding employing that fibre. The pellets will enable the efficient production of complex, rigid parts which are also light, thereby helping lower the environmental impact. These developments would greatly enhance cost performance.

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Internetstores to sell OrganoTex textile products

24th Apr 2020

The Internetstores group, the owner of Addnature, is set to sell OrganoTex Textile Waterproofing products in their European webshop,, with sales in Germany, Austria, Switzerland, France, Belgium, the Netherlands, and Spain. OrganoClick develops biodegradable industrial durable water repellent products for textiles under the brand, OrganoTex.

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IFAI to work with Alliance Funding on fast financing

24th Feb 2020

Industrial Fabrics Association International (IFAI), a member-owned, member-driven trade association representing the global industrial fabrics industry since 1912, has joined hands with Alliance Funding Group to provide IFAI members fast financing at competitive rates. IFAI invests more than $8 million each year to advance the industry and support...

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Woodward, Hexcel to merge to serve aerospace sector

15th Jan 2020

Woodward and Hexcel Corporation are merging to create a premier integrated systems provider - Woodward Hexcel - to serve the aerospace and industrial sectors. The combined company will focus on technology-rich innovations to deliver smarter, cleaner, and safer customer solutions. Woodward Hexcel will be headquartered in Fort Collins, Colorado.

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First Graphene unveils new graphene powders

3rd Dec 2019

First Graphene has unveiled the latest formulations of its PureGraph graphene powders. These are now available in production-scale volumes in standard lateral platelet sizes of 20, 10 and 5 micrometres. These are ideal for wide range of industrial applications, to significantly reduce weight and increase strength, thermal and electrical conductivity.

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EconCore's summit on thermoplastic honeycomb technology

2nd Dec 2019

Delegates from Europe, North America and Asia representing industries such as commercial transport, automotive, industrial packaging, construction and furniture manufacturing, gathered at a summit hosted by EconCore in Leuven, Belgium to share their experiences with the thermoplastic honeycomb technology. It was EconCore's fourth technology summit.

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