25th Feb 2021
Advanced Infrastructure Technologies (AIT), a provider of innovative fibre-reinforced polymer (FRP) composite solutions, has unveiled a new operating division - AIT Manufacturing. The new division adds to AIT’s two existing divisions. With three divisions, AIT can help supply FRP composite solutions from rebar to bridges, and continue innovate in...
17th Feb 2021
UK Private Equity fund Elaghmore has taken over Formaplex, a leading integrated manufacturer and supplier of lightweight component solutions to the global automotive, motorsport, aerospace, medical and defence markets. Formaplex fits Elaghmore’s investment strategy to use its operational skills to deliver significant growth and value creation.
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.
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 ...
25th Aug 2020
Rize, an additive manufacturing company bringing industrial 3D printing to users and a World Economic Forum (WEF) technology pioneer, has introduced Rizium Glass Fibre (GF), a composite 3D printing material with the high-dimensional stability and high stiffness for the strength required for printing large parts. Rizium GF is safe for use in enclosed...
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.
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.
24th Apr 2020
The Internetstores group, the owner of Addnature, is set to sell OrganoTex Textile Waterproofing products in their European webshop, CAMPZ.com, 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.
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...