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Constructions begin at new Hexcel Centre of Excellence in Utah

20th Oct 2021

Hexcel Corporation recently hosted public officials, customers and local contractors at its manufacturing site in Utah as the company broke ground on a flagship Centre of Research & Technology (R&T) Excellence. The advanced composites company’s new centre of excellence will support next-generation developments in advanced composites technologies.

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DRM Industrial Fabrics among UK digital leaders in Made Smarter scheme

20th Aug 2021

UK specialist technical textile solutions manufacturer DRM Industrial Fabrics is among 60 digital leaders with the vision and the skills to pursue smarter manufacturing through Made Smarter’s Innovative Leadership Programme. Made Smarter is the UK national industrial digitalisation movement to drive productivity and growth of manufacturing industries.

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US firm Tarps Now announces expansion of industrial fabric lines

28th Apr 2021

Tarps Now has announced its commitment to expanding the number of lines of industrial fabrics engineered to meet the needs of contractors, heavy industry, oil & gas pipelines, gas and electric utility companies, product manufacturers, fabrication specialists and warehousing operations. Tarps Now is a specialist in custom canvas and vinyl tarps.

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Global tech textiles MKT: Asia-Pacific region poised to grow fastest

22nd Mar 2021

The global technical textiles market is estimated at $193 billion in 2020 and is expected to hit $274 billion by 2027, growing at a compounded annual growth rate of 5.1 per cent during 2020-27, backed by increasing global demand for technical textiles across industry and an expanding base of new products based on application research, says a new report.

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Indian tech textile market expected to reach $23.3 bn by 2027: report

18th Mar 2021

India's technical textile market was valued at $14 billion in 2020 and is expected to reach $23.3 billion by 2027, growing at a CAGR of 7.6 per cent, which is among the fastest growth rate in the Asia-Pacific region, according to a report called 'Technical Textiles: Emerging Opportunities and Investments' released by KPMG and FICCI recently.

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UK company opens new treatment line in Manheim

8th Mar 2021

Fenner Precision Polymers, a Michelin Group company and a leader in reinforced polymer technology, has begun operations in its new fabric treatment line in Manheim. In the state-of-the-art facility, technical fabrics and textiles are treated with specialised coatings and procured by clients from sectors such as aerospace, infrastructure, and energy.

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AIT unveils new operating division

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...

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Elaghmore takes over Formaplex

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.

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MMI Textiles setting up new production facility in NC

24th Dec 2020

MMI Textiles, a global diversified supplier of industrial and custom fabrics and textile components with military, tactical, medical, commercial and apparel expertise, is setting up a new 30,000-square-foot production facility in North Carolina to produce select narrow fabrics. The facility will start production during the first quarter of 2021.

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