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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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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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Rize introduces Rizium Glass Fibre

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...

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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, 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.

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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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