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Foss Floors orders new production line from Dilo Group

22nd Sep 2020

Foss Floors, a specialist in needled carpeting, has ordered a new production line from DiloGroup, a pioneer in nonwoven textile machinery manufacturing. This will be 4th complete Dilo line to further enlarge the production capacity of Foss Floors. DiloGroup engineered this latest high-tech production system together with Fsoss, tailor-made for their...

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Toray Advanced Composites names Toshiyuki Kondo CEO

18th Sep 2020

Toray Advanced Composites, a leader in development and production of advanced thermoplastic and thermoset composite materials, has announced the appointment of Toshiyuki Kondo as its CEO, effective September 15. Kondo takes over from Keisuke Ishii, who had been CEO since July 2018, when Toray Industries purchased Advanced Composites Division of TenCate.

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Kimberly-Clark names John Culver to board of directors

18th Sep 2020

Kimberly-Clark Corporation, a manufacturer of personal care products and operator of non-woven fabric mills, announced that John Culver has been elected to its board of directors, effective immediately. Culver will serve on the company's audit committee. A graduate of Florida State University, Culver is a member of the College of Business Hall of Fame.

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True Temper partners Hexcel on high-performance golf shaft

14th Sep 2020

True Temper Sports, a US-based leading designer and manufacturer of golf shafts, has partnered with Hexcel, a leading advanced composites company, on its latest product line, the Hzrdus Smoke Black Rdx. The Hzrdus Smoke Black Rdx is the first golf shaft to use Hexcel’s new HexTow HM54 carbon fibre, which is ideal for recreational applications.

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Bavan Holloway joins TPI Composites' board of directors

11th Sep 2020

TPI Composites, an independent manufacturer of composite wind blades, has announced that Bavan Holloway has joined its board of directors, effective September 8, 2020. Holloway also will serve on the audit committee of the board. Holloway brings over 30 years of broad finance and audit experience in complex and highly regulated global business...

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The Index20 Innovation Awards go live

9th Sep 2020

The Index20 Innovation Awards are presented only once every three years for “Excellence in the nonwovens and related industries”. Originally due to be presented at the Index20 exhibition in April, since postponed until September 7-10, 2021, Edana has decided to present these coveted industry Awards live in an online ceremony on October 6, 2020.

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NorthShore elevating company culture with new headquarters

8th Sep 2020

NorthShore Care Supply is elevating its company culture with new headquarters designed to facilitate better communication among employees. The design includes an ideation room, huddle rooms, alcoves with functional couches & chairs, a massage chair, a product testing lab and a lunchroom featuring robust marketplace serving a large selection of food &...

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Ascend completes purchase of Poliblend & Esseti Plast

3rd Sep 2020

As part of its global growth strategy, Ascend Performance Materials has completed acquisition of Italian firms Poliblend and Esseti Plast. With this, Ascend has expanded its portfolio into other engineered plastics, recycled resins and masterbatches. The acquisition also includes Poliblend Deutschland, a distribution facility located in Germany.

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Lear wins two JD Power Seat Quality Awards

3rd Sep 2020

Lear Corporation, a global automotive technology leader in seating and e-systems, has received two JD Power 2020 US Seat Quality and Satisfaction StudySM awards, sweeping the mass market car categories. Lear also placed six seats in the top three across the seven product segments included in the study – more than any other automotive supplier.

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