24th Nov 2021
Michelman, US-based developer of materials for coatings, printing, and packaging, has expanded its surface modification solutions for technical textiles. It is helping to improve the performance and functional behaviour of technical textiles in construction, ballistic, medical and hygiene, automotive, filtration media, pre-preg, and consumer products.
6th Nov 2021
The time has come to target five times rise in technical textiles exports in three years, Indian minister of textiles Piyush Goyal told representatives of Indian Technical Textile Association. The centre would back performance-linked incentive schemes for the textile sector in states backing manufacturing infrastructure like cheap land and power, he...
18th Oct 2021
Sweden’s Trelleborg is establishing manufacturing operations in Russia, Vietnam, Japan, and Morocco. It will be the company’s first fully owned production facilities in these countries. The investment amounts to around SEK 300 million, to be allocated over five years. When the facilities are fully operational in 2026, they will have just over 300...
14th Oct 2021
Hexion, a US-based producer of adhesives, coatings, and composite resins, has joined the United Nations (UN) Global Compact, the world’s largest voluntary corporate sustainability initiative. The UN Global Compact commits companies to take actions to advance broader social benefits, in accordance with the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
4th Oct 2021
Under the chairmanship of Dr Sundararaman KS, the Indian Technical Textile Association (ITTA) recently hosted its 11th Annual General Meeting (AGM) for FY 2020-21. The hybrid meeting was held at the Orchid Hotel, Mumbai. At the meeting, Dr Sundararaman narrated ITTA’s contributions during the year in the growth of Indian Technical Textiles Industry.
23rd Sep 2021
European Disposables and Nonwovens Association (EDANA) has announced that over 120 delegates including key stakeholders and industry players will be participating in second edition of Circular Nonwovens Forum. The event will provide an interactive platform for professionals to discuss the latest trends and innovations around circularity within the...
21st Sep 2021
Freudenberg, a supplier of innovative technical textiles, has received the STeP (Sustainable Leather & Textile Production) and Made In Green label by Oeko-Tex. Evolon fabric, well-known for combining high performance technical properties with ecological benefits in durable applications, met the stringent requirements in terms of sustainability and...
20th Sep 2021
Glatfelter Corporation, a leading global supplier of engineered materials, has announced that effective immediately, it will increase prices for all composite fibre products by 12 per cent, or as customer contracts permit. The decision is driven by continued price increases of raw materials including pulp, synthetic fibres, chemicals and packaging...
18th Sep 2021
Kimberly-Clark Corporation, a US-based manufacturer of personal care products and operator of non-woven fabric mills, has announced that it has elected Deirdre Mahlan and Jaime Ramirez to its board of directors, effective immediately. Mahlan and Ramirez each will serve on the Kimberly-Clark’s audit committee, according to the company.