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Innovation award for improving aircraft recycling

At April’s Techtextil trade fair in Frankfurt am Main, Germany, Belgian textile research institute Centexbel received the Techtextil Innovation Award in the New Approaches on...

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Antolin unveils sustainable technology solutions in Beijing

Antolin is exhibiting at the 18th Beijing International Auto Show, taking place at the China International Exhibition Center in Beijing, China, from 25 April to...

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Bcomp closes Series C funding round

Bcomp, a producer of natural fibre composites for the mobility, recreation and mass transportation sectors and listed as a Global Cleantech 100 company, has completed...

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Seoul to replace subway seat fabric with plastic

Seoul Metro, the operator of subway lines 1–8 in the South Korean capital, plans to replace all fabric-upholstered seats with reinforced plastic chairs by 2029...

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Aunde takes majority stake in Toyota Boshoku subsidiary

German automotive textiles producer Aunde Achter & Ebels has made an investment in TB Kawashima, a subsidiary of Japanese automotive component manufacturer Toyota Boshoku, part...

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Soft, wool-blend aircraft seat concept

The Caon Design Office in Australia has collaborated with the Woolmark Company to develop Modulo, an aircraft seat concept based on a three-dimensional knitted wool-blend...

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Interior innovation centre for next-generation vehicles

Marelli has unveiled its new Interior Innovation Center in Yoshimi, Saitama Prefecture, Japan, based on the experience of the previous Miyahara location.

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Philippine factory delivers first aircraft seats to Airbus

The Tanauan City, Philippines, plant of aircraft parts maker Collins Aerospace has delivered its first seating shipment to Airbus.

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Low-carbon seat made of recycled materials

China-based automotive supplier Yanfeng has developed a sustainable seat called the Reco Seat, which is said to reduce product carbon emissions by up to 40%...

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Sustainable hemp fibre prepreg material for automotive interiors

An environmentally friendly pre-impregnated material called ramie fibre reinforced – polylactic acid (RFR-PLA) has been developed for automotive interior applications by the University of Indonesia.

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