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Sage Automotive Interiors to expand in South Carolina

US-based Sage Automotive Interiors is expanding its Sharon Plant in Abbeville County, South Carolina, with a US$10m investment that will create 95 new jobs.

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Increasing flax fibre adoption in marine

The adoption of composite parts based on flax fibres by the marine industry continues to grow, with major original equipment manufacturers as well as smaller...

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Emirates to launch limited edition collection of luggage and accessories

Dubai-based carrier Emirates is to launch a unique capsule collection of luggage, bags and accessories – all fashioned from upcycled materials from retrofitted aircraft.

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Alcantara marks 14th consecutive year of carbon neutrality

Alcantara, a manufacturer of a luxury microfibre fabric alternative to leather, has achieved carbon neutrality for the 14th year in a row, according to its...

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Natural fibre composite decorative parts

Vernicolor of Meudon, Paris, France, has produced back-injected decorative parts for automotive interiors with Bcomp’s technical ampliTex-PP fabrics.

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Digital print technology featured on electric bus

Made for inner-city transportation, the Quantron Cizaris 12 EV, is ultra-quiet, reliable and emits zero carbon dioxide while in operation, and has a range of...

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Asahi Kasei invests in US materials start-up

Asahi Kasei is to invest in US-based start-up Natural Fiber Welding, a producer of a non-petroleum-based leather alternative for automotive interiors.

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New EV concepts focus on sustainable materials

Kia has continued to expand its range of electric vehicles, and, at its annual Kia EV Day, it unveiled three new small- to medium-sized EVs:...

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Range of recyclable vehicle seating material unveiled

Magna has introduced a range of vehicle seating material that is claimed to eliminate the disposal of seating foam pads and trim covers in landfills...

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Freudenbergs Colback ECO R and Lutradur ECO R backings that contain a recycled content of between 51 and 90

ECO range extended for sustainable automotive carpet backings

Freudenberg Performance Materials is extending its recently introduced ECO range of sustainable nonwoven carpet backings in Europe, which can be used for automotive mats.

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