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IVL and Toyobo to build airbag yarn plant in ThailandNew Blog Post

Indorama Ventures (IVL) has, through its subsidiary, Indorama Polyester Industries (IPI), entered into a joint venture agreement with Toyobo to form a 50:50 joint venture...

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Waste automotive textiles as a source of quality raw materials

Current textiles used in the automotive industry are mainly made from synthetic fibres, often a combination of several textile materials or with other non-textile materials...

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Sustainability award for using reclaimed carbon fibres

Prodrive Composites has won the Sustainability Award, part of the Composites UK Industry Award Showcase for 2020.

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JLR to use plastic waste in sustainable luxury interiors

Jaguar Land Rover is working with Econyl polyamide to develop automotive interiors made from ocean and landfill waste.

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FR aircraft carpet with recycled PVB-based binder

Anker, Devan Chemicals and Shark Solutions have teamed up to create what is claimed to be the world’s first flame-retardant aircraft carpet using a recycled...

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New 2021 dates for Aircraft Interiors Expo

Reed Exhibitions, the organiser of events for the global cabin interiors industry, has announced new dates for Aircraft Interiors Expo, which will now be held...

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Textile alternative to snow chains

AutoSock will be a regulatory-approved alternative to snow chains in all countries of the EU with effect from 1 December 2020.

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From old pants to new car seats

Imat-uve is working with a German-Dutch project consortium on an industrial solution for the mechanical recycling of used clothing made from mixed fibres, with the...

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The outlook for aircraft interiors – looking to 2021

Airlines are slowly returning to flying, but they and their interiors supply chain partners continue to tackle unprecedented challenges as governments around the world impose...

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Measurement system for vehicle acoustics

Switzerland-based Autoneum, a supplier of vehicle insulation and acoustic solutions, has launched a new tool to measure the acoustic insulation and transmission loss of components...

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