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Premium sueded material for automotive seating and door panels

Automotive seating supplier Lear will launch a premium sueded material for seating and door panel applications with a global automaker in 2024.

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Etihad Airways unveils partnership with Armani/Casa

Etihad Airways has partnered with Armani/Casa on a collection designed by Giorgio Armani.

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Volvo’s EX90 interior made from recycled bottles

Volvo will use almost 50 kg of recycled and responsibly sourced materials to create the interior of its latest sport-utility vehicle (SUV).

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Sustainable flax fibre visual finish components for automotive

Cobra Advanced Composites (CAC), the automotive business of composite products manufacturer Cobra International, has launched a range of flax fibre-based, visual finish components for automotive,...

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Plant-based polyester for aircraft headrest covers

Toray Industries has developed a new variety of Ultrasuede Nu that partially consists of 100% plant-based polyester.

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Sustainable cork fabric developed exclusively for automotive interiors

Portuguese company Riopele has launched a sustainable fabric that incorporates cork exclusively for the automotive interiors sector.

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Tool supports development of recyclable components

The German Institutes of Textile and Fiber Research Denkendorf (DITF), Germany, is one of the partners in the Cyclometric research project to develop a tool...

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Range of super-tough carbon fibre composites launched

Xenia Materials, a producer of fibre reinforced thermoplastic composites and functional additives, has launched a new range of super-tough carbon fibre composites.

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BMW to use recycled fishing nets in its Neue Klasse cars from 2025

The BMW Group is using recycled marine waste to produce interior and exterior trim pieces.

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Teijin Frontiers new tire cord x1000 crop

Tyre cord made from eco-friendly adhesive and recycled polyester

A tyre cord made from an adhesive that does not contain resorcinol formaldehyde, which is harmful to the human body and the environment, and also...

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