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Lightweight leno carpets for automobiles and aircraft

At the recent Carpet Conference held in Ghent, Belgium, attended by 250 participants, Geert De Clercq of the Department of Textiles at Ghent University presented...

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Seatbelt manufacturing plant to be set up in Indonesia

Automotive safety parts supplier Katsuyama Finetech is to set up seatbelt parts manufacturing plant in Jakarta, Indonesia, with an investment of ¥900m (US$11.

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Invista plans nylon yarn investments to meet global airbag demand

To help meet continued demand driven by growth of the global airbag market, Invista has developed plans to invest in several projects within the next...

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Experts present state-of-the-art technology in acoustics

Autoneum, formerly Rieter Automotive Systems, hosted the first Automotive Acoustics Conference in Zürich, Switzerland, in July in co-operation with ATZlive.

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Tencel offered for automotive applications

With increasing calls for eco-friendly vehicles, sustainable raw materials and vehicle recycling, Austria’s Lenzing presented new applications for its Tencel cellulosic fibre and powder for...

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Ford seat monitors driver’s heart rate

A seat that can monitor a driver’s heart rate and help older drivers known to have heart conditions has been developed by a team from...

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Low-cost blended carbon fibre yarns and fabrics

A multi-partner UK project, Fibrecycle, has developed a new generation of high-performance, low-cost co-mingled carbon fibre yarns and fabrics, with funding support from the Technology...

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Zoltek restructures carbon fibres business

Zoltek has restructured its carbon fibre business into three units focusing on wind energy, composite intermediates, and technical fibres.

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Further sales decline for Lantal Textiles

In 2010 Lantal Textiles’ consolidated sales declined to CHF82m from CHF86m a year ago.

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Rieter Automotive to become Autoneum

Shareholders of Switzerland’s Rieter Group have approved a proposal to separate its Textile Systems and Automotive Systems divisions into two distinct listed companies with independent...

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