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Global cabin interior revenue expected to double by 2020

At the recent Smart Aircraft Cabin Interiors Conference in Hamburg, Germany, organised by IQPC, lightweight and green solutions to reduce the carbon dioxide footprint and...

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Lightweight, sound-absorbing polyester used in Mitsubishi Outlander

Teijin has announced that its V-Lap lightweight, sound-absorbing polyester material has been selected for use in the floor carpet of the new Mitsubishi Outlander, a...

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Novel flame-retardant transportation fibres featured at Dornbirn congress

Several presentations at September’s Man-Made Fibers Congress in Dornbirn, Austria, highlighted new flame-retardant (FR) fibre developments that indicate recent trends in this area.

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Autoliv makes airbag investment in China

Automotive safety company Autoliv has started the construction of a new facility in China that will manufacture propellant for its airbags in Asian markets.

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Fire-blocker for aircraft seating dress covers

At the recent Aircraft Interiors Expo Americas, SABIC’s Innovative Plastics business showcased its co-development efforts with National Nonwovens to create a fire-blocker for all aircraft...

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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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