Archive: 2014


Lantal offers EN 45545-2 compliant products

Lantal Textiles presented its latest line-up of products at last month’s InnoTrans in Berlin, Germany, under the motto “ready for EN 45545-2”.

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ZF to acquire TRW Automotive after deal agreed

Automotive safety systems supplier TRW Automotive will become a separate business division within ZF Friedrichshafen after the two companies agreed struck a deal under which...

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FR chemistry selected by US automotive interiors group

Alexium International has announced that a “major US automotive interiors group” has purchased Alexium fire retardant (FR) chemistry to conduct a commercial production run at...

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Autoneum introduces innovative automotive floor system constructions

Autoneum, a global supplier of acoustic and thermal management systems, introduced a number of innovations in automotive floor systems at the 53rd Dornbirn Man-Made Fibers...

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Textile suppliers target Chinese automotive industry

Fibre and textile companies are actively pushing their products into transport applications in China, according to speakers at the 20th China International Manmade Fiber Conference...

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Aunde to acquire Fehrer Group

German automotive interior component supplier Fehrer is to be acquired by Aunde, which is headquartered in Mönchengladbach, Germany.

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Finnair reveals cabin design for Airbus A350 XWB

Finnair has completed the cabin design of its new flagship long-haul Airbus A350 XWB aircraft, which is due to enter service next year.

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Gores puts Sage Automotive Interiors up for sale

Earlier this year, private equity firm Gores Group put Sage Automotive Interiors up for sale more than two years after buying the company.

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Car seats that detect when drivers are falling asleep

Car seats that warn drivers if they start to fall asleep at the wheel are being developed as part of a study by researchers at...

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Johnson Controls forms new fabric joint venture in China

Automotive supplier Johnson Controls has signed an agreement with Shanghai Yanfeng Industry & Commerce and Anhui Yansheng Automotive Trim to form a new fabrics joint...

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