Archive: April 2022

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South African JV to produce automotive flooring, acoustics and fibre-based products

UK-headquartered Auria Solutions, a Tier 1 supplier of vehicle flooring, acoustic and fibre-based products, and Feltex Automotive, a South African manufacturer of automotive textiles and...

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Coloured carbon and flax solutions at JEC World

Hypetex demonstrated the processing and sustainability benefits of its patented colourisation technology at last month’s JEC World composites exhibition in Paris, France.

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Lightweight nonwoven mat made from recycled carbon fibres

A lightweight nonwoven made from recycled carbon fibres with an areal density of 60 g/m2 was launched by UK-based Gen 2 Carbon at last month’s...

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Kordsa to buy majority stake in Italian composites firm

Kordsa of Izmut, Turkey, is to acquire the majority shares of Italian composites company Microtex Composites of Prato, which provides carbon fibre fabrics and prepregs...

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Printed energy harvesting solutions for textile-based automotive applications

As leader of the Portuguese project ContiTex, Continental’s Portuguese unit Continental – Indústria Têxtil do Ave in Lousado, together with the Portuguese research centre, CeNTI,...

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Monochromatic hues in classic grey for aircraft interiors

Many years ago, designers were looking for the perfect grey: a grey that did not have any undertones and that could pair perfectly with any...

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Car makers invest in sustainable lightweight materials supplier

Several vehicle manufacturers, including BMW, Volvo and Porsche, have made a CHF32.

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Sage Automotive Interiors appoints new CEO

Sage Automotive Interiors has promoted Chris Heard to president and chief executive officer, with former president Dirk Pieper becoming chairman and a lead executive officer...

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