Archive: 2022

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Partnership for pineapple-based automotive interiors

Ananas Anam has announced a collaboration with automotive technology provider Forvia to develop vehicle interior materials made from waste pineapple leaf fibres.

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Brand launched to develop and produce sustainable materials

Forvia, one of the world’s leading automotive technology companies and the brand established earlier this year under which Faurecia and Hella operate, has announced the...

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Finnair’s multi-cabin re-design process

The redesign process for Finnair’s new business class and premium economy cabins across its long-haul fleet began more than four years ago.

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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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