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Clean up the world’s oceans in just 5 years!

Earth’s oceans are overloaded with plastic bags and other kinds of synthetic debris, which can be deadly for aquatic animals and detrimental to the marine environment in general. According to a 2014 study,there are...
Oerlikon

Oerlikon signs joint venture to strengthen position in polycondensation production

Oerlikon announced that its Manmade Fibers Segment has signed a joint venture agreement with the Chinese company Huitong Chemical Engineering Technique Co., Ltd. The joint venture strengthens Oerlikon’s position in the growing business of...
fishing nets

Nylon yarns made from recycled fishing nets featured in sustainable menswear collection

Aquafil, a leading supplier of synthetic fibres, has announced a unique partnership with Outerknown, a new menswear apparel brand founded by eleven times World Champion surfer Kelly Slater. The new brand incorporates Aquafil’s Econyl...
russia technical textiles

Russia may lift duties on import of technical textiles machinery

With an ever-growing shortage of new machinery in its nonwovens and technical textiles industries, the Russian government is considering lifting the existing duties on the import of machinery and equipment, which is not produced...

BEAM Demonstrating Technologies For Deep Space Habitation

BEAM (Bigelow Expandable Activity Module) NASA is investigating concepts for habitats that can keep astronauts healthy and productive during missions that take them farther from Earth than humans have ever gone before. Through public-private partnerships...

Sunlarge Industries Indo-US business group

Sunlarge Industries Ltd is an Indo-US, professional, business group, with headquarters in Bangalore, India. The Group expanded its activities to the production of synthetic fibres for industrial and technical applications. There technical knowledge covers...

Flame retardant polyester films by DuPont

“DuPont continues to offer product innovations that deliver high value, cost effective solutions for our industry,” states Kevin Suino, Market Development Specialist for Polyester Films. “Customers continually challenge the performance limits of traditional polyester...
russian technical textiles

New projects to create growth conditions for Russian technical textiles

Russia’s technical textiles and industrial nonwovens industry is steadily growing, which is reflected by the number of new investment projects, which have been announced for implementation in recent months. One such project has been recently...

Harnessing friction gives soft robots new capabilities

Even octopuses understand the importance of elbows. When these squishy, loose-limbed cephalopods need to make a precise movement — such as guiding food into their mouth — the muscles in their tentacles contract to...
FET

£1 million investment for FET Laboratory

FET from Leeds, UK has now completed a major upgrade of its Process Development Laboratory. As a leading supplier of high performance equipment for technical textile manufacturers, it is essential that the company’s in-house...
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