DSM Dyneema acquires Cubic Tech

May 22nd, 2015

Dutch synthetic-fiber maker DSM Dyneema has acquired Mesa, Ariz.-based high-performance fabric maker Cubic Tech Corp. The privately owned Cubic Tech designs, develops and produces high-performance, ultra-lightweight, flexible laminates and fabrics—most of them based on DSM’s Ultra High Molecular Weight Polyethylene (UHMwPE) Dyneema® fabric—and focuses on high-end solutions in applications as diverse as racing-yacht sails, equipment […]

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Stimulating the “creating industries”

March 20th, 2015

Dutch program seeks to support creative ventures and notes the service factor in bringing smart materials and applications to market. The exhibition "Smart Textiles – Wearable Services" at the TextielMuseum, Tilburg, The Netherlands, highlighted the importance of including the provision of service in the development of smart materials, particularly for wearable applications. Although we have […]

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