“The chemistry inside innovation™” from Celanese Corp.

July 31st, 2013

Technology and specialty materials company Celanese Corp., Dallas, Texas, will showcase the scope of its diverse products at K 2013 Oct. 16-23 in Dusseldorf, Germany. Designed to help drive innovation in mobility, water, energy and infrastructure, healthcare and consumer products, the company has chosen the theme, “Celanese – The chemistry inside innovation™.” “Attendees will see […]

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AATCC, USA and TecniTex Nonwovens present conference in October

June 26th, 2013

AATCC, USA will partner with Bangalore, India-based TecniTex Nonwovens Pvt. Ltd. in conducting an international conference on “Advances in Fibers, Finishes, Technical Textiles and Nonwovens, Oct. 1-2, 2013 in Mumbai, India. This international conference will focus on emerging themes such as: Technical Textiles Nonwovens & Composites Functional Finishes Sustainability across the Textile Supply Chain Advancements […]

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IDTechEx forecasts a $100 million graphene market in 2018

June 24th, 2013

Graphene promises to offer excellent material properties in almost all applications. Its extraordinary performance has led many to call it a wonder material; however, the reality is different, according to a new report published by IDTechEx (Graphene: Analysis of Technology, Markets and Players 2013-2018). In short, the report forecasts a $100 million market for graphene […]

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The growing nonwovens market

November 1st, 2012

The increasing versatility and functionality of nonwoven fabrics is expanding their market reach with new technologies and new applications The constant drive to bring costs down and performance up has made nonwovens a key player in the textile industry, penetrating markets traditionally dominated by woven fabrics. Sustainability, durability, versatile functionality and cost-efficient production are all […]

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Progress in protective products

October 1st, 2012

Fabrics offer better comfort and functionality, meeting growing demands for safety in a variety of environments and markets Work environments of many types pose hazards that can result in injuries. The safety and protective segment of the specialty fabrics industry works to develop high performance products that prevent illness and injury from germs, chemicals, fire, […]

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Solar fabrics bring power to the people

September 1st, 2012

Commercial success for large-scale flexible solar fabrics may be just around the corner Fabrics that capture energy are gaining traction in the consumer marketplace. Solar backpacks, solar umbrellas, solar purses and even solar clothing can be ordered with a few mouse clicks. But what about awnings, rooftops, boat covers and other large-scale fabric applications? Installations […]

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