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Pegasus Nonwovens suspends production at Egyptian plant
fibre2fashion
Pegasus Nonwovens is suspending a trial operation on its Egyptian production line for preventative reasons, the company announced recently. The decision to suspend operations was taken in an attempt to ensure the maximum level of safety for the company's employees.
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Railway construction to boost China's geotextile industry
Nonwovens Industry
The construction of railway, particularly in China’s central and western regions, is set to boost China’s geotextile industry, according to China National Textile and Apparel Council. The investment in national infrastructure development and the growth of geotextile industry are closely related.
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Invitation to present: Innovative Nonwovens Conference
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TAPPI is pleased to announce the call for papers for the 2014 NETInc Conference. NETInc (Innovative Nonwovens Conference) is organized by the Nonwovens Engineers and Technologists Division of TAPPI. NETInc is the perfect forum for nonwovens industry professionals and academics to share information that encourages research innovations, new product development and industry growth. A foundation of strong technical presentations combined with targeted networking opportunities allows for an environment of professional growth.
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New report from Price Hanna Consultants
Nonwovens Industry
Price Hanna Consultants LLC, a management consulting firm whose principals  specialize in nonwoven products, hygiene absorbent products and related fields, worldwide, have published a new report which provides comprehensive global and regional information on spunbonded polyester nonwoven capacities, demand manufacturing costs and market segment profitability in 2013 to 2018.
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Nanotechnology brings new opportunities to industrial nonwovens
Nonwovens Industry
Nanotechnology has become a buzz word outside of leading research labs around the globe, capturing our collective imagination in films, books and art. While the hype surrounding nanotechnology is relatively new, some nanomaterials have been around longer than humans.
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Buckeye becomes an owned subsidy of Georgia-Pacific
Innovation in Textiles
Buckeye Technologies announced at a special stockholders’ meeting that Buckeye stockholders approved the agreement and plan of merger, by and among Georgia-Pacific, GP Cellulose Group LLC and Buckeye.
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SGL develops 3-D carbon fiber reinforcement
fibre2fashion
The three-dimensional carbon fiber reinforcement newly developed by SGL Group, The Carbon Company and V. FRAAS Solutions in Textile GmbH has passed the practical test. Using these three-dimensional carbon fiber grids as reinforcement, it was possible to produce concrete facade panels only 26 millimeters thick. A steel-reinforced facade panel of similar size has a minimum thickness of 100 millimeters.
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New press felt plant for China
Sustainable Nonwovens
Xerium Technologies has announced plans to build a new plant near Shanghai, China, to make press felts — the highly complex and large-scale webs of needled nonwovens and multi-axial materials employed in the paper making process.
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Manufacturing output slips 0.1 percent in July
Associated Press via USA Today
U.S. factory output declined in July, reflecting decreased auto production. The decline was expected to be temporary given the banner sales year automakers are having. Manufacturing output dropped 0.1 percent in July, the first drop since declines in March and April, according to the Federal Reserve.
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UConn Engineering researcher selected as DuPoint Young Professor
Nonwovens Industry
Jeffrey McCutcheon, an assistant professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering, has been selected as a 2013 DuPont Young Professor. He is one of just 14 young professors, representing seven countries, to receive one of the awards this year. The three-year award will fund his ongoing research in the area of novel membranes for use in water filtration and energy storage.
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