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NatureWorks awards contract for new production facility
Nonwovens Industry
NatureWorks has awarded Jacobs the engineering design contract for the company's next world-scale Ingeo production plant in Southeast Asia. Jacobs, headquartered in Pasadena, Calif., is one of the world's largest and most diverse providers of technical, professional and construction services with extensive experience in polymer and chemical plant design and construction.
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PowerMetal partners with Colt on composites-made hockey stick
fibre2fashion
PowerMetal, in collaboration with Colt Hockey, has successfully re-designed and engineered a hockey stick utilizing cutting-edge, nano-technology. The hockey stick performs like an elite composite with the added strength and durability of steel.
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New Ingeo grades for fibers and nonwovens
Nonwovens Industry
NatureWorks announced the commercial availability of two new Ingeo high performance biopolymer grades designed for fibers and nonwovens applications. The two grades deliver lower shrinkage, faster crystallization and higher melting points across the broad range of manufacturing processes used to produce fibers and nonwoven fabrics.
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Auto suppliers under investigation
Sustainable Nonwovens
The European automotive interiors industry is under investigation by the German anti-trust authorities under suspicion of fixing prices since at least 2002 on certain nonwoven and textile components employed in areas such as flooring systems and boot linings.
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Drop-in replacement for bicomponent spunbound
Sustainable Nonwovens
Not one, but two biobased polymers in a sheath-core, bicomponent configuration make up a new high performance nonwoven developed by Fitesa, Braskem and NatureWorks. The resulting nonwoven is extremely soft, thanks to the bio-PE outer sheath, yet remains strong and robust because of the Ingeo core.
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Global manufacturing seen moving back to developed world
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The wage gap between developed and emerging economies is set to shrink significantly, according to new research, and could lead to a major shift in where companies base their manufacturing operations. PricewaterhouseCoopers' Global Wage report found that all emerging economies are expected to show significant convergence in wage levels relative to the U.S. and U.K. by 2030.
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Oerlikon Neumag to show nonwoven portfolio at SINCE
fibre2fashion
Oerlikon Neumag will be presenting their nonwoven portfolio with emphasis on technical applications in hall 1, stand H20, at this year's SINCE from Oct. 23-25 in Shanghai, People's Republic of China. More than 3 million tons of technical nonwovens were produced last year. An increasing demand for these materials, in particular from emerging nations, results in great chances for the manufacturers.
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TenCate geotextiles in new drinking water system
Innovation in Textiles
Twenty innovative sustainable drinking water systems called "GreenSource Sports for Water" produced using the high-grade synthetic turf and geotextiles by TenCate, will be installed in South Africa. The Advanced Materials Manufacturing Oost-Nederland foundation is monitoring the innovation.
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