August 31, 2011 Britain's Fiberweb Plc posted a lower first-half profit, hurt by sharply increasing raw material prices, but the nonwoven fabrics maker said it expects full-year performance to be slightly ahead of last year.
August 31, 2011 Finnish fiber and specialty paper company Ahlstrom Corporation cut its full-year guidance as it announced the divestment of its wiping fabrics business, Home & Personal, which will be sold to Finnish company Suominen Corporation for about €170 million.
July 31, 2011 A major Eastern European synthetic fiber manufacturer carried out extensive tests to convince themselves of the excellent devolatilisation performance and the ability to set and hold a specific IV regardless of the input viscosity of the material.
June 29, 2011 Molded Product of Fiber Reinforced Composite Material and Method: No. 7,445,836; Yasuo Yamane, Kazuhito Nakao, Satoshi Hirawaki and Kazumi Saito, assignors to Honda Motor Co., Ltd., Tokyo, Japan.
Filed 2/5/04. Issued 11/4/08.
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June 23, 2011 Reader Service
TSI Incorporated has introduced the “Model LS200 LaserSpeed Noncontact Speed and Length Measurement Gauge,” an affordable and highly accurate alternative to tachometers. The LS200 is permanently calibrat…
Sandra Levy, Associate Editor || June 7, 2011 The nonwovens industry is developing innovative technologies to help producers incorporate more stretch into the design of hygiene, medical and industrial products, responding to increasing demands for better fit, comfort, elasticity and recovery
May 31, 2011 Lydall announced sales results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2011.Lydall's sales for the quarter totaled $108.1 million, a 43% increase from the first quarter 2010, primarily attributable to the Thermal/Acoustical and Performance Materials segments, which reported $21.4 million (or 52.9%) and $9.3 million (or 34.3%), respectively, higher net sales in first quarter of 2011 than the same period in the prior year.
Sandra Levy , Associate Editor || May 4, 2011 Techtextil 2011 will be held May 24-26 in Frankfurt, Germany. About 200 exhibitors from 45 countries will showcase their company’s capabilities to more than 24,000 trade visitors from 85 countries.
Industry, research, retail and wholesale will…