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By Tim Wright
Published January 14, 2014
PPG Industries has appointed Kevin McDonald, as vice president, fiber glass, effective March 1. McDonald is currently PPG general manager, reinforcements, and leader for fiber glass in the Americas and EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa). He will… Read More »
Published August 28, 2013
Arsenal Capital Partners, a New York-based private equity firm that invests in middle-market specialty industrial and healthcare companies, has acquired International Fiber Corporation (IFC), a supplier of cellulose‐based insoluble fiber products f… Read More »
Published March 13, 2013
AMSilk has produced what it says is the world’s first competitive man-made spider silk fiber, called Biosteel, which is made entirely from recombinant silk proteins. Biosteel has mechanical properties similar to that of natural spider silk whe… Read More »
Published December 14, 2011
Polyester fibers producer Teijin Fibers has developed a polyester fiber with a distinctive, highly modified cross-section with eight projections aligned in a radial pattern around a hollow fiber. The new fiber, named Octa, after its octopus-like appe… Read More »