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UK consortium to accelerate high-volume composite technologies

GKN Aerospace is leading a new UK industry consortium called ASCEND (Aerospace and Automotive Supply Chain Enabled Development) to develop and accelerate composite material and...

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Hygiene innovation for business jet cabins

With aircraft interior suppliers looking for new designs to encourage passengers that flying is safe, major concerns in the Covid-19 era aircraft cabin are antimicrobial...

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PA6 yarn with 75% recycled content

BIG Yarns, a division of Beaulieu International Group, has launched EqoCycle, a fully recyclable polyamide 6 (PA6) yarn with 75% recycled content, which is said...

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Sono-finishing poised for commercialisation

A new ultrasound-based finishing technology developed by Sonovia with Brückner and Weber Ultrasonics offers some crucial advantages in the production of antimicrobial textiles.

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Advanced EVA polymer cushion for aircraft seating

A new aircraft seating cushion technology has been developed by Starr Aircraft in partnership with Sp1ke.

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Seat for the Planet: innovation for sustainability

At Faurecia’s research and development centres, a project that has been in the works for several months called Seat for the Planet is starting to...

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Colours in automotive carpeting for 2022

Avient ColorWorks and RadiciGroup have again worked together to create carpet samples that are part of Avient’s ColorForward 2022 trend analysis and colour forecasting guide...

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Adler Pelzer to acquire Faurecia’s acoustics and soft trim business

Faurecia has signed a memorandum of understanding for the sale of its Acoustics and Soft Trim (AST) division to the Adler Pelzer Group, a supplier...

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Coating reduces viruses on vehicle interior surfaces

The vehicle interior is the home of millions of viruses that can remain active on leather, textile and plastic surfaces from days to months.

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Mini moving from real leather to recycled fabrics

Carmakers are beginning to shift away from offering a leather upholstery option in their vehicles, replacing them with vegan leather or other synthetic alternatives.

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Innovation for sustainable interiors

Automotive parts manufacturer Faurecia says innovation for sustainable materials is taking place across all its business groups and within the Sustainable and Smart Product Line.

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Ultrafabrics and Tapis supply fabric for JetBlue A220

The latest addition to JetBlue’s fleet features Ultraleather Promessa AV, a performance fabric from manufacturer Ultrafabrics and its partner Tapis.

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Soft furnishings for aircraft tested against SARS-CoV-2

MGR Foamtex, a specialist in the design, development and manufacture of passenger upholstery systems for premium cabin seating, has announced that its antimicrobial MGRSafeWall product...

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Airbag jeans for motorcycle riders

Airbag Inside Sweden has developed Airbag Jeans, a prototype pair of super-strong jeans that have concealed airbags inside the legs that offer riders impact protection.

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Antimicrobial technology unveiled for vehicle upholstery

Sage Automotive Interiors has introduced an antimicrobial technology for its Nexx Essentials range of vehicle upholstery at a time when interior cleanliness is paramount.

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Korean firm expands tyre cord plant in Vietnam

South Korean industrial materials producer Kolon Industries is to expand its tyre cord plant in Vietnam to increase exports from the Southeast Asian country.

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