PHP Fibers to open new airbag weaving plant in Germany

PHP Fibers is to open a state-of-the-art airbag fabric weaving and finishing plant at its production site in Obernburg, near Aschaffenburg, Germany.

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All-time classic with a twist for transport seating

The new Aura Twist collection from Camira Fabrics is now available for transport seating. The range is fully stocked, fully tested and there is no minimum order quantity.

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KSS to purchase substantially all of Takata’s assets

Key Safety Systems (KSS), headquartered in Sterling Heights, Michigan, USA, and Takata, a supplier of automotive safety systems such as seatbelts, airbags and child seats, have reached an agreement in principle to sponsor a restructuring plan for the purchase of substantially all of Takata’s global assets and operations by KSS for an aggregate purchase price of US$1.6bn, subject to certain adjustments at closing.

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Honda develops airbag for compact scooters

Honda Motor has launched an airbag for compact scooters in collaboration with safety systems supplier Autoliv.

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Andritz needlepunch line for Autoneum Mexico

Vehicle acoustic and thermal management specialist Autoneum has ordered an Andritz neXline needlepunch eXcelle line for its plant in San Luis Potosí, Mexico, for the production of needlepunched velour felts for the automotive market. The 300-900 g/m2 fabrics will be used for carpet systems, inner dashes and floor insulators.

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Autins secures orders for automotive acoustic absorbing products

The UK-based Autins Group reports that it has secured orders worth an annual £1m for its new acoustic absorbing products for the automotive industry.

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Scandal-hit airbag maker files for bankruptcy in Japan and the US

Takata, the Japanese automotive supplier at the centre of an unprecedented global recall of exploding airbags, has filed for bankruptcy protection in Japan and the US, with its liabilities exceeding US$9bn, to address massive recall costs.

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New generation of hybrid carpets for the aircraft market

Lantal’s latest-generation hybrid carpets have been optimised with respect to weight and wear. They are said to combine the best properties of wool and polyamide: the wool fibre assures a good appearance while the polyamide fibre improves the carpet’s resilience.

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ZF develops seat-integrated centre airbag concept

ZF has developed a new advanced centre airbag system that can reduce the lateral movement and thus collision possibilities of the occupants in different crash scenarios.

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Camira transport design manager appointed

Ciara Crossan has been appointed transport design manager of UK-based Camira Fabrics. She will be managing the UK-based company’s transport design team; working directly with customers and the transport sales team to design, develop and implement new products for mass transportation in line with market, customer and environmental requirements.

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