Indorama acquires German airbag yarn producer

Thailand-based Indorama Ventures is to acquire Germany’s UTT, which produces airbag fabrics, for an undisclosed amount.

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Aircraft seat cover facility opened in Poland

Recaro Aircraft Seating has opened its own seat cover production centre in Swiebodzin, Poland, close to one of its seat production facilities.

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Sustainable alternatives for car seating

With several original equipment manufacturers starting to use renewable materials, Austrian fibre producer Lenzing is offering sustainable and functional alternatives for car seating.

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New trends in automotive carpets

Trend analyses and market predictions suggest a drastic change in the automotive interiors sector over the next 20 years.

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Mitsubishi acquires strategic stake in ELG Carbon Fibre

Japan’s Mitsubishi is to acquire a 25% stake in UK-based ELG Carbon Fibre (ECF) from ELG Carbon Fibre International, a subsidiary of ELG Haniel of Germany.

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Carbon fibres could store energy in vehicle body

Researchers at the Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden, have demonstrated that carbon fibres can be used as battery electrodes, enabling them to store energy directly.

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Porcher Industries inaugurates new manufacturing site in Zhejiang

Porcher Industries officially opened its new Chinese technical textile manufacturing site – Zhejiang Porcher Industries New Material – on 22 November.

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Drone parachute manufactured from Dyneema

Indemnis of Anchorage, Alaska, USA, has developed an innovative parachute for getting drones back on the ground safely, especially if the craft is falling in an uncontrolled spin.

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ZF redevelops external pre-crash airbag

Transmission supplier ZF has revealed an airbag-based strategy for autonomous vehicles.

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TFP to increase capacity by 50%

Technical Fibre Products (TFP) has announced a planned capacity increase of 50% by 2020. The investment is said to be in response to rapidly increasing demand for TFP’s advanced nonwovens across all markets, following an earlier capacity increase in 2015.

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