Lightweight aircraft seating comfort

The main themes of the recent Innovative Aircraft Seating 2013 Conference held in Hamburg, Germany, organised by IQPC were: aircraft seating comfort, inflight entertainment (IFE) integration solutions, tablet technology and weight savings.

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World’s first D-shape side curtain airbag

Automotive safety systems supplier Takata has commercialised the world’s first D-shape curtain airbag with a hollow beam design.

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'High wear' crew seat fabric launched

Under its Generation Global brand, National Aircraft Interiors is now supplying crew seat covers using a new “high wear” fabric.

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Takata agrees to pay US$71.3m for seatbelt price fixing

Takata will settle antitrust charges with US federal prosecutors by paying US$71.3m for price fixing seatbelts sold to automakers, Reuters reported.

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Lantal offers a wide selection of new products at Busworld Kortrijk

At last month’s Busworld in Kortrijk, Belgium, Lantal Textiles presented its comprehensive solutions for interior furnishing textiles, as well as new collections, innovative products, helpful services and impressive visualisation techniques.

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Automotive interior suppliers under investigation by anti-trust authorities

The European automotive interiors industry is under investigation by the German anti-trust authorities on suspicion of fixing prices since at least 2002 on certain nonwoven and textile components employed in such areas as flooring systems and boot linings.

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ComfortSpan launches seating suspension textiles

The Acme Group has been granted a provisional patent on its latest suspension fabrics.

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Autoneum forms manufacturing joint venture in Thailand

Autoneum has founded Summit & Autoneum in Thailand together with Thai automotive supplier Auto Interior Products, a subsidiary of Summit Auto Seats Industry.

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Optimised vehicle acoustics with innovative damping coating

Autoneum, a leading supplier of vehicle acoustics and thermal management, has added an innovative damping solution to its product portfolio.

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Nanofront for ANA bedding and comforters

Teijin’s Nanofront has been selected for use in high-quality comforters and pillows that All Nippon Airways will offer to first and business-class customers on selected flights beginning 1 September.

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