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Desso designs sustainable carpets for KLM Business Class

Desso has designed a special carpet for KLM for its newly refurbished World Business Class. The carpet was developed in partnership with the design studio of Dutch designer Hella Jongerius. From July, the carpet will be installed on board the aircraft, starting with the 22 Boeing 747s.

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Japanese car makers recall 3.4m vehicles for Takata airbag flaw

Four Japanese automakers, including Toyota and Nissan, are recalling 3.4m vehicles sold worldwide because airbags supplied by Takata are at risk of catching fire or injuring passengers.

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High-tech fibres for cars and aircraft

Manufacturers of cars and aircraft are committed to the use of fibre reinforced plastics. The common denominator here is technical textiles, with fibres made from carbon, aramid, glass and sustainable raw materials providing the backbone for many duroplastic and thermoplastic materials.

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