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Ultraleather used in first class cabin of new Singapore Airlines aircraft

Singapore Airlines recently launched its next generation of cabin products on the new B777-300ER, and Tapis’ custom Ultraleather is used in the first class cabin of this new aircraft.

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Ford and Coca Cola unveil PlantBottle fabrics

Coca-Cola’s PlantBottle technology has been applied for the first time beyond polyethylene terephthalate (PET) packaging as part of the interior fabric of a plug-in hybrid research vehicle.

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New harmonised European fire standard for rail interiors opens opportunities for textiles

After about 20 years of standardisation work, the European harmonised standard EN 45545 Fire Protection on Rail Vehicles was published in March 2013. This standard specifies requirements for fire behaviour of materials and products in rail vehicle parts and components across the EU, including textiles, such as carpets, seat covers, wallcoverings, curtains, etc.

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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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