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Lantal offers EN 45545-2 compliant products

Lantal Textiles presented its latest line-up of products at last month’s InnoTrans in Berlin, Germany, under the motto “ready for EN 45545-2”. The Switzerland-based company offers all-in-one interior solutions for trains, trams, buses and aircraft.

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ZF to acquire TRW Automotive after deal agreed

Automotive safety systems supplier TRW Automotive will become a separate business division within ZF Friedrichshafen after the two companies agreed struck a deal under which ZF will acquire all outstanding shares in TRW for US$105.60 per share in an all-cash transaction valued at US$13.5bn on an enterprise value basis.

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FR chemistry selected by US automotive interiors group

Alexium International has announced that a “major US automotive interiors group” has purchased Alexium fire retardant (FR) chemistry to conduct a commercial production run at its facilities. This is a full-width customer-led validation of Alexium chemistry in the US.

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Autoneum introduces innovative automotive floor system constructions

Autoneum, a global supplier of acoustic and thermal management systems, introduced a number of innovations in automotive floor systems at the 53rd Dornbirn Man-Made Fibers Congress held last month in Dornbirn, Austria.

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Textile suppliers target Chinese automotive industry

Fibre and textile companies are actively pushing their products into transport applications in China, according to speakers at the 20th China International Manmade Fiber Conference held in September in Xiaoshan, China.

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