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PHP Fibers to open new airbag weaving plant in Germany

PHP Fibers is to open a state-of-the-art airbag fabric weaving and finishing plant at its production site in Obernburg, near Aschaffenburg, Germany.

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All-time classic with a twist for transport seating

The new Aura Twist collection from Camira Fabrics is now available for transport seating. The range is fully stocked, fully tested and there is no minimum order quantity.

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KSS to purchase substantially all of Takata’s assets

Key Safety Systems (KSS), headquartered in Sterling Heights, Michigan, USA, and Takata, a supplier of automotive safety systems such as seatbelts, airbags and child seats, have reached an agreement in principle to sponsor a restructuring plan for the purchase of substantially all of Takata’s global assets and operations by KSS for an aggregate purchase price of US$1.6bn, subject to certain adjustments at closing.

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Honda develops airbag for compact scooters

Honda Motor has launched an airbag for compact scooters in collaboration with safety systems supplier Autoliv.

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Andritz needlepunch line for Autoneum Mexico

Vehicle acoustic and thermal management specialist Autoneum has ordered an Andritz neXline needlepunch eXcelle line for its plant in San Luis Potosí, Mexico, for the production of needlepunched velour felts for the automotive market. The 300-900 g/m2 fabrics will be used for carpet systems, inner dashes and floor insulators.

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Autins secures orders for automotive acoustic absorbing products

The UK-based Autins Group reports that it has secured orders worth an annual £1m for its new acoustic absorbing products for the automotive industry.

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