Viewing entries tagged with 'Airbag fabric'

Polymer additive improves thermal resistance of PET-based airbag fabric

With the production of light vehicles forecast to have a compound annual growth rate of 3.3% from 2017-2022, the demand for airbag yarn and fabric is also increasing.

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Toray opens new airbag yarn and fabric plant in Mexico

Toray Advanced Textile Mexico has opened its new automotive airbag nylon yarn and fabric manufacturing and distribution plant in Mexico.

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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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Toray opens new airbag fabric plant in India

Toray Industries has officially opened a new plant for producing airbag fabric at Toray Kusumgar Advanced Textile (TKAT) at the Sarigam Industrial Estate in Gujarat, India.

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Toyobo to double airbag fabric capacity

In response to growing demand, Toyobo is to invest ¥10bn (US$85.1m) and double production capacity for airbag fabrics over the next four years.

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Consolidation the key for airbag fabrics

Airbags now account for around 18% of all automotive textiles, equating to around an annual 145,000 tonnes.

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Kolon to supply airbag fabric to Autoliv

Kolon Industries has signed a three-year contract worth US$38m with airbag supplier Autoliv to provide one-piece woven polyester side curtains for Ford.

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China’s airbag fabric market set to expand

Affected by technology, certification and supply chain relationship, there are higher barriers to entry for new manufacturers of airbag fabric, according to Global and China Automotive Airbag Fabric Industry Report 2014, a new market research publication from ResearchInChina.

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Toray planning airbag fabric production in India and North America

Toray Industries plans to build airbag fabric factories in India and North America by fiscal 2016, with the aim of becoming the industry leader.

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