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Latest trends on show at Busworld

At last month’s Busworld bus and coach exhibition held in Brussels, Belgium, Lantal Textiles showed its new Conceptual Forecast collection as well as extensions to the Essentials Stock collection.

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Airbus supply contract extended

SGL Carbon and German aerospace company Elbe Flugzeugwerke have extended their contract to supply prepregs for use in the Airbus A350 cabin’s floor panels to the end of 2020.

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App-controlled seating concept for Airbus

Benjamin Hubert, founder and creative director of the UK-based design firm Layer, has conceptualised an economy-class seating prototype for Airbus driven by smart textiles.

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Airbus explores synthetic spider silk technology

AMSilk is to develop composites based on its artificial silk fibre for aerospace applications with Airbus.

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Holmbergs acquires Fasching Safety Belts

Holmbergs Safety System of Sweden is acquiring the Austria-based Fasching Safety Belts, a provider of safety belts for the bus and motor coach industry, as well as commercial vehicles and wheelchairs, with annual revenues of €10m.

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Trend collections for bus interiors

Lantal Textiles showed new seat cover designs for the interiors of city and intercity buses and tour coaches alongside innovative products as well as visualisation techniques at last month’s Busworld in Kortrijk, Belgium.

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Airbus qualification for structural foam

3A Composites has achieved qualification from Airbus for its Airex R82.80 rigid high-performance core.

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Airbus BFE catalogue qualification for Lantal

In addition to the “wool standard” and “wool/polyamide standard (80/20)” carpet qualities that are already qualified for the Airbus buyer furnished equipment catalogue, Lantal Textiles’ “polyamide standard” will be added to the catalogue effective July 2016.

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Johnson Controls plans spin-off of automotive business

Johnson Controls plans to pursue a tax-free spin-off of its Automotive Experience business. Following the separation, which is expected to close in around 12 months, the Automotive Experience business will operate as an independent, publicly traded company.

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Bus passengers surveyed about seat fabrics

Public transport textiles producer Camira Fabrics has conducted a survey to find out what passengers really think about material types on bus seats.

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