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Insulation solutions for electric vehicles

With the removal of engine noise in electric vehicles (EVs), other noise sources become more apparent and require acoustic insulation treatment.

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Estonian start-up wins Green Alley Award for eco-friendly textile alternative to leather

Estonian materials start-up Gelatex Technologies has received the 2019 Green Alley Award. The company’s gelatine-based eco-friendly textile alternative to leather beat competition from five other start-ups in the circular economy during a live-pitch event in October in Berlin, Germany.

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Automotive issues to be addressed at UK nonwovens event

Several speakers will address issues concerning the automotive industry at the annual seminar of the UK’s Nonwovens Network, which will be held in Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, on 5 December.

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China’s booming automotive market presents opportunities for nonwovens producers

China is the world’s undisputed front-runner in the global car market, leading the way in both production and sales.

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Protective shields for electric vehicles

Freudenberg Performance Materials has developed a new kind of galvanic nonwoven and is working with sister company Freudenberg Sealing Technologies on new solutions for housings to protect the components of electric vehicles from disruptions caused by electromagnetic waves.

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Freudenberg starts up new headliner production line in China

A new production line for car headliners has come into operation at the Suzhou, eastern China, plant of Freudenberg & Vilene Nonwovens, a joint venture between Japan Vilene and Freudenberg Performance Materials, the technical textiles specialist of the Freudenberg Group.

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Innovative nonwovens from recycled waste

France-based Laroche, a manufacturer of textile recycling, airlay web-forming and bast fibre processing equipment, is developing collaborative solutions to turn post-consumer products, such as clothing, carpets, car seats, airbags and mattresses, into usable fibres.

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Nonwoven seating for marine environments

Sunbrella is introducing its first nonwoven marine seating fabric: Sunbrella Horizon, which offers a luxurious soft hand designed to resist bacterial staining, cold-cracking, excess stretching and fading.

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TFP to increase capacity by 50%

Technical Fibre Products (TFP) has announced a planned capacity increase of 50% by 2020. The investment is said to be in response to rapidly increasing demand for TFP’s advanced nonwovens across all markets, following an earlier capacity increase in 2015.

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Lightweight high-performance acoustic material on show

A lightweight, high-performance acoustic material that offers advantageous thermal properties was introduced at Automotive Interiors Expo 2018 in Stuttgart, Germany.

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