Viewing entries tagged with 'Nonwovens'

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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Bicomponent 3D spunbond nonwoven

The three-dimensional nonwovens market is dominated by needlepunched and air-through bonded carding processes using staple fibres.

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Fibertex Nonwovens makes acquisition in Brazil

Fibertex Nonwovens has acquired Brazilian nonwovens manufacturer DUCI, giving it a foothold in the growing South American market as a supplier of nonwovens for the automotive industry.

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Metallised nonwoven technology for lightning strike protection

General Nano has launched VeeoVeil, a new lightweight, flexible, electrically conductive metallised nonwoven technology.

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Opportunities for nonwovens in future mobility

There has been a push towards greater fuel efficiency and lower costs in the transportation industry, as players fight to remain profitable and competitive and need to comply in time with regulatory requirements being set as part of countries’ commitments to reduce global warming.

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Carver Non-Woven and R3 Composites expand

R3 Composites, a custom compression moulder and compounder of sheet moulding compound with design and part-conversion capabilities headquartered in Grabill, Indiana, USA, and its wholly-owned subsidiary Carver Non-Woven Technologies, which supplies single- and multi-material nonwoven products from its Fremont, Indiana, headquarters, are both in the process of expanding.

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Freudenberg opens headliner production facility in China

Freudenberg & Vilene Nonwovens has opened a new production line for automotive headliners at its Suzhou site in eastern China.

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Supreme Group takes full ownership of Supreme-Treves

Supreme Group, one of the largest and most diversified nonwovens groups in India, is taking 100% ownership of Supreme-Treves, which was established in 1996 as a joint venture between Supreme Nonwovens and Trèves of France, a Tier 1 system supplier of automotive interior trim and noise, vibration and harshness (NVH) components.

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Autotech Nonwovens orders needlepunch line for automotive nonwovens

Autotech Nonwovens of India has ordered a needlepunch line for the production of nonwovens for automotive and other applications from Andritz Asselin-Thibeau, part of the Andritz technology group.

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