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'There is great scope for geotextiles in India'
The New Indian Express
Coir Board chairman G Balachandran has said that the development of coir geotextiles has great scope in India. He was speaking after inaugurating the workshop organized by the Board for officials of Coir Board showrooms and coir regional offices across the country, in Alappuzha.
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Freudenberg Nonwovens adds regranulation unit at Kaiserslautern plant
The Nonwovens business unit of Germany-based Freudenberg & Co. KG has installed a regranulation unit at its Kaiserslautern plant to enable it to reprocess and reuse materials that have been rejected from its production process. The unit represents an investment in excess of 700,000 euros.
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Atmospheric plasma treatment increases breathability of spunbond nonwoven fabrics
Specialty Fabrics Review
The Journal of Industrial Textiles has published the results of a study conducted by Texas Tech University and Milwaukee, Wis., based Enercon Industries that determined when spunbond polypropylene nonwoven fabrics are pre-treated with atmospheric plasma the breathability of the fabric increases.
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Mattex to establish headquarters and manufacturing in Eton, Ga.
Textile World Magazine
Mattex - a Saudi Arabia-owned, Dubai-based producer of carpet backings, artificial grass backings, and woven and nonwoven geotextiles - will invest $60 million to establish a U.S. headquarters and manufacturing operation in Eton, Ga., and create 200 jobs.
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Spuntech to add spunlace line in North Carolina
Nonwovens Industry
Following reports last month that it was the subject of a hostile takeover by one of its competitors, Spuntech has announced a plan that will double its spunlace capacity in Roxboro, N.C. The Israel-based firm will invest a reported $30-35 million in the new spunlace line, which will come onstream in the next 18-24 months. Spuntech began production in North Carolina in 2005-2006.
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Pegas Nonwovens says 1st-quarter net fell on currency swings
Pegas Nonwovens SA, a Czech maker of nonwoven textiles used in construction, automotive and medical industries, said first-quarter net slumped 66 percent on currency swings. Net income for the three months ended March 31 fell to 3 million euros ($3.9 million) from 8.7 million euros, the Czech Republic, Znojmo-based company said in a statement recently. Revenue rose 13 percent to 49.9 million euros.
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Rengo Group develops nonwoven business in China
Rengo Co., Ltd. announces that its wholly-owned nonwoven business subsidiary, Rengo Nonwoven Products Co., Ltd. is preparing to establish a nonwoven sales company and begin local production in Jiangsu, China as the first step towards the overseas expansion of its nonwoven business.
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Polymer Group loss widens in 1st quarter
Charlotte Business Journal
Polymer Group Inc. posted a first-quarter net loss of $6.2 million, down from a net loss of $265,000 in the first quarter of 2012. Revenue declined to $287.1 million from $295.2 million.
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