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WIRE 2014: FIBER-LINE to Highlight New Line of Strength Members

WIRE 2014: FIBER-LINE to Highlight New Line of Strength Members

FIBER-LINE will exhibit featured products and technologies at WIRE 2014. Wire is the world leading trade fair for the wire and cable industry. The show is held every two years and includes 1,300 exhibitors from more than 50 countries. [More]
Experts to Present New Tissue Paper Technologies at Tissue World Americas 2014

Experts to Present New Tissue Paper Technologies at Tissue World Americas 2014

Technology for the production of soft hygienic tissue paper such as kitchen paper towels and bathroom tissue has been dominated by two configurations, the conventional Crescent former and TAD, for the past three decades. Now, however numerous breakthrough technologies have appeared that are showing strong promise to achieve high quality tissue at high speeds with lower energy and raw material inputs. [More]
Pulp & Paper International Presents Two Awards to Cascades

Pulp & Paper International Presents Two Awards to Cascades

Cascades, North America’s fourth largest producer of towel and tissue paper, today announced that the company has been awarded “Environmental Strategy of the Year” by Pulp & Paper International at the 2013 PPI Awards in Dubai. In addition, the Cascades® Moka® product line won the company a second award for “Innovative Product of the Year.” The internationally-renowned PPI Awards are the only global awards dedicated to recognizing the achievements of companies, mills, and individuals in the pulp and paper sector. [More]
Forecast Report on Global Carbon Fiber Market

Forecast Report on Global Carbon Fiber Market

Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "2013 Report on the Global Carbon Fiber Market - Includes Forecast to 2018" report to their offering. [More]
ABB Utilizes BASF Flame-Retardant PBT for DC Contactors in Railway Applications

ABB Utilizes BASF Flame-Retardant PBT for DC Contactors in Railway Applications

The company ABB in Lyon has recently started to use the polybutylene terephthalate (PBT) Ultradur® B4450 G5 from BASF for its DC contactors. Since these contactors are used on railways, they must satisfy the stringent fire prevention requirements of the French Railway Standard NF F 16-101. [More]
Benchmade Knife Wins Second-Annual American Made Outdoor Gear Award

Benchmade Knife Wins Second-Annual American Made Outdoor Gear Award

Benchmade Knife Company (www.benchmade.com) today was named the overall winner of the second-annual American Made Outdoor Gear Award. [More]
Abu Dhabi National Paper Mill to Acquire Complete Advantage NTT Tissue Line from Metso

Abu Dhabi National Paper Mill to Acquire Complete Advantage NTT Tissue Line from Metso

Metso’s Pulp, Paper and Power business, the future Valmet, will supply a complete Advantage NTT tissue line to Abu Dhabi National Paper Mill (ADNPM) in the United Arab Emirates. The Advantage NTT solution represents the latest state-of-the-art tissue making technology in the industry. The future Valmet has previously sold two solutions of this kind. The first Advantage NTT machine started up in Mexico earlier this year. [More]
Soon, Wearable Solar-Powered Electronics Woven Into Clothing Fibers

Soon, Wearable Solar-Powered Electronics Woven Into Clothing Fibers

Though some people already seem inseparable from their smartphones, even more convenient, wearable, solar-powered electronics could be on the way soon, woven into clothing fibers or incorporated into watchbands. This novel battery development, which could usher in a new era of "wearable electronics," is the topic of a paper in the ACS journal Nano Letters. [More]
Polymer Group Acquires Specialty Nonwoven Products Manufacturer, Fiberweb

Polymer Group Acquires Specialty Nonwoven Products Manufacturer, Fiberweb

Polymer Group, Inc. (PGI) today announced that it has completed its acquisition of Fiberweb plc, a global developer and manufacturer of specialty nonwoven products and materials for a variety of industrial end markets. As a result of the acquisition, PGI is the world's largest manufacturer of nonwovens. [More]
New Global Market Report on Carbon Fibers & Carbon Fiber Reinforced Plastics

New Global Market Report on Carbon Fibers & Carbon Fiber Reinforced Plastics

Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Carbon Fibers & Carbon Fiber Reinforced Plastics (CFRP) - A Global Market Overview" report to their offering. [More]