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Oerlikon acquires Truetzschler staple fibre portfolio
Oerlikon announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire the entire staple fibres technology portfolio of Trützschler Nonwovens & Man-Made Fibers GmbH, Egelsbach, Germany. This company is part of the German Truetzschler Group, which is a specialist in fibre preparation for the yarn spinning and nonwovens industries. The acquisition expands the Manmade Fibers Segment’s technology portfolio and opens up access to new customers in the market for synthetic staple fibres.
Ups & downs in 2015
Global growth is forecast at 3.5 per cent in 2015 and 3.8 percent in 2016, with uneven prospects across the main countries and regions. Growth in emerging market economies is softening, reflecting an adjustment to diminished medium-term growth expectations and lower revenues from commodity exports, as well as country-specific factors.
Demand for PA6, PA66 to hit all-time high
The ´World PA6 & PA66 Supply/Demand Report 2015´, referred to briefly as the ´PCI Nylon Yellowbook´ among industry experts, has just been published by market research and consulting firm PCI Nylon (www.pcinylon.com) of Oberursel, Germany.
Core yarns, which are used for woven and knitted stretch fabrics, consist of at least two different components.
Stretch fabrics become more and more popular in clothing industry. Not only sports fashion but also day-to-day garments have a better fit and retain their shapes, when elastic yarns are used.
Natural colour cotton fabrics & made-ups
Natural colour cottons are environmental friendly material. Among the four cultivated species of cotton, colour lint is reported in G.arboreum among diploid and in G.hirsutum in tetraploid cottons. White G. barbadense are inherently superior sources of fibre quality and white G. hirsutum cottons are a source of both yield and fibre quality and these have been used for improvement of colour cotton.
Oerlikon promises paradigm changes
The Manmade Fibers segment of the Swiss Oerlikon Group will be represented with its two Oerlikon Barmag and Oerlikon Neumag competence brands. ´In a market that is proving to be increasingly difficult, we will set new trends with our innovations and once again change the markets´, promises André Wissenberg, Head of Marketing, Corporate Communications and Public Affairs.