Winterthur, Switzerland – The 2016 financial year was characterized by a significantly higher order intake, especially in the first half year, and lower sales compared to the previous year. Despite the decline in sales, Rieter achieved an EBIT margin of 6%. Against the background of the solid financial and earnings position, the Board of Directors proposes […]Read More →
Kraig Biocraft Laboratories Completes Planting of 2,000 Mulberry Trees at its New Texas Location to Support Spider Silk Production.
Michigan, United States – Kraig Biocraft Laboratories Incorporation, the leading developer of spider silk based fibers, announced it has completed the planting of the first 2,000 mulberry trees at its Texas location. This facility and these trees will be used to supply the Company’s US recombinant spider silk operations with fresh mulberry leaves. The Company […]Read More →
Palazzolo Acreide, Italy – Few machines in a modern spinning mill are as critical as the roving frame. Building a solid and reliable roving frame is not an easy task and yet again it is absolutely necessary for the spinner as this machine can feed, depending on the count being produced, thousands of spindles at […]Read More →
Final Countdown: Yarn Expo Spring 2017 Kicks Off Next Wednesday Hosting Over 390 Worldwide Exhibitors.
Shanghai, China – Anticipation is building in the yarn & fibre industry as the 2017 edition of Yarn Expo Spring kicks off next Wednesday. Expanding by nearly 20% this year, the fair will occupy the entire hall 5.1 of the National Exhibition and Convention Center (Shanghai) to host over 390 suppliers from 12 countries and […]Read More →
Uster, Switzerland – Yarn spinners already understand the importance of preventing contamination in their products. A total of 3,500 worldwide installations of Jossi fiber cleaning systems – now produced by USTER – is proof of that. The USTER® JOSSI VISION SHIELD solutions are highly effective at removing even the smallest contaminants, including polypropylene.Read More →
Horgen, Switzerland – SSM announce their participation to the forthcoming Techtextil in Frankfurt, Germany, from May 9th to 12th 2017. Techtextil is Europe’s leading fair for technical textiles and nonwoven products. The show is covering twelve application areas, which comprehensively span the full range of modern textile technologies. SSM will show their winding machine for […]Read More →
Lenzing, Austria – Lenzing Viscose® and Lenzing Modal® fibers including all their product families were awarded the Biobased Product Label granted by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). The prestigious certification is further proof that all standard types of fibers produced by Lenzing are fully derived from the natural and renewable raw material wood.Read More →
Shanghai, China – China has been playing an increasingly important role in the global yarn and fibre industry in recent years, not only as a strong buyer but also a high-quality supplier that is looking to export abroad. As a result, a significantly higher number of Chinese exhibitors will feature at next month’s Yarn Expo […]Read More →
Uster, Switzerland – Progress in China’s textile industry is increasingly being driven by a young and dynamic generation of professionals – and USTER is proud to play a role in fostering the development of these talented individuals. The company’s close links with Chinese universities started 10 years ago, and in that period USTER has developed a […]Read More →
Lenzing, Austria – The need for clothing will have doubled by the year 2025. This amount of clothing signals a major burden for our environment. 80% of the clothing we throw away ends up in landfills. An estimated 50 million tons of clothing are thrown away every year.Read More →