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Global Technical Textiles Business Update, 1st Quarter 2015

  • ID: 3292386
  • June 2015
  • Region: Global
  • 21 Pages
  • Textiles Intelligence

FEATURED COMPANIES

  • AstenJohnson
  • Chem-Tex Laboratories
  • Eagle Nonwovens
  • HeiQ
  • Johns Manville
  • Lenzing
  • MORE

This report provides a round-up of recent corporate developments in the global technical textiles sector, including acquisitions, divestments and mergers, business news, events, investments, joint ventures, and price increases.

The report contains insight and analysis of developments in a wide range of companies, other organisations involved in the sector and events, including Advanced Textile Research Group (ATRG) at Nottingham Trent University, AstenJohnson, Azerbaijan Investment Company (AIC), BondCote, Chem-Tex Laboratories, Chomarat, CIRFS (Comité International de la Rayonne et des Fibres Synthétiques - the European Man-made Fibres Association), the department of Electronics and Computer Science (ECS) at the University of Southampton, Eagle Nonwovens, Groz-Beckert, HeiQ, Heytex Group, ITMA, Johns Manville, Johnson Controls, Lectra, Lenzing Group, Polymer Group Inc (PGI), Preiss-Daimler Group, Sanitized, SGL Group, SouthWest NanoTechnologies (SWeNT), Sumgait Chemical Industrial Park (SCIP), Suominen and TenCate Protective Fabrics.

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FEATURED COMPANIES

  • AstenJohnson
  • Chem-Tex Laboratories
  • Eagle Nonwovens
  • HeiQ
  • Johns Manville
  • Lenzing
  • MORE

SUMMARY

ACQUISITIONS, DIVESTMENTS AND MERGERS

AstenJohnson has acquired Eagle Nonwovens
Heytex Group has acquired BondCote
Johns Manville’s Glass Textiles business has been acquired by Preiss-Daimler Group

BUSINESS NEWS

CIRFS has published its latest statistical report on the man-made fibre industry
Sanitized is strengthening its distribution service in Europe
SGL has reduced the number of its business units from five to three as part of a cost savings programme
Suominen will implement two new share-based incentive plans
Performance Share Plan 2015
Matching Share Plan 2015
TenCate Protective Fabrics has been selected to supply fabrics for firefighters’ uniforms for
fire brigades in the Twente Safety Region
Researchers at Nottingham Trent University and the University of Southampton will share a
grant of £2.8 mn for the development of smart fabrics

EVENTS

ITMA 2015 will be held in Milan, Italy, during November 12-19, 2015

INVESTMENTS

Azerbaijan Investment Company, Sumgait Chemical Industrial Park and Southwest
Nanotechnologies have signed a memorandum of understanding relating to a major carbon nanotube project
Chomarat is to increase its capacity for producing multi-axial glass fibre reinforcements
Groz-Beckert has opened a sales affiliate in Turkey
Johns Manville has announced a major upgrade to its US nonwoven glass mat production facility
Production at Lenzing’s new Tencel fibre plant has been ramped up over six months
Suominen has launched an investment programme to support its growth strategy for 2015-17

JOINT VENTURES

HeiQ has entered into a joint venture with Chem-Tex Laboratories
Johnson controls has extended its strategic partnership agreement with Lectra

PRICE INCREASES

Polymer Group Inc (PGI) has increased the prices of its polypropylene-based roll goods

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- AstenJohnson
- Azerbaijan Investment Company
- BondCote
- Chem-Tex Laboratories
- Chomarat
- Eagle Nonwovens
- Groz-Beckert
- HeiQ
- Heytex Group
- Johns Manville
- Johns Manville’s Glass Textiles
- Lectra
- Lenzing
- Polymer Group Inc
- Preiss-Daimler Group
- SGL
- Southwest Nanotechnologies
- Sumgait Chemical Industrial Park
- Suominen
- TenCate Protective Fabrics

Note: Product cover images may vary from those shown
Note: Product cover images may vary from those shown

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