London, UK (PRWEB) August 01, 2012
The value of the global market for medical nonwoven disposables is set to reach US$20.9 bn by 2017. AGY has increased its output of S-2 Glass fibre products, while PPSS Group has entered into two licensing agreements relating to the distribution of its cut resistant clothing in the USA and the distribution of its body armour in South Africa.
Duro Textiles is aiming to commercialise Alexium’s flame retardant (FR) treatment for polyamide; and Naturally Advanced Technologies (NAT) and Lenzing have signed a joint development agreement.
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Outlast Technologies has been acquired by Golden Equity Investments
SCA (Svenska Cellulosa Aktiebolaget) has strengthened its presence in South America by acquiring the remaining 50% shareholding in Papeles Industriales (PISA)
SCA (Svenska Cellulosa Aktiebolaget) has acquired Everbeauty, an Asian hygiene products company
Toyota Industries has taken a majority stake in Uster Technologies
AGY has increased its output of S-2 Glass fibre products
Low & Bonar has merged its Colbond nonwovens business and its Bonar Technical Fabrics fibres, nonwovens and woven fabrics business
PPSS Group has entered into two licensing agreements relating to the distribution of its cut resistant clothing in the USA and the distribution of its body armour in South Africa
Schoeller Textile has created a new subsidiary in order to explaoit the medical market
The ninth edition of Techtextil North America was held during April 24-26, 2012, at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, Georgia, USA
Royal Ten Cate has reported a 16% increase in sales and a 28% rise in net profit in 2011
3B Plans to increase its global capacity for making glass fibre
Alexium International has raised funds to develop its flame retardant (FR) treatment for polyamide
Freudenberg will increase its production capacity in Taiwan
Fibertex Personal Care will invest US$55 mn in a state-of-the-art production line in Malaysia
Low & Bonar has acquired Xero Flor International, a green roofing specialist
Mount Vernon Mills will expand its capacity at its facilities in Georgia, USA
National Nonwovens has established a line in a cleanroom environment for making nonwovens for medical applications
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