Toray to Acquire Alva Sweden AB

Toray Industries, Inc. has concluded an agreement with AB Anders Westerlind to purchase all of the shares of Alva Sweden AB (ASE), a manufacturer of cushions for automotive airbag systems, acquiring ASE as well as its two subsidiaries; i.e., Alva Confecções S.A. of Portugal and Alva Tunisia SA of Tunisia. AB Anders Westerlind wholly owns ASE. The transaction would close soon after required official procedures are completed. Manufacturing cushions for automotive airbag systems in Europe since 1997, Alva has earned an outstanding reputation among leading European module manufacturers for its original technologies and manufacturing expertise with state-of-the-art facilities. Toray has built positive ties with Alva over the years through the

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Gartex Texprocess India Presents Solutions for Product Innovation

Bigger and better than ever before, Gartex Texprocess India witnessed intense networking as it brought together 180 exhibitors from four countries and 10,390 visitors from 290 cities and six countries under one roof. Multiple zones and focused business segments ensured that the fourth edition brought together stakeholders of textiles and garment industry for cross-sector, creative and collaborative interactions. India is among the world’s largest producers of textiles and garments, and garment and apparel manufacturers, while embracing the change, are focusing on product innovation. The dedicated segments at Gartex Texprocess India ensured dynamic synergy, and proved to be vital in highlighting the latest technological advancements and trends that the textile and

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Shima Seiki to Exhibit at Spin Expo Shanghai

           Shima Seiki Mfg., Ltd., together with its Hong Kong subsidiary Shima Seiki (Hong Kong) Ltd., will participate in the 34th session of Spin Expo in Shanghai from September 3rd to 5th. (Booth G07) The company will show the latest version of its SDS-ONE APEX series 3D design system. APEX is at the core of its “Total Fashion System” concept, made possible through its comprehensive support of the knit apparel production process from planning and production to sales promotion. Furthermore its capability for virtual sampling is especially effective in streamlining the production process. Ultra-realistic simulation capability allows the use of virtual samples for evaluating design variations without producing actual samples

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