Huntsman Textile Effects and PPJ Partner to Tap Growth Potentials in Vietnam

Huntsman Textile Effects and Phong Phu International (PPJ) announced a strategic partnership agreement that aims to promote PPJ’s growth in Vietnam as a leading manufacturer of sustainable, high-performance textiles and garments for many of the world’s leading brands and retailers. Vietnam-based PPJ will leverage best-in-class technical support from Huntsman Textile Effects to enhance its manufacturing processes across its denim/twill and knit mills, and develop new products that deliver optimal sustainability along with advanced performance, protection and comfort. The development of workwear and value-added textiles for the American, European and Japanese markets, such as innovative textiles with functional finishes, will be a key project for the two partners. They will use

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Karl Mayer Enables Automated Production of Textile Face Masks

In many places, face masks are now an essential item on the agenda of the compulsory program relating to the exit from the corona lockdown. These masks are required in large quantities, but they are scarce goods. In view of the massive shortage of masks, Karl Mayer reacted quickly, and together with partners for production and testing, set up a highly efficient production in record time. One of the used double needle bar raschel machines made by the company enables the production of roughly a quarter of a million masks per month. This innovative company based in Obertshausen, Germany initially developed face masks that can be made on its machines

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