Japan’s MMF Production Falls 18.8% in June

According to a provisional report released from the Japan Chemical Fibers Association, the nation’s production of manmade fibers in June 2020 fell 18.8% compared to the same month of last year to 54,919 tons. Of this, cellulosic fibers increased by 18.2% to 13,915 tons, while synthetic fiber dropped 26.6% to 41,004 tons. June production decreased for the four major synthetic fiber items of nylon filament, acrylic staple fiber, polyester filament and polyester staple fiber. Production increased only for polypropylene filament and staple fiber. MMF production during January-June 2020 decreased by 9.0% year-on-year to 378,751 tons. While cellulosic fiber production rose by 6.4%, that of synthetic fibers declined by 13.0%. Among

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Sustainable Leadership for Gta with New Monforts Montex Wide-Width Lines

Following the successful commissioning of two new Monforts Montex wide-width stenter lines and additional environmental management equipment at its plant in Germany, GtA (Society for Textile Equipment GmbH) is aiming to be the first textile finishing company to become entirely CO2-neutral in the manufacture of all of its products by 2025. GtA is a partner company to Germany’s large-format digital printing fabric leader, Georg and Otto Friedrich GmbH, which has this year been able to considerably expand its portfolio due to the new Monforts lines. Headquartered in Gross-Zimmern, close to Frankfurt, Georg and Otto Friedrich and its partners in Germany have an annual production of 37 million square meters of

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