Karl Mayer will showcase warp-knitted textiles having an exceptional level of performance at Techtextil 2019 (Booth 3.0/E18) from May 14th to 17th in Frankfurt. On show will be products with integrated electrical conductivity and shaping characteristics from the new Textile MakerSpace platform, an extremely efficient textile solution for protecting buildings, and a completely new generation of warp-knitted spacer textiles. Karl Mayer is also inviting people to attend an in-house show, to be held at the same time as the fair, at its headquarters in nearby Obertshausen. This event is easily accessible by bus transfer, and will be premiering a new nonwovens machine. The company is also a trendsetter in the […]
According to statistics released by the Japanese Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI), the nation’s production of disposable diapers in 2018 decreased by 4.6% to 23.48 million diapers. By weight, production declined by 3% to 877,627 tons. While the production of disposable diapers for babies has been decreasing (down 8.9% in number and 7.9% in weight), that of disposable diapers for adults continued to grow (up 4.3% in number and 3.7% in weight).
Toray Industries, Inc. announced that its subsidiary, TenCate Advanced Composites would change its name to Toray Advanced Composites. TenCate Performance Composites, a subsidiary of TenCate Advanced Composites, will subsequently change to Toray PMC. Toray acquired TenCate Advanced Composites in 2018, and has been working in recent months to integrate them into the Toray Group. Keisuke Ishii, Chief Executive Officer of Toray Advanced Composites, says, “We are excited to transition into the Toray family and continue to provide the best value to our customers under our new identity. Toray has a long heritage of product innovation and production excellences that will help reinforce Toray Advanced Composites’ strengths, and will enable […]