IFAI announces agreement with BCH in India

IFAI, the Industrial Fabrics Association International (IFAI) is pleased to announce an agreement with Business Co-ordination House (BCH) to provide representation of IFAI in India. “We believe BCH is uniquely positioned to help IFAI expand the opportunities for our organization with the emerging Indian market for technical textiles.” Said Mary Hennessy, President and CEO of … More IFAI announces agreement with BCH in India

Adient sponsors 12th annual JetToy Challenge, brings STEM to the classroom

Adient, the world’s largest automotive seating supplier, sponsored the 12th annual JetToy Challenge at Cobo Center in Detroit. More than 500 students from Southeast Michigan make balloon-powered toy cars, competing in distance, accuracy, weight carrying and timed events Students were part of SAE International’s “A World in Motion” (AWIM) program, which brings together science, technology, … More Adient sponsors 12th annual JetToy Challenge, brings STEM to the classroom

Yara and BASF open world-scale ammonia plant in Freeport, Texas, USA

Yara International ASA and BASF today celebrated the opening of a new world-scale ammonia plant in Freeport, Texas, USA. The $600-million, state-of-the-art facility uses a cost-efficient and sustainable production process, based on by-product hydrogen instead of natural gas Yara Freeport LLC is owned 68 % by Yara and 32 % by BASF. The plant, located … More Yara and BASF open world-scale ammonia plant in Freeport, Texas, USA

Porcher Industries’ Charlie Exton to run London Marathon in new blast resistant fabric

Charlie Exton, a defence specialist at Porcher Industries, believes his company’s newly developed next generation blast resistant fabric is so light and comfortable that he plans to run this weekend’s London Marathon (April 22, 2018) in a T-shirt and socks made from the material In response to the long term demand and requests of soldier’s … More Porcher Industries’ Charlie Exton to run London Marathon in new blast resistant fabric

First European database for secondary raw materials – Europe as urban mine

In January 2018 the first pan-European database for secondary raw materials, including many “critical” ones, went online. Ever since, we have known more about which raw material depots reside in cars, batteries and electronic devices sold, used and stored in the 28 EU countries – and ultimately recycled or disposed of. Empa played a key … More First European database for secondary raw materials – Europe as urban mine