September 2017 compared with August 2017 EU Industrial producer prices up by 0.6 % in both Euro Area and EU28

In September 2017, compared with August 2017, industrial producer prices rose by 0.6 % in both the Euro Area (EA19) and the EU28, according to estimates from Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union. In August 2017, prices increased by 0.3 % in the euro area and by 0.4 % in the EU28. In … More September 2017 compared with August 2017 EU Industrial producer prices up by 0.6 % in both Euro Area and EU28

Lithium market facing supply tightness and higher prices

Rapidly increasing demand for lithium, fuelled by the accelerating transition to electric vehicle (“EV”) technology, continues to pressure suppliers to keep pace, while driving up prices for lithium chemicals. As recently reported in the Nikkei Asian Review, spot prices for lithium in China have climbed 30 % since the start of the year with lithium … More Lithium market facing supply tightness and higher prices

Santex Rimar Group cooperates with start-up on Artificial Intelligence project

One of the final events of PREMIO GAETANO MARZOTTO takes place in SANTEX RIMAR GROUP, SMIT workshops (Italy). Premio Gaetano Marzotto is part of the activities founded by Giannino Marzotto together with Ferdinando Businaro and his daughters Cristiana, Maria Rosaria Gioia and Margherita Marzotto.  The award is  inspired by Gaetano Marzotto, a twentieth-century entrepreneur who … More Santex Rimar Group cooperates with start-up on Artificial Intelligence project

Frayed ends are history

Spacer fabrics are created successfully with ultrasonic cutting fusion technology A remarkable machine is able to cut high-volume microfibre fabrics and synthetic fibre spacer fabrics in a single work step and “softly” seal their cut edges at the same time. The technology has been developed and patented by TINAtex GmbH, jointly with a machine building … More Frayed ends are history

Strong expansion in the Chinese growth market by Swiss Autoneum

IMPORTANT: Please renew your TEXTILEFUTURE NEWSLETTER SUBSCRIBTION. THANK YOU!   With four additional plants, Autoneum is significantly expanding its production capacities in China. Thanks to the use of virtual reality applications, customers benefit from optimum production planning and highly-efficient production processes. With this capacity extension, Autoneum is laying the foundation for further profitable growth despite … More Strong expansion in the Chinese growth market by Swiss Autoneum

Breaking News – Syngenta to acquire Nidera Seeds

Syngenta and COFCO International Ltd announced today that Syngenta has entered into a binding agreement to acquire Nidera Seeds which is currently owned by COFCO International. Completion of the transaction is subject to clearance by the relevant merger-control authorities. Financial terms of the transaction are not disclosed Syngenta is a leading agriculture company helping to … More Breaking News – Syngenta to acquire Nidera Seeds