Biobased polymers will grow twice as fast as petrochemical polymers to 2023

By guest author Dr Byony Core, Technology Analyst at IDTechEx. Biobased polymers from biomass feedstocks Biobased polymers are a class of polymers that are manufactured from a biomass source, rather than from an oleochemical source. Although some of these types of polymers have been well known for over a century, they have not yet seen … More Biobased polymers will grow twice as fast as petrochemical polymers to 2023

157-Year-Old U.S. Department Store Gump’s begins Store-Closing Sale

Storied San Francisco retailer filed chapter 11 earlier this month after failing to sell business or attract new investors Gump’s, a storied luxury department store in San Francisco, has begun a going-out-of-business sale after 157 years in business. A judge on Friday, August 10, granted Gump’s permission to liquidate inventory at its flagship store, located … More 157-Year-Old U.S. Department Store Gump’s begins Store-Closing Sale

Belgium, Czech Republic, Germany and Taiwan Pavilions to join Cinte Techtextil China

From September 4 – 6, leading innovations and technologies from around the world will feature in the Shanghai New International Expo Centre for Cinte Techtextil China 2018. With a growing technical textile market in China and Asia, big industry names will come to showcase new products. The Belgium, Germany and Taiwan Pavilions are predicted to … More Belgium, Czech Republic, Germany and Taiwan Pavilions to join Cinte Techtextil China

Swiss Textile Machinery Exports in the first six months 2018

Total exports of Swiss Textile Machinery amounted to CHF 191.6 million or 9.7 % less as to compare to the same period in 2017. The major destination of the Swiss Textile Machinery: China  CHF 25.5 million or 0.2 % less than 2017, China’s share of total exports was 13.4 %. ThenTukey with CHF 20.8 million … More Swiss Textile Machinery Exports in the first six months 2018

Flash estimate for the second quarter of 2018 – GDP up by 0.4% in both Euro Area and EU28 +2.2% against 2017

Seasonally adjusted GDP rose by 0.4% in both the euro area (EA19) and the EU28 during the second quarter of 2018, compared with the previous quarter, according to a flash estimate published by Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union. In the first quarter of 2018, GDP had also grown by 0.4 % both … More Flash estimate for the second quarter of 2018 – GDP up by 0.4% in both Euro Area and EU28 +2.2% against 2017

Mimaki 3DUJ-553 Printer shortlisted for prestigious TCT Awards

Innovative full-colour 3D printer voted as a finalist for the Hardware Award – Polymers by TCT Expert Advisory Board Mimaki, a leading manufacturer of wide-format inkjet printers and cutting systems, today reported that its 3DUJ-553 3D printer has been shortlisted for the prestigious TCT Awards. The TCT Awards celebrate the innovators, technologies and collaborators behind … More Mimaki 3DUJ-553 Printer shortlisted for prestigious TCT Awards