TextileFuture is very happy to exclusively present to you the 2019 nylon industry outlook from Quentin De Carvalho, Wood Mackenzie Chemicals Head of Nylon. Quentin has over 30 years’ experience in the chemical industry in both France and Brazil, most recently with Rhodia, part of Solvay Group. Having held positions in marketing and market intelligence … More The calm before the storm for the nylon industry?
Freudenberg Filtration Technologies signs contract to purchase majority shareholdings of Apollo Air-cleaner Co., Ltd. in China. The global technology group Freudenberg is expanding its filter business. The Freudenberg Filtration Technologies Business Group has signed a contract in China to purchase the majority shares of Apollo Air-cleaner Co., Ltd. The company is a leading supplier of … More Freudenberg strengthens filter business with acquisition in China
The EMS Group, globally active in the business areas High Performance Polymers and Specialty Chemicals, and with its companies combined in the EMS-CHEMIE HOLDING AG, has been presented with the “Global Supplier Excellence Award 2018” by ITRON Inc., USA. EMS received this significant award due to the extraordinary quality of its services and products, high … More EMS Group confirms outlook and receives another Award
Bayer and the S M Sehgal Foundation (SMSF) – a non-profit organization supporting smallholder farmers in India – have announced the “Sustainability of Agriculture and Smallholder Development” project. Aim of the project is to improve farmers’ incomes by introducing them to easy-to-learn-and-adopt best agronomic practices. The project in 25 villages in Rajasthan, a state of … More Supporting livelihoods and nutrition of smallholder farmers in India
EDANA, on behalf of the nonwoven producers amongst its membership, today issued a pledge to significantly increase the use of recycled PET in nonwoven fabrics. Recycled PET is used in various nonwoven applications: roofing products, the automotive sector and nonwoven geotextiles are large users of R-PET fibres and resins. R-Pet can also be found in … More Nonwovens industry pledges uptake in use of recycled PET
Euro Area The first estimate for Euro Area (EA19) exports of goods to the rest of the world in October 2018 was EUR 209.7 billion, an increase of 11.4% compared with October 2017 (EUR 188.3 billion ). Imports from the rest of the world stood at EUR 195.8 billion, a rise of 14.8 % compared … More Euro area international October trade in goods surplus EUR 14.0 billion, EUR 7.7 billionn deficit for EU28