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The radial cable system with fixed tensile roof at the Olympiysky National Sports Complex in Kiev, Ukraine, designed by Hightex GmbH, Germany, won an International Achievement Award at IFAI Expo Americas 2012. Photograph ©Hightex GmbH +49 8051 6888-0
Hong Kong: Center Of The Fiber Industry
Topics at the PCI Fibres Conference 2013 in Hong Kong will include fiber raw material supply and the situation in the Asia-Pacific region.
The New Saurer
The sale of Oerlikon's Natural Fibers and Textile Components businesses to Jinsheng Group made way for the new Saurer Group.
From The Editor
Business & Financial
Expanding Opportunities In Textiles
Michael Robertson, president and CEO, Specialty Graphic Imaging Association, discusses his organization's activities and opportunities for textiles in graphics markets.
Quality Fabric Of The Month
A Sea Change For Microfibers
Eastman Cyphrex™ microfibers, made using islands-in-the-sea technology and a water-dispersible sea polymer, feature improved fiber uniformity and tunability for wetlaid nonwovens.
Nonwovens / Technical Textiles
Andritz: On The Way To Complete Solutions
Andreas Lukas, senior vice president and division manager of Andritz's KNB Division, discusses the group's future and other matters.
It's A Textile Architecture World
New textile developments influence architectural designs.
Dyeing Printing & Finishing
Knitting / Apparel
A Look At Fall '14
Major European events previewed new fabrics in New York City.