52nd Dornbirn Man-Made Fibers Congress (DORNBIRN-MFC) – 11th To 13th Of September 2013

DORNBIRN, Austria — March 20, 2013 — The DORNBIRN-MFC will take place for the 52nd time and has
become the European/American lead event in the field of man-made fibers. The congress is geared
towards future themes like sustainability, innovation but also communication with the upcoming
generations and has been very positively accepted and supported by the fiber-making and processing
community. Coordinated world-wide activities of the program committee along with profound contacts
to academic/research institutions and roof organisations have created an increasing interest in
this event. Therefore it is possible to print a very detailed preliminary programme folder. The new
preliminary program with more than 100 lectures can be found on our homepage www.dornbirn-mfc.com.

New Challenges Need New Solutions

The 52nd DORNBIRN-MFC, from 11th to 13th of September 2013 with more than 100 lectures and
held by experts is offering an insight into the innovative power of man-made fibers, multiple
fields of application and new approaches for effective solutions. Out of a large number of
high-quality proposals we have tried to select for our visitors a representative cross-section of
lectures illustrating the contribution of various stages of the processing chain to a final

Already in the opening session a lecture of the Institute for Management Research/Denkendorf
(Germany) will deal with trends in the textile industry, new business models, development
cooperation and the role of the man-made fibers industry in the processing chain of the future. A
further lecture of the Sustainable Apparel Coalition/USA is dedicated to environmentally friendly
garments from fiber to final product, including distribution.

The DORNBIRN MAN-MADE FIBERS CAMPUS offers again the possibility to young students and pupils
from textile schools to present their works in a short presentation to an auditorium of experts.

The other topics run as follows:

–  Sustainable Solutions for the Fiber Industry (Bio-polymers and Bio-technology,
Man-Made Fibers for Environmental Protection)-  Fiber Innovations (Filaments)

–  Unconventional Fiber Applications (Composites)

–  Finishing

–  Sports- and Functional Wear

–  Market Overview (Korea, India, Indonesia)

Details to individual lectures will be published on our homepage www.dornbirn-mfc.com.

Stronger presence of roof organisations and lead-industry

In parallel to the 52nd DORNBIRN-MFC, CIRFS/Brussels, the European Man-made Fibers
Association, and IVC/Frankfurt, representative of major man-made fibers manufacturers in Germany,
Austria and Switzerland will have meetings in Dornbirn. High ranking delegations including speakers
are expected from: AFMA – American Fiber Manufacturers Association, JCFA – Japan Chemical Fibers
Association and KOFOTI – Korean Federation of Textile Industries.

In connection with DORNBIRN-MFC (from 11th to 13th of September) ITMF/International Textile
Manufacturers Federation will hold its annual conference from 8th to 10th of September in Bregenz.
Some 200 decision takers from Fibers, Textiles, Auxiliaries and Textile Machinery will exchange
their views about the further economic development. For the visitors of the ITMF Annual Conference
a participation in DORNBIRN-MFC is foreseen. The idea behind is to encourage the exchange of views
between users of cotton and man-made fibers.

LENZING AG will hold in parallel to DORNBIRN-MFC a workshop with app. 70 key customers from
Near and Far East.  After coordination of the exhibition dates of DORNBIRN-MFC with
PremiereVision / Texworld / Paris both events can be visited.

Make Use of the Early Bird Bonus!

Experience the latest developments and trends of the international man-made fibers
world and deepen your lead in know-how thru networking with more than 800 participants from more
than 30 nations.

For registration until 31st of May 2013 an early bird bonus will be granted to participants.
Make use of this advantage and register simply online at: www.dornbirn-mfc.com.

We look forward to seeing you in Dornbirn!

Posted on March 25, 2013

Source: L&M Marketing GmbH & Co. KG