Frushour, in Acrylic Fiber
Technology and Applications, J.C.
said Monday it has obtained China's approval to set up a joint venture with a Chinese firm and three Japanese trading houses to produce acrylic fiber
in China's Zhejiang Province.
That was the year the company introduced the first - and still only - microdenier acrylic fiber
manufactured in North America.
7.7.1 Increasing Applications of Acrylic Fiber
are Expected to Boost the Demand for Textile Dyes
In addition to Lenzing AG (AT), the world's largest cellulose fiber producer, the congress management has managed to get the European "Carbon player" SGL Group (DE) along with its subsidiary Fisipe (PT, acrylic fiber
producer) as main sponsor on board.
is a very versatile fiber, which has emerged not only as a major substitute for wool but also as the important precursor for carbon fiber.
Specialty synthetic fiber (solution dyed PET, bicomponent fibers, antimicrobial fibers, fire-retardant fibers, acrylic fiber
); automotive (headliners, package trays, floor carpets, interior trim fabrics); Ozite decorative (wall coverings, marine, RV, speaker coverings); retail (Kunin craft felt, auto-aftermarket, indoor/outdoor carpeting, construction); technical (vinyl substrate, filtration, footwear, healthcare and car wash.)
Japan's largest acrylic fiber
manufacturer said it will also produce acrylic resin sheet there, with the total investment reaching
It will be the first foreign-capital-owned acrylic resin molding materials maker in China, the major acrylic fiber
output declined by 3% to 2.5 million tons.
Solutia's decision to exit the acrylic fiber
business will force Culp Inc.
Mitsubishi Rayon gained 5 yen to 309 yen after reports that Airbus SAS said Tuesday that it will place orders for components in its A380 jetliner with the acrylic fiber
maker and Bridgestone Corp.