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Irantex, The 21st International Exhibition of Textile Machinery, Raw Materials, Home Textiles, Embroidery Machines & Textile Products
09/04/2015 - 09/07/2015

Hightex 2015 - 6th International Technical Textiles and Nonwovens Trade Fair
09/11/2015 - 09/13/2015

Nonwoven Nanofiber And Microfiber Fundamentals And Applications
09/14/2015 - 09/17/2015

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DuPont And Akra-Teijin Cancel Letter Of Intent

DuPont and Akra-Teijin S.A. de C.V., recently discontinued talks on a joint venture to make and sell polyester filament yarn in the Americas.Akra-Teijin is the subsidiary company of Alpek S.A. de C.V., which is part of the Alfa Group, and Teijin.The companies signed a letter of intent in April 1999 to combine their polyester filament operations in the Americas in a 50/50 joint venture. (See "News," ATI, May 1999.)According to the companies, depressed market conditions throughout 1999 and the complexity of the U.S. market made it difficult to gain alignment on future direction.



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