Universal Fibers expands plants

July 1st, 2019

Universal Fibers has acquired twisting and heat-setting assets for its production facilities in Gorzow, Poland, and Taicang, China. Both plants are integrated from extrusion to finished yarns in multiple chemistries, including type 6 and 66 nylon, and serve carpet manufactures in the commercial, residential and automotive segments. The company’s styled finished yarns include the Helix, Silkworks and Revolve brands.  Universal Fibers […]

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Asian market for high-end carpet yarns growing

March 30th, 2016

According to a press release from Germany-based filament maker Oerlikon Neumag, consumer demand in the Asian flooring market is enjoying a turnaround, likely attributable to both the currently low price of oil and increased manufacturing capacities in Asia, resulting in a nearly 30 percent reduction in the cost of producing PA6 (polyamide-6) nylon granulate. “The […]

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