A multinational group of businesses, it supplies
customers throughout the world with man-made fibres and speciality materials for
industrial, textile, medical and hygiene applications.
The Acordis group has sales of some EUR 1.6 billion, employs approximately 9,000 people,
and has production facilities in Germany, the Netherlands, the United Kingdom, the United
States of America, Brazil, Italy and Poland.
BasofilŪ heat and flame resistant fiber is an
innovative fiber based on patented melamine technology. Basofil fiber can be used in a
variety of heat-blocking applications ranging from protective clothing for firefighters
and workers to filtration and furnishings. Basofil fibers can be processed on standard
textile manufacturing equipment to make woven, knit and non-woven fabrics. These fabrics
are soft, comfortable, durable and easy wearing.
Cargill Dow LLC is committed to making performance
products from annually renewable resources such as corn. Currently, there are two distinct
ingredient brands: Ingeo Fibers and NatureWorks PLA Packaging resins.
Celanese Acetate is committed to serving our global
customers with quality cellulose acetate products that meet or exceed their expectations.
Acetate tow and filament yarns can be cut for use in numerous processes. Cut acetate fiber
can be used in carded, air laid, and wet laid constructions for a variety of applications,
such as wound dressings, personal hygiene coverstocks and cores, wipes, and specialty
papers. It blends well with other fibers, bringing to the composite its unique combination
Rich in history, technology and experience, DAK
Americas is an exciting new company with businesses comprised of terephthalic acid (TPA),
polyester resins and polyester staple fibers. DAK Americas stands ready to embrace the
future. Headquartered in Charlotte, NC the company will be a globally competitive supplier
for the western hemisphere. DAK Americas will focus on a dual strategy of low cost
production of commodity products and product innovation for a continuous stream of
Drake Extrusion Ltd is Europe's leading manufacturer
of coloured polypropylene fibres and yarns.
In 1802, DuPont was primarily an explosives company.
One hundred years ago, our focus turned to chemicals, materials and energy. Today, we
deliver science-based solutions that make real differences in people's lives around the
world in areas such as food and nutrition, health care, apparel, safety and security,
construction, electronics and transportation.
Innovation Technology, Inc.
Fiber Innovation Technology, Inc. is designed, built
and operated to produce specialty synthetic fibers for demanding applications in textiles
Intercontinental Polymers, Inc. (IPI) located in the
foothills of the beautiful Smoky Mountains, produces quality polyester resins, and staple
fibers. Polyester polymers and fibers have been manufactured at the Lowland, Tennessee
site for over 50 years. During this period, the facility has been expanded on several
occasions and is constantly upgraded to maintain state-of-the-art capabilities. IPI is an
ISO-9002 accredited facility that offers customers a wide range of polymer and fiber
products. IPIs polymers and fibers are used in a vast spectrum of end uses as
diverse as disposable diapers, surgical masks, automobile bumpers and headliners, hygiene
products, clothing, wipes, upholstery, computers, cell phones, furniture, packaging, and
The Group is a multibillion dollar entity with over
6,000 employees working in 60 production facilities worldwide. Business activity ranges
from synthetic fibers to chemicals, plastics, engineering services, packaging and textile
Solutia is one of the world's few fully integrated
producers of nylon 6,6 from intermediates to polymers, plastics and fibers. Our nylon and
acrylic fibers are used to make finished goods such as carpeting, tires, apparel,
specialty upholstery and fabrics. Many of Solutia's synthetic fibers are sold under widely
recognized brand names such as Wear-Dated and Ultron VIP. We also produce nylon 6,6
resins, sold under the Vydyne and Ascend brand names, to the engineered thermoplastic and
Technical Fibers, LLC