Heinz Meierkord, CEO of Advansa, has been unanimously elected by the CIRFS members to take on the role of President (European Man-made Fibres Association).
He succeeds Giulio BONAZZI, CEO of Aquafil, whose mandate has expired but who will remain a member of the Board as past-President.Read more...
At the Heimtextil 2015 trade fair in Frankfurt, visitors could discover on ADVANSA’s stand the new DACRON® brand identity and 3 innovations in filling fibres : Hollofil® Active for optimum sleep regeneration after sport or intensive activities, DACRON® Fresh Air, a deodorising technology which gives the products a breath of "fresh-from-the-laundry” freshness and Hollofil® Spring® complement to box-spring beds thanks to a new double crimp technology offering high level of fluffy bulk combined with supportive resilience.
Pillows in the size 40 x 80 cm filled with Comforel®, the tried-and-tested brand featuring original fiber clusters for pillows, has now been awarded the "Aktion Gesunder Rücken e.V." (Healthy Back Campaign - AGR) seal of approval, an acknowledgement by the AGR of the back-friendly effect and support for the head and neck area provided by the pillows.
"Transaction will significantly strengthen ADVANSA's balance sheet”
ADVANSA and INVISTA (one of the world’s largest producers of polymers and fibers) have reached an agreement whereby INVISTA acquired ADVANSA’s assets related to the Specialty Polyester products sector for apparel end uses.