Home / Knowledge / News / Textiles / 49th DORNBIRN-MFC to take place from Sept 15-17
49th DORNBIRN-MFC to take place from Sept 15-17
Aug '10
The 49th Dornbirn Man-Made Fibers Congress (Dornbirn-MFC) taking place from 15-17 September 2010.

Communicating the Textile Future

• Changing Paradigms become Innovators
• BIONICS as the Main Theme
• New: Expert Discussion with Audience
• Transportation (incl. Automobile) Strongly Represented
• Research with Market Relevance gains Importance

Changing Paradigms become Innovators

2010 will be the difficult way back into normal economy. We encounter a revolutionary change in our existing paradigms. Until now growth has been mainly linked to the cheap availability of fossil energy, whereas in our new global era economy and consumers will be faced with topics like environment, sustainability, careful use of resources and the development of the population. In future the Man-Made Fibers and Textile Industry as well their suppliers in the processing chain will be dominated by these factors, too.

Bionics as the Main Theme
The most sophisticated database in evolutionary know-how is stored in nature itself. Therefore the umbrella theme BIONICS can be found in many of the individual lectures of the 49th DORNBIRN-MFC taking place form 15-17 September 2010. Experts from industry and academic research will present in more than 100 lectures solutions and product for various end-uses an application-profiles. Once more the congress underlines its claim as a European / American lead event.

In the 6 plenary lectures CIRFS (European Man-Made Fibres Association) / Brussels will report the challenges of a global man-made fibers market, CCFA (China Chemical Fibers Association) / Beijing about the developments of the Chinese fiber industry in a growing market, CMAI (Global Fibers & Feedstocks Market Advisory) / Houston about trends affecting synthetic fibers after the grear recession, the University of Ghent about biomimetics in polymer and fiber engineering, EDANA / Brussels about common challenges and opportunities for automotive nonwoven producers. The Hochschule Niederrhein / Mönchengladbach will present an overview about actual and future use of fibers in transportation.

Among the individual lectures the section new developments in fibers will be represented with 32 presentations during all 2 ½ days. Many leading international man-made fiber producers from Europe incl Turkey, USA and Japan will present their innovations along with findings from well-known research institutes from Europe and the USA. The section fibers and textiles in transportation (for the first time lectures from car manufacturing and research will deal with the topic of the use of man-made fibers in automotive) with 34 lectures is strongly represented.

The section nonwovens comprises 10 highly interesting lectures, the section new functionalities through spin finishes and modifications with 20 lectures and the section EU research projects with 4 lectures.

Must ReadView All

Courtesy: Ikea

Textiles | On 26th Apr 2017

Ikea’s product sourcing from India to double by 2020

Ikea, the global home furnishing giant from Sweden, plans to double...

Textiles | On 26th Apr 2017

CITA to add insufficiently available fabric in CAFTA-DR

The Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements (CITA) has ...

Courtesy: SKF

Textiles | On 26th Apr 2017

SKF brings predictive maintenance for machinery to India

SKF India, a global supplier of bearings, seals, mechatronics,...

Interviews View All

Awen Delaval

'Natural fibres are appreciated for traditional authenticity'

Dharmendra Shah
Ozone PB Spintex Limited

‘We have made huge investments to ensure quality yarn production.’

Siddharth Biyani
Mangalam Industries Pvt Ltd

‘The manufacturing sector is improving day-by-day, becoming better in...

Paolo Ocleppo
Sandvik Hyperion

Paolo Ocleppo, Rotary Cutting Segment manager, Sandvik Hyperion discusses...

Marcel Alberts

Coating at a fibre level is a practice not usually seen in the...

Ashok Desai
Bombay Textile Research Association

Bombay Textile Research Association (BTRA) is a leading name in textile...

Robert Brunner

Golfwear and menswear brand Devereux is set for greener pastures. Robert...

Pranav Mishra

Designers Pranav Mishra and Shyma Shetty’s Huemn is known for its...

Tony Ward
Tony Ward

"You have to truly understand what your client wants, know her needs, what ...

Press Release

Press Release

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Submit your press release on


Letter To Editor

(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies


news category

Related Categories:
April 2017

April 2017

Subscribe today and get the latest update on Textiles, Fashion, Apparel and so on.


Browse Our Archives


E-News Insight
Subscribe Today and Get the
Latest News Update in Your Mail Box.
Advanced Search