Zone: Natural Fibers
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Natural fibers like flax, hemp, jute and kenaf are growing in popularity thanks to a widespread effort to go green. Automotive in particular has adapted natural fibers for door panels, seat backs and trunk liners.


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Interior innovation: The value proposition

OEMs and Tier suppliers ask materials and molding processes to go “green” and do more for less.
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Composites U.K. promotes latest developments in biocomposites CompositesWorld

The trade association for U.K. composites will host Oct. 23 workshop at the Advanced Manufacturing and Research Centre (AMRC).

CAMX 2014 preview: Lingrove CompositesWorld

Natural fibers specialist Lingrove (San Francisco, Calif.) is launching a range of flax prepregs, dry reinforcement and other bio-based solutions at CAMX.

CAMX 2014 preview: Sunstrand CompositesWorld

Natural fibers supplier Sunstrand (Louisville, Ky.) is emphasizing its entire fiber line, design for applications in automotive, sporting goods, building materials, consumer products and marine.

Lightweight sports canoe relies on flax fiber reinforcement CompositesWorld

Composites Evolution's Biotex Flax materials have been successfully apply to Lake Constance's Felcity freestyle canoe.

Velox will distribute natural fiber products by Composites Evolution CompositesWorld

The U.K.-based Composites Evolution's Biotex natural fiber line will be offered to customers in the U.K., Italy and France.

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