man-made fiber


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man-made fiber

A synthetic fiber made from chemicals (e.g., rayon or polyester). Synonym: synthetic fiber
See also: fiber
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There is a huge capacity of man-made fiber production that seems to be ever growing.
China Man-Made Fiber plans to purchase new technology from Shell and invest NT$6-7 billion for building a new EG plant with annual capacity of 700,000 metric tons, which will substitute for an original plan to construct a smaller plant with 400,000 metric tons of capacity.
Although the earlier agreements had controlled the growth of cotton textile imports, imports of man-made fiber textiles and apparel increased rapidly.
Global consumer demand for all man-made fibers fell by 0.
The company plans to extend Ingeo, a man-made fiber created from renewable resources, to non-woven applications, such as yarn and fiberfill.
Man-made fiber brassieres, body-supporting garments.
Rising cost of cotton textile will boost the Man-made Fiber market in India, finds Netscribes
Globecot offers subscribers a choice of news developments about either cotton, man-made fiber or textile-related developments.
1 million tons due to an upward revision of China's man-made fiber (MMF) production figures.
These comprised about one-fifth of all textile imports during the month and soared 27 percent, as countries ranging from Mexico to Canada, and South Korea to Taiwan and Turkey, shipped vastly higher amounts of cotton and man-made fiber yarns to U.
Cotton prices have since returned to more competitive levels, but the denim category remains rife with man-made fiber additives.
Sabanci Holding holds a 50% share of DuPontSA, and other man-made fiber subsidiaries and associate companies are active internationally in polyester industrial yarn and in polyamide industrial and textile yarns.