Textile specialists the ITA Group and Metyx Composites have reportedly formed a new partner-ship.

ITA consists of the Institute for Textile Technology at RWTH Aachen University (ITA) and its research and development service provider ITA Technologietransfer GmbH, while Metyx is a manufacturer of technical textiles for applications in the transportation, wind energy, construction, sports and leisure industries.

"The access to ITA ́s competences along the entire textile composite value chain and to the impressive machine parks with over 250 machines from lab scale to industrial scale and the exchange with other partners will be very welcome for our future pre-competitive developments," said Ugur Ustunel, Metyx CEO.  

"We are very happy to welcome Metyx to our network and to collaborate in many joint projects and studies on topics like recycling and sustainability, tapes and hybrid yarns or natural fibers just to name a few," said Dr Christoph Greb, scientific director of ITA.