synthetic fiber

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synthetic fiber

[sin′thed·ik ′fī·bər]
(textiles)
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World production for manufactured fibers is forecast to increase 5.
Among other developing countries, Turkey continues to evolve into a major factor in manufactured fibers, bolstering its already strong position in cotton.
SECTION III -- MANUFACTURED FIBER SUPPLY & DEMAND
2 World Manufactured Fiber Net Exports & Stock Changes by Region
3 World Manufactured Fiber Production by Region & Type
The report weighs a variety of market trends in reaching the conclusion that manufactured fibers will continue to grow at the expense of natural fibers.
Technological innovations in performance and aesthetic characteristics will stimulate demand for manufactured fibers.
The generally favorable forecast for manufactured fibers reflects a number of distinct trends, most prominently continued strength in the large Chinese and Indian fiber markets, as well as the recovery of demand throughout much of the rest of the Asia/ Pacific region.
While winning this designation is a major accomplishment, however, it still remains to be seen if PLA is destined to become the next "big thing" in the world of manufactured fibers.
A manufactured fiber in which the fiber-forming substance is a long chain synthetic polymer composed of at least 85% of a segmented polyurethane (FTC definition).
In addition, Teijin has proposed that the following definition be applied: "a manufactured fiber in which the fiber-forming substance is a long-chain synthetic polymer in which at least 50% of the polymer is composed of aliphatic polyether and at least 35% of the polymer is composed of polyester.
Isaac Saba and sons Moises, Alberto and Manuel are the sole owners of Grupo Xtra, a diversified company involved in manufactured fibers, textiles, agriculture, food processing, real estate and tourism.

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