man-made fiber


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Noun1.man-made fiber - fiber created from natural materials or by chemical processesman-made fiber - fiber created from natural materials or by chemical processes
fiber, fibre - a slender and greatly elongated substance capable of being spun into yarn
acrylic, acrylic fiber - polymerized from acrylonitrile
nylon - a thermoplastic polyamide; a family of strong resilient synthetic fibers
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textile industry, its domestic suppliers and customers are comprised of the following: yarn and fabric manufacturers, suppliers in the cotton, wool, and man-made fiber sectors, dyers, printers, and finishers, the machinery and textile chemical industries, and our customers in the U.S.
This category included man-made fiber and leather sports and travel bags as well as man-made fiber backpacks.
But man-made fiber prices in China are still much lower than the price of cotton in China.
Other major firms located in the park include USI Far East Corp., Grand Pacific Petrochemical Corp., Lee Chang Yung Chemical Industry Corp., China Man-made Fiber Corp., Taiwan Synthetic Rubber Corp.
Wool, silk and man-made fiber textile production has grown at a very small rate.
The four with the extended decision-making period are cotton and man-made fiber sweaters, cotton and man-made fiber dressing gowns and robes, men's and boys' wool trousers, and knit fabric.
BRUSSELS, Belgium-Cargill Dow's Ingeo fibers, a man-made fiber derived from corn, will make its first appearance in draperies here at Decosit.
Touted as the strongest man-made fiber in commercial use today (10 times stronger than steel), Spectra is currently found in body armor plates of military and law enforcement gear, such as the Interceptor vest.
Based on the agreement, Toray will produce INGEO fiber, the world's first man-made fiber derived from 100% annually renewable resources, in Japan, South Korea, Thailand and Indonesia, they said.
In 1972 after the second renewal, some bilateral agreements under the LTA also included limitations on trade in wool and man-made fiber textiles.
Companies boarding the investment bandwagon include Asia Polymer, Taiwan Styrene Monomer, Grand Pacific Petrochemical, Oriental Union Chemical, China Man-Made Fiber, and Taiwan VCM, which have decided to expand their capacities for such ethylene derivates as EG, SM, PE, and VCM.
The four added products are men's and boy's cotton and man-made fiber shirts, man-made fiber trousers, man-made fiber knit shirts and blouses, and combed cotton yarn.