staple fibre

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Noun1.staple fibre - a natural fiber (raw cotton, wool, hemp, flax) that can be twisted to form yarn; "staple fibers vary widely in length"
natural fiber, natural fibre - fiber derived from plants or animals
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Giving a picture of the position after suggested changes, APTMA said the removal of duty on import of Polyester Staple Fibre, which is one of the basic raw materials, will help Pakistan regain its share in the world market.
The research analysts have done a thorough analysis on the viscose staple fibre market by product segments by type of fiber such as synthetic fiber, cellulose fiber, organic fiber, inorganic fiber.
The communication also said the sales tax up to six percent had also been imposed on import of polyester staple fibre (PSF) and Viscose Staple Fibre (VSF).
Asian Fibres is setting up what could be the biggest plant in the Middle East to manufacture regenerated polyester staple fibre (RPSF) from post-consumed PET bottles.
LAHORE -- All Pakistan Textile Mills Association (APTMA) on Wednesday demanded the government to bring import duty on polyester staple fibre (PSF) down to zero as well as all specialty fibres including acrylic be allowed to be imported at zero percent duty incidental enabling industry to diversify its product base.
The decision has been taken by the SECP owing to practical difficulties faced by the companies engaged in the business of synthetic and rayon, including polyester fibre, polyester filament yarn, polyester chips, production and manufacture of rayon and viscose tyre yarn/cord.The SECP's attention was also drawn to the conditions of domestic polyester staple fibre industry that was facing the worst business cycles thereby resulting in difficult market conditions and domestic over supply.
The plant has a 450 t/d capacity producing partially oriented yarn, polyester staple fibre, filament and chips.
It included electrical machinery, fertilizers, iron and steel and articles of iron and steel, man-made filaments and staple fibre, vegetables and paper and paperboard.
1 -- Zenith Fibre has decided to expand its polypropylene staple fibre (PPSF) manufacturing capacity by moving ahead from a capacity of 3,000 tonnes per annum of PPSF at its Savli plant in Vadodara, to commissioning an additional capacity of 5,400 tonnes per annum by March 2012.
Indian conglomerate Aditya Birla (BOM:500303) has taken over Swedish speciality pulp manufacturer Domsjo Fabriker for USD340m (EUR239m), in a move to expand in the sector and ensure increased supply for its viscose staple fibre (VSF) producing operations.
At Spartanburg Invista produces polyester used in bottles for carbonated and noncarbonated drinks and food and custom-container applications, and polyester staple fibre and speciality polymers for a variety of applications.