Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2017-08-09

DiloGroup at Techtextil India

The Techtextil India 2017 held in Mumbai from September 13-15 is an excellent opportunity for the DiloGroup to present its portfolio of equipment to the nonwovens industry. DiloGroup (German Pavilion, Booth No. B36) will provide extensive information about production lines made in Germany and recent machine concepts from the DiloGroup companies DiloTemafa, DiloSpinnbau and DiloMachines.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2017-08-17

Suominen joins FIBS

Suominen, the global market leader in nonwovens for wipes, has joined FIBS, the leading non-profit corporate responsibility network in Finland. Established in 2000, FIBS has extensive experience in bringing together companies, NGOs, researchers, public sector organizations and other players to exchange information and experiences on best sustainability practices, as well as to learn from both each other and various stakeholders in order to generate shared value. FIBS currently has nearly 300 members, most of them large companies.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2017-08-10

INDA, the Association of the Nonwoven Fabrics Industry is extending the nomination application deadline for two of its prestigious awards – the Lifetime Technical Achievement Award and the Hygienix Innovation Award™ – to the new date of Aug. 30, 2017. Both awards will be presented at the third edition of Hygienix – the premier event for absorbent hygiene & personal care markets, Nov. 6-9 at the Renaissance Austin Hotel, in Austin, Texas.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2017-08-09

On April 28 OOO Rusavata extended an invitation to celebrate the inauguration of its new Truetzschler line for production of hydroentangled nonwovens at their headquarters in Rjasan. The spunlacing line was officially taken into service in the presence of the Rusvata management, investors, customers as well as the representatives of Truetzschler Nonwovens and its commercial agency DERUX.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2017-08-08

Three finalists compete for RISE Innovation Award!

Three finalists will present innovative solutions for the prestigious RISE™ Innovation Award during the seventh edition of Research, Innovation & Science for Engineered Fabrics Conference (RISE®) Sept. 12-14, 2017 at the Sheraton Raleigh Hotel, in Raleigh, NC. The award recognizes innovation within and on the periphery of the nonwovens industry that uses advanced science and engineering principles to creatively solve challenges within the nonwovens and engineered fabrics industry.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2017-08-03

Berry Global, Inc. announces hygiene and healthcare investment

Berry Global, Inc. (NYSE:BERY) announced that it is investing in a state-of-the-art Reicofil RF5 asset to provide an incremental 20,000 metric tons of capacity serving the Asia markets.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2017-08-02

Freudenberg Performance Materials opened its first Shirt Technology Center in China at the Nantong facility in June. The world’s leading specialist in woven, knitted and nonwoven interlinings is thus expanding its service and support for shirt manufacturers in the country. The support offered by the center covers the fit, processing and uses of interlinings and collars. Together with their customers, the Freudenberg specialists develop perfect collars and interlinings meticulously designed down to the last detail. The center provides shirt manufacturers with complete sample collars, thus enabling them to speed up start of production.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2017-08-02

ANDRITZ has received an order from Autoneum, headquartered in Winterthur, Switzerland, to supply an ANDRITZ neXline needlepunch eXcelle line to its plant in San Luis Potosi, Mexico, for the production of needlepunched velour felts from 300 to 900 gsm for the automotive market. The fabrics will be used for manufacture of carpet systems, inner dashes, and floor insulators. Start-up of the line, which has a working width of 4.4.m, is scheduled for the end of 2017.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2017-08-02

Sandler once again among „Bavaria’s Best 50“

Sandler AG from Schwarzenbach/Saale, Germany was once again voted one of “Bavaria’s Best 50”. The Bavarian Ministry of Economic Affairs awards this distinction to the fastest-growing, privately owned medium-sized companies. Ilse Aigner - Bavarian State Minister of Economic Affairs and Media, Energy and Technology and Deputy Minister-President of Bavaria - presented this award to President & CEO Dr. Christian Heinrich Sandler and his wife Bärbl Sandler, Head of Chief Human Resources Officer.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2017-08-02

Ahlstrom-Munksjö to release additional capacity in Turin

Ahlstrom-Munksjö will release additional capacity at its Turin plant in Italy to meet the growing demand for engine and industrial filtration media.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2017-07-27

RISE® 2017 announces expanded program

The Research, Innovation & Science for Engineered Fabrics Conference, announces an expanded program with 25 innovative industry leaders presenting an unmatched and critical dialogue on the theme “This Changes Everything”, Sept. 12-14, 2017 at the Sheraton Raleigh Hotel, Raleigh, NC. RISE®, now in its seventh edition continues to connect new and emerging technologies with near-term commercial applications to solve immediate real-world industry needs.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2017-07-27

Saint-Gobain acquires Kirson

Saint-Gobain has signed a share purchase agreement to acquire 100% of the equity capital of Kirson, a major actor on the European laid scrim market.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2017-07-19

Bullish nonwovens market in China emerges as key takeaway from June’s China International Nonwovens Expo & Forum

Following last month’s successful second edition of the biennial China International Nonwovens Expo & Forum (CINE – supported by Techtextil), one thing is clear: multiple nonwovens product sectors in China continue to exhibit strong growth and immense potential for the foreseeable future.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2017-07-19

Techtextil North America shows continued growth with 2017 edition

The fourteenth edition of Techtextil North America took place June 20-22, 2017 at McCormick Place - Lakeside Center in Chicago, Illinois. This was the fifth edition of Techtextil North America hosted outside of Atlanta, held in the even years, and the first of its kind in Chicago. The Lakeside Center at McCormick Place provided a beautiful backdrop of the Chicago skyline while over 3,000 attendees networked with producers, manufacturers and finishers from across the world over the course of the three-day event.

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