Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2018-07-12

ANDRITZ acquires Diatec, Italy

International technology Group ANDRITZ has acquired a 70% stake in Diatec S.R.L., a leading manufacturer of converting machines for the hygiene and food packaging industries based in Collecorvino in the region of Pescara, Italy. The remaining 30% will stay in the hands of the two current shareholding families.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2018-07-04

Addressing the issues at NHPA 2018

The full programme for the 2018 Nonwovens for High Performance Applications (NHPA) conference, which takes place in Cannes, south of France, from October 10-11, has now been published.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2018-06-28

Bold innovations will command attention at Filtration® 2018 in Philadelphia

Bold innovations in air and fluid filtration across major industry sectors will command attention at the 27th Filtration® 2018 International Conference & Exposition this fall in Philadelphia, PA October 2-4 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center. Professionals from such industry sectors as transportation, medical, energy, life science, commercial, nuclear, aerospace, and indoor air quality will find new sales and solution opportunities at this year’s event.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2018-06-28

On June 21, 2018 the IVAM MSTextiles Forum took place at the Fraunhofer IZM in Berlin. The subject was "Energy for Wearables". In three sessions international speakers presented their work and ideas on energy generation, energy storage and energy management.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2018-06-20

Leading German machine builder for automatic weft straighteners and online quality control systems Mahlo GmbH + Co. KG is showcasing at upcoming CINTE Techtextil from 4 to 6 September in Shanghai. The show is the daughter show of the well-established Techtextil in Germany and is considered to be one of the most important trade fairs for technical textiles and nonwovens in Asia.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2018-06-18

INDA honors Bryan Haynes, Ph.D., with Lifetime Technical Achievement Award

INDA, the Association of the Nonwoven Fabrics Industry, recognized Bryan Haynes, Ph.D., Senior Technical Director in Global Nonwovens, Kimberly-Clark Corporation with its prestigious 2017 Lifetime Technical Achievement Award.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2018-06-16

Fiber+ wins award for sustainable tea packaging

On June 13th, 2018, Fiber+ plastic free tea bag material was awarded the “New Product Innovation showcase award” for sustainable packaging at the World Tea Expo in Las Vegas, NV, USA.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2018-06-14

INDA announces stellar speaker line up, program and registration for RISE® 2018

Biomimetics in nonwovens, lightweighting of auto materials, battery separator developments, and the latest in electrospinning nanotechnology will be among the topics of forward-looking presentations for technology professionals tasked with following breaking industry developments. The eighth edition of RISE, the conference on Research, Innovation and Science for Engineered Fabrics, is set for Sept. 11-13 at the Marriott City Center in Raleigh, NC.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2018-06-14

INDA, the Association of the Nonwoven Fabrics Industry, reports its 12th annual World of Wipes® (WOW) International Conference June 5-8 successful in connecting 440 participants advancing their business in wipes.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2018-06-13

With WLM1, its new nonwovens production line, Albaad, one of the world’s largest producers of cosmetic wipes, is banking on Trützschler Nonwovens and Voith, two well-established technology leaders in the field of wet-laid nonwovens.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2018-06-13

A new goal for Yves Parlier and Porcher Industries

As the world’s leading manufacturer of fabrics for paragliding, the Sports and Leisure Business Unit of Porcher Industries, is working with sailing legend Yves Parlier on an ambitious new project that could soon see cargo ships sustainably powered by kites, saving 20% of fuel costs.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2018-06-13

Leading international machinery brands sign up for CINTE Techtextil China

Asia’s largest biennial event for the entire technical textiles and nonwovens sector will feature some of the industry’s biggest overseas machinery brands. Held on the earlier date of 4 – 6 September this year, the fair will feature an expected 500-plus total exhibitors from around 20 countries & regions.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2018-06-07

Texprocess Americas 2018 suggest a bright future for the technical textile, nonwovens and sewn products industries

Cooling fabrics, smart light technology, recycled fibers, 3D body scanning, and cloud connected smart machines were just some of the highlights during the fifteenth edition of Techtextil North America, and fourth Texprocess Americas that took place May 22-24, 2018 at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, Georgia. The co-located events brought together the latest innovators in technical textiles, nonwovens, textile machinery, sewn products, equipment, and technology.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2018-05-31

Updated flushability guidelines to help consumers released

EDANA and INDA, the leading global trade associations representing consumer wipes manufacturers and supply chains, announce publication of an update to their strict guidelines for labelling of non-flushable wipes and for assessing the flushability of disposable nonwoven wipes.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2018-05-31

CREOL introduces the first active, user-controlled color-changing fabric

CREOL, The College of Optics & Photonics at The University of Central Florida (UCF), today announces the first-ever, active user-controlled color-changing fabric. The fabric, developed by a team of UCF scientists, allows the user/wearer to change the color or pattern of the fabric through their smartphone.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2018-05-31

VESTEX® Active Barrier healthcare scrubs first-ever to receive FDA Designation as Class II Medical Device

Vestagen Protective Technologies, Inc., which develops and markets healthcare worker uniforms, scrubs, lab coats and other garments utilizing its proprietary VESTEX® Active Barrier fabric, today announced that VESTEX apparel has received 510(k) clearance as a Class II medical device from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). VESTEX healthcare uniforms are the first daily- wear scrubs to receive a Class II medical device designation from the FDA.

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