Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2017-04-27

Techtextil and Texprocess: Bags packed for space: the textiles needed for a mission to Mars

Beam me up, Scotty: a large amount of material has to be transported for a journey into space – and technical textiles account for a large proportion of them. Examples of the parts and products in which they are to be found will be on show at the ‘Living in Space’ exhibition during this year’s Techtextil und Texprocess (9 to 12 May 2017), which has been organised by Messe Frankfurt in cooperation with the European Space Agency (ESA) and the German Aerospace Centre (DLR).

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2017-04-25

Freudenberg PM shows huge variety of innovative solutions at Techtextil

The limited availability of oil, the rising populations of megacities, high demand for eco-friendly mobility and the need to reduce CO2 emissions on a global scale are megatrends that require new technological solutions for generating and storing electricity. Freudenberg is responding to these trends with various innovations.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2017-04-24

A. Monforts Textilmaschinen’s, Techtextil Division, will represent the company at Techtextil’17 on a joint 100m² booth together with Fong`s Europe GmbH in Hall 3.0 F01.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2017-04-19

Ever since the invention of sticking plaster, plaster casts and operating-theatre apparel, if not before, the textile industry has made an important contribution to the healthcare business. From the dialogue that has gone on between the two sectors, we can, in future, expect high-tech ‘replacement parts’, rehabilitation technology suitably adapted to the needs of patients, and functional textiles with built-in, self-activating emergency alarms for the elderly.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2017-04-21

Jowat SE at Techtextil 2017: High performance for special requirements in the textile industry

At Techtextil 2017, Jowat is presenting powerful adhesive solutions under the headline “Service unites” The product highlights: Latest developments in the polyurethane technology with a PUR hot melt “all-rounder” and a high-performance dispersion for the lamination of car interiors, powerful PUR hot melt adhesives for textile laminating as well as a PUR hot melt with outstanding breathability for membrane laminating.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2017-04-19

Techtextil set to showcase a wide spectrum of innovations

There is hardly any other sector that can boast of having a development dynamic and innovative power as impressive as the technical textile industry including the non-woven sector. This is not only because of existing products that have been improved, but above all, because of the huge range of new products it continues to create. You’ll find out all about what you can make from textile fibres this May at Techtextil 2017 in Frankfurt, the world’s leading trade fair for these type of products.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2017-04-13

INDEX™17 came to a close on last Friday, with visitors and exhibitors both proclaiming it an allround great success. The event, one of the most successful ever global nonwovens exhibitions, ran from the 4th to the 7th of April at Palexpo in Geneva. With worldwide representation from across the nonwovens and related industries, displaying a diverse range of products and services, INDEX™ once again delivered on its promise to serve as a ‘global meeting point’ for the industry.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2017-04-12

FIBER-LINE® will be exhibiting at the 2017 Techtextil International Trade Fair. The FIBER-LINE® team will be promoting our newest product line of synthetic wire and high-performance ropes.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2017-04-13

New global network for absorbent hygiene sector launched

AHP Global, a worldwide network of 10 hygiene associations, met for the first time in Geneva, Switzerland on 3rd April

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2017-04-12

SAF innovations on display at Techtextil

Techtextil is the next exhibition on the calendar for SAF™ (Super Absorbent Fibre) manufacturer Technical Absorbents (TAL). TAL will be located on stand B08 in hall 4.1 – which is focused on fibres and yarns. In addition to promoting its core product SAF™, it will also be displaying a range of its super absorbent SAF™ fabrics, which are already used in a wide range of applications.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2017-04-07

Winner of the FILTREX Innovation Award 2017 announced

The first ever FILTREX Innovation Award was won by Freudenberg Filtration Technologies. Votes were submitted confidentially by industry professionals attending FILTREX™ Europe, the leading nonwovens filter media conference and tabletop exhibition, being held in Geneva on the 5th and 6th April 2017 in conjunction with INDEX™17.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2017-04-04

Technical textiles that make life more pleasant

At the international nonwovens trade fair INDEX, Freudenberg Performance Materials is exhibiting innovative solutions for a variety of applications. These include laminates of hydroactive nonwovens and hydrophilic polyurethane foams as well as high-performance nonwovens for hygiene products and for cosmetic applications. Super-microfilament textiles, eco-friendly backings for carpets are also on show.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2017-04-04

EDANA announces winners of the INDEX™17 Awards

INDEX™17, the largest global meeting place for the nonwovens supply chain and their customers, launched today with an awards ceremony showcasing excellence in the nonwovens and related industries. EDANA’s INDEX™17 Awards are the highest accolade for excellence in our industry and highlight the creativity and innovation demonstrated by businesses of all sizes and from all parts of the nonwovens supply chain.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2017-04-04

Oerlikon Neumag and Teknoweb Materials partner for disposable nonwovens

The Manmade Fibers segment of the Swiss Oerlikon Group is entering into a strategic partnership with the Italian company Teknoweb Materials s.r.l. aimed at extending the nonwovens production systems portfolio to include the high-growth market for disposable nonwovens.

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