Index 2017

2017-05-09

For 30 years Sandler AG has been an innovative partner of the hygiene industry. The nonwovens manufacturer celebrated this anniversary with a special booth design at this year’s INDEX - Europe’s largest trade show for nonwovens - in Geneva. The professional audience from all parts of the world engaged in discussions on new developments and the latest trends in the hygiene industry with the Sandler team.

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Index 2017

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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Index 2017

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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Index 2017

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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Index 2017

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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Index 2017

2017-04-04

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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Index 2017

2017-04-04

EDANA disclosed its preliminary 2016 annual statistics, on the opening day of INDEX™17, the largest global meeting place for the nonwovens supply chain and their customers. Providing a comprehensive snapshot of the nonwovens industry across Greater Europe, the latest figures demonstrate both the industry’s momentum and durability.

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Index 2017

2017-04-04

Oerlikon Neumag will be premiering its newly-developed concept for electrostatically charging meltblown nonwovens at the Index 2017 in Geneva. The new in-line charging unit differs from other concepts currently available on the market as a result of its high level of flexibility when charging the most diverse nonwoven products, particularly in the case of nonwovens with lower basis weights and tenacities.

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Index 2017

2017-03-31

Thanks to investments in new production lines, the Group has expanded its range of spunbond (DYLAR®) and nylon fibre (DORIX® - RADILON®) for industrial applications. Space for innovative ideas and solutions in the latest issue of the company magazine VOICES, distributed at Stand 2629

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Index 2017

2017-03-31

DiloGroup – “HyperTex” installation for the production of reinforced multi-layer needlefelts

Numerous fields of application such as filter media, geotextiles, roofing material, floor coverings, other technical textiles and composites require needled nonwovens with high low- load resistance.

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Index 2017

2017-03-30

FILTREX Innovation award at INDEX 17

EDANA is pleased to announce the nominees for the FILTREX Innovation Award - the first award recognizing innovation in the filtration industry. FILTREX™ Europe, the leading nonwovens filter media conference and tabletop exhibition, which will be held in Geneva on the 5th and 6th April 2017 in conjunction with INDEX™17, will showcase for the first time the FILTREX™ Innovation Award, the first award recognizing innovation in the filtration industry.

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Index 2017

2017-03-30

Beaulieu Fibres International has been awarded by Yanfeng Automotive Interiors

We are honoured to announce that Yanfeng Automotive Interiors (YFAI) awarded our company with the Supplier Excellence for Technology Innovation award for its tremendous efforts and support in the development of door panels. Thanks to this very close cooperation, YFAI manufactures door panels with higher dimensional stability and higher stiffness. All elements reducing weight drastically.

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Index 2017

2017-03-24

Suominen introduces revolutionary Designer Series patterns for nonwovens for wipes

Suominen introduces revolutionary Designer Series pattern selection for nonwovens for baby care and household wiping applications. The Designer Series contains unique high-resolution patterns designed exclusively for Suominen by professional designers and validated with consumers to convey softness and functionality in cleaning.

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Index 2017

2017-03-24

EDANA signs contract with Palexpo for the organization of INDEX20 in Geneva

After a six-month long process, EDANA has signed an agreement for the organisation of INDEX™20 in Geneva with Palexpo SA, the winner among three shortlisted professional exhibition organisers out of the five originally invited to submit a proposal.

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Index 2017

2017-03-24

Netting solutions for a world of nonwovens

Conwed, the leading plastic netting manufacturer in the world, will share its latest innovations at INDEX 17. Recently acquired by Schweitzer-Mauduit International, Inc. – SWM, Conwed brings 50 years of netting innovation to the SWM Advanced Materials and Structures (AMS) division.

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Index 2017

2017-03-24

INDEX 17 - Lohmann-koester on the innovative road

As an expert for tailor-made closure solutions for hygiene products, Lohmann-koester from Altendorf / Bavaria cannot miss the INDEX17. Lohmann-koester has been producing self-adhesive and mechanical closure systems for baby diapers and adult incontinence briefs for more than 40 years.

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2017-03-23

Trevira presents new developments in fibres at INDEX17

Polyester fibre specialist Trevira GmbH from Bobingen is presenting in Geneva its comprehensive programme of products for the wide range of technologies and applications in the non-wovens sector. Besides new products and customized fresh developments, the focus is on further developing and optimising existing fibre types servicing this important segment.

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Index 2017

2017-03-15

ANDRITZ Nonwoven presents innovations at INDEX17

International technology Group ANDRITZ will be presenting its proven nonwovens technologies at INDEXTM17 in Geneva, Switzerland (April 4-7, Hall 2, booth 2114). As one of the world market leaders in advanced technologies for spunlace, thermobonding, air-through bonding, wetlaid, needlepunch, and spunjet, as well as excellent service, ANDRITZ Nonwoven offers customized and unique solutions to requirements from individual customers.

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Index 2017

2017-03-09

Beaulieu Fibres International launches new products and previews future innovations for hygiene nonwovens at INDEX17

Beaulieu Fibres International, a leading European polyolefin fibre supplier, will unveil a pioneering new fibre-platform at Index™17 and offer first detailed insights into the future-focused hygiene products arising from its on-going investment in innovation and manufacturing capabilities (Stand 1340).

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Index 2017

2017-03-08

USTER® fiber cleaning systems prevent contamination in hygiene and cosmetic applications

Yarn spinners already understand the importance of preventing contamination in their products. A total of 3,500 worldwide installations of Jossi fiber cleaning systems – now produced by USTER – is proof of that. The USTER® JOSSI VISION SHIELD solutions are highly effective at removing even the smallest contaminants, including polypropylene.

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Index 2017

2017-03-08

Suominen to showcase its most exciting nonwovens portfolio ever at INDEX17 and is nominated for INDEX17 Award

Suominen, a globally leading supplier of nonwovens, will exhibit at INDEX17. Thanks to the company’s recent investments in production technology, product development and other strategic capabilities, Suominen will showcase its broadest range of innovation ever designed for wipes, hygiene products and medical applications.

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Index 2017

2017-03-02

Monforts highlights 7m wide Montex XXL stenter at INDEX17

A. Monforts Textilmaschinen will be highlighting its recently introduced 7m working width Montex XXL stenter at INDEX17 in Geneva, 4-7 April 2017 on Booth 4035. The Montex XXL wide width stenter has been specifically designed to meet demand by the technical textiles and non-woven industries, such as, for example, geotextiles for finishing wider width fleece and fabrics.

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Index 2017

2017-03-02

EDANA announces nominees for the INDEX™17 Awards

EDANA’s INDEX™17 Awards are the highest accolade for the best examples of excellence in the industry, highlighting creativity and innovations from businesses of all sizes, and from all parts of the nonwovens supply chain. The Awards ceremony will take place on the EDANA stand at 10 am on Tuesday 4th April, the opening day of the exhibition.

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Index 2017

2017-03-02

RadiciGroup strengthens its position in the nonwoven sector and exhibits new products at Index

Two business areas, three Group companies, three primary product ranges and multiple applications: this is the RadiciGroup Index 2017 offer, the international nonwoven sector exhibition being held in Geneva 4th-7th April (Stand 2629). An even wider range, made possible by the Group’s investment in new production lines, capable of satisfying customer demands more efficiently.

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Index 2017

2017-03-02

Italian Textile Machinery at Index17

In recent years nonwovens sector has grown on a global scale, much more significantly than the traditional textile industry. The demand for nonwovens items in many end-markets has thus boosted production of technologies, characterized by a high level of innovative content in both end products and production processes. The increased demand for innovative solutions is precisely what enhances the role of Italian textile machinery manufacturers.

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Index 2017

2017-02-28

Nonwovens: when quality is super-critical…

The importance of the nonwovens sector for USTER® JOSSI systems is demonstrated by the company’s presence at the forthcoming INDEX 2017 event in Geneva (booth no. 4418).

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Index 2017

2017-02-21

Oerlikon Neumag presents innovations at the Index 2017

At this year’s Index Oerlikon Neumag will be showcasing a broad technology portfolio targeted at the efficient manufacturing of nonwovens. At its trade fair stand 2314 the Oerlikon Neumag experts will be showcasing process solutions for industrial applications such as filtration, roofing, geotextiles and automotive as well as medical and hygiene applications.

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Index 2017

2017-02-16

Registration now open for INDEX™17

Registration is now open for INDEX™17, the world’s leading nonwovens exhibition, which will take place in Geneva, Switzerland from 4-7 April 2017. The show will feature over 650 exhibitors and 12,500 visitors, providing a unique opportunity for suppliers and clients from over 100 countries to meet and learn.

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Index 2017

2017-02-16

From the emergency room to the home

The nonwovens industry is driving innovation in the medical and healthcare industry (the Med Tech sector), delivering cost-effective solutions and responding to the growing concern of hospital-acquired and surgical infections, while also meeting the Med Tech sector’s constant search for new technologies to better handle complex surgical procedures.

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Index 2017

2017-02-09

From fibre preparation to finished needlefelt: DiloGroup at INDEX

International nonwoven producers meet again in Geneva, Switzerland, from April 4 – 7, 2017 on the occasion of the INDEX exhibition. DiloGroup will inform in detail about its machine program from fibre preparation to finished needlefelt. DiloGroup with its units DiloSpinnbau, DiloTemafa, DiloMachines and DiloSystems offers tailor-made production lines from one supplier for almost all applications.

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Index 2017

2017-02-09

Brückner shows at INDEX why belt dryers are on the rise

As one of the leading producers of finishing and thermal treatment lines for the nonwovens and textile industry, BRÜCKNER considers its participation in the INDEX trade fair in Geneva as absolutely obligatory. On booth no. 1580 in hall 1 the visitors have the opportunity to inform themselves from April 4th-7th, 2017 extensively about new products and technologies.

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