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

2018-06-15

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

2018-05-30

‘High-Tex from Germany’ at Techtextil North America and Texprocess Americas shows again how innovative the German textile industry is.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2018-05-30

With over 450 projects completed for more than 200 clients, the Nonwovens Innovation & Research Institute (NIRI) has invested significantly in a range of new equipment, made possible by the Institute’s move from the University of Leeds campus to a new facility, and giving NIRI even greater scope to help companies develop better-performing products.

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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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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2018-05-24

International Nonwovens Symposium 2018 closes with an eye on a sustainable future

EDANA closed its 2018 International Nonwovens Symposium (INS) today, having confirmed the industry’s confidence in the opportunities and strengths of the nonwovens industry. A warmly received keynote presentation on IKEA’s global material sourcing strategy from Anders Bergner was followed with a very well attended session with enlightening examples of credible steps into the circular economy and use of renewable resources.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2018-05-17

Autefa presents numerous solutions at Techtextil NA

At the Techtextil NA in Atlanta the market leading nonwovens machinery manufacturer Autefa Solutions will present its solutions for thermo- and acoustical-insulation nonwovens fabrics, carpet production and advanced fiber processing.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2018-05-17

Michael Hauschild honoured with EDANA LCA Life Time Achievement Award

EDANA, the leading global association serving the nonwovens and related industries, were pleased to recognise the achievements and efforts of Michael Hauschild with the 2018 EDANA LCA Life Time Achievement Award in Rome last night. The award was presented at the 28th annual conference of SETAC, the Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry.

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