Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2020-06-03

EDANA shares draft programme for online OUTLOOK™ 2020

OUTLOOK™, the world’s premier nonwovens personal care, hygiene & wipes product conference has moved online for the 2020 edition. Scheduled for 23 - 25 September, registration is now open to attend EDANA’s all new virtual gathering featuring a typically diverse, topical, and expert programme.

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Associations

2020-05-29

VDMA TFL supports postponement of Texcare International by one year to 2021

The leading international trade fair Texcare International is being postponed to 2021. "VDMA Textile Care, Fabric and Leather Technologies supports Messe Frankfurt's decision. In view of the current circumstances caused by the COVID-19 crisis, we consider it right to postpone Texcare International to November 2021", says VDMA TFL Managing Director Elgar Straub.

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Yarn & Fiber

2020-05-29

Thailand concern Indorama Ventures PCL (IVL), Trevira’s parent company, has pledged to provide financial support to selected charities during the Covid-19 pandemic through a special appeal fund. The money is to be allocated to local projects helping people and organisations facing especial hardship due to the coronavirus crisis. During this challenging time, Indorama wants to increase its support for social initiatives, especially in those regions and communities where its companies are based.

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Sustainability

2020-05-28

The global non-profit Textile Exchange today releases its 2019 Material Change Insights Report, providing an in-depth evaluation of the state of sustainable materials sourcing in the textile sector. H&M Group leads the ranking in the use of organic cotton and down certified by the Responsible Down Standard, whilst at the same time the group continues being one of the world’s biggest user of recycled cotton, recycled wool, recycled nylon and lyocell.

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Associations

2020-05-28

ITMF demands brands and retailers to act responsibly and sustainably

The Corona-pandemic has revealed how extended the textile value chain is from producing fibres to the finished consumer products offered by brands and retailers around the world. Fibres can be produced in one country, yarns spun in another; fabrics are woven or knitted yet in another country before the final garment is sewn and shipped across continents.

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Carpets

2020-05-28

The team of DOMOTEX, the world's leading trade show for floor coverings, is optimistic in these challenging times, working full steam to provide the industry with a first-class, safe and secure platform to facilitate a significant upswing in business: DOMOTEX 2021 will take place from 15 – 18 January 2021.

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Weaving

2020-05-28

The world is fighting against the spread of the pulmonary disease Covid-19. The fact is that there is a lack of protective clothing and face masks. As these urgently needed items can be produced on machines and lines of Lindauer DORNIER, the company supports its customers in developing textile alternatives.

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Yarn & Fiber

2020-05-28

Q-SKIN® by Fulgar bacteriostatic yarn has been chosen by Pompea for its new KIT protective masks

Pompea, an Italian hosiery and intimate wear brand has chosen to join the fight against the current Covid-19 pandemic by dedicating a tranche of its production to the manufacture of masks with filters for the exclusive use of the community, made entirely in Italy - P.Masks.

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Yarn & Fiber

2020-05-28

Borealis appoints Erik van Praet as Vice President Innovation & Technology

Borealis announces the appointment of Erik van Praet as Vice President Innovation & Technology effective 1 April 2020. Erik van Praet succeeds Maurits van Tol, who decided to pursue his career outside of Borealis in October 2019.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2020-05-28

Ahlstrom-Munksjö further increases face mask supply in Finland

Ahlstrom-Munksjö supplies face mask material from its plant in Tampere to Teho Filter for the assembly of the masks. The masks will be available in May-June in the stores of Finland-based retailer S Group. The filtration efficiency of the face mask material of 88% has been verified by VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, which is substantially higher than the roughly 20-40% efficiency of the masks made of cloth.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2020-05-28

Mondi to produce melt blown nonwoven fabric and one million surgical face masks a day with new production lines in Germany

Mondi, global leader in packaging and paper, is set to build new production lines in its plant in Gronau, Germany, to produce melt blown nonwoven fabric and surgical face masks. This is part of Mondi's efforts to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 and respond to increased demand by health authorities, businesses and consumers for face masks.

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Yarn & Fiber

2020-05-28

Towards closed-loop manufacturing – Sateri enters China’s Lyocell fibre market

Sateri has successfully commenced production of Lyocell fibre in Rizhao, Shandong, China. In collaboration with Asia Symbol, China’s leading producer of pulp and packaging board, the newly installed 20,000 ton per annum production line will broaden Sateri’s portfolio of high quality fibre products, and bolster Lyocell supply to the textile and non-woven markets.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2020-05-28

Berry announces new meltblown capacity in South America

Berry Global Group, Inc. (NYSE: BERY) announced the capital investment in its global meltblown nonwoven fabric capacity for South America. This investment further strengthens the Company’s global reach and position as the leading nonwovens manufacturer. This line is Berry’s first meltblown asset, based on its Meltex™ technology, to be located in South America and continues to support the demand for health and wellness products.

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Composites

2020-05-28

Teijin carbon fiber used for world’s first railway bridge fully suspended on CFRP hangers

The Stuttgart Stadtbahn bridge in Germany is the world's first network arch bridge that hangs entirely on tension elements made of carbon fiber reinforced plastic (CFRP). The 72 hangers made of CFRP are produced with Teijin carbon fiber Tenax® by Carbo-Link AG in Switzerland. The 127-meter-long railway bridge was installed over the A8 motorway near Stuttgart, Germany on May 3rd.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2020-05-28

W+D/BICMA develops 3 ply face mask line with a lower cost mask design

The W+D/BICMA hygiene group of Winkler and Dünnebier reacting to the worldwide shortage and peak demand for high quality lower cost face masks has developed a fully automatic, high-speed face mask converting line for the production of high quality disposable face masks. This new converting line will be able to produce masks for surgical grade applications at up to 800 face masks per minute with a new lower cost ear loop design.

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Software

2020-05-28

Gerber empowers nine line to produce thousands of medical-grade masks per day

Nine Line Apparel has partnered with Gerber Technology and Top Value Fabric to develop several types of protective masks to ensure the health and safety of millions. The global shortage of personal protective equipment (PPE) has put millions of lives at risk, including first responders, military members, essential workers, and those that are immunocompromised. With many masks out of stock and prices escalating rapidly, it has been incredibly difficult for consumers to get the protection they need.

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News Archive
2020-05-28

Business situation against the backdrop of the COVID-19 pandemic

2020-05-28

Up-to-date with secured remote services

2020-05-28

Cinte Techtextil China 2020: growth rebound and opportunities for the technical textiles and nonwovens sector expected

2020-05-28

INDA’s annual nonwovens supply report benchmarks North American capacity, production and operating rates

2020-05-28

Customer proximity despite social distancing

2020-05-27

Huntsman textile effects and bao minh textile collaborate to produce fabric for medical gowns

2020-05-27

Non-stop innovation in quality management

2020-05-27

SHIMA SEIKI produces knitted masks for schoolchildren

2020-05-21

Home textiles made from bulky Polyester filament yarn

2020-05-20

ITMF’s Cotton Contamination Survey 2019

2020-05-20

Cotton and textile sectors call for collaborative action

2020-05-20

INDA supplements World of Wipes® conference with new virtual option

2020-05-20

Outstanding Outdoor 2020: Center stage for product innovations

2020-05-20

DSM Protective Materials and FibrXL sign global premium distribution partnership

2020-05-20

Texcare International to take place in November 2021

2020-05-20

Lenzing wins “Global PR Breakthrough” at PRWeek Global Awards 2020

2020-05-20

Adrian Jules digitizes their end-to-end workflow with Gerber Technology

2020-05-20

New R&D lead appointments at Loepfe

2020-05-20

Federal Chancellor Kurz visits production plant of Hygiene Austria

2020-05-20

H&M Group signs UN Global Compact initiative for a better future

2020-05-20

TTI machine technology enables curved carbon fibre rear bumper beam for iconic Chevrolet Corvette Stingray

2020-05-20

Garmon, under the Kemin Textile Auxiliaries Business Unit, introduces its “Safe Wear” line of products

2020-05-20

DW relies on ISKO™ premium denim to forge its quality-driven path to excellence.

2020-05-20

Kordsa is among the partners of the EU-funded efficient plastic recycling project “PolynSPIRE”

2020-05-20

Cotton This Month and Cotton Update are free to all for May, June and July

2020-05-20

Starlinger rounds off portfolio with new circular loom RX 8.1

2020-05-20

Major order for BRÜCKNER for several glass fibre finishing lines from Belarus

2020-05-18

My Mill - The all-in-one platform for mill management

2020-05-18

Magnetic attraction of the Montex®Coat from Monforts

2020-05-15

Picanol realizes production milestone with 100,000th rapier weaving machine in Ieper

2020-05-14

Technologies for garment disinfecting

2020-05-14

Hygiene Austria’s production of mouth-nose protective masks gets off to a flying start

2020-05-14

Borealis supports Austrian face mask initiatives through production of meltblown fabrics on its unique pilot line in Linz

2020-05-14

H&M Group brands to launch new online markets

2020-05-14

Suominen is offering a wide range of sustainable nonwovens

2020-05-14

Sustainable, protective masks from Forster Rohner with Schoeller fabrics

2020-05-14

Technical committee on Research Service Award presented

2020-05-14

AATCC hosts PPE testing webinar series

2020-05-14

BMSvision partners with SEITech Solutions

2020-05-14

INDA launches “Allies against COVID-19” website connecting industry resources with needs

2020-05-14

Teijin joins COVID-19 intellectual property declaration

2020-05-14

Gerber technology partners with PCIAW to increase production of personal protective equipment (PPE) in the U.K.

2020-05-14

Berry announces new meltblown capacity in response to rising demand

2020-05-14

Cooksongold AM in partnership with ITA, EOS and AMPS set to revolutionise the Glass Fibre Industry

2020-05-14

Highlighting excellence at the JEC Composites Innovation Awards ceremony

2020-05-14

OUTLOOK™, the world’s premier nonwovens personal care & hygiene products conference reinvents itself!

2020-05-14

Protective masks for Europe

2020-05-13

Low & Bonar PLC is now part of the Freudenberg Group

2020-05-13

Index™20 Exhibition rescheduled to 7 – 10 September 2021

2020-05-11

Non-nuclear measurement for spunlaced nonwovens

2020-05-11

ACG’s new PPE plant – from idea to reality in less than a month

2020-05-11

Yarn Expo Autumn returns in September 2020 to support industry rebound and growth

2020-05-08

Cellulose chitin fibers - new materials for medical technology

2020-05-08

Avatars -the new top models!

2020-05-08

Dr. Rolf Frischknecht honoured with EDANA LCA Life Time Achievement Award

2020-05-07

Bits and Bytes replace the Munich exhibition hall

2020-05-07

VF Corporation Brands donate nearly USD 55,000 to Outdoor Industry Association

2020-05-07

Durst is back in business – Phase II

2020-05-07

Heimtextil 2021: More than 95 per cent of space booked

2020-05-07

The H&M group gives a brief financial update on the ongoing Covid-19 situation

2020-05-07

Prime Minister Mrs Malu Dreyer visits PFAFF

2020-05-07

Solid performance in first quarter of 2020 despite looming impact of COVID-19 and falling oil prices

2020-05-07

Ten textile initiatives with around 2,000 members call on governments and companies to act

2020-05-07

Lenzing’s performance impacted by historically difficult market environment

2020-05-07

Future Leaders Award presented at International Conference

2020-05-07

Getzner Textil is taking innovative measures to protect its employees from coronavirus

2020-05-07

New CEO appointed at Loepfe

2020-05-07

Coats Digital launches PPE fast start

2020-05-06

Teijin win 2020 automotive news pace award for carbon fiber pickup box

2020-05-06

INDA reschedules World of Wipes® International Conference to August 24-27

2020-05-06

Fit for the working world of tomorrow with online remote trainings

2020-05-06

DITF produce nonwovens for certified FFP 2 protective masks

2020-05-06

Kordsa’s new R&D Platform: “Thin Films and Flexible Electronics”

2020-05-06

Oerlikon publishes first-quarter 2020 results and implements comprehensive actions to navigate current COVID-19 Pandemic

2020-05-06

CHIC went digital for its first time

2020-05-06

Italian textile machinery: Strong decline in the 2020 first quarter

2020-05-06

ICAC makes ‘Cotton This Month’ free to all for three months due to pandemic

2020-04-30

HeiQ calls for textile industry’s united effort by offering proprietary “Viroblock” to CHT, JINTEX and Piedmont

2020-04-30

Ahlstrom-Munksjö expands the production of filtration media for 500 million surgical face masks in 2020 at its Turin plant in Italy

2020-04-30

Postponement of India ITME 2020 to Dec 2021

2020-04-30

DuPont launches #TyvekTogether increasing protective garment supply

2020-04-30

Wisconsin converting manufacturers run full-out to supply healthcare needs during fight against COVID 19 pandemic

2020-04-30

On the pulse of time: Lenze launches new live webcasts on trending topics in mechanical engineering

2020-04-30

ARKET to launch in China this autumn

2020-04-30

Suominen’s HYDRASPUN® family of dispersible products

2020-04-30

Indorama Ventures aids communities in 8 countries battling COVID-19

2020-04-30

View Premium Selection in July 2020 is cancelled

2020-04-30

Cotton Incorporated releases new lectures on fast-paced wipes market

2020-04-30

Durst produces “community masks” at Brixen headquarters

2020-04-30

Winners Announcement - 2020 “Fashion for All Student Design Competition"

2020-04-30

Gerber Technology announces personal protective equipment (PPE) retooling package

2020-04-30

Materials for in excess of one million protective masks

2020-04-30

The JEC composites innovation awards winners to be announced online on may 13 at noon (paris time)

2020-04-30

stay
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2020-04-30

Expanding global textile and polymer business with new partnership

2020-04-30

3rd ITMF-Survey about the impact of the Corona-Pandemic on the Global Textile Industry

2020-04-29

Energiapura – a trailblazer in reusable, customised protective masks that are also fashion accessories

2020-04-29

Kingpins24 – the denim industry at its inventive best

2020-04-29

ISKO I-SKOOL™ presented the 7th edition’s finalists and its exclusive partners line-up

2020-04-29

Huntsman Textile Effects and PPJ partner to tap growth potential in Vietnam