Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2022-10-06

Inside Bananatex®: the world’s first technical fabric made from naturally grown Abacá banana plants.

100% made from plants cultivated in the Philippines within a natural ecosystem, Bananatex® was developed by Swiss bag brand and material innovators QWSTION in collaboration with Taiwan-based yarn specialists and weaving partners, united by the ambition to make a positive impact on the future of our planet.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2022-10-06

RISE® research, innovation & science for engineered fabrics delivers material science innovations to advance sustainability

Product development and innovators in nonwovens & engineered materials gained valuable expert insights on material science innovation and sustainability at the 12th edition of RISE® — Research, Innovation & Science for Engineered Fabrics conference.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2022-10-06

Nonwoven & engineered material companies have come together to demonstrate the industry’s commitment to reducing environmental impact and advancing sustainability.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2022-10-06

Suominen’s nonwovens are typically used in wipes, but if we let our imagination run wild, what else could the material be turned into? They found out when Suominen collaborated with Aalto University School of Arts, Design and Architecture on an Experimental Design project with Master’s students in the Department of Design. The collaboration lines up perfectly with Suominen’s vision to be the frontrunner for nonwovens innovation and sustainability.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2022-10-06

Ahlstrom-Munksjö to operate under the business name Ahlstrom

Ahlstrom-Munksjö has started to operate under the business name Ahlstrom as of today, October 3, 2022. The company has completed the ownership reorganization of its Decor business and thus proceeded with its plan, announced in May 2022, to change its name to Ahlstrom. The divested Decor business continues as an independent company under the well-recognized Munksjö name.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2022-09-29

The ICE won’t melt overnight…

Nonwovens have expanded rapidly in the automotive industry over the past two decades, as automakers and their component suppliers have looked to decrease costs by reducing the weight of vehicles.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2022-09-29

Kimberly-Clark names Andrea Zahumensky to lead its North American personal care portfolio, including Huggies®, Depend® and U by Kotex®

Kimberly-Clark announced the appointment of Andrea Zahumensky to the role of President, Personal Care for its North America consumer business effective October 13, 2022.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2022-09-29

Kolon Industries Inc. (KRX: 120110), top chemical materials and textile maker in South Korea, announced it has completed the expansion of its tire cord production plant in Binh Duong Province, Vietnam, and is speeding up to boost its global competitiveness.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2022-09-29

Freudenberg Performance Materials is showcasing its high-performance filtration media solutions for the first time at the 13th World Filtration Congress taking place in San Diego from October 6 - 8. Experts from the company will be available at Booth 319 to explain the benefits of different media and technology and answer visitors’ questions.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2022-09-29

New FIBRELLA® Strata delivers three layers of exceptional strength and softness

Suominen has harnessed its process know-how to create a premium nonwoven, FIBRELLA® Strata. FIBRELLA® Strata has a high-definition pattern and it delivers an exceptional combination of strength and softness.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2022-09-28

Cinte Techtextil China returns this December

Following its deferral earlier this year, organisers announced that Cinte Techtextil China 2022 will now take place from 7 – 9 December at the National Exhibition and Convention Center, Shanghai. The coming edition will address the latest trends, technologies and applications that are shaping the industry and market in the region.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2022-09-22

Dutch soldiers to wear camouflage fabric developed in the UK

Pincroft, the largest textile dyer, printer and finisher in the United Kingdom, developed a new camouflage pattern for the Dutch Ministry of Defence as part of their Defensie Materieel Organisatie’s (DMO) ‘STRONG’ programme that aims to supply combat clothing and equipment to all military personnel part of the Royal Netherlands Navy, Army, Air Force and Marechaussee.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2022-09-22

From an iron foundry to a globally leading technology Group: ANDRITZ AG celebrates its 170th anniversary

A special highlight will take place this year for ANDRITZ AG in Graz: Exactly 170 years ago, the Hungarian Josef Körösi founded the “k. k. privilegierte Maschinenfabrik und Eisengießerei” in Andritz near Graz, thus laying the foundation for the globally successful ANDRITZ GROUP.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2022-09-22

Freudenberg hosts German National Hydrogen Council meeting

Freudenberg Performance Materials – the Freudenberg Group’s nonwovens specialist – is hosting a meeting of the German National Hydrogen Council at the Freudenberg headquarters in Weinheim, Germany, on September 16. As a leading global supplier of technical textiles, Freudenberg Performance Materials provides fuel cell components for mobility applications and for electrolyzers used to produce CO2-free hydrogen.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2022-09-22

Berry builds recycling ecosystem to provide nonwovens customers with recycled content

Berry Global Group, Inc. (NYSE: BERY) announces the formation of a closed-loop recycling ecosystem to supply post-industrial recycled materials into the manufacturing of its Endura™ spunbond and meltblown nonwovens product line. Berry Global leverages its sustainability leadership, providing nonwovens customers with outlet for pre-consumer recycled plastic waste.

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