Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2021-07-29

Teijin launches website to showcase sustainable mobility

Teijin Limited announced today that it has launched the Teijin Sustainable Mobility website to comprehensively introduce the company’s initiatives for a more sustainable society including its partnership with the Formula E (all-electric) racing team Envision Virgin Racing Formula E Team and Teijin Group's technologies that help reduce the environmental impact of automobiles.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2021-07-29

Lydall announces significant growth across focused portfolio drives margin expansion

LYDALL, INC. (NYSE: LDL) today announced financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2021. “Over the past year, Lydall has gone through an incredible transformation proving our flexibility and responsiveness in the face of the COVID pandemic. The Lydall team continued to deliver strong results in the second quarter, executing on our strategic roadmap and leveraging our focused portfolio to take advantage of a period of broader economic confidence.” said Sara A. Greenstein, President and Chief Executive Officer.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2021-07-29

RISE® – Research, innovation & science for engineered fabrics conference – Ready to present the latest in material science and sustainability

Industry technical leaders are ready to escalate their businesses with forward-looking insights into material science developments advancing sustainability that will be presented virtually at the 11th edition of RISE®, Research, Innovation & Science for Engineered Fabrics Conference on Sept. 28-30.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2021-07-29

Ahlstrom-Munksjö to restart existing saturator in its Turin plant in Italy to support demand for high performance filtration media globally

Ahlstrom-Munksjö will restart one of its saturator in its Turin plant in Italy to support strong demand for high performance filtration media. “Based on current strong customer demand, we see a need to expand our saturating capacity,” said Giuseppe Costa, VP Filtration EMEA and APAC. “We have evaluated various options and came to the conclusion that restarting the saturator we already have in place in Turin is the quickest and most reliable way to bring qualified capacity to the marketplace in a very short period,” he added.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2021-07-29

The automobile industry recovered significantly in the first half of 2021 compared to the prior-year period, which had been impacted by the effects of the coronavirus pandemic. Autoneum benefited from the market dynamics and managed to increase its revenue in local currencies by 24.3% in the first semester. EBIT rose to CHF 44.7 million thanks to higher revenues and further progress in the turnaround in North America, corresponding to an EBIT margin of 5.0%. The strong free cash flow of CHF 67.2 million has allowed for a further reduction in net debt.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2021-07-29

Baldwin Technology Company Inc. will be showcasing its TexCoat G4 non-contact precision spray fabric-finishing system at the Techtextil North America trade show, held Aug. 23 to 25, in Raleigh, North Carolina (booth #1117).

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2021-07-22

Die body maintenance – new service from Oerlikon Neumag

In order to ensure superlative meltblown-machine performance and nonwovens’ quality, Customer Service of Oerlikon Neumag offers regular inspection and cleaning of the spinning body, either by means of a service contract or simply as a service-on-demand. Die body maintenance can either be carried out at the customer site or at the Oerlikon Neumag assembly facilities in Neumünster.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2021-07-22

The pandemic shows the importance of single-use nonwovens for disinfectant and other wipe application. Therefore Truetzschler focuses on both high-performance solutions for an efficient production of disinfectant and biodegradable wipe materials.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2021-07-22

INDA, the Association of the Nonwoven Fabrics Industry, wrapped up its 15th annual World of Wipes® International Conference, July 12-15, with a presentation of the World of Wipes Innovation Award® to Kimberly-Clark Corporation and the highest attendance record in six years.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2021-07-22

Rocketing demand at Shanghai nonwovens event, AUTEFA technology serves spunlace boom and more...

The nonwovens sector is looking forward to a celebration of both technical and commercial progress at the upcoming SINCE conference and exhibition in Shanghai. Worldwide markets for some applications – especially spunlaced products for hygiene and sanitizing wipes – have rocketed during the pandemic. And AUTEFA Solutions is ready to cater for a continuation of this “huge demand” with its latest systems being presented at the event.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2021-07-22

Textilcord launches production of surgical masks in Luxembourg

The Textilcord plant, located in Steinfort (Luxembourg), has invested in a production line for surgical masks which will produce 20 million pieces per year. As an Indorama Ventures company, Textilcord contributes to relieve shortages during the COVID--19 crisis by relocating the manufacture of these masks, which are essential for protection. Thanks to a new technology developed in Luxembourg, the company envisions to produce innovative masks, which can directly neutralize viruses on them.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2021-07-22

HeiQ inks partnership with global apparel peer ZXY

Leading Textile Innovator HeiQ announces a new partnership with ZXY International, a global apparel solution business, pioneers of the textile industry in Asia since the early ’80s with substantial global conversion potential. The two companies will jointly seek innovations to provide brands with the precise technology to match their product lines whilst simultaneously connecting them with mills to supply the goods.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2021-07-19

Eruslu Nonwovens Group to enter the biodegradable nonwoven market with Truetzschler Nonwovens’ machinery

Truetzschler Nonwovens will deliver equipment to enlarge an existing spunlacing line into a flexible, state-of-the-art production line for various light to heavy weight sustainable nonwovens.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2021-07-15

Stäubli at Techtextil North America

Focus on latest machinery solutions for the creation of innovative technical fabrics. From one-piece woven (OPW) airbags to individual multilayer fabrics for lightweight construction, whatever the need and requirements, weavers will find an appropriate production solution in the broad Stäubli machinery range. Visitors to Techtextil North America are invited to meet the Stäubli team in the German Pavilion at Booth 1315.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2021-07-15

The ABC of sustainability: Autoneum carpets now even more eco-friendly

Autoneum carpet systems already meet the highest standards of sustainable mobility due to their high content of recycled fibers. Thanks to an alternative backcoating (ABC) process, Autoneum carpets are now becoming even more environmentally friendly: By replacing the latex commonly used in standard backcoatings with thermoplastic material, the recyclability of carpets at the end of product life is further improved. In addition, the innovative manufacturing process greatly reduces water and energy consumption and thus CO2 emissions in production.

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