Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2019-07-08

EDANA elects new board

EDANA has elected new Governors and a new team of Officers for 2019 - 2020. Mikael Staal Axelsen (Fibertex) accepted the nomination of Chairman and will be supported in the role by Vice-Chairs Omar Hoek (Ahlstrom-Munksjö, France) and David Lamb (Nonwovenn Ltd, UK). Paul Eevers’ (Unilever) position as Treasurer was also renewed. Announced at EDANA’s recent Annual Strategic Review and AGM in Vienna, the newly elected Board began their term on July 1st.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2019-07-04

INDA’s World of Wipes® 2019 international conference provided valuable connections and new ideas for a circular economy

INDA, the Association of the Nonwoven Fabrics Industry, reports its 13th annual World of Wipes® (WOW) International Conference connected 390 participants from 19 countries to advance their wipes business in Atlanta, GA, June 24-27.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2019-07-04

Kelheim Fibres wins World of Wipes Innovation Award

During the World of Wipes in Atlanta, the Bavarian manufacturer of viscose speciality fibres has been presented with the World of Wipes Innovation Award.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2019-06-13

The 2019 IMPERVIUS™, the first Bitumen Waterproofing Membranes Conference, organised in Baveno, Italy on 5-6 June, attracted 93 key players from 61 different companies and 24 countries. Presentations focused on raw material development, processes, development in the MENA region, regulation and environmental opportunities.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2019-06-06

From 20 to 26 June, the Truetzschler Group will be presenting intelligent machine technologies, digital solutions and installations for sustainable nonwovens in hall 6, booth B101.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2019-07-03

Suominen introduces new product FIBRELLA® Combo with excellent topsheet softness and superior fluid management

Suominen, a globally leading nonwovens company, launches FIBRELLA® Combo. It is a spunlaced dual product for excellent topsheet softness packed with superior fluid management of an acquisition and distribution layer (ADL) – all in one nonwoven. It is designed to replace topsheet and ADL in an absorbent hygiene product such as incontinence and feminine hygiene pads and pantyliners, and can be used directly on top of the core.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2019-06-03

China International Nonwovens Expo opens today

The China International Nonwovens Expo & Forum (CINE – supported by Techtextil) opens its doors to the industry today, running until 5 June. This year’s event takes place in a new venue: the Shanghai Convention & Exhibition Center of International Sourcing.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2019-05-29

Nonwoven production in greater Europe close to 2.8 million tonnes in 2018

EDANA today released European annual statistics for 2018, offering a comprehensive picture of the nonwovens industry in Greater Europe. This information shows an overview of the industry’s strength and resilience across the region.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2019-05-23

Oerlikon invites all visitors to this year's ITMA in Barcelona on a journey into the future of manmade fiber production. From 20 to 26 June 2019, the world market leader will show all its guests its vision of a sustainable and automated manmade fiber production in a virtual 4D showroom at its 1,000 m2 stand in Hall 7, A101: "Clean Technology. Smart Factory." is the motto of the future.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2019-05-23

Klaus Korhonen (LL.M.) has been appointed Senior Vice President, Human Resources and Legal Affairs at Suominen. He will be a member of Suominen's Executive Team and report to President and CEO Petri Helsky. Korhonen will start in his new position latest in September.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2019-05-16

The way into the future: Truetzschler’s new Customer and Technology Center for nonwovens

Truetzschler is opening its new customer and technology center for nonwovens in Egelsbach (near Frankfurt /Main) to push the technological innovations of nonwoven products as well as the related manufacturing processes.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2019-05-15

Winners of the 2019 FILTREX™ Innovation Award announced

The FILTREX™ Innovation Award, the only award recognizing innovation in the filtration industry, was won by Math2Market for their GeoDict software.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2019-05-09

Follmann presents innovations in coatings and adhesives

Under the slogan „Coatings and Adhesives for Technical Textiles“ Follmann will be presenting its wide range of products for technical textiles at this year's Techtextil from 14 to 17 May 2019 in Frankfurt at the booth D73 in Hall 3.0. The products range from water-based polymer dispersions, PVC plastisols, pigment preparations and coatings for digital printing to polyurethane hot melts for textile lamination.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2019-05-09

Porcher Industries to present technical textile and thermoplastic innovations

Porcher Industries, a leader in technical textiles and thermoplastic composite solutions with a global platform delivering unique chemistries, technologies and innovations will assemble a talented team of professionals to present its latest innovations at Techtextil 2019, Hall 3.1, Booth H61, from 14 to 17 May in Frankfurt, Germany.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2019-05-09

DiloGroup at ITMA again with a complete operating production line

At ITMA 2019 DiloGroup (Hall 5, booth No. B201) will once again exhibit a complete operating production line on a booth space of ca. 1.100 m2. This line will illustrate improvements and modifications as well as innovations in numerous machine design-engineering aspects. The complete technological process starting with fibre preparation via card feeding, to precise web forming and the new Hyperpunch H? needling will be shown. Elements of “industry 4.0” have been incorparated to design the assisting operating system “diloline 4.0”.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2019-05-04

Automatic control and mill-proven benefits for quality and profit

Technical textiles is the most quality-sensitive sector of the entire industry, and many products for specialized and performance end-uses are at the highest level of this requirement. For ultimate control and security of quality, fabric manufacturers need a top technology solution which takes the guesswork out of producing the quality their customers need. That’s where the USTER® EVS automated fabric inspection systems offer enormous benefits, proven in numerous installations worldwide – and presented at upcoming Techtextil.

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