Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2024-04-11

In 2023, European Nonwovens Production Decreased by 5.7%

EDANA, the leading global association advocating the benefits of nonwovens for society, released today an overview of the high-level figures from the EDANA Statistics Report on Nonwovens Production and Deliveries for 2023.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2024-04-11

Companies in Japan initiate demonstration to expand the automotive recycling process

DENSO CORPORATION and other partners have been chosen by an industry-government-academia collaborative project aiming to expand the recycle content for automobile in the fiscal year 2023 supported by Ministry of the Environment, Japan.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2024-04-04

Airy cellulose from a 3D printer

Ultra-light, thermally insulating and biodegradable: Cellulose-based aerogels are versatile. Empa researchers have succeeded in 3D printing the natural material into complex shapes that could one day serve as precision insulation in microelectronics or as personalized medical implants.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2024-04-04

What’s clogging the pipes? The largest sewage collection study has the answers

In accordance with California’s Proper Labeling of Wet Wipes law (AB 818), state wastewater agencies and industry experts went deep to find out exactly what is passing through—and clogging up—municipal wastewater systems. Today, the Responsible Flushing Alliance (RFA) alongside the California Association of Sanitation Agencies (CASA) and the Association of the Nonwoven Fabrics Industry (INDA) release the results from the largest known domestic sewage collection study conducted to reveal what’s really being flushed down the drain – and shouldn’t be.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2024-04-11

ANDRITZ will focus on textile recycling and durable nonwoven production technologies

International technology group ANDRITZ will be presenting its innovative nonwovens production and textile solutions at Techtextil in Frankfurt, Germany, from April 23 to 26 (hall 12, booth B93).

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2024-04-04

Driving Change: New EDANA Forums at the Heart of Innovation and Sustainability in the Nonwovens Industry

From 4-6 June 2024, EDANA will organize its first innovation forum. The inception of this new event emerged from the merger of two long-standing EDANA events: the International Nonwovens Symposium (INS) and the Nonwovens Innovation Academy (NIA).

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2024-03-27

Period underwear made from biobased materials at Techtextil

Kelheim Fibres and Gebr. Otto will showcase their joint concept aimed at making period underwear more sustainable and high-performing. Exhibiting at the BW-i joint stand and the IVGT joint stand, both located in Hall 12.1, the innovation partners will present their solution for period underwear made from biobased materials, distinguished by outstanding performance metrics. The various specialty viscose fibres used in this solution are sourced from Kelheim, while Gebr. Otto expertly spins them into the appropriate compositions.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2024-03-27

From manual to automated fabric inspection // Step up to assured fabric quality for technical and sensitive applications

Uster Technologies offers a flexible solution to upgrade fabric inspection from manual to automated. Integration in existing production lines is quick and easy, and the data flow also brings extra benefits. It means fabric producers can significantly improve their yield with fast, accurate quality monitoring.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2024-03-28

INDA remembers nonwovens industry veteran CK Wong

INDA is warmly remembering CK Wong, a veteran of the nonwovens industry for more than five decades and long-time member of INDA’s Board of Directors and Executive Committee. Wong passed away on March 22, 2024 at the age of 86.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2024-03-21

Lenzing presents innovative concept combining sustainable glacier protection and circularity for textiles

The Lenzing Group, a leading supplier of regenerated cellulose for the textile and nonwovens industries, has created a unique, innovative concept that contributes to the sustainable protection of our glaciers while inspiring collective action for sustainable practices and a circular economy in the nonwovens and textile value chain. The presentation titled “Glacial Threads: From Forests to Future Textiles” took place as part of the International Day of Forests celebrations at the Palais des Nations, United Nations Office, Geneva.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2024-03-14

The Trützschler Group will present pioneering nonwovens solutions at Techtextil

From April 23 to 26, the Trützschler Group will be presenting its solutions at the Techtextil in Frankfurt, Germany. In hall 12.0. at booth C61, Trützschler Nonwovens will spotlight latest developments for the production of high-quality fiber-based nonwovens. Special focus will be on T-SUPREMA needle-punching lines and sustainable solutions for cellulose-based nonwovens.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2024-03-14

Freudenberg’s Sant’Omero site implements ZDHC

Freudenberg Performance Materials Apparel Europe (Freudenberg) has reached a further sustainability milestone: The new Freudenberg Apparel Competence Center in Sant’Omero, Italy, successfully completed the 4sustainability® Chemical Management protocol (4s CHEM) recently and reached the Advanced Level. The aim of the protocol is to progressively eliminate toxic and hazardous chemicals and related risks throughout the production process. By complying with this, Freudenberg has once again shown its commitment to protecting people and the environment.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2024-03-14

Staple fibers for PP geotextiles reach new quality level

The new staple fiber technology center of the Neumünster-based plant construction company Oerlikon Neumag, which opened in 2022, is now also available to customers for tests on continuous inline pilot lines for processing various polymers. The ultra-modern technology center initially focused on the further development of polyester fibers.

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