Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2021-05-06

Techtextil North America & Texprocess Americas to pivot to new event cycle after 2022

Co-located events Techtextil North America and Texprocess Americas will change their event cycle and shift permanently to odd years after the 2022 editions.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2021-05-06

PERFORMANCE DAYS will devote the next fair to its Focus Topic: Still Physical – Your Success Story of 2020

Contact restrictions, home office and altered daily lives – our lives in 2020 were radically changed. This was also the case for various sectors of the economy, including the textile and clothing industry. The pandemic did and continues to demonstrate to us daily how fragile and vulnerable human life remains. And: how irreplaceable physical closeness to others is, and the great inner desire for perceptible physical experiences. However, with crisis come opportunities and stimuli for change.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2021-05-06

Confluent Medical announces strategic investment in the electrospinning company

Confluent Medical Technologies Inc. (Confluent) announced a strategic investment in The Electrospinning Company Ltd. (Electrospinning). Electrospinning, a UK-based company, has developed a proprietary electrospinning process which will expand the design options utilized in the structural heart market and fully automate the process of attaching biomedical textiles to heart valve frames.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2021-05-06

INDA announces World of Wipes Innovation Award® finalists

Nonwoven-based wipe products for sanitizing, cleaning and beauty applications from Kimberly-Clark Professional, Lenzing and SharkNinja are the finalists vying for this year’s prestigious World of Wipes Innovation Award® that will be selected at the 15th edition of the 2021 World of Wipes® (WOW) International Conference, July 12-15, in Atlanta, Georgia.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2021-05-06

HeiQ MetalliQ doesn’t only look metallic. The mask with a patented design actually contains an ultra-thin pure copper coating applied via a high-tech vapor deposition process, called HeiQ MetalliX, which converts a minute amount of copper into vapour, allowing it to be deposited evenly to surround each fibre. HeiQ MetalliX is a patent-pending technology, created by HeiQ’s innovation partner, Australian materials technology company, Xefco.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2021-05-06

As a machine manufacturer DiloSystems provides production lines for any nonwoven process and all types of staple fibre products. Looking back on a difficult year 2020, positive developments and a recovery in many industry sectors are now underway. DiloGroup with DiloSpinnbau, DiloTemafa, DiloMachines and DiloSystems as the general contractor delivers the complete range of machinery needed to produce needled nonwovens, and together with partners, thermobonded and hydroentangled nonwovens.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2021-05-06

Suominen expands offering of sustainable nonwovens

Global environmental concerns – such as diminishing resources, climate change and marine plastic pollution – are creating new market expectations and demand for sustainable products, including nonwovens. To meet this market demand, Suominen is continuously developing innovative products that combine sustainability, quality and performance.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2021-04-29

“Specialty filtration sales rose sharply as our new fine fiber meltblown production line in Rochester, New Hampshire began producing media at full capacity early in the quarter. This was complemented by strong demand for sealing solutions and specialty insulation products in our Performance Materials (“PM”) business,” commented Ms. Greenstein.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2021-04-29

Michelin has successfully validated the use of Carbios’ enzymatic recycling technology for PET[1] plastic waste in its tires

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2021-04-29

INDA releases 2020 Nonwovens Supply Report

INDA, the Association of the Nonwovens Fabrics Industry, announces publication of the eighth edition of the annual North American Nonwovens Supply Report for its members.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2021-04-29

Fibertex Nonwovens announces further DKK 300m investment in high-tech plant expansions in Europe

Fibertex Nonwovens, headquartered in Aalborg, Denmark, is embarking on a second stage of expansions with an investment of DKK 300 million in the company’s plants in the Czech Republic and Turkey. The investment was prompted by increased global demand for the company’s high-tech and sustainable speciality products.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2021-04-29

VF Corporation enters into definitive agreement to sell the occupational portion of its work segment

VF Corporation (NYSE: VFC), a global leader in branded lifestyle apparel, footwear and accessories, today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to sell the occupational portion of its Work segment to a subsidiary of Redwood Capital Investments, LLC, a diversified holding company.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2021-04-29

Ahlstrom-Munksjö signs marketing license for fiber-based separator for lithium-ion batteries

Ahlstrom-Munksjö advances further into the energy storage market by signing a marketing license with Soteria Battery Innovation Group (BIG), allowing the company to proceed with the technical ramp-up to manufacture fiber-based separator solutions to the lithium-ion battery industry. The agreement is an important step in the commercialization of Ahlstrom-Munksjö’s solutions to the energy storage market.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2021-04-29

DSM and MKU Ltd cooperate to provide high-performance, lightweight ballistic protection in Brazil to protect those that protect us

Royal DSM, a global science-based company in Nutrition, Health and Sustainable Living, today announced that, together with armor manufacturing partner, MKU Ltd, has provided next generation armor technology with Dyneema®unidirectional (UD) material to support the Sao Paulo police.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2021-04-29

Online edition of OUTLOOK™ closes to great acclaim

With a total of 596 delegates from 173 companies across the nonwovens and related industries logging on, the latest online edition of OUTLOOK™ again confirmed the event as a key industry occasion for the sector, showcasing EDANA’s mission to support the sustainable growth of the industry.

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