Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2019-09-19

Sandler expands US plant – 60-million-dollar investment in new building and production line

Nonwoven manufacturer Sandler has broken ground on the expansion of its US plant in Perry, Georgia. A new production line is scheduled to start production in fall 2020.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2019-09-12

ANDRITZ to supply three needlepunch lines to YANPAI, China

International technology Group ANDRITZ has received an order from Zhejiang Yanpai Filtration Technology Co., Ltd. (YANPAI®), China, to supply three needlepunch lines to be installed at their site in Tiantai.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2019-09-12

ANDRITZ to supply wetlaid line for glass fiber mats to Saint-Gobain, Czech Republic

International technology Group ANDRITZ has received an order from Saint-Gobain ADFORS, Czech Republic, to supply a wetlaid line to be installed in their Litomyšl facility for the production of glass fiber mats. Start-up of the line is scheduled for mid-2021.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2019-09-09

DiloGroup, consisting of DiloSpinnbau, DiloTemafa, DiloMachines and DiloSystems, offers production machinery for complete processes to make needled staple fibre nonwovens, from fibre preparation, to carding, crosslapping or aerodynamic webforming, needlepunching or other consolidation technologies for any fibre material.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2019-09-05

Toray Industries, Inc. announced that it has concluded an agreement with AB Anders Westerlind to decision to purchase all of the shares of Alva Sweden AB (“ASE”), a manufacturer of cushions for automotive airbag systems, and acquire ASE and its two subsidiaries, Alva Confecções S.A. of Portugal and Alva Tunisia SA of Tunisia (these three entities are hereafter collectively referred to as “Alva”). AB Anders Westerlind wholly owns ASE. The transaction would close soon after required official procedures are completed.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2019-09-05

RISE® Innovation Award finalists announced

INDA, the Association of the Nonwoven Fabrics Industry, announces the three finalists that will present unique and innovative material science solutions as they compete for the prestigious RISE® Innovation Award during the ninth edition of the Research, Innovation & Science for Engineered Fabrics Conference, (RISE®) Sept. 24-25, 2019 at North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2019-09-05

The changing retail space for the hygiene sector in key African markets

The rapidly changing retail sector in key African markets is catching the attention of many in the AHP industry. EDANA's Market Analysis and Economic Affairs Director, Jacques Prigneaux, caught up with OUTLOOK™ speaker Raymond Chimhandamba to assess this evolution and the opportunities it brings.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2019-09-04

Changes in the ANDRITZ AG Executive Board

Mark von Laer, who has been Chief Financial Officer of ANDRITZ AG since March 1, 2017, will leave ANDRITZ AG at the end of 2019. The Supervisory Board has appointed Norbert Nettesheim as his successor, effective as of December 1, 2019.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2019-08-26

More and more consumers are weighing sustainability when making their purchasing decisions. Many of them are actively seeking better information on sustainable options for their fashion purchases. Freudenberg Performance Materials aims to stimulate discussion on this topic. With a new campaign, the world's leading supplier of interlinings and padding for the apparel industry is presenting examples of how the company is helping to make the fashion industry more sustainable.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2019-08-21

Covestro's Platilon® thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU) films are ideal for many smart and pollution-free textile applications. They are breathable, waterproof, tear-resistant and above all skin-friendly. That makes them the material of choice for sports articles and outdoor clothing, but also for furniture and seat covers for cars. Several of these film products have recently been certified with Standard 100 by OEKO-TEX®, which confirms their high level of product safety for consumers.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2019-08-15

Quality partner for fabric producers

Since 2018, the world-renowned USTER quality systems include fabric inspection – and ITMA 2019 has seen the launch of the first major innovation to be developed since the acquisition of automatic vision inspection company Elbit Visions Systems (EVS).

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2019-08-08

ANDRITZ launches new StrataPress SX single-seam press felt technology

International technology Group ANDRITZ has launched its new-generation “StrataPress™ SX” felt with patented, integrated single-seam technology.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2019-08-08

Toray donating advanced fabric for Canopy shelters and hats

Toray Industries, Inc., has announced it is joining hands with tent manufacturer Sakura Corporation to donate three Kantantent™*1 canopy shelters incorporating SUMMER SHIELD™, to the Kyoto City Government. The triple laminated structure of this Toray-developed woven polyester fabric shields against heat, light, and ultraviolet rays. The tents will be deployed for the Gion Matsuri (festival of Yasaka Shrine), Japan’s most famous fete, which features grand processions of floats called “Yamaboko”.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2019-08-08

Master Builders Solutions® launches new MasterFiber website

The Master Builders Solutions® experts have launched their new website www.masterfiber.basf.com presenting the benefits of MasterFiber and the unique customer service offered by a global team of concrete experts. With MasterFiber, customers can save money and have greater flexibility in the production process. The innovative fibers can partially, or completely, replace the conventional steel reinforcement of concrete. This reflects in a strong sustainability contribution as it enables customers to eliminate the use of steel which is costly, heavy, difficult to handle and generates waste.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2019-08-06

New report forecasts excellent worldwide outlook for nonwovens through 2023

A new report published by the two leading nonwoven trade associations forecasts strong market demand for nonwovens materials through the next five years, according to the Worldwide Outlook for the Nonwovens Industry, 2018-2023. The sixth edition of the report is now available for purchase from both INDA, the Association of the Nonwoven Fabrics Industry, and EDANA, the International Association Serving the Nonwovens and Related Industries.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2019-07-18

DiloGroup at ITMA 2019

ITMA 2019 in Barcelona was a total success for DiloGroup. More than 6000 interested parties and customers from more than 80 countries visited the Dilo booth, which with a space of 1150 m2 was the largest booth in the nonwovens machinery sector.

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