Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2023-02-02

Berry Global launches Berry Global Tooling Services, strengthening its global tooling operations

Berry, a global leader in the manufacture of packaging, today announced the launch of Berry Global Tooling Services, a consolidation of Berry’s regional global tooling operations into one comprehensive source of expertise, while maintaining the regional insights and local support services from across its more than ten global tooling manufacturing locations. As a result, Berry’s current and future customers will have unique access to a full suite of tooling capabilities, including injection, blow, compression, and thermo-forming molds that can be integrated into their existing product orders.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2023-02-02

FiltXPO™ will connect global companies with key decision makers at international filtration and separation exhibition

Global leading companies from more than 15 countries in the filtration and separation industry will connect with some 1,500 industry professionals and launch their innovations at FiltXPO™ 2023, Oct. 10-12, at Navy Pier in Chicago, Illinois.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2023-02-02

WPT Nonwovens shakes hands with Trützschler Nonwovens on a line for technical nonwovens

The American company WPT Nonwovens invests in a new thermobonding line for filter media. Trützschler Nonwovens teamed up with Schott & Meissner to deliver a state-of- the-art, high-capacity line including the T-BLEND fiber preparation system, two TWF-NC roller cards and Schott&Meissner’s high-speed “Speedliner” belt oven.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2023-02-01

Celliant is cleared to market in 50+ countries; registered in majority as a class 1 medical device

At Hologenix®, whose CELLIANT® infrared technology is an ingredient in world-class brands across many categories, science matters. The company has a distinguished Science Advisory Board composed of experts in the fields of photobiology, nanotechnology, sleep medicine, diabetes and wound care. The Science Advisory Board has overseen nine peer-reviewed published studies that collectively demonstrate CELLIANT’s effectiveness and the benefits of infrared energy.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2023-01-19

The Robert Koch Institute, internationally regarded as a hospital hygiene authority and the German government’s central institution for the identification, surveillance, and prevention of infectious diseases, has recently updated its hygiene requirements for surface cleaning. They now include probiotics as a sustainable and proven way to contribute to improved hospital hygiene by creating more beneficial surface microbiology in hospitals and other health facilities.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2023-01-19

“The market for wearable medical devices is expanding rapidly. All that’s required to turn existing research into the next miracle device is someone with the ability to connect the dots,” says Ursula Nollenberger, Global Product Line Director for Trelleborg’s healthcare and medical solutions.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2023-01-19

New brand for filter media: Filtura

Freudenberg Performance Materials announces the launch of Filtura, its new product brand for filter media solutions. Filtura is a comprehensive portfolio of innovative high-performance filter media products and customized solutions for air and liquid filtration. The leading global supplier of innovative textiles is debuting Filtura at Filtech, the international trade fair for the filtration technology industry, in Cologne in February 2023. Freudenberg Performance Materials looks forward to welcoming visitors to Stand R10 in Hall 7.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2023-01-19

Suominen leads the way in sustainable nonwovens and hosts a Sustainability & New Fiber Seminar

Suominen has excellent know-how on sustainable fibers and pilot lines that support the product development work. Based on this strong background Suominen now presents a seminar with a comprehensive program around trends in nonwovens business and new innovative fibers.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2023-01-12

Suominen initiates consultation procedure concerning a plan to permanently close manufacturing at its Mozzate plant in Italy

Suominen will start consultation with local trade unions regarding a plan to permanently close manufacturing at its Mozzate plant. According to the plan, the production would end during the second quarter of 2023. The consultation will be conducted in accordance with the Italian legislation and applicable National Collective Agreement and is aimed to be completed within 90 days. The Mozzate site currently employs 92 people, working both in production and in office roles.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2023-01-12

Last Friday evening, Autoneum signed an agreement to acquire the automotive business of Borgers. The transaction is expected to close in April 2023 following antitrust clearance. The enterprise value paid amounts to EUR 117 million. The transaction will initially be financed through a new credit facility which is available in addition to the syndicated loan of CHF 350 million renewed in October 2022. A capital increase in the amount of approximately CHF 100 million is planned for the long-term refinancing of the acquisition.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2022-12-21

With a new state-of-the-art cold chamber at its headquarters in Winterthur, Switzerland, Autoneum is further expanding its expertise and innovation leadership in vehicle thermal management. The tests and measurements carried out in the chamber enable the Company to optimize existing technologies as well as simulation and engineering services and to adapt them to the changing thermal requirements of electric vehicles.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2023-01-12

Technical packaging textiles with 35% less CO2 emissions

Weinheim, Germany, January 10th, 2023. By using a high share of recycled content in its Evolon® materials, Freudenberg Performance Materials (Freudenberg) offers technical packaging textiles with a carbon footprint decreased by 35%. An independent LCA study showed additional benefits such as energy resource savings and lower water use. Furthermore, Evolon® fabrics provide sustainability benefits over the packaging entire life cycle thanks to high end performance and durability.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2022-12-15

Change in the Management Board

Changing of the guard at Sandler AG: As of January 1, 2023, Philipp Ebbinghaus, Chief Officer of both Finance and IT and CFO of the US subsidiary Sandler Nonwoven Corporation, will be a member of our management board. On December 31, 2022, his predecessor, board member Wolfgang Höflich will retire after 46 years with the company.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2022-12-15

Ahlstrom appoints Helen Mets as President and CEO

Helen Mets is appointed President and CEO of Ahlstrom, effective January 1, 2023. With the company entering the next phase of growth and transformation, Helen will succeed current President and CEO Hans Sohlström, who has contributed greatly to Ahlstrom’s success since 2016. Hans will leave Ahlstrom at the end of December to pursue new opportunities outside the company.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2022-12-15

Eelco Spoelder appointed new CEO of Autoneum

Matthias Holzammer is handing over the operational management of Autoneum for family reasons as of March 27, 2023. The Board of Directors of Autoneum Holding Ltd thank him for his outstanding work during the particularly challenging crisis years. As his successor the Board of Directors has appointed Eelco Spoelder, who has over 25 years of experience in the automotive supply industry.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2022-12-08

Avgol® has announced a significant investment in a new high-speed, high-capacity flexible multiple beam production line at its facility in Mocksville, USA.

Avgol® has announced a significant investment in a new high-speed, high-capacity flexible multiple beam production line at its facility in Mocksville, USA.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2022-12-08

T-ONE – Digital tech takes nonwoven production to the next level

What will be the next step forward for nonwoven production? Revolutionary web forming or web bonding processes? A fantastic new machine? Or a sustainable raw material that is cost effective and easily processable for mass production? No. Digitalization is going to take nonwoven production to the next level by massively reducing conversion costs. And it’s already happening…

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