Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2022-01-27

ANDRITZ to supply a spunlace line to Texygen Textile in Margilan, Uzbekistan

International technology group ANDRITZ has received an order from the Uzbek cotton spinning specialist Texygen Textile LLC to supply a complete neXline spunlace line.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2022-01-27

Revenue development in 2021 impacted by semiconductor shortage

Business of the automobile industry and its suppliers was impacted in 2021 by the worldwide shortage of semiconductors and the correspondingly restrained development of production volumes, which was about the same as the previous year. Autoneum’s revenue in local currencies declined slightly by 1.6% compared with the previous year. In Swiss francs, Group revenue decreased by 2.3% to CHF 1 700.4 million year-on-year. For 2021 as a whole, an EBIT margin of a little more than 3% and a free cash flow of around CHF 70 million are expected.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2022-01-27

Outstanding meltblown and spunbond technology for the production of synthetic filter media

“We love building systems, machines and components that sustainably manufacture the materials your successful products are made of”, promises Dr. Ingo Mählmann, Head of Sales at Oerlikon Nonwoven. This claim expresses the company’s passion for continually improving its technology and the strong partnerships with its customers.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2022-01-24

Promising conditions in the technical textiles and nonwovens market are expected to provide ample opportunities for suppliers at this year’s Cinte Techtextil China. The fair, which last year saw 366 exhibitors and 14,868 visits, will take place from 6 – 8 September 2022 at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre. Flexible exhibiting options will once again be available for overseas companies.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2022-01-20

In 2020 and 2021 much of the focus of the nonwovens industry has understandably been on single-use applications for PPE, sanitizing, healthcare and hygiene.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2022-01-20

MonforClean brings big savings for Albarrie

Albarrie – a major player in North America’s industrial nonwovens industry – is now benefiting from one of the first Monforts Montex stenter installations equipped with the full range of MonforClean heat recovery and exhaust air purification technologies.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2022-01-13

International technology group ANDRITZ has received an order from the leading Ukrainian manufacturer of household and hygiene products, Biosphere Corporation, to deliver its first complete neXline spunlace line.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2022-01-13

HeiQ announces the launch of a new dual action textile cooling technology, HeiQ Cool, the world’s first textile technology to deliver both instant contact cooling and continuous evaporative cooling.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2022-01-06

HeiQ wins CFI.co Best Materials Innovation Experts Global Award 2021

CFI.co (Capital Finance International), a print journal and online resource reporting on business, economics and finance with a focus on the drivers behind change, annually awards individuals and organizations that contribute significantly to the convergence of economies and add value for all stakeholders.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2021-12-22

Deadline for prestigious IDEA® Achievement Awards has been extended

INDA, the Association of the Nonwoven Fabrics Industry, and Nonwovens Industry Magazine have extended the due date for nominations for the prestigious IDEA® Achievement Awards. IDEA® is the preeminent event for the nonwovens and engineered fabrics conference and exposition and will be held at the Miami Beach Convention Center in Miami Beach, Florida USA, March 28-31, 2022.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2021-12-22

Fibertex Personal Care announces ISCC Plus certification – now also for the Malaysian nonwoven and print facility

Fibertex Personal Care is able to supply ISCC Plus (International Sustainability and Carbon Certification) certified nonwovens from both Malaysia and Denmark, an important contribution to a more sustainable and responsible supply chain. The newly achieved certification also applies to supplies from the Malaysian based print business unit – Innowo Print.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2021-12-22

SABIC’s polymer solutions enable first-ever local production of N95 Masks

SABIC’s journey toward localizing the production of hygiene and personal protection equipment reached an important milestone when a local medical products company applied its polymer solutions to produce N95 masks in Saudi Arabia for the first time.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2021-12-16

VEOCEL™ Insights: A mission to prevent marine pollution

Over the last 10 to 15 years, sewage blockages have become a serious problem, as many non-degradable products are flushed down the toilet due to product labelling that could be considered misleading. Therefore, Water UK created the “Fine to Flush” symbol – an official standard introduced in 2019 to identify which wet wipes can be flushed down toilets safely. The VEOCEL™ brand is proud to announce moist toilet tissue (MTT) wipes utilizing VEOCEL™ branded lyocell fibers with Eco Disperse technology have received the “Fine to Flush” certification from Water UK.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2021-12-16

VEOCEL™ brand awarded “Fine to Flush” certification from Water UK

In the UK, many non-degradable products are flushed down the toilet with Thames Water UK having to clear 75,000 blockages from its network of sewers each year, at a cost of £18 million. Over the last 10 to 15 years these blockages have become even worse, due to the increase in different types of wet wipes and labelling that can be considered misleading.

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