Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2020-03-26

ANDRITZ to supply a turnkey spunlace line to BCNonwovens, Spain

International technology Group ANDRITZ has received an order from BCNonwovens, Spain, to supply a neXline spunlace line as a turnkey project to meet growing needs from customers globally.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2020-03-26

Washington lawmaker, cities, and wipes industry applaud Governor Inslee’s

Washington Representative Joe Fitzgibbon (D-34) joined the Association of Washington Cities and INDA, Association of the Nonwoven Fabrics Industry, in applauding Governor Inslee’s signing of HB 2565, a law intended to address the labeling of certain disposable wipes.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2020-03-26

Suominen’s carbon footprint information help customers make informed decisions

Suominen’s vision is to be the frontrunner for nonwovens innovation and sustainability. As a concrete step towards the frontrunner position in sustainability, we are continuously developing new sustainable products. In addition, we are calculating the carbon footprint of our nonwovens. This information helps customers make sustainability-related decisions that are based on facts.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2020-03-24

The German machinery and plant manufacturerReifenhäuser Reicofil has temporarily converted two of its test plants due to the corona pandemic: The lines installed in the nonwovens technology center, which are otherwise exclusively used for research and development as well as customer trials, have been producing meltblown material for the production of urgently needed face masks for one week. This is the company's response to the current emergency in the supply of medical protective material.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2020-03-20

To become more independent from China in the area of medical supply, states increasingly think about setting up own productions. Reifenhäuser Reicofil now supports countries and other investors to implement such projects as speedily as possible by shortening the delivery time to only 3.5 months for Meltblown lines to produce the crucial middle material layer for face masks.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2020-03-19

Sustainably successful – Sandler Group reports positive result for 2019

In keeping with the motto “inspired by the future”, Sandler again invested in the expansion of both company locations in the anniversary year. With a turnover of 322 million Euros, the nonwovens manufacturer again reports a successful year 2019.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2020-03-19

Berry Global produces materials critical for Coronavirus defense; expands wipes capacity

Berry Global Group, Inc. highlights its involvement in the fight against coronavirus (COVID-19). As the world leader for nonwovens manufacturing, Berry is supplying leading healthcare and consumer brand companies around the world to create products in high demand to fight spread of the coronavirus.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2020-03-19

European Industries welcome an important industry focus from the European Commission

Industry4Europe, a coalition of 154 sector Associations representing the diversity of the EU’s industrial base, is pleased to receive the publication by the European Commission of its much-awaited New Industrial Strategy for Europe.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2020-03-18

In light of the worldwide spread of COVID-19 and after heavy analysis in collaboration with event stakeholders, including the partners at ATME-I and co-producers at SPESA, Messe Frankfurt North America has collectively decided to postpone Techtextil North America and Texprocess Americas.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2020-03-18

While the global economy as well as the textiles sector are in a state of flux at present, this unique situation is expected to present opportunities for exhibitors at September’s 14th edition of Cinte Techtextil China. Taking place from 2 – 4 September at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre in halls N2 – N4, the event is Asia’s leading international trade fair for the technical textiles and nonwovens industry. The 2018 edition saw 485 exhibitors take part, nearly 40% of which were international brands, while the fair recorded 13,203 visits from 55 countries & regions.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2020-03-12

Sinopec puts its first meltblown nonwoven fabric line into production

Forty-eight hours ahead of schedule, Sinopec Corp, China's leading energy and chemical company, put its first melt-blown non-woven fabric assembly line into operation at its Yanshan factory in Beijing on March 6. The Yanshan factory is a converted 3600 square meter old warehouse that has found new life as a global production base following the challenges brought by the coronavirus outbreak.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2020-03-12

Sage Automotive Interiors to acquire Adient’s automotive fabrics business

Sage Automotive Interiors (an Asahi Kasei company) has signed an agreement to acquire the automotive fabric business of Adient (NYSE: ADNT) with the goal of expanding capacity and capability for automotive interior products to the European market. With a number of locations in Europe, the textile facilities are ideally suited to supply the automotive cut and sew facilities in Central and Eastern Europe.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2020-03-05

TESCA announces the acquisition of Willy SCHMITZ

TESCA and Willy SCHMITZ announce that they have closed a transaction whereby TESCA is acquiring the business of Willy SCHMITZ and its operations, located in in Monchengladbach and Oberndorf, Germany.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2020-03-05

FiltXPO™ draws over 1,300 attendees to Chicago in first edition

Over 1,300 business and product developers converged at Chicago’s Navy Pier for the inaugural edition of FiltXPO™, North America’s only exhibition and technical conference dedicated exclusively to filtration and separation products and processes. Well over 100 exhibitors (several exhibitors from China had to withdraw due to the COVID-19 situation) displayed their products and services to an inquisitive crowd that included many first-time attendees, and the concurrent Technical Conference featured seven distinct sessions and 31 outstanding presenters during the three-day event February 26-28.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2020-03-05

INDEX™20 exhibition postponed

By ordinance entering into force on 28th February 2020 at 10:00 am, the Swiss Federal Council has prohibited all events bringing together more than 1’000 people. In the current circumstances, the situation is qualified as a force majeure event. As a result, taking into account the negative evolution of the situation, INDEX™20 is postponed to 20th - 23rd October 2020.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2020-03-05

ANDRITZ GROUP satisfied with business year 2019 results

International technology group ANDRITZ saw satisfactory business development in the 2019 business year. While order intake and sales reached new record highs, the Group’s net income fell significantly compared to 2018, particularly due to restructuring measures in Metals Forming (Schuler).

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