Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2019-08-21

Covestro films OEKO-TEX® certified

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 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

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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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2019-07-08

EDANA elects new board

EDANA has elected new Governors and a new team of Officers for 2019 - 2020. Mikael Staal Axelsen (Fibertex) accepted the nomination of Chairman and will be supported in the role by Vice-Chairs Omar Hoek (Ahlstrom-Munksjö, France) and David Lamb (Nonwovenn Ltd, UK). Paul Eevers’ (Unilever) position as Treasurer was also renewed. Announced at EDANA’s recent Annual Strategic Review and AGM in Vienna, the newly elected Board began their term on July 1st.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2019-07-04

INDA, the Association of the Nonwoven Fabrics Industry, reports its 13th annual World of Wipes® (WOW) International Conference connected 390 participants from 19 countries to advance their wipes business in Atlanta, GA, June 24-27.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2019-07-04

During the World of Wipes in Atlanta, the Bavarian manufacturer of viscose speciality fibres has been presented with the World of Wipes Innovation Award.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2019-07-03

Suominen introduces new product FIBRELLA® Combo with excellent topsheet softness and superior fluid management

Suominen, a globally leading nonwovens company, launches FIBRELLA® Combo. It is a spunlaced dual product for excellent topsheet softness packed with superior fluid management of an acquisition and distribution layer (ADL) – all in one nonwoven. It is designed to replace topsheet and ADL in an absorbent hygiene product such as incontinence and feminine hygiene pads and pantyliners, and can be used directly on top of the core.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2019-06-13

IMPERVIUS™ highlights on trends and techonologies

The 2019 IMPERVIUS™, the first Bitumen Waterproofing Membranes Conference, organised in Baveno, Italy on 5-6 June, attracted 93 key players from 61 different companies and 24 countries. Presentations focused on raw material development, processes, development in the MENA region, regulation and environmental opportunities.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2019-06-06

Intelligent, individual, sustainable: Truetzschler presents new solutions for spinning preparation, nonwovens & man-made fibers

From 20 to 26 June, the Truetzschler Group will be presenting intelligent machine technologies, digital solutions and installations for sustainable nonwovens in hall 6, booth B101.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2019-06-03

China International Nonwovens Expo opens today

The China International Nonwovens Expo & Forum (CINE – supported by Techtextil) opens its doors to the industry today, running until 5 June. This year’s event takes place in a new venue: the Shanghai Convention & Exhibition Center of International Sourcing.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2019-05-29

Nonwoven production in greater Europe close to 2.8 million tonnes in 2018

EDANA today released European annual statistics for 2018, offering a comprehensive picture of the nonwovens industry in Greater Europe. This information shows an overview of the industry’s strength and resilience across the region.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2019-05-23

“Clean Technology. Smart Factory.”

Oerlikon invites all visitors to this year's ITMA in Barcelona on a journey into the future of manmade fiber production. From 20 to 26 June 2019, the world market leader will show all its guests its vision of a sustainable and automated manmade fiber production in a virtual 4D showroom at its 1,000 m2 stand in Hall 7, A101: "Clean Technology. Smart Factory." is the motto of the future.

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