Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2020-11-19

Relive-1: High-quality tufted carpets made of recycled PET

With Relive-1, Autoneum is launching an innovative tufted carpet that meets the highest requirements of sustainable mobility. The tufting technology for the compact to premium class, which has been awarded the “Autoneum Pure.” label for outstanding environmental friendliness, is also more durable than the carpet standards common in these vehicle segments and convinces with excellent cleanability.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2020-11-19

Tackling coronavirus with meltblown and spunbond technologies

Since the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic, the worldwide demand for protective masks and apparel has resulted in a record number of new orders in the high double-digit millions of euros at Oerlikon Nonwoven. The meltblown technology from Neumünster is recognized by the market as being one of the technically most efficient methods for producing highly-separating filter media made from plastic fibers.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2020-11-18

Ascend Performance Materials has launched several new grades of its HiDura™ long-chain polyamides for engineered plastics, monofilaments and cable ties. HiDura polyamide 610 and 612 are designed to provide exceptional dimensional stability and long life with enhanced resistance to chemicals, impact and abrasion.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2020-11-12

With a rapid increase in COVID-19 infections in Lithuania and the world, Utenos trikotažas (Utenos) of the SBA Group joined efforts with the Swiss textile innovation company HeiQ and successfully applied its revolutionary HeiQ Viroblock technology to its textile manufacturing. This unique technology has been proven 99.99% effective against SARS-CoV-2 – the strain of coronavirus that causes coronavirus disease COVID-19.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2020-11-18

Suominen increases its capabilities in the Americas

Suominen increases its capabilities in the Americas by upgrading one of its production lines in Bethune, South Carolina, USA.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2020-11-12

Ahlstrom-Munksjö introduces FibRoc®, a new product platform of high performance solutions for durable applications

Ahlstrom-Munksjö reinforces its leading position in high performance solutions for durable applications, by launching Ahlstrom-Munksjö FibRoc®. The Fibroc® platform will bring together a wide range of high performance products under the same brand, making it easier for business partners to recognize and understand the offering across the value chain.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2020-10-29

Industry leaders are touting the importance of participating in this year’s Virtual Hygienix™ conference Nov. 17-19 to gain critical insights and connections offering valuable business opportunities in the “new normal” pandemic market.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2020-10-29

Beginning from 2021, Cinte Techtextil China will be held annually rather than biennially. Following on from a successful 14th edition in September this year, Asia’s leading event for the entire technical textiles and nonwovens industry will run from 13 – 15 June 2021 at the National Exhibition and Convention Center in Shanghai. This will be the first instance that Cinte Techtextil will take place at this fairground. The recently completed 2020 edition attracted 409 exhibitors and 15,326 visits at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2020-11-12

On its way into hygiene products

Fibertex Personal Care has shipped its first batch of ISCC Plus certified bio-based nonwovens – a major milestone in the journey to support faster development and expansion of a supply chain for bio-based polymers.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2020-11-12

Teijin launches website to showcase smart safety technologies and products

Teijin Limited announced today its new Teijin Smart Safety website, https://www.teijinsmartsafety.com/, to introduce the company’s lineup of next-generation safety solutions for firefighters, police, emergency personnel and other first responders who frequently work under hazardous conditions.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2020-11-05

"Good Vibes" virtual show

Trützschler Nonwovens, Trützschler Card Clothing and Voith will conduct the virtual event "Good Vibes" show from Tuesday, 10 November 2020, to Thursday, 12 November 2020.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2020-10-29

AIR TRONIC – protective mask testing kit

Mesdan’s AIR TRONIC is one of the most popular Air Permeability tester on the market. Following the COVID-19 crisis and market demand for medical face mask testing, Mesdan developed a "Medical mask testing kit” according to EN 14683:2019 (Annex C) and ASTM F2100:2019 (point 9.2), for what refers to the differential pressure only, measuring the pressure difference above and below the specimen, used mainly for surgical masks.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2020-10-22

Milliken donates more than 23,000 reusable gowns to local school districts

Milliken & Company, a diversified international manufacturer headquartered in South Carolina, teamed up with local schools to provide Milliken Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) reusable fabric gowns to teachers and faculty. These gowns, donated as part of the company’s initiative to support the communities where its associates live and work, will outfit teachers with a reusable gown to help alleviate health concerns and financial burdens of educating students in-person.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2020-10-22

Technology webtalk on production and packaging technologies for respiratory protection masks

The next VDMA technology webtalk on 29th October 2020 (2 pm - 4 pm CEST) will focus on production and packaging technologies for respiratory protection masks (FFP- and surgical masks).

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