Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2021-03-04

Techtextil North America & Texprocess Americas to pivot to new event cycle after 2022

Co-located events Techtextil North America and Texprocess Americas will change their event cycle and shift permanently to odd years after the 2022 editions

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2021-03-04

Ahlstrom-Munksjö’s Annual & Sustainability Report 2020 has been published

“In 2020, we were successful in improving our result and developing our business despite the unprecedented challenges caused by the coronavirus pandemic. Our quick response to the pandemic demonstrated our agility, worldwide teamwork and business mindset combined with a sense of responsibility", says Johan Lindh, Vice President, Group Communications and Investor Relations.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2021-03-04

Suominen has published its Annual Report 2020

The Annual Report includes Annual review, the Report by the Board of Directors, Financial Statements for 2020, the Auditor’s report, Corporate Governance Statement, Remuneration Report and Sustainability report in accordance with the GRI standards.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2021-02-25

Kenneth Cole, renowned for their PPE assortment, have opted in favor of Swiss award-winning safe and sustainable technology to strengthen the antimicrobial efficacy of their woven and neoprene masks by using the world-leading proved effective antimicrobial HeiQ V-Block.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2021-02-22

AUTEFA Solutions, leading manufacturer of nonwoven machines and automation solutions, has developed HiPerMask, a fully automated production line for the production of protective/ face masks. HiPerMask produces protective masks in accordance with the EU FFP2 and FFP3 standards as well as the US N95 and N98 standards.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2021-03-04

2020 financial year: operating profit thanks to profitable second half-year

Due to the pandemic-related decline in global vehicle production, Autoneum’s revenue in local currencies decreased by –18.7% in 2020. Thanks to a global cost reduction program and improvements from the turnaround program in North America, Autoneum achieved an EBIT margin of 1.6%. Furthermore, the significantly increased free cash flow of CHF 112.5 million enabled a substantial reduction in net debt (excluding lease liabilities) of CHF –63.3 million.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2021-02-25

Performance days loop, in cooperation with functional fabric fair, launches as a comprehensive digital platform for professional sourcing of fabrics and accessories

The organizers of Munich PERFORMANCE DAYS Fair and FUNCTIONAL FABRIC FAIR powered by PERFORMANCE DAYS (its counterpart in the USA), announce the launch of PERFORMANCE DAYS Loop, a comprehensive online platform to connect the functional fabric industry and provide a year-round digital sourcing marketplace. PERFORMANCE DAYS Loop is now available.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2021-02-19

"For the second time running EDANA will host OUTLOOK™ online, with a promise to ensure participants a fully interactive and practical experience featuring all that which makes OUTLOOK™ an enduring success: expert insights, knowledge sharing, and networking” said Pierre Wiertz, General Manager of EDANA.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2021-02-18

Functional materials innovation leader HeiQ partners with Girbau to use HeiQ Viroblock NPJ03 in the laundry process to add antiviral and antimicrobial effects to clothes and textiles.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2021-02-25

Ahlstrom-Munksjö’s Annual & Sustainability Report 2020 has been published

“In 2020, we were successful in improving our result and developing our business despite the unprecedented challenges caused by the coronavirus pandemic. Our quick response to the pandemic demonstrated our agility, worldwide teamwork and business mindset combined with a sense of responsibility. The offer is evidence of the good and hard work we have done, and our success in creating an attractive business."

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2021-02-25

EU industry and research exchange on Technical Textiles

The final agenda has been set: 28 speakers from 10 countries will be present over two days, 11 and 12 March 2021.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2021-02-18

Lydall President & CEO Sara Greenstein commends Biden Administration and ASTM International for new face covering standards

ASTM International has introduced new certification standards for General Barrier Face Coverings, giving the general public greater awareness and control over the level of protection provided by cloth face masks. ASTM Level 1 Face Coverings block at least 20% of particles 0.3 micron and larger (including bacteria and many viruses), while ASTM Level 2 Face Coverings block at least 50% of these particles.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2021-02-18

INDA adds additional webinar date to explain new ASTM standard on facemasks

INDA, the Association of the Nonwoven Fabrics Industry, announced an additional webinar date of Tuesday, March 2, 11 am EST to discuss the new ASTM F3502-21 Standard Specification for Barrier Face Coverings launched by ASTM on February 15.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2021-02-18

Surgical Masks by Freudenberg receive 510(k) clearance from the FDA

ASTM Level 3 surgical masks manufactured by Freudenberg Performance Materials recently received 510(k) clearance from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The surgical masks are intended for use by healthcare personnel to protect both the patient and themselves from transfer of microorganisms, body fluids and particulate material. The face masks are intended for use in infection control practices to reduce the potential exposure to blood and body fluids.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2021-02-11

Albany International reported operating results for its fourth quarter of 2020

"Albany International finished 2020 with another strong quarter, particularly in light of the challenging business conditions in some of our end markets,” said Albany International President and Chief Executive Officer, Bill Higgins.

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