Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2022-09-29

The ICE won’t melt overnight…

Nonwovens have expanded rapidly in the automotive industry over the past two decades, as automakers and their component suppliers have looked to decrease costs by reducing the weight of vehicles.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2022-09-29

Kimberly-Clark names Andrea Zahumensky to lead its North American personal care portfolio, including Huggies®, Depend® and U by Kotex®

Kimberly-Clark announced the appointment of Andrea Zahumensky to the role of President, Personal Care for its North America consumer business effective October 13, 2022.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2022-09-29

Kolon Industries Inc. (KRX: 120110), top chemical materials and textile maker in South Korea, announced it has completed the expansion of its tire cord production plant in Binh Duong Province, Vietnam, and is speeding up to boost its global competitiveness.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2022-09-29

Freudenberg Performance Materials is showcasing its high-performance filtration media solutions for the first time at the 13th World Filtration Congress taking place in San Diego from October 6 - 8. Experts from the company will be available at Booth 319 to explain the benefits of different media and technology and answer visitors’ questions.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2022-09-29

New FIBRELLA® Strata delivers three layers of exceptional strength and softness

Suominen has harnessed its process know-how to create a premium nonwoven, FIBRELLA® Strata. FIBRELLA® Strata has a high-definition pattern and it delivers an exceptional combination of strength and softness.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2022-09-28

Cinte Techtextil China returns this December

Following its deferral earlier this year, organisers announced that Cinte Techtextil China 2022 will now take place from 7 – 9 December at the National Exhibition and Convention Center, Shanghai. The coming edition will address the latest trends, technologies and applications that are shaping the industry and market in the region.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2022-09-22

Dutch soldiers to wear camouflage fabric developed in the UK

Pincroft, the largest textile dyer, printer and finisher in the United Kingdom, developed a new camouflage pattern for the Dutch Ministry of Defence as part of their Defensie Materieel Organisatie’s (DMO) ‘STRONG’ programme that aims to supply combat clothing and equipment to all military personnel part of the Royal Netherlands Navy, Army, Air Force and Marechaussee.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2022-09-22

A special highlight will take place this year for ANDRITZ AG in Graz: Exactly 170 years ago, the Hungarian Josef Körösi founded the “k. k. privilegierte Maschinenfabrik und Eisengießerei” in Andritz near Graz, thus laying the foundation for the globally successful ANDRITZ GROUP.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2022-09-22

Freudenberg Performance Materials – the Freudenberg Group’s nonwovens specialist – is hosting a meeting of the German National Hydrogen Council at the Freudenberg headquarters in Weinheim, Germany, on September 16. As a leading global supplier of technical textiles, Freudenberg Performance Materials provides fuel cell components for mobility applications and for electrolyzers used to produce CO2-free hydrogen.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2022-09-22

Berry builds recycling ecosystem to provide nonwovens customers with recycled content

Berry Global Group, Inc. (NYSE: BERY) announces the formation of a closed-loop recycling ecosystem to supply post-industrial recycled materials into the manufacturing of its Endura™ spunbond and meltblown nonwovens product line. Berry Global leverages its sustainability leadership, providing nonwovens customers with outlet for pre-consumer recycled plastic waste.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2022-09-15

Toray expanding Airlite™ automotive interior sound acoustic insulation business in Europe

Toray Industries, Inc., announced today that subsidiaries Toray Textiles Central Europe s.r.o. (TTCE) and Toray Advanced Materials Korea Inc. (TAK) have set up new facilities in the Czech Republic to expand the Airlite™ automotive interior sound acoustic Insulation business in Europe. This material enhances passenger comfort by suppressing noise from driving, vibrations, and from outside vehicles. This new facility at TTCE’s facility in the Czech Republic will go on line in October this year, with an annual production capacity of 1,200 metric tons.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2022-09-15

Pincroft to provide innovative non-skin contact vector protection for military fabrics

The innovative technology was announced by Pincroft, a factory located in Lancashire, UK, that provides commission textile services for the pre-treatment, dyeing, printing and finishing of a wide range of fabrics in a variety of sectors.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2022-09-15

FILTREX™ Berlin 2022 to focus on health and mobility

The role of filtration in health and mobility will be the main themes of this year’s FILTREX™ Europe conference and exhibition, which is being held in Berlin on 8-9 November.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2022-09-08

Sustainability concerns driving industry to innovate with more fibre-based nonwovens, latest Smithers study finds

Nappies/diapers, wipes, and feminine hygiene goods are all vital parts of a global nonwovens industry worth $55.6 billion in 2022. Legislative pressure to reduce single-use plastics is now combining with consumer and brand owner demand for more sustainable nonwovens, including the market deployment of more advanced biodegradable fibre-based substrates.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2022-09-08

Start delivering certified CO2 reduced nonwovens solutions for more sustainable consumer products

Fibertex Personal Care has now started supplying large quantities of ISCC Plus-certified nonwovens for the production of diapers.

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