Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2020-01-15

Transaction finalized: Filc is part of Freudenberg Group

Effective December 31, 2019, Freudenberg, the global technology group acquired 100 percent of Filc shares. The purchase agreement was signed in November. The relevant Austrian antitrust authorities approved the acquisition at the end of December. Filc produces needle punch nonwoven textiles and laminated materials primarily for the automotive and construction industries.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2020-01-16

Ahlstrom-Munksjö strengthens manufacturing platform for high performance filtration and energy storage applications

Ahlstrom-Munksjö has completed the initial analysis and design phase of its ongoing project to strengthen manufacturing platform for high performance filtration and energy storage applications. In response to growing customer demand, the company has now decided to proceed with the second phase of the project, which consists of a significant expansion of its micro glass capacity and a further growth in industrial filtration capacity.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2019-12-19

Tailor-made solutions for hygiene, medical, filtration and other technical applications as well as extensive product and process know-how – with these arguments Oerlikon Nonwoven made a convincing appearance at the 18th Shanghai International Nonwoven Exhibition (SINCE) that took place from December 11 to 13.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2019-12-13

KARL MAYER used Techtextil India in order to show new warp knitting and warp preparation technologies as well as innovative textile product developments. At the trade fair, this global player was present with a lecture of its Regional Agent, A.T.E., held during the accompanying symposium, and with a stand. Both presentations met with great response.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2020-01-13

Suominen’s revised sustainability agenda for 2020-2025

Suominen has revised its sustainability agenda as part of the business strategy work. The agenda crystallizes the sustainability themes and targets for the strategy period 2020-2025.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2020-01-08

Toray completes acquisition of Alva Sweden AB

Toray Industries, Inc. announced that it completed procedures to acquire all of the issued and outstanding shares of Alva Sweden AB, a manufacturer of cushions for automotive airbag systems, on January 7.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2020-01-08

Suominen’s new strategy and financial targets 2020–2025

Suominen’s Board of Directors has approved the company’s new strategy for the years 2020-2025. Suominen will grow by creating innovative and more sustainable nonwovens for its customers and improve its profitability through more efficient operations, and by building a high performance culture. Suominen’s main focus is on wipes. Suominen’s vision is to be the frontrunner for nonwovens innovation and sustainability.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2019-12-12

Techtextil North America and Texprocess Americas will return to the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, Georgia May 12-14, 2020. With the all-new, tiered pricing structure, those who register prior to February 18, 2020 will have the opportunity for substantial cost savings on the exhibit hall, symposium, and special event purchases.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2019-12-12

Techtextil India attracts high-profile visitors from across the dynamic fields of technical textiles industry. The first-ever Hackathon on technical textiles brainstorms over various challenges and opportunities existing in the industry.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2019-12-19

AMSilk at 2019 Biofabricate Summit

AMSilk CEO Jens Klein will present to attendees of the 2019 Biofabricate Summit in London. Klein will address AMSilk’s progress since presenting at the summit last year, highlighting the company’s successful partnership with Omegato produce the first commercially available spider silk watch strap as well as other industry partnerships that establish AMSilk as a leader in the field of biopolymers and biofabrication.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2019-12-12

Toray to supply RO and UF membranes to Brazil’s largest SWRO plant

Toray’s ROMEMBRA™ RO and TORAYFIL™ UF membrane technologies (toraywater.com) have been selected for a new seawater desalination facility in Brazil, which is set to become the largest in the country.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2019-12-11

Freudenberg sells South American hygiene business to Fitesa

Freudenberg, the global technology group, sells its South American Hygiene nonwoven business to Fitesa, the Brazilian nonwoven specialist. Freudenberg sees the sale of the hygiene business as the best opportunity to successfully develop this business. Fitesa is one of the main suppliers of nonwovens to the global hygiene market. Both parties have agreed not to disclose the purchase price. The transaction is subject to approval by competent antitrust authorities.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2019-12-09

Protection against gunslingers

Aramid fibre yarns are now widely used in technical applications. They are used in composites, for example, in hard ballistic systems, lightweight transport containers and laminated, high-performance sails, but they are also used in protective textiles – usually in woven textiles – for clothing. Compared to glass and carbon fibres that are also used, the specific characteristics of aramid yarns give them advantages that can be used in a wide variety of applications – but these come at a price.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2019-12-05

KARL MAYER successfully participated in Techtextil India

KARL MAYER used Techtextil India in order to show new warp knitting and warp preparation technologies as well as innovative textile product developments. At the trade fair, this global player was present with a lecture of its Regional Agent, A.T.E., held during the accompanying symposium, and with a stand. Both presentations met with great response.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2019-12-05

INDA announces FiltXPO™ technical conference speaker lineup

Engineers, scientists and industry professionals will dive deep into critical filtration and separation issues at the FiltXPO technical conference, Feb. 26-28, 2020, at Navy Pier, Chicago, Ill. The stellar speaker lineup with conference details are available on the event website.

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