Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2020-09-10

Ahlstrom-Munksjö enhances its high protection medical fabric portfolio with the addition of TrustShield™ Biological

Ahlstrom-Munksjö announces the launch of TrustShield™ Biological, a personal protective apparel medical fabric designed to shield against hazardous pathogens.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2020-09-17

Ahlstrom-Munksjö launches FortiCell® LAB, a new product portfolio specifically designed for the Lead Acid Battery Industry

Ahlstrom-Munksjö advances further into the energy storage market and launches Ahlstrom-Munksjö Forticell® LAB, its new portfolio of fiber-based solutions for Lead Acid Battery applications.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2020-09-10

INDA, the Association of the Nonwoven Fabrics Industry, announced the three finalists that will present their innovative material science solutions as they compete for the prestigious RISE® Innovation Award during the tenth edition of the Research, Innovation & Science for Engineered Fabrics Conference, (RISE®) to be held completely virtually Sept. 29-Oct. 1, 2020.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2020-09-10

VDL Groep and Royal DSM today announce the start of a 50/50 joint venture (JV) that will establish production of medical facemasks and the first permanent production of critical facemask components in the Netherlands. The new joint venture, “Dutch PPE Solutions”, is expected to create employment for dozens of people in Helmond and Geleen, the Netherlands.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2020-09-16

Suominen introduces BIOLACE® Pure – a 100% plant-based product with superior cleaning power

Suominen, a global frontrunner in nonwoven innovations and sustainability, introduces BIOLACE® Pure for wipes. The product is made of biodegradable, compostable, and renewable plant-based fibers and wood pulp from certified forests. The product does not contain any chemical binders or plastics. As the newest product in Suominen’s sustainable BIOLACE® product family, BIOLACE® Pure is designed to meet the growing wipes market’s increasing demand for sustainable, plastic-free materials.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2020-09-10

The INDEX™20 Innovation Awards Go Live!

The INDEX™20 Innovation Awards are presented only once every three years for “Excellence in the nonwovens and related industries”. Originally due to be presented at the INDEX™20 exhibition in April, since postponed until the 7th – 10th September 2021, EDANA has decided to present these coveted industry Awards ‘Live’, in an on-line ceremony which will take place on 6th October 2020, from 3 pm – 4pm.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2020-09-09

Cinte Techtextil wrapped up its 2020 edition on 4 September, with both the in-person event and a new online sourcing platform being widely praised. The fair attracted 409 exhibitors and over 15,300 visits across 38,000 sqm at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre. This year marked the last time the fair would be held biennially, as it will switch to an annual event starting in 2021.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2020-09-03

Freudenberg Performance Materials completed the installation of a state-of-the-art spunlaid line in Taiwan and will begin production of nonwovens for diverse markets.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2020-09-10

Pandemic & nonwovens industry response: challenges turned into opportunities - a resilient and recession-proof industry?

In the upcoming online version of OUTLOOK™20, a whole session is dedicated on the Nonwovens industry response to the pandemic. Jacques Prigneaux, Market Analysis & Economic Affairs Director at EDANA, reflects on what has been done by the association, its members and the industry.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2020-09-10

Lydall invests in new fine fiber meltblown production line in France to support EU face mask and air filter production for the fight against COVID-19

Lydall, Inc. (NYSE:LDL), a leading global manufacturer of value-added engineered materials and specialty filtration solutions, today announced its investment in a new production line to create fine fiber meltblown filtration media for face masks and high-efficiency air filtration systems. This new line will be installed at Lydall’s facility in Saint-Rivalain, France in the second quarter of 2021, substantially increasing the company’s capacity to supply this critically needed material to the European market.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2020-09-03

INDA’s World of Wipes® 2020 international conference delivered industry connections and key insights – virtually

INDA, the Association of the Nonwoven Fabrics Industry, reports its 14th annual World of Wipes® (WOW) International Conference connected over 260 participants from 20 countries to advance their wipes business Aug. 25-27 all virtually, through conference presentations, live Q&A, tabletop display rooms, live chat, cocktail hours, afternoon tea, and coffee connections.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2020-09-03

USTER launches automated quality monitoring for nonwovens producers

Nonwovens producers are well aware of the potential threat posed by contamination in end-products. Not only does it damage user perceptions of quality, it could also prevent products from meeting important standards such as ‘flushability’. In some cases, hard particles in finished goods might even result in class actions and lawsuits by consumers. USTER can protect against these risks with its new fiber cleaning system – and offers full control of contamination and defects by combining two automated solutions for quality monitoring.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2020-09-03

New production line formally inaugurated

On August 26th, Sandler formally inaugurated a new production line for nonwovens for face masks. Hubert Aiwanger, Bavarian Minister of Economic Affairs, was personally on site together with other guests from politics and business. In early April, the nonwovens manufacturer from Schwarzenbach/Saale had announced the investment in a new line to increase production of nonwoven filter media for face masks and thereby expand its contribution to the security of supply of these products.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2020-09-01

Cinte Techtextil China opens this week; new online sourcing platform allows worldwide connection

Meet onsite or meet online: Cinte Techtextil’s new online business matching service is already live, allowing suppliers and buyers to connect before this week’s fair in Shanghai. Along with this change due to the COVID-19 pandemic is a new Medical and Protective Zone, and a range of hygiene measures onsite to ensure participant safety. The fair runs from 2 – 4 September in halls E1 – E3 of the Shanghai New International Expo Centre.

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