Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2020-10-15

First edition of Nonwovens Circular Forum closes to great aclaim

Over 100 key stakeholders join online discussion on challenges and opportunities in the pursuit of a circular economy for nonwovens

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2020-10-15

ISKO Vital + Premium face covers are now sold through 1400 stores in the VARNER fashion brand portfolio.

The stores are selling several colours in adult and children’s sizes, as well as a customised, star-print design for children that is exclusive to the VARNER brands.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2020-10-08

Over 150 professionals in product development, materials science, and new technologies convened for the tenth conference edition of RISE®—Research, Innovation & Science for Engineered Fabrics, held virtually, Sept. 29-Oct. 1. The event was co-organized by INDA, the Association of the Nonwoven Fabrics Industry, and The Nonwovens Institute, and North Carolina State University.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2020-10-08

With the PFAFF 4520, engineers and technicians from PFAFF have designed a full-automatic production line (CE compliant) for processing multi-layer disposable masks, which meets the requirements of "German engineering" in a unique way.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2020-10-15

Suominen introduces BIOLACE® Bamboo for wipes

Suominen, a global frontrunner in nonwoven innovations and sustainability, launches a new plant-based nonwoven for wipes: BIOLACE® Bamboo. Thanks to its key features – superior softness and cleanability – it is designed to meet the multiple requirements of various wipe applications.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2020-10-08

Eurofins launches Europe’s first validated test method to evaluate filtration capacity of masks for SARS-CoV-2

Eurofins Textile Testing Spain announces the launch and validation of a new test method to evaluate the filtration capacity of masks with 100 nanometre particles, the estimated mean size of the SARS-CoV-2 virus. Eurofins Textile Testing Spain is currently the only laboratory in Europe and one of only three laboratories in the world to offer such a test, which is mandatory for all masks sold in the North American market.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2020-10-07

Manufacturers of medical goods are currently under pressure to deliver their products as quickly as possible, but still with high quality. Weight and thickness greatly influence the functionality of nonwoven goods such as masks or protective gowns. With process control systems from Mahlo GmbH + Co KG, this balancing act is not only easier to master – production costs are also further reduced.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2020-10-05

Freudenberg Performance Materials (Freudenberg) is expanding its production capacity for nonwoven media used exclusively to manufacture certified face masks of the mouth-nose protection type pursuant to the EN14683 standard, as well as FFP1, 2 and 3 masks pursuant to the EN149 standard. The media are specially developed for and sold to the medical technology processing industry. To that end, Freudenberg is investing in the construction of a new state-of-the-art meltblown production line at the Kaiserslautern site. Commissioning of the new plant is slated for the first quarter of 2021.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2020-10-08

Ahlstrom-Munksjö launches WallStar® Digital into North America

Ahlstrom-Munksjö advances into the North American customized digital printing market, and launches Ahlstrom-Munksjö WallStar® Digital, its new portfolio of fiber-based solutions for digital printing applications.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2020-10-08

Berry Global’s Biesheim, France, facility achieves ISCC Plus Certification for the production of sustainable nonwovens for hygiene and medical applications

Berry Global Group, Inc. (NYSE: BERY) announced today its Biesheim, France, facility has achieved International Sustainability and Carbon Certificate (ISCC). Berry has been awarded the certificate from SGS Germany GmbH, the world’s leading inspection, verification, testing, and certification company. The certification enables the site to sell ISCC Plus certified nonwovens.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2020-10-08

Toray develops antiviral textile offering exceptional washability and comfort

Toray Industries, Inc., announced today that it has developed MAKSPEC® V, an antiviral textile that delivers exceptional washability and comfort.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2020-10-08

EDANA announces winners of the INDEX™20 Innovation Award

The winners of the 2020 edition of EDANA’s prestigious INDEX™ Innovation Awards have been announced.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2020-10-07

Joining forces to produce high-quality face masks with verifiable authenticity

To do their share during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, three Finnish companies, Suominen Corporation, Screentec Oy and TrueMed Oy, joined forces to develop and start production of Finnish, high-quality respirators.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2020-10-01

World’s first nonwovens with certified circular polypropylen

SABIC, a global leader in the chemicals industry, is collaborating with Fibertex Personal Care, one of the world’s largest manufacturers of spunbond nonwovens for the hygiene industry, to create a range of nonwovens using high-purity recycled plastics from SABIC’s TRUCIRCLE™ portfolio and services. This will be the world’s first nonwovens range based on recycled plastics in the hygiene industry. The initiative is seen by the two partners as an exciting step towards a more sustainable supply chain and greater recyclability for nonwovens.

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