Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2021-01-14

The Nonwovens Institute introduces new comprehensive spunbond and meltblown course—virtually—in response to urgent manufacturing needs

Professionals in the nonwovens/engineered fabrics industry are invited to advance their technical skills in a new 2-day nonwoven short course in the “Virtual Introduction to Spunbond and Meltblown Technology”. This course was developed by North Carolina State University’s The Nonwovens Institute and launched by INDA, the Association of Nonwoven Fabrics Industry.  

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2021-01-14

Toray expands LIVMOA™ protective clothing lineup by launching versions for high-pressure water applications and cleanrooms

Toray Industries, Inc., announced today that it will soon augment its LIVMOA™ range of single-use protective clothing, which is both user friendly and exceptionally comfortable. In January, it will bring out the LIVMOA™4000 for high-pressure water applications. February will see the company release an upgraded version of LIVMOA™ CL sterilized clothing for cleanrooms. The introductions will be in Japan, with the two new offerings becoming available overseas later.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2021-01-14

Messe Frankfurt India set to host the first hybrid edition of Techtextil India in 2021

The new hybrid edition of Techtextil India poised to be held from 1 – 3 September 2021 at Hall 4, Bombay Exhibition Centre, Mumbai, will connect technical textile players from across the globe through its multimodal platform. The combination of physical and digital platforms will enable exhibitors to connect with wider audiences, increase their market presence and expand their business alliances significantly.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2021-01-13

RadiciGroup has taken the next step in its commitment to the health emergency response, by making a sizeable investment for the purchase of a new production line for meltblown nonwoven, the material used for manufacturing protective face masks and other personal protective equipment (PPE).

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2021-01-07

W Verbier has partnered with HeiQ and The Medical Supply Company of Switzerland (MSCS) to incorporate the HeiQ Viroblock Ecosystem – an end-to-end system designed to maintain the long-lasting cleanliness in public spaces and business environments – into its facilities management routine amid the recent lock-down introduced by the Swiss health authorities in the country.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2021-01-07

Global nonwoven fabrics market report 2020: Industry trends, share, size, growth, opportunity and forecast 2014-2025 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

The "Nonwoven Fabrics Market: Global Industry Trends, Share, Size, Growth, Opportunity and Forecast 2020-2025" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2021-01-07

Global success of technical textiles will be reflected in HIGHTEX 2021

The nonwoven and technical textiles industry has become the focus of the whole world during the pandemic process. Most countries carried out works for these sectors with their investments, production and innovations.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2020-12-17

International technology Group ANDRITZ and Suominen, a global manufacturer of innovative and sustainable nonwovens, have been working together successfully as business partners for the past few years.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2020-12-17

Ascend Performance Materials’ Acteev Protect™ has been named a finalist for Outdoor Retailer’s 2021 Innovation Awards.  The antimicrobial odor-resisting fabric was selected to advance to the final round based on its design, functionality and impact.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2020-12-17

Ahlstrom-Munksjö launches FibRoc® Flooring, its complete offering of high performance solutions for flooring applications

Ahlstrom-Munksjö is a leading, global manufacture of high performance fibre based solutions, supplying products to the flooring industry for over 40 years. Following the launch of FibRoc®, communicating the identity and positioning of the new product platform, Ahlstrom-Munksjö is pleased to announce the launch of the FibRoc® Flooring product portfolio.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2020-12-17

Xefco® launches ground-breaking antiviral textile treatment in collaboration with Swiss antimicrobial textile leader HeiQ®

XViroblock™ antimicrobial copper treated textiles shown effective at inactivating Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), the virus that has caused the COVID-19 pandemic, in as little as five minutes. 

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2020-12-16

Freudenberg and Ratti develop process for re-using silk textiles for usage in thermal insulation

Freudenberg Performance Materials (Freudenberg) and Ratti, the Italian fashion textile company, have been working together on sustainability projects since the start of this year. The first fruit of this collaboration is a process for reusing silk textiles and use it for the manufacturing of high-performance thermal insulation, which Ratti is currently launching onto the market. As a production partner in this project, Freudenberg is contributing to the sustainable development of the clothing and textile industry.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2020-12-10

Milestone in the Bavarian Mask Association: FFP2 certification for masks made from Sandler nonwovens

The Masken-Verbund Bayern, which was launched in May 2020, for the first time has established a complete value chain for the production of respiratory protection masks in Germany. The latest development of the Verbund has now received certification as an FFP2 protective mask. Production will start in December at association member Zettl Group in Weng.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2020-12-10

Frunk made of Ultra-Silent: greater driving range for electric cars

With demand for electric cars growing sharply, the need for lightweight components that enable a greater driving range for this category of vehicles is rising as well. Autoneum now offers a front trunk made of Ultra-Silent – the lightweight, noise-reducing and sustainable technology bestseller for underbodies – particularly developed for electric vehicles.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2020-12-10

HeiQ is listed on the London Stock Exchange

Textile materials technology innovator HeiQ (LSE:HEIQ) has become a publicly listed company on the London Stock Exchange Main Market. The admission follows an oversubscribed placing and subscription, raising £60 million (before expenses).

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