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DiloGroup successful in Needling Lines and "Direct" Carding Systems

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 03/2017 24.03.2017

This enabled us to strengthen an already strong position in the fi eld of production lines for needled nonwovens. The strong increase in turnover was accompanied by numerous new jobs. Now, DiloGroup has about 450 employees. A further increase in assembly space will be reached with a new assembly...

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All about carding and high-speed padding machines

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 03/2017 24.03.2017

At this year's Index, Trützschler Nonwovens will provide the answers on high-quality webs and low conversion costs. A major point will be innovative carding concepts for creating perfect webs for hygiene and other applications. Many end products reveal distinctive web characteristics early on in the...

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Pulp is a good alternative

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 03/2017 24.03.2017

The factory, located 160 kilometres north of Stockholm near the small town of Gävle, annually produces 540,000 tons of bleached pulp for paper production and fl uff pulp from soft and hard wood. Plans now call for a major increase in the plant's production of fl uff pulp - a speciality product used...

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Ultrasonic alternative to heat and adhesives

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 03/2017 24.03.2017

The technology allows for simultaneous embossing, laminating, perforating and cutting. The laminated materials provide a pleasant softness and fulfi ll all requirements for wear comfort and functionality. There is no need for hot glue - the process becomes more manageable and ultimatly more effi...

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neXjet injector sets a benchmark

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 03/2017 24.03.2017

Over the past three years, there has been a steep rise in the world's nonwovens market, with a signifi cant demand for higher production performance, higher capacities with integrated fabric diversifi cation, and greater energy effi ciency. As a major player, the company is compelled to continuously...

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Adhesives in baby diapers

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 03/2017 24.03.2017

At Index, we will be confronted with the fact that safety and comfort continues to be paramount for parents. As a result, manufacturers and suppliers are constantly striving to improve the features of today's diapers. They turn to the highest quality of materials and most advanced technologies to...

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A most exciting nonwoven portfolio

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 03/2017 24.03.2017

Due to the company's recent investments in production technology, product development and other strategic capabilities, Suominen will showcase its broadest range of innovations ever designed for wipes, hygiene products and medical applications at the exhibition. The company will present its latest...

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Adhesives for performance

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 03/2017 24.03.2017

Bostik, located in Wauwatosa, Wisconsin, USA, will use interactive display stations to showcase its Smart@work adhesive technology and expertise. Exact fi t, absorption, softness and odour are key parameters for manufacturers of disposable hygiene products. The company will demonstrate how adhesive...

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Lab device for spinning nonwovens at exhibition stand

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 03/2017 24.03.2017

The new device for spinning nonwovens (photo) is compact but also very fl exible for changing the parameters of the spinning process. According to Nanoval, they are ideally suited for: testing of new raw-materials prior to production, assessment of spinning behaviour of new polymers, optimisation of...

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Special tools and moulds

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 03/2017 24.03.2017

At this year's exhibition, the Italian company Ultra System from San Leo di Anghiari will exhibit their range of services in both main divisions - rotary cutting dies and moulds. The division for rotary cutting dies includes tools for manufacturers of personal hygiene products (sanitary pads,...

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Hygiene and incontinence product trends

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 03/2017 24.03.2017

Absorbent hygiene products include the fast-growing categories baby, feminine hygiene and adult incontinence products. These products consumed a third of the world's nonwoven materials in 2015, now corresponding to more than three million tonnes of different types of nonwoven. By 2020, these...

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Functional properties with Sigma ProTech

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 03/2017 24.03.2017

Based on the well-known rotor technology, an encapsulated application system was developed with ProTec, that reliably prevents undesirable contamination of the environment. "Our new Sigma ProTec is truly a remarkable achievement by our development department." says Markus Klempin, product manager at...

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Focus on reducing costs

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 03/2017 24.03.2017

Among other things, this is due to the fact that the - in this case - one-step production process for these nonwovens generates cost optimisation potentials. The strength of the nonwovens is hugely important in industrial applications. They need to be extremely tearresistant and often simultaneously...

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Flushability counts - even for Geneva

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 03/2017 24.03.2017

Viscose speciality fi ber manufacturer Kelheim presents a mixture of new and wellestablished products subject to ongoing development in Geneva. Flushability - or toiletreadiness - remains one of the most important topics for wet wipes. According to the company, their fl at short cut fi ber, Viloft,...

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Clear the stage for nonwoven innovations

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 03/2017 24.03.2017

Manufacturers can choose from a range of materials with different degrees of elongation to fi nd the ideal nonwoven for their respective applications. "Stretch your limits" is the motto for the collection of elastic applications. From "basic stretch" to "premium stretch plus", it can offer a...

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Dear readers,

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 03/2017 24.03.2017

The world is getting older. The United Nations Population Fund, UNFPA, calculated that seniors over 60 years of age account for 12.3 % of the world's current population. That fi gure will increase to 22 % by 2050. This fact promises a considerable boost for the market segment of adult incontinence...

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Spooling solutions - made to fi t

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 03/2017 24.03.2017

With the widest high-speed spooling line for ADL in the world (mother roll width up to 1.5 m) and a fully automated Pegase 3 Spooling Cell, the Spoolex Group confi rms the world-leading position of its Calemard machines. Under this brand, the company delivers customised spooling solutions for...

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Modern roller technologies

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 03/2017 24.03.2017

Martin Automatic Inc will demonstrate their advanced Airnertia and MDR roller technologies at their booth. Offering lowest roller inertia and essentially friction-free rotation, these technologies are among the solutions the company offers for non-stop roll change and transport of web materials. The...

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Topsheet with aloe vera

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 03/2017 24.03.2017

pely-tex, a family-owned company based in Wahlstedt, Germany, has been producing nonwovens for the hygiene industry for half a century, and is a subsidiary of pelzGroup. The company has been manufacturing nonwovens for diaper covers since 1967. For the fi rst time at Intex, the company's...

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Spunlace concepts

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 03/2017 24.03.2017

The company reports that its new V-Jet hydroentanglement system saves up to 30 % of the hydraulic energy required for the spunlace process. As described, the patented jetstrip design would enable pressure reduction while keeping the product quality constant as compared to a standard jet-strip. The...

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