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Shandong Ruyi purchases Invista's Apparel & Advanced Textiles Unit

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 03/2019 01.03.2019

Shandong Ruyi Investment Holding, one of the leading textile and apparel companies in China, has completed its acquisition of Invista's Apparel & Advanced Textiles business. The new company will operate as The Lycra Company, an independent subsidiary, and will continue to manufacture advanced fiber ...

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Incorrectly disposed wet wipes

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 03/2019 01.03.2019

The process of wastewater treatment is increasingly burdened - both practically and fi nancially - by the improper disposal of waste in the toilet. This waste clogs pumps and wastewater charges inevitably rise. The main contributors to this problem include cat litter, medicines and cosmetic articles ...

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Outlook in Dubrovnik, a great success

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 03/2019 01.03.2019

The wide range of topics spanned the circular economy, energy, the "basics" in products, product testing, process and safety, as well as ethics in a global business.

The EU Strategy for Plastics in a Circular Economy was highlighted by Werner Bosmans from the EU Commission. The action on single-use ...

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Industrial solutions from research institutes

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 03/2019 01.03.2019

Traditionally, Germany has a high density of textile research institutions compared to other European countries. Thanks in large part to the efficient institutes, the textile industry, which was once primarily focused on clothing, home textiles and fashion, is now one of the world's largest ...

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Blue Angel for PreCo-fibers

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 03/2019 01.03.2019

In times of climate change and global warming, environmental awareness and relieving pressure on the environment are becoming increasingly important. That's the reason why Cetex Rheinfaser GmbH distributes recycled polyester staple fi bers for the nonwoven industry under the trademark Pre-CoPET and ...

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ViP

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 03/2019 01.03.2019

Susanne Jary, recently appointed Director of Global Business Management Wipes at Lenzing said: "I want to contribute to more environmentally responsible convenience products with Lenzing fi bers, which are bio-degradable and derived from wood, a renewable resource. We can make the world a little ...

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Evolution continues - high loft spunlaid nonwoven

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 03/2019 01.03.2019

Reifenhäuser Reicofil's spunlaid, meltblown and composite lines are world leaders in the production of top-quality medical, technical, hygiene, barrier and fi ltration nonwovens. They are designed and manufactured according to changing market requirements and individual customer wishes. While ...

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Albaad Germany grows by 4,500 m2

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 03/2019 01.03.2019

The management of the Albaad Group inaugurated its new facility at the Ochtrup site. Dan Mesika, CEO of Albaad Israel, and Amnon Brodie, President of the Albaad Group, came to Germany for this purpose. With the new 4,500 m2 production hall, the covered production and storage area will grow to a ...

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Autefa's Nonwovens Day in India

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 03/2019 01.03.2019

On January 18, 2019 Autefa Solutions realized a Symposia for the Indian nonwovens industry. Autefa was pleased to welcome a high number of potential customers and industry experts in Mumbai with the target to share latest developments in needlepunching, spunlace and airlay technology as well as ...

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Lenzing cooperates with Hof University of Applied Sciences in testing nonwovens

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 03/2019 01.03.2019

The Lenzing Group is expanding its offering of solutions for the cosmetics, hygiene and medical sectors. Heiko Arnold, Chief Technology Officer of the Lenzing Group, and Jürgen Lehmann, President of Hof University of Applied Sciences in Saale, Germany, have signed a cooperation agreement to utilize ...

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Industry 4.0 solutions in fiber processing

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 03/2019 01.03.2019

Oerlikon Manmade Fibers', Switzerland, Industry 4.0 segment provides solutions for the production of polyester, nylon and polypropylene based on the digitalization of production and the intelligent processing of the resulting big data. In the future, the segment will offer its customers a new ...

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General information on the fairs

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 02/2019 25.02.2019

A t ICE Europe 2019 some 450 exhibitors will present their innovations on 11,500 m² net exhibition space. Exhibitors will be in Hall A5 and A6. ICE Europe is an exhibition for the conversion of flexible, web-based materials, such as paper, film, foil and nonwovens. Industry experts, looking for ...

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Support for new challenges

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 02/2019 25.02.2019

The arrival of the "Internet of Things and Services" within paper and corrugated board plants is accelerating processes, changing routines and will advance the individualization of the end products. Set-up, downtime and maintenance, as well as energy efficiency and recycling rates/qualities, are all ...

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Film separators for faulty self-adhesive film

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 02/2019 25.02.2019

Nepata from Wolnzach, Germany, is presenting a world first at ICE Europe: A machine that separates self-adhesive film from its carrier paper. This makes it possible to obtain recyclable, pure PVC from faulty film media. Furthermore, the manufacturer of specalized machinery will be displaying the ...

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New edge sensor with extra wide measuring range

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 02/2019 25.02.2019

Erhardt+Leimer will present new and proven products from the sector of measuring and automation technology for the converting industry. The new digital infrared wide band sensor FR 61 is particularly suitable for the precise determination of the position of homogenous, opaque materials. Even ...

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Sustainability and the Packaging Act

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 02/2019 25.02.2019

The new Packaging Act (VerpackG) in Germany, which replaced the old Packaging Regulation (VerpackV) on 1 January 2019, includes some essential new rules for manufacturers and final distributors. As a first step, distributors must register together with their products at "Lucid", the German Packaging ...

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Edelmann: first experience with Landa S10

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 02/2019 25.02.2019

The company opened its doors to the press and Oliver Sattel, Technical Director of Edelmann, as well as Manuel Schrutt of Landa, answered numerous questions from the media. The currently installed single path machine is equipped with the four basic inks. These are printed over four rows consisting ...

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Digital corrugated board printing - invest now or wait?

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 02/2019 25.02.2019

Last year's Technical General Meeting of the German Association of the Corrugated Board Industry (Verband der Wellpappen- Industrie e. V.) in Darmstadt was extremely well attended with 420 participants. At the meeting, Björn Schumacher (Co-Owner, Schumacher Group, Germany), Lars Christiansen (former ...

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Dear Readers,

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 02/2019 25.02.2019

the converting industry is still in a good shape and the exhibition duo ICE/CCE in Munich therefore on the right track. Our special featuring ICE and CCE is a symbol of this multifaceted, intersectoral industry. Many companies are presenting interesting applications and innovative solutions for ...

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Bonding, coating, pressing and forming

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 02/2019 25.02.2019

The Meyer family business is now in its third generation and has established itself as a manufacturer of special machines for bonding, coating, pressing and forming. The company produces high-quality machines such as fixing machines, heating presses, laminating machines and large forming lines. ...

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