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China accelerates nonwovens production

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 03/2019 01.03.2019

China needs nonwovens - in 2017 production totaled 3.5 million tons. This makes the country the largest national market in the world. It is estimated that the demand for nonwovens in China will increase by 6.9 percent per year to 4.9 million tons in 2022, not least because of rising export quotas to ...

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Andritz starts up first tissue line in Bangladesh

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 03/2019 01.03.2019

International technology Group Andritz has successfully started up the PrimeLineCOMPACT VI tissue production line - including stock preparation and automation system - delivered to Bashundhara Paper Mills Limited in Bangladesh, India. With a design speed of 2,100 m/min and a paper width of 2.85 m, ...

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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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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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New Center of Excellence in Indonesia

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 03/2019 01.03.2019

The Lenzing Group underpins its commitment to staying close to its customers by providing the new "Lenzing Center of Excellence" (LCOE) at its Indonesian site in Purwakarta. With the LCOE the Lenzing Group is setting a further milestone in intensifying its cooperation with partners along the value ...

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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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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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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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Long-term partnership

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 12/2018 07.12.2018

International technology Group Andritz and BCNonwovens, Spain, have been working together successfully as business partners for the past 15 years. This cooperation started in early 2003 right after BCNonwovens was founded. BCNonwovens is now running two Andritz spunlace lines successfully, producing ...

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Oerlikon: strong growth in all business areas

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 12/2018 07.12.2018

In the third quarter, Oerlikon increased order intake and sales in all end markets except power generation. In addition, the service business contributed 35.7 % to the Group's total sales (third quarter 2017: 43.7 %). This reflects the higher share of earnings from plant and project business, which ...

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Lenzing with solid results in demanding market

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 12/2018 07.12.2018

The Austrian Lenzing Group recorded a solid business development in the first three quarters of 2018. The decline in revenue (minus 5.2 % to EUR 1,636.2 mn) and earnings (EBITDA minus 26.8 % to EUR 290.6 mn) compared with the same period of the previous year was essentially based on a mix of lower ...

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Call for papers: Filtech 2019

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 12/2018 07.12.2018

From October 22 to 24, 2019 Cologne will once again be the meeting place of the worldwide filtration and separation community. 400 companies will feature once again the latest advances and techniques in liquid/solid and gas/particle separation (dust, gas & air filtration). The international ...

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SGL Carbon raises sales forecast after strong quarter

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 12/2018 07.12.2018

After a good third quarter, the German developer and manufacturer of carbon has raised its sales forecast by 15 % (previously slightly more than 10 %) and now expects sales of EUR 1 billion for fiscal year 2018. Over the first nine months of 2018, sales and earnings rose significantly to EUR 786.3 ...

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Beaulieu: global price increases

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 12/2018 07.12.2018

Beaulieu Engineered Products announces global price increases across its fibers, yarns and technical textiles divisions effective as of January 1, 2019, or as contract terms allow. The move follows on-going significant increases in energy, raw material and delivery costs. Sales representatives will ...

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Save-the-Date: 33rd Hofer Nonwovens Days

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 10/2018 19.10.2018

The 33rd Hofer Nonwovens Days will take place in the Freiheitshalle in Hof, Germany, on November 7-8, 2018. The annual symposium is one of the largest in Europe and brings experts and decisionmakers together. 22 technical lectures will deal with new impulses and trends from the fi elds of industry, ...

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Suominen introduces intelligent nonwovens

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 10/2018 19.10.2018

Suominen is introducing an Intelligent Nonwovens concept to the market. First of its kind in the world of nonwovens, the concept makes it possible to embed digital features into Suominen nonwovens. For example, with Suominen Intelligent Nonwovens, product traceability and product safety can be taken ...

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Witness nonwoven acoustic solutions

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 10/2018 19.10.2018

Individual and especially open room layouts are changing our homes as much as our working environment, schools, restaurants and other public spaces. Communicative but also featuring a quiet atmosphere; promoting teamwork and yet enabling us to concentrate on our work: to fulfil these requirements, ...

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New technology for the production of sustainable nonwovens

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 10/2018 19.10.2018

The Lenzing Group announced the successful development of Lenzing Web Technology, a new technology platform with a focus on sustainable nonwoven products that opens up new market opportunities for the industry. Currently, most nonwoven applications are manufactured with synthetic materials such as ...

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Dr. Christian Heinrich Sandler celebrated 65th birthday

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 08/2018 31.08.2018

On August 18, Dr. Christian Heinrich Sandler celebrated his 65th birthday. Being an Upper Franconian by birth and conviction, he is committed to promoting sustainable business, the welfare of his fellow citizens and our environment - not only within his company, but also on a regional and state ...

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Dilo opened a sales and service office in India

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 08/2018 31.08.2018

Germany's DiloGroup, has recently established their own office near Delhi in order to inform the Indian market directly about equipment for nonwovens production and to expand customer service. Dilo has done business for more than 30 years in India. With the establishment of the Gurugram office, Dilo ...

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