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Communicating the Future of manmade Fibers

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 04/2017 28.04.2017

In recent years, Dornbirn-MFC has gradually developed as a global "brand" and its rising number of participants and international origin refl ect its status. Visitors from more than 60 new companies were registered last year. Overall, more than 700 participants from 34 nations visited Dornbirn (80 %...

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New products, efficient machinery, intelligent solutions

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 04/2017 28.04.2017

The Southwest of Germany is a center for technical textiles which amount to about 50 percent of the textile production. The familyowned company, managed in the second generation by the owner Regina Br├╝ckner together with her husband Axel Pieper, is just in the right place in Leonberg in Baden-W...

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Absorption guaranteed

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 04/2017 28.04.2017

Evonik has developed the next generation of superabsorbents that make baby diapers and incontinence products even more absorbent and reliable. As a result, hygiene product manufacturers can further improve the performance of their products to meet the requirements of diverse customer groups better....

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From technology to assembly and manufacture to their own laboratory

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 04/2017 28.04.2017

By expanding their range of special-purpose machinery, Wico, the specialist for textile coating and laminating in Pirmasens, Germany, can now serve new industries and target groups, creating entirely new possibilities. A modern, electronically controlled coating and laminating machine, in which the...

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The right choice for added value

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 04/2017 28.04.2017

The market share for durable applications, such as geotextiles, agriculture, automotive, roofi ng, or home furnishings, covers well over 50 percent of the nonwovens market. Andritz offers manifold technologies, which are suited to these end uses. The company will present neXline needlepunch with the...

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Specialists for customized solutions

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 04/2017 28.04.2017

The Belgian company is specialized in customized solutions for the carpet and technical textile industry. It develops, manufactures and installs automated lines to process and fi nish the fabrics and nonwovens after producing them but before shipping them to fi nal customer. The machines can cut,...

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Static control and web cleaning for the textile industry

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 04/2017 28.04.2017

Meech International is displaying its popular range of Hyperion ionizing bars and comprehensive web cleaning systems at Techtextil. "Electrostatic charges can be generated in nonwoven and technical textiles when they are manufactured or converted. This leads to different types of 'misbehavior' in...

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Absorbing sound

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 04/2017 28.04.2017

When textiles are used for better acoustics, noise absorption and sound-damping need to be taken into consideration. In the case of noise absorption, acoustic energy is converted into heat. This works particularly well in porous insulation material, e. g. voluminous nonwovens. Sound dampening, on...

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Successful year

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 04/2017 28.04.2017

Sandler reports a successful year 2016. Despite a sharp fall in raw material prices, the company was successful in keeping sales stable at 288 million Euros and further increased output. With a team of 770 employees, the company continues to position itself as a partner of global industry leaders in...

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From design to finished textile

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 04/2017 28.04.2017

At the upcoming Texprocess trade fair, a 'Digital Textile Micro Factory' will present a live demonstration of an integrated production chain for apparel. In collaboration with German Institutes for Textile and Fiber Research in Denkendorf and a number of well-known companies in the textile sector,...

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At home in the world of nonwovens

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 04/2017 28.04.2017

A veritable bouquet of high-tech materials for acoustic insulation in the home and the offi ce, as well as for transportation and fi ltration, awaits the professional audience on an excursion to the home of innovative nonwovens. "Home" is the watchword, because numerous nonwoven applications can...

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Vast potential

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 04/2017 28.04.2017

pely-tex takes over nonwoven fabric division from K.L. Nonwoven: pely-tex GmbH & Co. KG and K.L. Kaschier und Laminier GmbH have agreed on the takeover of the nonwoven division and will thus establish a close cooperation. The agreement covers the transfer of the multifunctional nonwoven production...

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Customer-specific products and special solutions

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 04/2017 28.04.2017

First of all, our warmest congratulations on the company anniversary. Tell us briefl y how it all began. Frederik Schaefer: Thank you, I will gladly fi ll you in, especially since we have two reasons to celebrate, because 2016 was also the most successful year in our company history. Since its...

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A tradition of stitchbonded nonwoven innovation

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 04/2017 28.04.2017

In Mittweida, Germany, Tenowo Mittweida GmbH operates a modern production facility for innovative nonwovens made from carded fi ber web for automotive and specialty applications. With special machines based on the Malimo stitchbonding technology, fi bers are processed into textiles known by the...

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Digital cutting systems

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 04/2017 28.04.2017

In clothing and in home textiles, consumer demand for more customization and personalization is growing steadily. This trend is shining a spotlight on the need for effi cient, cost-effective short-run or even one-off production, which is causing a major shift in the textile industry. Manufacturers...

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Laminating requires experience

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 04/2017 28.04.2017

There are three factors that have to be considered in the lamination process: temperature, time, and pressure. But an additional factor is also crucially important when dealing with demanding materials: experience. "Customers who come to us know which materials they want to bond", says Maria Aleixo...

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Expert commentary: future of nonwovens

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 04/2017 28.04.2017

Nonwovens are a guarantee for growth. In Europe alone, nonwovens production increased by almost 50 percent between 2005 and 2015: while around 1.6 million tons of nonwovens were produced in 2005, the fi gure was already at 2.3 million tons in 2015. With the exception of the crisis year 2009, the...

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Dear readers,

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 04/2017 28.04.2017

In this issue, we are happy to report on an increased number of exhibitors - and a trip to Mars! The approaching dual exhibition "Techtextil/Texprocess" will be gigantic. This year, visitors and companies can look forward to the largest exhibition yet and an expanded trade show concept. Surely it...

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Perfecting the spunlace process

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 04/2017 28.04.2017

In the production of hydroentangled nonwovens (spunlacing), the heart of the process is the injector. This critical component is responsible for generating the high-speed water jets which cause the actual fi ber entanglement. The neXjet Injector from Andritz Perfojet is the result of several years...

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Hybrid nonwoven-reinforced organo-sheets

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 04/2017 28.04.2017

The goal of the project that started in 2015 was to combine an Airlay and a paper-process to produce a hybrid isotropic reinforcement structure on C-fi ber basis. The combination of these two processes facilitates the layer-wise design of staple fi ber reinforcements for organo-sheets according to...

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