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Cotton - an ideal material for green cleaning wipes

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 03/2019 01.03.2019

More than 13 million tons of nonwovens were produced worldwide in 2017. A large part of that quantity is made up of polypropylene and polyester. They are the preferred materials for spunbond and meltblown plants, which now make up more than 50 percent of the world's production. PET and PP fi bers ...

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Textile recycling: between economic reality and sustainable use

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 03/2019 01.03.2019

With the enormous increase in the demand for textiles, the development of manmade fibers and nonwovens, as well as the use of textile products in technical fields, the technical and economic conditions for the recycling of textiles has also changed. Textile recycling means the limited-time reuse of ...

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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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New options in meltblow

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 03/2019 01.03.2019

The constant need for a "cleaner" world requires the progressive development of products and technologies. This means a great opportunity for the fi ltration sector, but also a continuous further development towards better separation performance of the fi nest particles ( 0.1 g/ho/min ~ 7.1 kg/h/m ...

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Mondi Ascania: "Fast, flexible and full of ideas"

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 03/2019 01.03.2019

avr was recently on site and had CEO Marko Fleck, one of the first employees, describe the current situation at the factory and its prospects for the future. Mondi, until then a customer of Ascania, bought the plant from the Schloss Neugattersleben corporate group with activities primarily in ...

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ICE Europe 2019: digitalization, individualization and sustainability

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 03/2019 01.03.2019

Trade visitors from the international converting industry will be able to inform themselves of the latest technology trends and innovative production and processing methods in the areas of digitalization, sustainability, individualization and efficient machines and solutions. Due to the growing ...

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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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"We see a sector which is growing"

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 03/2019 01.03.2019

Lutz Walter, Director Innovation and Skills at EURATEX said at the start of January at the international press conference of Techtextil, the leading international trade fair for technical textiles and nonwovens, and Texprocess, its affiliated event for the processing of textile and flexible ...

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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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Dear readers,

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 03/2019 01.03.2019

Specialty chemicals are essential for the functionalization of nonwovens and technical textiles during finishing or in coatings. We spoke with a medium-sized specialty chemicals manufacturer about the current challenges in times of tight margins and an unpredictable raw material situation (p. 11). ...

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IDEA 2019: nonwovens and engineered fabrics

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 03/2019 01.03.2019

Visitors are expected from across the spectrum of nonwovens and engineered fabric sectors from hygiene, medical, and filtration to automotive, geotextiles, building, construction, and home furnishings - to conduct business with current and prospective customers. Highlights of the event include daily ...

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Specialty chemicals for the tissue and textile industry

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 03/2019 01.03.2019

Flexo-printing inks and glues - especially for the hygiene industry - are the main focus in the Tissue department. In the Textile division, the company produces compounds for technical textiles and process chemicals for pretreatment. A further core area is powdered and liquid special products, which ...

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Nonwoven "Bodywallet"

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 03/2019 01.03.2019

Wallets and handbags are particularly attractive targets for thieves in certain situations, and sometimes they're just too bulky. But that doesn't mean you don't want to carry some cash, credit cards, key cards or other valuables. The Bodywallet offers a simple solution, by sticking directly to your ...

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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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