News: Nonwovens & Technical Textiles

19. April 2018 | Nonwovens & Technical Textiles

European nonwovens production +4.3%

According to EDANA's annual nonwovens industry survey, in 2017, nonwovens production in Greater Europe increased in volume by 4.3% to reach 2,544,450 tonnes with a total estimated turnover of around €7,869 million (+5.6%). more

18. April 2018 | Nonwovens & Technical Textiles

Suominen celebrates its 120th anniversary

Suominen, a globally leading nonwovens company, is celebrating its 120-year history. Mr. Juho Wiktor Suominen (1877–1935) established a tannery workshop in Nakkila, Finland on April 16, 1898. Even today, one of Suominen Corporation’s eight production plants is located at the same site. more

17. April 2018 | Nonwovens & Technical Textiles

Spoolex: new generation of Pegase spooling line

Spoolex Group launches the new generation of its Pegase Jumbo spooling line. more

16. April 2018 | Nonwovens & Technical Textiles

Drylock: doubling production capacities for baby diapers

Drylock Technologies to open two new production sites in Europe in 2018 as it invests further behind Baby Diaper Magical Tubes technology and starts to further scale up operations with a new €200 million investment program. more

15. March 2018 | Nonwovens & Technical Textiles

Wound care solutions, acoustic pads, nonwoven electrodes

Freudenberg Performance Materials and Japan Vilene Company, Business Groups of Freudenberg Group, will be presenting solutions for the energy, medical and automotive markets at the Asia Nonwoven Exhibition (ANEX) from June 6-8, 2018 in Tokyo. more

24. January 2018 | Nonwovens & Technical Textiles

Freudenberg Performance Materials - partners with bluesign

The leading global manufacturer of innovative technical textiles, joined the bluesign system to provide their comfortemp thermal insulations with bluesign approval and thereby underline the company’s values and principals in sustainability and transparency. more

12. January 2018 | Nonwovens & Technical Textiles

Freudenberg tuft backings: high performance meets sustainability

Under the headline “Sustainable Backings” Freudenberg Performance Materials will be exhibiting at DOMOTEX in Hannover, Germany, from January 12 to 15, 2018 on stand A13 in Hall 11.

20. November 2017 | Nonwovens & Technical Textiles

Oerlikon’s expanded nonwoven portfolio attracted a lot of interest at the SINCE 2017

The Swiss Oerlikon Group’s new nonwoven business unit received very positive feedback from visitors to this year’s nonwovens exhibition SINCE 2017, which ran from 8th to 10th November in Shanghai, China. Visitors to the attractively designed Oerlikon stand were especially interested in the spunbond technology for technical applications. more

06. October 2017 | Nonwovens & Technical Textiles

Strong hold on sensitive surfaces

Jumbo FlexiKlett FlexiKlett is the new full-surface hook-and-loop-ready elastic tape of Jumbo-Textil. The highly elastic tape with extra soft underside is suitable for protection and bundling for sensitive more

04. October 2017 | Nonwovens & Technical Textiles

Cool under the collar

Freudenberg Performance Materials opened its first Shirt Technology Center in China at the Nantong facility. more

21. August 2017 | Nonwovens & Technical Textiles

First Freudenberg Shirt Technology Center in China opens

Erstes Freudenberg Shirt Technology Center in China eröffnet Freudenberg Performance Materials opened its first Shirt Technology Center in China at the Nantong facility. The world’s leading specialist in woven, knitted and nonwoven interlinings is thus expanding its service and support for shirt manufacturers in the country. more

15. August 2017 | News, Views & Markets

Flushable Wipes Class Action Lawsuit Dropped

INDA, the Association of Nonwoven Fabrics Industry, today announced the settlement of the class action lawsuit brought by the City of Perry, Iowa, in which Perry alleged damages from flushable wipes manufactured by a number of flushable wipes producers. In dropping its lawsuit, Perry admitted that since the inception of its lawsuit, filed in 2015, it had not experienced any clogs or increased maintenance costs attributable to flushable wipes. more

26. July 2017 | Nonwovens & Technical Textiles

Innovative technology offers optimum noise protection

Stirnwandisolation In the first half of 2017, Autoneum continued its growth course despite a weak market environment. Net sales in local currencies increased by 4.0 % in line with guidance. more

24. July 2017 | Nonwovens & Technical Textiles

Ampack exclusively distributes the coloured Ampatop F Color façade membrane

Fassadenbahn Ampatop Ampack AG based in Rorschach, Switzerland, is now exclusively responsible for the international distribution of the coloured Ampatop F Color façade membrane. The diffusion-free, permanently UV-stable premium product was developed by CaPlast Kunststoffverarbeitung GmbH in Nordkirchen.

07. July 2017 | Technology & Machinery

Automotive Acoustics Conference 2017: World premiere of Tune-It

With Tune-It, Autoneum is launching its latest innovation for carpet systems that set themselves apart through custom-tailored acoustic performance, light weight and an excellent environmental footprint. This globally leading conference in the field of automotive acoustics has been under the scientific leadership of Autoneum for 50 years. more

07. July 2017 | News, Views & Markets

BOPP Producer Tatrafan Selects Greycon to Improve Production Efficiency

Greycon were appointed by Tatrafan to implement a trim optimisation solution after a careful evaluation of the current slit optimisation system at Tatrafan’s plant in Svit, Slovakia. Tatrafan is a BOPP (Bi-Oriented Polypropylene) packaging film producer part of the Terichem Group and produce 17,000 tonnes of packaging film per annum. more

06. July 2017 | News, Views & Markets

AMAC: Strategic Partnership with MaruHachi

The established, family-owned MaruHachi Group has a strong history in automotive and medical textiles and has been active in the innovative composites market for more than 10 years. The aim of the cooperation between MaruHachi and AMAC is the strategic development of new business opportunities in Europe. more

03. July 2017 | News, Views & Markets

Porometric: best filter product of the year

GKD Gebr. Kufferath AG therefore drew a great deal of attention and gained excellent feedback at this year's AFS Spring Conference in Louisville, Kentucky. The highlight of the event was the presentation of the AFS Award 2016 for the world's most significant product innovation in the field of filtration. more

22. June 2017 | Nonwovens & Technical Textiles

Schmitz-Werke taps into automotive textile market

Schmitz-Werke taps into automotive textile market The company based in Emsdetten, North Rhine-Westphalia, is regarded as a leader in terms of innovation in the textile industry. more

07. June 2017 | News, Views & Markets

New Multiknit line began operation in January

Tenowo, Inc., a Hoftex Group AG business and manufacturer of engineered nonwovens, celebrated the grand opening of its expanded plant in the Indian Creek Industrial Park in Lincolnton, NC in late March. The expansion involved the addition of a new 70,000 square foot building and the installation of a new production line. more

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