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Recipes for success - What makes companies strong

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 03/2014 25.03.2014

The long-established companies of the FFF Group recognized early on the significance of technical textiles and specialized as system suppliers for technical nonwoven solutions. The group offers system solutions from production to treatment to finishing using their individual resources - everything ...

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Robert van de Kerkhof

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 03/2014 25.03.2014

The Supervisory Board meeting of Lenzing AG held on January 31, 2014 appointed Mr. Robert van de Kerkhof (49), MBA, to serve as a member of the Management Board for a period of three years as of May 1,2014.

In his capacity as Chief Commercial Officer, Robert van de Kerkhof, a native of the ...

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No chance for hidden defects in nonwoven webs

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 03/2014 25.03.2014

The system using color recognition is a true innovation and explores new opportunities in the field of quality assurance: Foreign fibers in nonwoven webs that in the past could not be reliably identified are now safely detected even at high web speeds. Combined with a dependable defect ...

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Sales record once again

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 03/2014 25.03.2014

In 2013, the company generated a sales volume of 274 million euros, manufacturing approximately 100,000 tonnes of nonwovens. This sales figure corresponds to a 10 percent year-on-year increase - a result better than expected, even by the company management. The team also grew in 2013: a staff of 600 ...

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Turnkey solutions

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 03/2014 25.03.2014

The technologies of Asselin-Thibeau, Küsters, and Perfojet complement each other ideally in process solutions for a great variety of applications. All processes are aimed at the efficient use of resources - whether these concern electricity, gas, water, chemicals, air management, carbon footprint or ...

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Fascination of nonwovens

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 03/2014 25.03.2014

Building materials that render our home warm, quiet and cosy; acoustically efficient automotive absorbers that dampen driving noise and ensure a pleasant trip; hygiene products that help us feel secure and comfortable in any situation; wipes that help quickly remove little mishaps and using which ...

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Saving costs through recycling

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 03/2014 25.03.2014

The recovery of this material as a secondary resource helps to cut down production costs by reducing waste and raw material expenses.

Nonwovens are made from various polymers and polymer mixtures with different viscosities; the type and degree of contamination and required filtration fineness also ...

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From wound care to sun protection

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 03/2014 25.03.2014

In the past knitted fabrics were mainly used to dress wounds; however today it is hard to imagine wound care without nonwovens. With its long-standing know-how, Freudenberg has been instrumental in bringing about the transition to using functional nonwovens as the base material for wound care.

The ...

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Packaging systems - The next generation

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 03/2014 25.03.2014

Fields of application range from the virtual display of moving machine functions to interactive operating instructions and spare parts catalogues, as well as condition monitoring. Engineering in the project planning phase already benefits from virtual commissioning.

The OMCS Condition Monitoring ...

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Timeless elegance

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 02/2014 18.02.2014

Originally developed in 1970 for fashion industry as an alternative to fabrics and leather, Alcantara defines a new category of its own, with many attempts of imitation. It has often been imitated, but never equaled.

Due to its versatility, the material has long conquered new fields of use, ...

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New member of Managing Board

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 02/2014 18.02.2014

As of January 1, 2014, Dr. Manfred Bracher is serving on the Managing Board of the RKW Group, Frankenthal. As COO, he is responsible for controlling and organization of all operational and technical processes.

In addition to his new role, he will continue to be responsible for the business unit ...

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Nonwovens in the Land of the Rising Sun

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 02/2014 18.02.2014

Global nonwoven production is currently expected to grow by about 5.3 % per year, with an absolute volume of some 9 million tons in 2017. However, there are significant differences between the various regions. Countries with highly developed production and qualified workers, such as the US, Japan ...

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Automatic needle exchanger

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 12/2013 11.12.2013

The Automatic Needle Exchanger 2.0 is a service machine for needle looms. It enables a fully automatic exchange of all needles on a needle board of a needle loom. Based on a prototype with a handling robot, which Autefa Solutions has already presented at Techtextil 2013, the complexity and ...

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Changing demands

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 12/2013 11.12.2013

"The more than 400 attendees at the conference heard from a number of speakers that today's consumers are not only more demanding in terms of the product features and availability, but also expect the manufacturer to act in the best interest of the broader society, and for the benefit of our long ...

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New applications require new testing methods

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 12/2013 11.12.2013

In the early days, nonwoven products were still evaluated for their main construction and strength properties using the common testing methods for woven fabrics. The industry soon realized, however, that products constructed from mechanically or chemically bonded fibers or filaments needed testing ...

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Efficient documentation per plant map

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 12/2013 11.12.2013

With a plant map developed specially for heat supply in nonwoven and plastics production plants, the Bielefeld process heat specialist heat 11 goes in completely new directions when creating its operating and maintenance manuals. The triumphal procession of technical textiles and nonwoven is ...

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New possibilities for energy savings in thermobonding and drying processes

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 12/2013 11.12.2013

Depending on the chosen energy carrier, the location and the market price, nearly 90 % of all operated thermobonding and drying lines can be optimized in terms of energy efficiency. Operators would profit by lowering their energy costs, the climate by a reduction of the CO2 emissions. There are ...

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Trends in Hof

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 12/2013 11.12.2013

Once again, the Hof Nonwoven Days were an interesting, multifaceted and perfectly organized event, bringing together research and education institutions, industry institutes, fiber producers, machine manufacturers and nonwoven producers from many countries. With more than 400 participants, 72 ...

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Innovation knows no bounds

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 12/2013 11.12.2013

This expert meeting was the first joint innovation event in the field of technical textiles of Bavaria, Austria, Switzerland and Baden-Württemberg - following the motto of "innovation knows no bounds". The focus was on developments and trends in textiles with functions such as electric conductivity, ...

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For stronger growth

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 12/2013 11.12.2013

After challenging years, due to the worldwide economic crisis as well as the sales crisis in the European Automotive market, the Car Trim Group now aims for stronger growth. The shareholders chose to increase the capital and, therefore, provide the means to finance growth and further investments in ...

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