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31. October 2018 | Fibers & Filaments

Lenzing: new type of Lyocell fiber for flushable wet wipes

"Flushability" is not only an explosive topic in the media, among regulators and the value chain of the nonwovens industry, but also increasingly a social problem that has a global impact on public wastewater infrastructures. For this reason, Lenzing developed a new type of ... more

09. May 2018 | Nonwovens & Technical Textiles

Wipes Industry associations support $700,000 fine of Pental

The recent news that the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) fined Pental $700,000 for falsely claiming its White King wipes were flushable was welcomed by INDA and EDANA, the leading North American-based and European-based trade associations for the nonwovens ... more

19. April 2018 | Events & Dates

Kelheim Fibres with a new viscose fibre for disinfectant wipes at ANEX

At this year’s ANEX (June 6-8, 2018 in Tokyo, Japan) the Bavarian fiber experts from Kelheim Fibres will present one of their latest developments for the first time to a broad range of expert visitors: The speciality fiber Danufil QR is tailor-made for use in disinfectant ... more

25. July 2017 | Fibers & Filaments

Kelheim Fibres scores high points with flushable moist toilet tissue

Kelheim Fibres was pleased to claim the Recognition Award in the Responsible-Care-Competition 2017 of the Bavarian branch of VCI (Association of the Chemical Industry e.V.) for its integrated product policy. The topic of the competition was „The Closed Circle Economy&ldquo ... more

14. July 2017 | Events & Dates

World of Wipes International Conference 2018 calls for presentations

INDA, the Association of the Nonwoven Fabrics Industry is seeking presentations for the 12th annual World of Wipes (WOW) International Conference, to be held June 5-8, 2018, at the Sheraton Grand Hotel, Chicago, Illinois USA.  WOW is the premier international wipes event ... more

30. June 2017 | Events & Dates

INDA’s World of Wipes 2017 Conference Keeps Industry Informed and Connected

"This year's WOW conference offered one of the best combinations of networking opportunities, conference content, quality of attendees, and meeting venues of all  WOW events,” said Nick Santoleri, VP of Operations, Rockline Industries. WOW 2017, held at the Gaylord ... more

25. February 2017 | News, Views & Markets

WOW 2017 program announced

The full program for INDA’s World of Wipes (WOW) International Conference 2017 conference is now available and registration is open at Highlights include: •    Leading Keynote: “Marketing Across Generations” by ... more

05. September 2016 | Fibers & Filaments

Tailor-made viscose fibres with benefits for hygiene and the environment

These aspects are the key elements of two presentations at this year’s Dornbirn Man-made Fibers Congress (20 to 22.09) that will highlight the latest activities of renowned viscose speciality fibre manufacturer Kelheim Fibres. The presentations, however, will show ... more

20. June 2016 | News, Views & Markets

Symbol to help consumers dispose their wipes in the right place

EDANA released the results of a review of wipes packaging in Europe, showing adoption of the industry’s own voluntary Flushability Guidelines for testing, and its labelling Code of Practice for wipes packaging. The labelling Code of Practice gives a clear decision path for ... more

17. June 2016 | Events & Dates

INDA’s World of Wipes 2016 Conference delivers strong WOW factor

The Association of the Nonwoven Fabrics Industry, recently wrapped up its 10th annual World of Wipes (WOW) International Conference June 7-10 with attendees and board members giving the program content, speaker presentations, and networking high praise. This year’s ... more

13. May 2016 | News, Views & Markets

Overall impression positive

Matthew North, Commercial Director at Kelheim Fibres, explained that his company focused on the Viloft fibre, which is intended for use in flushable wipes, as part of IDEA16. However, the classic Galaxy, the world’s leading fibre for the tampon industry, was also an ... more

15. March 2016 | Fibers & Filaments

Viloft short cut fibers selected as Finalist of IDEA16 Achievement Awards

Kelheim Fibres, the world’s leading manufacturer of viscose speciality fibers and long-time partner of the hygiene industry, has been successfully producing viscose fibers for flushable wipes for many years.“Our fibers, in particular our Viloft short cut fibers, ... more

11. February 2016 | Events & Dates

WOW 2016 Program announced & website launched

Online registration and full program details for INDA’s 10th edition of the World of Wipes (WOW) International Conference 2016 is now available at the newly launched event website With the keynote address from Walmart, the event is focused on the ... more

01. October 2015 | Fibers & Filaments

Flushable Wipes and Melange Yarns

Viscose short cut fibres from Kelheim Fibres have proven to be the perfect raw material for the manufacture of wet wipes which meet the new flushability guidelines issued by INDA / EDANA (GD III) and can be conveniently flushed down the toilet - without clogging the toilet or ... more

22. June 2015 | Events & Dates

To flush or not to flush?

World of Wipes (WOW) International Conference, June 16 – 19, highlighted different perspectives, solutions and approaches for fixing clogged sewers in cities around the world and educating consumers. A special session brought together four experts from diverse professional ... more

29. January 2015 | Fibers & Filaments

Suominen introduces Hydraspun Dispersible Plus

Suominen announced the launch of Hydraspun Dispersible Plus, a new range of flushable substrates for the global wipes market. In pursuit of excellence, the company continues to upgrade its flushable range of products.  The new Hydraspun Dispersible Plus substrates break up ... more

30. October 2014 | Fibers & Filaments

Expansion of production line 1

Kelheim Fibres, Bavarian manufacturer of viscose speciality fibres, steadily continues to implement their innovation strategy. This is further confirmed by the expansion of production line 1 for the production of wet tow and wet short cut fibres in addition to the current ... more

28. August 2014 | Fibers & Filaments

Call for Papers: The World of Wipes International Conference

INDA, the Association of the Nonwoven Fabrics Industry has issued a call for papers for the ninth annual World of Wipes (WOW) International Conference to be held June 16-19, 2015, at the InterContinental Buckhead Atlanta Hotel, Atlanta, Georgia USA. WOW2015 is the only conference ... more

10. April 2014 | Fibers & Filaments

Albaad Corp. invests in the flushable nonwovens technology

Albaad, a producer of nonwovens and nonwoven products, independently developed an innovative confidential technology of flushable fabrics (by EDANA/INDA definitions for flushability) with proofed advantages versus the existing technologies - product wise and operational wise. ... more

26. March 2014 | Fibers & Filaments

Viscose short cut fibres for conveniently disposable wet wipes

Viscose short cut fibres from Kelheim Fibres have proven to be the perfect raw material for the manufacture of wet wipes which meet the new flushability guidelines issued by Inda/Edana and can be conveniently flushed down the toilet - without clogging the toilet or downstream ... more

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