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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

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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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From a development project to an established product segment

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 05/2018 04.05.2018

By combining the processes of wetlaid and spunlace (WLS = Wetlaid Spunlace), it became possible to use short-cut fibers with specifically tailored fi ber cross sections - a breakthrough for flushable wipes (MTT= Moist Toilet Tissues), that behave like conventional toilet paper in the sewage systems ...

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Flushability counts - even for Geneva

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 03/2017 24.03.2017

Viscose speciality fi ber manufacturer Kelheim presents a mixture of new and wellestablished products subject to ongoing development in Geneva. Flushability - or toiletreadiness - remains one of the most important topics for wet wipes. According to the company, their fl at short cut fi ber, Viloft, ...

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Proper disposal of used wipes

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 08/2016 29.08.2016

With 229 individual packages checked across eleven countries, more than 90 % of the wipes that can be commonly found in your local supermarket, local store or pharmacy, and which should have the standard symbol to show how to dispose of the wipe, are compliant with the code. Of the 73 products where ...

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In the world of wipes

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 06/2016 13.06.2016

Wipes is an ever-growing category impacting the daily lives of consumers, health-care staff and industrial workers and many others. Consumers have come to enjoy the convenience of single-use disposable wipes and, for example, acquired habits by using practical baby wipes for many other applications. ...

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