Entries by nonwoven

AMSilk Presented In The World’s First High-Performance Sports Shoe

Biosteel fibers from AMSilk receive certification for product safety and confirmation of biological degradability. AMSilk GmbH has reached a further important milestone in its business segment Industrial Applications & Textiles: The high standards of the production and product development process at AMSilk as well as the biological degradability of the AMSilk Biosteel® fibers were confirmed […]

Multitexx Spunbonds: High-Strength and Featherweights

Nonwovens are real allrounders. Thanks to their extreme versatility and adaptability, they are being deployed in more and more applications in the hygiene, medical, construction, industrial and environmental sectors. And thanks to their costefficiency, they are also increasingly replacing conventional materials. There is a constantly growing demand for lightweight, high-strength spunbond nonwovens a demand to […]

Oerlikon Neumag Presents Innovative Electro-Charging Unit For Meltblown Systems

Oerlikon Neumag launched its newly-developed concept for electrostatically charging meltblown nonwovens at the Index 2017 in Geneva. The new inline charging unit differs from other concepts currently available on the market as a result of its high level of flexibility when charging the most diverse nonwoven products, particularly in the case of nonwovens with lower […]

EDANA Announces Winners of the INDEXTM17 Award

The Awards showcasing excellence in the nonwovens and related industries. Congratulations to Berry Plastics, GDM, Glatfelter, Hassan Group, Magic & Suominen INDEXTM17, the largest global meeting place for the nonwovens supply chain and their customers, launched with an awards ceremony showcasing excellence in the nonwovens and related industries. EDANA’s INDEXTM17 Awards are the highest accolade […]

Oerlikon Neumag and Teknoweb Materials Joining Forces in The Future

Oerlikon Enters İnto A Strategic Partnership in The High-Growth Market For Disposable Nonwovens. The Manmade Fibers segment of the Swiss Oerlikon Group is entering into a strategic partnership with the Italian company Teknoweb Materials s.r.l. aimed at extending the nonwovens production systems portfolio to include the high-growth market for disposable nonwovens. Oerlikon announced that the […]

Alpine Jacket Made Of Dyneema® Composite Fabric Achieves Wow Factor

Acclaimed technical apparel designer Conroy Nachtigall was commissioned by The Dyneema® Project to develop an alpine jacket of tomorrow with Dyneema® Composite Fabric. The short documentary ‘Sending It’ covers the “Wow!” response when the jacket – the strongest and lightest ever made – is tried by some of the big names living in Canadian extreme […]

EDANA Statistics Highlight The Industry’s Resilience

European nonwovens production grows 2.5% -continues to outpace GDP. EDANA, the leading global association serving the nonwovens and related industries disclosed its preliminary 2016 annual statistics, on the opening day of INDEXTM17, the largest global meeting place for the nonwovens supply chain and their customers. Providing a comprehensive snapshot of the nonwovens industry across Greater […]

Drylock Technologies Acquires The Business of Presto Absorbent Products Inc.

Drylock Technologies NV (“Drylock”) announces the acquisition of 100% of the business of Presto Absorbent Products Incorporated (“PAPI”) in the United States. All of the employees have been hired by Drylock’s whollyowned US-based subsidiary Drylock Technologies Ltd (“Drylock US”), the transaction was successfully executed. Drylock, a Belgian family owned manufacturer of personal absorbent hygiene products, […]

A New Technology From Trützschler Switzerland AG And EREMA For Production Of BCF Yarn From Recycled PET (R-PET)

All of us use plastic bottles almost every day. Especially life without bottled water is not conceivable in developing and developed countries. Whereas glass was the main material for bottles in the last century, producers and consumers more and more favoured PET – polyethylen- terephthalate – since the late 1980s. These “polyester” bottles come with […]

HyperTex From DiloGroup

DiloGroup – “HyperTex” Installation for the Production of Reinforced Multi-layer Needlefelts. Numerous fields of application such as filter media, geotextiles, roofing mate- rial, floor coverings, other technical textiles and composites require needled nonwovens with high lowload resistance. This is generally achieved by using reinforcing meshs / grids. The DILO HyperTex installation with the “Turbotex” scrim […]