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Kelheim to show transparent viscose fibre at Dornbirn
Kelheim to show transparent viscose fibre at Dornbirn

3rd Sep 2018

Bavarian speciality fibres manufacturer Kelheim Fibres will present ‘Leonardo’—the transparent viscose specialty fibre at the upcoming Global Fiber Congress at Dornbirn. Dr. Ingo Bernt from the company’s R&D team will present Leonardo at the event to be held from September 12-14, 2018. Kelheim is the world’s leading producer of viscose speciality...

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Kelheim Fibres’ Viloft bags Lighthouse award

20th Jul 2018

The viscose speciality fibre Viloft from the Bavarian viscose fibre manufacturer Kelheim Fibres has been honored with the Lighthouse award for its bio-degradable wet toilet tissue project. The award is presented annually to outstanding projects in the field of environmental technology that have already been implemented and that are commercially viable.

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Kelheim Fibres to show new speciality fibres at ANEX expo

23rd Apr 2018

Kelheim Fibres, a leading producer of viscose speciality fibres and the most important supplier of viscose fibres for the tampon industry, is set to present its latest range of specialty fibres at ANEX 2018 expo. The company will be seen in booth #737, East Hall 1, Tokyo Big Sight, Japan, at the leading nonwovens conference, from June 6 to 8, 2018.

Kelheim Fibres produces 4,000,000th ton of viscose fibres
Kelheim Fibres produces 4,000,000th ton of viscose fibres

12th Apr 2018

Kelheim Fibres produced its 4,000,000th ton of viscose fibres on April 9, 2018. The company, headquartered in Germany, is a leading producer of viscose specialty fibres. Approximately 90,000 tonnes of viscose fibres are produced and tested every year by the company, and their high quality fibres are exported to around 44 countries in five continents.

Kelheim Fibres develop improved viscose fibre
Kelheim Fibres develop improved viscose fibre

25th Dec 2017

Kelheim Fibres has developed viscose fibre speciality Danufil QR, making disinfectant wipes overcome a problem. Use of viscose fibres in antiseptic wipes comes with a problem despite their excellent fluid handling properties. The fibres bind certain disinfectants which interfere with the wipe’s function. The viscose speciality Danufil QR reduces this...

Kelheim hosts contest on new viscose fibre applications
Kelheim hosts contest on new viscose fibre applications

20th Feb 2017

German specialty viscose fibre producer Kelheim Fibres organised a competition titled, ‘100% cellulose fibres – re-thought’ to generate new ideas on applications of viscose fibres. More than 20 different proposals, ranging from very simple, clearly defined application ideas to visionary future products, were submitted by equally varied people.

Kelheim showing specialty viscose fibres at INDEX 2017
Kelheim showing specialty viscose fibres at INDEX 2017

9th Feb 2017

German specialty viscose fibre producer Kelheim Fibres is presenting a mix of new and well established fibre products at the upcoming INDEX 2017, to be held in Switzerland in booth no. 2415. Fibres to be showcased include Viloft, Galaxy and Electra, all of which are used in production of various nonwoven fabrics for applications in wipes, tampons, etc.

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Kelheim exploring use of Olea fibre for emulsion separation

14th Sep 2016

Kelheim Fibres, the largest supplier of viscose fibres for the manufacture of femcare tampons, is exploring new area of applications and suitability of its hydrophobic Olea fibre for emulsion separation. In a series of tests over the next months, Kelheim will analyse how these hydrophobic properties influence the separation of water or oil mixtures.

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Kelheim presenting two fibre applications at Dornbirn MMF

7th Sep 2016

Viscose fibre producer Kelheim Fibres is presenting two applications for its fibres at this year’s Dornbirn Man-made Fibers Congress. One presentation will provide the current status report on use of viscose fibres as a filtration aid in breweries, while another will talk about the use of viscose short cut fibres in hybrid nonwoven technologies.

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Researchers make wound dressing with bacterial alginate

29th Jul 2016

In a joint project called “AlBioTex”, researchers at the Hohenstein Institute, B.R.A.I.N AG, and Kelheim Fibres GmbH have successfully developed wound dressings made from bacterial alginate. The aim of the project was to develop a biotechnological process to produce alginate and then process it into fibre-based products for use in wound dressings.

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