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Voith, Truetzschler supply PM 5 to Papel Aralar

16th Feb 2021

Voith and the nonwoven fabric expert Truetzschler Nonwovens have supplied a new system for specialty paper production to the Spanish paper factory Papel Aralar. The PM 5 is now successfully functioning to produce adult and baby wet wipes that are totally plastic-free, flushable and biodegradable, a characteristic that conventional wet wipes do not...

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Lotus Teknik buys wetlace CP line from Andritz

15th Feb 2021

Lotus Teknik, Turkey, a leading nonwoven roll good producer, is buying a neXline wetlace CP (carded pulp) line for producing biodegradable, plastic-free wet wipes, from the international technology Group Andritz. The line is scheduled for start-up by the end of 2021. Andritz developed the neXline wetlace CP line in view of demand for sustainable wipes.

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Andritz gets order for spunlace line from Minet

29th Jan 2021

International technology Group Andritz will supply a neXline spunlace eXcelle line to Minet, a nonwovens-producing company based in Ramnicu Valcéa, Romania. The line will be used to process a variety of fibres from 25 to 70 gsm to produce a wide range of hygiene products. The line is expected to start functioning during the second quarter of 2022.

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Shemesh buys new facility in Green Bay, Wisconsin

27th Jan 2021

Shemesh has bought a new facility in Green Bay, Wisconsin. The site will be the flagship venue for Shemesh’s new US subsidiary, Shemesh USA. It will have the subsidiary’s complete spare parts inventory, a 200ppm complete wet wipes packaging demonstration line including rotary liquid filling, conduction sealing, rolls stuffing machines and labelling...

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Dieffenbacher's Fibreforge helping UNIST in research

22nd Jan 2021

Dieffenbacher has installed a new Fibreforge tape laying system at the South Korea Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST). The system, in use since mid-October, is helping UNIST advance its research for companies in the automotive and aerospace industries. It is the first Firbreforge order for Dieffenbacher in South Korea.

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Airborne & Jetcam to make interface for automated kitting

7th Jan 2021

In response to significant demand from the market, automation software company, Jetcam, and Airborne have jointly announced a collaboration on integration between the Airborne’s automated kitting solution and Jetcam’s CrossTrack composite material tracking software. Airborne deals with automated and digital manufacturing of advanced composites.

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Belotti announces opening of new branch in America

29th Dec 2020

Belotti has announced the opening of Belotti America that will be headquartered next to DFW Airport in Irving, Texas. Following the successful launch of Belotti Deutschland and the celebration of its 40th anniversary of designing 3- and 5-axis CNC centres, the new subsidiary intends in supporting and growing its customer base in North America.

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IGCV installs Samba Pro Prepreg at FPC

24th Dec 2020

The Fraunhofer Institute for Casting, Composite and Processing Technology IGCV has installed a Samba Pro Prepreg production system from Cevotec at the Fibre Placement Centre (FPC) in Meitingen, Germany. The system is to be used for the purpose of developing automated CFRP production processes on the basis of the Fibre Patch Placement (FPP) technology.

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Andritz’s machinery at Cascades reduces energy input

17th Dec 2020

International technology Group Andritz has replaced and initiated the PM5 Yankee hood at Cascades Tissue Group’s tissue mill in Eau Claire, Wisconsin. The Andritz PrimeDry Hood has been specially constructed for low energy consumption and long durability. With this upgrade, production output of the PM5 has increased while energy consumption has...

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