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US’ PCMC redesigns wet wipes folding machines to increase alcohol

21st Apr 2021

Paper Converting Machine Company (PCMC), a division of Barry-Wehmiller and a global supplier of high-performance converting machinery for the tissue, nonwovens, package-printing and bag-converting industries, has redesigned its wet wipes folding machines the Rx200 and Mako Clipper to operate with high-content alcohol, measuring as much as 70 per cent.

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Austria’s Andritz to supply 4 needlepunch lines to Chinese company

7th Apr 2021

International technology Group Andritz will install four new needlepunch lines for nonwoven production at Chongqing Double Elephant Microfiber Material Co, China. These lines, to start functioning in the fourth quarter of 2021, are designed to process islands-in-the-sea fibres meant mainly for production of high-quality synthetic leather products.

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Andritz operationalises tissue production lines for Chinese company

24th Mar 2021

International technology Group Andritz has operationalised two PrimeLineST tissue production lines supplied to Suzhou Taison Paper Co. The machines process pre-dried bleached bamboo pulp, NBKP and LBKP market pulp to make high-quality facial tissue, toilet paper, paper towels, handkerchiefs, and napkins. These enable highly efficient drying, saving...

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US company Bondex increasing capacity for needlepunch nonwovens

23rd Mar 2021

Bondex is increasing manufacturing capacity for needlepunch nonwovens by adding a new line at its headquarters in Trenton, SC. The new line will be supplied by the DiloGroup in Germany and designed to meet the growing demands of the filtration, PPE and other industrial markets. It is expected to be fully commercial in the fourth quarter of 2021.

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Andritz operationalises tissue production line for Berli Jucker Cellox

10th Mar 2021

Aided by its digitalisation platform, International technology Group Andritz has successfully operationalised the tissue production line, supplied to Berli Jucker Cellox for its mill in Prachinburi, Thailand. The line is associated with high drying capacity and achieves remarkable cost savings and operational flexibility as well as improved product...

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Veelo’s heating blankets keep blades out of oven

4th Mar 2021

Veelo Technologies has developed heating blanket solutions which are helping composite rotor blade manufacturers and repair facilities keep blades out of the oven (OoO). Veelo’s patented heating blankets can be tailored for use in debulking and bonding applications and used in-situ, eliminating the need to transport long and bulky rotor blades to an...

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Autefa Solutions' automated production line for masks

3rd Mar 2021

Autefa Solutions, manufacturer of nonwoven machines and automation solutions, has come up with a fully automated production line for protective/ face masks. The HiPerMask produces masks in accordance with the EU FFP2 and FFP3 standards as well as the US N95 and N98 standards. The first machines have already been put into operation in Germany and...

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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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