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.
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.
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...
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.
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...
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...
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...
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...
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.