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Swiss Textile Machinery members drive filament yarn production

7th Apr 2022

High-performance yarns now offer almost unlimited possibilities for replacing traditional raw materials in a vast range of technical applications. Often tailor-made, these filament yarns go way beyond the conventional idea of ‘textiles’ – finding new uses in sectors such as automotive, aviation, maritime, medical and construction, among many others.

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Italy’s Angelini acquires P&G’s remaining 50% stake in Fameccanica

6th Apr 2022

Angelini Industries, an Italian industrial firm, has signed an agreement with P&G to buy the latter's stake in Fameccanica, which until now was a 50/50 joint venture between the two companies. Angelini Industries will thus go on to own 100 per cent of the international company which specialises in automation and robotics for the consumer goods industry.

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Italian machinery manufacturers to show solutions at Techtextil

17th Mar 2022

As many as 17 Italian machinery manufacturers involved in the production of machines for technical textiles will show their innovative solutions at the upcoming edition of Techtextil North America which will begin from May 17. The Association of Italian Textile Machinery Manufacturers and Italian Trade Agency will set up the Italian pavilion at the...

US’ Elsner launches ERS-180 Canister Stuffer for wipes

9th Mar 2022

US’ Elsner has launched the Elsner Model ERS-180 “One-Eighty” Canister Stuffer to their wipes production converting machinery line-up. Elsner makes world-class fully automatic perforator rewinders for wipes production for decades. Elsner has been part of driving the evolution of the wipes industry since they produced their first perforator in the 1970s.

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Austria's Andritz posts record order intake of €7,879.7 mn in FY21

8th Mar 2022

The order intake at Andritz, an Austria-based international technology group, has reached a record level of €7,879.7 million in fiscal 2021 (FY21), an increase of 29 per cent from €6,108.0 million in fiscal 2020. All the four business areas of the company were able to increase their order intake significantly in 2021 as compared to the previous year.

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Groz-Beckert to show latest solutions for nonwovens at IDEA in Miami

4th Mar 2022

Groz-Beckert will exhibit its Felting and Carding product areas at IDEA from March 28-31, 2022. At booth 1420 in the Miami Beach Convention Centre, experts will show the latest products and solutions for the production of nonwovens. IDEA takes place every three years and is one of the most important trade fairs for nonwovens and technical textiles.

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Austria’s Andritz to supply new batt forming line to Romatex

4th Mar 2022

Austrian technology group Andritz will supply a new batt forming line for stitchbonding to Romatex, a company that specialises in Maliwatt stitchbonding in Africa. The line will be dedicated to the production of Maliwatt products used in a wide range of applications, including home textiles. This will be the third line supplied by Andritz to Romatex.

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Germany’s Dilo to display new machinery at IDEA 2022 expo

1st Mar 2022

Dilo, the leading equipment supplier of complete lines for staple fibre nonwoven fabric production, is set to display latest technical textile machinery, at IDEA 2022, in booth 4603. IDEA is one of the world’s preeminent events involving nonwovens and engineered fabrics. The leading expo will be held from March 28-31, 2022, in Miami, Florida.

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American specialty material firm Neenah invests in meltblown capacity

28th Feb 2022

Neenah Inc, a leading global manufacturer of specialty materials focused on filtration media, specialty coatings, engineered materials, and imaging and packaging with manufacturing facilities in North America, Europe and the United Kingdom, has announced a €25 million investment in new meltblown capacity in its German filtration facility.

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