18th Jan 2019
Market intelligence sessions, where industry experts present actionable data, key drivers and insights for business opportunities in critical regions, would be the highlight at the upcoming IDEA 2019, a triennial global event for nonwovens & engineered fabrics. The event, to be organised by INDA, would be held from March 25-28 in Florida, US.
11th Jan 2019
Mölnlycke, a world-leading medical products and solutions company, has acquired M&J Airlaid Products A/S (M&J). M&J, a Danish company, is a manufacturer of specialised and high-quality absorbent airlaid nonwoven materials. The acquisition will support Mölnlycke’s growth ambitions and add critical R&D capabilities to an already strong product pipeline.
10th Jan 2019
The Lenzing Group is expanding its offering of solutions for the cosmetics, hygiene, and medical sectors. Heiko Arnold, chief technology officer of the company, and Jürgen Lehmann, president of Hof University of Applied Sciences in Saale, Germany, have signed a cooperation agreement to utilise a new spun-lacing line for nonwoven applications.
9th Jan 2019
Avgol, a global leader in the manufacture of high-performance nonwoven fabric solutions, will showcase its Forward Innovative Thinking (FIT) family of nonwoven technologies at IDEA 2019. IDEA is a leading event drawing world’s premier professionals in nonwovens and engineered fabrics. It will take place from March 25-28 at Miami Beach Convention...
4th Jan 2019
The global technology group Freudenberg is strengthening its position in China’s rapidly growing market for filtration solutions. The Freudenberg Filtration Technologies Business Group has signed a contract in China to purchase the majority shares of Apollo Air-cleaner, which is a leading supplier of air and water filtration solutions in China.
2nd Jan 2019
Arkansas Department of Labour has honoured Rockline Industries’ Springdale campus for exceptional safety, achieving 10 million safe work hours without a lost time accident (LTA). This puts Rockline Industries – Northwest Arkansas (NWA) in elite group as this has been achieved only six other times since Arkansas began recognising workplace safety in...
28th Dec 2018
Freudenberg Performance Materials, a leading global manufacturer of innovative technical textiles, will be exhibiting at Domotex - the world’s leading trade fair for floor coverings. The company will present high performance backing materials for textile flooring under the headline, ‘Sustainable Backings’ in Hannover, Germany, from January 11 to 14,...
26th Dec 2018
As manufacturers continue to shift their production to other countries, the output of nonwoven fabrics in Japan decreased by 5.5 per cent year-on-year to 27,202 tons in September 2018, according to the revised statistics released by the country’s ministry of economy, trade and industry (METI). Production fell in all types except needle-punched and...
20th Dec 2018
Suominen Corporation, a globally leading supplier of nonwovens for wipes, hygiene products and medical applications, has appointed Petri Helsky as the new president & chief executive officer of the company. Helsky was the CEO of Metsä Tissue Corporation until September 2018, and will assume charge as the president & CEO of Suominen on January 7, 2019.