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US' Glatfelter to begin taking over Georgia-Pacific’s nonwoven section

6th Apr 2021

Antitrust regulatory process towards Glatfelter Corporation, leading global supplier of engineered materials, taking over Georgia-Pacific’s US nonwovens business has concluded. This means Glatfelter may now proceed with the acquisition for $175 million. The transaction is expected to close by May 31, 2021 after all customary closing conditions have...

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German company Sandler grows, uses experience to produce nonwovens

5th Apr 2021

Despite the pandemic, Sandler continued growth in 2020, adding additional capacity for producing nonwovens for face masks and respirators. The nonwovens manufacturer saw an increase in sales from 322 to 328 million euros, and used decades of experience in filtration to produce nonwovens for face masks, utilising as much capacity as possible.

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European nonwovens production grows by 7.2 per cent in 2020: Edana

31st Mar 2021

Nonwovens association, Edana, has unveiled the results of its annual survey of European nonwovens production. According to figures collected and compiled by the Edana secretariat, production of nonwovens in Greater Europe grew by 7.2 per cent in 2020 to reach 3,075,615 tonnes (and 85.9 billion square metres), with an estimated turnover of €9,555...

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ANEX, SINCE to be held in July in Shanghai

23rd Mar 2021

Asia Nonwovens Exhibition (ANEX), one of the three major nonwovens exhibitions in the world, and Shanghai International Nonwovens Exhibition (SINCE), an important nonwovens exhibition in Asia, are being organised from July 22 to 24 in Shanghai. ANEX and SINCE cover the entire chain from raw materials, production machinery and accessories, to converted...

US nonwovens fabrics association INDA to host WOW conference 2021

18th Mar 2021

INDA is set to host its 15th annual World of Wipes (WOW) international conference as a live event, from July 12-15, 2021, at the Atlanta Marriott Marquis, Georgia. Making and renewing connections in-person will be a key theme at the event. INDA serves hundreds of member companies in the nonwovens/engineered fabrics industry doing business globally.

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French company Bostik unveils new adhesive tech for feminine market

18th Mar 2021

Bostik, a leader in pad attachment adhesives, has unveiled a new adhesive technology for the feminine hygiene market. StayX delivers best-in-class stay-in-place performance, which has been as verified by Staybility, a patent-pending test introduced by the company. The pads with StayX adhesive technology stay in place during typical movements of life.

Opportunities in technical textiles and nonwovens sector
Opportunities in technical textiles and nonwovens sector

10th Mar 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the importance of technical textiles and nonwovens sector. To discuss opportunities in this sunrise sector as well as the importance of this sector seen during the pandemic, Fibre2Fashion, the parent company of Technicaltextile.net, is organising a webinar on Wednesday, March 24, 2021 at 4.00 p.m. India time.

Nonwovens association INDA adds new members to BoD

3rd Mar 2021

INDA, the association of the nonwoven fabrics industry, has announced the membership election of seven industry leaders to serve on its board of directors, for a three-year term. These accomplished professionals represent a cross-section of INDA membership and bring a high level of expertise and insight to the management of the association.

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Technical Absorbents unveils online shop

2nd Mar 2021

Technical Absorbents has unveiled the next generation of its online sample shop. Designed to flow seamlessly from the company’s main website, the online shop helps visitors search for samples by product type and market sector. The company first introduced an ecommerce facility in 2015 to give prospective customers a clear overview of its product...

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