15th Jan 2021
Messe Frankfurt India is set to host the first hybrid edition of Techtextil India from September 1-3, 2021, in hall 4, at the Bombay Exhibition Centre, Mumbai. The combination of physical and digital platforms will enable exhibitors to connect with wider audiences, increase their market presence, and expand their business alliances significantly.
12th Jan 2021
Glatfelter Corporation, a leading global supplier of engineered materials, is taking over Georgia-Pacific's US nonwovens business. It has signed a definitive agreement in this connection. Glatfelter is making the purchase for $175 million, subject to customary post-closing purchase price adjustments. This will help Glatfelter expand operations in the...
4th Jan 2021
Fitesa Simpsonville (Fitesa), a leader and innovator in the design and manufacturing of nonwoven fabric solutions, plans to invest $100 million to expand operations in Greenville County. The funds will be used to increase production capabilities and installing a new production line to manufacture 100 per cent meltblown materials for the healthcare...
31st Dec 2020
The Veocel brand attained several milestones in the year, marching towards a sustainable future in the nonwovens industry as consumers seek sustainable products and brands use eco-conscious materials. One of the key achievements has been Lenzing branded lyocell skin fibres for Veocel Beauty which enhance product performance, remaining environmentally...
30th Dec 2020
International technology Group Andritz and Suominen, a global manufacturer of innovative and sustainable nonwovens, have been collaborating for the past few years. The partnership has resulted in Suominen developing new generations of wipes and meeting future demands in terms of sustainability with Andritz helping in maintaining its production lines.
28th Dec 2020
Leading provider of personal hygiene solutions, Ontex, has received B scores from CDP (Carbon Disclosure Project) in 2020 for both its climate and forest protection efforts, improving on the scores achieved in 2019. CDP analyses the sustainability efforts of thousands of companies for institutional investors that manage over $100 trillion in assets.
25th Dec 2020
Hospeco Brands Group, a leading manufacturer of products that protect, clean, and provide care and comfort to millions around the globe, has unveiled new pre-saturated cleaning wipes, which are perfect for fast wipe down of high-frequency touchpoints like doorknobs, light switches, handles, phones, desks, keyboards, faucets, and other hard surfaces.
22nd Dec 2020
Glatfelter Corp, a supplier of engineered materials, has received “Fine to Flush” certificate from Water UK for its improved nonwoven substrate used in dispersible wipes and moist toilet tissues. The product was independently tested by technical experts at the Water Research Center Limited (WRC), an independent centre of excellence for innovation and...
18th Dec 2020
Jacob Holm, an innovator of spunlace nonwoven fabrics, has announced that board of directors have approved a capability expansion of existing line at the Candler, NC, US facility. This comes in addition to the Project Boost capacity investment which is on track as scheduled, with waves of equipment installations currently progressing as planned at all...