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Messe Frankfurt to host hybrid edition of Techtextil India

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.

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Glatfelter buys Georgia-Pacific’s US nonwovens business

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...

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Fitesa investing $100 million in Greenville County

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...

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Veocel makes products for sustainable future

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...

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Andritz, Suominen partnership helps make wipes better

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.

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Ontex sustainability efforts recognised by CDP

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.

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Hospeco unveils pre-saturated cleaning wipes

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.

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Glatfelter awarded Fine to Flush certificate for wipes

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...

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Jacob Holm announces spunlace expansion for NC line

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...

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