12th Oct 2018
With technology driving customization, and growing multitude of features and options, Suominen has come up with customised solutions for hygiene products. For example, its award-winning Fibrella Lite portfolio offers nonwovens that support elastic constructions needed for superior user comfort through softness, high extensibility and excellent recovery.
9th Oct 2018
Glatfelter, global supplier of specialty papers and engineered materials, has completed the take over of Georgia-Pacific’s European nonwovens business for $185 million, subject to customary purchase price adjustments. The transaction includes Georgia-Pacific’s operations located in Steinfurt, Germany, along with sales offices located in France and...
2nd Oct 2018
Avgol, leader in manufacture of high-performance nonwoven fabric solutions, is partnering with the Biotechnology Centre of Excellence at Alamance Community College (ACC), North Carolina, USA, to run efficacy trials on its pioneering antimicrobial solution, beneFIT Control. The solution has been developed to prevent contamination, discomfort and odour.
2nd Oct 2018
The Danish nonwovens manufacturer Fibertex Nonwovens is increasing its production capacity in Brazil by 20 per cent in view of growing demand for special-purpose products for the automotive and other industries. In February 2018, Fibertex Nonwovens, owned by Danish industrial conglomerate Schouw & Co, had taken over Brazilian nonwovens manufacturer...
27th Sep 2018
Avgol Nonwovens, Bostik and Calla Lily Personal Care are competing for INDA’s Hygienix Innovation Award 2018 for technologies and innovations related to nonwovens, seen as game changers for consumer hygiene and personal care products. The finalists have been selected by INDA’s Technical Advisory Board. The award will be presented on November 8.
25th Sep 2018
Presentations on bio-innovation in nonwovens, market dynamics and trends, E-textiles and standards, medical nonwoven developments, web formation and technologies, material science developments and microfibres in the marine environment marked INDA’s eighth Research, Innovation and Science for Engineered Fabrics (RISE) Conference in Raleigh, North...
24th Sep 2018
Leading nonwoven firms are set to be a part of the 2018 Nonwovens for High Performance Applications (NHPA) conference. The fourth edition of the forum designed to inform delegates about technical developments and opportunities offered from technical nonwovens for high-performance applications, will be held on October 10 and 11, 2018, in Cannes, France.
19th Sep 2018
Edana and INDA, the association of the nonwoven fabrics industry, will host the third edition of Outlook Plus Latin America (OPLA) forum in Brazil from May 7-9, 2019. It will examine the economic outlook, market statistics, and latest products and trends for the hygiene, personal care, and medical markets. Edana & INDA are global nonwovens associations.
17th Sep 2018
INDA is to launch a search in the nation’s top college campuses to promote in-demand STEM jobs in the burgeoning nonwovens/engineered materials industry as part of its Academic Outreach Initiative. The programme was launched in 2017 with creation of a new position of assistant director of Career Services. After its success, INDA is building on the...