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Ahlstrom-Munksjö consolidates manufacturing platform

21st Jan 2020

Ahlstrom-Munksjö has carried out the initial analysis and designing of its project to strengthen manufacturing platform for high performance filtration and energy storage applications. The company will now start the second phase of the project, which involves significant expansion of its micro glass capacity and increase in industrial filtration...

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Berry starts shipping nonwoven product from Nanhai

20th Jan 2020

Berry Global Group has started shipping nonwoven product from its Reicofil R5 asset in Nanhai, China. With bi-component and high-loft soft capabilities, Berry’s is the third R5 start-up in the world. The company is a global supplier of a broad range of rigid, flexible, and non-woven products used every day within consumer and industrial end markets.

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Valmet & Fabio Perini start internet ecosystem partnership

9th Jan 2020

Valmet and Fabio Perini have entered into an industrial internet ecosystem partnership to strengthen collaboration in the tissue industry. This will allow tissue producers to work efficiently, and to exchange knowledge and resources for the benefit of their customers. Fabio Perini is specialised in the production of machinery, lines, and integrated...

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Simavita gets CE Mark approval for Smartz

16th Dec 2019

Simavita, a developer of smart, wearable and disposable platform technologies for the global diaper industry, has got CE Mark approval for Smartz. This means Smartz, a low- cost sensing technology, meets the required standards and can be sold throughout the European Economic Area. The technology used in diapers provides accurate, real-time data.

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Oerlikon Nonwoven makes successful appearance at SINCE

16th Dec 2019

Oerlikon Nonwoven made a convincing appearance at Shanghai International Nonwoven Exhibition (SINCE) recently, with its tailor-made solutions for hygiene, medical, filtration and extensive product & process know-how. Almost all well-known nonwoven fabric producers visited its stand to find out about advantages of spunbond, meltblown and airlaid...

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Freudenberg sells hygiene nonwoven business to Fitesa

10th Dec 2019

Freudenberg, the global technology group, has sold its South American hygiene nonwoven business to Fitesa, the Brazilian nonwoven specialist. Freudenberg sees the sale of the hygiene business as the best opportunity to successfully develop the nonwoven business. Fitesa is one of the main suppliers of nonwovens to the global hygiene market.

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Avgol's new production line for North American demand

3rd Dec 2019

Avgol, leader in the manufacture of high-performance non-woven fabric solutions for the hygiene market, has commissioned a new production line for its Waveform 3D solution, to meet growing North American demand for value-added technology in hygiene applications. Waveform 3D is a process that impacts three-dimensional qualities to non-woven precursor...

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Freudenberg acquires Filc

27th Nov 2019

Freudenberg, the global technology group has signed a final agreement to acquire 100 per cent of shares of Filc, a producer of needle punch nonwoven textiles and laminated materials with a focus on automotive and construction industry. Filc is headquartered in Škofja Loka, Slovenia and operates two more production sites in Mengeš and Lendava, Slovenia.

Mahlo to present quality measuring system for nonwovens

26th Nov 2019

German mechanical engineering company Mahlo GmbH + Co KG will present the latest developments in the field of quality measurement on running webs at Shanghai International Nonwovens Exhibition (SINCE), Asia's largest trade fair for nonwovens, from December 11-13, 2019. Over 500 exhibitors are expecting trade visitors from all over the world at the fair.

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