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Czech firm PFNonwovens investing in new technology

20th Apr 2021

PFNonwovens, a producer of nonwoven fabrics in Europe, US and Africa, is investing in new technology designed to boost nonwoven product performance at its site in Znojmo, Czech Republic. This technology allows PFN to make proprietary premium, apertured and 3D embossed fabrics to expand and diversify its product portfolio for medical and hygiene markets.

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Danish group Fibertex Nonwovens enhancing production in North America

16th Apr 2021

With demand for advanced nonwovens rising, Danish industrial group Fibertex Nonwovens is enhancing production to meet the growing need for local production of nonwovens in North America. For this, it is investing DKK 300 million and has acquired a plot adjacent to its existing facilities in South Carolina to meet demand from North American global...

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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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US group Berry increasing production of nonwoven materials

1st Apr 2021

Berry Global Group, a leading nonwovens manufacturer, is increasing production of nonwoven materials for products such as hard surface disinfectant wipes in Europe. This is the second investment for 2021 in the wipes segment, being made in view of the shift in the long-term consumer behaviour towards infection prevention, due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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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...

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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.

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