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US’ American Hygienics Corporation celebrates 20th year operations

3rd Jan 2022

Year 2021 marked the 20th anniversary of the founding of American Hygienics Corporation (AHC). AHC is a specialist in contract manufacturing and private label of wet wipes, like baby wipes, disinfectant wipes, antibacterial wipes, healthcare wipes, medical wipes, personal care wipes, industrial wipes, automotive wipes, pet wipes and baby diapers.

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Germany’s Freudenberg increases nonwoven performance materials rates

31st Dec 2021

Germany’s Freudenberg Performance Materials has increased nonwoven performance materials rates for flooring and filtration applications in EMEA. The revision, effective January 1, 2022, is essential due to sustained and unprecedented surge in raw materials cost, packaging, freight, consumables and energy combined with disruptions in inbound supply...

US’ INDA extends due date for IDEA Achievement Awards nominations

21st Dec 2021

INDA, the Association of the Nonwoven Fabrics Industry, and Nonwovens Industry Magazine have extended the due date for nominations for the prestigious IDEA Achievement Awards to February 1, 2022. IDEA is the event for the nonwovens and engineered fabrics conference and will be held at the Miami Beach Convention Centre, Florida, US, from March 28-31,...

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US’ Avient unveils additives for HEPA air filters

17th Dec 2021

US’ Avient has unveiled new additives for high-efficiency particulate air (HEPA) filters that offer consistent filtration performance to meet the requirements of the HEPA H13 standard. HEPA filters remove dust, pollen, mould, and bacteria from the air. HEPA layers use electrets, which create ‘charge traps’ that helps to improve filtration efficiency.

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US’ INDA updates value proposition for growth in nonwovens

15th Dec 2021

INDA has updated its value proposition to grow the nonwovens industry and establish its leadership and versatility in delivering essential, eco-friendly materials and products. Resulting from an extensive strategic review, the new plan positions INDA to move forward from the business challenges of COVID that impacted its ability to hold in-person...

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Italy’s A.Celli Nonwovens appoints Francesco Vergentini as new GM

15th Dec 2021

A.Celli Nonwovens – a leading manufacturer of high-performance master roll winders, slitter rewinders and intralogistics solutions featuring state-of-the-art customised technologies for spunmelt, spunlace, air through bonded and laminated nonwovens roll goods production – has announced the appointment of Francesco Vergentini as new general manager.

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UK’s Nice-Pak to cut plastic from over 60% products

10th Dec 2021

Nice-Pak International, which produces wipes for global brands and retailers, has been working with customers to cut out plastic from more than 60 per cent of its products, up from less than 10 per cent in 2018. The UK-based manufacturer is heading towards a plastic-free future, having removed more than 15,000 tonnes in the last three years.

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Finland’s Spinnova & Suzano to finish factory production by 2022

10th Dec 2021

Woodspin, the joint venture of Finnish sustainable textile material company Spinnova and pulp company Suzano, is proceeding with its factory project in Central Finland according to the original schedule. The production spaces are expected to be ready for technology installations at the end of next summer, and for the factory to be completed by end of...

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New technical textile project in Egypt to attract $800 mn investments

8th Dec 2021

A new project on upgrading supply chains in technical textiles industry has been launched in Egypt by the Egyptian Chamber of Apparel and Home Textile Industries (ECAHT), in collaboration with the International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group. The project is likely to attract investments of about EGP 12.6 billion ($800...

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