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Dispersible Decisions

Some 1,335,000 tons of nonwoven fabric will be consumed by the wipes manufacturers in 2016.

The market for disposable wipes based on nonwoven fabrics is currently very healthy and not least, that for flushable products that has gained momentum over the past decade.

It has been estimated that about 1,335,000 tons of nonwoven fabric will be consumed by the wipes manufacturers in 2016. Of this figure, 580,000 tons will be produced in Asia, 414,000 tons in NAFTA and 341,000 tons in Europe. CAGR is an overall 8%, but 14% in Asia.
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ITMA Asia – An Essential Platform

China Hi-Tech Group Corporation (CHTC) will once again have a major presence at the Shanghai show.

Around 100,000 visitors from around the world are expected to visit the ITMA Asia + CITME 2016 textile machinery show, which takes place from October 21-25 at the new National Exhibition and Convention Centre (NECC) in Shanghai, China.

“The combined show is now well-entrenched in the textile machinery exhibition calendar,” said Maria Avery, secretary general of the event organizer Cematex. “It draws all the leading textile and garment manufacturers and is an essential showcase for the Asian market, offering plenty of business and networking opportunities.”…Continue Reading »

Efficient, Flexible and Economical – Meltblown Technology for Filtration Applications

Oerlikon Neumag's meltblown pilot plant

Almost 500,000 tons of nonwovens are currently used annually in the production of filters, which corresponds to approximately 10% of current worldwide industrial nonwovens manufactured. Here, the filter market is split into two areas: air and liquid filtration. While in excess of 170,000 tons of nonwovens were manufactured for gas/air filters in 2015, the volume for liquid filters was almost double at around 295,000 tons.…Continue Reading »

Outlook + Latin America 2017

The world’s premiere nonwoven personal care, hygiene and medical products conference

INDEX 17

INDEX™17, the World’s Leading Nonwovens Exhibition! Bringing together key players from every dimension of the innovative world of nonwovens, INDEX is the largest global meeting place for the nonwovens market, its suppliers and customers. The next edition of this event …Continue Reading »

Techtextil Frankfurt

Techtextil is the leading international trade fair for technical textilesand nonwovens showing the full range of potential uses of modern textile technologies. Making new contacts, connecting technologies and opening up tomorrow’s markets – under the motto ‘Connecting the Future’, Techtextil …Continue Reading »

World of Wipes International Concerence

ABOUT WOW 2017 PRESENTATIONS INDA is proud to announce a Call for Presentations for the 2017 World of Wipes® conference. World of Wipes (WOW) is organized and presented to the nonwoven fabrics industry by INDA, Association of the Nonwoven Fabrics Industry. Presentations …Continue Reading »

RISE 2017 Conference

RISE® 2017 Connects Emerging Technologies with Real Applications INDA Technology Conference Comes to Raleigh Next September The Research, Innovation & Science for Engineered Fabrics Conference, RISE® 2017, will be held Sept. 12-14, at the Sheraton Raleigh Hotel in North Carolina, …Continue Reading »