Beaulieu Fibres International is continuing to strengthen its position as a global supplier of polyolefin fibers. Large investments in fiber production is an important driver ensuring it can meet future challenges and customers’ needs. Since the acquisition of Meraklon four years ago, the product portfolio has been broadened significantly to better serve market needs. Several investments were made to offer trilobal shaped mono polypropylene (Mono PP) fibers and bicomponent (BICO) fiber with a PP core and polyethylene (PE) sheath.…Continue Reading
By Adrian Wilson, International Corespondent
Disposable nonwoven products are indispensable in the fight against infection in hospitals today. They provide critical protection in the sterile gowns and drapes of operating room staff, as well as their instrument packaging, and contributing to more effective and convenient routine cleaning procedures throughout the facilities.
By Mark Smith, Fibre Extrusion Technology
Demand for antimicrobial fibers, textiles and apparel is forecast to continue its strong growth, with consumer demand fueled by growing awareness of the importance of personal hygiene and the health risks posed by certain microorganisms.
Lenzing Group generated new records figures in the first half of the 2017 financial year for both revenue and earnings. The key underlying factors were good capacity utilization, higher selling prices and an attractive product mix, said the Austria-based cellulosic …Continue Reading
Demand for carpets and rugs in India is forecast to grow 5.9% per year to 120 million square meters in 2021, expanding faster than any other major nation worldwide. Growth will be driven by strong gains in construction activity, expanding …Continue Reading
Global chemical producer Indorama Ventures (IVL) has entered into an agreement to acquire DuraFiber Technologies DFT México Operations, a producer of durable technical textiles for industrial, tire reinforcement and specialty applications. DFT’s Querétaro plant in Mexico (co-sited with IVL Mexico) …Continue Reading
The filtration event in Cologne, Germany.
International Trade Fair for Technical Textiles, Nonwovens and Protective Clothing
The fifteenth edition of North America’s only dedicated show for technical textiles and nonwovens will be held May 22-24, 2018 at the Georgia World Congress Center, Atlanta, GA. Techtextil North America assembles all vertical aspects of the technical textile industry: …Continue Reading
World of Wipes International Conference.
Cinte Techtextil China is Asia’s leading biennial trade fair for technical textile and nonwoven products. As the daughter show of Techtextil in Germany, Cinte Techtextil China covers twelve application areas which comprehensively span the full range of potential uses of …Continue Reading
The premiere event for absorbent hygiene & personal care markets.