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Flushable Wipes: A Perfect Technological Contradiction

By Adrian Wilson, International Correspondent

Flushable nonwoven wipes have become the unlikely subject of a legal debate on consumer rights and corporate responsibility.

In December, a Washington DC federal judge temporarily barred the District from enforcing part of its recently passed law requiring cautionary labels on Kimberly-Clark’s flushable products, saying the city’s approach probably violates the First Amendment.…Continue Reading »

Private Label Convertor Invests in Sustainable Technology

EcoWipes, a manufacturer and converter of private label products for the wetlaid hydroentangled nonwoven segment, has ordered its third nonwovens production line. Located north of Warsaw, Poland, the firm was established in 2009 and has a strong focus on innovation and sustainability, and constantly monitors local and global market trends.

In view of the rising consumer interest in biodegradable materials, EcoWipes opted for Trützschler Nonwovens and Voith to supply the new production line.…Continue Reading »

Fine-Denier Polyester Nonwovens for Filtration

JX Nippon ANCI, headquartered in Kennesaw, Georgia, USA, with manufacturing in Roanoke, Alabama, and Dalton, Georgia, has launched the Milife range of fine-denier polyester nonwovens for filtration applications. Milife uses a proprietary technology that results in continuous fibers like spunbond, but with a process that results in unique appearance and properties.…Continue Reading »

Techtextil Russia 2018

International Trade Fair for Technical Textiles, Nonwovens and Protective Clothing

Techtextil North America 2018

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 »

International Nonwovens Symposium 2018

The International Nonwovens Symposium offers thought-provoking presentations, a tabletop exhibition and many networking opportunities. Attending the International Nonwovens Symposium gives you the insights, information and contacts you need to advance your company’s interests. Hear about the latest trends and innovations in …Continue Reading »

Cinte Techtextil CHINA 2018

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 »

Dornbirn Global Fiber Congress

DORNBIRN-GFC INNOVATIONS PLATFORM The Europe-centered innovation platform for the fiber industry and the downstream manufacturing stages is to serve as a generator of ideas and the basis for networking. This is borne out by the growing number of both participants …Continue Reading »