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
Featured Titles from September/October 2017
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.