Movers and Shakers – October 2020: WPT Nonwovens to host job fair to fill 60 available positions at its facility in Beaver Dam, Kentucky

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Attendees look forward to new virtual format, same great content, at Hygienix 2020

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With all-virtual conference program in 2020, RISE continues its quest for the leading edge in material science for engineered fabrics

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SUKANO’s antiviral masterbatch technology can provide protection for PPE items like facemasks

Many viruses have been shown to survive on surfaces, including metal, cardboard and plastic. However, plastic items can be treated to trap and inhibit the replication of viruses. Sukano has developed Antiviral Masterbatches for PET and PA fibers that have a strong antiviral effect on the plastic parts, while also potentially helping to reduce waste …

Oerlikon spunbond line

Oerlikon Nonwoven has long-term experience in process and engineering for spunbond, meltblown and airlaid production lines for hygiene, wipes and medical applications, as well as technical nonwoven solutions. As part of the Oerlikon Manmade Fibers Segment, Oerlikon Nonwoven is a reliable partner and one of the leading solution providers of a wide range of flexible, …


H.B. Fuller announced its newest generation of elastic attachment adhesives, Full-Care 8220. Full-Care 8220 is an all-in-one elastic attachment adhesive for all key adult and baby diaper applications. The elastic adhesive has shown little-to-no creep at low coat weights and strength for tear, tab and insert attachment applications. The Full-Care 8220 is one of the …


Coats has launched Coats Armoren, a range of cut-protect yarns developed by Coats engineered for both protection and comfort in gloves for hand safety. Stretch fibers and core yarn coverage create laser-fine gloves that have tactile dexterity. The helical core construction provides cut resistance, multi-risk and arc flash protection, and high contact heat resistance.  Armoren …

Hygienix 2020

INDA, the Association of the Nonwoven Fabrics Industry, will present the sixth edition of its annual Hygienix conference in an all-virtual format Nov. 17-19, as the association aims to continue to serve constituents involved with hygiene and personal care technology and applications amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The virtual format will offer Hygienix attendees the convenience …