Q&A: The continuously evolving landscape of fibers for filtration

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Student Spotlight: Morphological structure of wool from different breeds

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Process Profile: Hydroentanglement bonding process for nonwovens

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Cary, NC – July 27, 2015 – Industry professionals can find information on attending HYGIENIX 2015 at the newly launched website focused on this premier event for the Absorbent Hygiene and Personal Care Markets. Debuting Oct. 26-29 at the Renaissance Vinoy Resort in St. Petersburg, Fla, the international conference is the result of the merger …


Polymetrix AG, the former Bühler Thermal Processes AG, has been awarded a contract for the delivery of two mega scale EcoSphereTM SSP lines for a bottle grade PET production facility in Jiangsu Province, P.R. China. The plant is scheduled to be commissioned in the second quarter of 2016. The integration of the Polymetrix EcoSphereTM PET …


Following just ten months of construction, the new technology center of the Chemnitz-based machine and systems builder Oerlikon Barmag was opened on July 2, 2015. In the future, the 1,600 square meter new-building on Zwickauer Straße will be the venue for the development and testing primarily of extrusion systems for tapes and monofilaments along with …


Johns Manville (JM), a global materials manufacturer and Berkshire Hathaway company, announced on June 30, 2015 that it will increase its glass microfiber capacity by early 2016 at its plant in Waterville, Ohio. “We have initiated several productivity projects and line modifications that will noticeably increase our microfiber capacity,” said Marketing & Portfolio Management Leader …