COVID-19 Update: INDA publishes Meltblown Nonwoven Markets: COVID-19 Impact Analysis

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Movers & Shakers – August 2020: STOLL breaks ground on new customer center in Germany

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Student Spotlight: Turning textile waste into thermal and acoustic insulation

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Award to be Presented at Hygienix Oct. 24-27, 2016 in Florida INDA, the Association of the Nonwoven Fabrics Industry, has opened the nomination process for industry professionals to submit hygiene product and technology innovations that use nonwoven fabrics in novel, technically sophisticated, uniquely creative and expansive ways for its first-ever Hygienix Innovation Award™. Formerly the …

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At ANTEC® 2016, Gelest, Inc. will be highlighting its silicon-based BIOSAFE® antimicrobial, which it recently acquired after a two-year period of exclusive licensing. Gelest is now shepherding the product through Food Contact approvals from the U.S. FDA and EPA. BIOSAFE antimicrobial imparts bacteriostatic, fungistatic, and algistatic properties to substrates, including plastics, to prevent deterioration and discoloration …

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Custom Synthetic Fibers, LLC announced May 19, 2016 that a new recycled polyester fiber plant will be operational in mid-summer 2016. The operation, located in Rogersville, Alabama, is owned by a group of individual investors, including the majority owners of Custom Polymers, Inc., a plastics recycler and reprocessor based in Charlotte, NC, and Custom Polymers …

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Oerlikon announced in April that it has signed an agreement to acquire the entire staple fibers technology portfolio of Trützschler Nonwovens & Man-Made Fibers GmbH, Egelsbach, Germany. This company is part of the German Truetzschler Group, which is a specialist in fiber preparation for the yarn spinning and nonwovens industries. The acquisition expands the Manmade …

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By Susanne Beyer and Stephan Faulstich

Even in the case of the last five-year plan by the Chinese government, the focus was on sustainable and innovative technologies. Only systems that promise technological and ecological value-added are approved for import. And the same applies to the provision of loans. With this, the highest-capacity market for manmade fiber manufacturing has set an extremely high standard for spinning technologies.

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