Movers & Shakers – August 2021: Glatfelter reports Q2 2021 results; gains driven by increases in Composite Fibers and Airlaid Materials businesses

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Student Spotlight: Effectiveness of centrifugal spinning for fine fiber nonwovens

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Where would we be without technology and connectivity?

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automation in textile fiber space

When we talk about automation and digitalization and we strip back all of the features and functions and buzzwords, we’re essentially talking about technology systems and connectivity. We’re talking about technology that can be programmed, monitored and controlled to perform a process via a connected network of some sort. And while all of this discussion …

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

With the coronavirus (COVID-19) spreading worldwide, International Fiber Journal is tracking stories relevant to the textile fiber industry. Facemasks, personal protective equipment, medical supplies and wipes are among the fiber-intensive technologies particularly relevant to the COVID-19 response effort. And as manufacturers of these technologies and others struggle to meet global demand in the face of the …

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Jeanologia Handman

Jeanologia introduced its new operational model at ITMA Asia, supporting what it describes as a revolution of the manufacturing process for the Chinese textile industry. The model is focused on automation, sustainability, digitalization, demand manufacturing and operational cost reduction. It integrates technological solutions to reach an automated production that reduces operational costs and environmental impact. …

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Lindner Flexible Cutting

The choice of the right cutting system, or rather the interaction of rotor and stator knives and speed, also decisively influence particle quality. Here, it is particularly important to avoid fines in the material flow because they negatively affect downstream processes and can lead to blockages in cleaning components or the fine screens of extruders, …

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ITMA Asia + CITME show floor

The seventh edition of ITMA Asia + CITME is scheduled to be presented live and in person, June 12-16 in Shanghai. The event expects to showcase 1,650 exhibitors for the combined show, with participating companies from 25 countries. Among the major exhibitors allocated space are: CHTC, Danis Makina, Electro-Jet, Eton Systems, Fong’s, Groz-Beckert, Itema, Jeanologia, …

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