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A net zero vision

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Nonwovens to take center stage

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Fibers for battery separators

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Over the past half century, nonwovens production in Greater Europe has climbed fifty-fold. Photo courtesy of A.Wilson

A hail of silver bullets required – getting plastics to net zero What if all plastics, including synthetic fibers and nonwovens, could become net zero in greenhouse gas emissions (GHGs) by 2050? This tantalizing possibility is raised in a new report, Reshaping Plastics by Munich-based Systemiq. The report was, in turn, cited as an example …

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IDEA22 expects to draw more than 6,500 senior level delegates and more than 500 exhibitors to the show, March 28-31, 2022, in Miami Beach.

INDA, the Association for the Nonwoven Fabrics Industry, will convene the nonwovens industry at its triennial IDEA conference and exhibition, March 28-31, 2022, in Miami Beach, Florida. IDEA22 expects to attract 6,500+ senior-level delegates and 500+ exhibitors from myriad industry sectors, including absorbent hygiene, wipes, filtration, medical/surgical products, including personal protective equipment, home & office …

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Solid-state lithium battery cell with cathode, anode and separator layer, typical of the battery type currently employed for electric vehicles. iStock/Black_Kira

Battery separators are vital to the function and performance of batteries. Fibers play a significant role as the base component of a nonwoven membrane that acts as an electronically isolating layer between cathodes and anodes in a battery. These fibers require insolating properties, high mechanical strength, as well as electrochemical insulating properties. The type of …

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Fiber arrangement for facemask materials

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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INDEX will be presented in live and virtual form Oct. 19-22 in Geneva, Switzerland

It has been a long time coming, but INDEX, one of the world’s leading events for the nonwovens industry, will be presented Oct. 19-22 in Geneva, supplemented by a virtual component for those who are unable to travel. With the aim of providing the global nonwovens industry an outstanding showcase, while also ensuring the best …

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