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Nonwoven


COVID-19 Update: Johns Manville begins producing nonwoven material for Level 3 medical gowns

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Achieving US self-sufficiency on meltblown fabric for facemasks

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Fibers for nonwovens – in pursuit of viable alternatives

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EDANA, the leading global association serving the nonwovens and related industries, welcomed over 200 delegates from more than 100 companies to Dubai for the fourth edition of the region’s premier conference for the nonwovens industry in February 2018. The symposium and exhibition featured expert analysis on market outlook, product innovation, demographic trends and sustainability initiatives …

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The Andritz Wetlace system combines wetlaid nonwoven formation with spunlacing.

By Adrian Wilson, International Correspondent

Flushable nonwoven wipes have become the unlikely subject of a legal debate on consumer rights and corporate responsibility.

In December, a Washington DC federal judge temporarily barred the District from enforcing part of its recently passed law requiring cautionary labels on Kimberly-Clark’s flushable products, saying the city’s approach probably violates the First Amendment.

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Close-up of wet-laid/spunlaced (WLS) nonwovens wipe

EcoWipes, a manufacturer and converter of private label products for the wetlaid hydroentangled nonwoven segment, has ordered its third nonwovens production line. Located north of Warsaw, Poland, the firm was established in 2009 and has a strong focus on innovation and sustainability, and constantly monitors local and global market trends.

In view of the rising consumer interest in biodegradable materials, EcoWipes opted for Trützschler Nonwovens and Voith to supply the new production line.

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Fiber diameter distribution of Microfiber Milife

JX Nippon ANCI, headquartered in Kennesaw, Georgia, USA, with manufacturing in Roanoke, Alabama, and Dalton, Georgia, has launched the Milife range of fine-denier polyester nonwovens for filtration applications. Milife uses a proprietary technology that results in continuous fibers like spunbond, but with a process that results in unique appearance and properties.

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“Spunbonded and Spunmelt Nonwoven Polypropylene World Capacities, Supply/Demand, Manufacturing Economics and Profitability 2012, 2017 – 2022” Price Hanna Consultants LLC, a management consulting firm whose principals have specialized in the nonwoven products, hygiene absorbent products and related fields, worldwide, for more than 35 years, has published a new report which provides comprehensive global and regional …

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