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Nonwoven production

Staple fiber represents nearly two-thirds (59%) of the resin and staple fiber used in the nonwovens industry. The consumption of staple fibers by drylaid, wetlaid, and airlaid short-fiber nonwovens production in 2018 was about 8.8 million tonnes, 35% more than five years before. The worldwide production of nonwoven roll goods reached 14.9 million tonnes in …

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Hydroentanglement process line

Hydroentanglement (sometimes referred to as spunlacing) is a bonding process used in the manufacture of nonwoven materials. It can be employed with either carded, wetlaid webbed, or drylaid webbed fibers. Hydroentanglement systems utilize rows of highly pressurized water jets to impinge on the fiber web and twist fibers around each other. The higher the pressure …

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Dave Rousse is president of INDA

IDEA19 will bring thousands of thought leaders in the nonwovens industry together for four days of training, exhibits and special programs, March 25-28, in Miami Beach, Fla. (Image courtesy of INDA.)

Q: IDEA is returning to Miami Beach this year.  How do you feel about that and what are some of the key features of IDEA19 that attendees should not miss?

A: We are delighted to be going back to Miami Beach and the Miami Beach Convention Center. This venue is ideally suited for our event, as the floor size and newly renovated meeting rooms are just what our exhibitors are looking for.  We occupy the entire site. 

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Lenzing’s Tencel is receptive to special denim finishing techniques, allowing for advanced softness and drape, and for designers to develop articles for high fashion collections.

Jürgen Eizinger will succeed Wolfgang Plasser as Vice President of Global Business Management Nonwovens from March 1, 2019 onwards. Wolfgang Plasser will assume new role as lead of Global Quality Management (QM) & Technical Customer Service (TCS) to drive Lenzing’s quality control advancement and strategies on March 1, 2019. Lenzing strengthens commitment to robust customer-driven …

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INDA, the Association of the Nonwoven Fabrics Industry, today announced the acquisition of two leading industry publications: International Filtration News and International Fiber Journal. The association purchased the publications from International Media Group, Inc., based in Tempe, Arizona. The purchase price and terms were not disclosed. Under leadership of the Publisher Klaas De Waal the well-respected industry …

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