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A view of the North American nonwovens market and material consumption

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New fiber routes to performance fabrics

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A net zero vision

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With the development of more diversified post-consumer products for technical applications or nonwovens, fiber producers are challenged to produce an increasingly high variety of fiber types, even though most of the fiber consumption is used for spun yarns for the production of textiles, which are mainly “cotton-type” fibers. Polyester plays a dominant role and is still growing worldwide with a 4% average per year.

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The company HW Produktions GmbH of Germany has decided to start the production of high performing nonwovens with the purchase of a new Farè spunbond line in Halberstadt Germany. It is a bicomponent line using polyolefin (PP and PE) and polyester (PET) as raw materials for the production of PET/PP, PET/PE and PP/PE spunbond with …

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INDA, the Association of the Nonwoven Fabrics Industry, has launched a new Website for IDEA16, the world’s preeminent event for nonwovens and engineered fabrics, being held May 2-5, 2016 at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center. The new site contains valuable exhibitor and attendee information, including a live countdown to the highly anticipated event expected …

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Space application for ITMA ASIA + CITME 2016 was opened the first week of June 2015. The fifth edition of the combined show will be held from October 21-25, 2016 at the new National Exhibition and Convention Centre (NECC) in Shanghai, China. According to the show owners, CEMATEX, China Textile Machinery Association, the Sub-Council of …

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A rail strike in Germany did little to dampen the enthusiasm for visitors to Techtextil last month, when around 42,000 from 116 countries made their way to Frankfurt am Main. Together with Texprocess, the two fairs hosted 1,662 exhibitors from 54 countries (2013: 1,660 exhibitors from 56 countries). “Not only was there a fantastic atmosphere …

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