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Castor bean oil used for PA11

International Fibers Group (IFG) launched its polyamide PA11 fiber. As part of the IFG Bio range, Rilsan PA11 is 100% bio-based, derived from renewable castor oil. The castor bean is a sustainable, renewable crop that does not compete with food and does not cause deforestation, while providing a lightweight and durable material. The fiber is …

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Reifenhäuser Enka Tecnica Jet Strips

Reifenhäuser Enka Tecnica will showcase its replacement components for spunbond, meltblown, and composite lines at INDEX in Geneva, Switzerland, (booth #2638) Oct. 19-22, 2021. The custom manufacturer offers technology “Made in Germany” that is 100% compatible with all globally installed lines. Enka Tecnica supplies nonwovens producers with components to manufacture products for complex applications in …

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Reifenhäuser Reicofil

Reifenhäuser Reicofil will present its solutions for nonwovens production at INDEX in Geneva, Switzerland, (booth #2531) Oct. 19-22, 2021. Under the slogan “Living Nonwovens,” the nonwoven line specialist will showcase solutions for the production of sustainable nonwovens for a wide range of applications. “Nonwovens often accompany us from the first to the last day of …

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IVL Hygiene Fibers Group INDEX Announcement

The Hygiene Fibers Group of Indorama Ventures (IVL) will present an all-inclusive range of recycled and biodegradable solutions for hygiene fiber and nonwoven applications at INDEX in Geneva, Switzerland, Oct. 19-22. The Hygiene Fibers Group is one of three business segments that make up Indorama Ventures. Across the six brands and companies that make up …

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Bostik's bio-sourced adheisve products Nuplaviva

Bostik launched a series of new products formulated to meet disposable hygiene article manufacturer’s needs for adhesives with renewable content. Nuplaviva 50 and Nuplaviva 75 construction adhesives feature 50% bio-sourced content and 75% bio-sourced content, respectively. The adhesives are suitable for baby care, feminine hygiene and adult incontinence products and are compatible with traditional substrates …

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