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The baby diaper market
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In the baby diaper market these days there is a clear trend towards comfort and thinness. Technology advances have allowed diaper manufacturers to solve all sorts of wetness and leakage issues. While a body-hugging fit helps prevent leakage, ultra-thin diapers help contribute to a trim appearance under a baby's clothing. More

Disposable masks keep on evolving
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Amid the cold of winter, many people use face masks to protect themselves from cold germs, pollen or yellow sand. Nonwoven, disposable masks have largely replaced regular gauze masks over the past decade. Relatively recent additions to the market include better-fitting protruding masks, the center of which protrude to allow wearers to breathe easily, and masks that combine powerful filters and breathability. More

Argentina to promote high value-added textiles in Asia
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Argentina would make efforts to promote its high-value added textiles during the upcoming visit of President Cristina Fernandez to three Asian countries this month. A delegation of 150 entrepreneurs from various industries, including the textile sector, would accompany the President on her tour to United Arab Emirates, Indonesia and Vietnam from Jan. 13, 2013, according to the Ministry of Trade. More

Improved Sustainability through Water Re-Use
Enhance your on-site wastewater treatment. Systems from Layne provide clean, re-useable water supplies from your waste stream. Improve plant performance while reducing energy use and discharge. Layne’s membrane bioreactors are available as complete systems or as retro-fits to your existing biological treatment system. more

US plastic film market
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Plastic film demand in the U.S. is forecast to grow by 1.8 percent annually to 7.2mn t in 2016 from 6.5m t in 2011. In its recent study, "Plastic film," market researcher Freedonia says that advances in demand will reflect the material performance and source reduction advantages of plastic film over other packaging materials. More

TAPPI Reach-In Chamber
The Parameter Series 7911 40 cu. ft. is specifically designed for accurate humidity and temperature control for TAPPI applications. This test chamber is designed to accurately produce the conditions required for applications such as stability studies, package testing, TAPPI, MIL-SPEC, and vapor transmission.

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Softness, Stiffness & Elasticity Testing
Our OPUS instruments provide simple and fast non-destructive ultrasonic measurement of softness, stiffness and elasticity for non-wovens, plastics, paper and other materials. The data provides unique information that can be used in process and quality control, performance prediction and product development. MORE
Optimize your production flow!
FlexLink specializes in components and turnkey solutions specifically for the paper converting industry. Our patented Dynamic Flow Concept, among other solutions, will reduce accumulation; improve operator access, machine, and floor utilization. We take pride in the quality of our systems and ensure you'll have high up-time and little maintenance. More info

Taiwanese textile firms meet demand through continuous R&D
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In the midst of global economic downturn, some Taiwanese textile companies have performed well by continuous R&D of new products. "Although Taiwan's textile industry was under the influence of global economic downturn, especially the European debt crisis, in 2012, some companies demonstrated good performances by continuous R&D of new products to satisfy the demands of consumers," Chieh Min, vice researcher of Taiwan Textile Research Institute ITIS project, told fibre2fashion. More

Call for Presentations: Innovative Nonwovens Conference
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TAPPI has extended the deadline for the 2013 NETInc Call For Presentations. If you are interested in submitting, abstracts are now due by January 25th. NETInc stands for the Innovative Nonwovens Conference, organized by the Nonwovens Engineers and Technologists (NET) Division of TAPPI. NETInc is the perfect forum for a new constituency of industry and academic researchers, the professionals from the nonwovens and affiliated industries and the academic community to enable connections and synergies that support capability development and innovation for industry growth. More

Control Tension the Easy Way

With its easy-to-navigate graphic user interface, the SteadyWeb™5 Tension Controller will have your machine operators maintaining the right tension for your web process in no time.
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Lenzing partners with Nanocarbons to develop new activated carbons in electrode technology
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At the 22nd annual International Seminar on Double Layer Capacitors Lenzing AG and Nanocarbons LLC announced their joint cooperation to develop and explore the use of new activated carbons in electrode technology. This technology is based on a combination of Tencel fibers from Lenzing and the proprietary technology of Nanocarbons. The resultant carbons deliver optimum performance in the areas of energy storage, power and substrate density. More

Survey reveals China's growing desire for green products
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A survey released in December by DuPont revealed a growing understanding of green products among urban Chinese consumers. Seventy percent of respondents expressed confidence in the environmental claims of green products. The findings reflect the potential for green products in the world’s largest consumer market and how this demand could help China meet its sustainability targets. More

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