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Polymer Processing Machinery Sales, LLC

Representing leading machinery manufacturers, we provide extrusion, melt filtration, blending for all fiber applications including recycling.


Delivering sustainable solutions to Taiwan's textiles industry
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Huntsman Textile Effects and DyTech Taiwan have announced a collaboration, which the two companies say, "is set to drive sustainable excellence and world-class standards of high quality dyes and specialty chemicals for the Taiwan textile industry." More

UK comes up with fashionable recycling solution
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The SUSCORP consortium, a project co-financed by the U.K. Technology Strategy Board, has developed an innovation for the fashion and recycling industry; a new textile process technology which "allows garments to be selectively disassembled at end of life" - called wear2. More

Recycled fiber manufacturer deploys ECS to clean PET flakes
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Nestled among 57 acres in Floyd County, Ga., resides the processing facility for Marglen Industries, a manufacturer of fibers used in carpet, fiber fill, needle punch nonwovens and other textile products. The company uses 100 percent post-consumer PET flake taken mostly from recycled beverage bottles. 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

CNC to make large-scale spunmelt investment
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CNC International Company, Ltd. is adding a 24,000-ton nonwovens production line, the company's vice president, Karun Sitthiampornphan has announced. Representing an annual capacity of 24,000 tons, the new multibeam, composite line will feature Reicofil IV technology. 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

Propex increases geotextile prices
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Propex Infrastructure Solutions has announced a price increase on its full portfolio of geotextile and erosion control products. Effective Feb. 1, prices will increase 15 percent, a move that is attributed to rises in raw material feedstock drivers. 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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Call for contributors
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In an effort to enhance the overall content of Caught in the NET, we'd like to include peer-written articles in future editions. As a member of TAPPINET, your knowledge of the industry lends itself to unprecedented expertise. And we're hoping you'll share this expertise with your peers through well-written commentary. Because of the digital format, there's no word or graphical limit and our group of talented editors can help with final edits. If you're interested in participating, please contact Colby Horton to discuss logistics and payment. More

Alexium, Duro Textiles begin production runs for FR Nylon
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Alexium International Group Ltd. - an Australia- and Greer, S.C.-based developer of specialty chemicals and solutions such as eco-friendly flame-retardant treatments on man-made-fiber materials - and Duro Textiles LLC - a Fall River, Mass.-based textile manufacturer offering dyeing, printing, coating and finishing solutions for a range of end-use markets including military, industrial, apparel, nonwoven and others - are set to begin production runs for an undisclosed application. More

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