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Wipes: What, where, why and how?
Nonwovens Industry    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Industrialization and urbanization has led to concentration of human settlement at urban centers, which are the hub of the commercial activities. Industrialization has also led to an increase in personal income levels and the consequential expansion of the middle class, allowing a greater number of folks to indulge in value added consumer disposable items like facial cleaning wipes, moist towelettes, personal hygiene wipes and time-saving products like household cleaning wipes etc. More

Adhesives at the core of diaper innovation
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Diapers have changed dramatically over the past decade and continue to evolve. Gone are the days of big and bulky diaper cores loaded with fluffy pulp. Today's diaper industry is driven by product innovation designed to answer the call for less waste, greater sustainability, lower transportation costs and most importantly greater comfort for active babies and toddlers. More

Lenzing to produce Smartfiber fibers
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Lenzing has announced it will exclusively produce the lyocell speciality fibers Smartcel and SeaCell developed by Germany-based Smartfiber at its Austrian site. In 2007, Lenzing granted Smartfiber a license for the pilot production of new types of lyocell speciality fibers. The two companies have also been co-operating for several years to develop fabrics and on various research projects. 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.

Biomedical sutures announces BIOFELT absorbable scaffold
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Biomedical Structures, a Warwick, R.I.-based medical device company, recently announced its BIOFELT absorbable scaffold for orthopedic, cardiology and general surgery implants, according to a company news release. The nonwoven suture has a fibrous matrix platform designed for natural tissue in-growth in surgical procedures. The device is custom-engineered for individual requirements and available in several densities and thicknesses for application-specific situations. More

Target branches out with biodegradable bags
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For those who like to help the environment, you'll be pleased to know Target is taking initiative by introducing Australia's first certified biodegradable and compostable non-woven reusable shopping bag. The new bags are being progressively phased into selected Target and Target Country stores to replace the current nonwoven red reusable bag. 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.

TAPPI to offer Stage-Gate innovation seminars
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We are very pleased to announce that TAPPI and Stage-Gate International have reached agreement that will allow TAPPI members to attend Stage-Gate International's new product development and innovation public seminars at reduced fees. Stage-Gate International is the world's leading full-service provider of solutions which enable organizations to improve their Product Innovation System. More

Eco-friendly alternative to thermocol developed
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Taking the art of recycling to the next level, a city-based inventor has developed an eco-friendly alternative to thermocol using only industrial waste, newspapers and organic gum. Thermocol was developed in 1951 by a German company by restructuring chemical bonding of Polystyrene and, now, Pantheerankavu native P. Muralidhar claims to have stumbled upon a more organic way of duplicating its cushioning and insulating effects that has made it so popular in industrial circles. More

Broad success for narrow fabrics
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Not every organization these days can say that it is celebrating its 125th anniversary this year. Switzerland-based Jakob Müller AG can. Since 1887, the company has developed cutting-edge technology for the ribbon, rope and narrow fabric industry as well as peripheral sectors. It is a fact that the Swiss are the leaders in these sectors of the textile machinery industry. More

Freudenberg-NOK focuses on new materials and green technologies for the automotive industry
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Freudenberg-NOK Sealing Technologies, the world's largest producer of elastomeric seals and custom molded products, has helped automakers reduce emissions and improve fuel economy in three powertrain areas: gaskets, fluid power and special sealing solutions. More

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