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2011 TAPPI NETInc: Call for papers
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TAPPI is pleased to announce the Call For Papers for the 2011 NETInc Technical Program. 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. The conference will be held in Atlanta at the Hyatt Regency Sept. 13-15. More

EPA endorses fabric filters for industrial boilers
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In response to a court-ordered mandate, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency issued final rules regarding emission-control standards for industrial, commercial and institutional boilers on Feb. 23. The controversial standards - which are being applauded by environmental groups but criticized by industry - could ultimately impact more than 200,000 factories, incinerators, paper mills, chemical plants and other operations once the standards are fully implemented in 2014. More

US demand for consumer and industrial wipes to rise 4.5 percent annually through 2014    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Demand for wipes, both consumer and industrial, is forecast to increase 4.5 percent per annum to $2.3 billion in 2014. Wipes will continue to benefit from features such as ease-of-use, disposability, portability, and reduced risk of crosscontamination. Nevertheless, growth will decelerate from rates achieved during the 2004 to 2009 period due to increasing market maturity and a shift in preferences to more environmentally friendly consumer goods and cleaning methods. In response to the "green" trend, wipes manufacturers will continue to develop more environmentally friendly products, such as those that are biodegradable. More

Lenzing is used to double-digit growth over last 10 years
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Based on preliminary figures, the Lenzing Group, a world market leader in man-made cellulose fibers for the textile and nonwovens industry, achieved record results in the 2010 business year. The determinative factors for this result were the dynamic expansion of fiber production, very strong demand for Lenzing fibers and significantly higher fiber sales prices compared to the previous year. More

Celanese to increase prices of emulsion polymers in EMEA
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Celanese Corp. said it will increase the price of all emulsions sold in Europe, the Middle East and Africa by 150 Euro per tonne, effective April 1. This price increase includes all emulsions and affects applications including, but not limited to, adhesives, paint and coatings, building and construction, nonwovens, glass fiber, carpet and textiles. More

The many applications of structural adhesives
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Structural adhesives have some inherent performance advantages over mechanical or fusion fastening. They reduce component weight and increase durability while offering greater design latitude, with less machining typically required - and often more cheaply than using other fixing media. They also offer aesthetic advantages, with cleaner lines and no protruding nails, rivets or weld marks. More

Freudenberg to tap growing market for airport acoustics in India
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Freudenberg, a leading family-held global business group, announced that it plans to tap the growing market for airport acoustics in India. Following successful implementations of cutting edge acoustic design and solutions at Rajiv Gandhi International Airport in Hyderabad, Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport in Mumbai and Aitsar Airport in Punjab, the group announced that Freudenberg Nonwovens, one of the group's ten operating companies in India has successfully implemented an ingenious world class acoustic solution at Delhi International Airport's T3 terminal as well. More

T- Buck, Inc
Reduce set-up time, increase productivity, reduce waste, improve box quality. Easi-Set Folder Arm Upgrade. MORE

Ahlstrom unveils new brand, logo
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Nonwovens producer Ahlstrom, is launching a renewed brand. The new brand identity is the visual expression of the company's new business strategy, which has been developed as a response to the changing needs of its customers around the world. Ahlstrom has been building on its experience and know-how to anticipate customer needs. Recently, the company has madesome fundamental changes in its strategy and operating model, and the company is now positioned strongly towards the future. More

One-man, man-made composite submersible
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When Richard Thompson was a kid, he found in his cereal box one morning a small, plastic toy submarine. He marveled at the prospect of gliding beneath the water and yearned one day for a real submarine of his own. That day is here. Thompson, who's worked in the composites manufacturing industry (trucks, boats) since he was 15-years-old, turned the garage in his Blue Springs, Mo., home into a factory and has begun manufacture of one-man submersibles, made with glass fiber composites. More

ICEGREEN offers nonwoven polypropylene reusable newspaper bags
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We use newspapers for endless tasks after we read them, from puppy training to kindling for the campfire. But what about the pesky plastic bag that accompanies newspapers so often these days? The bags are used to protect newspapers from the elements or to hang them from doorknobs in hotels or motels. They accomplish that job but, after that, they aren't exactly "green." When was the last time you burned a plastic newspaper bag to help start a fire? What if there was a solution - a bag that kept newspapers clean but was 100 percent safe and reusable? That's where ICEGREEN reusable newspaper bags come to the rescue. More

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