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


Global nonwoven filter media market 2012-2016
Analysts forecast the global nonwoven filter media market 2012-2016 to reach $3.88 billion by 2016. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the emerging demand from developing countries
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Second chance
Nonwovens Industry
Reduce. Reuse. Recycle. Whether this mantra is viewed as a way to trim costs and tighten margins, as a means to offer an enivironmentally friendly alternative to customers or both, nonwovens manufacturers are giving many products a second life and significantly reducing the amount of materials in landfills.
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Technical textiles to grow 20 percent during 12th plan
The Times of India
With the demand increasing at a robust pace, technical textiles sector would clock a 20 percent year-on-year growth during the 12th plan period, top officials in the union textiles ministry said.
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  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.

French technical textiles industry: Evolving and competitive
Textile World Magazine
The Nord-Pas-de-Calais region in northern France is home to one of two technical textiles clusters in France, the other being in southeastern France near Lyon. Centered just south of the Belgian border around the cities of Lille, Roubaix and Tourcoing, the northern cluster comprises some 150 specialized companies that employ 9,000 people and generate annual revenues of approximately 1 billion euros, according to Lille-based investment promotion agency Nord France Invest.
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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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For more than 20 years, 3C Software has provided our Pulp & Paper customers a modeling solution that delivers:
- Standard and Actual Grade Costing by Paper Machine
- Grade Run and Reel Specific Analysis
- Recipe Management, Expense Allocations, and Rate Build-up
- Forward Looking Planning Tools
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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.

As materials evolve, Freudenberg-NOK helps manufacturing customers tackle escalating compatibility issues
PRNewswire via The Sacramento Bee
Oil spots on the driveway are largely a thing of the past, thanks to advanced elastomeric sealing materials. But changes in powertrain technology, lubricants, durability standards and consumer expectations are driving new compatibility requirements in today's cars and trucks, and Freudenberg-NOK Sealing Technologies is at the forefront of helping its customers navigate this evolving material landscape.
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    Nanosilver in textiles - friend or foe? (PhysOrg)
Belarus makes knitting yarns from bioflax (Knitting Industry)
Lenzing Group new sustainability report (Lenzing)
Mattex Geosynthetics pushes into nonwovens (Nonwovens Industry)

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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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New filter media for coal-fired power plants
Filtration + Separation
To help its power-generation customers meet particulate emissions with greater filtration efficiency, GE has introduced a new bi-component felt media for construction of fabric filters used in coal-fired boiler baghouses.
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Nanotech coating to enhance durability of Thai textiles
The durability of Thai textiles is likely to be enhanced through application of nanotechnology, as the country's Ministry of Science and Technology has opened Thailand's first National Nanotechnology Centre, at Phrae Technical College campus.
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Not too late to register for NETInc Innovative Nonwovens Conference
You still have time to register for NETInc Innovative Nonwovens Conference, taking place April 29-May 1, 2013 in Atlanta, Georgia. NETInc is only technical conference developed by engineers and technologists to help you understand the innovation behind the science and how it impacts the market and a rare opportunity for you to learn and network among your peers.

The Complete Program is now available and includes topics such as: Nanotechnology, Binders and Additives, Building Sciences, Health Care and Medical Applications for Nonwovens, Manufacturing Technology, Process Management Technology and an Intro to Nonwovens Tutorial.

With several focused tracks, NETInc offers peer reviewed papers, expert speakers, and exclusive networking opportunities. NETInc participants can also enjoy the full PaperCon program and exhibits, Tissue360 Forum, RPTA P-T Seminar and the OpEx Reliability Workshop with their registration. Learn more about NETInc.

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