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Nonwovens trade reaches record in 2011
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The 2008 financial crisis, which translated into a global economic crisis, impacted the trade of goods and services in a harsh manner. This overall trade collapse observed in 2008-2009 has led to a renewed interest in monitoring the international merchandise trade flows in the new globalized economy. 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
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Media market to exceed $17 billion in 2012
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The market for filtration media will exceed $17 billion in 2012, says market report company McIlvaine in its Air/Gas/Water/Fluid Treatment and Control World Markets report. The McIlvaine report adds that the liquid cartridge segment will account for nearly one third of the total while nonwovens and membranes account for almost half the market. Carbon black and other media make up the remainder. More

Scientists create waterproof, magnetic, antibacterial paper
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Italy-based Science Director of Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia, Dr Roberto Cingolani, and his team have discovered a way to make paper and other nonwoven materials waterproof, magnetic and antibacterial - without any need for modifying the material's basic properties. In the nanotechnological process, single molecules (monomers) in paper or other fibers are used to connect with specific nanoparticles - to create a compound. More

Polyolefin-based adhesives: Solutions to a tight raw materials market
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Historically, raw materials are the largest component cost for adhesives. This makes them particularly vulnerable to the negative effects of rising crude prices, which also negatively impact the disposable hygiene industry. Fortunately, recent innovations in polyolefin technologies are not only helping to reduce pricing volatility, they also offer a more stable supply while overcoming processing and performance challenges for hygiene adhesives. More

Great Lakes Filters and Preferred Filter Recycling 'rolls out' NeuBond filtration program; full cradle to cradle recycling solution
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Great Lakes Filters and the Acme Mills Company have partnered with Preferred Filter Recycling of St. Clair Shores to offer industry a complete cradle-to-cradle recycling solution, specifically addressing spent air and liquid filters, residual paint sludge, powdercote over spray, and clean plastic off-fall. More

Roller Profiles Tension Across Web

Measure web tension accurately at up to 10 points across your machine width, all on a single idler roll. Don’t let gauge band variations ruin your final product. Map a tension profile across the width of your substrate or on multiple strands simultaneously with the Segmented Tension Roll from DFE. MORE


Audio excellence with Soric
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The full potential of nonwovens as the core material and flow medium for advanced composites is underlined in the extraordinary G1 Giya loudspeaker designed by Vivid Audio. The ultimate in specialist audio equipment, its distinctive shell-like appearance houses an exceptional level of engineering detail and design sophistication. More

Jomar reports increased interest for mobile apps
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Ontario, Canada-based Jomar Softcorp International Inc. - a developer of Web-based mobile enterprise resource planning and smart grid utility management software solutions for commercial and industrial applications - reports it has received increased interest in its mobile apps for technical and industrial textile products and processes including fiber manufacturing, spinning, warping, circular knitting, weaving, nonwovens, dyeing, finishing, printing, converting, cutting schedule and sewing, and cutting and fabric roll optimization systems. More

Report: Developments in material science to shape the market for smart fabrics and interactive textiles
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Given the ubiquity of textiles in our immediate environment, textile structures represent an attractive platform for integration and encapsulation of sensing, computing and communication capabilities, in furtherance of the envisioned goal of pervasive computing. The focus on building an intelligent environment into everyday items is leading to the rapid evolution of wearable computers and electronics, which in turn is poised to amply benefit the market for smart fabrics and interactive textiles. More

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