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


Wipes continue to expand
Nonwovens Industry
Wipes growth continues. Aided by overall improvements to the economy as well as consumer demand for easy-to-use, convenient products, the wipes market continues to witness new product introductions from both seasoned experts in the business and entrepreneurs looking to launch the next big thing in wipes.
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French textile machinery demand shifts to China and India
Textile machinery manufacturers in France have historically contributed to the development of the textile industry through supplying machines for the long fiber spinning industry, twisting and texturing of yarns, jacquard machines and dobbies, heat setting and also machines that improve dyeing consistency.
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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.

TAPPIs Building Sciences Committee announces Fall Meeting Dates
The Building Sciences Committee has moved its meeting to the fall in 2013. Mark you calendars for Sept. 18-20 for this year's meeting. It will be held at the Hilton Marco Beach Resort and Spa in Marco Island, Fla. For all the details - please click here.
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PGI to build new manufacturing facility in China
PRNewswire via Enquirer Herald
Polymer Group, Inc. announced recently that it will invest in a strategic site in Nanhai, China that will enable the company to expand its manufacturing capacity for high quality nonwoven products for the global hygiene and healthcare markets it serves.
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TAPPI Control Rooms & Conditioners

Parameter Generation & Control manufactures control rooms specifically designed for accurate humidity and temperature control for TAPPI applications. Our designs accurately produce the conditions required for stability studies, package testing, TAPPI, MIL-SPEC and vapor transmission.

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Nonwoven, canvas models drive 'green' promotional tote bags supply
Global Sources
Nonwoven fabric remains the dominant choice as the textile is biodegradable, lightweight, breathable, and withstands moisture and fire. Canvas, which can be made of cotton, linen or polyester, is also popular because of its durability and water resistance. The material, however, yields a coarse surface. Cotton is often adopted at the high end for its strength, although it requires more processes to enable logo application.
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Propex consolidates geotextile manufacturing
Chattanooga, Tenn.-based Propex Operating Co. LLC has announced plans to consolidate its woven geotextile facilities in southern Georgia. During the next six months, the company's 1 million-square-foot Nashville, Ga., plant, located north of Valdosta, will shut down, transferring most of its woven geotextile capacity to Propex's Hazlehurst, Ga. facility, southwest of Vidalia.
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TrueView™ Web Tension Indicator

Take a look at TrueView, a compact, low-cost tension amplifier and display for flexible packaging printers and converters. TrueView’s Quik-Cal feature allows fast, easy setup out of the box and stable, drift-free output for long-term accuracy.
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Fiber makers offer sustainable solutions
Nonwovens Industry
Growth in the nonwovens and hygiene markets is being driven by the increase in penetration of the use of disposable products in new markets as well as the consumers' desire for ease-of-use products in established markets. The demands of aging populations and an increased need for convenience products are leading fiber manufacturers to develop for instance fibers allowing products to be flushable or to contain special features such as optimized moisture management.
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Teijin wet-laid nonwoven fabric used in designer lampshade
eijin Limited announced that its eco-friendly ECOPET Paper, a high-quality polyester paper made entirely with the company's recycled polyester fiber derived from used polyethylene terephthalate (PET) bottles, is being used in lampshades of a lighting collection, named IN-EI ISSEY MIYAKE.
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