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Polymer Processing Machinery Sales, LLC

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


The future of nonwovens in medical markets
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The disposable medical nonwoven market is projected to reach $20 billion by 2017, according to a comprehensive report from market researcher Global Industry Analysts, San Jose, Calif. Growth is being influenced by demographics, as well as three significant health conditions - obesity, diabetes and an aging population. 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

Survey: How are you planning for capital projects?
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The planning, implementation, and life-cycle of capital projects is critical to the efficient operation of production facilities worldwide. The newly formed TAPPI Process & Project Engineering Committee is interested in finding out what capital project strategies today's mills/plants are implementing to stay in-tune and competitive under progressively lean operating conditions. More

Andritz spunlace line going into India
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Machinery specialist Andritz has received an order to supply a new Jetlace nonwovens production line for Precot Meridian, Coimbatore, India. The line will produce spunlace fabrics for the hygiene and medical industries and is scheduled to start up in the first quarter of 2013. The investment includes a complete Andritz Perfojet Jetlace line, a unit for the production of customized fabrics with patterns and logos as well as a high-efficiency filtration system designed for specialized fibers and fiber recycling equipment. More

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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.

Global technical textiles industry and its recent developments discussed in new textiles intelligence report
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The value of the global market for medical nonwoven disposables is set to reach $20.9 billion by 2017. AGY has increased its output of S-2 Glass fiber products, while PPSS Group has entered into two licensing agreements relating to the distribution of its cut resistant clothing in the USA and the distribution of its body armor in South Africa. More

Filter media for dust control
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The development of microfibers opened the door for a myriad of new end-uses. For example, dust filtration in foodstuff production has become a major application around the world. Modern filter media for low dust separation are made of bicomponent nonwovens produced using spunlaced technology. More

Tension Roll® Transducer Measures Web Tension

If you measure the tension on your running web, you can control it. Get the most reliable web tension measurement device available anywhere. The Tension Roll transducer installs quickly and more easily than a separate idler roll and load cells on a machine. Choice of load ratings and roll finish. MORE

US manufacturing jobs highest since April 2009
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It wasn't a bad month for U.S. manufacturers for July. The headline: The U.S. economy added 172,000 private-sector jobs in the month, according to the U.S. Labor Department. That is well above the gain of 105,000 jobs economists had predicted, according to a survey by July's overall jobs figure was well above the mediocre gain of 80,000 jobs the economy added in June. More

New trade passages to support US textile industry
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Acting U.S. Commerce Secretary Rebecca Blank applauded Congress' approval of a series of important international trade provisions that will help create jobs in the United States. The legislation will extend trade preferences for African Growth and Opportunity Act-eligible countries, a provision which will help keep hundreds of thousands of women in Africa employed, and was set to expire on Sept. 30. More

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