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Raising the bar on hygiene suppliers
Nonwovens Industry    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Hygiene manufacturers are raising the bar on their suppliers. As they expand globally, they expect consistent quality in all of the countries in which they operate. Often the challenge suppliers face is getting production facilities in less developed countries up to industry standards while ensuring a commitment to excellence at all of their sites worldwide. But taking quality from good to great across the board is important if you want to compete in this increasingly global market. 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

Nonwovens production continues positive track
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Production volume for nonwovens in 2011 grew 5.7 percent, with several market segments recording their best output ever in both tonnage and square meters, including baby diapers, medical, personal care wipes, civil engineering, automotive and agriculture, according to statistics from EDANA, the Brussels, Belgium-based International Association Serving the Nonwovens and Related Industries. More

Fabric maker Avgol opens new production line
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Israeli fabric maker Avgol has officially opened the fourth production line at its factory in Mocksville, N.C., according to a report in the Winston-Salem Journal. That expansion brings the firm, which makes fabrics used primarily in diaper and hygiene products, to 180 people. The company first announced the $35 million expansion that includes the newest production line last February, when it received state and local incentives worth $724,000. 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.

Johns Manville acquires insulation group
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Johns Manville, a manufacturer of building products, has announced the purchase of Industrial Insulation Group, a manufacturer of insulation for industrial, commercial and fireproofing applications. IIG was formed in 2002 as a joint venture between Johns Manville and The Calsilite Group. Johns Manville previously owned a minority interest in IIG, but will now operate it as a standalone company wholly owned by Johns Manville. IIG's product line complements Johns Manville's portfolio of insulation products. More

India: Technical textiles to reach $28.7 billion
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In an article for Commodity Online recently, Seshadri Ramkumar, Associate Professor of Nonvwovens at Texas Tech University, reports that the technical textiles market in India will skyrocket to $28.7 billion by 2016-17. The prediction comes from information provided by India's Textiles Ministry officials. 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

PVC at Olympics destined for reuse or recycling
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Solvay Vinyls is helping the Olympic Games meet its sustainability commitments, according to the company, thanks to its VinyLoop recycling technology for PVC composites. Serge Ferrari, a global supplier of architectural tarpaulins and a VinyLoop partner, has delivered 80 percent of the PVC-coated technical textiles used by the London Olympics. More

Coastal restoration fuels emerging industry
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A new study published by Duke University predicts the oncoming wave of coastal restoration and protection work will help give rise to the geosynthetics industry in Louisiana. It's not a new industry, but it is coming into prominence as civil engineers rely on it more to do their jobs. In general, geosynthetics refer to polymer-based materials that are oftentimes used in environmental restoration, flood prevention and erosion control projects. More

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