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Nano-nonwovens cross hurdles, find new applications
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As nonwovens makers look toward new application areas, extremely small nanofibers are playing an increasingly important role in the industry. As established players and newcomers alike are developing products that rely on small-sized fibers, the results have been mixed, with some important breakthroughs into new application areas amid concerns regarding price and the feasibility of using these tiny fibers. More

Kimberly-Clark signs new dual source surgical products agreement with Novation
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Kimberly-Clark announces a dual source, three-year agreement with Novation to supply surgical nonwovens, which include surgical gowns, drapes and packs. Through this agreement, Novation's 65,000 members will have access to the highest quality surgical products along with maximum savings and clinical benefits. More

Monforts unveils advanced vertically guided stenter chains
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A new generation of vertically guided stenter chains is introduced by A. Monforts Textilmaschinen. The Hercules-V stenter chain follows market requests and complements the range of Monforts chains. It is particularly suited for knitted fabrics and has been designed for heavier weight knitted, nonwoven and technical textile applications. 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

Mockville's Avgol brings on fourth production line
Winston-Salem Journal    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
An Israeli manufacturer of specialty fabrics said it has started a fourth production line at its Mocksville plant. Avgol America Inc. is part of Avgol Nonwoven Industries, based in Tel Aviv. The company makes nonwoven fabrics, primarily for manufacturers of baby diapers and adult incontinence and feminine hygiene products. The opening of the production line represents the quick fulfillment of a jobs pledge Avgol made in February as part of a $35 million plant expansion. More

Freudenberg expands investment in adsorptives
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Freudenberg Nonwovens is expanding its adsorptives business segment by investing in new equipment. Four years after the opening of its Littleborough plant, the company continues to expand its U.K. business. 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
Softness, Stiffness & Elasticity Testing
Our OPUS instruments provide simple and fast non-destructive ultrasonic measurement of softness, stiffness and elasticity for non-wovens, plastics, paper and other materials. The data provides unique information that can be used in process and quality control, performance prediction and product development.
Optimize your production flow!
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. More info

Flap disc features nonwoven and coated abrasives
Products Finishing Magazine    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
The SMT850 Plus from Klingspor combines nonwoven and coated abrasives in one flap disc. The disc is designed to offer a high rate of stock removal and a quality surface finish. According to the company, this leads to fewer processing steps and reduces machining times. The 4.5-inch discs are available in three different finishing grades: coarse, medium and very fine. More

UK: Airbags set for strong growth
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Sales of automotive airbags are set to increase rapidly between 2010 and 2017 following two tough years in 2008 and 2009 when global sales of light vehicles fell sharply, according to a report in the latest issue of Technical Textile Markets from the business information company Textiles Intelligence. More

The new look of manufacturing
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Through the spring and summer the business press has been abuzz with talk of a manufacturing resurgence in the U.S. This is not baseless chatter. Years of experience have educated many companies in the harsh realities of offshoring significant levels of production. Consistent challenges regarding legal protections, labor cost increases, freight costs, and the sheer managerial complexity of coordinating foreign operations have led many companies to cease offshoring initiatives and in some cases to even reverse them. More

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