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Medical cloths: Poised for future development
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Between 2007 and 2017 the wipes market is forecast to increase from more than $7.6 billion to $12.6 billion and has an annual projected growth rate of 5.2 percent. Fluctuations in the growth rate over time are attributed to market maturity and a shift to environmentally friendly technologies. Many wet wipes on the market fall into the general-purpose space and are now considered commodity products. More

Cygnus Medical launches Clear Path OR cleaning devices
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Cygnus Medical is launching its newest line of operating room infection control devices, Clear Path. The two main Clear Path products are the ribbed microfiber mop system and disposable nonwoven microfiber wipes. More

Diaper market report published
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The global diaper market is estimated to reach $63.2 billion by 2017, according to a report recently published by Transparency Market Research. The "Diaper Market - Global Scenarios, Trends, Industry Analysis, Size, Share and Forecast, 2011 - 2017," provides information on a market, which is dominated by Europe, comprising one-third of the market, followed by North America with a 22.5 percent share. However, with a faster growth rate shown by emerging economies, North America is expected to lose its leading position in the near future and will be succeeded by the Asia-Pacific market. More

Improved Sustainability through Water Re-Use

Learn how you can enhance on-site wastewater treatment while reducing energy and effluent discharge fees at the PEERS conference in Savannah, Georgia. Layne’s Pulp & Paper Applications Engineer, Vetri Dhagumudi will present at the conference on October 15, 2012 or visit us at Booth #17.

NTC plans technical textile plant in Ahmedabad
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If things go according to the plan, then Ahmedabad will have a technical textile plant to be set up by NTC. Out of the 12 technical textile plants across the country, National Textile Corporation (NTC) is considering setting up one of the three mills that are yet to be revived in Ahmedabad. According to officials, since they are planning to set up 12 such plants across the country, most likely one of them would be in Ahmedabad. They are currently conducting a techno-economic analysis of developing technical textiles plants in verticals like geotextiles, medical textiles and industrial textiles. However, the final decision is pending with the board. More

Industries evince interest in medical textiles
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The textile industry in Coimbatore, which is known for traditional items such as yarn, fabric and garment that it makes, is venturing into new areas, including specialized textile products. According to an official at the Centre of Excellence for Medical Textiles in Coimbatore, two industries at Tirupur and six at Palladam recently evinced interest in making products such as crepe bandage and masks for the health care sector. 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. MORE
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

Rex-Cut Abrasive wheels remove braze, leave paintable finish
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Rex-Cut Abrasives' Type 1 nonwoven cotton fiber abrasive wheels feature multiple layers of nonwoven cotton fiber with aluminum oxide or silicon carbide abrasives that are laminated, pressed and bonded together into a dense wheel. Constantly revealing fresh abrasives as they work, the abrasive wheels run cool and are designed to mechanically remove braze, flux and residual oxides from automobile roof joints and other large assemblies while leaving a paintable finish. More

Vita Group exits nonwovens business in US, Europe
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The Vita Group has sold the Libeltex Group of businesses in Europe to Beloh Beteiligungsgesellschaft, a subsidiary of the Germany-based needlepunch manufacturer TWE Group. The Libeltex Group has its head office at a production site in Meulebeke, Belgium, and other production sites at Macon and Crepy-en-Valois, France and Bredaryd, Sweden. More

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