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


Kimberly-Clark sustainability report gets top rating from GRI
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Global personal care player Kimberly-Clark has been awarded the top A+ rating for its 2011 Sustainability Report by the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI). More

Ahlstrom to increase filtration material capacity in Turin, Italy
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Ahlstrom is increasing capacity for filtration materials at its site in Turin, Italy. The investment will be operational by the third quarter of 2013 and will consist of an upgrade to a paper machine producing filter media for transportation and gas turbine applications. Total investment is approximately €10 million and it will significantly increase the Turin plant capacity to supply filter media to customers globally. More

CETI puts the tech back in textiles
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Textiles and innovation aren't two words that generally go hand in hand. That's about to change, according to the folks at the European Center of Innovative Textiles (CETI), in Lille, France. The organization inaugurates its new headquarters this month, with the goal of creating better, more high-tech solutions across a number of industries. Their current projects show that potential. 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.

Wipes: A growth category in choppy economic waters
Nonwovens Industry    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Across the hygiene industry, where the migration of growth from developed to emerging markets is well established, wipes - alongside incontinence products - are still far from reaching their full potential. The fact that wipes are still in growth (around 2 percent in developed markets in 2011) testifies to a category that continues to exemplify technological and marketing developments, which have helped propel wipes into something of a mainstay within the worlds of home and personal care. While diapers and san pro items have seen saturation deprive the category of sales growth, wipes have generally performed strongly and continue to offer significant opportunities for further growth. More

Freudenberg Nonwovens to restructure staple fiber business at headquarters
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Freudenberg Nonwovens, a business group within the Freudenberg Group, has announced plans to reorganize its staple fiber business at its headquarters in Weinheim, Germany. The company will reduce production capacity, citing reduced demand in the apparel industry, which has been substituting increasing amounts of lower-priced woven and knitted interlinings for traditional staple fiber nonwoven products. 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

Researchers quantify health impact of nanofibers    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Researchers at University of Edinburgh have quantified the health impact of nanofibers, paving the way to reduce health risks faced by people working with these small fibers utilized in manufacturing industries. More

Research: Global diaper market projected to reach $63.2 billion by 2017
PRNewswire via The Sacramento Bee    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
A recently published market report by Transparency Market Research on "Diaper Market - Global Scenarios, Trends, Industry Analysis, Size, Share and Forecast, 2011 - 2017," shows that the global diaper market is estimated to reach a market size worth $63.2 billion by the year 2017. The global market is dominated by Europe, which holds 33.3 percent market share, followed by North America holding 22.5 percent of the market share. However, with 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

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