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


Spunbond report details market through 2016
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Price Hanna Consultants LLC, a management consulting firm whose principals have specialized in the nonwoven products, hygiene absorbent products and related fields for nearly 30 years, has published a new report that provides comprehensive global and regional market information on spunbonded polypropylene manufacturing costs, demand and capacities through 2016. More

Nonwovens features for skin contact wet wipes
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Convenience has always been a major reason for the success of wet wipes. The other key feature for users is performance, whether cleansing a baby's bottom, removing makeup or any of the other targeted tasks. Now, more than ever, wet wipes for skin contact continue their path of market growth driven by performance. More

New trade legislation takes effect for textiles and apparel
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Apparel groups applauded amendments to industry laws approved by Congress as well as the possibility of sourcing textiles in Africa and Central America. Julie Hughes, president of the U.S. Association of Importers of Textiles and Apparel in Washington, D.C., was supportive in fixes to the Dominican Republic– Central America Free Trade Agreement that were approved by Congress this month. 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.

Mycelial entanglements
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In Ecovative's EcoCradle packaging materials, a tangled web of mycelium binds together renewable waste materials in a process that can be used literally to grow composite products that can be composted when they are no longer needed. More

Medline expands adult incontinence site in Georgia
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After less than one year, Medline Industries is expanding its 600,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art adult incontinence product manufacturing facility due to overwhelming customer demand. Since opening earlier this year, the facility, located in Lithia Springs, Ga., has expanded capacity 50 percent and added a fifth machine, bringing the total investment in this facility to well over $100 million. In addition, Medline has hired about 120 new employees and plans to add more positions to support the additional production lines. 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

Beyond beauty: The future of cosmétotextiles
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In this two part feature, Debra Cobb takes an in depth look at the world of textiles which deliver cosmetic benefits and concludes that there is potential for cosmétotextiles to go beyond beauty and deliver wellness, therapeutic, and medical benefits. More

French textile machinery to again be active at INDIA ITME
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"India is a major player in the textile industry," says Bruno AMELINE, the Chairman of the French Textile Machinery Manufacturers' Association. He adds, "We have already very good customers whom we consider our partners, but the Indian textile industry needs an urgent modernization which will be implemented, may be with some delays, with the support of the Technology Upgradation Fund Scheme put in place by the Indian government." More

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