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


Kimberly-Clark to exit diaper category in western and central Europe
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In announcing its third quarter results this week, Huggies maker Kimberly-Clark said it has decided to exit the diaper category in Western and Central Europe, with the exception of the Italian market, and to divest or exit some lower-margin businesses, mostly in the consumer tissue segment. The company will also streamline its European manufacturing footprint and administrative organization to align its cost structure with these strategic decisions. More

Kelheim Fibres develops Umberto specialty viscose fiber
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Germany-based Kelheim Fibres GmbH has developed Umberto, a viscose fiber that features a variety of letter-shaped cross sections and is showing promise for both nonwovens and textile applications. Umberto's parameters can be tuned during the spinning process to create various shaped cross sections. For nonwovens applications such as wet wipes, fibers of a certain length have been shown to provide dispersibility. More

Research: Baby diapers market in Middle East, Africa, and India to collectively reach USD 1,994.5 Million in 2017
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According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research "Baby Diapers Market - Middle East, Africa, and India, Industry Scenario, Size, Share, Value Chain Analysis & Forecast, 2011 - 2017," the baby diapers market in the Middle East, Africa, and India is estimated to reach a market size worth $1,994.5 million in year 2017. The market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 11.6 percent from 2012 to 2017. Babies in these regions are expected to use about 8 billion diapers a year by 2017. 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.

Flame retardants market heats up
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From apparel designed to protect firefighters and military personnel in the heat of battle, to bedding and furniture for the most vulnerable of citizens, flame resistant nonwovens can be classified among the most important products the industry produces. That notion is perhaps why a series of articles discussing the prevalence of toxic flame-retardants in American homes, published in the Chicago Tribune this May, reignited debate on regulatory reform and flammability standards. More

Home textiles - still going strong
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It's getting close to the end of the year, and therefore, it's getting close to the summit of the global home textiles industry: Heimtextil. The gathering will take place at the Messe Frankfurt fairground in Frankfurt Jan. 9-12, 2013. 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

Vita Nonwovens in High Point now locally owned
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Three of Vita Nonwovens' local managers, aided by private investors in Charlotte and Atlanta, have bought it from the European conglomerate that has controlled it for more than a decade. The deal includes Vita Nonwovens' 130,000-square-foot factory with 95 employees in High Point, plus additional factories in Texas and Indiana where another 55 employees work. More

Sani-Cloth Bleach receives EPA registration for Clostridium difficile claim in all 50 states
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Sani-Cloth Bleach Germicidal Disposable Wipe from PDI Healthcare has received Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) registration for its Clostridium difficile (C-diff) claim in all 50 states. Healthcare facilities nationwide can now benefit from the full Sani-Cloth Environmental Hygiene System, which includes germicidal wipes for all areas of healthcare facilities, ranging from high-risk or sensitive patient areas to general everyday use. The system also includes dedicated training and educational support, complete in-servicing, compliance tools, signage and dispensing accessories. More

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