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Polymer Processing Machinery Sales, LLC

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


Innovation drives growth of polypropylene
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According to a recently published study by leading industry consultants, Applied Market Information Ltd (AMI Consulting), innovation, in the period through to 2016, is pushing up sales of polypropylene in Europe in the face of fierce inter-polymer competition and slow economic growth. More

Airlaid market positioned for progress
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With the majority of demand for airlaid nonwovens coming from the feminine hygiene market, as well as wipes applications, airlaid nonwovens offer some interesting advantages over other nonwoven technologies, including a sustainable raw material base. However, challenges still persist. More

Japan: Nonwovens production decreases for 1st time in 1 year
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According to a METI monthly report on textile and consumer goods statistics, August Japanese production of nonwoven fabrics decreased by 0.6 percent from the same month of last year to 25,792 tons, which is the first decrease since July 2011. 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.

World disposable medical supplies market demand to grow 6.4 percent annually to 2016
PRNewswire via The Sacramento Bee    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
RnR Market Research adds, "World Disposable Medical Supplies to 2016" market research report that says global demand for disposable medical supplies is projected to grow 6.4 percent annually to nearly $200 billion in 2016. More

TAPPI Reach-In Chamber
The Parameter Series 7911 40 cu. ft. is specifically designed for accurate humidity and temperature control for TAPPI applications. This test chamber is designed to accurately produce the conditions required for applications such as stability studies, package testing, TAPPI, MIL-SPEC, and vapor transmission.

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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

China: A return to economic reality?
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From the latest economic news from China, it is obvious that the great country is in a process of rethinking: The National Bureau of Statistics of China recently published economic data for the third quarter, reporting that the gross domestic product rose 7.4 percent - the lowest gain since early 2009. On the other hand, there are also signs of a recovery in the Chinese economy, which would be more than welcomed by the Western textile machinery industry. More

Control Tension the Easy Way

With its easy-to-navigate graphic user interface, the SteadyWeb™5 Tension Controller will have your machine operators maintaining the right tension for your web process in no time.
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Suominen Corporation continues efficiency improvement measures
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Suominen Corporation has decided to stop the production of polypropylene staple fibers at the Nakkila facility of Suominen Nonwovens Ltd. This is part of the company's broader performance improvement program aimed at creating cost savings representing about 2 percent of net sales. More

Baby diapers market in Middle East, Africa, and India to collectively reach $1,994.5 million in 2017
PR Newswire via MarketWatch    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
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 USD $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

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