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Topics announced for Innovative Nonwovens Conference
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TAPPI is pleased to announce the call for papers for the 2013 NETInc Technical Program. NETInc stands for the Innovative Nonwovens Conference, organized by the Nonwovens Engineers and Technologists (NET) Division of TAPPI. NETInc is the perfect forum for a new constituency of industry and academic researchers, the professionals from the nonwovens and affiliated industries and the academic community to enable connections and synergies that support capability development and innovation for industry growth. More

Improved Sustainability through Water Re-Use
Enhance your on-site wastewater treatment. Systems from Layne provide clean, re-useable water supplies from your waste stream. Improve plant performance while reducing energy use and discharge. Layne’s membrane bioreactors are available as complete systems or as retro-fits to your existing biological treatment system. more

Teijin nonwoven polyester adopted for sound-absorption in Mitsubishi vehicle    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Teijin Limited announced that its V-Lap lightweight, sound-absorbing polyester material has been selected for use in the floor carpet of the new Mitsubishi Outlander, a midsize crossover vehicle that launched in Japan last month. More

Report: Global textile chemicals industry analyzed by transparency market research
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Globally, textile chemicals market is driven by the growth of the global apparels market and technical textiles market. The global textile chemicals industry, by product type was led by coating and sizing chemicals with 32.1 percent of the market in 2011, closely followed by colorants and auxiliaries with 26.9 percent of the market in 2011. Other types of textile chemicals include surfactants, desizing agents, bleaching agents and yarn lubricants. The collective share of such textile chemicals amounted to 22.9 percent of the global textile chemicals market by product in 2011. 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

Lenzing repositions Modal brand
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Lenzing is repositioning its Lenzing Modal brand to reflect the new Modal production technology it now employs. The Austrian company says the slogan 'Makes the World a Softer Place' will now be changed to 'CO2 Neutral Softness by Edelweiss Technology.' Lenzing says its symbiotic production process makes Lenzing Modal CO2 neutral* and the full integration of its site in Austria, pulp production and fiber production in the same location, leads to the recovery of excess energy and valuable wood substances. More

Freudenberg-NOK Sealing Technologies showcase nonwoven materials
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Freudenberg-NOK Sealing Technologies (FNST) showcased a portfolio of products that enhance the safety, durability and performance of electric vehicles at the 2012 Battery Show in Detroit, MI, from Nov. 13-15. More

Textiles research morphs beyond fabric
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At 3:30 on Nov. 16, the Clemson Tigers lined up opposite the North Carolina State Wolfpack in Death Valley to kick off the 31st annual Textile Bowl game. Well, sort of. No doubt it was a game, and a big one, especially for the Tigers, who were vying for their first 10-win season since the 1980's and a possible BCS Bowl bid. Whether it was the Textile Bowl depends on who you ask. In North Carolina, they still call this match-up by its traditional name, in honor of the region's once-dominant industry and the two schools that provided the science and management expertise that kept it thriving for decades. 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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The feminine hygiene market
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As feminine hygiene manufacturers face market maturity in the developed world, they continue to unearth new market segments and marketing platforms that either hold onto existing consumers a little longer or lure new consumers at an early age, a strategy that can be extremely important in this brand loyal category. More

German textile machinery sales to fall 3 percent in 2012
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German manufacturers of garment, leather technology and textile cleaning machinery are anticipating a slight drop in sales of 3 percent in real terms for 2012 compared to 2011. A turnover increase of 4 percent in real terms is forecast for 2013. More

Fiberweb margins and profitability ahead of last year
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Fiberweb expects its performance for the full-year to be in-line with current market forecasts, with margins and profitability ahead of prior year. It says North American construction volumes remained stable at the higher levels seen in the first half, with encouraging signs for next year apparent from recent housing start data and positive customer responses to the successful commissioning of the new, highly-flexible housewrap digital printing line. More

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