Medical, Health & Hygiene

  • 4th June 2014

    INDA expands its Vision event offer with acquisition of Insight International Conference

    INDA, the Association of the Nonwoven Fabrics Industry, has changed dates for its events that are to take place in 2014-2015 in order to host a larger and bigger offer for the absorbent products and disposable hygiene industry next year. The newly combined In...

  • 4th June 2014

    JX announces its entry into nanofibre business

    JX Nippon Oil and Energy Corporation that already owns two nonwoven businesses, has announced its plans to enter the nanofibre market with its new polypropylene nanofibres manufacturing technique that, according to the company, can provide results that are dif...

  • 2nd June 2014

    40 years of Freudenberg expertise focus on applications in advanced wound care

    Freudenberg began manufacturing medical nonwovens back in the 1970s, in the 1980s the company launched wound pads made of nonwovens instead of knitted products for use in plasters. Now, after 40 years on the market, the company is putting the focus on advance...

  • 2nd June 2014

    Techtextil North America and Texprocess Americas 2014 set record attendance

    More than 9,000 visitors came to a dynamic synergy created by the eleventh edition of Techtextil North America and second Texprocess Americas co-located with JEC Americas that took place in Atlanta last month. The three in one event hosted 759 exhibiting bran...

  • 30th May 2014

    Ahlstrom's wall covering line inaugurated in China

    The new Ahlstrom wall covering substrates production line worth around EUR 40 million has been inaugurated in China, to supply high-end wall covering products for the growing Chinese market. Jan Lång, President and CEO, believes this is a major step in the e...

  • 29th May 2014

    Suominen launches Home Spa product range

    According to Suominen, the market leader in nonwovens for wipes, economic recession and increasing personal time constraints have left many consumers using spas and salons less often. However, they don’t want to give up on the idea. Together with Lenzing, th...

  • 28th May 2014

    Swiss textiles go to space

    Dr Gerst is setting off from the cosmodrome in Baikonur, Kazakhstan, for the six-month long mission at the International Space Station (ISS). He will be responsible for a series of clothing physiology experiments that are expected to shed new light on the inte...

  • 27th May 2014

    An Innovation industry in new and old

    Is staple fibre innovation dead in nonwovens? Our correspondent and the US textiles industry veteran Bill Smith brings the latest news on the state of the industry, discussed at the second Converting and Bonding Conference, organised by INDA, The Association o...

  • 23rd May 2014

    15 Days Left to Enter the IFF Innovation Award

    There are only 15 days left to enter the IFF Innovation Award. Find out the prize money and prestige the award offers and check out the variuos categories covered. ...

  • 22nd May 2014

    Something for Everyone at Techtextil North America

    According to US textiles industry veteran and Innovation in Textiles correspondent Bill Smith there was something for everyone at last week’s Techtextil North America in Atlanta, GA - and in fact, he says, it was the best edition of the show since it began i...

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