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  • 17th June 2014

    ICE Recycling joins the Leigh family of companies

    The company that provides both on-site waste-stream management as well as off-site reprocessing services will join Leigh Fibers, one of the largest reprocessors of natural, synthetic and specialty fibres that is currently active in 25 countries around the worl...

  • 17th June 2014

    INDA annual report analyses nonwovens industry events

    A 99-page inaugural report by INDA includes executive summaries, introductions, backgrounds, objectives, current assessments, forecasted results and discussions by individual events to provide industry with all the data nonwoven professionals need to minimise ...

  • 17th June 2014

    EDANA delivers nonwoven statistics early to its members

    ‘Nonwovens Production and Delivery in Europe for 2013’ report, normally published after the end of May, has been made available to all EDANA member companies earlier, in order to support their business planning purposes....

  • 13th June 2014

    EDANA members elected new Board of Governors

    EDANA, the Association Serving the Nonwovens and Related Industries, has welcomed the new Board of Governors for 2014-2016 at the Annual General Meeting, held in Brussels this week, where Patricia Featherstone, who has been re-elected Chair of the Board of Gov...

  • 12th June 2014

    WOW Conference shows latest innovations in wipes, technologies and brands

    According to David Rousse, INDA President, the eighth annual WOW conference that took place in Minneapolis last week reflected the vibrancy and positive growth of the entire wipes industry, with presentations discussing branding strategies, industry forecasts ...

  • 10th June 2014

    Cinte Techtextil China expanded offer boasts nearly 500 exhibitors

    The countdown to Asia’s leading biennial trade fair for technical textiles and nonwovens continues as the industry’s leading players prepare for Cinte Techtextil China. Held in September at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre, it expects nearly 500 ...

  • 6th June 2014

    Repreve Recycling Center expands due to new customer adoptions

    Recycling capacity at the Unifi’s Repreve Recycling Center will increase by more than 70%, bringing the total investment to $15 million. This will be driven by demand from new customer adoptions with companies such as Ford, The North Face, Nike, Volcom and...

  • 5th June 2014

    TFP announces new range of recycled carbon nonwovens

    Technical Fibre Products has invested in developing the expertise and technology necessary to process carbon fibre recycled from various manufacturing processes and composite structures. This capability is said to enable TFP to support the world’s leading ...

  • 5th June 2014

    Rockline Industries geothermal technology to reduce energy reliance by 65%

    The 1.2 million square foot plant, installed by Rockline Industries and located in Booneville, AR, is the first production facility to be heated and cooled by geothermal technology. It is expected to reduce Booneville’s reliance on overall energy and natural...

  • 5th June 2014

    INDA’s CAB Conference proved successful with nonwoven professionals

    According to INDA, the Association of the Nonwoven Fabrics Industry, its Converting and Bonding Conference that took place in Greenville, SC, last month, brought together a diverse audience to learn about the latest information on government policies, recyclin...

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Sustainable features news on sustainability in technical textiles supply chains, from new technologies and materials to the new standards and regulations that are shaping the industry.