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Autefa welcomes Indian customers

Autefa Solutions discussed major nonwovens industry trends at its Symposia for the Indian nonwovens industry last week.

23rd January 2019

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 |  Friedberg

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Andreas Meier, Product Manager Nonwovens; Alexander Stampfer, Regional Sales Director Nonwovens; Amar Surve, Sales Manager India. © Autefa Solutions

Andreas Meier, Product Manager Nonwovens; Alexander Stampfer, Regional Sales Director Nonwovens; Amar Surve, Sales Manager India. © Autefa Solutions

Autefa Solutions hosted a Symposia for the Indian nonwovens industry last week, welcoming a high number of potential customers and industry experts in Mumbai, where it shared its latest developments in needlepunching, spunlace and airlay technology, as well as retrofit solutions.

Autefa Solutions is a leading full line supplier for complete nonwovens lines and represents companies with a long tradition and many years on the market. Combining the experience of the companies Autefa, Fehrer, FOR and Strahm, the company stands for high quality, durability and performance made in Europe, according to Alexander Stampfer, Regional Sales Director, Autefa Solutions.

“Our overall goal is to be close to our customers to better understand their needs. As a full line supplier for carded- crosslapped needlepunch lines, spunlace lines and thermobonding lines we offer a wide product range for the nonwovens sector, including fibre preparation, carding, needling, thermobonding, hydroentanglement, drying as well as end-of-line equipment. The customer today is more demanding and requires lowest possible Total Cost of Ownership (TCO),” he explained.

The major nonwovens industry trends of high productivity paired with low maintenance cost and high flexibility for various nonwovens products increase the demand for top quality machines from Autefa Solutions, the company says.

In India geotextiles, automotive products, wipes, sanitary napkins and baby diapers showing very promising growth rates. Typical applications of needle-punched nonwovens are artificial leather, automotive felts and carpets. Products for thermal and noise insulation are typical applications for the Airlay technology.

Overall, India’s nonwovens industry is entering into a rapid development stage with huge market potential ahead, the company reports. Energy saving, higher machine availability and reduced maintenance cost are market requirements. There is also an increasing product quality demand.

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