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Techtextil prepares for take off

Monday, 16 January 2017

article thumbnailThe press kits contained featherweight packs of freeze-dried peaches and ice cream. The flowers on the tables were edible and beside their vases sat the latest Samsung virtual reality headsets. After a memorable simulated 3D space journey, Michael Jänecke, Messe Frankfurt’s director of brand management for technical textiles and textile processing, made a surprising entry wearing a vintage NASA uniform. Held during the Heimtextil 2017 home textiles show in Frankfurt on 12 January, the press conference for the forthcoming Techtextil and Texprocess 2017 exhibitions was nothing if not...


Sustainable Nonwovens

Dec/Jan 2016

2016 - a year in quotes

10 Questions For…

Jerry Baker, vice president of global nonwovens, Kimberly-Clark

The power of PET

Report from the 2016 PCI Wood Mackenzie World Fibres Conference

Media City

The Filtech exhibition and conference continue to grow, reflecting a very buoyant sector.

Do Not Flush

The wipes industry fights back

News, comment, analysis

The latest news from across the nonwovens industry

And much more...


Unilever advances carbon reduction commitment

Tuesday, 17 January 2017

article thumbnailOne year after announcing its bold ambition to become carbon positive by 2030, personal care giant Unilever has signed a contract to use biomethane at five of its sites in the UK and Ireland.

Suominen introduces Airlace for workplace

Monday, 16 January 2017

article thumbnailNonwoven wipes manufacturer Suominen has launched a new nonwoven substrate for professional wipes. Airlace for Workplace is claimed to be effective in demanding work environments and offer economical...


The Power of PET

Monday, 09 January 2017

article thumbnailAt the 2016 PCI Wood Mackenzie World Fibres Conference held in Hong Kong in November, Hugo Christiaen, business unit director for TWE Hygiene and Healthcare, outlined some of the many...

SNW meets ELG Carbon Fibre

Monday, 09 January 2017

article thumbnailTen questions for…Frazer Barnes, managing director, ELG Carbon Fibre


2016: a year in nonwovens

Wednesday, 21 December 2016

article thumbnailFeaturing nonwovens in space, bioplastic market growth, graphene developments and more, here’s a look back at our most read stories of 2016.

Antimicrobial action

Friday, 09 December 2016

article thumbnailEffective and reliable antibacterial treatments are a necessity in today’s nonwovens industry and it is the responsibility of companies to support government hygiene initiatives according to Swiss...


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