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Go Wipes 2017 agenda announced
FRANKFURT – The schedule for annual wipes conference Go Wipes, which will take place in Frankfurt this November, has been released. Topics of discussion at the two-day event this year will include market trends, recent innovations and increased sector focus on sustainability.
Chicopee mop wins innovation award
EVANSVILLE – Berry Global brand Chicopee, a provider of foodservice cleaning towels and industrial wipes, has won the 2017 World of Wipes (WOW) Innovation Award for its new MicrofiberFloor Mop System.
“Immense potential" for China nonwovens
SHANGHAI – The 2017 China International Nonwovens Expo and Forum (CINE) concluded last month with notable positive feedback on the potential and growth of the country’s hygiene, medical and filtration sectors.
Liquid filler debut at PPMA
BIRMINGHAM –Shemesh Automation, provider of packaging solutions including in-line fillers, cappers, sealers, labellers and monoblock machines will debut its SA Stratum Filler at processing and packaging machinery trade fair PPMA in September.
World of Wipes 2018 calls for presentations
CARY– Nonwovens association INDA IS seeking presentations for the 12th World of Wipes (WOW) conference to be held June 5-8, 2018, at the Sheraton Grand Hotel, Chicago, Illinois USA.
Continued growth for Techtexil NA
ILLINOIS –The fourteenth edition of Techtextil North America, held last month in Chicago, Illinois, saw a 15 per cent increase in exhibitor numbers over the 2015 edition held in Houston, Texas, with a 60 per cent growth in space rented by overseas exhibitors.
Outlook 2017: Venture capital and innovation
In preparation for Outlook 2017, EDANA's general manager, Pierre Wiertz, caught up with keynote speaker Jonathan Bourget to discuss market trends, the influence of technology and the role of venture capital in business models.
Microplastics exploration at Dornbirn 2017
DORNBIRN – The subject of microplastics in the marine environment and what can be done to address the problem will be a key subject addressed at the 56th Dornbirn Manmade Fibres Conference, which takes place 13-15 September.
Research welcomed for MENA nonwovens show
DUBAI – The MENA Nonwovens Symposium, a meeting place for the nonwovens industry in the Middle-East and North Africa region, hosted by EDANA, will return in February 20
Filtech calls for papers
COLOGNE – Filtration conference Filtech is now welcoming research papers for its 2018 edition. The event, to be held in Cologne, Germany, will feature the latest advances and techniques in dust, gas and air filtration.
No Amazon on Mars
BRADFORD – Extended producer responsibility (EPR) will increasingly have to be factored in to the internal calculations of manufacturing companies as a result of global warming, attendees at the 22nd Nonwovens Network seminar, held in Bradford, UK, on 29 June were told.
Exhibitors plan early for ITMA 2019
BARCELONA – Textile machinery show ITMA has already booked 25 per cent of its exhibition space, after applications opened for the 2019 event just six weeks ago.
High praise for wipes conference
NASHVILLE – The World of Wipes (WOW) conference, hosted by nonwovens association INDA, welcomed more than 470 participants from companies representing the entire wipes supply chain.
Dornbirn to host record visitor numbers
Nominations open for Hygienix Award 2017
Nonwovens Network prioritises sustainability
Final day for Go Wipes papers
Wednesday 21 June is the final day for paper submissions to be made for the 2017 Go Wipes Europe conference, which takes places on 16-17 November in Frankfurt, Germany.
Asia’s hygiene symposium spotlights innovation
China pushing for production boost
Filtration returns in October
CHICAGO - Nonwovens association INDA will host the 26th annual Filtration conference and exposition this October in Chicago. The event, which is set to top last year’s record attendance of over 1300 visitors, will be a platform for industry leaders and the latest technological applications in the filtration segment to be showcased.
Preservation a priority at WOW
Success for geotextiles symposium
BEIJING- A new geotextiles symposium held in Beijing, China, attracted over 200 visitors from 14 countries. The first Eurasian Geotextiles Symposium platformed industry applicable developments and new technologies.
INDA co-sponsors hygiene symposium
Nonwovens association INDA is to co-sponsor the second RISI Asia Pacific Hygiene Products Symposium, to be held in November in Shanghai, China.
Go Wipes call for papers
Organisers of the Global Outlook for Wipes (Go Wipes) conference have issued a call for papers for presentations at this year’s edition, which is set to take place on 16-17 November in Frankfurt, Germany.
Record breaking Techtextil NA
Techtextil North America, to be held next month in Chicago, Illinois, is set to host a record breaking number of exhibitors for the odd year shows, with over 150 exhibitors from 17 countries.
JM filtration focus
Johns Manville, producer of technical nonwovens and composites for filtration, construction and energy storage applications, is exhibiting its technical nonwovens portfolio at the largest-ever Techtextil Frankfurt.
Technical nonwovens from Radici
Radici Group is demonstrating its technical nonwovens, yarns and fibres for a wealth of technical applications including automotive, construction and apparel at Techtextil Frankfurt.
Private label AHP showcase
Absorbent hygiene products leader Drylock Technologies will exhibit its baby care, feminine hygiene and adult incontinence product solutions at the PLMA conference in Amsterdam, the Netherlan
Sandler platforms acoustic nonwovens
Nonwovens manufacturer Sandler is exhibiting its ‘garden’ of technical nonwovens for acoustic applications at Techtextil. Stacey Dove reports from Frankfurt.
Registration open for Outlook 17
Keynote speakers for nonwovens conference Outlook 2017, to be held in Portugal in September will discuss new opportunities for the nonwovens industry and the political and economic outlook in the wake of Trump.
German giants at Techtextil
More than 60 textiles and nonwovens businesses from East Germany are exhibiting at a joint stand at Techtextil Frankfurt, collectively demonstrating an impressive collective of industry innovators.
Innovation awarded at Techtextil
The Techtextil Innovation Awards have been presented on the opening day of technical textiles and nonwovens fair Techtextil Frankfurt. Winners include a bicycle lock made of high-tech textiles, an intelligent knee brace and a seamless load-securing net.
Biggest ever Techtextil Frankfurt
Technical textiles and nonwovens trade fair Techtextil Frankfurt, has welcomed a record number of exhibitors. Sustainable Nonwovens reports from Frankfurt, Germany.
Materials platform from Conwed, SWM
Plastic netting manufacturer Conwed, acquired by Schweitzer-Mauduit International earlier this year, will exhibit at Techtextil Frankfurt this week. After acquiring Conwed, DelStar, and Argotec, SWM is now a leading supplier of advanced materials for the textiles and nonwovens industry.
RISE 17 speakers announced
The seventh edition of RISE - the Research, Innovation and Science for Engineered Fabrics conference, to be held in North Carolina in September, has announced speakers to present on innovations in global plastics extrusion, multifunctional fabric technologies, innovative apparel manufacturing, and disruptive engineered materials.
New benefits with TWE’s Amphibia
TWE Healthcare, a specialist in acquisition and distribution layers (ADLs) for hygienic disposables, introduced its new multi-layered Amphibia at the recent Index 17 in Geneva, Switzerland.
UK seminar will chart sustainable progress
Sustainable Strategies, the 2017 Nonwovens Network seminar, will explore some of the many routes that are being taken by manufacturers to exploit existing and new markets.
Kelheim at Techtextil
Kelheim Fibres will exhibit its portfolio of speciality fibres at technical textiles and nonwovens trade fair Techtextil Frankfurt next month.
First for Fives at Index
Fives is a new name in the nonwovens industry, but a company which has designed and supplied machines, process equipment and production lines for more than 200 years.
Nonwovens panel at Dornbirn
This September, the criteria of the Dornbirn-Man-made Fibres Congress (Dornbirn MFC), will be based on sustainable innovation andinclude segments dedicated to the reduction of carbon dioxide, ecological catering, and effective management of textile and nonwovens waste.
Index award winners announced
The winners of the Index 17 Awards have today been announced at a ceremony at the on-going nonwovens exhibition Index 17. Stacey Dove reports from Geneva, Switzerla
Finishing focus from Brückner
Machinery manufacturer Brückner will platform its technology for nonwovens and technical textiles finishing at Techtextil Frankfurt.
New fibres & adhesives from Lubrizol
The Lubrizol Corporation's Engineered Polymers business will demonstrate its thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU) product portfolio for textiles, hot melt adhesives, films and sheets at nonwovens and technical textiles trade fair Techtextil Frankfurt.
Absorbent innovations for nonwovens
Super Absorbent Fibre (SAF) manufacturer Technical Absorbents will demonstrate the performance benefits of its SAF technology for wound care, hygiene, filtration, packaging and cable applications at nonwovens and technical textiles trade fair Techtextil, to be held in Frankfurt in May.
Nominees announced for Filtrex award
Ahlstrom, Europlasm, Freudenberg, Johns Manville and Sandler have been announced as nominees for the Filtrex Innovation Award.Filtrex Europe will be held 5-6 April 2017 in conjunction with Index 17.
Covestro coatings for medical applications
At nonwovens trade fair Index Covestro will present new raw materials for sustainable, water-borne textile coatings said to have good haptics and enhanced stability towards disinfectants, as well materials as for non-latex bandages for compression therapy and secondary fixation.
DiloGroup at Techtextil
Nonwoven production line manufacturer DiloGroup will exhibit at nonwovens and technical textiles fair Techtextil Frankfurt. More than 1600 exhibitors from over 50 countries are expected at the exhibition.
Palexpo to host Index in 2020
Nonwovens association EDANA has signed a new contracted with exhibition organiser Palexpo for Index 20 in Geneva, Switzerland.
Positive outlook for Brazil conference
The second edition of Outlook Plus Latin America in São Paulo, Brazil, welcomed more than 270 delegates from across the hygiene nonwovens supply cha
Speakers announced for geotextiles symposium
Registration for the first EurAsian Geotextiles Symposium to be held in June in Beijing, China, is now open. The event, according to organisers nonwovens associations EDANA and CNITA, will deliver insight and intelligence on woven and nonwoven geotextiles in Europe and Asia.
Converting show returns to Munich
The tenth edition of converting trade show ICE Europe will be held next week in Munich, Germany.
EDANA visit to Sao Paulo waste facility
On 9 March 2017, nonwovens association EDANA partnered with CEMPRE, the Brazilian Business Commitment for Recycling, to allow a group of participants at Outlook Plus Latin America to see a waste sorting facility operated by a cooperative.
Wipes award finalists announced
The three finalists for the 2017 World of Wipes Innovation Award have been announced. Attendees of the World of Wipes conference in June, hosted by nonwovens association INDA, will help vote for the winner.
Speaker platform grows for Index 17
Visitors to the largest nonwovens exhibition Index, to be held in Geneva next month, will hear from a wealth of industry experts in a packed seminar and events programme featuring newly announced speakers.
Italian machinery at Index 17
ACIMIT, the association of Italian textile machinery manufacturers, and Italian trade agency ICE will for the first time platform six manufacturers involved in nonwovens machinery production at Index
EDANA calls for NIA papers
European nonwovens association EDANA has invited academics, researchers and industry experts to submit their proposed papers, abstracts or posters ahead of October’s Nonwovens Innovation Academy (NIA) conference.
Technical fibres at JEC World
Technical Fibre Products will launch new nonwoven materials at JEC World, to be held in Paris later this month.
Radici Group to add nonwovens line
Tessiture Pietro Radici, part of the Radici Group’s extrusion yarn business area, will add a new production line for bi-co spunbond fibres by the end of 2017.
WOW conference reveals programme
The full programme for this year's World of Wipes (WOW) conference, to be held 12 – 15 June in Nashville, Tennessee, has been released. Delegates will hear about the latest technologies and emerging markets in the evolving wipes industry.
TAPPI to host innovative nonwovens conference
The Technical Association of Pulp and Paper Industry (TAPPI) will hold its annual Innovative Nonwovens Conference (NETInc) from 23 – 26 April in Minneapolis, MN.
Nonwovens show returns to Shanghai
The second edition of CiNE – a trade show for nonwovens developments in China – is set to return for its second edition from 21 – 23 June in Shanghai, with support from fellow industry exhibition Techtextil.
EDANA announces Index Award nominees
Nonwovens industry association EDANA has announced the nominees for its Index 17 Awards, whose winners will be announced in a ceremony on the opening day of this year’s edition of the show.
Voting open for converting awards
Voting is now open for the ICE Europe Jubilee Awards which will commend best practice, innovation and performance in the converting indust
Smart displays from Bostik
Bostik will use interactive display stations to showcase its Smart@work adhesive technology at Index in Geneva, Switzerland.
Energy saving from Autefa
Autefa Solutions will focus on its capabilities for energy saving and advanced technologies for disposables at nonwovens exhibition Index, to be held in Geneva in April.
Wipes packaging debut at Index
Nonwoven packaging specialist Shemesh Automation Wet Wipes will debut its Citadel monoblock packer for round wipes in flexible packs at Index 17, to be held 4-7 April in Geneva, Switzerla
Sandler nonwovens at Index
Nonwovens manufacturer Sandler will exhibit its innovations for absorbent hygiene products and cleaning cloths at Index 17, to be held in Geneva, Switzerland, in April.
Registration open for Index 17
Registration is now open for nonwovens exhibition Index 17, to be held 4-7 April in Geneva, Switzerland. The show is set to feature over 650 exhibitors and 12,500 visitors from over 100 countri
INDA co-organises CINE 2017
Nonwovens association INDA will co-organise the second edition of the China International Nonwovens Expo & Forum (CINE) to be held in June in Shanghai, China.
New airlay technology for Index
Nonwovens machinery manufacturer Cormatex will exhibit its new airlaying technology – Lap Formair – at Index 17 to be held in Geneva, Switzerland, in April.
JEC Awards: winners announced
Composites association JEC Group has announced the 13 winners of the JEC Innovation Awards. The awards recognise composites on their technical interest, market potential, partnerships, financial and environmental impact and originali
Innovation platform at Techtextil Frankfurt
Applications are now being welcomed for the Techtextil Innovation Award, to be be presented during technical textiles and nonwovens trade fair Techtextil in May.
Lenzing platforms Tencel for hotel trade
Specialist fibres manufacturer Lenzing presented its successful applications for Tencel fibres in industrial linens and bed linens for the first time at Heimtextil 2017 in Frankfurt, Germany.
ICE Europe platforms converting innovation
International converting exhibition ICE Europe 2017, to be held in March in Munich, Germany, will present on technological innovations and manufacturing trends for the conversion of flexible, web-based materials, such as paper, film, foil and nonwovens.
Radici Group at Domotex
Radici Group's synthetic fibres and nonwovens division is to present its home and contract flooring products at textile flooring trade fair Domotex.
Geotextiles at Index
Speakers have been announced for a seminar on geotextiles to be held at nonwovens exhibition Index in April.
Registration open for Techtextil North America
Registration for nonwovens and technical textiles trade show Techtextil North America is now open. The 2017 edition of the conference will be co-located with the re-branded Future of Composites in Construction show and is projected to draw visitors from across the whole of the industry supply chain.
INDA collaborates on nonwovens training
Nonwovens association INDA has consolidated its industry training with a new professional development centre which includes content from North Carolina State University’s Nonwovens Institute.
The science of the small at NHPA 2017
The Czech Republic has led the field in nanofibre-based materials and fittingly, their industrial-scale adoption will be one of a number of key themes at the forthcoming Nonwovens for High Performance Applications conference (NHPA 2017) which takes place in Prague from March 7-8.
INDA creates college recruitment position
INDA, the association of the nonwoven and engineered fabrics industry, is on the lookout for a suitable candidate to fill a new promotional role to develop and execute face-to-face interactions on college campuses, and enhance member college recruitment efforts within the association.
Filtration shows collaboration
Filtrex Asia 2018 will be held alongside the China Filtration and Separation exhibition/Filtration and Separation Asia (FSA) in Shanghai in November 2018, the China Filtration Society (CFS), China Nonwovens Technology Association (CNTA) and UBM China, together with nonwovens association EDANA, have announced.
Nominees welcomed for wipes award
Nominations are now open for the World of Wipes Innovation Award 2017. The World of Wipes 2017 conference, hosted by nonwovens association INDA, will be held in June in Tennessee, USA.
Registration open for ICE USA
Registration is now open for international converting exhibition ICE USA, to be held in Orlando, Florida, 25-27 April 2017.
EDANA presentations at Index
Nonwovens association EDANA will host seminars on industry trends and the benefits of nonwovens at Index 17, to be held in Geneva, Switzerland, 4-7 April 2017.
Opportunities in composites at NHPA 2017
A recently-announced keynote speaker at the forthcoming 2017 Nonwovens for High Performance Applications conference (NHPA 2017), taking place in Prague, Czech Republic, from March 7-8, will be Dr Michael Effing, president of Composites Germany.
Digital printing for walls
Nonwovens are increasingly being employed in the wallcoverings sector and at the forthcoming Heimtextil 2017 show taking place in Frankfurt, Germany from January 10th-13th, SPGPrints will introduce two new digital printers specifically for this market.
Space collaboration at Techtextil
Space and related aerospace technologies will be a focus at the next edition of Techtextil, the international trade fair for nonwovens and technical textiles.
Nonwovens expo returns to Shanghai
The China International Nonwovens expo and forum (CiNE) will return to Shanghai next June.
Research welcomed from nonwoven innovators
Nonwovens association EDANA is welcoming presentations for the Nonwovens Innovation Academy 2017.
Filtration sector thriving says INDA
The 25thFiltration conference and exposition, which took place in Philadelphia earlier this month, confirmed the enduring appeal of the sector,said nonwovens association INDA.
Event platforms wipes industry
More than 120 delegates met in London this week at Go Wipes, billed as the first European event dedicated to the global wipes supply chain. Delegates and speakers included representatives from EDANA, Trützschler Nonwovens and Kelheim Fibres.
Techtextil NA forms advisory board
The organisers of nonwovens and technical textiles show Techtextil North America have chosen five new advisory council members to in the development of the exhibition’s 2017 symposium, to be held in Chicago, Illnois.
Record breaking ITMA ASIA + CITME
This year’s combined ITMA ASIA + CITME 2016 exhibition was the largest showcase of textile and nonwoven machinery since its launch in 2008.
Second Hygienix hailed a hit
The second annual Hygienix conference welcomed more than 525 representatives from throughout the hygiene and personal care supply chai
ANFA conference returns to Taiwan
The 2016 AFNA (Asia Nonwoven Fabrics Association) conference will be held in Taiwan later this month, which aims to promote further growth of the Asian nonwovens indust
Record figures for Cinte Techtextil
Cinte Techtextil China, the international trade fair for technical textiles and nonwovens held in Shanghai earlier this month, boasted a diverse line-up of exhibitors demonstrating ongoing potential in the Chinese market and strong demand for international products.
G&A to showcase at private label show
Wet wipes manufacturer Guy & O’Neill (G&A) will showcase its products and services for the wipes industry at the Private Label Manufacturing Association (PLMA) trade show, which takes place in Chicago next month.
Acoustics conference calls for papers
Papers are now being welcomed for the Automotive Acoustics Conference, to be held in Switzerland next July.
Speakers announced for Outlook Latin America
The keynote speaker at Outlook Plus Latin America, to be held in Brazil next year, will be Dr Welber Barral, chairman of the Brazil Industries Coalition and former Brazilian secretary of foreign trade.
Techtextil Russia now annual event
Nonwovens and their production equipment will feature at Russian Textile Week, which takes place in Moscow next February. Furthermore, event organisers say nonwovens and machinery trade fair Techtextil Russia will now become an annual event.
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