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Nonwovens spotlight: Machinery and equipment review
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A.Celli Nonwovens offers printing technology for nonwovens, PP/PE film and tissue. The company can report three references for its printing technology since its launch at INDEX 2011. The technology offered by A.Celli enables multi-color printing using UV-, water- and solvent-based techniques to serve the nonwovens market with the highest quality of print. A.Celli Nonwovens' printing technology is specially designed to be integrated with the customer's existing line. This enables the roll goods producer to offer value added fabrics with aesthetic benefits that converters are now looking for to empower their brands with designs and images for product differentiation without having to depend on external suppliers for their printing needs. More



3M launches spray adhesive for geotextile seaming
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3M Company, St. Paul, Minn., has introduced 3M Geotextile Seaming Cylinder Spray Adhesive, a new method for seaming geotextile fabrics for uses including, but not limited to, erosion control, soil separation and subgrade stabilization applications. The adhesive is an extremely versatile, fast-tacking construction-grade spray adhesive with a unique wide-web spray pattern, ideal for bonding geotextile fabrics. With this innovative solution, installers of geotextile fabric can see time-savings of more than 56 percent compared to sewing, the company says. More

NTC likely to set up technical textile plant in Ahmedabad
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With three more mills yet to be revived in Ahmedabad, National Textile Corporation is mulling setting up of a technical textile plant in one of them. The Ministry of Textiles, along with NTC is planning to set up in all 12 technical textiles plants across the country, one of which is likely to come up in Ahmedabad. More

Improved Sustainability through Water Re-Use

Enhance your on-site wastewater treatment. Systems from Layne provide clean, re-useable water supplies from your waste stream. Improve plant performance while reducing energy use and discharge. Layne’s membrane bioreactors are available as complete systems or as retro-fits to your existing biological treatment system. more
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Emerging markets represent 20 percent of world flexible packaging demand
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In a new study, PCI Films Consulting has identified 13 emerging flexible packaging markets comprising of Poland, Russia, Turkey, Mexico, Brazil, India, Indonesia, Thailand, Vietnam, Saudi Arabia, UAE, Nigeria and South Africa. Collectively these markets, valued at $14 billion, have grown by almost 70 percent since 2006 and now account for 20 percent of total world demand. More

Richard Hough sees success in geotextile, medical markets
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New investment during 2012 by U.S. technical nonwovens producers is highlighting the benefits of calendering and water extraction technology from U.K.-based Richard Hough Ltd. Significant installations so far this year have been commissioned by leading suppliers to the geotextiles and medical sectors. More


Tension Roll® Transducer Measures Web Tension

If you measure the tension on your running web, you can control it. Get the most reliable web tension measurement device available anywhere. The Tension Roll transducer installs quickly and more easily than a separate idler roll and load cells on a machine. Choice of load ratings and roll finish. MORE
Softness, Stiffness & Elasticity Testing
Our OPUS instruments provide simple and fast non-destructive ultrasonic measurement of softness, stiffness and elasticity for non-wovens, plastics, paper and other materials. The data provides unique information that can be used in process and quality control, performance prediction and product development. MORE
Optimize your production flow!
FlexLink specializes in components and turnkey solutions specifically for the paper converting industry. Our patented Dynamic Flow Concept, among other solutions, will reduce accumulation; improve operator access, machine, and floor utilization. We take pride in the quality of our systems and ensure you'll have high up-time and little maintenance. More info


United States contests Argentina's import restrictions
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The U.S. government has initiated action through the World Trade Organization to settle a dispute with Argentina concerning the use of trade restrictions on all goods imported into Argentina. In a first step to resolve the dispute, the United States has requested consultations with Argentina, which has set non-transparent licensing requirements on imports of some 600 product categories including textiles and apparel, footwear, luggage, chemicals, plastics, paper products, automobiles and related products, machinery and tools, and numerous other products. More

Tufco expands wipes converting operation
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Tufco Technologies, Inc. has purchased additional assets to support the growth of its wipes converting operation. The new equipment includes two Ilapak Delta 3000 LD-HS Flow Wrappers on PCMC Clipper #2 converter and a H22S, seven-lane, single fold, horizontal towelette, form/fill/seal machine from Circle Packaging. More

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