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Kimberly-Clark signs single-source agreement with Novation
Nonwovens Industry
Kimberly-Clark has been awarded a single-source, three-year purchasing agreement with Novation for its Kimguard Sterilization Wrap products. Under the terms of this agreement with Novation, the sterilization wrap with demonstrated clinical advantages and favorable cost benefits will be available to more than 65,000 members and affiliates of VHA Inc., UHC, Children's Hospital Association and Provista, LLC.
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Ahlstrom introduces soft SMS fabric for surgical gowns
Nonwovens Industry
Ahlstrom has introduced Ahlstrom TenderGuard, a new soft SMS (spunbond-meltblown-spunbond) fabric for surgical gowns. Ahlstrom's TenderGuard offers the optimal balance between safety, softness and comfort. This versatile soft SMS fabric is designed with comfort in mind. Drapeable, pleasant to the touch and lightweight are just a few benefits of this fabric.
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Taking a tip from disposables
Sustainable Nonwovens
Garment making-up has always been the bottleneck in traditional textile manufacturing and little has changed in sewing machine technology for many decades. As a consequence, while just a handful of operators can man today’s automatic high speed lines for turning raw fibres into fully finished fabrics, there are still legions of sewing machinists putting the garments together at the end of the line.
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  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.
 


Oerlikon to exhibit at Techtextil India
Innovation in Textiles
Oerlikon Manmade Fibres, nonwoven technologies supplier, will be showcasing at the Techtextil India trade fair for technical textiles and nonwovens, Oct. 3-5 in Mumbai, India. With its Barmag and Neumag brands, Oerlikon Manmade Fibres will be showcasing solutions for the efficient production of innovative yarns for very special applications.
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SCA included in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index
Lesprom Network
SCA, global hygiene and forest products company, has once again been included in the Dow Jones Sustainability Europe Index, one of the world's most prestigious sustainability indexes, as the company stated in a press release.
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Momentive to show technololgy for carbon fiber parts at CE
fibre2fashion
Momentive Specialty Chemicals Inc. will showcase several examples of its products suited for the rapid production of carbon fiber parts for the automotive industry. The company will feature lightweight carbon fiber structural components at Composites Europe, Sept. 17-19 in Stuttgart, Germany.
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Parameter Generation & Control manufactures control rooms specifically designed for accurate humidity and temperature control for TAPPI applications. Our designs accurately produce the conditions required for stability studies, package testing, TAPPI, MIL-SPEC and vapor transmission.

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Industrial textiles lead industry growth in China
fibre2fashion
Industrial textiles led the growth of textile industry in China during the first half of this year, a meeting of the executive council of the China Textiles Industry Association was told. From January to June, industrial textiles sector in China registered a growth of 14.4 percent year-on-year, ranking first in the textile industry.
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Andritz to present complete production lines for nonwovens at SINCE 2013
Innovation in Textiles
Andritz, an international technology group, will present complete production lines and innovative solutions for needlepunch, spunlace and wetlaid at SINCE 2013 nonwovens exhibition that will take place Oct. 23-25 in Shanghai, China.
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