Life-saving textiles

December 20th, 2021

Finnish nonwovens manufacturer Suominen offers a sustainable portfolio of products made of renewable, recycled and/or plastic-free raw materials as well as compostable and dispersible nonwovens. Photo: Suominen.  Experts weigh in on the future of the nonwovens market.  by Seshadri Ramkumar Textiles are necessities in our daily lives, but single-use and semi-durable products where nonwoven materials find […]

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E 2 coated textiles company formed in new partnership

October 17th, 2019

Israeli company Engineered Polymer Technologies (EPT) and Erez Technical Textiles, based in Hillside, N.J., have announced the launch of E2, a joint venture that combines U.S. manufacturing capabilities and Israeli ingenuity, an Erez press releases says. The joint venture, operating under the new name, will allow the companies to focus on innovation and expand capabilities. The […]

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Indian company debuts cotton for nonwovens

June 26th, 2017

South India-based Jayalakshmi Enterprises has developed mechanically processed cotton varieties suitable for use in absorbent technical textile products. Globally, the nonwovens sector is looking for new fibers that are sustainable. To fulfill this need, Jayalakshmi has released two different types of processed cotton that can be used in nonwoven manufacturing processes, such as needlepunching and […]

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AATCC conference focuses on sustainability and innovations

April 27th, 2015

The historic city of Savannah, Ga., hosted a gathering of more than 200 people, who participated in deliberations on the latest developments in consumer trends, textile chemicals, fiber and material innovations. The American Association of Textile Chemists and Colorists (AATCC) Conference had three distinct tracts: concept-to-consumer issues, chemical applications and materials. There were 44 papers […]

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