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Lubbock, USA: Status of advanced textiles sector and innovations in the field will be featured at a forthcoming conference. The Nonwovens Engineers and Technologists division of TAPPI will organise Innovative Nonwovens Conference (NETInc) in Charlotte, NC from April 16 through April 18, as part of the leading paper conference PaperCon of TAPPI.
Medical textiles market to hit $20.23 bn
The global medical textiles market is expected to reach USD 20.23 billion by 2022, according to a new report by Grand View Research, Inc. The rise in the number of elderly population, ongoing technological advancements and increase in health consciousness are fueling the growth of global medical textiles market.
Aurora Specialty opens high-tech facility
Aurora Specialty Textiles, a leader in coating, dyeing and finishing of both woven and nonwoven fabrics, has opened a new high-tech manufacturing facility in Yorkville, US, which features the EHWHA ultra wide-width coating and finishing line.
Nonwovens Miles to go!
There is a huge untapped potential in nonwovens for the Indian industry. High cost, lack of entrepreurship and dearth of research are proving to be major hurdles on the path of growth for this emerging segment in technical textiles. Karthik Muthuveeran analyses and bares some details. China is the leader today and will remain as top producing country in Asia, taking the lion’s share. India’s nonwoven production is growing at 13 per cent CAGR on volume basis as compared with China’s 12 per cent CAGR.
Nonwoven technologies: A critical analysis
Nonwoven fabrics have quietly revolutionised consumer, medical, and industrial market places throughout the world, aver Laga SK, Vignesh Dhanabalan and Daniel Karthik. Nonwoven is an engineered fabric structure made directly from fibres, to provide specific function to ensure fitness for purpose. The term “nonwoven” is often used as a generic description of a fabric that is not produced by process of weaving or knitting, more broadly, a fabric that is different from a traditional textile fabric. Like textile fabrics, nonwoven is a planar structure that is produced with varying degrees of integrity, surface texture, thickness, flexibility, and porosity that involves low cost and production process.
Groz-Beckert among top 3 for RISE Durable Product Award
From January 25-28, 2016 the RISE (Research, Innovation & Science for Engineered Fabrics Conference) took place in New Orleans, USA. It is organised by the Association of the Nonwoven Fabrics Industry (INDA) and provides the annual stage to present the prestigious RISE Durable Product Award.
Federle honoured with Lifetime Award
INDA, the Association of the Nonwoven Fabrics Industry, has recognised Thomas W Federle, Ph.D., Research Fellow at Procter & Gamble, with its prestigious 2015 Lifetime Technical Achievement Award. This award is given to individuals with long established technical careers in the nonwovens industry and technical innovation.
WOW 2015 attracts record attendance
INDA, the Association of the Nonwoven Fabrics Industry, wrapped up its ninth annual World of Wipes® International Conference, June 16-19, with the presentation of the World of Wipes Innovation Award to The Clorox Company and record conference attendance.