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General Nonwovens To Promote Spunbond Range

May 20, 2009

Company to showcase PP, PET products at Frankfurt event.

Next month in Frankfurt at the Techtextil show, General Nonwovens will promote nonwoven roll goods for automotives, technical textiles, carriers for extrusion coating, lamination and layers for composites in Hall 3.1, Stand H76. The company produces spunbond nonwovens in a range of 12-200 gpsm and up to 3.3 meters wide for hygiene, automotive, filtration, agriculture and technical applications.

General Nonwovens’ brands include HyGen for hygiene and personal care products, FilterGen for filtration products, TexGen for coated and laminated fabrics as well as home textiles, AutoGen for the automotive industry, AgriGen for agriculture and horticulture applications, IndiGen for industrial and technical textiles and MediGen for medical and surgical media.

General Nonwovens’ technology and spinning process has state-of-the-art downstream equipment. The multi-beam line includes sophisticated process controls and versatile fabric finishing capabilities, where fabric characteristics and performance can be optimized to specific needs.

In terms of technological capabilities, unique fiber spinning and a uniform lay-down system allow General Nonwovens’ customers to substitute fabrics with lower basis weight products while achieving the same or better performance. Features such as hydrophilicity, ultraviolet stabilization, anti-static, anti-bacterial and flame retardancy can further enhance the nonwoven fabrics.

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