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Tredegar Film Products To Present New Products At INDEX

April 10, 2011

Company showcases topsheets, acquisition distribution layers and elastic product lines.

Tredegar Film Products will unveil a number of new products at INDEX. Tredegar’s new innovations include additions and enhancements to its topsheets, acquisition distribution layers and elastic product lines.

As one of the world’s leading suppliers of topsheets, Tredegar will introduce several new topsheet grades at INDEX. One of Tredegar’s latest premium topsheet concepts is SoftAire apertured film. SoftAire is an innovative, sophisticated film structure which reduces skin contact area. leading to optimal comfort and softness. The product is visually and tactilely attractive and maintains premium performance levels for acquisition, rewet and masking. A new grade will be available at the show. Tredegar also continues to build its FreshFeel apertured film platform, providing the consumer excellent protection levels.

Tredegar’s ComfortAire apertured laminate topsheets are a high loft and flexible nonwoven laminate that combines the softness of a nonwoven with the strikethrough and rewet performance of an apertured film, enabling consumers to enjoy protection with comfort. ComfortFeel laminate topsheets have a cloth-like, soft, and drapeable film/nonwoven structure and offer high performance levels through the combination of selected raw materials and design.

The latest breakthrough generation of the company’s AquiDry acquisition distribution layers will be available. AquiDry Plus accelerates the acquisition and distribution of fluids to the core layer for increased consumer comfort and discretion, drier and healthier skin, thinner diapers, and cost-optimized consumer products.

As an established elastics innovator, Tredegar Film Products supplies customers with cost-effective elastic laminates that provide comfortable fit and reduce leakage. New grades of the various platforms are available providing the right balance of performance and value. FlexFeel and FlexAire elastic laminates are supersoft, high stretch laminates for diaper ears and side panels. If needed, FlexAire provides the breathability desired in incontinence applications.Tredegar’s ExtraFlex elastic films for waistband and in-line lamination of ears and side panels bring ultimate comfort to baby diapers and adult incontinence products. ExtraFlex films deliver high extension and excellent retractive properties. Tredegar also continues the evolution of FabriFlex elastic laminates for side tab and diaper ears to meet the changing needs of the diaper industry.