Today at INDEX, Saudi nonwovens producer Advanced Fabrics, announced it would add a new Reicofil line. The contract is for astate-of-the-art, six-beam spunmelt line from industry, which will be installed and running by early 2013.
Mr. Al-Othman said, “Iur strategy has always been to invest in the latest technology to expand SAAF’s international business in the Medical and Hygiene fields. This investment continues that strategy and will enable us to further develop with our strategic partners worldwide."
SAAF already has two spunmelt lines targeting the medical and hygiene markets.
The fact that the nonwovens industry is growing in China is not news. During the past decade, the market has achieved growth in the low double digits, well above the rates seen in more developed areas like the U.S. or Europe.
As multinational comp…