Carl Cucuzza, president of Teknoweb North America, was at INDEX showcasing his company’s six lane Futura wet wipes converting machine.
"What's new is the speed capability. We are demonstrating a machine that is running at 900 cuts per minute. These numbers mean we continue to try to provide advantages that allow our customers to produce more good products in the same amount of time. We're running an airlaid material and a spunlace to show the flexibility of the machine for very different substrates,” he said.
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…