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JNC Explores Nano Technology

July 13, 2011

Pilot line uses electro-spinning method.

JNC, a subsidiary of Chisso Corporation and maker of spunbond and thermal bonded nonwovens, is exploring the possibility of commercializing nano-fiber nonwovens. JNC makes the nano-fiber nonwovens, which are marketed under the Elfa brand name, through an electrospinning process. Made from PVDF, PLA and nylon polymers, the nonwovens are one meter wide.

In other news, JNC continues to explore the possibility of establishing a Chinese nonwovens operation with Fiberweb to target the hygiene market there.

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