New Products

  • Carpet yarn machine

    February 29, 2012
    Oerlikon Neumag’s carpet yarn machine S+ was the company’s most successful machine in 2011, covering 85% of the sold BCF polypropylene capacity.


  • Vaopometer cup

    February 29, 2012
    Thwing-Albert Instrument Company has redesigned the Vapometer Cup for easier sample setup in the lab.


  • Web guide

    February 29, 2012
    TheFIFE-500 web guide for narrow web and nonwoven applications is the latest introduction from Maxcess.


  • Polypropylene

    February 29, 2012
    Braskem Polymers’ new generation of polypropylene resins for monospunbond nonwovens is a single-pellet solution designed to deliver an optimum combination of fit, softness, functionality, efficiency, cost effectiveness and sustainability for absorbent hygiene products and medical gowns and drapes.


  • PCR fibers

    February 29, 2012
    Poole Company’s EcoSure and EcoSure Wellstrand products have been certified as being manufactured from 100% post consumer recycled products.


  • Printing options

    February 28, 2012
    Larsen Converting offers up to 10 color printing on web widths up to 65 inches, inline slitting, trimming and rewinding and specialty water-based inks and coatings on film to nonwovens, paper, airlaid, spunbond, woven fabrics, tissues, boards and other substrates.


  • Elmarco to demo new machine

    February 21, 2012
    Nanofiber technology suitable for many markets.


  • Green filter cartridge

    December 14, 2011
    Freudenberg North America has introduced Viledon Hydrotexx ECO, a green filtration media made with post-consumer recycled (PCR) polyester. "Hydrotexx ECO was designed to respond to the green-minded consumers in the pool and spa marketplace,&quo…


  • Multifunctional fiber

    December 14, 2011
    Polyester fibers producer Teijin Fibers has developed a polyester fiber with a distinctive, highly modified cross-section with eight projections aligned in a radial pattern around a hollow fiber. The new fiber, named Octa, after its octopus-like appe…


  • Feminine Hygiene cotton spunlace

    December 14, 2011
    Ihsan Sons of Pakistan has announced a new, innovative nonwoven product. Since the start-up of the Fleissner spunlace line in 2006, Ihsan has has been successfully selling its 100% Cotton Spunlace under the brand "BELCOT" into a wide variet…


  • Honeywell Safety device

    December 14, 2011
    Honeywell has introduced its new Safety Manager Field Device Unit (FDU), which allows process manufacturers to more easily implement small, standalone safety applications in their facilities. The offering combines Honeywell Process Solutions' (HP…


  • Tank cleaning nozzles

    December 14, 2011
    For tank cleaning applications that require adherence to 3A sanitary standards, Lechler, Inc. offers two separate lines of tank cleaning nozzles. Each product uses a sanitary slip-on pin to connect to the inlet and has a smooth, slick finish to ensur…


  • Barrier film

    December 14, 2011
    A new barrier film for ostomy applications constructed of novel materials and designed for user confidence and comfort is now available from Avery Dennison Medical Solutions. InteliShield Barrier Film is PVC-, PVdC- and plasticizer-free, which makes…


  • Medical adhesive

    December 13, 2011
    A new medical adhesive formulation from Avery Dennison Medical Solutions provides manufacturers of temporary adherent medical devices with improved performance over conventional acrylic adhesives and rubber-based hydrocolloid dressings. The Avery De…


  • Femcare stacker

    November 15, 2011
    Focke & Co.'s General Packaging division has introduced the new FSX high-speed stacker for femcare products, which the company says raises the bar and sets a new standard in packaging technology. The FSX femcare stacker features high operatin…