Neenah Expands Meltblown
Company will make materials for surgical, civilian masks
Amidst the Covid-19 pandemic, Neenah Filtration has expanded its meltblown capacity to better meed demand for face mask materials at its Feldkirchen-Westerham, Germany production site. Neenah Filtration is continuously increasing the production of filter media for surgical masks according to the BFE standard as well as FFP1, FFP2, FFP3 and P3 masks based on meltblown nonwovens.
In addition, Neenah Filtration is converting other media production machines needed to combat the COVID 19 pandemic. These machines will make materials for face masks used by civilians to protect against the spread of the virus. Benefits of the material are the prevention of droplet infection, excellent strength properties and the possibility of a combination with different materials. It can also be used as one layer.