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Find out more about nonwovens and their applications

The versatility of the vastly engineerable materials has made nonwovens essential in fields as diverse as Filtration, Transportation, Civil...

Mixing and matching for sustainable gains

The synergies between knitted and woven fabrics and randomly-laid nonwovens – along with the separate benefits of viscose and PLA in a...

Managing a miraculous material

INDEX™ exhibitor Indorama Ventures (IVL) is a major supplier of fibres to the nonwovens industry and following its acquisition of Avgol in 2018, also...

Exhibit at INDEX™23

Just under a year to go, 200 exhibitors have already booked their stand! Don’t miss the opportunity to book your stand space at INDEX™23, the...

Is the cup half empty or half full?

Replacing a paper cup with a plastic one in the drive to reduce greenhouse gas emissions (GHGs) may sound emotively counter-intuitive to many people....

At your convenience for half a century

At EDANA’s recent 50th anniversary Nonwovens Get-together held in Brussels on April 28th, a special immersive room, built on the successful Nonwovens...

EDANA and Palexpo confirm dates of INDEX™ 23 and triennial frequency beyond 2023

31st March 2022 – Brussels - In times of uncertainty and questioning for the future of industry events, the Board of EDANA and Management of Palexpo...

Get the bigger picture at INDEX™23

The global nonwovens industry is currently in an exciting phase of its evolution, after playing a substantial role in the global response to the...

Interview with Boerge Wessling, Reifenhäuser Reicofil

The past two years have been an extraordinary period for the nonwovens industry, and for Reifenhäuser Reicofil as a company.

…and what to expect in 2022 and beyond…

The industry’s shifting focus In 2020 and 2021 much of the focus of the nonwovens industry has understandably been on single-use applications for...

What was new in 2021…

During the COP26 global environmental summit held in Glasgow in November last year, Ekaterra, the recently separated tea business of Unilever,...

Revisit INDEX™20 Daily News

News, articles, and all the insights about the Nonwoven industry By WTiN, the only official newspaper on INDEX™20, in association with...

INDEX™20 closes with a clear message of positivity for the future

INDEX™20 opened its doors this week, after an 18 month’ wait, delighted to welcome the nonwoven industry back to Geneva with open arms. The...

Pulp far from fiction at INDEX™20

The loblolly pine has had a unique role in the development of the absorbent hygiene products (AHPs) industry.

All systems go at Glatfelter

It’s been a notable year so far for leading nonwovens manufacturer Glatfelter, and the company will have plenty of new things to discuss with...

The bridge between linear and circular

SABIC, which is among the world’s largest petrochemicals manufacturers, will be a first-time exhibitor at INDEX™20 this October. The $26...

What Naukatek did next…

One of the most intriguing companies to emerge during the era of the Covid-19 pandemic has been Norway’s Naukatek, which is currently planning to...

Swiss authorise trade fairs from July

We can’t wait to see you at INDEX™20 in Geneva this October!

The best of both worlds – protection and detection

Nonwovens as filters for face-masks, as well as other critical items of PPE, have proved essential in the global fight against Covid-19. What is...

More useful holes than a Swiss cheese

As high performance functional materials, nonwovens are still full of holes. They consist of between 80-95% air, which provides them with a lot of...

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