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IDEA 2016: Strong Growth and Confirmed Investments

IDEA16 broke all previous exhibitor and attendee records.

By Adrian Wilson, Correspondent

Attracting over 7,000 attendees and 555 exhibitors, INDA’s IDEA16, held in Boston from May 2-5, broke all previous exhibitor and attendee records and the buoyancy of the North American nonwovens industry was very apparent. Yet on a global level, two factors continue to exert a strong influence – the progress of China and the price of oil.…Continue Reading »

Techtextil North America Exhibit Reflects Healthy Fiber Industry

More than 9,000 people attended TTNA in May, along with 351 exhibitors.

By John McCurry

The 13th edition of Techtextil North America (TTNA), held May 3-5 at Atlanta’s World Congress Center, achieved positive results by most accounts. This year’s show housed 351 exhibitors and drew more than 7,000 attendees. Many exhibitors were pleased with the event’s traffic while others reported their objective was to let the world know they are open for business. As it did two years ago, TTNA shared an exhibit hall with Texprocess Americas and the JEC Composites show.…Continue Reading »

Tow Processing Equipment Company DM&E Turns 40

President Van Durrett and Assembly Manager Walt Puckett with a new Series 40 Cutter that is ready for shipment.

By John McGowan

Although some segments of the North American textile industry may best be described as “mature,” in the heart of North American textile country there is one, very unique manufacturer that plays a key role in the global textile fiber industry. DM&E and its 29 employees combine technology and experience to insure the precise cut and crimp of synthetic fibers of all descriptions being produced all over the world. …Continue Reading »

FILTECH 2016

FILTECH is the largest and most important filtration event world-wide. This Exhibition is a must for all those concerned with designing, improving, purchasing, selling or researching filtration and separation equipment and services. FILTECH is the international platform and solution provider …Continue Reading »

ITMA Asia 2016

Asia’s Leading-edge Business Platform Since 2008, a combined show known as “ITMA ASIA + CITME” has been held in China, scheduled to take place every two years. Taking off in Shanghai, the milestone event features the unique strengths of the …Continue Reading »

Hygienix 2016

It’s an event packed with ideas, and spotlighting the industry’s most revolutionary thinkers! Hygienix is a must for anyone in the absorbent hygiene and personal care industry. Come, and you can network with world renowned speakers. Connect with industry peers. …Continue Reading »