Nonwovens symposium focuses on sustainability

July 11th, 2018

EDANA’s 2018 International Nonwovens Symposium confirmed confidence in the opportunities and strengths of the nonwovens industry. The event included a keynote presentation on IKEA’s global material sourcing strategy followed by a session highlighting steps into the circular economy and use of renewable resources. Other topics included Industry 4.0 challenges and opportunities, recycling, innovation, new filter […]

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European nonwovens increase

June 4th, 2018

EDANA has released the results of its annual nonwovens industry survey. In 2017 nonwovens production in Greater Europe grew in volume by 4.3 percent to reach 2,544,450 metric tons with a total estimated turnover of approximately 7,869 million euros (+5.6 percent). Some established players like France and the Benelux countries were at a standstill, but […]

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EDANA holds Middle East symposium

April 23rd, 2018

In February, EDANA, the global association serving the nonwovens and related industries, held a conference in Dubai for the nonwovens industry in the Middle East and North Africa. Some 200 delegates from more than 100 companies attended the fourth annual symposium. It featured analysis on market outlook, product innovation, demographic trends and sustainability initiatives, with […]

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EDANA report on nonwoven statistics

August 2nd, 2017

EDANA, the international association serving the nonwovens and related industries, has published the “EDANA Statistics Report on Nonwovens Production & Delivery in Europe, 2016.” Available to members, the report offers detailed production statistics and market analysis. Data collected in the report establishes that the overall production of nonwovens in Greater Europe grew by 3.3 percent […]

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Europe adopts wipes disposal symbol

August 4th, 2016

EDANA, the Brussels-based global association serving the nonwovens and related industries, has released the results of a review of wipes packaging in Europe, showing that companies are voluntarily adopting the industry’s Flushability Guidelines for testing and the labeling Code of Practice for wipes packaging. EDANA checked 229 individual packages in 11 countries and found that […]

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EDANA launches nonwovens training program

September 29th, 2015

EDANA, the international association for the nonwovens and related industries, has renewed its training course program with “Nonwovens Learning Cycle™,” an integrated approach to nonwovens from the basics to advanced courses and guided development. Developed in partnership with the European Centre for Innovative Textiles (CETI), the courses are delivered in four stages: an introduction to […]

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