Trevira GmbH from Bobingen a polyester fibre specialist will be again participating in a joint presentation with sister companies from the Indorama Ventures parent group at Index 2017. Trevira will be presenting comprehensive programme of new products and customized fresh development for the wide range of technologies and applications in the non-wovens sector.
A new offering in biopolymer fibres (Ingeo) is a siliconized PLA hollow fibre for use in fillings. In response to customer demand in terms of product functions and material properties, the comprehensive product range for airlaid applications is being continuously enhanced. This also applies to special fibres for the carding sector and shortcut types for the paper industry; where the focus in on improving dispersion.
With regard to the increased need for fibres with additional functionalities and to the use of fresh combinations of raw materials, capacities in bico-fibres are being expanded. For both the polyester and the PLA programme, Trevira has also developed modified fibres for the hygiene sector (e.g. for wet wipes), where these stand out due to their particularly soft handle.
Emphasis is also being placed on finishes for fibres that must meet food industry standards, likewise on antimony-free polyester fibres, the aim here being to enhance product safety.
The Index, a nonwoven trade fair will take place from 4th â€“ 7th April 2017 at Palexpo, in the vibrant international city of Geneva.
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