With above 70 task submissions across 7 types masking the entire nonwovens offer chain, the awards judging panel, composed of senior marketplace reps, users of the nonwovens press, and Edana officers, experienced the tough endeavor of refining these down to a most only a few nominees for each group centered on demanding conditions, in accordance to a press release by Edana.
Nonwoven roll products, Sontara Twin, by Jacob Holm is the to start with winner of the award. Sontara Twin is a special, new 100 for each cent cellulosic wipe substrate built with proprietary Sontara engineering. The substance brings together a rough aspect with a tender aspect to reach incredible cleansing effects. The special 3D-aperture construction protects sensitive surfaces from scratches and is light plenty of to use on skin. Sontara Twin is out there in many colors and is absolutely free from any binders, chemical compounds or adhesives.
Tychem 2000 SFR, completed or composite products built from, or incorporating, nonwovens by DuPont de Nemours is the second winner. Tychem 2000 SFR represents a new technology of secondary flame-resistant chemical garment engineering, specially designed to satisfy the dual hazard requirements of a protective chemical match towards chemical splashes jointly with secondary flame-resistance. The fabric utilized in Tychem 2000 SFR garments is a special engineering. It does not char when exposed to flames, but was designed to shrink away from flames -without burning.
UltraBond, uncooked components or elements (for instance, fibre, binder, polymer, tape) of distinctive relevance to the nonwovens marketplace and relevant transformed products by Beaulieu Fibres International is the 3rd winner. Producing 100 for each cent recyclable sustainable needle-punched fabrics with this special polyolefin staple fibre. UltraBond eliminates the want for latex or other chemical binders to consolidate nonwovens. The innovation opens up a new path to create 100 for each cent PP needle-punched fabrics which satisfy the same functionality necessities, while reducing the conclusion-of-life environmental affect.
Expanding Welding Wheel, an innovation in equipment of distinctive relevance to the nonwovens marketplace by GDM is the fourth winner of the INDEX award. This revolutionary answer generates a aspect seam welding in toddler and adult pant-form products. This engineering permits the generation of an extended amount of measurements with the same device. Facet-seam bonding and functionality are assured for a large selection of uncooked components. The device is composed of welding stations mounted onto a wheel-like method, enabling substantial-pace operation and requiring zero dimension-modify time.
J-Fabric In addition Biodegradable Communication Campaign, the most initial marketing campaign for a solution built from, or incorporating nonwovens by Berry World wide is the fifth winner of the award. J-Fabric biodegradable and compostable is generated with 100 for each cent natural biodegradable fibres from PEFC certified resources. Berry planned a concurrent marketing campaign combining on and offline communications. The purpose was to educate the industry as to what was out there and get the solution into the fingers of as numerous critical opportunity conclusion-customers as probable, striving to maximise the thrust/ pull opportunity of our distribution chain.
Green Capsule Leading Lid, Compostable K-cup filter by Ahlstrom-Munksjö is the sixth winner of the INDEX award. Fiber+, is an revolutionary filter media employing completely biodegradable and compostable uncooked components for the best infusion. The Green Capsule Leading Lid is a compostable lidding filter. Its construction allows best espresso extraction many thanks to a substantial-pressure resistance, and the oxygen barrier qualities aid to protect espresso freshness in the capsule. The Compostable K-cup filter is a special compostable, formable filter, suitable with the K-cup method and able of holding substantial portions of espresso for the best end result in cup.
The FaterSMART recycling engineering is the seventh winner of the award. It is in a position to recycle utilized absorbent hygiene products, that is, toddler diapers, adult incontinent diapers, and female pads, and get better 100 for each cent of the uncooked components i.e. plastic, cellulose and tremendous absorbent polymers that can be utilized in new generation approach in a circular financial system ecosystem.
In addition to the award types, a independent ‘People’s Prize’ was released to be certain visibility for all the Awards nominees’ tasks and demonstrating the breadth of creative imagination in the nonwovens marketplace and its suppliers. The organization whose video clip gathered the finest amount of ‘likes’ on the INDEX Nonwovens LinkedIn web page was considered the prize winner.
Fibre2Fashion News Desk (GK)
The winners of the 2020 version of Edana’s prestigious INDEX Innovation Awards have been declared. The ceremony was at first programmed to get area in the course of INDEX twenty exhibition in April 2020, now scheduled to be held from September 7-ten, 2021. Edana, thus, resolved to honour the 7 award winners in a ‘live’ on line ceremony on September 7, 2020.