One of the world's largest nonwovens manufacturer relies on Oerlikon Neumag technology

Oerlikon Neumag airlaid technology for Avintiv

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Oerlikon Neumag has successfully assembled and commis-sioned an Airlaid Web Forming System for the production of hygiene airlaid nonwovens at Avin-tiv, formerly Polymer Group Inc., Benson, North Carolina USA.

Following an assembly period of just three months and the subsequent three-week commissioning phase, within a short time the system operated under stable conditions, with expected web quality. Hartmut Claussen, Head of Project Engineering at Oerlikon Neumag, summarizes: "It was thanks to the close and intensive collaboration between our customer and us. Both parties acted as one team and we are really happy to have reached our common targets."

With top-quality machinery and expertise in process and project management, Oerlikon Neumag has added a second airlaid system for high-quality hygiene webs to its good reputation within the Avintiv Group. Avintiv is one of the world's largest producers of nonwoven applications for hygiene, medical and cleaning applications.

About the Oerlikon Manmade Fibers segment

With its Oerlikon Barmag and Oerlikon Neumag brands, Oerlikon Manmade Fibers segment is the world market leader for manmade fiber filament spinning systems, texturing machines, BCF systems, staple fiber systems and artificial turf systems and – as a service provider – offers engineering solutions for the entire textile value added chain. As a future oriented company, the research and development at this division of the Oerlikon Group is driven by energy-efficiency and sustainable technologies. With the expansion of the product range to include polycondensation systems and their key components, the company now caters to the entire process – from the monomer all the way through to the textured yarn. The primary Oerlikon Barmag markets are in Asia, and – for Oerlikon Neumag – in the USA, Turkey and China. Correspondingly, Oerlikon Barmag and Oerlikon Neumag – with just under 2,500 employees – has a worldwide presence in 120 countries as part of the Oerlikon Manmade Fibers network of produc-tion, sales and distribution and service organizations. At the R&D centers in Remscheid, Neumünster and Chemnitz, highly-qualified engineers and technicians develop innovative and technologically-lead-ing products for tomorrow’s world.

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