Andritz Nonwoven has received two orders from Fujian NanFang Textile Co., Ltd. of China to supply two new neXline spunlace nonwoven lines for its new plant in the city of NanPing, Fujian Province. Both lines will produce facial papers and wipes, and start-up is scheduled for the first quarter of 2017. The first spunlace line from Andritz will be capable of processing 100% bleached cotton fibers in a crosslapping configuration with an eXcelle card, Dynamic crosslapper, drafter and another eXcelle card, including the ProDyn and Isolayer functions, in order to enhance the web profile uniformity and thus save raw materials. For web bonding, Andritz will supply its Jetlace Avantage hydroentanglement […]
Oerlikon Barmag Huitong Engineering Delivering Polycondensation System to Chinese Filament Yarn Maker
Despite the continuing market slowdown in China, Oerlikon Barmag Huitong Engineering Co., Ltd., a joint venture of Oerlikon Manmade Fibers segment, recently signed an order for a 60,000-ton/year polycondensation system with a well-known filament yarn maker in China. The system, which will be commissioned in the Jiangsu Province in the second half of 2017, will be installed upstream to an existing filament spinning system to convert it into a direct spinning system. What is so special about the new system is that it can cater to high demand for differentiated fibers. Yarns with bright, cation-dyeable, semi- and full-dull features can be produced, as can special polyester with flame-retardant, low-melting-point, high-shrinkage, […]
The Men’s Fashion Unity in Japan held an announcement and award ceremony for the 5th Shibuya Street Best Dresser Award at Hachiko Square, Shibuya Station on November 27th. Arisa Ueno (creative director, DJ and model of Fig & Viper) received the award for Shibuya Street category, and Yutaro (model and celebrity) was selected for the Harajuku Street category. Ueno and Yutaro were awarded for their activities in Shibuya and Harajuku and contribution to promoting the Shibuya and Harajuku street culture.