Andritz Nonwoven has successfully started up a complete, high-capacity needlepunch eXcelle line from web forming to needlepunching, supplied to Eco Technilin, Poland. The line has a production capacity of about 1,000 kg/h, and produces nonwovens made of natural, glass and polypropylene fibers from 300 to 2,400 gm2 for the automotive industry.
Andritz delivered the opening and blending equipment, an eXcelle card for a width of 2.5 m, and a profile crosslapper in combination with Andritz technology for pre-needling and needling of heavyweight nonwovens.
This order once again demonstrates the strong and long-term partnership between Andritz and Eco Technilin, which is already operating two Andritz lines in France.
As a leading provider of natural fiber solutions, Eco Technilin is currently capable of producing over 10,000 tons of nonwoven mats per year. The company has developed a range of materials for many applications in the transport industry (automotive, aircraft, buses, railway, etc.), construction industry, furniture, geotextiles and many more. It will substantially increase its production in the coming months.