2019 Nonwovens Innovation Academy - Over 100 pioneers gather for innovation incubator

The Nonwovens Innovation Academy 2019 (NIA), held at the DITF (Deutsche Institut für Textil and Faserforschung) in Denkendorf on 16th - 17th October, demonstrated once again that the nonwovens and related industries harbours a talented and thriving research community.
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OUTLOOK™ 2019 closes as most successful edition ever - Over 530 key stakeholders gather for premier nonwoven personal care products and hygiene conference

With a record number of delegates from across the nonwovens and related industries in attendance, OUTLOOK™ was again confirmed as a key industry event for the sector, showcasing EDANA’s mission to support the growth and promote the sustainable development of the industry.
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Position papers / Statements

European manufacturers of diapers, incontinence care and female sanitary products are committing to a new level of action and consumer transparency on substances of interest

Brussels, 16 October 2019 – EDANA, representing European manufacturers of absorbent hygiene products, have today announced their intention to create a Stewardship Programme for Absorbent Hygiene Products to limit the presence of chemical impurities found in diapers, incontinence care and female sanitary items, such as tampons and sanitary towels. Industry will devise the programme in consultation with regulators, academia, consumer groups and suppliers.
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Tackle the formaldehyde challenge

Matthias Renka is a Technical Service Manager for Textiles at Synthomer, one of the world’s foremost suppliers of aqueous polymers. Prior to presenting at this year’s edition of the Nonwovens Innovation Academy, he spoke with Marines Lagemaat, EDANA‘s Scientific and Technical Affairs Director, on efforts to tackle the issues around formaldehyde.
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