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08/04/2014

INDEX™ 14 Automotive Forum highlights the opportunities for Nonwovens in vehicles

EDANA today launched a video highlighting the applications and benefits of nonwovens for use in vehicles, ahead of the Automotive Forum, which focused on the major applications and latest trends in nonwovens for the automotive industry.
EDANA, the international Association serving the nonwovens and related industries today launched a video highlighting the applications and benefits of nonwovens for use in vehicles, ahead of the Automotive Forum, which focused on the major applications and latest trends in nonwovens for the automotive industry.

Initiated with the launch of a specially-commissioned video, supported by EDANA members involved in supplying nonwovens for automotive applications, the video tells the story of the role nonwovens play with more than 30 locations in modern vehicles made with nonwoven materials.

For the first time at INDEX, a special forum has been dedicated to automotive nonwovens, highlighting the benefits and applications of nonwovens in the automotive industry, including their contribution to performance, comfort, and the efficient use of our planet’s resources.

Speakers at the forum covered a range of topics, including:

  • How Europe is retaining its lead in automotive innovation and the contribution nonwovens are making to it
  • Nonwovens applications in the area of sound insulation, interior trim and car seats
  • Nonwovens; making your drive comfortable and safe
  • Automotive nonwoven components from recycled diaper materials
  • The sustainability benefits of nonwovens in automotive applications

Additional details about the applications and advantages of automotive nonwovens can be found at www.INDEX14.org.

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