Buckeye Technologies launches new flushable material

Buckeye Technologies Inc. is launching a new material that can be used in the manufacture of moist toilet tissue products.

The product, AIRspun Flushable is an airlaid nonwoven substrate and will be unveiled during the Index11 Exhibition April 12-15 in Geneva, Switzerland. Index11 is a showcase for airlaid and fluff pulp products for the nonwovens industry.

“AIRspun Flushable was designed to meet the performance criteria of our customers, including the flushability guidelines set forth by the nonwovens industries’ associations in North America and Europe,” John Crowe, chairman and CEO of Buckeye, said in a statement. “Additionally, the product is made predominantly with our own fluff pulp cellulose from renewable materials, so it fits well with our continued sustainability efforts.”

Source: Memphis Business Journal

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