Reicofil Pilot To Be Installed at NC State

Reifenhäuser Reicofil and The Nonwovens Institute (NWI) at North Carolina State University have partnered to install a one-meter-wide Reicofil meltblown line at the institute.NWI sees this expansion as an essential step in the continual investment in state-of-the-art fiber and nonwoven technologies.The new pilot line, scheduled for completion in October and for booking trials in January, will enhance NWI’s ability to continue its mission as a leader in education, research and product development for the nonwovens and affiliated industries.

The German machinery manufacturer Reifenhäuser Reicofil, a subsidiary of the Reifenhäuser Group, is the worldwide leading supplier of nonwoven, meltblown and composite lines. The Reicofil technology enables customers to produce superior quality nonwoven fabrics for a broad range of applications in hygiene, medicine, filtration and industry.

The Nonwovens Institute is the world’s first accredited academic program for the interdisciplinary study of engineered fabrics through an innovative partnership of industry, government and academe. NWI combines the expertise of NC State’s leading colleges of Textiles, Engineering, and Natural Resources with the research and development capabilities of its more than 60 member companies.

Source: Nonwovens Industry

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