Albaad to add Wetlace nonwoven line to Dimona – nonwoven industry magazine
“We are committed to developing new products, such as environmentally friendly and biodegradable wipes,” said Dan Mesika, President and CEO. “As the pioneer manufacturers of our Hydrofine disposable wipes, we are committed to environmental sustainability. Thanks to the new Andritz line, we will expand the product portfolio of our production site in Dimona with innovative and high efficiency fabrics. “
Albaad is one of the world’s three largest wet wipe manufacturers and is committed to providing excellent wipes for all needs. The company operates leading production facilities on three continents, each equipped with the latest technology. Albaad produces spun and disposable fabrics at its facilities as well as purchases from other roll product suppliers to support the production of a wide variety of wipes.
“Our knowledge and experience of Drylaid and Wetlaid technology, along with the state-of-the-art equipment provided by Andritz, will enable us to provide the market with naturally sourced nonwovens and the best response to market demand,” said Gadi. Choresh, President, Nonwovens Division, Albaad.
The state-of-the-art neXline wetlace hybrid is the perfect combination of wet and dry inline banding with hydro-entanglement and drying, including quality control equipment and a Metris Industry 4.0 set. The line can produce first class fabrics including biodegradable, carded and disposable / dispersible nonwovens for end uses as wipes.
“Our innovative production line gives Albaad enormous flexibility in the production of wipes,” says Tobias Schäfer, vice president of sales at Andritz Nonwoven. “In addition, Andritz’s Metris scanning package will provide Albaad with very efficient and intelligent operation.