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July/August 2015

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Irantex, The 21st International Exhibition of Textile Machinery, Raw Materials, Home Textiles, Embroidery Machines & Textile Products
09/04/2015 - 09/07/2015

Hightex 2015 - 6th International Technical Textiles and Nonwovens Trade Fair
09/11/2015 - 09/13/2015

Nonwoven Nanofiber And Microfiber Fundamentals And Applications
09/14/2015 - 09/17/2015

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BBA Acquires AQF Nonwovens Group Reorganizes

BBA Group PLC., London., has completed the acquisition of AQF Technologies LLC, Charlotte, N.C. BBA previously owned 15 percent of AFQ and has now acquired the other 85-percent interest held by AQF Holdings Inc., an affiliate of Germany-based Hoechst AG.In other company news, BBA Nonwovens Group Americas has consolidated into two divisions.The MedicalandIndustrial Division includes the filtration, construction and agricultural products, industrial products, medical and consumer care, and packaged and specialty products businesses, supported by BBAs facilities in Old Hickory, Tenn.; Lewisburg, Penn; and Bethune, S.C.The Hygiene Division, comprised of the baby care, adult incontinence, FemCare and natural fibers businesses, is supported by BBAs plants in Simpsonville, S.C.; Washougal, Wash.; Green Bay, Wis.; Griswoldville, Mass; Toronto, and Mexico.

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