Israel-based wet wipe manufacturer Albaad Corp. has invested in a nonwovens line comprising machinery from Germany-based Trützschler Nonwovens & Man-Made Fibers GmbH and Voith Paper GmbH & Co. KG. The new line, expected to go on-line next year, will produce spunlaced and wetlaid flushable products.
The line includes Trützschler Nonwovens’ AquaJet spunlacing unit and Voith Paper’s HydroFormer™ for wetlaid production. It also includes Trützschler’s energy-efficient Streamliner drying system, and is the first wet-in-wet production line to utilize that machine, according to Albaad.
Albaad spent three years developing a proprietary flushable fabric technology that will be produced using Trützschler’s and Voith’s machinery.
Marc Wolpers, sales director, Trützschler Nonwovens & Man-Made Fibers; Boaz Roseman, CEO, Albaad; and Klaus Afflerbach, Ph.D., senior sales manager, wet laying, Voith Paper