BBA Nonwovens Inaugurates Plant Expands Offerings

BBA Nonwovens, Old Hickory, Tenn., has begun operations at its new airlaid plant in Tianjin, China.
BBA selected a dry forming, semi swing air-laid production line from M and J Fibretech for the
plant. The new plant produces air-laid fabric for a variety of applications, including feminine
hygiene, adult incontinence or baby diapers, absorbent food pads, pre-moistened hygiene or
industrial wipes, medical substrates and filtration.In other news, Germany-based BBA Industrial
Nonwovens GmbH, a member company of BBA Nonwovens, has added several items to its filtration media
offerings. The UltraFlo® range of filtration media has been expanded by the addition of meltblown,
off-line SMS, off-line TMS and pure spunbond. Needlefelt products and high electrical conductivity
products are also new items.

June 2001