Fitesa Simpsonville Wins 2015 INDA Rise® Award

Fitesa 100 Percent Biobased Spunbond manufactured by Simpsonville, S.C.-based Fitesa Simpsonville Inc. recently won the 2015 Rise® Durable Product award presented by the Association of the Nonwoven Fabrics Industry (INDA), Cary, N.C. The nonwoven material features a sheath/core bicomponent configuration, which combines two biobased polymers — Minnetonka, Minn.-based NatureWorks LLC’s Ingeo polylactide and I’m green polyethylene from Philadelphia-based Braskem.

The nonwoven is targeted to hygiene and personal care end-uses.

May/June 2015