eXcelle crosslapper in operation, (Source: Andritz)
The Canadian nonwovens producer Jasztex ordered a crosslapper from Andritz for its Point Claire plant in the province of Quebec. The line will be dedicated to the production of polyester blends for a wide range of applications, including home furnishing, filtration, blankets, architectural, fire retardant, transportation. Start-up is planned for the 2nd quarter of 2023.
Over the last years, the international technology group Andritz AG, Graz/Austria, already provided crosslappers to Jasztex Fibers Inc, Point Claire/Canada, for previous investments in Toronto and Pointe Claire.
Founded in 1984, Jasztex holds strong positions in the North American markets. Jasztex’s nonwoven products are sold throughout the bedding, furniture, filtration, acoustic and thermal insulation, transportation and medical markets.