On January 18, 2019, the manufacturer of textile machinery, Autefa Solutions Germany GmbH, Friedberg/Germany, welcomed customers and industry experts in Mumbai/India with the aim of sharing latest developments in needle-punching, spunlace and airlaid technology, as well as retrofit solutions.
In India, geotextiles, automotive products, wipes, sanitary napkins and baby diapers all show high growth rates. Typical applications of needle-punched nonwovens are artificial leather, automotive felts and carpets. Products for thermal and noise insulation are typical applications for the airlaid technology. Overall India’s nonwovens industry is entering into a rapid development stage with big market potential ahead. Energy saving, higher machine availability and reduced maintenance cost are key market requirements along with higher product quality demand.