The producer of finishing machinery for the textile industry, Navis Tubetex, Lexington, NC/USA, has launched a 6 m wide nonwovens machine serving the automotive marketplace. The line comprises stenter with dryer, accumulation, inline inspection, rewind section and includes a sophisticated integrated controls package.
The 6 m line runs a wide range of nonwoven goods. This makes it suitable for wider production runs while providing waste reduction. Complementary, wide-format machinery especially for nonwovens production is currently being engineered. The launch is expected in the first quarter of 2020.