27th February 2020 – Meylan, France– TiHive Technologies has been nominated for the INDEX 2020 Sustainable process or management practice award.

Hereafter is the official press release by EDANA:


27th January 2020 – Brussels, Belgium – INDEXTM20, the largest global meeting place for players in the nonwovens industry, will again feature the INDEXTM 20 Awards for “Excellence in the nonwovens and related industries” at the EDANA stand at 10 am Tuesday 31st March, the opening day of the exhibition.

Throughout the four day exhibition the nominated submissions will be displayed at The Nonwovens Innovation Laba new INDEXTM feature showcasing how invention and sustainability drive the industry forward.

Open to products commercially available by the 31st January 2020, and selected by a jury of experienced peers, EDANA’s INDEXTM20 Awards are the highest accolade for the best examples of excellence in the industry, highlighting creativity and innovations from businesses of all sizes, and from all parts of the nonwovens supply chain.

Nominees for each of these, in alphabetic order, are as follows:Nonwoven Roll Goods

  • Fa-Ma Jersey – Microfly TM – nanocham AG+ 
  • JacobHolm-Sontara®Dual
  • Sandler-NewADL

Finished products made from, or incorporating nonwovens

  • Callaly-Tampliner®
  • DupontDeNemours-DupontTMTychem®2000SFR
  • HassanGroup-HeatableGeosyntheticMaterial

Raw materials or components (e.g. fibre, binder, polymer, tape), of special relevance to the nonwovens industry and related converted products

  • BeaulieuFibresInternational-UltraBond
  • OmyaInternational-Omyafiber®800(CalciumCarbonate)
  • Pelsan – Biodegradable breathable film for hygiene & medical market

Innovation in machinery of special relevance to the nonwovens industry

  • CAMPENMachinery–New patented airlaid beater forming technology
  • Dienes Werke für Maschinenteile – Depth Control Senso Plus (Led)
  • GDM-ExpandableWeldingWheel

Achievement for the most original marketing campaign for a product made from, or incorporating nonwovens:

Berry Global – J-Cloth® Plus Biodegradable Communication Campaign 

Sustainable Product

  • Ahlstrom-Munksjö – Fiber+, Green Capsule oxygen barrier lid, Compostable k- cup filter
  • Beaulieu Flooring Solutions – Rewind – Forward thinking carpet
  • RKW–RKWHyJet®CropCover

Sustainable process or management practice

  • Fatersmart – Closing the loop on used absorbent hygiene products
  • DiaperRecycling-Pureflow8
  • TiHive- TULIPZ

For more information about the exhibition, or to register as a visitor, please visit the dedicated INDEXTM20 website: http://www.indexnonwovens.org.