Home / Knowledge / News / Textiles / Chicopee brings Spinlace fabrics to wipes category
Chicopee brings Spinlace fabrics to wipes category
29
Sep '08
With next-generation nonwovens technologies, a new customer-focused approach and applications-based collateral material, Chicopee is building on its more than a century-old legacy of innovation in wiping products to continue to lead the industry into the future.

Leveraging the latest technologies and resources of PGI, a leading global engineered materials supplier, the Chicopee business is bringing new innovation to the wipes category with introductions such as its Spinlace fabrics that will be expanded across the wipes product line.

The new strategy is bringing customers a greater selection of higher performance nonwoven cleaning fabrics and packaged wipes engineered to meet specific market needs from Chicopee, a leader in the industry with a rich legacy that included 60 years as a Johnson & Johnson subsidiary.

Part of PGI's wipes group, Chicopee is adopting a new market-driven approach centered on meeting the needs of customers in four key markets: building care, food service, health care and general purpose.

As the needs of wipes users has become increasingly specialized, PGI has responded with customized offerings to meet their specific needs.

“A decade ago, the selection of wipes was very limited,” said Scott Tracey, vice president sales and marketing Chicopee and Consumer Products of Chicopee. “We offer more than 40 different types of wipes for food service alone.”

“As the market grows and matures, we are addressing the different needs of customers in key market segments for engineered wiping products that are designed with specific performance characteristics for the industrial and consumer applications they are used in,” he said.

Among the new developments:
• The company's new Spinlace fabrics, created by a highly efficient manufacturing process that incorporates continuous filament with hydroentanglement, is being expanded across the product line.
• New offerings utilizing this process include DuraWipe XTRA, an extended use, heavy-duty industrial cleaning wipe made with a highly absorbent core pulp that is compatible with both water and oil-based solvents. The product is available in pop-up boxes, quarter fold and jumbo rolls. Spinlace fabrics also will be available in the Chix food service line.
• PGI is incorporating its new state-of-the-art spunlace fabrics to upgrade the strength and durability of the Worxwell general purpose machine washable wipes for heavy-duty extended cleaning use.
• New collateral material focused on the four segments has been launched to aid customers in selecting the products that best meet their market needs.

The literature shows workers and consumers using the wiping products for jobs ranging from cleaning floors, windows, office equipment and heavy machinery to sanitizing food service and health care environments.


Must ReadView All

Azerbaijan's Gilan Textile Park raises exports by 40%

Apparel/Garments | On 18th Aug 2018

Azerbaijan's Gilan Textile Park raises exports by 40%

Azerbaijan's Gilan Textile Park has raised its exports by 40 per cent ...

CPD studies living cost of Bangladesh RMG workers

Apparel/Garments | On 18th Aug 2018

CPD studies living cost of Bangladesh RMG workers

The living cost of readymade garment (RMG) workers in Bangladesh...

Brazilian cotton price index returns to April 2018 level

Textiles | On 18th Aug 2018

Brazilian cotton price index returns to April 2018 level

Cotton prices dropped in Brazil in the first fortnight of August as...

Interviews View All

Yash Agarwal
Hitansh Online

Every market region has its own culture and trends

Nitin Soni
Dolphin Jingwei Machines

Taxation policies need to be made simpler

Top executives
Textile & apparel bodies

Textile industry would like to see inclusion of cotton yarn under MEIS and ...

Carolin Russ

Weko, Weitmann & Konrad GmbH & Co KG, based in south Germany, is...

Abhishek Pachauri

Reckon Industries adapts latest systems for manufacturing from designing...

Tejas N Patel, Navin D Patel

Founded in 1999 by Navin Patel in the name of Tejas Fabrics with 100...

Georg Reinhold
Trützschler Nonwovens & Man-Made Fibers

Trützschler Nonwovens & Man-Made Fibers, a part of the Trützschler Group,...

Johan Berlin
Investkonsult Sweden AB

Investkonsult Sweden AB are consultants in the nonwoven and absorbent...

Mark Paterson
Technical Absorbents Ltd

Mark Paterson, R&D manager of Technical Absorbents Ltd talks about Super...

Sonam & Paras Modi
SVA

Sonam and Paras Modi's Sva Couture is synonymous with head-turning...

Karan Arora
Karan Arora

Bridal couture created with rich Indian heritage, exquisite craftsmanship...

Cigdem Akin
Cigdem Akin

She has carved a niche for herself as the national brand of Turkey. Her...

Press Release

Press Release

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Submit your press release on


editorial@fibre2fashion.com

Letter To Editor






(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies





SEARCH

Leave your Comments


August 2018

Subscribe today and get the latest update on Textiles, Fashion, Apparel and so on.

news category


Related Categories:

Advanced Search