New markets for needlepunch nonwovens
Specialty Fabrics Review | May 2012
Needlepunch nonwoven fabrics are a popular choice for applications as varied as furniture construction and oil spill containment. Thrace-LINQ Inc., Summerville, S.C., has supplied woven and nonwoven geosynthetic technical fabrics, but is now expanding into new markets, including industrial, automotive, building materials, absorbency, furniture and bedding. The company’s advanced fiber processing capabilities allow it to use a range of polymers, such as polypropylene, polyester, polyethylene and polymer and color blends. The company offers custom solutions and can design and efficiently manufacture needlepunch fabrics in both large and small volumes for clients working on new applications.