ucts company expected to be spun-off
of the newly merged DowDuPont. Following recommendations of a team of
independent advisors, the newly merged
company made a number of adjustments
between the Materials Science—where
the nonwovens business was originally
set to land—and Specialty Products divisions to enhance the companies’ competitive advantage.
Dow and DuPont merged last month
with the intention of creating, and eventually spinning off, three standalone companies. In addition to Specialty Products,
these companies include Materials Science and Agriculture. The Specialty Products company will be headquartered in
Wilmington, DE. In addition to the safety
and construction division, which will include nonwovens, the company will include electronics and imaging, transportation and advanced polymers and nutrition
Berry Completes Center of
Berry Global Inc. has completed the investments establishing a Center of Excellence for carded nonwovens in Terno,
Italy. The two-year program delivers enhanced production, conversion and innovation capabilities. New and upgraded
production lines optimize the production
of low and high basis weight, air-through
bonded carded nonwovens. Downstream
capability has been enhanced with the installation of a new advanced spooling asset. With a key focus on innovation, Berry
has established a multi-layer pilot line and
dedicated application laboratory to support customers in the development of enhanced functionality such as softness and
Berry first announced this investment
in early 2016. Other recent investment
initiatives include new lines in Asia and
Porcher Expands in U.S.
Porcher Industries is continuing its expan-
sion within the U.S. automotive market
having completed its acquisition of a new
dedicated U.S. plant.
The Virginia plant, which was acquired
via Porcher Industries’U. S. subsidiary, BGF
industries Inc., has been purchased to help
satisfy the increasing demand Porcher Industries is seeing from automotive OEM’s
for the manufacture and supply of glass
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