ANDRITZ to build new production line for geotextiles for Manifattura Fontana/Sioen

March 2nd, 2018

On March 1, 2018, ANDRITZ Group of Graz, Austria, announced it will build a neXline needlepunch eXcelle line for the production of geotextiles for Manifattura Fontana of Valstagna, Italy, part of the Belgian technical textile company Sioen Industries. Start-up of the line is scheduled for October 2018. The scope of supply includes all of the […]

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Sioen acquires Italian nonwovens manufacturer Manifattura Fontana

March 8th, 2016

Sioen Industries NV, a Belgian-based producer of technical textiles, chemicals, and high-tech protective clothing, announced March 8 its takeover of Manifattura Fontana, an Italian producer of nonwoven geotextiles serving the European civil engineering markets. With the acquisition, Sioen looks to reinforce its nonwoven business with a new product line—geotextiles used in civil engineering applications. Manifattura […]

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