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Suominen launches FIBRELLA® Move nonwoven for the global hygiene market

Suominen Corporation   Press release   27 October 2015 at 10:00 EET

Suominen launches FIBRELLA® Move nonwoven for the global hygiene market

Suominen, a leading supplier of nonwovens, today announces the launch of its new product FIBRELLA® Move, developed for the global hygiene market. The introduction of FIBRELLA® Move supports Suominen’s strategic goal to develop and introduce high-value added nonwovens that help accelerate Suominen’s customers’ businesses. 

The material, which uses state-of-the-art forming, bonding and finishing technologies, is a major step forward in fluid acquisition and management for feminine care and other absorbent hygiene applications.

FIBRELLA® Move enhances wearer comfort and body fit, while at the same time, gives convertors a new nonwoven which easily runs on high speed converting lines and is highly compatible with other components.

Speaking at the product introduction at Hygienix 2015 in St. Petersburg, Florida; Lynda A. Kelly, Senior Vice President, Care business area said “FIBRELLA® Move is another new statement product from Suominen which raises the bar of expectations for materials in the construction of absorbent hygiene products. This launch is a further step in our company’s vision to offer new, high performance nonwovens in our Care business, meeting the important standards of our converters and consumers.”

“FIBRELLA® Move is a great addition to our portfolio of hygiene products. This uniquely designed fit-for-purpose structure delivers tailored stiffness, high loft and outstanding softness. Our new product range is a perfect example of how to differentiate with spunlaced technology. The key properties like quick acquisition and superior masking make this new launch very exciting” concludes Marjo Kuisma, Global Hygiene Product Manager.

For further information; please contact

Ms. Marjo Kuisma, Product Manager, tel. +358 50 385 6532 or hygiene@suominencorp.com

Suominen in brief

Suominen manufactures nonwovens as roll goods for wipes as well as for medical and hygiene products. The end products made of Suominen’s nonwovens – wet wipes, feminine care products and swabs, for instance - bring added value to the daily life of consumers worldwide. Suominen is the global market leader in nonwovens for wipes and employs approximately 600 people in Europe and in the Americas. Suominen’s net sales in 2014 amounted to MEUR 401.8 and operating profit excluding non-recurring items to MEUR 26.9 (continuing operations). The Suominen share (SUY1V) is listed in NASDAQ OMX Helsinki Stock Exchange. Read more at www.suominen.fi.