Suominen extends its BIOLACE® product line with new nonwovens for hygiene products

Suominen Corporation     Press release     6 November 2018 at 9:00 pm EET

Suominen extends its BIOLACE® product line with new nonwovens for hygiene products

Suominen, a globally leading nonwovens company, announces the launch of two new nonwoven products, BIOLACE® Move and BIOLACE® Cozy. As members of the long-lived BIOLACE® product line, both are spunlace products but made of renewable raw materials, such as polylactic acid (PLA) and cotton.

Both of these BIOLACE® products are developed specifically to serve the absorbent hygiene product market, which is one of Suominen’s strategic focus areas.

BIOLACE® Move for acquisition and distribution layers (ADL) offers exceptional dryness, thanks to its fast and steady fluid management properties. It is a superior material in stain masking and ghosting. For hygiene product converters, BIOLACE® Move offers first-class convertability and it does not dust when converted. Changing a conventional ADL to BIOLACE® Move is an easy way to make a hygiene product more eco-friendly.

BIOLACE® Cozy is designed for topsheets. It is a superior material in softness compared to other topsheets, which guarantees unmatched user comfort. BIOLACE® Cozy also excels in masking and ghosting stains. In fluid management, BIOLACE® Cozy is the fastest eco-friendly topsheet available in the market and it also maintains its speed level, ensuring dryness. In addition, BIOLACE® Cozy can be enhanced with Suominen’s unique and customizable high definition patterns, which offers brands differentiation that is unprecedented in the hygiene category.

“There is a high demand among people for environmentally friendlier, safer and more sustainable hygiene products. These BIOLACE® nonwovens were created to help offering those to the consumers,” says Johanna Sirén, Assistant Product Manager for Hygiene at Suominen. “The best thing in BIOLACE® nonwovens is that they do not compromise anything: Consumer gets a product that performs as well as any conventional product but is also more sustainable.”

For more information, please contact

Johanna Sirén
Assistant Product Manager, Hygiene
tel. +358 50 520 5360
johanna.siren@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 over 650 people in Europe and in the Americas. Suominen’s net sales in 2017 amounted to EUR 426.0 million and comparable operating profit to EUR 15.0 million. The Suominen share (SUY1V) is listed in Nasdaq Helsinki Stock Exchange (Mid Cap). Read more at www.suominen.fi.


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