News-Releases Index | Beaulieu Technical Textiles
Beaulieu Fibres International: global “one stop shop for innovative and value added staple fibers” (2/27/19)
• Global launch of PET-core-BICO Fibers for hygiene applications
• American premiere of UltraBond fiber
• Stand 1716, IDEA, Miami, U.S.A., 25-28 March
Beaulieu Fibres International (BFI), the leading European polyolefin fiber supplier, will cement its
place at this year’s IDEA®19 Miami, as an important ‘all solution provider’ for polyolefin carded
nonwovens in Personal Care and Hygiene, Geotextiles, Automotive, Floorcoverings and Filtration
At this leading North American event BFI will launch its PET-core-BICO Fibers for hygiene
applications as well as its new UltraBond staple fiber, again demonstrating its commitment to help
customers stay at the forefront of carded nonwoven products.
Recent BFI investments have enlarged the company’s product range, further helping producers to
maximize value from their production equipment and to pursue exciting opportunities in emerging
Highlights for IDEA19 visitors include:
PET-core-BICO Fibers launch and complete Meralux range on display
IDEA19 will see the global premiere of PET-core-BICO for hygiene applications. This staple fiber
completes the offer for the hygiene market. It comes in a dtex range from 1,3-6,7dtex/40mm in
both polymer-configurations PP/PET and PE/PET. The specific use of PET in the core improves the
resilience/loft of the nonwoven. The use of PE in the sheath provides softness as required in top
sheets, for example, while the configuration with PP in the sheath answers the requirements for
Also on display will be the complete range of Meralux-fibers, bicomponent fibers with a special cross
section shape that combines good coverage and better liquid management in one staple fiber. This
enables a higher loft/bulk, unique opacity and enhanced fluid distribution, providing significant
improvements to the dryness of nonwoven for hygiene and medical applications.
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