Advanced textiles has evolved from conventional textiles by catering to certain special functional needs beyond the feel, look, or drape which the conventional textiles industry already cater to. In other way, it is also commonly known as technical textiles. The nonwoven textiles business [which is a subset of advanced textiles] in India was initially dominated mostly by the spunbond and needlepunch products servicing largely to automotive and packaging solutions. Welspun through its advanced textiles business , however is , focusing on the hygiene segment through its state-of-the-art European technology in spunlace and also very high-end application development in needlepunch.
Welspun Advanced Textiles utilizes these technologies to create specialized products across femcare, composite (by spunlacing) and filtration, automotive, protective apparels, composites (through needle felt) among others. These include liquid and industrial air filtration, engine filters, cabin filters and also sound insulation within automobiles along with creating thermal liners and moisture barriers for safety/protective apparel. They are also used for creating fire blankets and fire blockers along with other composites for components of wind mills. They also come in handy for making carpet underlays and geotextiles.
It also creates wet wipes under its advanced textiles division. It offers wipes which are suitable for end-uses such as personal hygiene, baby care and cosmetics along with home care and industrial usage alike. It is a manufacturing partner for several entities in such segments, offering customised packaging, substrates and lotion formulae. The company makes use of a robust and efficient manufacturing procedure for such fabrics. All industrial operations are streamlined to uphold the company’s sustainability and efficiency related blueprint. It makes sure to implement water and resource conservation technologies and techniques at its manufacturing facilities, while educating entire communities regarding environment-friendly practices. The company also adheres to safety, health and fair working conditions guidelines as laid down by authorities worldwide. A behind the scenes look clearly demonstrates the commitment of the company towards a greener future. While stringent quality standards are upheld by the company, with immense detailing for manufacturing advanced textiles, there is also a sustained emphasis on adhering to mainstream environmental standards.