MFC (Manmade Fibers Congress) will be held in Austria from September 13 to 15, 2017. This is an event on sustainability, reduction of carbon dioxide, ecological catering, eco-friendly accommodation, waste management, water management and marine litter. It will showcase medicine and hygiene applications in the fields of hospital, nursing and implantology.
The event will be attended by leading brands and private label producers. Experts will speak on themes like fiber innovations, fibers, textiles and nonwovens for hygiene and healthcare applications, fibers, textiles and nonwovens for protective applications, and fibers, textiles and nonwovens for sports and leisure wear.
A reputed global producer of flame retardant textile fibers will present the latest developments and the requirements of the preliminary stages of the supply chain. Issues of functionalisation and ecological manufacturing process will also be addressed at the event. An expert panel will discuss textile and nonwoven waste. This will see the coming together of the fiber and nonwovens industry and waste management companies.
Lenzing, the world’s largest and most innovative cellulose fiber producer, is the lead sponsor of the congress. More than 700 participants from 34 nations - 80 per cent from Europe, 15 per cent from Asia, five per cent from the Americas - visited the show last year.