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Why Micrex Will Not Sell Lab Machines

When Micrex technology was in its infancy in the 1960’s and 70’s, the company’s strategy was to outfit leading firms in the nonwovens, paper and packaged goods industries with small scale R&D equipment to foster product development. This strategy was pursued, and about ten lab-scale Micrex®/Microcrepers™ were sold. Following the machine sales, Micrex waited for these […]

Creating New Barrier Products

About 1/3 of the Micrex®/Microcreper™ installations globally are producing healthcare related products. These range from wound care and medical devices to barrier products such as CSR wrap.   Another area of application are substrates used to enhance the performance of the building envelope. Microcreping adds extensibility, and conformance – significantly improving the utility of the substrates used […]

RISE 2019

Visit with us at the RISE conference September 24 – 25 at North Carolina State University and The Nonwovens Institute.

Sense of Urgency (Part 1)

In conversations with some of our customers, we are seeing an increased emphasis about meeting compliance objectives and less about new products and making money.  We all know of companies where the brilliant team of product development experts were slowly transformed into Quality people. More and more places that I visit I find bureaucracy slowly […]