Entries by Richard Walton

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 […]

4D Substrates Now

4D Printing is a combination of 3D printing and a time change element that provides the fourth dimension — hence a 4D substrate is one that will by design change form over time. Smart fabrics and 4D printing were identified by Gartner as technologies way up on their hype cycle. We tend to agree with […]

The Cost of a Free Screening Trial

We understand that at large companies, trying out new products can be complicated. The development process is full of trial and error – but if you add to that the administrative red tape, interfacing with SAP, etc., it can be almost impossible. That’s why at Micrex, we help you shed the red tape and focus […]