NETKANIKA Launches Meltblown Production

Netkanika Company, one of the largest manufacturers of nonwoven materials in Russia, has completed preparatory work and is gearing up for commercial manufacture of a new product – meltblown. Meltblown has high barrier and filtering properties. It is widely used in industry and medical sphere for the production of personal protective means for medical personnel, respiratory protection products and in the manufacture of blood transfusion filters.

«In the near future, NETKANIKA will start supplying meltblown to our customers both in local markets and for export. Test samples have already shown excellent results: the material retains the smallest organic and inorganic particles and meets the highest requirements of international standards. Currently, the Company is developing regulatory documentation, specifications of finished products and debugging equipment. After completion of the work, the Company will start commercial manufacture of meltblown,» said Rifkat Galimzyanov, General Director of Netkanika, LLC.

At the moment, NETKANIKA produces non-woven fabrics for medical purposes of three types: SS two-layer spunbond, SSS three-layer spunbond and SMS spunmelt. They are used to make surgical masks, disposable suits and personal protective means for medical personnel and the public. Meltblown will be the fourth product in the CREATEX®MED portfolio and will allow Company’s customers to significantly expand their own production capabilities for various products with high barrier and filtering properties. Meltblown produced by NETKANIKA complies with the technological standards for the manufacture of respiratory masks with filters and valves.

In May 2020, during their visit to the Company, Sergey Sobyanin, Moscow Mayor, and Denis Manturov, Minister of Industry and Trade of the RF, noted a high quality of NETKANIKA non-woven products and supported the Company’s development projects.