17 Dec 2018
Beaulieu Engineered Products takes carpet sustainability up a notch with new yarn and fibre launches at Domotex 2019
- New high-resilience yarn family for all carpet constructions
- Pioneering fibre innovation for cost-effective 100% recyclable thermal bonded needle punch carpets
- Plus primary & secondary carpet backings for tufted carpets and artificial grass
Wielsbeke, Belgium – December 17, 2018 – Beaulieu Engineered Products aims to turn heads at Domotex 2019 with the unveiling of innovative solutions breaking new ground in the development of more sustainably-produced, highly creative, durable tufted carpets and recyclable needle punch carpets.
At its nature-inspired Stand B56 in Hall 11, Beaulieu Engineered Products will showcase extended portfolios of yarns, fibres and technical textiles designed to help the industry make their products more sustainable, fit for a better planet and reaching CO2 reduction targets.
New product launches in the spotlight:
- New best-in-class high-resilience Polyamide (PA) yarn family offering broad design creativity to the contract market. The yarns are suitable for all kinds of carpet constructions.
- UltraBond: a unique polyolefin fibre enabling an “industry-first” in cost-effective and more sustainable production of fully-recyclable needle punch carpets meeting current performance requirements.
Further highlights for textile floorings include tempting extended colour options and emission-reducing solutions, plus a wide range of Proback woven carpet backings.
Karena Cancilleri, Vice President Beaulieu Engineered Products, comments: “Delivering products that contribute positively towards emission and resource reduction and promoting the Circular Economy, without compromising quality, performance or design potential, is very important to Beaulieu Engineered Products. As these factors grow in relevance for the flooring industry, we are fully committed to leading the way with innovative, reliable solutions that can advance our customers’ sustainability efforts and end products.”
Meet the Beaulieu Engineered Products teams at Stand B56 Hall 11 during Domotex 2019 in Hannover, Germany from January 11-14, 2019.
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Beaulieu International Group
Beaulieu International Group is a well-respected industrial group with headquarters in Belgium. It holds an important market position both in the production of raw materials and intermediate goods, and the supply of perfectly finished floorcoverings.
Beaulieu International Group is composed of three business units. ‘Flooring Solutions’, is a worldwide leader in wall-to-wall floorcoverings (carpet, needle felt, artificial grass, cushion vinyl, vinyl planks, laminate, parquet, wall panels and mats). A second business Unit, 'Polymers', produces polypropylene granules for numerous applications. The third business unit ‘Engineered Products’, houses the activities related to ‘Fibres’, ‘Yarns’, ‘Technical Textiles’ and ‘Technical Sheets’.
Another division of Beaulieu International Group is specialized in the development and production of quality upholstery fabrics for the sofa industry.
Beaulieu International Group has more than 5,000 employees in 27 plants, 16 representative offices and distribution centres spread across 16 countries. In 2017, the combined turnover was close to €2 billion.
The Beaulieu International Group's entrepreneurial spirit and innovative ambitions make it the model of diversity and evolution within the sector. They allow it to create added value sustainably for customers, employees, suppliers, shareholders and for the society in which it operates.
Beaulieu Yarns is an independent entity within the Belgian family-owned business Beaulieu International Group and part of its Engineered Products Business Unit. It is a leading manufacturer of polyamide (PA) and polypropylene (PP) yarns for contract, automotive, residential and technical applications. Its products are supplied in the form of bulk continuous filament (BCF) and ennobled yarn (twist, heatset and frisé). Beaulieu Yarns distinguishes itself with an entrepreneurial yet simultaneously warm-hearted partnership approach, inspired by an open, SME culture, to create a wide range of high-quality yarns and related services that are often developed in close collaboration with customers and always with due respect to man and nature.
Beaulieu Yarns has two production sites in Europe – one in Belgium, one in France – and one production site in China.
Beaulieu Fibres International
As largest European producer of PP fibres, our company is part of the Engineered Products Business Unit of Beaulieu International Group, with headquarters in Belgium.
With three production sites in Europe – two in Belgium and one in Italy, we supply PP and PE/PP BICO fibres with linear densities of 1.0 to 500 dtex to customers in industries such as Automotive, Hygiene, Geotextiles, Flooring, Filtration and Upholstery. Our broad portfolio includes colored fibres, high elongation fibres, high tenacity fibres, ultrasoft fibres with different cross-sections, including trilobal, suitable for a wide range of processing technologies.
Beaulieu Technical Textiles
Beaulieu Technical Textiles, member of the Beaulieu International Group, is an established leader and driving force in the global market of technical textiles. They combine a pioneering spirit with hands-on expertise. Its dedicated line-up of benchmark products is engineered to provide a tailored and high-tech response to present and future trends and demands. The result: a range of solutions that demonstrate exceptional quality and durability. Beaulieu Technical Textiles represents the cutting edge in the customer-oriented and market-specific production of polymer textiles. Its name has become a mark of excellence in the fields of carpet backings, agrotextiles, geotextiles, packaging and building textiles.