18:16 uur 10-04-2017

Glatfelter en Dreamweaver winnen Excellence Award

YORK, Pa.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Glatfelter (NYSE: GLT) heeft vandaag bekendgemaakt dat zijn onderdeel voor composietvezels samen met  Dreamweaver International, Inc. een prijs heeft gewonnen voor de Dreamweaver Gold 20™. Het materiaal won in de categorie “beste eindproduct gemaakt van, of met nonwoven”.

Dreamweaver en Glatfelter hebben met Dreamweaver Gold 20™ een scheidingsmateriaal voor lithium-ion-accu’s gemaakt uit een combinatie van nanovezels en microvezels, waarvan de de thermaal stabiele materialen dusdanig zijn ontworpen dat ze zelfontbranding tegengaan. “Het team is erg trots en enthousiast over de toekomst van dit product, waarvoor we nu een kwalificatieprocedure doorlopen”, zei Martin Rapp, senior vicepresident en topman van het bedrijfsonderdeel van Composite Fibers.



Glatfelter and Dreamweaver Win Excellence Award at INDEX 2017

YORK, Pa.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Glatfelter (NYSE: GLT) announced today its Composite Fibers business unit, in partnership with Dreamweaver International, Inc., won an award for the Dreamweaver Gold 20™ product as the “ best finished product made from, or incorporating nonwovens”.

Dreamweaver and Glatfelter have developed Dreamweaver Gold 20™, a lithium ion battery separator made from a combination of nanofibers and microfibers whose thermally stable materials are designed to prevent self-ignition. “The team is very proud and excited for the future of this product as we work through the qualification process,” said Martin Rapp, Senior Vice President and Business Unit President, Composite Fibers.

The new cost-effective design delivers the normal electrical performance that is typically achieved with electrode materials in the battery, and provides enhanced product safety given its thermal stability.

A total of eight award categories were available. Award nominees along with other industry professionals gathered to learn of the award winners as presented at this week’s INDEX TM 17 nonwovens exhibition in Geneva, Switzerland.

Glatfelter is proud of its partnership with Dreamweaver and is looking forward to continuing on the path of enhancing everyday life.

About Glatfelter

Glatfelter is a global supplier of specialty papers and fiber-based engineered materials, offering innovation, world-class service and over a century and a half of technical expertise. Headquartered in York, PA, the company employs over 4,300 people and serves customers in over 100 countries. U.S. operations include facilities in Pennsylvania and Ohio. International operations include facilities in Canada, Germany, France, the United Kingdom and the Philippines, and sales and distribution offices in China and Russia. Glatfelter’s sales approximate $1.6 billion annually and its common stock is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol GLT. Additional information may be found at www.glatfelter.com.

About Dreamweaver International

Dreamweaver International Inc. is an advanced technology company whose products use a combination of nanofibers and microfibers to deliver best-in-class performance in lithium ion batteries and supercapacitors. Dreamweaver was founded in 2011 by Jim Schaeffer and Brian Morin, and is headquartered in Greenville, SC. For more information call 864-968-3320 or visit their website at www.dreamweaverintl.com.


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