Filtrona Porous Technologies Introduces Porous Plastic And Fiber Nibs For Writing Instruments At Paperworld Frankfurt 2013

Jan 24, 2013, 10:37 ET from Filtrona Porous Technologies

RICHMOND, Va., Jan. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Filtrona Porous Technologies, a world-leading developer and manufacturer of custom fluid-handling components found in everyday products around the world, will exhibit a range of technologies including bonded-fibers and sintered porous plastics at the Paperworld Frankfurt trade fair in Frankfurt, Germany from 26 to 29 January 2013.

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New innovations to be featured at the show include porous plastic and fiber-based nibs for markers, pens, and highlighters. These new products, as well as other technology samples, will be on display at the Filtrona Porous Technologies booth.

Designed with the industry's needs in mind, Filtrona Porous Technologies' product portfolio of reservoirs and nibs gives customers greater flexibility in writing instrument system design, performance and convenience.

Attendees are invited to visit Filtrona Porous Technologies at Paperworld Frankfurt – Hall 4, Stand E87 to view the expanded product portfolio of reservoirs and nibs, and experience first-hand how the Filtrona Porous Technologies team applies 50+ years of innovation in the writing instrument industry to provide solutions for the unique fluid handling challenges of their customers.

Filtrona Porous Technologies is a division of Filtrona plc. For more information, please contact Tiffany Overstreet, Divisional Director of Global Marketing at +1 804-524-4983 or Joanna Speed, Corporate Affairs Director at +44 (0) 1908 359100.

About Filtrona Porous Technologies:

A global market leading developer and manufacturer of custom fluid handling components, engineered from a portfolio of technologies that includes bonded fibre, polyurethane foam, and porous plastic.  Representing leading innovations used in healthcare, consumer and industrial applications, its enabling components are found in a wide range of products from medical diagnostics tests to advanced wound care pads, inkjet printer cartridges, writing instruments and air fresheners.  Customers in over 56 countries are served from six manufacturing facilities with research and development centres supporting the division globally.

About Filtrona plc:

Filtrona plc ("Filtrona") is a FTSE 250 company and a leading international supplier of speciality plastic, fibre and foam products with four principal operating divisions: Component & Protection Solutions, Porous Technologies, Coated & Security Products, and Filter Products.  Filtrona focuses on the light manufacture and distribution of high volume, essential components which serve customers in a wide variety of end-markets and geographies.

Headquartered in the United Kingdom, Filtrona's global network extends to 29 countries and includes c. 4,100 employees, 34 principal manufacturing facilities, 63 sales & distribution operations and 5 research & development centres. 

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