The Latest Information From AJ Labs

July 23, 2018

Staging Breakthroughs

About 46% of the resources that companies devote to innovation go into products that fail in the marketplace or never even make it to market

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May 18, 2018

Armor-Plated Fabrics, Superior Savings

Nanotechnology, the manipulation of matter at the “nano scale” of one-billionth of a meter, is helping create products with unique properties. In fact, AstenJohnson used the science to develop a surface treatment for forming fabrics called ArmorTec® that improves cleaning showers and saves energy.

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April 25, 2018

Rethinking Round

Polymer filaments are the building blocks for paper machine fabrics. And AstenJohnson is unique in that it manufactures its own filaments at a specialized plant in Vermont, USA. In addition to ensuring consistent quality, this enables collaboration in the development of special compositions and structures.

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March 16, 2018

From Reaction to Invention

FROM “ME-TOO” TO “FOLLOW ME” Proof positive that it pays to listen. One of the things that brought me to AstenJohnson, after years of working in the paper industry and with other suppliers, was the stream of innovations flowing out of the company. As an “outsider” at the time, I would look at a new solution from AJ and say, “Gee, why didn’t we think of that?”

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