Sontara® Dual by Jacob Holm Wins INDEX™20 Innovation Award



Jacob Holm is honored to have won the Index™ 20 Innovation Award with Sontara® Dual in the category Nonwoven Roll Goods. With Sontara® Dual, Jacob Holm aimed to address the desire for more sustainable wipes solutions without compensating on performance. Sontara® Dual is made of 100% plant-based raw material and is certified to OK biodegradable soil and Oeko-tex standards, while also offering high absorbency, low linting, excellent strength for longer use, high resistance to tearing and superior cleaning performance. The material combines a rough side for scrubbing with a soft side for delicate care to achieve extraordinary cleaning results. The textured material easily traps and removes oily and sticky liquids. The unique 3D aperture structure is gentle enough to use on skin. Sontara® Dual is available in various colors that are food-safe and appeal to end-use consumers. The ultra-pure Sontara® production process protects the product from binders, chemicals and silicone.

The INDEX™20 Innovation Awards are the highest accolade for the best examples of excellence in the nonwovens industry, highlighting creativity and innovation from businesses of all sizes and roles within the industry. The Awards are comprised of 7 categories covering all fields of the nonwovens supply chain. Due to the extraordinary circumstances of 2020, the winners of the Index™ 20 Innovation Award were announced on October 6 in online ceremony.