Columns


  • Nonwovens—Best in Class

    As this issue goes to press, I am fresh off a visit to the Nonwovens Institute (NWI) at North Carolina State University, a spot that is rapidly becoming (if it isn’t already) the center of innovation and research and development in nonwovens. I…
    Karen McIntyre, Editor 06.06.17

  • Legal / Regulatory

    White House Issues Executive Orders on Trade Agreement Violations and New Office for Trade and Manuf

    Trump administration is better poised to identify trade abuse than its predecessors.
    Peter G. Mayberry, Contributing Editor 05.31.17

  • Diaper, Baby | Feminine Hygiene | India
    Ace Nonwoven

    Ace Nonwoven

    GUT No.289 281(2) 282 P.k. Village Usar Taluka Wada District Palghar, Maharashtra, India Tel: 91-9811414407 acenonwoven@acenonwoven.com www.acenonwoven.com Founded in August 2014, Ace Nonwoven Private Limited (Ace) began operating an air t…
    05.31.17

  • EcoTech (Europe) Limited

    EcoTech (Europe) Limited

    EcoTech House Falkland Close Charter Avenue Industrial Estate Coventry CV4 8AU United Kingdom   Tel: +44(0)24 7647 1894 Fax: +44(0)24 7647 4743 sales@ecotech-europe.com www.ecotech-europe.com Paul Brownhill, a former diver in th…
    05.04.17

  • FDA Lists Exemptions from Pre-Market Approval Requirements for Nonwoven Medical Devices

    FDA Lists Exemptions from Pre-Market Approval Requirements for Nonwoven Medical Devices

    Nonwovens manufacturers should welcome proposed regulations.
    Peter G. Mayberry 05.04.17

  • Welcome to the U.S.

    Last month, I traveled down to Grey Court, SC for the opening of Mogul’s new spunlace facility—the Turkish company’s first foray into U.S. manufacturing as well as its first operation outside of Turkey. Mogul announced its plan to e…
    Karen McIntyre, Editor 05.04.17

  • RadiciGroup

    RadiciGroup

    Via Ugo Foscolo 152 IT - 24024 Gandino (BG) Tel: +39 035 715411 Fax: +39 035 715477 pressoffice@radicigroup.com www.radicigroup.com RadiciGroup, founded in 1941 as Tessiture Pietro Radici SpA (TPR), is based in Bergamo, Italy. TPR’s b…
    03.27.17

  • Diaper, Baby | Eastern Europe/Russia

    Leading Diaper Makers Make Appeal to Russian Government

    Producers call on officials to ease conditions for doing business in Russia.
    Eugene Gerden 03.27.17

  • CPSC Issues New Safety Standards for Infant Slings

    CPSC Issues New Safety Standards for Infant Slings

    Market disruption feared as smaller manufacturers face new testing requirements.
    Peter G. Mayberry 03.27.17

  • So It Begins

    Deadline came early this month at Nonwovens Industry...nearly two weeks early to give us enough time to get this issue across the Atlantic for INDEX, which will undoubtedly be the year’s largest nonwovens event with more than 500 exhibitors and…
    Karen McIntyre, Editor 03.27.17

  • Knowing Your Consumers

    As the wipes market continues to expand in size and scope, it is gaining new customers daily. Depending on the task at hand, consumers in this market can vary significantly—a multitasking mom, a tween experimenting with makeup for the first tim…
    Karen McIntyre, Editor 03.27.17

  • Enka Hijyen

    Enka Hijyen

    Enka Hijyen Ürünleri San ve Tic A.S. 5. Organize Sanayi Bolgesi, 83535 nolu sok. No:15, 27120 Sehitkamil / Gaziantep / Turkey T: +90 342 290 1111 F: +90 342 290 3333 info@enkahijyen.com www.enkahijyen.com Enka Hijyen Ürü…
    03.09.17

  • Electronics | Pacific Rim
    Demand Trends of Nonwovens for Battery Separators

    Demand Trends of Nonwovens for Battery Separators

    Nonwovens are the choice for nickel metal hydride batteries.
    Kin Ohmura 03.09.17

  • White House Announces “Trade Deals That Work For All Americans.” What’s the Impact on Nonwovens?

    Potential dissolution of NAFTA could cost U.S. nonwovens manufacturers millions
    Peter G. Mayberry, Contributing Editor 03.09.17

  • Pacific Rim

    Southeast Asia: A Market Up for Grabs

    While new nonwovens investments have cooled in Southeast Asia (mirroring trends we’ve seen around the world) in recent months, we continue to see interest in related industries in countries like Thailand, Indonesia, Vietnam and Malaysia. It see…
    Karen McIntyre, Editor 03.09.17

  • Spunlace is Spot On

    Spunlace and wipes. Wipes and spunlace. Ever since the wipes boom of 2000 (the year which, I believe, this publication dubbed “The Year of the Wipes”), it seems that gains in wipes have meant gains for spunlace and vice versa. In the earl…
    Karen McIntyre, Editor 03.09.17

  • Fis Fiber Industries

    Fis Fiber Industries

    Calle Dos No. 18 Fracc. Ind. Alce Blanco Naucalpan, Estado de Mexico Mexico Tel. (Mexico): 5255-2629-7220 Tel. (U.S.): 310-622-8781 ventas@fisfiber.com.mx www.fisfiber.com.mx A pioneer in the Mexican nonwovens industry, Fis Fiber Industri…
    02.02.17

  • New Administration Signals Shifts in U.S. Trade Policy for Nonwovens

    Nonwovens industry should watch how policy change will affect the TPP.
    Peter G. Mayberry, Contributing Editor 02.02.17

  • Coming to America

    Big moves are being made in the diaper market in the Americas. In the past few weeks, two major European players—Ontex and Drylock—announced their intention to acquire diaper manufacturers based across the Atlantic—one in Brazil (On…
    Karen McIntyre, Editor 02.02.17

  • Horizon Industries

    Horizon Industries

    500 N. Bois D’ Arc Tyler, TX 75702 888-595-3444 cservice@horizonind.com www.horizonind.com As the manufacturing arm of East Texas Lighthouse for the Blind, Horizon Industries is one of the largest converters of industrial wiping towels…
    01.02.17