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  • Technische Textilien Lörrach GmbH & Co. KG (TTL)

    Technische Textilien Lörrach GmbH & Co. KG (TTL)

    Teichstrasse 56               79539 Lörrach Postfach 2427 79514 Lörrach Germany Tel: +49 7621 4022-0 Fax: +49 7621 4022-46 webmaster@ttl.de www.ttl.de Technisc…
    09.11.17

  • Legal / Regulatory
    Data Show U.S. Imported More Nonwoven Roll Goods Last Year than it Exported

    Data Show U.S. Imported More Nonwoven Roll Goods Last Year than it Exported

    USITC reports that U.S. exports have fallen roughly 4%
    Peter G. Mayberry 09.11.17

  • Seeking A Name Change

    Recently, I had a conversation with someone new to nonwovens. Throughout this conversation, this person kept asking me, “what makes that a nonwoven?” He could not seem to grasp that things as different as a baby wipe and a roofing substra…
    Karen McIntyre, Editor 09.11.17

  • Medical
    Medline Industries

    Medline Industries

    Three Lakes Drive Northfield, IL 60093 847-949-5500 or 1-800-MEDLINE (800-633-5463) www.medline.com Medline is a global manufacturer and distributor serving the healthcare industry with medical supplies and clinical solutions. Headquartered in…
    07.31.17

  • Dreaming of Africa

    This month, Ontex announced the next frontier in its globalization plan—Ethiopia. The European manufacturer of private label and branded hygiene products announced it had opened its first plant in the country, once known for severe famine, and…
    Karen McIntyre, Editor 07.31.17

  • Neu Kaliss Spezialpapier GmbH

    Neu Kaliss Spezialpapier GmbH

    Industriegebiet, Am Alten Postweg 1, 19294 Neu Kaliss Germany Tel: 49(0) 3 87 58/ 55-0 Fax: 49(0) 3 87 58/ 55-199 nks@nkpaper.com www.nkpaper.com Neu Kaliss Spezialpapier GmbH has been producing paper since 1799. The company owns two paper…
    07.10.17

  • Diaper, Baby | Pacific Rim
    Offshore Production Trends of Japanese Nonwovens Producers

    Offshore Production Trends of Japanese Nonwovens Producers

    Foreign investment continues to outpace local growth.
    Kin Ohmura 07.10.17

  • Legal / Regulatory | North America

    USTR Outlines Goals for NAFTA Renegotiation and Calls for Public Comment

    Any change to trade deal could have major implications for nonwovens industry.
    Peter G. Mayberry, Contributing Editor 07.10.17

  • Flushability: The Fight Continues

    It was no surprise that the issue of flushability was a hot one at this year’s World of Wipes (WOW) Conference last month. So hot that even though  show organizers waited until the final session of the conference to focus on flushability,…
    Karen McIntyre, Editor 07.10.17

  • 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