Karen McIntyre, Editor||February 2, 2017
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||December 1, 2016
Forever, it seemed there were two major diaper players in the U.S.—Procter & Gamble and Kimberly-Clark. These two rivals were constantly trading market shares with new innovations and marketing strategies. When one company lowered prices, s…
Karen McIntyre, Editor||November 7, 2016
A woman’s menstrual period, sometimes referred to as a “curse” or other times referred to as a “friend,” is still considered a taboo in many parts of the world, believe it or not. In these areas, girls know little or not…
Karen McIntyre, Editor||September 9, 2016
This summer Lydall announced it would acquire Canadian needlepunch manufacturer Texel with the hopes of not only increasing its sales but also upping its exposure into markets like liquid filtration and automotives. Lydall used a similar strategy a f…
Karen McIntyre, Editor||June 9, 2016
Fifteen years ago, I wrote my first-ever Nonwovens Industry editorial under this very same headline—What Is A Nonwoven? At the time, I really did not know. To say that learning curve in this industry was steep is an understatement. I still find…
April 22, 2016
Professor earns 2016 President’s Excellence in Commercialization Award for his contributions to the nonwovens industry.
February 16, 2016
Behnam Pourdeyhim named editor-in-chief; Michael Starsinic to serve as managing editor
November 11, 2015
Waltraud Kaserer will begin role on January 1, 2016.
September 28, 2015
Over 420 members from the nonwovens and related industries made their way to Athens, Greece last week.
May 5, 2015
In April, two major trade associations dedicated to nonwovens released statistic reports and both showed good things for the industry. First, INDA, the Association of the Nonwoven Fabrics Industry, published the second edition of the annual North…
April 7, 2015
This month, Nonwovens Industry will be showing up at no less than three international trade shows, each representing an important growth market for nonwovens. In early May, Frankfurt, Germany will host the semi-annual Techtextil show at Messe Fran…
March 9, 2015
To say taboos have been lifted in adult incontinence is putting things mildly. Once a condition associated with the sick and elderly, today’s incontinence sufferer wants to live an active lifestyle and consumer products companies are working ha…
March 5, 2015
P&G research fellow Thomas Federle honored
February 5, 2015
Four years ago, in our February 2011 issue, we reported on the great spunmelt surge of 2010-2011. At that time, there was an estimated 400,000 tons either planned or recently added in the global marketplace. Surely, we thought, this would be enough c…
Karen McIntyre, editor||December 2, 2014
acquisitions have been plentiful this year.
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