Editorial


  • Apparel | China

    China, China, China

    You can't pick up a newspaper, listen to the radio or watch television these days without hearing about China's rapid development. Just this week, I heard a news story about challenges to China's water supply, which, per capita, is about…
    07.18.06

  • Machinery and Equipment | Wipes

    Strut Your Stuff

    One thing that is constantly reverberating throughout the pages of Nonwovens Industry is this industry’s constant search for new ideas and innovations.
    Karen Bitz McIntyre, Editor 06.14.06

  • Composite | Construction | Fibers | Spunbond | Wetlaid

    Nonwovens and Uncle Sam: Perfect Together

    One might look at this month's cover of Nonwovens Industry and wonder what U.S. Armed Forces have to do with nonwovens. Well, the U.S. Marine Corps is investing significant resources in developing nonwoven composite fabric technology for combat utili…
    05.17.06

  • Construction | Nanotechnology

    Put It To the Pocketbook

    Am I making enough money? This is the question that plagues every worker—from the hourly employee working the production line to the CEO of a major multinational company. Being fairly, and adequately, compensated for the contribution you give t…
    Karen Bitz McIntyre 04.17.06

  • Say It Loud, Say It Proud

    This letter responds to, and agrees with, another letter submitted by Scott Tomlin of Degussa, which was published in our December 2005 issue.
    Karen Bitz McIntyre, Editor 03.06.06

  • Wipes

    Why Wipes Won't Go Away

    According to INDA's recent analysis of wipes, household wipes now comprise the majority of North American disposable wipes sales. Experts say that the success of this market has largely been caused by the widespread popularity of electrostatic and we…
    02.10.06

  • Diaper-Free? I Doubt It.

    In the past couple of months, there has been a lot of talk in the media about a new movement, among some mothers, to toilet train their children when they are months, or even weeks, old. According to a website operated by Diaper-Free Baby, a non-prof…
    01.06.06

  • Airlaid

    The Great Nonwovens Sell-Off

    Who Will Be Next?
    Karen Bitz McIntyre, Editor 12.08.05

  • Construction

    Nonwovens Industry Wants You

    It is interesting to note that—despite widespread reports of troubles, including unprecedented raw material price hikes, increased competition and difficulty in passing price increases on to customers—the nonwovens industry appears to be…
    Karen Bitz McIntyre 08.30.05

  • Associations | Feminine Hygiene | North America | Wipes

    The Toilet is Not a Trash Can

    Last month, The New York Times ran an article blasting flushable wipes and their role in clogging municipal sewage systems. Adversity is no stranger to flushable wipes. The products have been blamed for septic clogs in New York, London, Oregon and Ma…
    11.30.-1