• Silence Is Golden

    Silence Is Golden

    April 7, 2011
    || quiet, please�nonwovens are concentrating on the acoustics market where they are gaining clout for their cost-effective performance at lower weights.

  • INDEX 2011 Preview

    March 16, 2011
    || INDEX 2011 Preview rn rnAplix rnBooth 1250 rnAplix makes mechanical fasteners for baby diapers and adult incontinence products with plants in France, the U.S. and China. Aplix will exhibit its complete line of innovative fastening solutions at INDEX…

  • Techtextil North American Preview

    March 16, 2011
    || Techtextil North America will be held March 15-17, 2011 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas, NV. Over 150 exhibitors will showcase their company’s capabilities to more than 2000 attendees.    The entire spectrum of tec…

  • Spunlace Showdown

    Spunlace Showdown

    March 16, 2011
    || Manufacturers balance catering to the wipes markets ever changing needs with the never ending search for new markets.

  • Coming Home

    Coming Home

    March 16, 2011
    || Impending flammability rules for upholstered furniture and top of bed may fire up opportunities for nonwovens suppliers.

  • Homeward Bound

    Homeward Bound

    March 16, 2011
    || The home furnishings sector is rolling out a welcome mat and nonwovens suppliers are making themselves right at home.

  • Incontinence, An Embarrassment Of Riches

    Incontinence, An Embarrassment Of Riches

    March 15, 2011
    || Incontinence, An Embarrassment Of Riches by Ian Bell, head of global tissue and research, Euromonitor International Incontinence, although still not a subject that sits easily with many consumers, is ironically the future for many of the world&rsqu…

  • Nonwovens In Food Packaging: It's A Wrap

    February 16, 2011
    || Food industry has an appetite for airlaid when it comes to packaging and pads.

  • Spunmelt Explosion

    Sandra Levy, Associate Editor February 16, 2011
    || With an estimated 400,000 tons of capacity coming onstream, the industry waits to see if good times are ahead for spunmelt manufacturers.

  • The Game Changer: Sustainability

    February 16, 2011
    || Following a green path is quickly becoming the cornerstone of nonwovens producers strategies for gaining a foothold in the market.

  • Russian Nonwovens Industry

    February 16, 2011
    || Puts Big Hopes for New State Strategy

  • INDA Names Finalists for 2011 Visionary Awards

    Leah Genuario , Contributor January 24, 2011
    || Although few consumers understand the engineering behind their favorite products, most have come to depend—unwittingly or not—on the nonwoven fabrics behind their “must-have” brands. This is certainly the case with the finalis…

  • Trends in Disposable Diaper Design

    Carlos Richer , Richer Investment January 24, 2011
    || Few products evolve as quickly as disposable diapers, especially in mature markets such as the U.S., Western Europe or Japan, where the diaper category is extremely competitive. The same trends, after some time lag, will reach all the developing mark…

  • If You Build It, They Will Come

    Sandra Levy , Associate Editor January 24, 2011
    || hygiene machinery specialists are building faster, more efficient systems to meet manufacturers� pressing demands for product enhancements and cost efficiencies

  • Innovation Investment

    Ian Bell , Euromonitor International January 24, 2011
    || Return to Nappies/Diapers