• 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

  • Hofer Vliesstofftage Celebrates 25th Anniversary

    Sandra Levy , Associate Editor || January 24, 2011
    conference in Hof attracts more than 320 professionals from 11 countries.

  • Oh Baby!

    Sandra Levy , Associate Editor || January 24, 2011
    there�s a new diaper battleground

  • 2010 The Year That Was

    Karen McIntyre, Editor || December 7, 2010
    nonwovens companies continue to make moves to ensure growth

  • What an Auto Designer Thinks of Nonwovens

    Sandra Levy , Associate Editor || December 7, 2010
    In this interview, François Farion, design strategy and color design manager at Nissan Design America, provides his expert opinion on nonwovens in the automotive sector. Mr. Farion made a video presentation at INDA’s RISE (Research, Inno…

  • Nonwovens For The Automotive Market:

    Sandra Levy , Associate Editor || December 7, 2010
    the use of nonwovens is accelerating in the automotive industry, thanks to attributes such as lower weights, flexibility, the ability to absorb noise and improved aesthetics