• For Disposable Diapers, The Future is Green

    Jonathan Roberts, Roberts Media February 11, 2009
    || In a unique project called WooDi, Sodra Cell, SCA and Chalmers University have joined forces to produce a diaper that could one day be made entirely of wood-based fibers

  • A Kinder, Gentler Nonwoven

    Karen McIntyre, Editor February 11, 2009
    || alternative raw materials prove that disposable doesn't have to mean irresponsible when it comes to the Earth.

  • Household Wipes: Looking For The Next Clean Sweep

    Karen McIntyre, Editor February 11, 2009
    || economic woes, market maturity and a slackening in new product introductions are just some of the challenges facing wipes in household segments

  • Five Products To Vie For 2009 Visionary Award

    Nonwovens Staff, Nonwovens Staff January 19, 2009
    || new nonwovens-based goods showcase expansion of technology in consumer markets

  • Evolutionary Equipment

    Ellen Wuagneux, Associate Editor January 19, 2009
    || Considering the current economic environment, maybe equipment suppliers' description of today's hygiene market as evolutionary (rather than revolutionary) isn't so bad after all.

  • A Stack Of Issues

    Karen McIntyre, Editor January 19, 2009
    || The disposable diaper market continues to be dominated by two multinational companies-Kimberly-Clark and Procter & Gamble-however, these two giants continue to feel pressure from competing store brands as cash-strapped consumers are favoring private label products.

  • PLMA Show Shows Strengths and Weaknesses

    Susan Stransbury, Contributor January 19, 2009
    || interesting new products show up at store brands expo in Chicago

  • INDA Hosts Filtration 2008

    Nonwovens Staff, Nonwovens Staff January 19, 2009
    || filtration industry meets in Philly to discuss recent developments

  • The Year That Was

    Karen McIntyre, Editor December 11, 2008
    || despite economic crises, raw material pricing and consolidation, the nonwovens industry continue to invest in the future.

  • Fashion: Function in Action

    David Backhouse and Lynne Webster, School of Design, University of Leeds, UK December 11, 2008
    || an innovative collection of garments constructed from nonwoven fabrics researched, designed and produced by UK fashion students

  • Many Shapes And Forms

    Karen McIntyre, Editor December 11, 2008
    || no matter how you define it, composite technology is allowing nonwovens to penetrate new markets.

  • Sitting Pretty

    Ellen Wuagneux, Associate Editor December 11, 2008
    || hygiene component suppliers prepare for pricing let-up

  • What's Next In The Nanotechnology Wave?

    Seshadri Ramkumar and Arvind Purushothaman, Nonwovens Staff November 10, 2008
    || Imagine a solider wearing five pounds of chemical protection suit and 25 pounds of anti-ballistic SWAT suit. Although these suits provide the necessary protection to the wearer, weight and lack of comfort are important issues that are critical for t…

  • North American Sanitary Protection Market, A Case Study

    Adrian Atterby, Euromonitor International November 10, 2008
    || Volume growth in the overall sanitary protection market is being restricted by long-term demographic changes, and, in recent years this has resulted in declining volumes, with overall unit sales down by 1% since 2002.     Within indi…

  • Coming Clean

    Ellen Wuagneux, Associate Editor November 10, 2008
    || can nonwoven filters answer the call for better air & water quality?

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