• 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?

  • Chinese Market Creates New Opportunities For Global Nonwovens Industry

    Karen McIntyre, Editor October 15, 2008
    nonwovens output-doubled in size since 2001-continues to rise