• Ahlstrom

    September 7, 2006
    || Ahlstrom Helsinki, Finland www.ahlstrom.com $928 million Personnel Jukka Moisio, president and CEO; Randal Davis, senior vice president and general manager, filtration; Claudio Ermondi, senior vice president and general manager, nonwovens; Tommi B…

  • PGI Nonwovens

    September 7, 2006
    || Polymer Group, Inc. Charlotte, NC www.polymergroupinc.com $948 million Key Personnel William Hewitt, acting chief executive officer; Willis (Billy) Moore, III, chief financial officer; Mike Hale, vice president and general manager—U.S. Nonwo…

  • BBA Fiberweb

    September 7, 2006
    || BBA Fiberweb Old Hickory, TN www.bbafiberweb.com $1.1 billion (£619m) BBA Fiberweb - Industrial North America Old Hickory, TN BBA Fiberweb - Hygiene Americas Simpsonville, SC Plants Bethune, SC; Green Bay, WI; Gray Court, SC; Griswoldville,…

  • Kimberly-Clark

    September 7, 2006
    || Kimberly-Clark Dallas, TX www.kimberly-clark.com $1.2 billion Key Personnel Thomas Falk, chairman and CEO; Rosalind Brewer, president, Global Nonwovens Operations and Technology and Mark Foreste, vice president, Partnership Products Business Pl…

  • DuPont

    September 7, 2006
    || DuPont Nonwovens Wilmington, DE www.dupont.com $1.35 billion Key Personnel Matt Trerotola, vice president and general manager DuPont Nonwovens; Mahesh Mansukhani, global business director-Tyvek/Typar and Nigel Budden, global business director-Sont…

  • Freudenberg

    September 6, 2006
    || Freudenberg Nonwovens Weinheim, Germany www.freudenberg.com $1.4 billion Key Personnel Management Board: Stephan Tanda, president and CEO, Dr. René Wollert, CFO; Walter Schwarz, managing director, North America; Georg Brasch, managing direc…

  • 2006 Top 40 Company Report

    September 6, 2006
    || Investment Heavy In Global Nonwovens Industry

  • Emerging Markets: China, India, Latin American and Eastern Europe

    Emerging Markets: China, India, Latin American and Eastern Europe

    Karen McIntyre, Editor August 17, 2006
    || A NONWOVENS INDUSTRY Special Report

  • High-Tech Hybrids

    High-Tech Hybrids

    Ellen Wuagneux, Associate Editor August 17, 2006
    || By whatever name you call them, composites are proving that innovative substrate and fiber combinations are an increasingly beneficial option for new product developers

  • Looking for Safety and Comfort? Medical Workers Give Nonwovens A Try

    Looking for Safety and Comfort? Medical Workers Give Nonwovens A Try

    Karen McIntyre, Editor August 17, 2006
    || nonwovens up the ante in innovation to give healthcare personnel what they want

  • Creation and Evolution Of A Nonwovens Design Course

    Creation and Evolution Of A Nonwovens Design Course

    Brian George, School of Engineering and Textiles - Philadelphia University July 18, 2006
    ||   Carded, needled and quilted felt handbags, courtesy of Deanna Wood Artificial flowers needled to carded and needled felt for use in handbags, courtesy of Michelle Ritondo Creation and Evol…

  • 37th Annual Buyers

    37th Annual Buyers' Guide

    July 18, 2006
    || This annual guide lists nearly every supplier and producer of nonwovens around the globe in one comprehensive listing.

  • Nonwovens 101

    Nonwovens 101

    Ellen Wuagneux, Associate Editor July 18, 2006
    || VCU students fuse fashion and function to create innovative disposable clothing designs

  • Fighting Fire With... Technology

    Fighting Fire With... Technology

    Ellen Wuagneux, Associate Editor June 14, 2006
    || the market for flame retardants is heating up as new innovative components hit the scene

  • It

    It's Getting Personal

    Karen McIntyre, Editor June 14, 2006
    || personal care wipes makers look for the next blockbuster product

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