• 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

  • Fiber Producers Search For New Ideas

    Fiber Producers Search For New Ideas

    Karen McIntyre, Editor June 14, 2006
    with pricing still high and demands for diversity increasing, fiber manufacturers are focusing on research and development for the nonwovens industry

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