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  • Cheers! Is the beer dress the future of nonwovens?

    Cheers! Is the beer dress the future of nonwovens?

    Tara Olivo, associate editor || July 23, 2015
    Nano-cellulose fibers harvested from fermented liquid create nonwoven microbial cellulose material.

  • A Sustainable Future

    February 7, 2013
    The fear of global warming. The uncertainty of future oil supplies. Overflowing landfills. Am I sounding paranoid? Wait, sorry. Let me explain. Last night before falling asleep I watched part of a film called Collapse and woke up on the alarmist side…

  • To Flush or Not to Flush

    Karen Bitz-McIntyre, Editor || September 4, 2012
    One of the key developments shaping the wipes market today is flushability. With the third generation of INDA/EDANA’s Guidance Document for Assessing the Flushability of Nonwoven Consumer Products just about complete, manufacturers are poised t…

  • Growing with Girl Power

    Karen Bitz McIntyre, Editor || June 1, 2012
    It seems that tweens, or teens, are becoming major influencers in the feminine hygiene market. In the past couple of weeks alone, both major U.S. fem hy producers, Kimberly-Clark and Procter & Gamble, have launched new products geared exclusive…

  • INTC Preview

    June 21, 2011
    a detailed look at events planned for this annual gathering

  • 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.

  • What’s In A Niche?

    Karen McIntyre, Editor || September 15, 2010
    There’s no doubt about it. There are a lot of wipes out there. Everyone knows about the gold standards—baby wipes, floor cleaning wipes, disinfectant wipes—but did you know there is a wipe out there to grease a frying pan before coo…

  • The Great Shake Up

    Karen Bitz McIntyre || February 6, 2008
    As we went to press, Fiberweb—one of the world's largest and most diversified nonwovens producers—announced that Avgol, a major supplier of spunmelt nonwovens, was conducting due diligence for a potential purchase. (For more information,…

  • A Review of the Personal Wipes Market and Opportunities For Future Growth

    A Review of the Personal Wipes Market and Opportunities For Future Growth

    Adrian Atterby, Nonwovens Staff || June 7, 2007
    trend continues despite lifestyle change

  • The Toilet is Not a Trash Can

    November 30, -0001
    Last month, The New York Times ran an article blasting flushable wipes and their role in clogging municipal sewage systems. Adversity is no stranger to flushable wipes. The products have been blamed for septic clogs in New York, London, Oregon and Ma…