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  • TSG Finishing

    TSG Finishing

    April 5, 2012
    1400 Welsh Road North Wales, PA 19454 Phone: 215-628-2000 Fax: 215-641-1325 www.tsgfinishing.com

  • Changes in medical barrier nonwovens

    Changes in medical barrier nonwovens

    Warren Collier, John R. Starr Inc. || April 5, 2012
    Demands in this market are driven by shifts in performance, location and cost requirements.

  • Converters calling

    Converters calling

    Nonwovens Industry Staff || April 5, 2012
    Providers of finishing, packaging, slitting, winding and other services to the nonwovens industry develop new technologies that add up to new products.

  • Roofing & construction rebound

    Roofing & construction rebound

    Karen McIntyre, Editor || April 5, 2012
    An improving global economy and a drive for greener building practices add up to a win for nonwovens in roofing and construction applications.

  • Emerging markets for nonwovens

    Emerging markets for nonwovens

    Karen McIntyre, Editor || April 5, 2012
    Hundreds of applications open up new doors for nonwovens in never-before-penetrated markets.

  • U.S-Korea Trade Deal Goes Into Effect

    Jessica Franken and Dawnee Giammittorio, director of government affairs & associate director of Government Affairs INDA, Association of the Nonwoven Fabrics Industry || April 5, 2012
    IRS proposes rules for medical device tax applicability; EPA identifies 83 chemicals for risk assessment and possible regulation

  • K-C launches GoodNites pads

    K-C launches GoodNites pads

    April 5, 2012
    Kimberly-Clark has a new solution for bedwetters. The company, through its GoodNites brand, is introducing new, innovative bedwetting protection—disposable bed mats. GoodNites Bed Mats are ultra-absorbent, cloth-like, disposable mats that provi…

  • Too Big to Fail

    Karen McIntyre, Editor || April 5, 2012
    A few weeks ago, the industry was abuzz with speculation that Avgol could be sold to PGI owner, Blackstone Capital. Avgol quickly quipped back that its recent talks with the private equity firm were simply a matter of course, saying that periodic con…

  • Colbond merges with Bonar Technical Fabrics

    April 4, 2012
    Parent company Low & Bonar Plc accelerates path to globalization.

  • PGI reveals strong fourth quarter, 2011 year-end results

    PGI reveals strong fourth quarter, 2011 year-end results

    Sean Moloughney, Managing Editor || April 4, 2012
    New lines and technology will support future focus in emerging market applications.

  • INDA releases global spunlace report

    April 2, 2012
    New industry report details the rapid global growth of spunlaced/hydroentanglement

  • Ahlstrom to transfer Brazilian wipes business

    March 30, 2012
    Completion to occur in second quarter of 2012.

  • V-Care adding three diaper lines in China

    March 29, 2012
    First line set to come onstream in May.

  • Sandler targets vacuum cleaner bag market

    Sandler targets vacuum cleaner bag market

    March 28, 2012
    Nonwovens offer advantages like higher suction power, better moisture resistance.

  • Chinese diaper explosion continues

    Chinese diaper explosion continues

    Karen McIntyre, editor || March 22, 2012
    K-C, P&G, Pigeon all setting up plants in China.

  • Russian wipes maker chooses Lenzing

    Karen Bitz || March 6, 2012
    Avagard uses viscose in latest baby wipe range.

  • StabilStrand Glass Fiber Nonwoven

    March 6, 2012
    StabilStrand from Johns Manville is a specially developed innovative glass fiber nonwoven for engineered wood used for reinforcing particle boards, MDF/HDF and plywood. The product provides excellent performance for furniture lightweight construction…

  • Schulke & Mayr GmbH Information portal

    March 6, 2012
    Schülke & Mayr GmbH has opened a new information portal on the subject of microbial stabilisation of wet wipes under www.wet-wipe-preservation.com. The general topic “Preservation” includes information about preservatives for cos…

  • K-C sales up 2%

    March 6, 2012
    Kimberly-Clark reported sales grew 2% to reach $5.2 billion in 2011. Among the highlights was a 7% increase in international sales. “We delivered solid improvements in organic sales, adjusted operating profit margins and adjusted earnings per s…

  • P&G says sales are up

    March 6, 2012
    Procter & Gamble reported 4% sales growth for the October-December quarter when sales reached $22.1 billion. Growth was driven by higher volumes and pricing actions, partially offset by a favorable geographic product mix. All six business segment…

  • Bissell takes home Visionary Award

    Bissell takes home Visionary Award

    March 6, 2012
    Designed to make cleaning carpet stains easy and simple, the Stomp ‘N Go Stain Lifting Pad from Bissell Homecare received the 2012 Visionary Award, presented at the Vision 2012 Consumer Products Conference in New Orleans, LA. Now in its 11th ye…

  • Winder, slitter development company formed

    March 6, 2012
    A new company has been formed as a service and technical development center for winding and slitting machines in the nonwovens, paper, foil and aluminum industries. BW Technology will officially begin operating in Schob Holte-Stukenbrock, Germany. C…

  • Oerlikon geotex line sold in India

    March 6, 2012
    Oerlikon Neumag has sold an inline plant with 12 spinning positions for the production of staple fibers for geotextiles to an Indian company. The order includes the complete machine equipment from spinning to baling including engineering and services…

  • Aplix acquires share in Parafix

    March 6, 2012
    Aplix S.A. (France) has acquired a majority share in Parafix Ltda. (Brazil). Aplix, a leading global fastening system company with operations in Europe, North America and Asia has partnered with Parafix to expand its sales in Latin America where it h…

  • Fiberweb adds to roofing line

    March 6, 2012
    Fiberweb has launched a new line of premium roofing accessories under the brand name Climat. Climat is a comprehensive system of vapor permeable roof and wall membranes as well as vapor control layers that are based on three decades of experience in…

  • Jacob Holm honored by Rockline

    March 6, 2012
    Rockline Industries honored Jacob Holm Industries with its Supplier Innovation Award for 2011, which recognizes exceptional performance in the areas of product and process uniqueness, technological advancement, speed to market, sustainability and val…

  • Elmarco to show new line

    March 6, 2012
    Elmarco is set to demonstrate a new production line at the World Filtration Congress in Graz, Austria next month. The NS 1WS500U is a versatile machine able to make nanofibers efficient enough for numerous applications including air and liquid filtra…

  • Kuraray, University of Fukui develop special nonwoven

    March 6, 2012
    Through a joint project, the University of Fukui, in Japan, and Japanese nonwovens producer Kuraray, have successfully developed a special nonwoven fabric that selectively absorbs and separates metal ions. The joint effort uses advanced fiber process…

  • Unicharm adds pulpless diaper

    March 6, 2012
    Unicharm is launching a thin diaper for adults consisting only of nonwovens and a superabsorbent polymer as the absorber. The absence of pulp has allowed the product to be significantly thinner, about 1mm, and lighter, about 29 grams, than convention…

  • Domtar buys Attends EU business

    March 6, 2012
    Domtar has signed an agreement to buy privately-held Attends Healthcare Limited, a European supplier of adult incontinence products in Europe, from Rutland Partners for $235 million. In August, Domtar bought the North American arm of Attends from KPS…

  • Kotex hits billion dollar mark

    Kotex hits billion dollar mark

    March 6, 2012
    Kimberly-Clark’s Kotex brand crossed the billion-dollar global net sales mark in 2011, following two consecutive years of significant growth in the feminine care category. With this milestone, the Kotex brand enters the top tier of consumer pac…

  • National Nonwovens Adds Airlaid Needlepunch Line

    March 6, 2012
    National Nonwovens has installed a 2.4 meter airlaid needlepunch nonwoven line strategically located in a contained, cleanroom environment. Production on the line is currently focused on, but is not limited to, the manufacturing of medical products.…

  • Flame Retardants: Bedding and Beyond

    Flame Retardants: Bedding and Beyond

    Karen McIntyre, Editor || March 6, 2012
    as the industry waits for extensions on antiflammability regulations in the bedding and furniture industries, new products roll out to make nonwovens

  • Adult Incontinence: Not Your Grandmother’s Market

    Adult Incontinence: Not Your Grandmother’s Market

    Karen McIntyre, Editor || March 2, 2012
    manufacturers cater to a new breed of incontinence sufferers

  • Ahlstrom to showcase new wallcoverings

    Karen Bitz || March 1, 2012
    EasyLife now offfers increased 3D capabilities.

  • Wipes Market on the Up and Up

    Karen McIntyre, Editor || February 29, 2012
    WOW presenters agree on one thing: Wipes remain strong across a number of regions.

  • Emerging Markets: Ripe for baby wipes

    Beyhan Tamer, Sales and Market Development, Mogul || February 29, 2012
    Emerging markets represent four out of the top six markets in the world for diapers, by value, but none of the top six markets for baby wipes, according to the latest retail data. It is a telling disparity that exposes the fundamental weakness of baby wipes outside the world’s richest nations.

  • Wipes With Recycled Fibers

    Steve Katz || February 29, 2012
    Wipes makers have recycled fibers at their disposal for manufacturing, with perhaps more on the way.

  • Nice-Pak:World’s largest wet wipes producer

    February 29, 2012
    The company focuses on innovation to add value to wipes.

  • Ahlstrom Unloads Wipes Business

    Karen McIntyre, Editor || February 29, 2012
    The company sells spunlace operation to Suominen in an effort to streamline its business.

  • GDM gets new leadership

    February 29, 2012
    Alberto Perego, has added CEO of Sirius Machinery to his roles beginning in September 2011.

  • PCR fibers

    February 29, 2012
    Poole Company’s EcoSure and EcoSure Wellstrand products have been certified as being manufactured from 100% post consumer recycled products.

  • Separation Anxiety

    Separation Anxiety

    Karen McIntyre, Editor || February 29, 2012
    Valued as much for its growth potential as its ability to fetch a competitive price, the battery separator market has been a hot investment area in recent years.

  • Tufco announces investment

    Karen Bitz || February 27, 2012
    Adds canister line from Elsner

  • SCA buys Taiwan-based hygiene producer

    Karen Bitz || February 26, 2012
    Everbeauty is strong in baby and adult diapers in China and Taiwan.

  • The paradox of diapers - Part 2

    Carlos Richer, Contributor || February 24, 2012
    Richer discusses problems in the institutional market.

  • Bostik to open Egypt site

    February 21, 2012
    Official ceremony scheduled for March

  • Kotex brand hits billlion dollar mark

    February 20, 2012
    Joins elite ranks of four other K-C brands

  • Kuraray, University of Fukui develop special nonwoven

    February 15, 2012
    Fabric uses fiber processing technology to absorb metal ions

  • Quality Control & Inspection Systems Update

    Quality Control & Inspection Systems Update

    Karen Bitz McIntyre, Editor || February 15, 2012
    A look at how quality control and inspection systems are helping move nonwovens and disposable products forward