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  • Suominen Poised for Continued Innovation

    Suominen Poised for Continued Innovation

    Tara Olivo, associate editor || June 22, 2015
    New product manager discusses his role and how product managers help in the quick delivery of innovation to consumers.

  • Keeping It Clean

    Keeping It Clean

    Tara Olivo, associate editor || June 8, 2015
    Convenience and continued innovation keeps the household wipes market thriving.

  • Suominen Reports First Quarter Growth

    May 11, 2015
    For the first quarter of 2015, Suominen reported a 13.8% increase in net sales, which amounted to €111.9 million ($121.7 million). Operating profit, excluding non-recurring items, increased by 14.2% to €7.3 million ($7.9 million). Cash flow…

  • Meson Nonwoven

    Tim Wright, editor || August 13, 2014
    Offering wood pulp spunlace nonwovens.

  • Staying Clean Was Never So Easy

    Staying Clean Was Never So Easy

    Tim Wright, editor || June 9, 2014
    Product innovation in the household wipes category continues to draw in consumers on the hunt for convenience.

  • INDA earns EPA award

    INDA earns EPA award

    May 6, 2014
    Campaign cuts clogging from non-flushable materials in Maine’s wastewater by 50% according to initial post study.

  • North American Wipes Study

    North American Wipes Study

    Karen McIntyre, Editor || September 26, 2013
    Market to grow at 16% until 2017.

  • New resealable wet wipe package closure

    September 20, 2013
    Avery Dennison has developed an adhesive for high-performance resealable packaging applications in home and personal care. R1490M adhesive was designed specifically for the reseal market and suits a very wide range of wet wipe applications including…

  • INDA releases new North American wipes report

    July 17, 2013
    Strong 16% growth predicted.

  • Poole launches new program for EcoSure recycled fiber

    November 16, 2012
    Full circle program supports a never-ending cycle of reuse.

  • Suominen


    September 11, 2012
    Nakkila, Finland 2012 Nonwovens Sales: $602 million   Key Personnel: Jean-Marie Becker, executive vice president, Suominen Nonwovens; Timo Hiekkaranta, vice president, Sales; Karen Castle, vice president Sales North America; Saar…

  • Consumer Wipes: Stretching into New Segments

    Consumer Wipes: Stretching into New Segments

    Sean Moloughney, Managing Editor || June 6, 2012
    Future growth may rely on developing regions and emerging markets.

  • Made in the PRC

    Made in the PRC

    Rick Jezzi, Chemical Engineer || May 3, 2012
    Jezzi offers his thoughts on Chinese exports to the US.

  • Back in Business?

    Back in Business?

    Christine Esposito and Melissa Meisel, Associate Editors || April 20, 2012
    After a temporary slow-down, the wipes market continues to live in the fast lane.

  • Techtextil North America

    Techtextil North America

    March 6, 2012
    The technical textile and nonwovens industries will convene next month in Atlanta, GA for Techtextil North America.

  • 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.

  • Wipes: What, Where, Why & How?

    Wipes: What, Where, Why & How?

    Pranay Bhaskar Sahu, Welspun India Limited || January 3, 2012
    The wipes market has been influenced by many factors.

  • Cash Strapped Versus Time Poor

    Karen McIntyre, Editor || June 8, 2011
    Wipes, like many nonwoven-based products, credit at least part of their success to their ability to lessen the burden of everyday tasks for their users. Household wipes gave housewives a way to freshen their homes in a simple, one-step process; flush…

  • Airlaid At Bat

    Karen McIntyre, Editor || October 8, 2010
    slow and steady growth and cautious investment seems to be the trick for success in this nonwovens market

  • Industrial Wipes Market:

    Sandra Levy, Associate Editor || October 8, 2010
    The Comeback Kid

  • Nominations Open For 2011 Visionary Award

    June 24, 2010
    Award will be presented in January at Vision Consumer Products Conference

  • The Personal Care Wipes Market

    Karen McIntyre, Editor || June 2, 2010
    sure but steady growth defines the last decade as niche products continue to crop up

  • Meet Fibers' Green Dream Team

    Sandra Levy, Associate Editor || June 2, 2010
    Natural and synthetic fiber producers are on the same team when it comes to offering ecofriendly fibers for nonwovens

  • Developing Markets Hold Both

    Magdalena Kondej, Head of Household Care Research for Euromonitor International || April 12, 2010

  • IDEA 2010 Preview

    March 18, 2010
    A look at what exhibitors plan to bring to the year's largest nonwovens show

  • The Household Wipes Market

    Karen McIntyre, Editor || February 24, 2010
    as economic conditions improve, manufacturers are gearing up for a return to consumer spending

  • Suominen Releases Sales

    December 1, 2009
    Suominen has released its third quarter results for 2009. The company generated net sales of $66 million in the third quarter. Operating profit was $1.5 million. Net sales for the nine-month period totaled $200 million, a decline of 18% compared to t…

  • Suominen Releases 3Q Results

    October 27, 2009
    Suominen's thrid quarter sales fall.

  • Wipes Add Appeal for More Demographics

    Susan Stransbury, Contributor || September 15, 2009
    Wipes find an audience, both young and old, alike.

  • INDA Accepting Award Nominations

    June 4, 2009
    Award to be presented at Vision Conference in New Orleans in January.

  • 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

  • PLMA Show Shows Strengths and Weaknesses

    Susan Stransbury, Contributor || January 19, 2009
    interesting new products show up at store brands expo in Chicago

  • Jacob Holm

    Jacob Holm

    January 1, 2009
    Location: BASEL, SWITZERLAND Sales: $172 Million Description: Key Personnel Poul Mikkelsen, chairman; Finn Schoning, group controller; operations USA; Alain Héberlé, director of marketing and Porcher, global commercial account direc…

  • China's Largest Wipes Maker Gets New Owner

    November 12, 2008
    Beijing Marbel bought by Toba Industries in reverse takeover.

  • The Evolving Roles Of Nonwovens In Technical Textiles

    Dr. Dong Zhang, Textile Research Associate || March 20, 2008
    The textile industry is one of the largest consumer-supported industries with significant impact on the worldwide economy. Advancements in applications of nonwovens technology to improve textile properties offer a great economic potential for the in…

  • Household Wipes Market Struggles To Win Over New Customers

    Adrian Atterby, Euromonitor International || February 6, 2008
    After a period of sustained development, global value sales of household cleaning wipes have stagnated recently. Even in markets where consumers have access to the highest levels of disposable income, such as North America or Western Europe, sales h…

  • Ahlstrom To Add Spunlace Line In Brazil

    September 27, 2007
    A spunlace production line will be the first addition to Ahlstroms new plant in Paulinia, Brazil.

  • Vision Competition Begins

    June 11, 2007
    Annual event recognizes innovation in nonwovens.

  • Household Wipes: Searching For The Next Swiffer

    Household Wipes: Searching For The Next Swiffer

    Karen McIntyre, Editor || February 12, 2007
    growth slows as the market awaits its next blockbuster

  • China Nonwovens Still Growing

    January 18, 2007
    In 2005, China’s total nonwovens production was 755,000 tons, a 23% increase, and this figure was expected to increase 11% to 838,000 for 2006. These production increases were attributed to higher growth rates in diapers, sanitary napkins, hous…

  • Freudenberg


    January 1, 2007
    Location: Weinheim, Germany Sales: $1.4 billion Description: Key Personnel Management Board: Bruce Olson, president and CEO, Dr. René Wollert, CFO; Georg Brasch, managing director; Worldwide Divisions: Dr. Heino Freudenberg and Gerhard Sc…

  • Airlaid: The Comeback Kid

    Airlaid: The Comeback Kid

    Ellen Wuagneux, Associate Editor || October 16, 2006
    once plagued by overcapacity and pricing challenges, are airlaids ready to get back in the ring?

  • Orlandi

    September 11, 2006
    Orlandi SpA Gallarate, Italy $100 million Key Personnel Cav. Vittorio Orlandi, CEO; Massimiliano Orlandi, marketing director, Mario Saldarini, commercial director Plants Gallarate, Bolgare, Cressa, Cassano Magnago ISO Status ISO 9002 Certifi…

  • PGI Nonwovens

    September 7, 2006
    Polymer Group, Inc. Charlotte, NC $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…

  • It

    It's Getting Personal

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

  • Why Wipes Won't Go Away

    February 10, 2006
    According to INDA's recent analysis of wipes, household wipes now comprise the majority of North American disposable wipes sales. Experts say that the success of this market has largely been caused by the widespread popularity of electrostatic and we…

  • Household Care: A Homerun For Wipes

    Household Care: A Homerun For Wipes

    Karen McIntyre, Editor || February 10, 2006
    floor cleaning cloths boost household wipes market beyond baby wipes in North America

  • The Evolution of Household Cleaning

    The Evolution of Household Cleaning

    Christine Esposito, Nonwovens Staff || January 6, 2006
    Fueled by busy homeowners willing to pay more for convenience, the evolution of the household cleaning products has meant less human contact with cleaning than ever before. But will consumers continue to shell out cash for gadgets when a regular spray bottle will do the trick?

  • PGI


    January 1, 2006
    Location: Charlotte, NC Sales: $948 million Description: Key Personnel James Schaeffer, chief executive officer; Willis (Billy) Moore, III, chief financial officer; Mike Hale, vice president and general manager—U.S. Nonwovens; Fernando Espino…

  • Wipe Products Change The Way We Work And Play

    August 17, 2005
    a look at the market for nonwoven wipes