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  • A Way With Wipes

    May 7, 2008
    Founded in 1989 by Angelo Bartesaghi, O-PAC manufactures a range of wet wipes from its 6500-square-meter headquarters in Valmadrera (Lecco), Italy.

  • Fameccanica Leader Succumbs to Cancer Battle

    May 6, 2008
    Guido Rommelli was 59; Headed Compay Since 1995,

  • Fiberweb Sells Brazilian Bidim

    May 1, 2008
    Company continues focus on core markets.

  • First Quality, Covidien Deal Finalized

    April 21, 2008
    Deal propels First Quality into diaper market.

  • Fitesa Expands Into North America

    April 7, 2008
    Brazilian company will add two lines in U.S.

  • Zavod Elastik Invests In Spunlaid Line

    April 3, 2008
    Russian newcomer has ordered an SMS line from Oerlikon Neumag.

  • INDEX2008 Coverage

    Nonwovens Staff, Nonwovens Staff || April 2, 2008
    everything you need to know about this month's even in Geneva

  • The Sound Of Silence

    Ellen Wuagneux, Associate Editor || April 2, 2008
    acoustic nonwovens keep down the noise

  • Companhia Providencia Dedicates Tenth Line

    April 1, 2008
    Hygiene leader to expand focus in medical.

  • Pantex Establishes Subsidiary In UAE

    March 25, 2008
    Will provide hygiene topsheet materials for Middle East, North Africa markets.

  • 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…

  • TTNA 2008

    Nonwovens Staff, Nonwovens Staff || March 20, 2008
    innovations in technical textiles will be in the spotlight at next month's event in Atlanta

  • INDEX08 Preview

    Nonwovens Staff, Nonwovens Staff || March 20, 2008
    exhibitors have big plan for the year's largest nonwovens exhibition

  • SCA To Focus On Hygiene Growth

    March 10, 2008
    New organization structure implemented, COO named.

  • Korean Hygiene Company Set For Growth

    March 8, 2008
    In 1994 Sambo Co. Ltd. began its nonwovens business, which was built upon the textile business the company started in 1979.

  • SCA Invests in Russia, Europe and Latin America

    March 5, 2008
    Investments focus on personal care.

  • Japanese Nonwovens Stats Released

    March 5, 2008
    Output down 2.6% overall in 2007.

  • Tampon

    March 4, 2008
    A tampon for feminine hygiene comprising an insertion end, a withdrawal end, a longitudinal axis and an outer surface was patented. The tampon is comprised of compressed fibrous material. The outer surface of the tampon has a plurality of first surfa…

  • Fiberweb Announces Two Asian Joint Ventures

    March 3, 2008
    Roll goods producer establishes partners in China, India

  • EDANA Training Courses Head to India, Again

    February 21, 2008
    Classes to be held in late 2008.

  • Dow Acquires Intellectual Property Assets of ADC

    February 14, 2008
    The Dow Chemical Company has acquired the intellectual property assets of Advanced Design Concepts (ADC).

  • Green To The Max

    February 8, 2008
    The founders of Maxim Hygiene Products have put a new twist on their 25 years of nonwovens industry manufacturing and distribution experience to introduce a new line of organic, natural and eco-friendly hygienic products.

  • 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,…

  • Supply Shift

    Karen McIntyre, Editor || February 6, 2008
    capacity expansion, proposed mergers and a changing customer base add up to exciting times for spunmelt producers

  • Luxury Or Necessity?

    Ellen Wuagneux, Associate Editor || February 6, 2008
    producers still aren't convinced that automatic inspection is a need, not a want

  • 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…

  • HighTex Unites Technical Textiles In Turkey

    February 5, 2008
    November exhibition features more than 300 companies from 17 countries

  • P&G Raises Outlook

    February 4, 2008
    Strong sales growth offset higher costs.

  • Avgol In Talks To Buy Fiberweb

    January 22, 2008
    Cash deal would create nonwovens giant.

  • Freudenberg Expands Filtration Business

    January 15, 2008
    Acquires Spasciani Air Filter

  • Performance & Comfort - All In One?

    Ellen Wuagneux, Associate Editor || January 10, 2008
    new protective garments prove two key features aren't mutually exclusive

  • Stretching Sales

    Karen McIntyre, Editor || January 10, 2008
    with the focus clearly on fit, the nonwovens industry adds more elastics to give hygiene producers what they want

  • Consumers Continue to Win with Disposable Baby Diapers

    Karen McIntyre, Editor || January 10, 2008
    competition keeps price down, innovation up

  • Chinese Producer Goes Green

    January 8, 2008
    American Hygienics Corporation (AHC) is a quickly growing supplier of differentiated nonwoven-based hygiene products with the manufacturing capacity to meet the growing demand for a variety of personal care hygiene items such as wipes, baby diapers, adult diapers, sanitary pads and nursing pads.

  • Vita Nonwovens

    Vita Nonwovens

    January 1, 2008
    Location: Manchester, U.K. Sales: $190 million Description: Key Personnel Joe Menendez, Vita Group CEO Wim Warnier, Vita Nonwovens CEO Plants Belgium, France, Sweden, U.S. ISO Status ISO 9001:2000; ISO / TS 16949 Processes Drylaid, chemical bond…

  • Rexcell

    Rexcell

    January 1, 2008
    Location: BENGTSFORS, SWEDEN Sales: $86 million Description: Key Personnel Andreas Norman, vice president of sales and marketing Plant Locations Sweden—Skåpafors and Dals Långe Applications Tabletop, wipes, feminine h…

  • Albis

    Albis

    January 1, 2008
    Location: ROASIO, ITALY Sales: $100 million Description: Key Personnel Gianni Boscolo, president; Carlo Soave, CEO; Pietro Lan­done, commercial director Plants Roasio, Italy; Aschersleben, Germany; Cincinnati, OH Processes Carded t…

  • Fitesa

    Fitesa

    January 1, 2008
    Location: GRAVATAI, BRAZIL Sales: $103 million Description: Plant Locations Gravatai, Brazil; North America Processes Spunmelt, meltblown Major Markets Hygiene, medical, industrial, filtration, sorbents Nonwovens sales of $103 million are set…

  • Suominen

    Suominen

    January 1, 2008
    Location: Nakkila, Finland Sales: $104 Million Description: Key Personnel Petri Rolig, president and CEO; Paul-Erik Tolvo, vice president and general manager of Suominen Wipes and Nonwovens; Sakari Santa-Paavola, general manager of Suominen Nonwove…

  • Toray Advanced Materials

    Toray Advanced Materials

    January 1, 2008
    Location: SEOUL, KOREA Sales: $123 million Description: Plant Locations Gumi, Kyungsang-Bukdo, South Korea; Nantong, Jiangsu Province, China (March 2008) ISO Status ISO-9001: 1999; ISO-14001 (environmental certification): 1999; ISO-18001 (operatio…

  • Union Industries

    Union Industries

    January 1, 2008
    Location: MASSERANO, ITALY Sales: $90 million Description: Key Personnel Matteo Moltrasio, vice president; Luigi Cassano, managing director; Alessandro Taramasso, commercial director Plant Masserano, Biella, Italy ISO Status ISO 9001:2000 since 1…

  • Georgia-Pacific

    Georgia-Pacific

    January 1, 2008
    Location: Atlanta, GA Sales: $150 Million Description: Plants Green Bay, WI (two facilities); Glen, France; Avigliano, Italy Processes   Airlaid, carded Brand Names Airtex, Dritex Major Markets Baby wipes, industrial and food service wipes,…

  • Jacob Holm

    Jacob Holm

    January 1, 2008
    Location: BASEL, SWITZERLAND Sales: $160 million Description: Key Personnel Poul Mikkelsen, chairman; Stephen Landon, president and COO; Finn Schoning, group controller; Chip Holton, vice president operations USA; Alain Héberlé, plant…

  • Pegas A/S

    Pegas A/S

    January 1, 2008
    Location: CZECH REPUBLIC Sales: $167 million Description: Key Personnel Milos Bogdan, managing director; Frantisek Klaska, technical director; Frantisek Rezac, commercial director, Ales Gerza, financial director; Rostislav Vrbacky, production direc…

  • Sandler

    Sandler

    January 1, 2008
    Location: SCHWARZENBACH/SAALE, GERMANY Sales: $171 million Description: Key Personnel Dr. Christian Heinrich Sandler, chief executive officer; Dipl. Kfm. Christian Heinrich Sandler, Dieter Magiera, members of the management board Plant Schwarze…

  • TWE Group (Lohman)

    TWE Group (Lohman)

    January 1, 2008
    Location: EMSDETTEN, GERMANY Sales: $211 million Description: Key Personnel Michael Haddon, managing director Plants Emsdetten, Germany, Kierdorf, Germany, Hangzhou, China Processes Drylaid, chemical bonded, thermal bonded, needlepunched, air thr…

  • Glatfelter

    Glatfelter

    January 1, 2008
    Location: GATINEAU, QUEBEC, CANADA Sales: $212 million Description: Key Personnel Corporate: Pierre McNeil, president and chief executive officer; Rolf Hövelmann,  executive senior vice president and COO; Don Habbick, chief financial o…

  • Companhia Providencia

    Companhia Providencia

    January 1, 2008
    Location: PARANA, BRAZIL Sales: $225 million Description: Plant Location São Jose Pinhais-Paraná, Brazil Key Personnel Herminio Freitas, CEO; Rubens Sardenberg, CFO;  Cleber dos Santos, sales and marketing director; Romeo Bre…

  • Fibertex

    Fibertex

    January 1, 2008
    Location: AALBORG, DENMARK Sales: $294 million Description: Key Personnel Mikael Staal Axelsen, General Manager, Personal Care Division;  Jorgen Bech Madsen, General Manager, Technical Division; Ole Houmann, Finance Director; Kenneth Mynste…

  • Avgol

    Avgol

    January 1, 2008
    Location: TEL AVIV, ISRAEL Sales: $237 million Description: Key Personnel Shuki Goldwasser, chairman; Nir Peleg, CEO; Achai Bonneh, director  of technology Plants Tel Aviv, Israel; Mocksville, NC; Jingmen City, Hubei Province, China; Uzlovaya…