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  • 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…

  • Ontex to Centralize Northern France Operations

    November 30, -0001
    Hygiene maker will combine activies of two sites into one brand new facility.

  • Absorbent Article:

    November 30, -0001
    U.S. Patent No. 8,920,399 B2

  • SCA announces IPO for Australian JV

    November 30, -0001
    Listing planned for June or July

  • SCA to launch IPO for Australian JV

    November 30, -0001
    Listing expected in late June or early July

  • Suominen continues to see opportunities for spunlace

    Suominen continues to see opportunities for spunlace

    November 30, -0001
    While wipes still dominate, technology continues to open doors for spunlace nonwovens.

  • Domtar to buy Laboratorios Indas

    November 30, -0001
    Spanish hygiene specialist will expand Domtar's role in Europe

  • K-C reports flat results in Q3

    November 30, -0001
    Organic sales up 5%

  • Used Machinery

    November 30, -0001
    Welcome to the Nonwovens Industry used equipment directory. Here you will find basic specifications on actual machines available from the inventory of suppliers and brokers, and may direct inquiries about the units to them. To start with, we are f…

  • EDANA:Patricia Featherstone

    November 30, -0001
    At its Annual General Meeting, EDANA, the international association serving the nonwovens and related industries, has appointed Patricia Featherstone to the board of governors. As head of RKW’s Strategic Hygiene and Medical business unit and th…

  • Dan-Web has appointed Sorin Crainic

    November 30, -0001
    Dan-Web has appointed Sorin Crainic to the position of director-European sales. Mr. Crainic brings almost 20 years of nonwoven and hygiene business experience to Dan-Web, including direct experience in airlaid, carded and spunlace technologies and th…

  • Dan-Web has appointed Director-European Sales

    November 30, -0001
    Dan-Web has appointed Sorin Crainic to the position of director-European sales. Mr. Crainic brings almost 20 years of nonwoven and hygiene business experience to Dan-Web, including direct experience in airlaid, carded and spunlace technologies and th…

  • Capabilities Serving The Future Demands in Spunmelt Hygiene Nonwovens

    November 30, -0001
    Hygiene applications are nowadays the largest segment in spunmelt production. These commodity nonwovens are distinguished by high production volumes, standardized product specifications and high cost pressures thanks to a lack of differentiation. The…

  • SCA Reorganizes Management Team

    November 30, -0001
    SCA recently made several key changes in the management of its hygiene operation. Thomas Wulkan, current president SCA Americas, has been appointed new president personal care Europe. He will succeed Rijk Schipper who will leave this position. Sune L…

  • Stretchable Nonwovens

    November 30, -0001
    Kraton Polymers, a global producer of engineered polymers, has developed new innovation in elastic nonwoven technology. Kraton believes its new product, MD6705, breaks the processing barrier of conventional styrenic block copolymers, now allowing fab…

  • Nozzles

    November 30, -0001
    Nordson Corporation continues to advance the production and performance of disposable hygiene products with its Universal SureWrap nozzles. Universal SureWrap nozzles accurately apply hot melt adhesive to elastic strands used for elasticized legs, le…

  • Coating Technology

    November 30, -0001
    Brückner Plant Technologies, Leonberg, Germany, is a supplier of systems for the finishing of technical textiles. The company is pioneering new technologies in both coating and nonwovens. In the textiles sector, Brückner cooperates closely…

  • Superabsorbent Fiber

    November 30, -0001
    Performance apparel represents one of the fastest growing sectors of the international textile industry and its growth is being fuelled by new fiber and fabric developments, enhanced process technologies and changing consumer lifestyles. As a result,…

  • General Manager of Italian Hygiene Machinery Company

    November 30, -0001
    Giampiero De Angelis, former sales director of Fameccanica.Data S.p.A., has been named general manager of the Italian hygiene machinery company. He reports to Carlo Bianco, member of the board and executive committee of the company. Mr. De Angelis jo…

  • Zero Waste System

    November 30, -0001
    The Ibis Zero Waste System continues to evolve as a viable means of reducing cost and minimizing solid waste disposal for producers of hygienic products such as baby/adult diapers, feminine hygiene products and bed pads. Reject hygienic products are…

  • Pantex MENA Hires GM

    November 30, -0001
    In another step to reorganize its business, Fiberweb, has created global business units for  its Consumer Fabrics and Airlaid divisions. The global Consumer Fabrics business unit will be led by Fiberweb CEO Daniel Dayan and will incorporate the…

  • Fiberweb has announced cost cutting efforts

    November 30, -0001
    On the industrial side, Hans-Jrg Oberberg, president Europe industrial, will add Fiberweb's European filtration activities to his existing responsibilities.

  • Dan-Webforming Int. A/S

    November 30, -0001
    Effective December 2007, Jens Erch became part of the team at Dan-Webforming Int. A/S. Mr. Erch will lead the company’s efforts as it increases the scope of its hammer mill and defibration sales and development activities. Mr Erch will work fro…

  • Elastic Feeding Solutions

    November 30, -0001
    OverEnd Technologies offers advanced elastic thread handling equipment and process improvement consulting services to the absorbent hygiene products industry. With fifteen years of elastic handling and equipment design experience and one of the indus…

  • Dan-Web Forming International A/S

    November 30, -0001
    Airlaid equipment specialist Dan-Web Forming International A/S has appointed Richard Knowlson vice president, Americas. According to Kurt Sørensen, COO of Dan-Web Forming International, “Mr. Knowlson has more than 20 years of experience…

  • Suominen Wipes and Nonwovens

    November 30, -0001
    Effective September 1, Suominen Wipes and Nonwovens has moved Henri Laitervo—formerly the company’s sales director—to the position of director of new business development and marketing. He will be steering the development of new bus…

  • Fiberweb Names New Vice Presidents

    November 30, -0001
    Fiberweb Americas has named John Juric vice president of Finance, Americas and David Keough vice president of Consumer Care. Mr. Juric brings more than 20 years of financial experience to Fiberweb, including 15 years in the chemical and specialty pro…

  • Gerd Ries Chairman of EDANA

    November 30, -0001
    At the Annual General Meeting of EDANA, the European Disposables and Nonwovens Association, held in Berlin, Germany in May, Gerd Ries was elected chairman of EDANA by members for a one-year term of office. Mr. Ries, who is vice president EAME, Regula…

  • Stain Repellent Tencel

    November 30, -0001
    Tencel, a man-made cellulose fiber derived from wood pulp that is applied in fashion, hygiene and medical applications, has been further enhanced by new water and stain repellent finishes. Tencel fabrics can be treated with finishes including Teflon…

  • Stain Repellent Tencel

    November 30, -0001
    Tencel, a man-made cellulose fiber derived from wood pulp that is applied in fashion, hygiene and medical applications, has been further enhanced by new water and stain repellent finishes.      Tencel fabrics can be treated w…

  • Hydrophobic Concentrates

    November 30, -0001
    Polyvel, Hammonton, NJ, has introduced the VH103-S and VH103-M Hydrophobic Concentrates, which are melt additives for polypropylene nonwoven processes. VH103-S and VH103-M concentrates impart alcohol repellency to nonwoven polypropylene fabrics, maki…

  • Stain Repellent Tencel

    November 30, -0001
    Tencel, a man-made cellulose fiber derived from wood pulp that is applied in fashion, hygiene and medical applications, has been further enhanced by new water and stain repellent finishes.      Tencel fabrics can be treated w…

  • Advanced Sulfopolyesters

    November 30, -0001
    Kingsport, TN-based Eastman Chemical Company has introduced Eastman AQ Polymers, advanced, high-performance water-dispersible sulfopolyesters for use in nonwoven hygiene app­lications.     Eastman AQ polymers enable the produc…