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  • PGI

    PGI

    January 1, 2003
    Location: North Charleston, SC Sales: $750 million Description: "Key Personnel James Schaeffer, chairman and CEO; Jim Boyd, executive vice president, treasurer and CFO; Rick Rerencz, group vice president—engineering and Asia; Rick Pie…

  • Kimberly-Clark

    Kimberly-Clark

    January 1, 2003
    Location: Dallas, TX Sales: $900 million Description: Key Personnel Thomas Falk, chairman and CEO; Robert Abernathy, group president, Healthcare & Nonwovens; Sean Erwin, president, Nonwoven Fabrics Operations and Technology; Rosalind Brewer, vi…

  • Freudenberg

    Freudenberg

    January 1, 2003
    Location: Weinheim, Germany Sales: $1.4 billion Description: Key Personnel Thomas Kehl, managing director, spokesman; Christoph Josefiak, managing director, technical; Walter Schwarz, managing director, North America; Andreas Kreuter and Gerhard…

  • Feminine Hygiene Pad

    November 5, 2002
    A feminine hygiene pad with a wider absorbent forward pad portion and a relatively narrow rear portion has been patented. The pad is adapted to be worn between the buttocks of a user. The rear portion has a rear edge and a rear width between the rear…

  • Tenotex

    Tenotex

    January 1, 2002
    Location: Bergamo, Italy Sales: $61 million Description: Key Personnel Giovanni Moscheni, chief executive officer; Aldo Ghira, managing director; Mauro Moscheni, marketing and sales director; Gampiero Crotti, plant manager; Mimoun Saïm, g…

  • KNH Enterprises

    KNH Enterprises

    January 1, 2002
    Location: Taipei, Taiwan Sales: $55 Million Description: "Key Personnel J.C. Tai, president and owner; Dr. Kirk Hwang, vice president corporate planning and international operations; George Wong, hygiene market director; Herman Tai, indus…

  • Precision Custom Coatings

    Precision Custom Coatings

    January 1, 2002
    Location: Totowa, NJ Sales: $57 Million Description: Key Personnel Peter Longo, chairman and COO; Scott Tesser, president and CEO; Rich Noble, CFO and treasurer; Dan Kamat, vice president, Industrial Textile Division Plant Location Totowa, NJ Pro…

  • Suominen

    Suominen

    January 1, 2002
    Location: Nakkila, Finland Sales: $76 Million Description: Key Personnel Kari Parviainen, president and chief executive officer; Harri Myllylä, senior vice president, marketing, sales and business development; Esa Palttala, vice president,…

  • Georgia-Pacific

    Georgia-Pacific

    January 1, 2002
    Location: Atlanta, GA Sales: $135 Million Description: Key Personnel Mike Burandt, president, Consumer Business, North America; John Lundgren, president, European Consumer Business; Paul Farren, vice president and general manager Nonwovens; Remi…

  • Jacob Holm

    Jacob Holm

    January 1, 2002
    Location: Jyderup, Denmark Sales: $60 million Description: Key Personnel Poul Mikkelsen, CEO; Peter Stoffel, COO; Michael Steen Lunde, vice president, business development; Jos van Hattum, sales director; Bruno Guyomard, research and development ma…

  • Sandler

    Sandler

    January 1, 2002
    Location: Saale, Germany Sales: $112 Million Description: Key Personnel Dipl. Kfm. Christian Heinrich Sandler, Dr. Christian Heinrich Sandler, Dieter Magier, managing directors Plant Schwarzenbach/Saale Germany ISO Status ISO 9001, ISO 14001 cert…

  • Propex Fabrics

    Propex Fabrics

    January 1, 2002
    Location: Austell, GA Sales: $92 million Description: Key Personnel Brad Mortimer, president; Edmund Merchlinsky, general manager- industrial fabrics; Rush Clark, vice president & general manager-supply chain; Mike Jeziorski, business manager,…

  • TWE Group (Lohman)

    TWE Group (Lohman)

    January 1, 2002
    Location: Dierdorf, Germany Sales: $89 million Description: Key Personnel Michael Haddon, managing director Plant Dierdorf, Germany ISO Status ISO 9001 Processes Dry laid, chemical bonded, thermal bonded, needlepunched, air through bonded Br…

  • Glatfelter

    Glatfelter

    January 1, 2002
    Location: Vancouver, Canada Sales: $70 million Description: Key Personnel Dieter Peter, Chairman & CEO; Rolf Hoevelmann, president and COO of Europe; Jay Whitman, vice president, CFO and secretary; Miles Lauzon, executive vice president of m…

  • Companhia Providencia

    Companhia Providencia

    January 1, 2002
    Location: Parana, Brazil Sales: $46 Million Description: Plant Location São José dos Pinhais-Paraná, Brazil Key Personnel Milan Starostik, chairman, Ana Seles Starostik, commercial director; William Starostik, marketing dir…

  • Fibertex

    Fibertex

    January 1, 2002
    Location: Aalborg Ost, Denmark Sales: $78 million Description: Key Personnel Knud Waede Hansen, managing director; Knud Erik Justesen, deputy managing director; Jesper Frank Carstens, general manager, needlepunch division; Mikael Staal Axelsen,…

  • Avgol

    Avgol

    January 1, 2002
    Location: Israel Sales: $75 million Description: Key Personnel Shuki Goldwasser, joint managing director; Nir Peleg, joint managing director; Moshe Goldwasser, principal Plants Holon, Israel; Mocksville, NC ISO Status ISO 9002 certified Processes…

  • Buckeye

    Buckeye

    January 1, 2002
    Location: Memphis, TN Sales: $225 Million Description: Key Personnel Kris Matula, senior vice president, nonwovens; Chip Aiken, senior vice president, manufacturing—nonwovens; Howard Cannon, vice president, nonwovens sales; John Erspamer, vic…

  • Fiberweb

    Fiberweb

    January 1, 2002
    Location: Nashville, TN Sales: $750 Million Description: Key Personnel Wayne Sanders, chairman and CEO; Thomas Falk, president and COO; Robert Abernathy, group president, Business to Business Sector; Sean Erwin, president, Nonwoven Fabrics Operatio…

  • PGI

    PGI

    January 1, 2002
    Location: North Charleston, SC Sales: $734 Million Description: Key Personnel Jerry Zucker, chairman, president and CEO; James Schaeffer, executive vice president and president and COO of Nonwovens Division; Jim Boyd, executive vice president, trea…

  • Kimberly-Clark

    Kimberly-Clark

    January 1, 2002
    Location: Dallas, TX Sales: $850 million Description: Key Personnel Wayne Sanders, chairman and CEO; Thomas Falk, president and COO; Robert Abernathy, group president, Business to Business Sector; Sean Erwin, president, Nonwoven Fabrics Operations…

  • Freudenberg

    Freudenberg

    January 1, 2002
    Location: Weinheim, Germany Sales: $1.4 Billion Description: Key Personnel Christoph Josefiak, managing director, spokesman; Arnold Weghmann, managing director, technical; Walter Schwarz, managing director, North America; Ludger Neuwinger-Heimes, m…

  • Absorbent Article Having A Refastenable Mechanism

    December 31, 2000
    An absorbent article with a longitudinal axis has been patented. The article comprises a front portion with first and second ends and side edges. The article’s first and second lateral sections are releasably attached to the front portion and are j…

  • SCA Sales Continue to Climb

    November 30, -0001
    Overall sales up 13%, personal care sales up 12%.

  • 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…