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  • Bostik to spotlight latest innovations at SINCE

    October 2, 2013
    Will also present adhesive perspective at SINCE conference.

  • RKW starts up production of hygiene films in North America

    October 2, 2013
    RKW opened its latest hygiene film plant on Sept. 26 in Franklin, KY. The ribbon cutting ceremony was led by Hansjakob Mueller, chairman of the RKW supervisory board. Opening the day’s proceedings, Roland Roth, the company’s CEO said, &l…

  • Suominen splits nonwovens business

    September 30, 2013
    Suominen Corporation has reshaped its corporate and management structure and reorganized its operations. Through the changes, Suominen says it aims to achieve a more focused, transparent and agile operating model, which enables the company to further…

  • Fitesa offers biobased spunbond for personal care markets

    September 27, 2013
    Sheath core design features to different polymers

  • INDA

    INDA's RISE Conference Focuses on Durables

    September 26, 2013
    Event will be held in Denver next week.

  • “Don’t Baby Me”

    “Don’t Baby Me”

    Steve Callahan, President, Perimeter Brand Packaging || September 26, 2013
    A Consumer Insights Study on Beauty Wipes Packaging

  • New Ingeo grades for fibers and nonwovens

    September 26, 2013
    NatureWorks announced the commercial availability of two new Ingeo high performance biopolymer grades designed for fibers and nonwovens applications. The two grades deliver lower shrinkage, faster crystallization, and higher melting points across the…

  • RFID to help know ‘end of life’ for incontinence products

    September 23, 2013
    Val Marinov, Ph.D., associate professor, University of North Dakota-Fargo and his team have created a new form of "smart" materials using RFID technology. Using their patent-pending process called Laser Enabled Advanced Packaging (LEAP), u…

  • 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…

  • PGI strikes deal to buy Fiberweb

    September 18, 2013
    Parties agree on cash offer to create nonwovens powerhouse.

  • Domtar expands Attends facility in Greenville, NC

    September 16, 2013
    Absorbent hygiene products manufacturer Domtar plans to invest $100,000 over the next three years at the Attends facility in Greenville, NC. The company has already invested approximately $20 million in eastern North Carolina over the past two years.…

  • SCA to introduce Tena, Tork and Libero brands in India

    September 12, 2013
    Hygiene leader will invest $113 million in country

  • Pantex celebrates milestone

    September 12, 2013
    Open day will mark 25 years of production in Abruzzo

  • Mogul

    Mogul

    September 11, 2013
    Gaziantep, Turkey www.mogulsb.com 2013 Nonwovens Sales: $113 million Key Personnel Ekrem Kayali, chairman; C.Enver Kayali, president; Ayse Kayali, executive board member; Serkan Gogus, CEO; Ersin Kosker, director of projects and operations P…

  • Spuntech

    Spuntech

    September 11, 2013
    Upper Tiberias, Israel www.spuntech.com 2013 Nonwovens Sales: $127 million   Key Personnel Rob Stollar, global vice president, sales and marketing; Ron Broshi, vice president, new product development; John Rank, director, sales and marketi…

  • Precision Custom Coatings

    Precision Custom Coatings

    September 11, 2013
    Totowa, NJ, U.S. www.pcc-usa.com 2013 Nonwovens Sales: $150 million   Key Personnel Peter Longo, chairman and COO; Scott Tesser, president and CEO; Rich Noble, CFO and treasurer; Dan Kamat, vice president, industrial textile division;…

  • Hassan Group

    Hassan Group

    September 11, 2013
    Istanbul, Turkey www.hassangroup.com 2013 Nonwovens Sales: $150 million Plants Istanbul and Tekirdag, Turkey Processes Web Forming Technologies: airlaid, carded, spunlaid; Bonding Technologies: needlepunched, thermal bonded, air-through bon…

  • Unicharm completes acquisition of Myanmar Care Products

    September 11, 2013
    Last month, Japanese hygiene manufacturer Unicharm said it completed the scheduled acquisition of CFA International Paper Products in Singapore, who owns 88% of shares in Myanmar Care Products, a leading supplier of feminine napkin and disposable bab…

  • Nan Liu Enterprise

    Nan Liu Enterprise

    September 10, 2013
    Kaoshiung City, Taiwan www.nanliugroup.com 2013 Nonwovens Sales: $152 million Key Personnel C.S. Huang, chairman; H.S Huang, president; M. Yang, vice-president; Sam Chang, vice president; Paul Cheng, general manager; Bernard Kerstens, commercial dir…

  • Jofo Nonwovens

    Jofo Nonwovens

    September 10, 2013
    Guangzhou, China www.jofo.com.cn 2013 Nonwovens Sales: $162 million Plants Guangzhou, Weifang, Shandong, China Processes Spunbond, meltblown, SMS Major Markets Hygiene, medical, industrial In fiscal 2013, Jofo Nonwovens sold more tha…

  • Jacob Holm

    Jacob Holm

    September 10, 2013
    Basel, Switzerland www.jacob-holm.com 2013 Nonwovens Sales: $171 million   Key Personnel Poul Mikkelsen, chairman; Martin Mikkelsen, CEO; Stephen Landon, president and COO; Finn Schoning, group controller; Alexis Porcher, global commercial…

  • Dalian Ruiguang Nonwoven Group

    Dalian Ruiguang Nonwoven Group

    September 10, 2013
    Dalian, China www.ruiguangnonwoven.com 2013 Nonwovens Sales: $176 million Key Personnel Yuan Ming Gu, owner; Zuwei Gu, CEO; Jingxian Cui, CFO Plants Dalian, China Processes Spunbond, spunlace, meltblown, airlaid ISO Status ISO9001;…

  • Gulsan

    Gulsan

    September 10, 2013
    Gaziantep, Turkey www.gulsan-group.com 2013 Nonwovens Sales: $180 million   Key Personnel Mehmet Kuyucu, general manager nonwovens and films   Plants Gaziantep, Turkey and Cairo, Egypt   Processes Spunbond  …

  • Union Industries

    Union Industries

    September 10, 2013
    Masserano, Italy 2013 Nonwovens Sales: $181 million Key Personnel Matteo Moltrasio, president; Luigi Cassano, managing director; Alessandro Taramasso, commercial director  Plants Masserano, Italy  Processes Spunbond, spunmelt,…

  • Mitsui Chemical

    Mitsui Chemical

    September 10, 2013
    Tokyo, Japan www.mitsuichem.com 2013 Nonwoven Sales: $186 million Key Personnel Kensaku Takahashi, general manager, spunbond fabircs division Plants Japan, China, Thailand Processes Spunbond Brand names Syntex Major markets Hygiene While nonwov…

  • Fibertex Personal Care

    Fibertex Personal Care

    September 10, 2013
    Aalborg, Denmark www.fibertexpersonalcare.com
 2013 Nonwovens Sales: $263 million Key Personnel Mikael Staal Axelsen, group CEO; Peter Andersen, CEO, Malaysia; Claus Svanberg, group CFO; Mette Due Sogaard, group quality and sustainability dir…

  • Pegas Nonwovens

    Pegas Nonwovens

    September 10, 2013
    Znojmo, Czech Republic www.pegas.cz 2013 Nonwoven Sales: $269 million Key Personnel Frantisek Rezac, CEO; Frantisek Klaska, CTO; Marian Rasik, CFO Plants Znojmo and Bucovice in Czech Republic; Egypt Processes Spunbond, meltblown, SMS, b…

  • Toray Advanced Materials

    Toray Advanced Materials

    September 10, 2013
    Seoul, Korea www.torayamk.com 2013 Nonwovens Sales: $290 million Key Personnel Y.K. Lee, chairman and CEO; W.C. Hwang, vice president, head of fiber division; Hitoshi Takeuchi, senior director, fiber division; W.S. Chun, senior director, fiber divis…

  • First Quality

    First Quality

    September 10, 2013
    Great Neck, NY, U.S. www.firstquality.com 2013 Nonwovens Sales: $310 million   Plants Hazleton, PA, U.S.; McElhattan, PA, U.S.; Wuxi, China   Processes Spunmelt, spunlace   Applications Hygiene, medical First Quality…

  • Avgol

    Avgol

    September 10, 2013
    Tel Aviv, Israel www.avgol.com 2013 Nonwovens Sales: $342 million Key Personnel Michael Teacher, chairman; Shachar Rachim, interim CEO Plants Tel Aviv, Israel; Mocksville, NC, U.S.; Jingmen, City, Hubei Province, China: Uzlovaya, Russia Processes…

  • Sandler

    Sandler

    September 10, 2013
    Schwarzenbach/Saale, Germany www.sandler.de 2013 Nonwovens Sales: $367 million   Key Personnel Christian Heinrich Sandler, CEO; Wolfgang Höflich and Ulrich Hornfeck, members of the management board   Plants Schwarze…

  • Georgia-Pacific

    Georgia-Pacific

    September 10, 2013
    Atlanta, GA www.gp.com 2013 Nonwovens Sales: $380 million   Plants Green Bay, WI, U.S. (two facilities); Gaston County, NC, U.S.; Steinfurt, Germany Processes Airlaid, carded   Major Markets Baby wipes, industrial an…

  • Companhia Providencia

    Companhia Providencia

    September 10, 2013
    Paraná, Brazil www.providencia.com.br 2013 Nonwovens Sales: $394 million   Key Personnel Herminio Freitas, president and CEO; Eduardo Feldmann, CFO; Alexandre Domeque, commercial director; Romeo Bregant, engineering andd techno…

  • TWE Group (Lohman)

    TWE Group (Lohman)

    September 10, 2013
    Emsdetten, Germany www.twe-group.com 2013 Nonwovens Sales: $402 million Key Personnel Wim Warnier, CEO Plants Germany, France, Belgium, Sweden, China Processes Air through bonded, chemical bonded, needlepunch, hydroentengled Major markets Hygiene…

  • Suominen

    Suominen

    September 10, 2013
    Helsinki, Finland www.suominen.fi 2013 Nonwovens Sales: $515 million Key Personnel Nina Kopola, president and CEO; Tapio Engstrom, senior vice president,CFO; Timo Hiekkaranta, senior vice president, convenience; Lynda Kelly, senior vice preside…

  • Fitesa

    Fitesa

    September 10, 2013
    Simpsonville, SC, U.S. www.fitesa.com 2013 Nonwovens Sales: $697 million Key Personnel Silverio Baranzano, CEO; Hal Singley, CFO   Plants Gravatai, Brazil; Lima, Peru; San Jose Iterbide, Mexico; Simpsonville, SC, U.S.; Green Bay,…

  • P.H. Glatfelter

    P.H. Glatfelter

    September 10, 2013
    York, PA, U.S. www.glatfelter.com 2013 Nonwovens Sales: $835 million (AMBU $268 million; CFBU $566 million) Key Personnel Dante Parrini, chairman and CEO; John Jacunski, executive vice president and CFO; Christopher Astley, senior vice preside…

  • PGI

    PGI

    September 10, 2013
    Charlotte, NC www.polymergroupinc.com 2013 Nonwovens Sales: $1.2 billion ($2 billion, pro forma) Key Personnel J. Joel Hackney, Jr.; president, CEO and director; Dennis E. Norman, executive vice president and CFO; Robert Dale, president, APAC a…

  • Kimberly-Clark

    Kimberly-Clark

    September 10, 2013
    Dallas, TX www.kimberly-clark.com 2013 Nonwovens Sales: $1.3 billion (estimated)   Partnership Products & K-C Professional Roswell, GA www.kcprofessional.com   Key Personnel Thomas Falk, chairman and CEO; Elane Stoc…

  • Freudenberg

    Freudenberg

    September 10, 2013
    Weinheim, Germany www.freudenberg.com 2013 Nonwovens Sales: $1.65 billion Freudenberg Nonwovens $880 million Freudenberg Politex $295 million Freudenberg Filtration Technologies $469 million Key Personnel Bruce Olson, CEO; Ren&eacut…

  • Beautiful Nonwoven

    September 6, 2013
    Focused on growth in medical markets.

  • Delighted exhibitors and a good mood at TechTextil 2013

    Delighted exhibitors and a good mood at TechTextil 2013

    Helena Engqvist, Engqvist Consulting || September 6, 2013
    Numerous innovations underscored the willingness of exhibitors to invest and act as visitor magnets at TechTextil 2013 in Frankfurt from June 10-13.

  • Mondon joins EDANA

    Mondon joins EDANA

    September 6, 2013
    Machinery maker Mondon announced it has joined the nonwovens association EDANA. Makers of slitting, rewinding/spooling, coating and/or laminating lines coupled with packaging and palletizing solutions, Mondon supplies a range of products for a full c…

  • PGI’s sales drop in second quarter

    September 4, 2013
    Polymer Group, Inc.’s net sales were $291.5 million for the second quarter of 2013 compared with $296.2 million for the second quarter of 2012. The decrease in net sales was primarily driven by lower net selling prices of $3.2 million, primaril…

  • SCA sees growth in emerging markets

    September 4, 2013
    Swedish hygiene company SCA reported net sales in its Personal Care segment from January to June 2013 rose 5% to SEK 13,368m ($2.06 billion). Higher volumes and acquisitions increased sales by 4% and 6%, respectively. In emerging markets, sales rose…

  • Poole Company hires nonwoven specialist Craig Winebarger

    September 4, 2013
    Will focus on business development of nonwoven fibers segment.

  • Lonza launches revamped hygiene and preservation website

    August 28, 2013
    Lonza has launched a revamped website for its hygiene and preservation business with new functionality that makes it easier for chemists and formulators to explore and select the most suitable disinfectants, sanitizers and preservatives for their end…

  • Trioplast completing its first U.S. production line

    August 21, 2013
    Will serve hygiene and medical markets from its base in Virginia.

  • INSIGHT offers first class conference on nonwoven and hygiene markets

    August 19, 2013
    Will take place Oct. 13-17 in St. Petersburg, FL.

  • New report on polyester spunbond market

    August 16, 2013
    Analyzes the global spunbonded polyester nonwoven market.