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  • TPP Could Mean Good Things for Nonwovens

    Karen McIntyre, Editor || July 15, 2016
    Earlier this year, negotiations between the U.S. and 11 countries, many located in the Pacific Rim, led to the creation of a free trade agreement between these countries. According to many economists, the Trans-Pacfiic Partnership (TPP)—which s…

  • M&A Activity: What They Can Bring to the Table

    M&A Activity: What They Can Bring to the Table

    Karen McIntyre, editor || December 2, 2014
    acquisitions have been plentiful this year.

  • Too Big to Fail

    Karen McIntyre, Editor || April 5, 2012
    A few weeks ago, the industry was abuzz with speculation that Avgol could be sold to PGI owner, Blackstone Capital. Avgol quickly quipped back that its recent talks with the private equity firm were simply a matter of course, saying that periodic con…

  • Social Networking: Going Where The Customers Are

    Karen McIntyre, Editor || August 9, 2011
    In February, it took Huggies just three weeks to become the second largest Facebook brand page in Hong Kong, where the social networking site has a higher level of penetration even than the U.S. K-C invited parents to upload their babies' photos…

  • Spunmelt Surge: Where Will It All Go?

    Karen McIntyre, Editor || February 16, 2011
    The spunmelt market has made our jobs here at NONWOVENS INDUSTRY very easy these past couple of months. The many line investments announced between November and January have filled our breaking news pages for the past 10 weeks as the industry appears…

  • PGI is Sold (Finally). What Happens Now?

    Karen Bitz McIntyre, Editor || November 10, 2010
    The sale of Polymer Group, Inc. to the Blackstone Group was no big surprise.

  • Technology in Search of New Markets

    Karen Bitz McIntyre, Editor || October 8, 2010
    A decade or so ago, airlaid industry expert Ivan Pivko described airlaid as a technology in search of new markets.

  • Technology In Search Of A Champion

    Karen Bitz McIntyre, Editor || December 3, 2009
    Back in the late 1990s, when airlaid manufacturers still had cause for optimism, industry pundit Ivan Pivko published a book titled Technology in Search of Markets.

  • Technology In Search Of Markets

    August 17, 2005
    notes on air laid nonwovens of yesterday, today and tomorrow