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  • Smithers Pira Outlines Key Drivers for the Growing Sustainable Nonwovens Market

    Smithers Pira Outlines Key Drivers for the Growing Sustainable Nonwovens Market

    Dan Rogers || March 27, 2017
    Although this report is about sustainable nonwovens, today there are no completely sustainable nonwovens. Sustainability is a quality to strive for and progress toward but rarely wholly attainable. Sustainability is defined, in general, by the The…

  • What is a Nonwoven?

    Karen McIntyre, Editor || June 9, 2016
    Fifteen years ago, I wrote my first-ever Nonwovens Industry editorial under this very same headline—What Is A Nonwoven? At the time, I really did not know. To say that learning curve in this industry was steep is an understatement. I still find…

  • INDA, EDANA Join Forces

    July 24, 2013
    Responding to the rapidly expanding global nature of the nonwovens industry, the two global nonwovens associations—INDA and EDANA—are working hand in hand to encourage the implementation of an ambitious Transatlantic Trade and Investment…

  • On all levels, consolidation reigns in nonwovens

    Karen McIntyre, Editor || October 4, 2011
    Last month, the big news shaking the nonwovens industry was the sale of Ahlstrom's wipes business to Suominen (this news was so big, in fact, it broke records for the most read news story on www.nonwovens-industry.com) and what it means for the globa…

  • PGI For Sale—Whose Turn Is It, Anyway?

    Karen Bitz McIntyre, Editor || May 6, 2010
    This month, PGI—the world’s fifth largest nonwovens producer and its largest spunmelt maker—said its board was exploring future growth options for its shareholders which include but are not limited to the potential sale of the company.

  • Avgol

    September 11, 2006
    Avgol Tel-Aviv, Israel www.avgol.com $160 million Key Personnel Shuki Goldwasser, chairman; Nir Peleg, CEO; Achai Bonneh, vice president of technology Plants Tel Aviv, Israel; Mocksville, NC, China, Eastern Europe ISO Status ISO 9002 Certifi…