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  • Apparel | Associations

    What is a Nonwoven?

    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…
    Karen McIntyre, Editor 06.09.16

  • Filtration

    Goodbye PGI

    Earlier this month, the company formerly known as PGI shocked the industry when it announced it would be purchased later this year by Berry Plastics. PGI and Berry share many of the same customers in the hygiene space, and Berry cited these synergies…
    09.13.15

  • Associations | Needlepunch | Spunlace
    It’s In The Numbers

    It’s In The Numbers

    In April, two major trade associations dedicated to nonwovens released statistic reports and both showed good things for the industry. First, INDA, the Association of the Nonwoven Fabrics Industry, published the second edition of the annual North…
    05.05.15

  • Airlaid | Apparel

    PGI For Sale—Whose Turn Is It, Anyway?

    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.
    Karen Bitz McIntyre, Editor 05.06.10

  • Airlaid | Spunbond | Spunlace | Wipes

    Technology In Search Of A Champion

    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.
    Karen Bitz McIntyre, Editor 12.03.09

  • Fibers | Spunlace | Wipes
    Spuntech

    Spuntech

    Location: UPPER TIBERIAS, ISRAEL Sales: $90 Million Description: Key Personnel Rob Stollar, vice president, global sales and marketing, Ron Broshi, vice president of new product development; John Rank, director of sales and marketing—The Am…
    01.01.09

  • Airlaid

    Time For Champagne? Maybe Not Yet

    A few weeks ago, financial analyst Jim Cramer proclaimed his faith in disposable diapers by appearing on his Mad Money television show wearing a diaper. Known for his crazed antics, Cramer wore the diaper to underscore why buying Kimberly-Clark stock…
    10.16.06