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  • Drylock Technologies Focuses on Growth Strategy

    Drylock Technologies Focuses on Growth Strategy

    Tara Olivo, associate editor || July 10, 2015
    Fluffless diaper creator tweaks technology for baby diapers, enters inco market, and gets ready to open a third facility.

  • Flushable Wipes…A Messy Battle

    June 8, 2015
    As we were going to press, Suominen confirmed what everybody in the nonwovens industry already suspected—its new U.S. investment will be a wetlaid line targeting, among other things, flushable applications. Calling the investment the biggest pi…

  • International Top Companies Report 2013

    International Top Companies Report 2013

    Karen Bitz-McIntyre, Contributing Editor || September 15, 2013
    Expanding Our Scope

  • Hospital laundering practices linked to HAI

    Hospital laundering practices linked to HAI's

    Karen McIntyre, Senior Editor || May 30, 2013
    A new study results published online in the American Journal of Infection Control found that 93% of tested laundered towels used to clean hospital rooms contained bacteria that could result in healthcare-associated infections (HAIs). The study found…

  • Ban the Bag? Nonwovens can help.

    Karen McIntyre, Editor || May 7, 2012
    If you’re like me, you are constantly facing the battle of the bag in your households as plastic shopping bags—taken from supermarkets, drug stores and the like—pile up in your cabinets waiting for a second life. Even though I try t…

  • International Top Company Report

    September 9, 2010
    Looking on the Bright Side

  • Strong investment continues in Southeast Asia

    Karen McIntyre, senior editor || November 30, -0001
    In recent years, Asia has become a focal point for foreign nonwovens investment.  While China has certainly led the way, with a nonwovens output that rivals both Europe and the NAFTA region in size, Southeast Asia has also benefitted from fo…

  • 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…