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  • Western Europe | Wipes

    Retailers Rely On Private Label

    The days of the no frills aisle are over. The bland white and black packaging once used by retailers for their store brands are gone. Today’s private label products are packaged in the same eye-catching, graphic-ridden, bright casings as their…
    Karen McIntyre, editor 01.05.16

  • Education | Feminine Hygiene | Turkey | Wetlaid | Wipes

    Flushable Wipes…A Messy Battle

    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…
    06.08.15

  • Apparel | China | Construction | Shows/Events | Western Europe
    On The Road Again

    On The Road Again

    This month, Nonwovens Industry will be showing up at no less than three international trade shows, each representing an important growth market for nonwovens. In early May, Frankfurt, Germany will host the semi-annual Techtextil show at Messe Fran…
    04.07.15

  • Adult Incontinence

    Adult Incontinence Market Is Booming

    It is estimated that 25 million Americans experience incontinence symptoms. Long associated with the elderly, the adult incontinence category is changing its perceptions both in terms of how it sees itself and how others see it looking in. Major comp…
    Tim Wright, Editor 03.08.13

  • Adult Incontinence | Turkey | Western Europe

    Buying Access

    As we went to press, SCA announced it would purchase Everbeauty, a Taiwan-based hygiene manufacturer with leading positions in the baby and adult diaper markets in China and Taiwan. Everbeauty’s major brands include Dr P for incontinence care…
    Karen McIntyre, Editor 03.06.12

  • Adult Incontinence | Turkey | Western Europe

    New Beginnings

    Happy New Year. Once again, Nonwovens Industry is kicking off the new year with our annual look at the disposable diaper market.
    Karen McIntyre, Editor 02.28.12

  • Absorbent Core | Airlaid | Feminine Hygiene | Wipes

    Technology in Search of New Markets

    A decade or so ago, airlaid industry expert Ivan Pivko described airlaid as a technology in search of new markets.
    Karen Bitz McIntyre, Editor 10.08.10

  • Construction | Feminine Hygiene

    Judging the Health of Nonwovens

    Despite global economic challenges, the value of U.S. nonwovens increased 11% to $11.4 billion last year, representing a new record, according to trade figures. Additionally, the market was able to grow its exports 4% while seeing a decreas…
    Karen McIntyre 05.11.09

  • Associations | Feminine Hygiene | North America | Wipes

    The Toilet is Not a Trash Can

    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…
    11.30.-1