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  • Adult Incontinence | Machinery and Equipment

    The Case For Flexibility

    The machinery and equipment market has not taken a summer vacation this year. In fact, this segment of the nonwovens value chain seems to be working harder than ever. In the past several weeks, we have seen significant innovation in the category, muc…
    08.06.15

  • Adult Incontinence | Feminine Hygiene | Western Europe

    Lean Times Ahead

    Last month, Veronica Hagen, CEO of PGI Nonwovens, one of the largest—if not the largest—makers of spunmelt nonwovens in the world, made a (not so) startling revelation. It could take until 2016 before the world’s major hygiene marke…
    Karen Bitz McIntyre, Editor 12.04.12

  • 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

  • Adult Incontinence | Airlaid | Apparel

    Spunmelt Surge: Where Will It All Go?

    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…
    Karen McIntyre, Editor 02.16.11

  • Adult Incontinence | Airlaid | Construction | Feminine Hygiene

    Is a Supply Shift Ahead for the Nonwovens Industry?

    Avgol’s and FitesaFiberweb’s recent announcements that they would each add two spunmelt lines—particularly that each company will add a U.S. line—has set the hygiene industry rumor mill afire.
    Karen Bitz McIntyre, Editor 12.08.10

  • Airlaid | Feminine Hygiene | Wipes

    Leader of the Pack

    After two straight quarters of declines, Procter & Gamble expects its business to turn a profit for the final quarter of the year, or so said the company last month at a Boston conference. The announcement soon after helped propel the c…
    Karen McIntyre 10.19.09

  • 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