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Filtration 2014 Attracts 1400 Attendees
Published December 3, 2014
Highlights include filter training course, conference session. Read More »
Published October 9, 2014
Company failed to deveop qualified separator technology Read More »
Machinery & Equipment Review
By Tim Wright, editor
Published August 14, 2014
Major suppliers of nonwovens machinery offer new technological developments. Read More »
By Jessica Franken, Director of Government Affairs and Dawnee Giammittorio, Associate Director of Government Affairs, INDA, Association of Nonwoven Fabrics Industry
Published August 13, 2014
Manufacturers lobby Congress to pass Miscellaneous Tariff Bill; FDA releases guidance documents on nanotechnology. Read More »
Published July 17, 2014
JV will be operational in 1Q 2015. Read More »
Published July 17, 2014
Annual filtration event takes place Nov. 18-20 in Baltimore. Read More »
Published May 1, 2014
Eutec targets oil and water separators Read More »
Published January 16, 2014
Focus will be on converting needs of automotives and home furnishing markets Read More »
Filtration Market Update
By Tim Wright, editor
Published November 6, 2013
From fibers to nonwovens to final product, the filtration market supply chain is innovating new technologies to meet the sustainability demands of today’s world. Read More »
Ahlstrom
Published September 10, 2013
Helsinki, Finland www.ahlstrom.com 2013 Nonwovens Sales: $1.35 billion   Key Personnel Marco Levi, president and CEO; Sakari Ahdekivi, CFO; Fulvio Capussotti, executive vice president, advanced filtration; Jari Koikkalainen, executiv… Read More »
Published September 5, 2013
INDA’s Filtration International Conference and Exposition is returning to Navy Pier in Chicago, IL, November 12-14, 2013. Over 130 exhibitors will be on hand to showcase the latest filtration innovations, technologies and end products from aro… Read More »
UConn Engineering Researcher Among Handful Selected as DuPont Young Professor
By Nan R. Cooper, UConn School of Engineering
Published August 15, 2013
Lab specializes in making nanofiber nonwovens through electrospinning process. Read More »
Nanotechnology Brings New Opportunities to Industrial Nonwovens
By Colleen Walker, Ph.D., TAPPI
Published August 7, 2013
Predictions say that the global market for nanotechnology will be $48.9 billion in 2017. Read More »
Published July 19, 2013
Xanofi, a nanotechnology company specializing in nanofiber production and applications, has been granted a Phase I Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Grant by the National Science Foundation (NSF). This funding will help Xanofi build a working… Read More »
Published March 21, 2013
Collaboration will market Disruptor nanoalumina technology. Read More »
Published February 27, 2013
Nippon Paper Industries Co., Ltd. has decided to build new verification and production facilities for cellulose nanofibers at Iwakuni Mill, part of its of chemical division, to develop the cellulose nanofiber business using pulp as materials. Cellul… Read More »
Published February 26, 2013
$13 million raise led by SABIC Ventures, Saudi Basic Industries. Read More »
Published February 14, 2013
Teijin Limited has received a Grand Award at the nano tech 2013 International Nanotechnology Exhibition and Conference, which took place at Tokyo Big Sight in Tokyo, Japan from Jan. 30 to Feb. 1. Teijin presented advanced nano materials, including p… Read More »
Filtration Makers Respond to Changing World
By Karen McIntyre, Editor
Published November 16, 2012
Protecting processes and improving sustainability are new challenges facing the filtration market. Read More »
Ahlstrom
Published September 10, 2012
Helsinki, Finland www.ahlstrom 2012 Nonwovens Sales: $1.3 billion   Key Personnel: Jan Lang, president and CEO; Fulvio Capussotti, executive vice president, advanced fi ltration; Jari Koikkalainen, executive vice president, transportation fi ltr… Read More »
Nano-Nonwovens Cross Hurdles, Find New Applications
By Karen Bitz McIntyre, Editor
Published August 6, 2012
Manufacturers are navigating their way around obstacles when using small fibers in nonwovens. Read More »
The Future of Nonwovens in Medical Markets
By Vicki A. Barbur, PhD, Contributing Writer
Published August 6, 2012
Healthcare trends offer a multitude of opportunities for disposable nonwoven products. Read More »
By Karen Bitz McIntyre, Editor
Published August 6, 2012
As hygiene markets in the developed world continue to face saturation, nonwovens makers have taken a few tactics to ensure growth in the future. For some, the bet is that developing regions, like China, Southeast Asia or Africa, will offer impressive… Read More »
ANEX 2012 Preview
By Nonwovens Industry Staff
Published June 6, 2012
Exhibitors prepare to showcase capabilities in Seoul, South Korea. Read More »
By Jessica Franken, Director of Government Affairs & Dawnee Giammittorio, Associate Director of Government Affairs, INDA, Association of the Nonwoven Fabrics Industry
Published June 1, 2012
Update on FDA cosmetics regulation; INDA charitable partner Good 360 names former HP CEO board chair. Read More »
Nonwovens Technology Brightens Lives Without Upping Energy Output
By Karen Bitz McIntyre, Editor
Published May 9, 2012
NC researchers use nanofiber-based technology to increase lighting efficiency. Read More »
Converters calling
By Nonwovens Industry Staff
Published April 5, 2012
Providers of finishing, packaging, slitting, winding and other services to the nonwovens industry develop new technologies that add up to new products. Read More »
Published March 6, 2012
Elmarco is set to demonstrate a new production line at the World Filtration Congress in Graz, Austria next month. The NS 1WS500U is a versatile machine able to make nanofibers efficient enough for numerous applications including air and liquid filtra… Read More »
Published December 13, 2011
Cyclone FE 1.1. sold to Czech nano company Read More »
Published December 6, 2011
Proposals and paper submissions for the NRA has been extended to Jan. 20. Read More »
Published November 16, 2011
1.1 meter nanofiber system uses Forcespinning technology Read More »
Published November 16, 2011
Arium targets filtration, healthcare, industrial applications Read More »
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By Steve Katz, Managing Editor
Published November 11, 2011
Research is leading to developments in the intriguing nanotechnology sector of the nonwovens industry. Read More »
Filtration: Focus of Many
By Karen McIntyre, Editor
Published November 11, 2011
Vast in the number of markets it serves and types of nonwovens technologies it uses, the filtration market has been the subject of much attention in recent years as older players broaden their scope and newcomers enter the fold. Read More »
By Karen McIntyre, Editor
Published November 11, 2011
Thanks to Hurricane Irene, I am now the proud owner of a brand new, ultra-efficient HVAC system. This new furnace and air conditioning unit is a lot smaller, quieter, efficient and even shinier than our old model, which was about… Read More »
Published November 7, 2011
Starlight feel expected to advance EU-sponsored project. Read More »
Published October 27, 2011
The system builds on FibeRio's efforts to scale up its Cyclone L-1000 Forcespinning research laboratory equipment to commercial production. Read More »
Published October 20, 2011
The move is designed to address potential risks to the environment and human health. Read More »
Published September 21, 2011
The company continues to build upon its Forcespinning technology. Read More »
Ahlstrom
Published September 1, 2011
Helsinki, Finland www.ahlstrom.com 2011 Nonwovens Sales: $1.06 billion Key Personnel: Jan Lång, president and CEO; Seppo Parvi, CFO; Laura Raitio, executive vice president, Building & Energy; William Casey, executive vice president, F… Read More »
Published August 31, 2011
Expansion. Expansion. Expansion. Read More »
Published August 1, 2011
Robert Ward, of the Economist Intelligence Unit, will provide the keynote in Budapest. Read More »
Published July 13, 2011
Pilot line uses electro-spinning method. Read More »
Nice To Be NikooGroup
Published July 5, 2011
Nikoogroup, reportedly the largest maker of nonwovens in Iran, makes spunlaced and thermal bonded nonwovens through two of its subsidiaries, Abharris and MBNT. Beyond nonwovens, the group has interests in fibers, yarn, spinning and petrochemicals as well as the development of acquisition/distribution layer material through its newest subsidiary, Aknan, which is based in Turkey. Read More »
Published April 7, 2011
It's that time again. Time for the nonwovens industry to once again convene in Geneva, Switzerland for the INDEX show. For me personally, it's my fourth trip to Palexpo and I know many of you have many more INDEX shows under your belts.… Read More »
By Seshadri Ramkumar and Vinit Singh, Nonwovens & Advanced Materials Laboratory, Texas Tech University, USA
Published April 7, 2011
New Developments Read More »
Published March 14, 2011
Forcespinning technology uses centrifugal force. Read More »
By Sandra Levy, Associate Editor
Published February 16, 2011
With an estimated 400,000 tons of capacity coming onstream, the industry waits to see if good times are ahead for spunmelt manufacturers. Read More »
By Gregg Gissett, Patent Attorney, intellectual property practice group, Wombie Carlyle
Published November 10, 2010
The nonwovens industry is embracing the promise of nano- technology and appears to be capitalizing on the potential of nano-nonwovens, in particular. Nano-filtration, nano-composites and nano-fiber structures with fantastic mechanical properties are… Read More »
Published May 18, 2010
Expert believes cotton may do a better job to absorb oil spill than synthetic booms. Read More »