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Published January 16, 2013
Procter & Gamble director Johnathan Rodgers decided not to seek reelection at the company’s annual shareholder meeting in October. He has been replaced by Terry Lundgren, chairman, president and CEO of Macy’s Inc. Rodgers, who is a m… Read More »
Published January 15, 2013
Prices to go up 15% in February. Read More »
Published January 15, 2013
H.B. Fuller has named Hassan Rmaile as chief technology and innovation officer. Rmaile, of Wilmington, DE, most recently worked for Ashland Inc., where he served as vice president of R&D platforms in the company's specialty ingredients commer… Read More »
Published January 15, 2013
At Heimtextil in Frankfurt from Jan. 9-12 2013, Lenzing presented a new textile concept for the Tencel fiber. Read More »
Published January 14, 2013
$7.6 million investment will target growth in automotives. Read More »
Published January 14, 2013
Lycra brand owner Invista has joined the Sustainable Apparel Coalition (SAC). The SAC is a group representing more than 60 leading apparel and footwear brands, retailers, suppliers, nonprofits and nongovernmental organizations working to reduce the… Read More »
Published January 14, 2013
Bostik Inc. has completed an $8 million expansion of its headquarters, consolidating its administrative and its R&D functions from multiple facilities to create its Americas Business & Technology Center. Bostik worldwide is headquartered in F… Read More »
Published January 10, 2013
Two companies have synergies in aerospace sector. Read More »
Published January 10, 2013
At the 22nd annual International Seminar on Double Layer Capacitors Lenzing AG and Nanocarbons LLC announced their joint cooperation to develop and explore the use of new activated carbons in electrode technology. This technology is based on a combi… Read More »
Published January 10, 2013
Nonwovens Industry has named Tim Wright as its new Editor effective Jan. 1, 2013. Wright assumes the position from Karen McIntyre who remains on staff as Senior Editor. Wright has been with Rodman Media since 2002, most recently as the Editor of Coat… Read More »
Published January 9, 2013
Philip Lehner, 89, dies at home. Read More »
Published January 9, 2013
EssentiA towels are replacing traditional cotton surgical towels in hospitals across the U.S. Read More »
Published January 8, 2013
Expanded engineering center, cleanroom space and weaving capacity support medical textile manufacturing. Read More »
Published January 7, 2013
ZGTEK’s automatic filter cage welding machine line is a new machine for filtration from a company that makes the claim as “the only company in the world that specializes and focuses on making this filter cage machine.” The automati… Read More »
Published January 7, 2013
Franklin Adhesives & Polymers, a division of Franklin International has introduced FilterFAB 150 sealant for bonding pleated glass or paper media to the frames of air intake panel filters. FilterFAB 150 is designed to speed up assembly in the fil… Read More »
Published January 7, 2013
Dexmet recently introduced its PFOA-free PolyGrid Expanded Fluoropolymers. PFOA (perfluorooctanoic acid), widely used as a polymerization surfactant in making fluoropolymers including PTFE, PFA and FEP, has fallen under scrutiny by the EPA and FDA fo… Read More »
Published January 7, 2013
Grieve Corporation has introduced 650°F electric drawer oven, currently in use for preheating spin packs at a customer’s facility. Workspace dimensions inside this unit measure 54 inches wide by 50 inches deep and 66 inches high and are acc… Read More »
Published January 7, 2013
Americhem has introduced a new product offering geared toward manufacturers of outdoor synthetic fibers products. By utilizing combinations of nDuramax UV stabilizers, Americhem is able to provide enhanced ultraviolet protection designed to meet the… Read More »
Published January 7, 2013
Production will commence in 2015. Read More »
Published January 4, 2013
Upgrades at Dallas location allow cost-effective, high-speed printing and slitting in one pass. Read More »
Published January 3, 2013
Strouse Corporation has formed a partnership with Vancive Medical Technologies, a business of Avery Dennison Corporation and a global provider of adhesive technologies for medical applications, as part of the Vancive Medical Technologies Converter Be… Read More »
Published January 3, 2013
Thai Acrylic Fibre Co. Ltd (TAF) and Sanitized AG have signed a co-branding agreement and licensing program for Amicor fibers. Presented under the slogan, “Breathe easily and relax”, Amicor will unveil its new Biocidals Product Directive… Read More »
Published January 3, 2013
SK Capital Partners, a U.S.-based private investment firm, has signed asset and share purchase agreements to acquire the Textile Chemicals, Paper Specialties, and Emulsions businesses of Clariant. These global divisions possess strong brands and lead… Read More »
Published January 3, 2013
Berry Plastics Group, Inc. has appointed Carl J. (Rick) Rickertsen to its board of directors. Rickertsen is a managing partner of Pine Creek Partners, a private equity investment firm based in Washington, D.C. Rickertsen has worked in private equity… Read More »
Published January 1, 2013
New name better reflects business model. Read More »
Published December 20, 2012
User-friendly site lets visitors quickly find adhesive solutions for wide-ranging applications. Read More »
Published December 20, 2012
President and CEO of cei (Coating Excellence International), Mike Nowak has announced recent additions to the company's executive leadership team. Julie Piton, C.P.A. joined cei as CFO in June 2012. She was most recently vice president, finance… Read More »
Published December 20, 2012
Workshop will feature two speakers: Sam Allen, vice-president of TRI/Environmental Inc.; and V.K. Patil, senior scientific officer in charge of the geotextile lab at BTRA. Read More »
Published December 20, 2012
Offer optimal solution for transporting and storing bulk products. Read More »
Published December 19, 2012
Two new products target apparel and home textiles. Read More »
Published December 17, 2012
Toyota Boshoku Europe N.V., Belgium, the European regional management company of Toyota Boshoku Corporation with head offices in Kariya, Japan, has increased its stakes in the Polish joint venture Tbmeca Poland and made it a subsidiary. Tbmeca is a… Read More »
Published December 17, 2012
SCA has approved an investment of approximately $43 million (SEK 380m) in expanded cooperation between SCA’s industries in the Sundsvall region and Sundsvall Energi AB. The agreement will enable SCA to increase its deliveries of energy to Sunds… Read More »
Published December 14, 2012
The fibers Verdi, Danufil Deep-Dye and Microfine are on display. Read More »
Published December 14, 2012
Geotextiles producer Agru America Inc. is investing $39.1 million to expand operations in South Carolina. The Georgetown, SC, firm will add 40,000 square feet to its production facility there and install new production equipment. It also will add a… Read More »
Published December 13, 2012
Brands continue to face private label challenges Read More »
Published December 13, 2012
At its 2012 Investor Day, Eastman Chemical Company's Dr. Greg Nelson, senior vice president and chief technology officer, reviewed the company's research and development efforts and how they are aligned with the company's growth strategy… Read More »
Published December 12, 2012
DAK Americas’ will increase the price for all polyester staple fiber (PSF) products by $0.04 per pound effective January 1, 2013. The company says this increase is necessary due to the continued upward movement of global raw material costs.&nbs… Read More »
Published December 11, 2012
Partnership approach will provide market with more socially, environmentally and economically sustainable paper options. Read More »
Robles named VP operations at Invista
Published December 10, 2012
Has been with company since 2011. Read More »
Published December 10, 2012
Verdezyne to supply bio-based adipic acid for production of nylon 6,6 fibers. Read More »
Published December 10, 2012
Hollingsworth & Vose has changed the name of its Evanite Fiber Corporation to Hollingsworth & Vose, effective immediately. The change is in name only; employees, operations and manufacturing will not be affected. “This adjustment will… Read More »
Dr. Christian Heinrich Sandler receives Bavarian Order of Merit
Published December 7, 2012
Dr. Christian Heinrich Sandler, CEO of Sandler AG, was awarded the Bavarian Order of Merit by Bavarian State Premier Horst Seehofer. Bestowed as a "token of honouring and appreciative recognition for outstanding services rendered to the State of… Read More »
Published December 7, 2012
Plant can make up to 60,000 tons of SAP per year. Read More »
Published December 7, 2012
Avery Dennison Corporation announced that its board of directors has elected Anthony Anderson a director, effective December 6, 2012. Anderson, 57, joins the Avery Dennison board after a 35-year career with Ernst & Young LLP, the global assuranc… Read More »
Published December 7, 2012
SCA signed a joint venture agreement with E.ON, through which E.ON will develop a number of wind power projects together with SCA. The joint venture includes the areas operated by SCA Vind up until the licence application: Hästkullen and Bj&oum… Read More »
Published December 6, 2012
EX3 helps reduce carbon footprint. Read More »
Published December 6, 2012
Robert Julian takes over the post vacated by Erika Steiner. Read More »
Published December 6, 2012
Glatfelter reported a 2.9% decrease in sales to $404,4 million during the third quarter of 2012. “Our third quarter results reflect solid performance from our Specialty Papers business which delivered top-line growth, again outperforming the br… Read More »
Published December 6, 2012
Buckeye Technologies reported sales decreased 15% to $197 million during the first quarter of fiscal 2013. Much of this decrease was attributed to sales lost from the June steam drum failure at its Foley, SC site as well as a sale of the Merfin Syste… Read More »
Published December 6, 2012
Sales volumes hit 26,100 tons in the third quarter of 2012 at Companhia Providencia, an increase of 14.6% compared to last year. The increase was attributed to the company’s first U.S. production line reaching full capacity as well as beginning… Read More »