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Published April 23, 2014
Touts environmental benefits of nonwoven crop covers and geotextiles. Read More »
Pampers plant opens in Hungary
Published April 23, 2014
Will serve consumers across this important region for P&G. Read More »
Published April 22, 2014
ICAP SIRA Chemicals and Polymers SpA announces the environmental certification of the Barberino di Mugello Polymerization plant. Read More »
Published April 22, 2014
Wipes industry veteran named senior vice president, care business. Read More »
Published April 22, 2014
The 586 exhibitors on hand represent a 10% growth over previous event in 2011. Read More »
Published April 21, 2014
Kilop USA, Inc. has launched a new website at www.kilopusa.com. Kilop USA is a supplier of fibers, filaments and resins to the nonwovens and textile industries. The revamped website was designed to be beneficial in assisting customers in fulfilling t… Read More »
Published April 21, 2014
Recycling plant expected to launch in 2017. Read More »
Published April 17, 2014
Recognized for its innovations in "CFD Thermal Modeling for Heat Transfer Rollers." Read More »
Published April 17, 2014
Plastic netting manufacturer Conwed has published its Global Sustainability Report 2014. Headquartered in Minnesota and with locations in two continents, Conwed has implemented best practices at all of its locations with the objective of increasing e… Read More »
Published April 17, 2014
New energy efficient facility supports Medline’s fast-growing business. Read More »
Published April 16, 2014
Indorama Ventures Public Company Limited (IVL) has acquired 51% of polyester and PET producer SASA Polyester Sanayi A.Ş (SASA) in Turkey through its wholly-owned subsidiary Indorama Netherlands B.V. (IBV) from Hacı Ömer Sabancı Holding A.Ş.… Read More »
Published April 16, 2014
Freudenberg Filtration Technologies has officially opened its new logistics center in Kaiserslautern, Germany. Built in partnership with Skipiol Immobilien, the €12 million 12,000 square meter multi-purpose facility serves the packaging and dist… Read More »
Published April 16, 2014
Tex Tech Industries, a developer and manufacturer of engineered, high-performance materials, has acquired Chapman Innovations and its flagship brand CarbonX. Chapman Innovations was founded in Salt Lake City, UT, U.S., in 1998. The company develops,… Read More »
Published April 10, 2014
Teams up with Voith Paper and Trützschler Nonwovens. Read More »
Published April 10, 2014
Andritz has received an order from DDN Beijing Dongfang Dayuan Nonwoven-Fabric, China, to supply a new spunlace line for the production of wipes from viscose/PES (30-80 g/m²). Start-up is scheduled for the second quarter of 2015. DDN is one of t… Read More »
Published April 9, 2014
Business unit will open up by end of year. Read More »
Published April 9, 2014
SCS certifies three styles of polyester Read More »
Published April 9, 2014
240,000-square-foot facility will be wipes maker's fifth in U.S. Read More »
Freudenberg opens new logistics center
Published April 3, 2014
Expansion of Kaiserslautern site Read More »
Published April 3, 2014
Sigmatex has announced a €2.8 million investment at its Runcorn, UK facility that will come on stream in the second quarter. The investment includes a state-of-the-art Liba Multi-axial line and a dedicated Meyer Powder Coating line incorporating… Read More »
Published April 3, 2014
Machinery manufacturer Mondon has launched a new website. Largely known in the plastic and nonwoven industries, Mondon continues to enlarge its portfolio with new developments that will be presented next week during INDEX 14. All these applications c… Read More »
Published April 3, 2014
Joint effort with Maine Wastewater Group demonstrates exemplary product stewardship on wipes flushability issue. Read More »
Published April 3, 2014
New businesses name is Sandvik Hyperion. Read More »
RKW poised for growth
Published April 2, 2014
RKW INDEX News Read More »
Published April 1, 2014
In response to its growth and future expansion plans, Turkish nonwoven producer Mogul has implemented several organizational changes at the executive level. Mr. C. Enver Kyali has been named president; Mrs. Ayse Kayali has been appointed as an execut… Read More »
Published March 31, 2014
Evaluation of investments in new and existing production sites for superabsorbent polymers. Read More »
Published March 27, 2014
Swedish tabletop and airlaid maker Duni says it is creating a new organization based around five business areas with the aim of focusing on profitable growth. The goal is increased customer focus and market segment specialization within the new busin… Read More »
Published March 27, 2014
Commissions new wet-laid line. Read More »
Published March 26, 2014
PurThread Technologies Inc., Durham, NC, and Eastman Kodak Co., Rochester, NY, have signed a joint development agreement (JDA) under which they will use Kodak’s silver-based antimicrobial technology to develop hard- and soft-surface antimicrobi… Read More »
Published March 26, 2014
Partnership offers range of products on the largest baby care specialty site Read More »
Published March 26, 2014
Ethisphere Institute recognizes K-C for global commitment to integrity, good governance and ethical business practices. Read More »
Shemesh and Elsner report successful JV
Published March 26, 2014
Delivers new operations standards for makers of rolled nonwoven wipes in canisters. Read More »
Published March 26, 2014
Green Innovations Ltd. and the company's wholly-owned subsidiary, Green Hygienics, Inc., has expanded its logistical operations located in Ontario, CA. Recent consumer and retailer demand for Green Hygienics' products prompted the need to inc… Read More »
Published March 20, 2014
Swedish tabletop and airlaid maker has reported its results for 2013. Sales increased 4.7%, when adjusted for exchange rates, to $581 million. Earnings per share ammountd to 86 cents. Improvements were mainly attributable to strong Christmas sales a… Read More »
Published March 20, 2014
Glatfelter reported consolidated net sales of $434 million for the fourth quarter of 2013 compared to $391 million for the fourth quarter of 2012. Earnings increased from $11.2 million to $15 million. “Our growth businesses of Composite Fibers… Read More »
Published March 20, 2014
Suominen reports its sales from continuing operations increased 7% to $144 million during the fourth quarter and the company expects sales to remain at the same level in 2014. Operating profit is expected to improve. Full year sales at Suominen were… Read More »
Published March 20, 2014
Ahlstrom reports that its net sales were $334 million for the fourth quater ended December 31, 2013, up from $329 million. During the quarter, the company continued to launch new product to improve its sales mix and profit margin. One key launch was… Read More »
Published March 20, 2014
SCA’s net sales increased 4% to reach $13.6 billion while operating profit increased 15% to $1.5 billion. Among the highlights of the year was a strengthening in emerging markets including the acquisition of Chinese tissue company Vinda and inv… Read More »
Published March 20, 2014
Kimberly-Clark has released its year-end 2013 results and 2014 outlook. For the full year, Kimberly-Clark sales were $21.2 billion, essentially even with the prior year. Operating profit, meanwhile incrased 19% to $2.6 billion in 2013 and adjusted op… Read More »
Published March 20, 2014
Procter & Gamble reported flat sales for the second quarter of 2014. Sales remained steady at $22.3 billion including a negative three percentage point impact from foreign exchange. Organic sales grew 3% while diluted net earnings decreased 15% v… Read More »
Published March 20, 2014
Nordson Corp. has opened a 21,500-square-foot technical center in Shanghai that will help the maker of automated spraying and dispensing equipment serve what it called “the company's large and growing customer base throughout China and the… Read More »
Published March 20, 2014
Laboratory and scale-up single use capsules available mid-2014; production capsules available late 2014. Read More »
Published March 20, 2014
Hundreds of key executives from the entire global wipes supply chain will gather in Minneapolis, MN, for three days of market-leading information and networking when the 2014 World of Wipes (WOW) International Conference convenes June 2-5 at the Depo… Read More »
Published March 20, 2014
H.B. Fuller Company announced that, effective April 14, 2014, or as contracts allow, the North America Polymer group of H.B Fuller will increase the price for all vinyl acetate-based emulsion polymer products. Vinyl acetate ethylene (VAE) copolymers,… Read More »
Published March 20, 2014
Save Mart has placed their first order for Green Hygenics' Premium Formulations Cosmetic Wipes for distribution in their 96 stores located throughout Central California and Northern Nevada.  The wipes are soft, skin-conditioning cloths with… Read More »
Published March 18, 2014
Henkel inaugurated what it says is the world’s largest adhesives factory in Shanghai in September 2013 and four months later the new plant is running on planned output schedule. The new factory, known as the Dragon Plant, comprises 150,000 squ… Read More »
Published March 18, 2014
Huntsman Textile Effects and TJ Beall Company have formed a joint effort to create a new generation of sustainable diaper composite layers produced from un-bleached (greige) cotton. Ultraphil CO is a novel development that combines Huntsman’s U… Read More »
Published March 18, 2014
Company will add to capacity in Sweden. Read More »
Published March 13, 2014
Griffin Holdings, LLC, a privately held investment firm, has completed the acquisition of Tufco Technologies Inc. Effective immediately, Tufco shares will be delisted and will cease to trade on the NASDAQ Capital Markets. Tufco, based in Green Bay, W… Read More »
Published March 13, 2014
To meet the high demand from international automobile manufacturers, Autoneum is launching underfloor and under engine shields made from the lightweight and multifunctional material Ultra-Silent onto the North American market. Starting in 2015, these… Read More »