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  • K-C Study Reveals Shop Towel Hazards

    August 28, 2007
    A new report has been issued by Kimberly-Clark Professional, Roswell, GA.

  • RKW Invests In Rieter Line

    August 27, 2007
    RKW-Group has invested in a SPUNjet line from Rieter.

  • Global Wipes Demand On The Rise

    August 27, 2007
    The Freedonia Group has published a report on global demand for consumer and industrial wipes.

  • Tyco, K-C Lawsuit Near End

    August 24, 2007
    Attorneys at a federal court hearing in Boston, MA this week said they were close to reaching a settlement.

  • EDANA To Offer Training Courses In India

    August 24, 2007
    Two nonwovens and absorbent hygiene product training courses will be held for the second time in India in December.

  • Dan-Web Announces New Appointment

    August 22, 2007
    Airlaid equipment specialist Dan-Web Forming International A/S has appointed Richard Knowlson vice president, Americas.

  • BASF Shutters Polymer Plant

    August 22, 2007
    Germany-based chemical giant BASF Corp. has closed its Portsmouth, VA production facility.

  • K-C Considers North Korean Plant

    August 22, 2007
    Kimberly-Clark, Dallas, TX, is considering opening a factory in North Korea.

  • PGI Adds New Line In North America

    August 13, 2007
    LIne will serve diaper, hygiene markets.

  • EDANA Releases 2006 Statistics

    August 13, 2007
    European market reached 5.1 billion last year.

  • What Will Be The Next Big Growth Region For Nonwovens?

    August 13, 2007
    That is the question everyone in nonwovens is asking. Some say China but others doubt its long-term viability; others say India but others say this market is rife with problems of its own. Other regions that could become hot growth spots for nonwoven…

  • Medical Mania

    Karen McIntyre, Editor || August 13, 2007
    despite pricing pressures, increasingly stringent regulations and competition from China, the medical market continues to be viable for some nonwovens producers

  • Machinery & Equipment Makers Prepare for ITMA 2007

    August 13, 2007
    nonwovens' role continues to increase in textile machinery

  • Geotextiles Think Fast

    Ellen Wuagneux, Associate Editor || August 13, 2007
    suppliers make strategy adjustments to overcome new challenges

  • PGI Reports Second Quarter Results

    August 10, 2007
    Sales reached record levels during the quarter, up 9% to $271 million over the second quarter of 2006 and up 5.7% for the first six months compared to the same period of the prior year.

  • Fleissner GmbH

    Nonwovens Staff, Nonwovens Staff || August 9, 2007
    Wofsgartenstr. 6 Egelsbach, Germany 63329 49-6103-401-0 Fax: 49-6103-401-440 ANEX Booth 1124 Egelsbach, Germany-based Fleissner, booth 1124, will present new developments including its Lean AquaJet and AquaJet f…

  • ExxonMobil Chemical Company

    Nonwovens Staff, Nonwovens Staff || August 9, 2007
    13501 Katy Freeway Houston, TX 77079 281-870-6231 Fax: 281-870-6105 ANEX Booth No. A2408 At booth A2408, ExxonMobil will introduce its Vistamaxx specialty elastomers to stretchable applications as well…

  • Ahlstrom

    Nonwovens Staff, Nonwovens Staff || August 9, 2007
    Two Elm Street Windsor Locks, CT 06096 860-654-8300 Fax: 860-654-8301 ANEX Booth Number A1309 Ahlstrom, at booth A1309, will be introducing dispersible and biodegradable wipes, Breathable Viral Barrier, Sterile Barrier Systems and…

  • A. Celli Nonwovens S.p.a.

    August 9, 2007
    Via Romana Ovest 252       Lucca, Porcari 55016 Italy 39-0583-21-171 Fax: 39-0583-29-9340 Email: ANEX Booth Number A204 A. Celli SpA Nonwovens will present its Wingformer at bo…

  • A New Mission

    August 9, 2007
    Based in the Northeastern coastal town of Hampton, NH, Foss Manufacturing Company has been a global leader in the design and manufacture of nonwoven fabrics and specialty synthetic fiber technology for more than 50 years.

  • JV To Focus on Absorbent Manufacturing

    August 9, 2007
    Company to focus on pants style diapers.

  • Fiberweb Names Vice Presidents

    August 7, 2007
    Fiberweb Americas has named John Juric vice president of Finance, Americas and David Keough vice president of Consumer Care.

  • DuPont HMT To Help Allergy Sufferers

    August 2, 2007
    Technology being used in pillow and mattress covers.

  • Lydall Expands Capabilities

    August 1, 2007
    Roll goods producer Lydall, Manchester, CT, is underway with several capital improvement initiatives.

  • Ahlstrom To Keep Thermalbond Business Active

    August 1, 2007
    Lines acquired from Fiberweb in Bethune purchase.

  • DelStar Launches New Product

    August 1, 2007
    TPX DelNet provide safe and non-toxic advantages.

  • Monadnock Meltblown Targets Filtration

    August 1, 2007
    Technology combines Halar and polypropylene.

  • Sales Up For Suominen

    July 27, 2007
    Suominen Corporation's net sales for the second quarter totaled 51.2 million, up 7% from 47.7 during the corresponding period in 2006.

  • Ahlstrom Announces Q2 Financial Results

    July 27, 2007
    Quarterly sales and earnings results have been released by Ahlstrom, a supplier of high performance fiber-based materials.

  • High Strength Fibers

    July 26, 2007
    Performance Fibers, one of the world's leading producers of polyester fibers and materials, has announced new products and investments in key areas to meet customer demands. The new products include spun-dyed high tenacity yarns for use in coated f…

  • Sheeter

    July 26, 2007
    Maxson Automatic Machinery Company offers a sheeter specifically designed for low volume printers and converters who require a cost effective alternative to purchasing sheeted stock. The MSE Sheeter is designed for operations that need as few as 2000…

  • Protective Products

    July 26, 2007
    Daikin has introduced a new line of protective and repellent products offers the best of both worlds: superior fluorine based water and oil repellency and stain release in a C6 platform which enhances the environmental performance of the protective…

  • Gun Driver

    July 26, 2007
    The new LogiComm gun driver from Nordson Corporation the world's leading producer of precision dispensing equipment, is a high-performance electric gun driver supporting all Nordson electric guns. The flexible design supports applications across the…

  • Needling Tools

    July 26, 2007
    Schober USA has improved its VentPerf needling tools and systems which are ideal for micro-perforation and cutting of film, paper, foil, laminates, nonwovens and more. New designs are available to provide ventilation, moisture release or enhanced p…

  • John Morton III to Board of Directors

    July 26, 2007
    St. Louis, MO-based Barry-Wehmiller Companies, Inc. has named John Morton III to its board of directors. Mr. Morton has more than three decades of leadership in the banking and investment services industry, most recently as president of Premier Ban…

  • Technical Services Manager

    July 26, 2007
    Lamination and coating specialist Duracote Corporation, Ravenna, OH, welcomes Richard Olechnowicz as technical services manager. With more than two decades of managing testing laboratories as well as developing and implementing quality systems, Mr.…

  • Director of Sales and Marketing at Parkinson Technologies

    July 26, 2007
    Stephen Montalto has as­sumed the role of director of sales and marketing at Par­kinson Technologies. Mr. Mon­talto comes to Parkinson from Process Control Corporation, where he was vice president of sales. Prior to Process Control, he he…

  • Andy Riley has joined Dilo, Inc.

    July 26, 2007
    Andy Riley, formerly of American Trtzschler, has joined Dilo, Inc. as area sales manager effective June 1, 2007. Dilo, Inc. is based in Charlotte, NC and is part of German machinery specialist Oskar Dilo Maschinenfabrik KG.…

  • Technical Director of Fleissner GmbH

    July 26, 2007
    Dieter Zenker has assumed the position of technical director of Fleissner GmbH effective June 1, 2007. In his new function, Dr. Zenker will be responsible for both the engineering and production divisions and for product development. For these tasks,…

  • CEO of Invista

    July 26, 2007
    Jeff Gentry has been named CEO of Invista, a supplier of integrated fibers and polymers, which is a privately owned but independently managed subsidiary of Koch Industries, Inc. Mr. Gentry assumes this position in addition to his current role with In…

  • Director of New Business Development Operation

    July 26, 2007
    BASF has appointed Matthias Maase director for its new business development operation in the company's North American Intermediates Re­gional Business Unit based in Flor­ham Park, NJ. He replaces Frank Stein who is returning to BASF's Ludwigs…

  • New Technical Marketing Manager for DAK Americas

    July 26, 2007
    Karen Pridmore is the new technical marketing manager for DAK Americas, Charlotte, NC. Ms. Pridmore holds a total of 30 years in the polyester and bicomponent fibers business (textile/apparel, carpet and nonwovens), from fiber development and R&D to…

  • Degussa Names Head Of Business Unit

    July 26, 2007
    Effective June 1, Ron Birnbaum was appointed head of the Americas region for Degussas High Performance Polymers business unit, responsible for business in North and South America. The region is headquartered in Parsippany, NJ. Mr. Birnbaum brings…

  • Huntsman Buys DuPont Unit

    July 25, 2007
    Flurochemical business adds innovation to nonwovens.

  • TSI To Expand Into China

    July 24, 2007
    Plans are underway at Korean spunbond specialist Toray Saehan, Inc. (TSI) to expand from its Korean base into China. The company plans to focus on the growing Chinese hygiene market as a new investment target. In line with this strategy, the company…

  • 2007 International Buyers' Guide

    Karen McIntyre, Nonwovens Staff || July 23, 2007
    our 38th annual edition

  • KX Industries Acquired by Marmon Water

    July 23, 2007
    Companies sees growth in residential water filtration.

  • Prof. Dr. Roshan Shishoo F.T.I.(Hon) discusses his latest research with NWI

    July 20, 2007
    NWI: Roshan, your background in fiber technology has taken you a long way to become a pioneer in technical textiles. How did this happen? R. Shishoo: The Textile Research Institute, TEFO, at Chalmers University of Technology in Sweden, was one of th…

  • Nonwovens Industry speaks with Lenzing CEO Thomas Fahnemann at Techtextil

    July 20, 2007
    NWI: Lenzing has made major environmental investments during the last 10-15 years. How have these impacted Lenzing and the perception and value of the company?

  • Flame Retardant Crosslinkable Compositions And Articles

    July 19, 2007
    A flame retardant crosslinkable composition was patented. It comprises 35 to 75 weight percent, based on the weight of the composition, ethylene-silane copolymer having 0.1 to 20 weight percent silane comonomer of a formula where R is a C1-4 alkyl g…