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  • PGI Amends Credit Facility

    December 14, 2006
    Polymer Group, Inc. has successfully amended its senior credit facility. "We appreciate the continued support from our lending group and are pleased our amendment requests were approved as submitted. This amendment provides greater financial fle…

  • Fiberweb plc, Simpsonville, SC, has made several recent appointments

    December 14, 2006
    Fiberweb plc, Simpsonville, SC, has made several recent appointments. Among them, the company has promoted Pamela Lewis and added Robert Baldy and Hollynn Moody to its Hygiene/Medical Americas sales and marketing teams. In June 2006, Pamela Lewis was…

  • Bridging The Gap Into Apparel

    December 13, 2006
    The apparel market has long been the envy of the nonwovens industry. Being able to tailor nonwovens to the needs of clothiers, not in interlinings but for the actual garments, would create huge market potential for nonwovens. For years a number of co…

  • Blank Canvas

    Blank Canvas

    Belinda Orzada, Nonwovens Staff || December 13, 2006
    nonwoven fashion apparel & accessories could become an emerging market

  • Ahlstrom To Bolster Role In Infusion

    December 12, 2006
    Ahlstrom will invest approximately €27 million in a new food nonwovens production line at its plant in Chirnside, Scotland. The new line will primarily serve the growing infusion products market with next generation spunmelt products.  &n…

  • Loparex Starts Up Chinese Extrusion Line

    December 11, 2006
    Film supplier Loparex has invested in a new extrusion line at its Guangzhou, China plant. The investment is part of a strategy to strengthen the company's operations in Asia and expand its Guangzhou facility's product range to polycoated release line…

  • Top That Tabletop Technology

    December 10, 2006
    Rexcell Tissue & Airlaid AB—known until December 2004 as Duni Papermills— shares a long history with the Duni Group but is working hard to establish its own identity as an airlaid manufacturer.

  • Mogul Expansion Imminent

    December 7, 2006
    Several expansion projects are coming to fruition at Turkish roll goods producer Mogul. The company will soon add two 1600 mm-wide meltblown lines, each of which boast a 1000 metric ton capacity. With the first line scheduled to come onstream in Dece…

  • Pegas IPO Set

    December 5, 2006
    Czech spunmelt producer Pegas Nonwovens will raise up to €264 million in a planned initial public offering scheduled for mid December. Up to 5.284 million existing and new shares will be offered at up to €50 each valuing the entire company…

  • INDA's 2006 Washington Wrap-Up

    Peter Mayberry and Jessica Franken || December 4, 2006
    a look back on an extraordinarily full year and a look ahead to a year of potential changes

  • Defensive Drivers

    Defensive Drivers

    Ellen Wuagneux, Associate Editor || December 4, 2006
    automotive suppliers continue to face a rocky road as they dodge cost pressures & competition

  • The Hygiene Market: A Tale Of Two Cities

    The Hygiene Market: A Tale Of Two Cities

    Karen McIntyre, Editor || December 4, 2006
    component suppliers balance innovation and pricing pressures

  • Fiberweb Diversifies Spunlace

    December 4, 2006
    Fiberweb’s upgrade to its Bethune, SC spunlace line is complete, the company has announced. The investment, which increases the line’s fiber-type flexibility, is intended to satisfy market demand for more natural fabrics in baby, personal…

  • Flying High

    December 2, 2006
    Outside the Box, Inc. was founded in 2001 to manufacture a low-cost alternative to existing airline blankets.

  • The Multi-Pack Difference

    December 2, 2006
    Multi-Pack is located in Milwaukee, WI and is the newest addition to Cloud Packaging Solutions, a contract-manufacturing arm of Cameron Holdings.Cameron acquired Multi-Pack in September 2005.

  • Accusentry Moves Into New Facility

    December 1, 2006
    Inspection system specialist AccuSentry has moved into a larger facility in anticipation of significant growth over the next several years.  Located just one mile from its old headquarters in Marietta, GA, the 18,000-square-foot facility more th…

  • BCH Adds Medical Training Course

    December 1, 2006
    Business Coordination House will hold a training course on the medical textiles market in New Delhi India in December. The course is one of a series of workshops b eing organized by BCH covering the different segments of technical textiles. In Novemb…

  • JM Adds To Filtration Offerings

    November 30, 2006
    Johns Manville Engineered Products has introduced three new filtration products that offer added value to the filtration markets and help filter manufacturers expand their product lines and increase sales. “Our global presence, technological kn…

  • Ahlstrom Launches NanoAlumina Filtration Media

    November 30, 2006
    Ahlstrom has completed an exclusive licensing agreement with the Argonide Corporation to manufacture and commercialize patented electrostatic nano fiber filter media under the Disruptor brand name. Disruptor is a wetlaid technology designed to be use…

  • IIT Delhi Attracts Crowd

    November 29, 2006
    The International Conference on Technical Textiles (IIT Delhi), organized by the Department of Textile Technology, gathered participants from the technical textiles industry worldwide. Held on November 11-12, the conference brought together businesse…

  • K-C Increases Ownership in Brazilian Affiliate

    November 29, 2006
    Absorbent product giant Kimberly-Clark, Dallas, TX, has increased its ownership of its Brazilian affiliate, Kimberly-Clark Kenko Industria e Comercio Ltda. (Kenko), from 70% to 100%. Kimberly-Clark acquired the remaining minority interest from Alserc…

  • CWI, First Quality Continue Partnership

    November 28, 2006
    CWI Medical, a privately held company based in Farmingdale, NY, will continue its distribution partnership with adult incontinence product supplier First Quality Products. First Quality produces the Prevail brand of adult briefs, diapers, protective…

  • BBA Fiberweb Demerger Complete

    November 22, 2006
    BBA Group has completed the demerger of its nonwovens division Fiberweb plc and has changed its name to BBA Aviation. Fiberweb plc's issued shares now have a separate listing London Stock Exchange, where they will be traded under the ticker symbol FW…

  • Ibis Announces Cooperation in China

    November 21, 2006
    Ibis International will expand production in China beginning next year through a joint partnership. Ram Ibis Co. is located in Suzhou Industrial Park, China, just outside of Shanghai. Ram Ibis is a partnership of Peterson Holdings of Taiwan, Stefano…

  • EDANA To Hold Two New Events

    November 20, 2006
    EDANA, the European Nonwovens Association, will hold a Middle East Nonwovens Symposium and Tabletop exhibition, in Dubai, UAE February 20-21. The symposium, which takes place in the JW Marriott Hotel, will feature 13 expert speakers from leading regi…

  • Andrew Industries

    November 17, 2006
    Andrew Industries 2005 Sales: $96 million Plants South Carolina, Missouri, China, U.K. Processes Needlepunch, thermal bonded Brand names Southern Felt, Slater Felt, Bondex, Andres, Webron Marling Major Markets Filtration Manchester, U.K.…

  • Dyes For Organic Cotton

    November 16, 2006
    In response to growing consumer interest in organic products, Huntsman is offering a range of dyes and chemicals approved for use with organic cotton. An increasing number of textile mills along with textile brands and retailers are developing and pr…

  • Color and Additive Masterbatches

    November 16, 2006
    Americhem supplies color and additive masterbatches to the manmade fibers industry. Since 1986, the company has offered a diverse color and additives product line for virtually every synthetic fiber application, particularly the solution dyed nylon c…

  • Roll Stand Tension Design

    November 16, 2006
    Maxson Automatic Machinery Co­mpany has incorporated a proportional type tension control system into its roll stand design to allow for automatic brake compensation as the roll decreases in diameter. The device eliminates the need to thread the w…

  • Hot Melt Adhesives and Coatings

    November 16, 2006
    Wisdom Adhesives, a mid-sized adhesives manufacturer in North America, has installed a new hot melt adhesive and coating production line at its Elgin, IL corporate headquarters and manufacturing facility. Designed to produce specialized and customize…

  • Water-Resistant Coatings

    November 16, 2006
    Michelman, a leading global manufacturer of performance-enhancing coatings for the paperboard and corrugated box industry, announces the availability of its VaporCoat series of water resistant coatings. VaporCoat 2200R, VaporCoat 1500 and VaporCoat 3…

  • Winder Take-Up

    November 16, 2006
    Now available from Standard Mill Machinery Corporation is the new SMM914 Single Spindle Take-up with the capability of twisting one end.  This equipment has up to a six-inch traverse. It will wind onto tubes, spools or taper end packages and com…

  • Antimicrobial Technology

    November 16, 2006
    Dow Reichold Specialty Latex has developed novel technologies to produce emulsion polymers offering a range of antimicrobial functionality. The company is currently evaluating various end use applications that would benefit from the performance-enhan…

  • Director Of Operations For Clopay Europe

    November 16, 2006
    Clopay Plastic Products has named Vance Greene director of operations for Clopay Europe. Mr. Greene will support Clopay’s Finotech Verbun­dstoffe GmbH & Co. KG, Böhme Clopay GmbH Verpackungsfolien and APA Advanced Printing Aschersl…

  • Managing Director of Monadnock Non-Wovens LLC

    November 16, 2006
    Keith Hayward is now managing director of Monadnock Non-Wovens LLC, which is part of Bennington, NH-based Monadnock Paper Mills. Mr. Hayward has 15 years of experience in the global nonwovens/filtration industry. He reports to Richard Verney, chairma…

  • Suominen Corporation Has Plans To Reorganized

    November 16, 2006
    Suominen Corp­oration, Tampere, Finland, plans to improve its operational efficiency and faster exploit its synergies through more cohesive central steering of product development and process efficiency. Effective October 2006, responsibilities f…

  • K-C Creates New Chief Marketing Position

    November 16, 2006
    Anthony Palmer will join Kimberly-Clark Corporation as chief marketing officer, reporting to chairman and CEO Thomas Falk. In this newly created position, Mr. Palmer will be responsible for leading the development of a global, enterprise-wide focus o…

  • K-C Redesigns Website

    November 16, 2006
    To instantly connect visitors with Kimberly-Clark, its innovations and world-famous brands, the company today unveiled a redesigned corporate website accessible at www.kimberly-clark.com. The site employs contemporary design, best-in-class navigation…

  • FMS Builds First Chinese Diaper Line

    November 14, 2006
    Last month Fameccanica Machinery Shanghai (FMS)—the wholly owned China-based arm of Italian hygiene machinery producer Fameccanica.Data SpA—successfully completed the qualification of the first full FA-X baby diaper machine built at its S…

  • K-C Filtration Offers Energy Savings

    November 14, 2006
    Kimberly-Clark Filtration Products has become an Energy Star Partner. Energy Star is a joint program between the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Energy helping businesses and individuals protect the environment through…

  • Ahlstrom To Transfer Liquid Filtration

    November 13, 2006
    Ahlstrom will move its Mount Holly Springs, PA liquid filtration converting business to another Ahlstrom facility in Bishopville, SC in February 2007.  Negotiations with the local trade union regarding the transfer have been concluded setting th…

  • Ceccato Improves Production

    November 13, 2006
    Ceccato has completed a new plant and offices in Concorezzo near Milan, Italy. The new  factory is not only larger it also has more modern equipment allowing Ceccato to improve the production and marketing of its spunlace strips and spinnerets.…

  • Third Quarter Sales Up For Polymer Group

    November 13, 2006
    Polymer Group, Inc., Charlotte, NC, has reported third quarter and nine-month results. Sales for the quarter grew 8.9% to $248.6 million over the third quarter of 2005. Gross profit, impacted by continued increases in raw material costs and certain p…

  • SPIC’s Specialty Spunbond

    November 13, 2006
    Specialized Industries Company (SPIC), a subsidiary of Nuqul Group, was established in 1988, becoming the first producer of nonwoven fabric in the Middle East.

  • The New Battleground

    November 8, 2006
    The filtration market is expanding—both in product scope and in number of participants. Not only are new companies—not traditionally invested in filtration—entering the market, but many companies already participating in filtration…

  • K-C Creates New Chief Marketing Position

    November 8, 2006
    Anthony Palmer will join Kimberly-Clark Corporation as chief marketing officer, reporting to chairman and CEO Thomas Falk. In this newly created position, Mr. Palmer will be responsible for leading the development of a global, enterprise-wide focus o…

  • "Metric-Only" Requirements Could Impact Transatlantic Business

    Peter Mayberry and Jessica Franken || November 8, 2006
    U.S. and EU industry groups organize opposition

  • Sanitary Protection In The US.

    Sanitary Protection In The US.

    Nonwovens Staff, Nonwovens Staff || November 8, 2006
    advances in technology and design help drive growth

  • Visitors Flock To CINTE Techtextil

    Visitors Flock To CINTE Techtextil

    November 8, 2006
    attendance increases reinforce event's position

  • Filtration Attracts A Crowd

    Filtration Attracts A Crowd

    Karen McIntyre, Editor || November 8, 2006
    high volumes, high margins make filtration a winning bet for many nonwovens producers