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  • Tampon Applicator Assembly Having An Improved Plunger And Methods Of Making

    May 16, 2006
    A tampon applicator assembly was recently patented. The article includes a barrel with a main section between an insertion tip and a finger grip and a plunger with a first end, a main body and a second end. The plunger is slideably received in the ba…

  • Long Glass Fiber Filler Reinforced Resin Material For Molding, Method For Molding Article And Molded Article Molded by The Method

    May 16, 2006
    Patented is a long glass fiber filler reinforced resin material for molding. The article comprises a masterbatch formed of a composite of a matrix resin of homopolypropylene with a pentad isotactic index of at least 95% and a long glass fiber filler.…

  • Leading With Equipment Solutions

    May 13, 2006
    S&S Specialty Systems is making its mark in the nonwovens converting industry due to its results-driven approach to offering novel equipment solutions.

  • Ahlstrom To Run Cotton In Green Bay

    May 10, 2006
    Ahlstrom, has invested in new capabilities for the production of cotton-containing spunlace products at its Green Bay, WI, plant. As a quick reaction to market demand for cotton-containing materials, Ahlstrom upgraded current systems and installed ca…

  • Natureworks Celebrates Earth Month

    May 10, 2006
    In conjunction with Earth month, several new sustainable products using its Natureworks’ Ingeo brand of sustainable fibers. Among these are Earth Friendly Baby’s eco baby wipes, the first U.K. disposable product made with Ingeo fibers. Th…

  • Nordenia Expands Russian Presence

    May 10, 2006
    Nordenia International has opened a sales office in St. Petersburg. The international films manufacturer and converter had already expanded its business relations in Russia, and the new office will be able to provide even better service on a local le…

  • Adhesive Tape Uses Spunlace

    May 10, 2006
    Scapa Medical has introduced BioflexÒ Rx1184P-2.4, a durable, heavyweight fabric adhesive tape for direct skin medical device attachment.  The product is specifically designed for bandages, insulin infusion sets, ECG electrodes, and TENS.…

  • Polymer Materials With Electrostatic Dissipative Properties

    May 9, 2006
    A method has been patented for modifying the electrostatic dissipative characteristics of a substrate. The method includes applying a polymer to the substrate. The polymer has metallocene moieties as constituents of the polymer structure. The metallo…

  • Transparent Biaxially Oriented Polyolefin Film

    May 9, 2006
    Transparent, single- or multilayered, oriented polypropylene film has been issued a patent. The film comprises at least one layer with a layered dry-ground silicate without a coating of metal oxides, which has an irregular surface structure. The amou…

  • Packaging System And Method For Personal Care Absorbent Articles

    May 9, 2006
    A rolled absorbent article for placement in the crotch region of an undergarment was recently patented. The article features a generally liquid permeable top cover; a generally liquid impermeable baffle having a garment facing side ; and an absorbent…

  • High Speed Spinning Procedures For The Manufacture Of High Denier Polypropylene Fibers And Yarns

    May 9, 2006
    Patented is a polypropylene fiber comprising at least 100 ppm of a nucleator that does not impart visible color to the fiber. The fiber is textured and exhibits a denier of at least 5 dpf. It demonstrates tensile strength such that the fiber exhibits…

  • Tufco Gets Funds For Employee Training

    May 8, 2006
    Tufco Technologies has received a $51,772 grant Friday from the Wisconsin Department of Commerce. The money, combined with nearly $50,000 remaining from a previous grant, will be used to train employees on new equipment, primarily in the company's no…

  • Propex CFO To Retire

    May 5, 2006
    Lee McCarter has been named as replacement for Philip Barnes as CFO of Propex Fabrics, effective Jan. 1, 2007. For the remainder of the year, Mr. Barnes will work to establish certain global finance functions, including external reporting, SOX compli…

  • Propex To Consolidate Needlepunch Business

    May 2, 2006
    Propex Fabrics will close its Seneca, SC plant as part of a  restructuring and consolidation plan involving its U.S. needlepunch nonwovens manufacturing activities. The plan, expected to save the company between $7-8 million annually, will make…

  • Celanese Expands Chinese Presence

    May 2, 2006
    Celanese has begun construction on an emulsion polymers facility in Nanjing, China, its tenth such facility worldwide. The new plant will allow Celanese to meet demand for emulsion polymers in Asia for nonwovens, adhesive,s coatings and high tech gla…

  • Starr Publishes Spunmelt Study

    May 2, 2006
    John R. Starr, Inc., a management consulting firm specialized in nonwovens and related fields, worldwidehas published a new study titled World Demand and Supply Outlook for Spunbonded Polypropylene and Spunbonded/Melt Blown Composites 2005–2010…

  • BBA To Spin Nonwovens Off

    April 30, 2006
    BBA Group PLC will demerge its Fiberweb business unit making it a separate public company listed on the London Stock Exchange this fall. The action will be the final result of a process to separate its nonwovens business, which achieved sales of $1 b…

  • Suominen Sees Nonwovens Sales Decline

    April 27, 2006
    Suominen Corporation, Helsinki, Finland, recently reported first quarter financial results. Net sales of Suominen’s continuing operations for the first quarter were EUR€´ 49.2 million. The volume of sales declined slightly from the s…

  • Buckeye Reports Third Quarter Loss

    April 27, 2006
    Specialty fiber and roll goods producer Buckeye Technologies, Memphis, TN, has reported third quarter results. Net sales in the third quarter were flat, up 0.3% from $181 million in the third quarter 2005, to $181 million in this fiscal year's third…

  • K-C Releases Quarterly Results

    April 27, 2006
    At Dallas, TX-based Kimberly-Clark, first-quarter profit fell by more than one-third due to higher costs for energy and raw materials, but the company plans to meet 2006 earnings goals despite more inflation in the rest of the year. During the quarte…

  • DuPont Raises Forecast

    April 27, 2006
    Quarterly profit fell for DuPont, Wilmington, DE, as record energy costs, lower seed sales and the cost of European plant shutdowns outweighed a late rise in prices and demand. DuPont also raised its 2006 forecast, citing the strong pricing and reduc…

  • K-C Adds To Pull-Ups Line

    April 20, 2006
    Kimberly-Clark Corporation will introduce two new solutions for potty training—a new Pull-Ups Training Pants with Cool Alert and Pull-Ups Night Time Training Pants—in June. Pull-Ups Training Pants with Cool Alert have a special  c…

  • K-C Steps Up RFID Efforts

    April 20, 2006
    Kimberly-Clark has begun shipping Gen2 RFID-tagged cases of product to Wal-Mart.  This next step in the implementation of RFID technology is a result of K-C’s extensive research and testing on the compatibility of Gen2 hardware and softwar…

  • PGI Opens Asian HQ

    April 20, 2006
    Polymer Group Inc. has opened a Asian region head office in Suzhou, China, bringing a newly constructed manufacturing plant together with administrative functions under one roof. The new site in the Suzhou Industrial Park houses spunmelt manufacturin…

  • Pegas To Add Reicofil IV

    April 20, 2006
    Czech nonwovens producer Pegas has signed a contract with nonwovens technology leader Reicofil, based in Germany, to purchase an additional spundbond/meltblown line. The new equipment is expected to start up in 2007 and will increase Pegas' total ann…

  • Household Surfactant

    April 18, 2006
    Primasurf SC50 has been introduced by Croda Home Care. The product offers manufacturers a route to successful formulation of multiformat home care cleaners and is said to give effective cleaning performance at low levels compared with common anionics…

  • Concentrated Lotions

    April 18, 2006
    Fleissner has designed a new spunlace system for fabrics in sanitary, medical, hygiene, cosmetic and wet wipes markets with a lower investment cost. The machine can produce both plain or perforated/structured fabrics. The unit can be equipped with on…

  • Wipes Packaging Solution

    April 18, 2006
    The Optima Group has completed a fully automatic packaging solution for wet wipes in plastic tubs. The wipes can be placed in the tubs as bulk stacks or prepackaged stacks in plastic bags. The project, which was for a U.S. manufacturer of paper hygie…

  • Wipes Production Machinery

    April 18, 2006
    Wipes system supplier S&S Specialty Systems introduced its Cheetah production line to the industry at an open house event in February. “With this latest Cheetah line, we demonstrated our modular technology customized for particular interfol…

  • Knife Positioning System

    April 18, 2006
    A simple knife positioning system, which does not require high investments and allows all slitting machine operators to reduce their operating cost immediately, has been developed by Dienes Werke. With the positioning slide “Easy Set,” it…

  • Melt Filtration Systems

    April 18, 2006
    Gneuss manufactures two versions of its Rotary Melt Filtration Systems, the new model SFXmagnus and the new generation RSFgenius. These patented filtration systems operate process and pressure constant and represent the state of the art in melt filtr…

  • Dancer Roll Design

    April 18, 2006
    Maxson Automatic Machinery Company has incorporated into the web conditioning system of its high speed precision sheeters a dancer roll design. The enhancement allows the rotary cutter to accurately maintain sheet length at high speeds regardless of…

  • Drawframe

    April 18, 2006
    With the new RSB-D 40 autoleveller drawframe and the SB-D 40 drawframe without levelling, Rieter has again achieved a quantum leap in drawframe technology with delivery speeds up to 1100 m/min. Improved accuracy in scanning, enhanced levelling dynami…

  • Sensor

    April 18, 2006
    In a continuing effort to offer the best range of thickness measurement gauges, NDC Infrared Engineering is introducing the Model 318 X-Ray Backscatter (XRB) Sensor. The new x-ray sensor offers unsurpassed measurement range, single-sided operation, a…

  • Filter Cleaning Technology

    April 18, 2006
    Carolina Filters Inc. has signed an exclusive Sales Agency Agreement with Longworth Engineering Ltd to sell Deecom filter cleaning technology. Carolina Filters Inc. will represent the company in the Americas and will also be responsible for marketing…

  • Speed-Coat Module

    April 18, 2006
    The Universal Speed-Coat module from Nordson Corporation provides fast cycle rates to maximize intermittent high-speed performance when dispensing hot melt adhesives. The Universal Speed-Coat module provides a minimum cycle speed of 10 milliseconds (…

  • Friction Factor Software

    April 18, 2006
    Friction in materials plays an essential role in manufacturing, new product development, quality and product marketability. The smaller the frictional forces, the smoother the fabric surface is, which makes a softer and higher quality material. Resea…

  • Web Colorants

    April 18, 2006
    Bostik has expanded its nonwoven adhesive technology with the addition of colorants to its web product line. The availability of colors adds dimension and versatility to the material compared to a standard, and generally accepted, white. Additionally…

  • Datatex TIS, Inc.

    April 18, 2006
    Datatex TIS, Inc., a software supplier specializing in textile and apparel applications, has announced the recent hiring of Bob Beecy as director of U.S. marketing. Mr. Beecy will be working at the U.S. headquarters located in Alpharetta, GA and will…

  • Two New Chemists Join Michelman

    April 18, 2006
    Two new chemists have joined Michelman as the company focuses on research and development in preparing to expand its product offerings. Talia Collins has assumed the position of senior research chemist responsible for new business development and Mic…

  • Re-Election Of Board Members

    April 18, 2006
    The Nomination Committee of absorbent hygiene product manufacturer SCA has proposed the re-election of board members Rolf Borjesson, Soren Gyll, Tom Hedelius, Anders Nyren, Sverker Martin-Lof and Jan Astrom. Indra Asander has declined re-election. Th…

  • Global Industry Executive Director - Dow Corning

    April 18, 2006
    Jeremy Burks has been named global industry executive director for Dow Corning’s paper and process industries, including textiles. Serving under Mr. Burks as global industry director for textiles is Patrick McLeod. The major market strateg…

  • Cotton Incorporated Creates New Division

    April 18, 2006
    In order to better achieve its mission of increasing the demand for and profitability of cotton, Cotton Incorporated has created a new division, Global Product Supply Chain, based at the company’s headquarters in Cary, NC. The new division…

  • People in the News

    April 17, 2006
    Cotton Incorporated Creates New Division In order to better achieve its mission of increasing the demand for and profitability of cotton, Cotton Incorporated has created a new division, Global Product Supply Chain, based at the company’s h…

  • Industry Outreach Initiative Continues

    Peter Mayberry and Jessica Franken || April 17, 2006
    more than 200 congressional offices visited to date

  • Put It To the Pocketbook

    Karen Bitz McIntyre || April 17, 2006
    Am I making enough money? This is the question that plagues every worker—from the hourly employee working the production line to the CEO of a major multinational company. Being fairly, and adequately, compensated for the contribution you give t…

  • New Applications Seen At Techtextil 2006

    New Applications Seen At Techtextil 2006

    Nonwovens Staff, Nonwovens Staff || April 17, 2006
    Held March 28-30, 2006 at Cobb Galleria Center in Atlanta, GA, Techtextil North America 2006 attracted 4000 visitors who viewed 288 exhibitors from a record-breaking 25 countries. Techtextil North America showcased the higher performance areas of…

  • It

    It's A Wrap

    Ellen Wuagneux, Associate Editor || April 17, 2006
    roofing and construction markets expand to meet new demands for high performance weatherizaton products

  • Nonwovens For Civil Engineering and Roofing Felts In China

    Nonwovens For Civil Engineering and Roofing Felts In China

    John Xuan, Nonwovens Staff || April 17, 2006
    products have been used on a wide-scale basis since the early 1990s

  • Russian Nonwovens Plant To Debut

    April 13, 2006
    Plans are underway to launch the first phase of a nonwovens production facility in the Trans-Volga (Nizhny Novgorod) region of Russia by July 2006. A Russian division of Germany's Freudenberg Politex will act as the investor, according to a recent Ru…