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  • Absorbent Pants

    November 1, 2005
    A pair of absorbent pants has been issued a patent. The pants feature a hydrophobic pants layer that faces a body of a user during use. The pants layer is assembled to itself or is able to be assembled to itself so that the pants layer by itself def…

  • Disposable Absorbent Article Employing Odor Reduction Layer Containing Metalphthalocyanine Material

    November 1, 2005
    A disposable absorbent article was recently patented. It features a topsheet, a backsheet combined with the topsheet and a fluid storage layer between the two. The article has a body-facing surface and a garment-facing surface opposing the body-facin…

  • Plans Being Made for TANDEC Conference

    October 31, 2005
    The TANDEC Nonwovens Conference at the University of Tennessee in Knoxville is moving from late Fall to April for future years, at the urging of its participants and also to avoid the hurricane aftermaths of recent experience.  In 2006, the 15th…

  • Ahlstrom Reports Third Quarter Results

    October 31, 2005
    Ahlstrom Corporation’s sales were €381.9 million for the third quarter compared to €393 million during the same quarter of last year. Operating profit was €33.7 million compared to €18.6 million the prior year. According to…

  • Five Finalists Named for 2006 Visionary Award

    October 28, 2005
    Five unique consumer products—ranging from a disaster relief blanket to a host of personal and household care items from the industry’s leading manufacturers – have been nominated as finalists for the prestigious 2006 Visionary Awar…

  • Triad To Centralize Operations

    October 28, 2005
    Triad Group has announced plans for a new combined headquarters and manufacturing facility in Hartland, WI. The new facility, to be completed in Fall 2006, will have more than 250,000 square feet and combine all operations currently spread among the…

  • Playtex Sales Down Slightly

    October 28, 2005
    Playtex Products, Inc. reported sales decreased 1% to $146 million for the third quarter. For the first nine months, sales decreased 3% to $510 million. Net income for the third quarter was $3.4 million compared to $1.4 million last year. Growth refl…

  • Suominen Sales Decrease

    October 27, 2005
    Suominen Corporation’s net sales decreased to €149.8 million during the first nine months of 2005 compared €170.4 million during the same period of last year. Operating profit also decreased, from €7.8 million to €1.9 millio…

  • Buckeye Posts 3Q Loss

    October 27, 2005
    Buckeye Technologies sales decreased 1% to $165.5 million during the first quarter ended September 30, 2005. The company also incurred a $0.3 million loss during the quarter due to a $1.3 million after tax in early extinguishment of debt costs and re…

  • K-C 3Q Profits Fall On Charges

    October 27, 2005
    Profits dropped 26% during the third quarter for Kimberly-Clark due largely to charges related to streamlining the company’s business. Earnings declined to $325.2 million from $441.3 million while sales climbed 6% to $4 billion. Sales were buoy…

  • Raw Material Costs Drive Down G-P Profits

    October 27, 2005
    Georgia-Pacific Corp., the world's top maker of paper towels and toilet paper, reported a 40% dip in profits during the third quarter. The decrease from $240 million to $145 million  was blamed on rising energy and raw material prices with expan…

  • Water-Absorbing Polymers With Supramolecular Hollow Molecules, Method For Producing Them And Use Of The Same

    October 25, 2005
    A sheet material comprising absorptive polymer particles has been patented. One or more of the polymers comprises polymerized units of one or more monoethylenically unsaturated monomers having at least one acid group, The surface of the absorptive po…

  • Fibers Having Improved Dullness And Products Containing The Same

    October 25, 2005
    A fiber with two or more lobes extending from a central core has been granted a patent. The two or more lobes are equally spaced about an outer periphery of the central core. Each lobe has a substantially similar lobal cross-sectional configuration w…

  • Double Sided Adhesive Tape

    October 25, 2005
    An adhesive tape with at least a three-layer product structure was recently patented. The tape has the following layers A, B and C with the layer sequence ABC. Layer A is a heat activatable adhesive with a characteristic activation temperature TA of…

  • Heat-Shrinkable Polyester Film Roll

    October 25, 2005
    A heat-shrinkable polyester film roll was issued a patent. The roll includes an alkali-earth metal compound and a phosphorus compound, at an alkali-earth metal atom M2 content of 20-400 ppm (mass basis) and a phosphorus atom P content of 5-350 ppm (m…

  • High Strength Polyethylene Fibers And Their Applications

    October 25, 2005
    A net made of a high strength polyethylene fiber was recently issued a patent. The fiber comprises a high molecular weight polyethylene consisting of a repeating unit of ethylene. It has an intrinsic viscosity number of five or larger and an average…

  • Decorative Automotive Interior Trim Articles With Cast Integral Light Stable Covering And Process For Making The Same

    October 25, 2005
    An article comprising a panel structure mountable in an automobile vehicle to form a part of a vehicle interior has been issued a patent. The panel structure has an exterior surface, at least a portion of which is exposed to the vehicle interior, and…

  • Laminated Polyolefin Films And Methods Of Production Thereof By Coextrusion

    October 25, 2005
    Patented is a method of producing a laminated polyolefin film with three or more layers including two outer layers. The method involves several steps, including preparing an outer-layer forming material by causing olefin resin to contain a non-ionic…

  • Distribution Strip For Absorbent Products

    October 25, 2005
    A distribution strip for use in an absorbent structure has been granted a patent. The strip features cellulosic fibers selected from the group consisting of cotton linters, mercerized cellulose, chemically treated cellulose and mixtures thereof. The…

  • Disposable Absorbent Article Comprising Expandable Fibers And Being Capable Of Self-Shaping In Use

    October 25, 2005
    Patented is a sanitary napkin to be worn by a female user adjacent to her pudendal region. The sanitary napkin has a longitudinal centerline and an orthogonally located lateral centerline, which make up longitudinal and lateral directions, respectiv…

  • Disposable Absorbent Article

    October 25, 2005
    A disposable absorbent article for personal wear has been issued a patent. The disposable absorbent article comprises a generally liquid permeable liner adapted for contiguity with the wearer’s skin, an outer cover and an absorbent body between the…

  • Tampon Applicator Arrangement

    October 25, 2005
    Patented is a tampon and applicator arrangement comprising a tampon, an applicator unit and a film cap. The tampon has a withdrawal end opposed to an insertion end and the insertion end has a top portion. The applicator unit is capable of receiving t…

  • DuPont Nonwovens Gets New Leader

    October 20, 2005
    Matthew Trerotola has been named vice president and general manager of DuPont Nonwovens, the world's second largest nonwovens producer. Formerly business director, industrial solutions-DuPont Chemical Solutions Enterprise, Mr. Trerotola, replaced Mar…

  • Rayonier Sells Airlaid Business

    October 20, 2005
    Rayonier, the maker of Novathin airlaid absorbent core material, has entered into an agreement to sell its Engineered Absorbent Materials business (EAM Corporation) to a New York-based private equity firm. The division will continue to operate under…

  • Clopay Acquires Remaining Shares of Clopay do Brasil

    October 20, 2005
    Clopay Plastic Products Company has strengthened its Latin American business with the purchase of the remaining minority share of Clopay do Brasil from the Beda family. Established in 2001 and based in São Paulo, Clopay do Brasil is a leading…

  • Nissan Adds Interior Filtration On Three Models

    October 19, 2005
    Freudenberg’s MicronAir air filters are now featured in three Nissan lightweight trucks—the Xterra, Pathfinder and Frontier. The cabin air filters remove harmful particles such as tailpipe emissions, pet dander and mold spores, from the a…

  • Conwed To Acquire Netlon

    October 13, 2005
    Conwed, a Minneapolis, MN-based supplier of high-performance netting, will acquire Netlon from Tensar International. Headquartered in Blackburn, U.K., Netlon manufactures products for filtration, industrial parts protection, agricultural and ground s…

  • Polyfelt Sold In 70 Million Deal

    October 12, 2005
    Austrian geotextiles specialist Polyfelt GmbH has been sold for €70 million to technical textiles powerhouse Royal Ten Cate (RTC), headquartered in The Netherlands. The acquisition represents a strategic step in RTC's "buy-and-build" p…

  • Asahi To Expand In Medical Market

    October 5, 2005
    Plans are underway at leading Japanese producer Asahi Kasei Medical to expand its sale of PET-based meltblown blood purification filters into the global market. The company reports steady growth in Japan stemming from the products’ success in t…

  • Japan Vilene Launches Mask

    October 5, 2005
    Japan Vilene, Tokyo, Japan, has introduced a new industrial mask featuring an exhaust valve. Designed to make breathing easier for users, the triple layer mask includes electret nonwovens and conforms to DS2 Japanese standards. The company expects to…

  • Wipe Folding Machine

    October 3, 2005
    Elsner Engineering Works now offers an updated version of its ZFV-1-20 single width automatic wipe folding machine. The versatile machine offers converters an easy approach to producing both dry and wet nonwoven fabric products without an undue amoun…

  • Cylinder Catalog

    October 3, 2005
    A new catalog available from Bosch Rexroth details the range of cylinders available from the company. The 252-page catalog covers Rexroth features and advantages, dimensional and performance specifications and selection information. The catalog inclu…

  • Anti-Counterfeiting Technology

    October 3, 2005
    Adhesives Research has introduced ARmark Authentication Technologies, a new business focusing on anti-counterfeiting technology in the form of covert markers that can be combined with custom-developed delivery systems for application to a variety of…

  • Thermal Bonded Airlaid Line

    October 3, 2005
    This complete line for thermal bonded airlaid felts is composed of the LaRoche Airlay feeding the new Strahm HiPer Therm oven. The line includes slitting, winding, stacking, packing and powder scattering equipment. With a weight range from 300 to 400…

  • Furniture Fabric

    October 3, 2005
    A new line of soft, durable casual furniture fabric is now available from The Astrup Company. A blend of PVC coated polyester and olefin fibers, Marquesa fabrics by Phifer offer comfort, durability, soft feel and high performance in deep seating appl…

  • Air Prep Unit

    October 3, 2005
    New from Bosch Rexroth Group is its AS2 series of FRLs for lightweight, polymer-based compressed air preparation. In the AS2 series, the individual processes for air preparation (filtering, regulating, lubricating and draining) are combined into a si…

  • Knife Section

    October 3, 2005
    CM2 Engineering debuts its high quality, flex-cut knife section. This innovation provides customer benefits such as inexpensive disposable blades, no necessary adjustments, reduced downtime and low operation costs. 800-743-5966 cm_squared@msn.com…

  • Hygienic Textile

    October 3, 2005
    The Bioactive collection from Dyckhoff contains soft terry toweling bed covers, pillows and sheets made of 48% Trevira Bioactive and 52% cotton. The bedding products are available in several colors: pale yellow, pale blue, terra cotta, cream and whit…

  • Video Web Inspection System

    October 3, 2005
    BST Pro Mark is introducing a video web inspection system, the PROScan 3000. With the incorporation of the company's unique virtual repeat technology, the PROScan 3000 is able to allow the operator to see the entire print repeat in thumbnail images,…

  • Airlaid Needleloom

    October 3, 2005
    This line is comprised of the LaRoche Airlay feeding an A50R Asselin needle­loom. With a fully removable bedplate and dust extraction below the bedplate, the needleloom is specially suited for recycled and natural fibers. This LaRoche technology…

  • Bonding Machine

    October 3, 2005
    Sonobond Ultrasonics has created an ultrasonic bonding machine designed to satisfy the growing demand for comfortable and fashionable lingerie and intimate apparel. The new EdgeBanding machine uses Sonobond's exclusive Softseam process to produce sea…

  • Staple Fiber

    October 3, 2005
    Rhodia Polyamide has introduced new Polyphenylene Sulfide (PPS) staple fibers based on Ticona's Fortron PPS polymer. Polyphenylene Sulfide (PPS) is a high-temperature resin that offers an excellent combination of thermal, mechanical and chemical resi…

  • Pulling Machine

    October 3, 2005
    Laroche has expanded its range of products by offering the Exel pulling machine, which is dedicated to the recycling of textile wastes into fibers for spinning or nonwovens industries. The Exel is a medium-sized machine de­signed for high quality…

  • Elastic Nonwoven

    October 3, 2005
    BASF's new technology—Ellastollan thermoplastic polyurethanes (TPU)—is designed to benefit today's elastic nonwovens market where achieving the right elasticity often involves mechanical manipulation (i.e. the insertion of elastic bands o…

  • Reusable Underlay

    October 3, 2005
    Dyckhoff has extended its range of Trevira Bioactive textiles to include reusable underlays for beds. Composed of four layers, the underlay is breathable, watertight and impermeable to urine and blood. It can absorb liquids up to 480 ml/m2. Customers…

  • Needled Felt Material

    October 3, 2005
    New from Bouckaert Industrial Textiles is Tuffelt, a unique new needled felt material made of both synthetic and natural fibers. Featuring superior tensile strength, the low weight fabric has a standard weight of 10 ounces per square yard with a thic…

  • Personnel Changes At Nordson Corporation

    October 3, 2005
    Several personnel changes are underway at Nordson Corporation. John Keane was elected a corporate senior vice president and will have worldwide responsibility for the Adhesive Dispensing and Nonwoven Fiber Systems business segment. Additionally,…

  • Updates To The Management Team At ABB

    October 3, 2005
    ABB, Raleigh, NC, has made two key updates to its management team. Bruce Wittbrodt has been named senior vice president and general manager of ABB's automation products, low voltage systems, North American operations. Ad­ditionally, Mike Plaster…

  • Linpac Materials Handling Has Two Personnel Applointments

    October 3, 2005
    Linpac Materials Handling has made two recent personnel appointments. Stuart Hayden has been named plant manager of the company's Georgetown, KY manufacturing facility while Brigitte Mader has been promoted to marketing specialist with a focus on the…

  • Eduard Kusters Maschinenfabrik GmbH & Co. KG

    October 3, 2005
    Effective July 2005, Jens Kellersmann has assumed responsibility for the corporate communication of Eduard Küsters Maschinenfabrik GmbH & Co. KG. In addition, he is entrusted with the marketing and communication for the paper division of the…