March 1, 2012 Glatfelter has appointed Michael Korniczky vice president, general counsel and corporate secretary, effective immediately.“I am pleased to welcome Michael to our senior executive team and look forward to his contributions as we work to create value for the company and our shareholders,” says DanteParrini, chairman and CEO.
February 29, 2012 The latest REM Model 15000 center-surface slitter/rewinder from Webex incorporates a number of innovative, custom features designed to produce uniform, narrow width, 40-inch diameter rolls from multisubstrate films run at tensions as low as 0.5 PLI.
February 29, 2012 Biomedical Structures, LLC (BMS), a designer, developer and manufacturer of biomedical textiles for medical devices and other advanced clinical applications, has launched Biofelt, an absorbable scaffold for implant devices in orthopedics, cardiology and general surgery, as well as other in vivo applications.
February 29, 2012 Braskem Polymers’ new generation of polypropylene resins for monospunbond nonwovens is a single-pellet solution designed to deliver an optimum combination of fit, softness, functionality, efficiency, cost effectiveness and sustainability for absorbent hygiene products and medical gowns and drapes.
Beyhan Tamer, Sales and Market Development, Mogul || February 29, 2012 Emerging markets represent four out of the top six markets in the world for diapers, by value, but none of the top six markets for baby wipes, according to the latest retail data. It is a telling disparity that exposes the fundamental weakness of baby wipes outside the world’s richest nations.
Jessica Franken, Director of Government Affairs and Dawnee Giammittorio, Associate Director of Government Affairs INDA, Director of Government Affairs || February 29, 2012 Meanwhile, the ever popular congress allows R&D tax credit & other needed incentives to expire
Karen McIntyre, Editor || February 29, 2012 Speaking at last month’s Vision Consumer Products conference in New Orleans, Dan Butler of the National Retail Federation (NRF) shared some general observations on the global retail market.
Karen McIntyre, Editor || February 29, 2012 Valued as much for its growth potential as its ability to fetch a competitive price, the battery separator market has been a hot investment area in recent years.
February 28, 2012 Larsen Converting offers up to 10 color printing on web widths up to 65 inches, inline slitting, trimming and rewinding and specialty water-based inks and coatings on film to nonwovens, paper, airlaid, spunbond, woven fabrics, tissues, boards and other substrates.
February 28, 2012 Companhia Providência, a leader in the manufacture and sale of nonwovens in Brazil with a significant presence in the Americas and global operations, has announced its board of directors has elected Daniel Svirski its new commercial director.
Jessica Franken, Director of Government Affairs, INDA, Director of Government Affairs || February 28, 2012 FDA holds public meeting on cosmetic microbiological safety; INDA wants yourinput on Canada, Japan & Mexico joining Trans-Pacific trade deal.
February 22, 2012 An article comprising a transparent substrate has been issued a patent. It has a thin-film multilayer comprising three silver layers (Ag1, Ag2, Ag3) and alternately on the substrate, a titanium dioxide layer, a metal oxide layer, one of the silver la…
February 22, 2012 A disposable garment has been patented. The disposable garment has a longitudinal direction and a lateral direction and includes a front waist region, a back waist region, a crotch region that connects the front waist region and the back waist region…
February 22, 2012 An impact absorbing member for a vehicle comprising of a plurality of synthetic resin foams arranged in a stack has been patented. Each foam comprises a hard skin layer and a foamed layer entirely enclosed within the skin layer. Inside, a plurality o…
February 22, 2012 An absorbent article, comprising a liquid-pervious topsheet, a wetlaid absorbent composite, with a first and second stratum and a transition zone intermediate and coextensive with the first and second stratum has been patented. The first stratum comp…