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  • Unicharm adds pulpless diaper

    March 6, 2012
    Unicharm is launching a thin diaper for adults consisting only of nonwovens and a superabsorbent polymer as the absorber. The absence of pulp has allowed the product to be significantly thinner, about 1mm, and lighter, about 29 grams, than convention…

  • Domtar buys Attends EU business

    March 6, 2012
    Domtar has signed an agreement to buy privately-held Attends Healthcare Limited, a European supplier of adult incontinence products in Europe, from Rutland Partners for $235 million. In August, Domtar bought the North American arm of Attends from KPS…

  • Kotex hits billion dollar mark

    Kotex hits billion dollar mark

    March 6, 2012
    Kimberly-Clark’s Kotex brand crossed the billion-dollar global net sales mark in 2011, following two consecutive years of significant growth in the feminine care category. With this milestone, the Kotex brand enters the top tier of consumer pac…

  • National Nonwovens Adds Airlaid Needlepunch Line

    March 6, 2012
    National Nonwovens has installed a 2.4 meter airlaid needlepunch nonwoven line strategically located in a contained, cleanroom environment. Production on the line is currently focused on, but is not limited to, the manufacturing of medical products.…

  • Eagle to add line no. 3

    March 6, 2012
    Eagle Nonwovens is adding a third six-meter needlepunch line. The St. Louis, MO-based company ordered the line from Dilo Group in November 2011; it should be delivered in July. The newest line is similar to Eagle’s existing lines but has some a…

  • Tapyrus expands into Thailand

    March 6, 2012
    Tapyrus, a Japanese meltblown maker, established a Thailand subsidiary near Bangkok late last year. The new company will start commercial production in spring of next year when it will help meet the needs of a customer who has expanded into Southeast…

  • Freudenberg invests in Taiwan

    Freudenberg invests in Taiwan

    March 6, 2012
    Freudenberg Far Eastern Spunweb is investing in a new production line for PET spunlaid nonwovens. Construction will start in 2013. The new production line for spunlaid nonwovens in Tayuan will mainly serve the markets for carpet tiles, automotive int…

  • Absorbent article

    March 6, 2012
    An absorbent article comprising, in integral formation, at least, a rectangular liquid permeable top sheet, an absorbent element including an absorbent covered with a crepe paper, a rectangular water vapor permeable waterproof sheet, and a rectangula…

  • Pre-Moistened Nonwoven Webs with Visible Compressed Sites

    March 6, 2012
    A premoistened nonwoven web, has been patented. The web consists essentially of at least 90% by weight of non-thermoplastic fibers comprising rayon fibers and pulp fibers, wherein at least 20% by weight of said non-thermoplastic fibers have a fiber l…

  • Disposable Absorbent Articles Having Gender-Specific Containment Flaps

    March 6, 2012
    Kimberly-Clark researchers have patented an array of gender-specific disposable absorbent articles, the array comprising:  a first disposable absorbent article adapted to be worn by males, the article comprising: a chassis comprising a garment-s…

  • Superabsorbent polymers comprising direct covalent bonds between polymer chain segments and method of making them

    March 6, 2012
    Patented is a superabsorbent polymer particle comprising polymer chain segments. The superabsorbent polymer particle having a surface that includes a plurality of evenly distributed, homogeneous surface crosslinks and a core, that includes crosslinks…

  • Disposable Diaper and process of doing the same

    March 6, 2012
    A process of producing a disposable diaper comprising a topsheet, a backsheet, an absorbent member between the topsheet and the backsheet, and a pair of leg flaps along laterally opposing side edges of the absorbent member has been patented. T he leg…


  • Understanding Healthcare Reform And The CPSIA Periodic Testing Rule

    Jessica Franken, Director of Government Affairs and Dawnee Giammittorio, Associate Director of Government Affairs INDA, Association of the Nonwoven Fabrics Industry || March 6, 2012
    Healthcare Reform and What It Might Mean for You Later this month, the Supreme Court will hear challenges to the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA), the massive healthcare overhaul championed by the White House and Congressional Democ…

  • Buying Access

    Karen McIntyre, Editor || March 6, 2012
    As we went to press, SCA announced it would purchase Everbeauty, a Taiwan-based hygiene manufacturer with leading positions in the baby and adult diaper markets in China and Taiwan. Everbeauty’s major brands include Dr P for incontinence care…

  • New chemical fibers production to solve problem of raw materials shortage in Russian nonwovens industry

    New chemical fibers production to solve problem of raw materials shortage in Russian nonwovens industry

    Eugene Gerden, Contributor || March 6, 2012
    New chemical fibers production to solve problem of raw materials shortage in Russian nonwovens industry

  • Techtextil North America

    Techtextil North America

    March 6, 2012
    The technical textile and nonwovens industries will convene next month in Atlanta, GA for Techtextil North America.

  • Flame Retardants: Bedding and Beyond

    Flame Retardants: Bedding and Beyond

    Karen McIntyre, Editor || March 6, 2012
    as the industry waits for extensions on antiflammability regulations in the bedding and furniture industries, new products roll out to make nonwovens

  • Spunlace Still Sells

    Spunlace Still Sells

    Karen McIntyre, Editor || March 6, 2012
    As the wipes business continues to lag, new growth will come in new markets and new regions

  • Adult Incontinence Machinery Directory

    Adult Incontinence Machinery Directory

    March 6, 2012
    Who's Who in Adult Incontinence Machinery

  • Adult Incontinence Directory

    Adult Incontinence Directory

    March 6, 2012
    A list of global manufacturers

  • Incontinence

    Incontinence

    Ian Bell, Head of home care and tissue and hygiene research, Euromonitor || March 6, 2012
    developed to emerging economies

  • Adult Incontinence: Not Your Grandmother’s Market

    Adult Incontinence: Not Your Grandmother’s Market

    Karen McIntyre, Editor || March 2, 2012
    manufacturers cater to a new breed of incontinence sufferers

  • Ahlstrom to showcase new wallcoverings

    Karen Bitz || March 1, 2012
    EasyLife now offfers increased 3D capabilities.

  • What to expect if the Obama Administration gets a second term

    Karen Bitz || March 1, 2012
    Mayberry offers insight to what nonwovens makers can expect.

  • Young to lead DAK

    March 1, 2012
    Jorge Young has been named president and CEO of DAK Americas following the retirement of Hector Camberos who will return to his home country to assume the leadership of DAK Americas’ Argentina PET business.

  • Korniczky joins Glatfelter

    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.

  • Sandler’s reports management change

    March 1, 2012
    Dieter Magiera, a member of Sandler’s management board, retired January 1 after more than 40 years of service at the company.

  • Miles to head finance at Fiberweb

    March 1, 2012
    Kate Miles will become group finance director of Fiberweb, following the resignations of CFO Daniel Abrams and the sale of Fiberweb’s hygiene business to Petropar.

  • Pegas: Egyptian construction has started

    Karen Bitz || February 29, 2012
    Line build to begin later this year.

  • Slitter/Rewinder

    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.

  • Absorbable scaffold

    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.

  • Automatic Core Cutter

    February 29, 2012
    The CM10 from Core Systems is a high-speed automatic core cutter with a fully automated cutting cycle.

  • Carpet yarn machine

    February 29, 2012
    Oerlikon Neumag’s carpet yarn machine S+ was the company’s most successful machine in 2011, covering 85% of the sold BCF polypropylene capacity.

  • Vaopometer cup

    February 29, 2012
    Thwing-Albert Instrument Company has redesigned the Vapometer Cup for easier sample setup in the lab.

  • Web guide

    February 29, 2012
    TheFIFE-500 web guide for narrow web and nonwoven applications is the latest introduction from Maxcess.

  • Polypropylene

    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.

  • Schopferer to lead Martin’s European Sales

    February 29, 2012
    Martin Automatic has added Bernd Schopferer to the staff of Martin Automatic Europe GmbH.

  • New president named at CIRFS

    February 29, 2012
    Giulio Bonazzi, CEO of Aquafil, has been unanimously elected by the CIRFS members to take on the role of president.

  • Mahlo names new CEO

    February 29, 2012
    Rainier Mestermann has been named the next CEO of Mahlo, a manufacturer of modern textile machinery and quality control systems.

  • Marienfeld joins Propex

    February 29, 2012
    Propex has hired Mark Marienfeld to serve as transportation market specialist within its Geotextile Systems Division.

  • Wipes Market on the Up and Up

    Karen McIntyre, Editor || February 29, 2012
    WOW presenters agree on one thing: Wipes remain strong across a number of regions.

  • Emerging Markets: Ripe for baby wipes

    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.

  • Wipes With Recycled Fibers

    Steve Katz || February 29, 2012
    Wipes makers have recycled fibers at their disposal for manufacturing, with perhaps more on the way.

  • Nice-Pak:World’s largest wet wipes producer

    February 29, 2012
    The company focuses on innovation to add value to wipes.

  • Ahlstrom Unloads Wipes Business

    Karen McIntyre, Editor || February 29, 2012
    The company sells spunlace operation to Suominen in an effort to streamline its business.

  • GDM gets new leadership

    February 29, 2012
    Alberto Perego, has added CEO of Sirius Machinery to his roles beginning in September 2011.

  • PCR fibers

    February 29, 2012
    Poole Company’s EcoSure and EcoSure Wellstrand products have been certified as being manufactured from 100% post consumer recycled products.

  • EPA Proposes New Air Emissions Standards for Boilers and Incinerators

    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

  • The changing face of consumers

    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.