September 1, 2011 Great Neck, NY
2011 Nonwovens Sales: $250 million
Plants: Hazleton, PA; McElhattan, PA; Wuxi, China (planned)
Processes: Spunmelt, spunlace
Applications: Hygiene, medical
Recent news for forward integrated nonw…
September 1, 2011 Tokyo, Japan
2011 Nonwovens Sales: $263 million
Key Personnel: Toshio Yoshida, president; Yoshiaki Mizutani, managing director; Yasufumi Matsumiya, director; Masahir Kimura, director
Plants: Shiga and Tokyo, Japan
September 1, 2011 East Walpole, MA
2011 Nonwovens Sales: $300 million
Key Personnel: Val Hollingsworth, president and CEO; David von Loesecke, vice president International; Mike Clark, president, High Efficiency and Specialty Filtratio…
September 1, 2011 Schwarzenbach/Saale, Germany
2011 Nonwovens Sales: $311 million
Key Personnel: Christian Heinrich Sandler, CEO; Dipl. Ingenieur (FH) Wolfgang Höflich and Ulrich Hornfeck, members of the management board
September 1, 2011 Tel Aviv, Israel
2011 Nonwovens Sales: $329 million
Key Personnel: Shlomo Liran, CEO
Plants: Tel Aviv, Israel; Mocksville, NC; Jingmen, City, Hubei Province, China; Uzlovaya, Russia
Processes: Spunbond, meltblown, hydr…
September 1, 2011 London, U.K.
2011 Nonwovens Sales: $465 million
Key Personnel: Daniel Dayan, CEO; Kate Miles, group finance director
Plants: Old Hickory, TN; Aschersleben, Germany; Berlin, Germany; Pontypool, U.K.; Maldon, U.K.; Aberdare…
September 1, 2011 York, PA
2011 Nonwovens Sales: $538 million
Key Personnel: Dante Parrini, chairman and CEO; John Jacunski, senior vice president and CFO; Christopher Astley, vice president, corporate strategy; Jonathan Bourget, vice presiden…
September 1, 2011 Denver, CO
2011 Nonwovens Sales: $670 million
Key Personnel: Mike Lawrence, vice president and general manager, Engineered Products North America (EPNA); Enno Henze, vice president and general manager, Engineered Products Europe/Asia…
September 1, 2011 Helsinki, Finland
2011 Nonwovens Sales: $1.06 billion
Key Personnel: Jan Lång, president and CEO; Seppo Parvi, CFO; Laura Raitio, executive vice president, Building & Energy; William Casey, executive vice president, F…
September 1, 2011 Charlotte, NC
2011 Nonwovens Sales: $1.2 billion
Key Personnel: Veronica Hagen, president and CEO; Dennis Norman, executive vice president and CFO; Mike Hale, senior vice president, global supply chain; Scott Tracey, sen…
September 1, 2011 Dallas, TX
2011 Nonwovens Sales: $1.25 billion
Partnership Products and K-C Professional Headquarters
Key Personnel: Thomas Falk, chairman and CEO; Elane B. Stock, president, K-C…
September 1, 2011 Wilmington, DE
2011 Nonwovens Sales: $1.35 billion
Key Personnel: Thomas Powell, president, DuPont Protection Technologies; Roger Siemionko, vice president and global technology leader, DuPont Protection Technologies; Mindy Telli…
August 31, 2011 Lightweight Spun-Bonded Nonwoven Fabric Having Special Barrier Properties: No. 7,919,420 B2; Steffen Bornemann and Markus Haberer, assignors to Fiberweb Corovin GmbH, Peine, Germany
Filed 3/20/2009, issued 4/5/2011.
Patented recently is an inventio…
Karen McIntyre, Editor || August 31, 2011 For more than 30 years—this year included—Freudenberg has been at the top of our annual top companies report. This global company with its roots in apparel and current strengths in automotives, filtration and other technical markets has a…
August 31, 2011 Core Systems' announces the Dual Mandrel Shark, a dual-mandrel core cutter that eliminates the expense and floor space of two core cutters, as well as time consuming and cumbersome tooling changeovers.
August 31, 2011 Sheeting of abrasive materials such as emery paper, sand papers or abrasive cloth can now be achieved with minimal knife wear with a new specialty sheeter from Maxson Automatic Machinery Company.
August 31, 2011 Britain's Fiberweb Plc posted a lower first-half profit, hurt by sharply increasing raw material prices, but the nonwoven fabrics maker said it expects full-year performance to be slightly ahead of last year.
August 31, 2011 Finnish fiber and specialty paper company Ahlstrom Corporation cut its full-year guidance as it announced the divestment of its wiping fabrics business, Home & Personal, which will be sold to Finnish company Suominen Corporation for about €170 million.
August 21, 2011 Founded in Italy in 1995 by Gianni Boscolo, roll goods producer Albis SpA is comprised of two German companies—Ascania and Arborea—which are part of a group that draws on previous decades of experience in the field of nonwovens.