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Published May 21, 2014
Nets sales for the first quarter increased 47% to $422 million at Polymer Group Inc., thanks largely to the integration of Fiberweb, a company acquired in late 2013 as well as the contribution of a new Asian line. Without the Fiberweb acquisition, s… Read More »
The Future of Nonwovens in Medical Markets
By Vicki A. Barbur, PhD, Contributing Writer
Published August 6, 2012
Healthcare trends offer a multitude of opportunities for disposable nonwoven products. Read More »
Latin America leads the way
By Karen McIntyre, Editor
Published April 5, 2012
Broad-based investment chases growth in diapers and other disposable goods as local manufacturers look to go global. Read More »
Published October 15, 2008
Brazilian firm to build nonwovens site in Laurens County, SC Read More »
By Karen McIntyre, Editor
Published February 6, 2008
capacity expansion, proposed mergers and a changing customer base add up to exciting times for spunmelt producers Read More »
Published February 13, 2006
Reports are emerging that Polymer Group Inc. is set to purchase its rival BBA Fiberweb. According to the Times of London, PGI has fended off competition from private equity groups including Condover and Doughty Hanson to purchase its rival in nonwove… Read More »
Published February 26, 2014
Polymer Group Inc. (PGI), the world's largest nonwovens manufacturer, will make an investment of approximately $8 million to upgrade machinery and expand its manufacturing plant in Waynesboro, VA. PGI will also hire up to 20 new employees, contin… Read More »
Spunlace Directory
Published March 11, 2013
A listing of spunlace manufacturers and their plant locations. Read More »
Published December 6, 2012
Polymer Group Inc. reported a 3.9% increase in sales volumes during the third quarter due largely to new capacity in the Americas and Asia combined with increased demand in healthcare and certain industrial markets. Lower sales prices, however, added… Read More »
By Karen Bitz McIntyre, Editor
Published November 10, 2010
The sale of Polymer Group, Inc. to the Blackstone Group was no big surprise. Read More »