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  • USDA-Agricultural Research Service Makes Initiatives in Nonwovens

    USDA-Agricultural Research Service Makes Initiatives in Nonwovens

    July 14, 2011
    New Orleans testing lab studies, advances cotton's role

  • Avoiding a Policy Wipeout

    Jessica Franken, INDAu2008Director of Government Affairs || July 5, 2011
    New government proposals could add up to challenges for the nonwovens industry

  • INTC Preview

    June 21, 2011
    a detailed look at events planned for this annual gathering

  • BandZorb CEO Attends WOW in Search of New Supplier

    Karen Bitz McIntyre || June 16, 2011
    Innovation was celebrated at this year's wipes conference

  • Fibers All Star Team

    Fibers All Star Team

    June 7, 2011
    Natural and synthetic fiber producers are stepping up to the plate with a slew of innovative and sustainable fibers for nonwovens.

  • Techtextil Preview

    Sandra Levy , Associate Editor || May 4, 2011
    Techtextil 2011 will be held May 24-26 in Frankfurt, Germany. About 200 exhibitors from 45 countries will showcase their company’s capabilities to more than 24,000 trade visitors from 85 countries. Industry, research, retail and wholesale will…

  • Techtextil North American Preview

    March 16, 2011
    Techtextil North America will be held March 15-17, 2011 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas, NV. Over 150 exhibitors will showcase their company’s capabilities to more than 2000 attendees.    The entire spectrum of tec…

  • Fosshield Technology Used In Respirator Mask

    March 10, 2011
    SpectraShield 9500 has FDA and NIOSH clearance.

  • Hydrophilic Polypropylene Fibers Having Antimicrobial Activity

    February 1, 2011
    Polypropylene fibers and devices that include a fatty acid monoglyceride added to the polypropylene as a melt additive are described in this recently issued patent. A hydrophilic enhancer material can be advantageously added to the polypropylene as a…

  • Nonwovens For The Automotive Market:

    Sandra Levy , Associate Editor || December 7, 2010
    the use of nonwovens is accelerating in the automotive industry, thanks to attributes such as lower weights, flexibility, the ability to absorb noise and improved aesthetics

  • Filtration Media

    Leah Genuario, Contributing Editor || November 10, 2010
    the filtration media market stays strong by pursuing innovation and expansion opportunities

  • Get Ready For Light Activated Antimicrobials

    Sandra Levy, associate editor || October 8, 2010
    LAAMScience Inc, a four-year-old company based in Morrisville, NC, is unveiling Serqet, a light activated antibacterial and antiviral coating technology that can be applied to wovens, nonwovens, natural and synthetic fabrics and a variety of polymers…

  • Contract Service Manufacturers Review

    Sandra Levy, Associate Editor || October 8, 2010
    Contract service manufacturers are leading the way in every nonwovens market and nonwovens technology. From state-of-the-art automated lines to precision slitting to producing high quality spools to computerized traverse winding systems to pressure s…

  • The Explosion in Niche Wipes

    The Explosion in Niche Wipes

    Sandra Levy, Associate Editor || September 15, 2010
    get ready for a slew of niche wipes that are worth writing home about

  • Nonwovens: Breathing New Life Into The Medical Market

    Sandra Levy, Associate Editor || August 12, 2010
    As hospital-acquired infections increase, nonwovens producers are responding STAT with one-time use fabrics imbued with increased barrier protection, comfort and cost efficiencies.

  • Antimicrobials Save The Day

    Sandra Levy, Associate Editor || June 2, 2010
    Fighting germs, bacteria and odors is a no-brainer for nonwovens producers thanks to a barrage of antimicrobial treatments.

  • Meet Fibers' Green Dream Team

    Sandra Levy, Associate Editor || June 2, 2010
    Natural and synthetic fiber producers are on the same team when it comes to offering ecofriendly fibers for nonwovens

  • Nonwovens Are Taking Center Stage

    Sandra Levy, Associate Editor || April 12, 2010
    Nonwovens applications are taking the industry in some tantalizing new directions.

  • Techtextil 2010 Preview

    March 18, 2010
    A look at technical textiles show set for Atlanta, GA in May

  • Disposable Absorbent Article Having A Patterned Odor/Antimicrobial Reduction Layer

    February 2, 2010
    A disposable absorbent article having a patterned odor/antimicrobial reduction layer has been issued a patent. The present invention is directed to a disposable absorbent article. The disposable absorbent article of the present invention includes: a…

  • Foss Manufacturing

    Foss Manufacturing

    January 1, 2010
    Location: Hampton, NH Sales: $96 million Description: Key Personnel A. J. Nassar, CEO, Mike DeGrace, president Plants Hampton, NH Processes Needlepunch Brand Names Eco-fi, Fosscloth, Fosshield, FossFibre, Ozite, TopGuard, Kunin Fel…

  • New Technology for Wipes

    Sandra Levy, Associate Editor || September 15, 2009
    Innovation is alive and well throughout the industry.

  • World of Wipes Attracts Record-Setting Attendance

    September 15, 2009
    The World of Wipes was once again a success. The INDA-organized conference was held June 22-24, 2009 in Atlanta, GA and, despite the global economic crisis, attracted a record-setting crowd as attendees from all segments of the wipes industry. A hi…

  • Wet Naps to Bring Green Wipes to the U.S.

    August 10, 2009
    Israeli-based wipes maker targets auto market.

  • Technology Innovations & New Business Opportunities: A New Session At INTC

    Mark Snider, Principal: Smith, Johnson & Associates || June 10, 2009
    This is a challenging year for global nonwovens and technical textile in­dustries and everyone is scrambling for a position in the global market during an economic downturn. The New York Times reported that the competitive edge of the U.S. econo…

  • Antimicrobials To The Rescue

    Ellen Wuagneux, Associate Editor || June 10, 2009
    additives boost the power of nonwovens to fight off germs, bacteria and odors

  • Under Fire

    Ellen Wuagneux, Associate Editor || March 17, 2009
    FR suppliers in the home furnishing sector deliver creative solutions in the face of unprecedented cost pressures and declining demand

  • Not the Time For Needlepunch

    Karen McIntyre, Editor || March 17, 2009
    with their major market in dire straits, makers of needlepunched nonwovens are preparing for better days

  • Finishing First

    February 17, 2009
    DyStar was formed in 1995 as a company that solely specializes in textile coloration.

  • Wipe Comprising A Pathogen Selective Antimicrobial

    February 3, 2009
    A wet wipe for improving skin health was granted a patent. The wipe is made of a wipe substrate and a liquid formulation. The liquid formulation comprises a Yucca species extract and a broad spectrum antimicrobial.…

  • Foss Manufacturing

    Foss Manufacturing

    January 1, 2009
    Location: HAMPTON, NH Sales: $80 Million Description: Key Personnel A.J. Nassar, CEO; Mike DeGrace, president Plants Hampton, NH ISO Status All businesses are QS 9000, ISO 9001, and ISO 17025 certified and are close to ISO 14,000 (…

  • Medical Market Maturation

    Ellen Wuagneux, Associate Editor || August 13, 2008
    flat volumes in North America have producers turning to Europe and Asia for growth

  • Monadnock Launches Meltblown Program

    June 16, 2008
    Program aimed at developers seeking to transition from R+D-scale to industrial-scale manufacturing.

  • QC With A Female Twist

    Ellen Wuagneux || May 21, 2008
    Debra Cherney's microbiological services firm offers solutions for customers' quality assurance, technical support and consultation needs.

  • Foss Unveils Needlepunch Machine

    May 19, 2008
    The state-of-the-art needlepunch line was designed and built by Erko-Trützschler.

  • PURE, Rockline Announce Partnership

    April 7, 2008
    Wipes maker to aid in distribution, development.

  • Let's Get Technical

    Karen Bitz McIntyre || March 20, 2008
    The role of nonwovens in technical applications is increasing, creating new markets and improving profits for many of our industry's key manufacturers. This month, in preparation for the bi-annual Techtextil North America trade show, scheduled for Ap…

  • The Evolving Roles Of Nonwovens In Technical Textiles

    Dr. Dong Zhang, Textile Research Associate || March 20, 2008
    The textile industry is one of the largest consumer-supported industries with significant impact on the worldwide economy. Advancements in applications of nonwovens technology to improve textile properties offer a great economic potential for the in…

  • PolyChem Building Tech Center

    February 28, 2008
    Efforts will focus on geo-friendly products.

  • First Self-Heating Personal Cleansing Wipe Launched

    February 1, 2008
    Donovan Industries has released the first self-heating disposable cleansing wipe.

  • Seamless Absorbent Incontinence Garment

    January 29, 2008
    Patented is a seamless absorbent garment, washable and reusable for retention of body fluids when worn on a person’s lower body part. The garment comprises a crotch portion with a pocket, which has a closed end and an open end that is adapted for r…

  • Foss Manufacturing

    Foss Manufacturing

    January 1, 2008
    Location: HAMPTON, NH Sales: $108 million Description: Key Personnel A.J. Nassar, CEO Plants Hampton, NH ISO Status All businesses are QS 9000, ISO 9001, and ISO 17025 certified and are close to ISO 14,000 (environmental registration b…

  • Freudenberg Licenses Dow Corning Technology

    October 3, 2007
    Dow Corning’s Plasma Solutions group has licensed its APPLD technology to Freudenberg Forschungsdienste KG.

  • A New Mission

    August 9, 2007
    Based in the Northeastern coastal town of Hampton, NH, Foss Manufacturing Company has been a global leader in the design and manufacture of nonwoven fabrics and specialty synthetic fiber technology for more than 50 years.

  • Technical Textiles Come to Frankfurt

    Technical Textiles Come to Frankfurt

    Helena Engqvist, Nonwovens Staff || July 16, 2007
    last month's Techtextil and Advantex fairs break

  • Fiberweb Sells Bleachery

    July 4, 2007
    Barnhardt to expand operation through purchase.

  • Wallcoverings Feature Foss Antimicrobial Technology

    June 12, 2007
    Needlepunched material resist bacteria growth.

  • The Great Shake-up

    The Great Shake-up

    Ellen Wuagneux, Associate Editor || June 7, 2007
    recent M&A activity has stirred up challenges

  • Green Fiber Launched By Foss

    May 1, 2007
    Polyester made from 100% recycled plasti bottles.

  • Emulsion Polymers

    April 12, 2007
    Dow Reichhold Specialty Latex has announced the naming of its novel technologies (patents pending) to produce emulsion polymers that offer a range of antimicrobial functionality. The company has selected PolySÇf Antimicrobial Polymers as the n…