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  • Strong & Steady

    Strong & Steady

    Ellen Wuagneux, Associate Editor || April 12, 2007
    roofing and construction markets see solid growth and promise potential for future expansion

  • Antimicrobial Composite Material

    February 20, 2007
    Patented is composite material comprising a microparticle support consisting essentially of polymeric organic particles. Metallic and non-metallic ions are grafted to the surface of the support. The particles are a copolymer of at least three monomer…

  • Filtrex 2006 - Over 300 Delegates Flock to EDANA's Filtration Conference

    January 3, 2007
    EDANA's second edition of the FILTREX conference and exhibition, which took place in Munich on 24th -25th October was judged a major success, according to an opinion survey of its 303 participants.

  • Advances in Fibrous Materials, Nonwoven and Technical Textiles

    Seshadri Ramkumar, Texas Tech University || January 3, 2007
    Cotton City in India Hosts First International Collaborative Conference

  • KNH Enterprises

    KNH Enterprises

    January 1, 2007
    Location: Taipei, Taiwan Sales: $71 Million Description: Key Personnel J.C. Tai, chairman and owner; Dr. Kirk Hwang, president; George Wang, general manager China operations; Alvin Hu, wastewater business unit officer; Dr. Y. S. Chiu, technica…

  • Foss Manufacturing

    Foss Manufacturing

    January 1, 2007
    Location: Hampton, NH Sales: $100 million Description: Plants Hampton, NH ISO Status All businesses are both QS 9000 and ISO 9001 certified and are close to ISO 14,000 (environmental registration based on efforts to reduce emissions, solid…

  • Defensive Drivers

    Defensive Drivers

    Ellen Wuagneux, Associate Editor || December 4, 2006
    automotive suppliers continue to face a rocky road as they dodge cost pressures & competition

  • Antimicrobial Technology

    November 16, 2006
    Dow Reichold Specialty Latex has developed novel technologies to produce emulsion polymers offering a range of antimicrobial functionality. The company is currently evaluating various end use applications that would benefit from the performance-enhan…

  • The Comforts Of Home

    The Comforts Of Home

    Ellen Wuagneux, Associate Editor || October 16, 2006
    nonwovens make themselves comfortable in the home furnishing sector, from bedding and window treatments to wallcovering applications

  • Beyond Consumer, Wipes Growth Continues

    Beyond Consumer, Wipes Growth Continues

    Karen McIntyre, Editor || October 16, 2006
    nonwovens' displacement of laundered rags continues in industrial and institutional markets

  • Foss Manufacturing

    September 11, 2006
    Foss Manufacturing Hampton, NH www.fossmfg.com $100 million Key Personnel A.J. Nassar, CEO Plants Hampton, NH ISO Status All businesses are both QS 9000 and ISO 9001 certified and are close to ISO 14,000 (environmental registration based on…

  • Hollingsworth & Vose

    September 7, 2006
    Hollingsworth & Vose Walpole, MA www.hollingsworth-vose.com $187 million Key Personnel Val Hollingsworth, president and CEO; David von Loesecke, vice president and general manager, engine and industrial filtration and high efficiency and…

  • High-Tech Hybrids

    High-Tech Hybrids

    Ellen Wuagneux, Associate Editor || August 17, 2006
    By whatever name you call them, composites are proving that innovative substrate and fiber combinations are an increasingly beneficial option for new product developers

  • Nonwovens and Uncle Sam: Perfect Together

    May 17, 2006
    One might look at this month's cover of Nonwovens Industry and wonder what U.S. Armed Forces have to do with nonwovens. Well, the U.S. Marine Corps is investing significant resources in developing nonwoven composite fabric technology for combat utili…

  • Development Of Nonwoven Fabrics For Military Applications

    Development Of Nonwoven Fabrics For Military Applications

    Stephen Szczesuil, Natick Soldier System || May 17, 2006
    nonwoven composite technology lends key performance characteristics to uniforms, equipment

  • EDANA Tackles Infection Control

    EDANA Tackles Infection Control

    May 17, 2006
    first-ever IN CONTROL! conference held in Prague

  • New Applications Seen At Techtextil 2006

    New Applications Seen At Techtextil 2006

    Nonwovens Staff, Nonwovens Staff || April 17, 2006
    Held March 28-30, 2006 at Cobb Galleria Center in Atlanta, GA, Techtextil North America 2006 attracted 4000 visitors who viewed 288 exhibitors from a record-breaking 25 countries. Techtextil North America showcased the higher performance areas of…

  • Foss Manufacturing

    Foss Manufacturing

    January 1, 2006
    Location: Hampton, NH Sales: $100 million Description: Key Personnel A.J. Nassar, CEO Plants Hampton, NH ISO Status All businesses are both QS 9000 and ISO 9001 certified and are close to ISO 14,000 (environmental registration based…

  • Hollingsworth & Vose

    Hollingsworth & Vose

    January 1, 2006
    Location: Walpole, MA Sales: $187 Million Description: Key Personnel Val Hollingsworth, president and CEO; David von Loesecke, vice president and general manager, engine and industrial filtration and high efficiency and specialty filtration; Tom Wh…

  • Antimicrobial Alcohol Gel Hand Wipe

    December 8, 2005
    PDI, Professional Disposables Inter­national, the healthcare division of Nice-Pak Products, Inc., has introduced Sani-Dex ALC antimicrobial alcohol gel hand wipes. They are proven effective at killing 99.99% of harmful bacteria but also remove so…

  • Hygienic Textile

    October 3, 2005
    The Bioactive collection from Dyckhoff contains soft terry toweling bed covers, pillows and sheets made of 48% Trevira Bioactive and 52% cotton. The bedding products are available in several colors: pale yellow, pale blue, terra cotta, cream and whit…

  • Foss Opens Regional Office

    August 24, 2005
    Foss Manufacturing Company, Hampton, NH, a specialist in both synthetic fibers and nonwoven roll goods, has opened a southeast regional office in Charlotte, NC to better serve the company’s growing clientele in the specialty fabric, upholstery…

  • Look What Happened At INDEX 02

    August 17, 2005
    a review of the year’s largest nonwovens exposition

  • Harvesting The Benefits Of Natural Fibers

    August 17, 2005
    new uses and markets are constantly being established for these highly preferred fibers

  • Home Is Where The Nonwoven Is

    August 17, 2005
    whether for a bedroom or living room, nonwovens send customers home happy

  • Wipe Products Change The Way We Work And Play

    August 17, 2005
    a look at the market for nonwoven wipes

  • Full Speed Ahead For Nonwovens

    August 17, 2005
    auto manufacturers focus on costs, recyclability and lower weights for the future

  • Disposables On The Rise In The Medical Market

    August 17, 2005
    increased awareness of nonwovens’ advantages in the medical

  • IDEA 01 Review

    August 17, 2005
    triennial event marked as largest gathering of nonwovens industry in North America

  • Oh, What A Tangled Web We Weave

    August 17, 2005
    roll goods producers focus on their websites in the hope of ensnaring customers

  • Review & Forecast

    August 17, 2005
    executives discuss how the nonwovens industry fared in 2000 and make predictions for 2001

  • Diagnosis: Nonwovens

    August 17, 2005
    nonwovens manufacturers are optimistic about the future of the medical market

  • Field Of Dreams

    August 17, 2005
    looking to score a home run, cotton suppliers are finding that if they grow it, customers will come

  • Nonwovens Make Themselves At Home

    August 17, 2005
    nonwovens strengthen their hold in homes around the world

  • The Little Wipe That Could

    August 17, 2005
    nonwovens begin to 'wipe up' the competition

  • Are We There Yet?

    August 17, 2005
    air laid manufacturers head toward a market break-through

  • Scalpel. . . Suction. . . Nonwoven

    August 17, 2005
    our 'check-up' on recent trends and issues in the medical market

  • Counting On Cotton

    August 17, 2005
    with a strong foothold in retail markets, cotton suppliers are turning to nonwovens as a key market for future growth

  • fiberglass continues to hold its rightful place in nonwovens despite competition from synthetics

    Ellen Lees Wuagneux || August 17, 2005
    fiberglass continues to hold its rightful place in nonwovens despite competition from synthetics

  • Making a better nonwoven with technology

    June 16, 2005
    tips to avoid commoditization and add value using raw materials

  • Natural Fibers Win Laurels

    June 14, 2005
    lured by a variety of benefits, nonwovens continue to go natural in many applications

  • Nonwovens Flow Into Filtration

    June 14, 2005
    stringent standards and heightened awareness lead to innovation

  • FINDING ROOM TO BREATHE

    June 6, 2005
    breathability and barrier resistance are key requirements in the medical sector

  • NEEDLEPUNCH RECOVERY

    June 6, 2005
    manufacturers are finding new life for the process in specialty applications

  • Fiber Finishes Expanding

    June 1, 2005
    increasing scope of nonwovens is attractive to suppliers

  • Fiber Technology Slowly Evolved

    June 1, 2005
    rising costs are making material alternatives attractive

  • Safety First, Comfort Second

    June 1, 2005
    protective apparel makers try new materials to boost compliance

  • Foss Manufacturing

    Foss Manufacturing

    January 1, 2005
    Location: Hampton, NH Sales: $157 million Description: Key Personnel Stephen Foss, president and CEO, David Rowell, executive vice president and COO, (New CFO to be named shortly.) Plants Hampton, NH; Pulversheim, France ISO Status All…

  • Hollingsworth & Vose

    Hollingsworth & Vose

    January 1, 2005
    Location: Walpole, MA Sales: $175 Million Description: Key Personnel Val Hollingsworth, president and CEO; Charles Miller, vice president and general manager, engine and industrial filtration; Tom White, vice president and general manager battery p…

  • PGI Launches Filtration Media

    December 9, 2004
    Polymer Group, Inc. and Midwest Filtration Co. will jointly market a new pool and spa filtration product in North America, bringing a high performance alternative media to the growing cartridge market segment. Aquapex is a pleatable 100% polyester (P…