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  • 2008 A Disappointment for Suominen

    March 1, 2009
    Suominen Corporation has released its fourth quarter and full year results for 2008. The company generated net fourth quarter sales of 49.8 million, a drop from 54.1 million during the year-earlier quarter. Net sales for the full year totaled 214.6 m…

  • 2008 A Disappointment For Suominen

    February 28, 2009
    Suominen Corporation has released its fourth quarter and full year results for 2008.

  • Huggies Expands Wipes Line

    February 19, 2009
    Soft Skin baby wipes won't strip moisture from baby's skin.

  • 2008 A Disappointment For Suominen

    February 12, 2009
    Lower hygiene volumes, increased waste have negative impact.

  • A Kinder, Gentler Nonwoven

    Karen McIntyre, Editor || February 11, 2009
    alternative raw materials prove that disposable doesn't have to mean irresponsible when it comes to the Earth.

  • Household Wipes: Looking For The Next Clean Sweep

    Karen McIntyre, Editor || February 11, 2009
    economic woes, market maturity and a slackening in new product introductions are just some of the challenges facing wipes in household segments

  • PLMA Show Shows Strengths and Weaknesses

    Susan Stransbury, Contributor || January 19, 2009
    interesting new products show up at store brands expo in Chicago

  • Georgia-Pacific

    Georgia-Pacific

    January 1, 2009
    Location: ATLANTA, GA Sales: $150 Million Description: Plants Green Bay, WI (two facilities); Avigliano, Italy Processes Airlaid, carded Brand Names Airtex, Dritex Major Markets Baby wipes, industrial and food service wipes, feminine hygiene,…

  • First Quality

    First Quality

    January 1, 2009
    Location: GREAT NECK, NY Sales: $250 Million Description: Plants Hazleton, PA; McElhattan, PA Processes Spunmelt Applications Hygiene, medical First Quality Nonwovens continues to invest in both its nonwovens and its packaged goods busine…

  • Klenzpod Dispensing System Wins WOW Award

    June 19, 2008
    Winner announced at WOW event yesterday in Chicago.

  • Wipe Hype

    June 18, 2008
    baby care still dominates personal wipes market as consumers worry over excess spending and narrow in on essentials

  • 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.

  • Safeway Launches Baby Care Line

    May 13, 2008
    mom to mom line features more than 80 items

  • 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…

  • The Great Divide

    Ellen Wuagneux, Associate Editor || March 20, 2008
    spunlace manufacturers point to a widening gap between low-cost commodity offerings and high-end niche products

  • Household Wipes Market Struggles To Win Over New Customers

    Adrian Atterby, Euromonitor International || February 6, 2008
    After a period of sustained development, global value sales of household cleaning wipes have stagnated recently. Even in markets where consumers have access to the highest levels of disposable income, such as North America or Western Europe, sales h…

  • K-C Sees Top-Line Growth In 2007

    February 5, 2008
    Net sales in the fourth quarter improved 10.5% to $4.8 billion, setting a new quarterly record.

  • Consumers Continue to Win with Disposable Baby Diapers

    Karen McIntyre, Editor || January 10, 2008
    competition keeps price down, innovation up

  • Georgia-Pacific

    Georgia-Pacific

    January 1, 2008
    Location: Atlanta, GA Sales: $150 Million Description: Plants Green Bay, WI (two facilities); Glen, France; Avigliano, Italy Processes   Airlaid, carded Brand Names Airtex, Dritex Major Markets Baby wipes, industrial and food service wipes,…

  • Hain Celestial Completes Acquisition of TenderCare International

    December 12, 2007
    Purchase expands natural offerings.

  • P&G Expands Pampers Baby Wipes Offering

    September 7, 2007
    Stages baby diaper and training pant line-up broadened to include corresponding wipes.

  • Global Wipes Demand On The Rise

    August 27, 2007
    The Freedonia Group has published a report on global demand for consumer and industrial wipes.

  • What Is Your Nonwoven Made Of?

    What Is Your Nonwoven Made Of?

    Karen McIntyre, Editor || June 7, 2007
    new fiber technology changes the face of nonwovens

  • A Review of the Personal Wipes Market and Opportunities For Future Growth

    A Review of the Personal Wipes Market and Opportunities For Future Growth

    Adrian Atterby, Nonwovens Staff || June 7, 2007
    trend continues despite lifestyle change

  • K-C Reports Huge Profit Spike

    May 2, 2007
    Personal care product giant Kimberly-Clark, Dallas, TX, has reported a whopping 64% increase in first-quarter profit, helped by cost cutting and strength in emerging markets. K-C, which has struggled in recent quarters with rising commodity costs, re…

  • Study Reports Wipes Growth

    April 19, 2007
    Demand for wipes in the U.S. is forecast to increase 6.1% per year to $2.2 billion in 2011, propelled by a continual spate of new product introductions and further segmentation of the market. The number and variety of wipes on the market continue to…

  • Spunlace: Still Wiping Up?

    Spunlace: Still Wiping Up?

    Ellen Wuagneux, Editor || March 12, 2007
    overcapacity and pricing issues worry producers, but there is hope that product differentiation will lead the way

  • Wipes Study Released

    March 7, 2007
    Demand for wipes in the U.S. is forecast to increase 6.1% per annum to $2.2 billion in 2011, propelled by a continual spate of new product introductions and further segmentation of the market. The number and variety of wipes on the market will contin…

  • K-C Launches Thicker Baby Wipe

    February 21, 2007
    Kimberly-Clark Corporation has added several new and improved baby and toddler hygiene products to its well-known Huggies brand including an improved Huggies Supreme baby wipe, a new naturally refreshing line of Huggies baby wipes and toiletries and…

  • Household Wipes: Searching For The Next Swiffer

    Household Wipes: Searching For The Next Swiffer

    Karen McIntyre, Editor || February 12, 2007
    growth slows as the market awaits its next blockbuster

  • K-C Sales Hit New Quarterly High

    January 30, 2007
    At Kimberly-Clark Corporation, Dallas, TX, net sales in the fourth quarter of 2006 rose 7.4% to $4.3 billion, a new quarterly high. Operating profit was $611 million in the fourth quarter of 2006, compared with $572 million in 2005. For the full year…

  • Kuraray

    Kuraray

    January 1, 2007
    Location: Osaka, Japan Sales: $73 million Description: Key Personnel Mikihiro Hama, president, Kuraray Kuraflex Plants Okayama, Saijo and Ibaragi Processes Resin bonded, thermal bonded, spunlaced, meltblown steam jet Brand Names Ku…

  • Georgia-Pacific

    Georgia-Pacific

    January 1, 2007
    Location: Atlanta, GA Sales: $150 Million Description: Personnel Mitsuo Kanno, president; Minoro Tanaka, managing director; Yoshiaki Mizutani, director; Kazuo Hamada, managing director Plants Shiga, Tokyo, Japan Processes Resin bonded, needlep…

  • Sandler

    Sandler

    January 1, 2007
    Location: Schwarzenbach/Saale, Germany Sales: $140 million Description: Key Personnel Dipl. Kfm. Christian Heinrich Sandler, Dr. Christian Heinrich Sandler, Dieter Magiera, members of the management board Plant Schwarzenbach/Saale, Germany ISO St…

  • Buckeye

    Buckeye

    January 1, 2007
    Location: Memphis, TN Sales: $259 million Description: Key Personnel Marko Rajamaa,  senior vice president, nonwovens; Chip Aiken, senior vice president, manufacturing;  Mike Brown,  nonwovens sales manager—Americas and Far Eas…

  • Dual Purpose Automatic Wipe Folding Machine

    December 19, 2006
    Elsner's ZFV-1-20 fully automatic wet and dry wipe folder offers the ultimate in flexibility and versatility thanks to the ZFV-1-20's ability to switch easily from wet or dry products whenever needed. Products such as cosmetic wipes, baby wipes, floo…

  • K-C Increases Ownership in Brazilian Affiliate

    November 29, 2006
    Absorbent product giant Kimberly-Clark, Dallas, TX, has increased its ownership of its Brazilian affiliate, Kimberly-Clark Kenko Industria e Comercio Ltda. (Kenko), from 70% to 100%. Kimberly-Clark acquired the remaining minority interest from Alserc…

  • K-C Sees Increased Sales & Profits

    October 31, 2006
    Profits rose 12% in the July-September 2006 period for absorbent product giant Kimberly-Clark, Dallas, TX, as sales increased, especially in developing markets. Net sales in the third quarter rose 5.2% to $4.2 billion, a new quarterly record. Sales w…

  • K-C Extends iVillage Partnership

    October 19, 2006
    Kimberly-Clark has entered an exclusive partnership with NBC Universal's iVillage Properties and GE Healthcare (GEHC) to provide in-hospital educational television programming to parents of newborn children. Under this agreement, K-C's Huggies brand…

  • Airlaid: The Comeback Kid

    Airlaid: The Comeback Kid

    Ellen Wuagneux, Associate Editor || October 16, 2006
    once plagued by overcapacity and pricing challenges, are airlaids ready to get back in the ring?

  • Georgia-Pacific

    September 11, 2006
    Georgia-Pacific Atlanta, GA www.gp.com $145 million Key Personnel  Mike Burandt, president, Consumer Business, North America; Bill Shultz, president, European Consumer Business; Kathy Walters, president, Commercial Business; Remi Perin, sales…

  • PGI Nonwovens

    September 7, 2006
    Polymer Group, Inc. Charlotte, NC www.polymergroupinc.com $948 million Key Personnel William Hewitt, acting chief executive officer; Willis (Billy) Moore, III, chief financial officer; Mike Hale, vice president and general manager—U.S. Nonwo…

  • Celanese Earns Patent

    August 30, 2006
    The Emulsions & PVOH business of Celanese has received a U.S. patent for its Dur-O-Set Elite Ultra binder technology which improves the wet strength characteristics of nonwovens and other substrates in both water and solvent applications.  T…

  • It

    It's Getting Personal

    Karen McIntyre, Editor || June 14, 2006
    personal care wipes makers look for the next blockbuster product

  • Fiber Producers Search For New Ideas

    Fiber Producers Search For New Ideas

    Karen McIntyre, Editor || June 14, 2006
    with pricing still high and demands for diversity increasing, fiber manufacturers are focusing on research and development for the nonwovens industry

  • Ginni Will Expand To Medical

    May 25, 2006
    After launching personal hygiene and beauty care products made from spunlaced nonwovens in India, Ginni Filaments is considering expanding into medical products using the innovation unit under its consumer products division.     Sanja…

  • Natureworks Celebrates Earth Month

    May 10, 2006
    In conjunction with Earth month, several new sustainable products using its Natureworks’ Ingeo brand of sustainable fibers. Among these are Earth Friendly Baby’s eco baby wipes, the first U.K. disposable product made with Ingeo fibers. Th…

  • Spunlace Market Report

    Spunlace Market Report

    Karen McIntyre, Editor || March 6, 2006
    with a slate of new capacity coming onstream, producers look beyond commodities to add value in wipes and other markets

  • Visions From Vision

    Karen McIntyre, Editor || February 10, 2006
    INDA�s latest consumer products conference is a success.

  • Household Care: A Homerun For Wipes

    Household Care: A Homerun For Wipes

    Karen McIntyre, Editor || February 10, 2006
    floor cleaning cloths boost household wipes market beyond baby wipes in North America