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  • The International Top 40

    June 6, 2005
    a look at the top companies in nonwovens

  • R&D Gains New Focus

    June 6, 2005
    roll goods producers must innovate to ensure continued success

  • Machinery & Equipment Review

    June 6, 2005
    increased competition hits hygiene market

  • Airlaid Grabs Hold In Food Packaging

    June 6, 2005
    manufacturers develop new uses for technology

  • Swedish Nonwovens Maker Goes Dutch

    June 2, 2005
    Swedish nonwovens marketer Scandinavian Nonwovens is establishing a subsidiary in The Netherlands to help serve the European market. Scandinavian Nonwoven BV will carry a wide range of nonwovens including spunbond, spunlaced, thermal bonded, needlepu…

  • Foundation of Dienes Subsidiary in France

    June 2, 2005
    Dienes Group, Overath, Germany, has founded Dienes France in Samoreau near Paris, France. The purpose of this company is to take care of existing customers and canvass new customers while expediting quick order handling and local presence in France,…

  • K-C Expands Relationship With iVillage Parenting Networ

    June 2, 2005
    iVillage Parenting Network, a division of iVillage Inc., and Kimberly-Clark have expanded their relationship with Kimberly-Clark Corporation through a charter sponsorship of the new iVillage Childbirth Education Connection program. Through its yea…

  • 35th Annual Buyers Guide

    June 1, 2005
    This annual guide lists nearly every supplier and producer of nonwovens around the globe in one comprehensive listing. This guide is divided into six sectionsmachinery and equipment suppliers, raw material producers, roll goods manufacturers, contract se

  • IDEA Award Winners Announced

    June 1, 2005
    industry honors innovation in a number of categories

  • 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

  • Chinese Outlook

    June 1, 2005
    sunrise business is expanding

  • EXPO IN PRINT

    June 1, 2005
    companies showcase products, services

  • BATTLE OF INDUSTRIAL WIPES

    June 1, 2005
    EPA needs more equitable solutions

  • ROOFING AND CONSTRUCTION MARKET

    June 1, 2005
    housing styles fuel nonwovens growth

  • ADULT INCONTINENCE COVERAGE

    June 1, 2005
    market forecast, manufacturers directory and review of machinery companies serving the market

  • UP ON A TIGHT ROPE

    June 1, 2005
    spunlace producers strive to strike a balance

  • Consumer Wipes Continue Boom

    June 1, 2005
    new growth opportunities eyed for future

  • Safety First, Comfort Second

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

  • Not Just Diapers

    June 1, 2005
    producers look to new areas for growth

  • Vision Gears Up for New Orleans

    June 1, 2005
    Annual competition will be a highlight of consumer products conference

  • Taking On the Diaper Challenge

    June 1, 2005
    Intense competition continues for baby diaper machinery suppliers in a crowded global market

  • Nonwovens Potential And The Unique Indian Situation

    June 1, 2005
    future looks bright for disposables and durables in India

  • Spunmelt Nonwovens Roll On

    June 1, 2005
    industry deals with supply shortages, pricing pressures and looks to new applications

  • A Clean Sweep: Is It Within Reach?

    June 1, 2005
    household wipes have registered off-the-chart growth in recent years, but now manufacturers will need to innovate even more to compete

  • IS TWO BETTER THAN ONE?

    June 1, 2005
    partnerships lead to questions over the future direction of the packaging market

  • SPUNLACE: MARKET ON THE MOVE

    June 1, 2005
    manufacturers scramble to take advantage of wipes market growth, but can it last?

  • AI FOLLOWS THE LEADER

    June 1, 2005
    producers take heed of success in baby diaper market and now offer bells and whistles for improved performance in AI products

  • U.K. Study Ranks Disposable Diapers As Safe as Cloth

    May 26, 2005
    A study conducted by the U.K. Environment Agency has found little or no difference between the environmental impact of cloth and disposable diapers. A Government-commissioned life cycle assessment (LCA), published in May, shows through independent an…

  • Kleen Test To Add Seven New Buildings

    May 26, 2005
    Kleen Test Products is planning a major expansion that would result in the company adding seven new buildings and more than 700,000 square feet of space at its Port Washington, WI site, according to reports. The expansion would be complete in five to…

  • U.S. Filter Demand Forecast to Rise

    May 26, 2005
    Demand for filters in the U.S. is expected to increase 4.3% a year to more than $11 billion in 2009, according to a study conducted by the Freedonia Group. Advances will be driven by ongoing sales in the aftermarket, which accounts for the vast major…

  • PCMC To Host Conference Next Month

    May 19, 2005
    Paper Converting Machine Company (PCMC) has announced that on June 8-9, 2005 at Northeast Wisconsin Technical Conference, the First Annual Nonwovens Converting Technical Conference will be held in Green Bay, WI. It will reportedly be the first of sev…

  • Saurer Acquires Fehrer AG

    May 19, 2005
    Textile machinery specialist Saurer has added another expertise to its portfolio. The M?chengladbach, Germany-based company acquired needleloom specialist Fehrer AG, providing it with the technology to produce carded nonwovens from long fibers. This…

  • K-C Launches Moist Cloths

    May 19, 2005
    Kimberly-Clark Corporation has introduced Kleenex Moist Cloths in North America. Kleenex Moist Cloths are thick, soft, disposable hand and face cloths created for use around the home. The product provides a solution to an unmet consumer need for a di…

  • NTI Stikes Licensing Deal

    May 19, 2005
    PGI Nonwovens has licensed NonWovens Technologies, Inc.'s nanofiber extrusion technology, according to NTI general manager Greg Ward. Based in Oyster Bay, NY-based NTI has developed and patented meltblown technology for the production of nanofibers f…

  • TSI To Set Up In China

    May 19, 2005
    TSI, a joint venture company of Toray Industries and Saehan Industries based in Seoul, Korea will begin Chinese production of polypropylene-based nonwovens in China next year. After launching a feasibility study examining China's potential last year,…

  • Visionary Award Competition Kicks Off

    May 19, 2005
    Nominations are now being accepted for the 2006 Visionary Award, which in its five years of existence has become one of the most prestigious awards in the nonwoven and consumer products industries. The award, presented by INDA, annually recognizes co…

  • DuPont To Erect Site Near Seoul

    May 19, 2005
    The world's second largest nonwovens producer DuPont has finalzed an agreement with the Republic of Korea to build a $12 million nonwovens market development manufacturing facility in the province of Gyeong-gi, near Seoul. Vice president and general…

  • Depend Gets Facelift

    May 10, 2005
    Kimberly-Clark is revamping the packaging of its Depend adult incontinence products. The new packaging will make it easy for users and caregivers to quickly find the right product solutions to help manage incontinence and will appeal to baby boomers…

  • Freudenberg & Vilene Acquire Chinese Interlinings Leader

    May 10, 2005
    Freudenberg & Vilene International Ltd., Hong Kong, the long established joint venture of Freudenberg and Japan Vilene Co., acquired 100% of the shares of Nantong Hymo Co. in Nantong, Jiangsu Province, China. Nantong Hymo is the market leader in…

  • Athea Laboratories Makes Acquisition

    May 10, 2005
    Athea Laboratories, Inc., a Milwaukee, WI-based wet wipes and specialty chemical manufacturer, has recently obtained the assets of Converted Products' wipes division. The recent move is expected to expand the capabilities of Athea's wipes division to…

  • Tufco Launches new Flexographic Technology

    May 10, 2005
    Contract manufacturing specialist Tufco Technologies, Inc., Green Bay, WI, has unveiled new capabilities to print nonwoven substrates for wipes and other products. A converter of contract packaged wipes and towelettes, Tufco uses state-of-the-art fle…

  • Hof Expands U.S. Operation

    May 10, 2005
    Nonwovens producer Hof Textiles will invest in new equipment at its Lincolnton, NC manufacturing facility. The $2.7 million unspecified investment will create at least five new jobs paying $9-17 per hour. A subsidiary of Germany's eswegee Vliesstoff…

  • Price increases from DuPont

    May 10, 2005
    DuPont Nonwovens has announced price increases for its Sontara and Advance Composite Technology (ACT) nonwoven fabrics, effective immediately. Marketed under the brand names DuPont Suprel, Softesse and Sontara, these products are used in the health c…

  • Mlnlycke changes ownership

    May 10, 2005
    Nordic Capital and other major shareholders have entered into a definitve agreement to sell Mölnlycke Health Care to funds advised by Apax Partners, one of the world's leading private equity investment groups. Headquartered in Sweden, Mölnl…

  • Tencel Acquisition Leads to Name Change for Lenzing

    May 4, 2005
    Following its acquisition of Tencel, the Lenzing Group, Lenzing, Austria, has changed names of some of its member companies. Lenzing Lyocell, based in Heiligenkruez, Austria will now be known as Lenzing Fibers GmbH; Tencel Ltd., Grimsby, U.K., has be…

  • Nonwovens Study Published

    May 4, 2005
    International Newsletters has published “World Markets for Nonwovens and Other Unspun Products to 2010.” This report has been produced by experts assembled by the internationally renowned organization Comite International de la Rayonne et…

  • PGI Sales Continue To Climb

    May 4, 2005
    First quarter sales grew 18.5% to reach $244.4 million during the first quarter ended April 2, 2005 at Polymer Group Inc., N. Charleston, SC. Profits increased 15.6% to $43.9 million. Sales growth was reportedly driven by higher volumes in all of the…

  • Nonwovens Research Academy: Encore Scheduled

    May 4, 2005
    EDANA’s Nonwovens Research Academy kicked off at INDEX 05 in Geneva last month. A newly launched initiative of EDANA, Europe’s nonwovens-related trade organization, the aim of the Academy is to provide an exchange of ideas and research re…

  • Judge approves Knowlton's plan

    May 4, 2005
    A U.S. Bankruptcy Court has approved a reorganization plan for Watertown, NY-based Knowlton Specialty Papers Inc. that will allow the papermaker to pay off all of its creditors in full. The company has also settled a claim with insurance companies st…