September 10, 2013 East Walpole, MA
2013 Nonwovens Sales: $322 million
Val Hollingsworth, president and CEO; David von Loesecke, vice president new business development; Mike Clark, president, high efficiency and specialty…
September 10, 2013 Tel Aviv, Israel
2013 Nonwovens Sales: $342 million
Michael Teacher, chairman; Shachar Rachim, interim CEO
Tel Aviv, Israel; Mocksville, NC, U.S.; Jingmen, City, Hubei Province, China: Uzlovaya, Russia
September 10, 2013 Schwarzenbach/Saale, Germany
2013 Nonwovens Sales: $367 million
Christian Heinrich Sandler, CEO; Wolfgang Höflich and Ulrich Hornfeck, members of the management board
September 10, 2013 Atlanta, GA
2013 Nonwovens Sales: $380 million
Green Bay, WI, U.S. (two facilities); Gaston County, NC, U.S.; Steinfurt, Germany
Baby wipes, industrial an…
September 10, 2013 Emsdetten, Germany
2013 Nonwovens Sales: $402 million
Wim Warnier, CEO
Germany, France, Belgium, Sweden, China
Air through bonded, chemical bonded, needlepunch, hydroentengled
September 10, 2013 Arnhem, The Netherlands
2013 Nonwovens Sales: $407 million
Orwig Speltdoorn, managing director EMEA; Bart Austin, managing director NAFTA; Gareth Kaminski-Cook, managing director APAC; Marc Krauth, global…
September 10, 2013 Helsinki, Finland
2013 Nonwovens Sales: $515 million
Nina Kopola, president and CEO; Tapio Engstrom, senior vice president,CFO; Timo Hiekkaranta, senior vice president, convenience; Lynda Kelly, senior vice preside…
September 10, 2013 Denver, CO
2013 Nonwovens Sales: $670 million
Mike Lawrence, senior vice president and general manager, engineered products Americas (EP Americas); Enno Henze, senior vice president and general manager, engi…
September 10, 2013 Simpsonville, SC, U.S.
2013 Nonwovens Sales: $697 million
Silverio Baranzano, CEO; Hal Singley, CFO
Gravatai, Brazil; Lima, Peru; San Jose Iterbide, Mexico; Simpsonville, SC, U.S.; Green Bay,…
September 10, 2013 York, PA, U.S.
2013 Nonwovens Sales: $835 million
(AMBU $268 million; CFBU $566 million)
Dante Parrini, chairman and CEO; John Jacunski, executive vice president and CFO; Christopher Astley, senior vice preside…
September 10, 2013 Charlotte, NC
2013 Nonwovens Sales: $1.2 billion ($2 billion, pro forma)
J. Joel Hackney, Jr.; president, CEO and director; Dennis E. Norman, executive vice president and CFO; Robert Dale, president, APAC a…
September 10, 2013 Helsinki, Finland
2013 Nonwovens Sales: $1.35 billion
Marco Levi, president and CEO; Sakari Ahdekivi, CFO; Fulvio Capussotti, executive vice president, advanced filtration; Jari Koikkalainen, executiv…
September 10, 2013 Wilmington, DE
2013 Nonwovens Sales: $1.4 billion
Marc Doyle, president, DuPont Protection Technologies; Kevin Corby, global technology director, DuPont Protection Technologies; Diego Boeri, global Tyvek and Sontara…
September 10, 2013 SCA is making a public cash offer for Vinda, the Chinese tissue manufacturer in which it currently has a 21.7% holding. The offfer is conditional upon SCA achieving an ownership share of Vinda in excess of 50%.
The offer is HKD11 per share, which is…
September 9, 2013 Graniteville Specialty Fabrics, a maker of specialty coatings and coated fabrics, was selected by the South Carolina Chamber of Commerce as the 2013 Manufacturer of the Year.
“South Carolina manufacturers were particularly hard hit in a diffic…
Helena Engqvist, Engqvist Consulting || September 6, 2013 Numerous innovations underscored the willingness of exhibitors to invest and act as visitor magnets at TechTextil 2013 in Frankfurt from June 10-13.
September 6, 2013 The largest bearing manufacturer in the world, Sweden's SKF, signed an agreement with Ann Arbor, MI-based Kaydon Corporation to acquire the maker of filtration materials for approximately $1.25 billion. The transaction is expected to close in the…
September 6, 2013 Ahlstrom announced price increases up to 10% in the fourth quarter of 2013 for its filtration materials globally. The price increases will be made to compensate for the continued rise in raw material costs such as specialty pulps, chemicals and energ…
September 6, 2013 Low and Bonar has formed an agreement to acquire Slovakian firm Texiplast for €18.9 million. Texiplast makes high strength woven, knitted and nonwoven geosynthetic products serving the civil engineering market. It produces a full range of geosyn…
September 6, 2013 UK-based Technical Absorbents (TAL) will exhibit at FILTECH in October with its Super Absorbent Fibre (SAF) technology. The expo is one of the largest and most important filtration events world-wide, and is ideal for all those concerned with designin…
September 6, 2013 Machinery maker Mondon announced it has joined the nonwovens association EDANA. Makers of slitting, rewinding/spooling, coating and/or laminating lines coupled with packaging and palletizing solutions, Mondon supplies a range of products for a full c…
September 5, 2013 INDA’s Filtration International Conference and Exposition is returning to Navy Pier in Chicago, IL, November 12-14, 2013.
Over 130 exhibitors will be on hand to showcase the latest filtration innovations, technologies and end products from aro…
September 5, 2013 Diamond Wipes International, a U.S. manufacturer of wet wipes, received national certification as a Women's Business Enterprise by The Women's Business Enterprise Council West, a regional certifying partner of the Women's Business Enterpr…
September 4, 2013 Suominen Corporation reported net sales grew by 5% in the second quarter and amounted to €107.7 million ($144 million). Operating profit during the quarter increased by 103% to €4.3 million ($5.76 million).
During the quarter Suominen agre…
September 4, 2013 Azco Corp. has introduced a modular traveling knife assembly for cut widths up to 5.5m/18’. It is available in either shear cut or crush cut, and is ideal for wide materials including carbon fiber, film, filter media, foam, foil, gaskets, lamin…
September 3, 2013 Using superabsorbent technology, Pull-Ups Brand Night Time training pants retain more than 30 times their weight in fluid, equivalent to a quarter of a liter, according to recently released data from the brand owner Kimberly-Clark.
Research shows th…
August 28, 2013 Lonza has launched a revamped website for its hygiene and preservation business with new functionality that makes it easier for chemists and formulators to explore and select the most suitable disinfectants, sanitizers and preservatives for their end…
August 28, 2013 Arsenal Capital Partners, a New York-based private equity firm that invests in middle-market specialty industrial and healthcare companies, has acquired International Fiber Corporation (IFC), a supplier of cellulose‐based insoluble fiber products f…
August 27, 2013 Whitehouse Scientific is once again a major sponsor of The Filtration Society’s annual international conference and exhibition, returning on 5-6 November 2013 at the Mercure Chester East Hotel, Christleton, Chester, UK. This year the main one-d…
August 26, 2013 Oerlikon Manmade Fibers has now optimized its global myOerlikon.com website for the products and services of its two Oerlikon Barmag and Oerlikon Neumag brands in a user-friendly manner.
Customers can now access tailor-made services even more easily…
August 26, 2013 Pampers, the world-renowned diaper brand, has placed babies across the country center stage to unveil their new Love, Sleep & Play campaign, which celebrates the millions of unique ways babies experience love, sleep and play.
August 26, 2013 Most CEOs stick close to the home office when they get "The Call Up." But AG Lafley isn't like most CEOs. He's been there and done that and, now that's he's back in the top spot at Procter & Gamble, he's renting&mdas…