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  • Converting Influence To Hold Converters Expo

    January 19, 2010
    Third annual Converters Expo adds additional exhibit space.

  • INDA To Hold RISE Conference

    January 18, 2010
    New event to debut in Baltimore in September.

  • PGI Releases Inaugural Sustainability Report

    January 14, 2010
    Report uses global reporting initiative framework.

  • TAPPI to Hold Technical Conference

    January 14, 2010
    Event will cover topics important to nonwovens this fall.

  • Diaper Sales Remain Strong

    Magdalena Kondej, Euromonitor International || January 14, 2010
    despite recent economic woes emerging markets and product innovations deliver success

  • PGI

    PGI

    January 1, 2010
    Description:  Key Personnel Veronica  Hagen, chief executive officer; Mike Hale, chief operating officer;  Dennis Norman, chief financial officer; Dan Rikard, svp, general counsel, and secretary;  Bob Dale, senior vice president…

  • Ahlstrom

    Ahlstrom

    January 1, 2010
    Location: HELSINKI, FINLAND   Sales: $1.35 billion Description: Key Personnel Jan Lång, president & CEO; Risto Anttonen, deputy of the president & CEO; Laura Raitio, executive vice president, Building and Energy;…

  • DuPont

    DuPont

    January 1, 2010
    DuPont: Key Personnel Thomas Powell, president and general manager of DuPont Protection Technologies; Nigel Budden, global market leader, DuPont Protection Technologies; Roger Siemionko, global technology leader, DuPont Protection Technologies;…

  • Bonar

    Bonar

    January 1, 2010
    (formerly Colbond) Location: Arnhem, The Netherlands Sales: $163 million Description: Key Personnel Jan van Boldrik, CEO; Bart Austin, president Colbond Inc.; Harry Verbakel, director sales and marketing floor coverings; Blair Rawes, director sale…

  • Propex Fabrics

    Propex Fabrics

    January 1, 2010
    Location: Chattanooga, TN Sales: $165 million Description: Key Personnel Stan Brant, president and CEO, Martin deVries, executive vice president and chief financial officer Plants Ringgold, GA Process Needlepunch Major Markets Geosynthetics, flo…

  • EDANA's Outlook Held in Malta

    November 17, 2009
    sustainability, polymer technology among the topics discussed at annual conferene

  • P&G Unveils Thinner Diaper Design

    September 28, 2009
    Sustainability efforts to reduce diaper weights, provide clean drinking water.

  • 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…

  • Dow Chemical Company Forms Dow Construction Chemicals

    Sandra Levy || September 10, 2009
    Unit combines Rohm and Haas Acquisition with Dow Wolff Cellulosics

  • St. Joseph Hospital, Chicago Awarded Tennant Automatic Floor Scrubber

    August 24, 2009
    Tennant Automatic Floor Scrubber goes to St. Joseph Hospital, Chicago.

  • Saint -Gobain Opens Research Expansion in Mass

    August 3, 2009
    $15 million investment adds 60 square feet

  • Lenzing's Plasser Talks About What's Next For Tencel

    Helena Engqvist || July 1, 2009
    Fiber will continue to grow and evolve into new applications

  • A Fiber For All Seasons

    Karen McIntyre || June 10, 2009
    It seems the two biggest concerns facing nonwovens producers today are how to make a product with a lesser environmental footprint and how to make their nonwovens at a lower cost. The solution to both of these challenges hinges to some degree on the…

  • 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…

  • Techtextil 2009: Exhibitor Spotlight

    Nonwovens Staff, Nonwovens Staff || June 10, 2009
    nonwovens companies prepare for Frankfurt show this month

  • Antimicrobials To The Rescue

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

  • Fibers Come Full Circle

    Ellen Wuagneux, Associate Editor || June 10, 2009
    demands for sustainability, recyclability and conservation drive raw material markets

  • Cotton Inc. Unveils Sustainability Updates

    May 20, 2009
    Redesigned website showcases advances in sustainability and nationwide denim drive.

  • Glatfelter Updates Website

    May 19, 2009
    New section of website dedicated to the topic of sustainability.

  • DuPont Adds Wide-Format Tyvek

    April 22, 2009
    Vivia coating ideal for UV-cure inkjet and screen printing.

  • ANEX 2009: It's Asia's Turn

    Nonwovens Staff, Nonwovens Staff || April 14, 2009
    part three of the triennial rotation of nonwovens trade shows will be held in Shanghai in May. Here's a look at what the industry has to offer.

  • Nice 2 B Niche

    Ellen Wuagneux, Associate Editor || April 14, 2009
    small pockets like acoustics stay strong even in the face of unprecedented economic challenges

  • P&G Vows To Go Greener

    March 29, 2009
    Company boosts sustainability program to meet 2012 goals.

  • DelStar Launches Biodegradable Media

    March 11, 2009
    DelPore meltblown media made from PLA.

  • PGI is underway with an initiative to strengthen its corporate sustainability program

    March 1, 2009
    PGI is underway with an initiative to strengthen its corporate sustainability program with focused and expanded ef­forts in this area led by the company’s first chief sustainability officer (CSO). John Heironimus, chief marketing officer for the c…

  • For Disposable Diapers, The Future is Green

    Jonathan Roberts, Roberts Media || February 11, 2009
    In a unique project called WooDi, Sodra Cell, SCA and Chalmers University have joined forces to produce a diaper that could one day be made entirely of wood-based fibers

  • 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.

  • Ahlstrom Receives Visionary Award

    February 9, 2009
    Disuptor water filter media selected by conference goers.

  • PGI Strengthens Sustainability Program

    February 2, 2009
    Company appoints its first chief sustainability officer.

  • SCA Recognized for Sustainability

    February 2, 2009
    Company named one of the world's top 100.

  • WOW Competition Begins

    January 26, 2009
    Innovation award honors wipes.

  • A Stack Of Issues

    Karen McIntyre, Editor || January 19, 2009
    The disposable diaper market continues to be dominated by two multinational companies-Kimberly-Clark and Procter & Gamble-however, these two giants continue to feel pressure from competing store brands as cash-strapped consumers are favoring private label products.

  • INDA Hosts Filtration 2008

    Nonwovens Staff, Nonwovens Staff || January 19, 2009
    filtration industry meets in Philly to discuss recent developments

  • Scorecard

    January 1, 2009
    Wisdon Adhesives has announced a new GreenBond Sustainable Adhesives Score_card that measures the sustainability of adhesive products. Wisdom developed a formula that determines both a green score and a sustainability level for their adhesive product…

  • Suominen

    Suominen

    January 1, 2009
    Location: NAKKILA, FINLAND Sales: $107 Million Description: Key Personnel Petri Rolig, president and CEO of Suominen Corporation; Paul-Erik Toivo, vice president and general manager of Suominen Wiping; Mads Kiilerich, director operations of Suomi…

  • 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 (…

  • Bonar

    Bonar

    January 1, 2009
    (formerly Colbond) Location: ARNHEM, THE NETHERLANDS Sales: $195 Million Description: Key Personnel Jan van Boldrik, CEO; Bart Austin, president Colbond Inc.; Harry Verbakel, director sales and marketing floor coverings; Blair Rawes, directo…

  • PGI

    PGI

    January 1, 2009
    Location: CHARLOTTE, NC Sales: $1.15 billion Description: Key Personnel Veronica Hagen, chief executive officer; Robert Kocourek, chief financial officer; Mike Hale, chief operating officer; Bob Dale, vice president of research and development; J…

  • Ahlstrom

    Ahlstrom

    January 1, 2009
    Location: HELSINKI, FINLAND Sales: $1.3 billion Description: ∫Key Personnel Jan Lang, president and CEO; Risto Anttonen, deputy of the president and CEO, senior vice president, Advanced Nonwovens (interim); Jean-Marie Becker, senior vice presi…

  • Kimberly-Clark

    Kimberly-Clark

    January 1, 2009
    Location: DALLAS, TX Sales: $1.3 Billion Description: Key Personnel Thomas Falk, chairman and CEO; Jan Spencer, Professional & Other; Richard Thorne, vice president, Professional North America; Stephanie Rossignol, director, Professional Wipe…

  • The Year That Was

    Karen McIntyre, Editor || December 11, 2008
    despite economic crises, raw material pricing and consolidation, the nonwovens industry continue to invest in the future.

  • Many Shapes And Forms

    Karen McIntyre, Editor || December 11, 2008
    no matter how you define it, composite technology is allowing nonwovens to penetrate new markets.

  • Sitting Pretty

    Ellen Wuagneux, Associate Editor || December 11, 2008
    hygiene component suppliers prepare for pricing let-up

  • INDA Hosts Filtration 2008

    December 10, 2008
    Nonwovens event takes place under rainy skies in Philadelphia this week.