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K-C Test Marketing Pessary Product in Kansas City
By Karen McIntyre, editor
Published December 18, 2014
Poise Impressa could change landscape of stress incontinence market Read More »
Published March 20, 2014
US Patent No.: 8,597,267 B2 Inventor(s): John Richard Noel, Cincinnati, OH, US; and Leslie Lynn Crosby, Cincinnati, OH, US Company: The Procter & Gamble Company, Cincinnati, OH, US Filed: 4/18/07 Issued: 12/3/13 A compressed tampon comprising: a… Read More »
Published January 6, 2014
US Patent No.: 8,574,210 B2 Inventor(s): Werner Van Ingelgem, Zele, Belgium; Rudolf Pollack, Grosspostwitz, Germany; and Steven Smet, Zele, Belgium. Company: Ontex Hygieneartikel Deutschland GmbH, Grosspostwitz, Germany. Filed: 2/5/08 Issued: 11/5/13… Read More »
Fem Hy Market Continues To Grow
By Karen McIntyre, senior editor
Published November 6, 2013
Despite high penetration levels, brands find ways to expand their customer base in the feminine hygiene market. Read More »
Published October 28, 2013
Energizer Holdings, Inc. has closed the acquisition of the Stayfree pad, Carefree liner and o.b. tampon feminine hygiene brands in the U.S., Canada and the Caribbean from McNeil PPC, Inc. and Johnson & Johnson, Inc., members of the Johnson &… Read More »
Chinese Nonwovens Investment Continues
By Karen McIntyre, senior editor
Published October 9, 2013
Companies continue to announce new lines to follow growth in the hygiene market. Read More »
Published August 1, 2013
Energizer Holdings, Inc. will acquire 3 feminine hygiene businesses in the U.S., Canada and the Caribbean from Johnson & Johnson family of consumer companies. Read More »
Fiber Makers Offer Sustainable Solutions
By Tim Wright, Editor
Published June 12, 2013
Fiber innovation is tied closely with consumer trends and new product developments. Read More »
Published May 1, 2013
New fiber offers discrete incontinence solutions. Read More »
Published January 7, 2013
U.S. Patent No.: 8,221,371 B2  Inventor(s): Joseph Junio, Edison, NJ, U.S.; David L. Kimball, Flemington, NJ, U.S.; Ralf Mueller, Duesseldorf, Germany; and Tony Ng, East Brunswick, NJ, U.S. Company: McNeil-PPC, Inc., Skillman, NJ, U.S. Issued… Read More »
Published December 4, 2012
U.S. Patent No.: 8,216,202 B2 Inventor(s): Ryo Minoguchi, Cincinnati, OH, U.S.; Ricky Alan Pollard, Moscow, OH, U.S.; Margaret Henderson Hasse, Wyoming, OH, U.S.; Letha Margie Hines, Cincinnati, OH, U.S.; Diana Lynn Gann, Lebanon, OH, U.S.; and Thom… Read More »
The Feminine Hygiene Market
By Karen McIntyre, Editor
Published November 16, 2012
Manufacturers reach out to younger consumers and emerging markets to drive growth. Read More »
Foreign Investment Reshapes Chinese Disposables Market
By Karen Bitz McIntyre, Editor
Published October 8, 2012
Baby diapers, adult incontinence see explosive growth as feminine hygiene streamlines and wet wipes face lower pricing levels. Read More »
Published October 3, 2012
The R&D team of the Bavarian viscose specialities manufacturer Kelheim Fibres has developed a new viscose fiber named Umberto. By tuning a multitude of parameters during the spinning process, Kelheim’s R&D has created a fiber with varyi… Read More »
Published September 5, 2012
Kotex products were fraudulently distributed, could pose risk. Read More »
Published July 19, 2012
Specialty fiber producer to present information on fiber design and dispersibility. Read More »
Published June 6, 2012
Kimberly-Clark is launching new U by Kotex Sleek Tampons and new U by Kotex CleanWear Pads nationally. The newest additions to the U by Kotex product line deliver great protection and performance through innovative designs, reinforcing the brand&rsqu… Read More »
Published April 30, 2012
Latest introductions include Sleek Tampon and CleanWear Pads Read More »
The Feminine Hygiene Market
By Steve Katz, Managing Editor
Published November 11, 2011
An aging population, and growth in emerging markets are among the feminine hygiene sector challenges, and brand owners and manufacturers are responding in innovative ways. Read More »
Published November 10, 2011
Limited quantities of Kotex product affected by bacterium. Read More »
Published July 26, 2011
Rapid Expansion Tampon Pledget: No. 7,387,622; Suzanne Pauley, Jeffrey Brown, Irwin Butensky and Dane Jackson, assignor to Playtex Products, Inc., Westport, CT. Filed 10/7/99. Issued 6/17/08. Patented is a dry expanding tampon pledget. It comprises a… Read More »
Published June 21, 2011
nonwovens are being put to good use in the mortuary industry Read More »
Published June 21, 2011
growth could mean good things for the nonwovens industry Read More »
Published January 11, 2011
A patent has been awarded for a tampon pledget that includes one or more enhanced features that result in the pledget exhibiting increased bypass leakage prevention. These enhanced features may include, but are not limited to, geometry, absorption, a… Read More »
Published December 28, 2010
Patented recently is a tampon having an absorbent structure and an apertured film cover thermally bonded to the absorbent structure. The cover is bonded to the absorbent structure through a plurality of discrete spots arranged about the surface of th… Read More »
Published November 23, 2010
A patent has been granted to an invention which relates to a visual indicating device and an article for controlling odors, in particular foot, garbage, basement, cooking, pet, tobacco, feces and urine odors. The article comprises a visual indicating… Read More »
Published November 23, 2010
A recently granted patent relates to a visual indicating device and an article for controlling odors, in particular foot, garbage, basement, cooking, pet, tobacco, feces and urine odors. The article comprises a visual indicating agent that is color s… Read More »
By Oksana Malynovska, Euromonitor International
Published November 10, 2010
Latin America provides double-digit gain to sanitary protection category Read More »
By Sandra Levy, Associate Editor
Published June 2, 2010
Natural and synthetic fiber producers are on the same team when it comes to offering ecofriendly fibers for nonwovens Read More »
Published May 11, 2010
An improved design for tampons comprising a first material positioned within a flexible inner wrap has been issued a patent. The inner wrap is encased by a flexible, fluid permeable outerwrap with a second material positioned between the inner and ou… Read More »
Published March 23, 2010
Patented recently is an absorbent tampon comprising: a chevron shaped mass of absorbent material which has been axially compressed into a generally cylindrical, self-sustaining form, wherein subsequent to the axial compression the generally cylindric… Read More »
Published March 16, 2010
Patented recently is a pre-expanded tampon pledget formed from cellulosic absorbent fibers. The fibers are not tightly compressed, thus, the pledget has a reduced fiber density. As a result, a softer, more pliable pledget is formed that not only incr… Read More »
Published October 13, 2009
A carrier for additive in an absorbent article has been patented. The invention relates to an absorbent article, such as a sanitary towel, a panty liner, a tampon, a diaper or an incontinence pad, which is intended to be positioned in the crotch area… Read More »
By Adrian Atterby, Euromonitor International
Published November 10, 2008
Volume growth in the overall sanitary protection market is being restricted by long-term demographic changes, and, in recent years this has resulted in declining volumes, with overall unit sales down by 1% since 2002.     Within indi… Read More »
Published June 17, 2008
Patented is a dry expanding tampon pledget. It comprises a plurality of non-absorbent fibers and a plurality of absorbent fibers. The absorbent fibers are a combination of rayon fiber and superabsorbent fiber with a ratio of rayon fiber to superabso… Read More »
Published March 4, 2008
A tampon for feminine hygiene comprising an insertion end, a withdrawal end, a longitudinal axis and an outer surface was patented. The tampon is comprised of compressed fibrous material. The outer surface of the tampon has a plurality of first surfa… Read More »
Published March 4, 2008
Patented is a tampon and a tampon applicator in combination for expulsion of the tampon into a vaginal cavity of a female user. The tampon applicator comprises a tampon holder tube and a plunger. The tampon holder tube comprises a hollow interior por… Read More »
Published February 26, 2008
A sanitary tampon was issued a patent. It comprises an absorber including a flat absorbent layer made of an absorbent fibrous material and a hydrophobic liquid-permeable layer covering both surfaces of the absorbent layer. The flat absorbent layer ha… Read More »
Published July 17, 2007
Transaction value about $1.9 billion. Read More »
Published July 10, 2007
A method of utilizing a tampon disposal system has been patented. The method comprises a housing with a first end and a second end. The housing includes a first edge within the first end and a first perforation for allowing selective removal of the f… Read More »
Published July 10, 2007
A sanitary tampon was granted a patent. It comprises an applicator composed of an outer tube with a front nose and a rear opening and a pusher inserted into the outer tube through the rear opening. A tampon body is contained in the outer tube and is… Read More »
Published July 10, 2007
Patented is a sanitary tampon comprising an applicator composed of an outer tube with a front nose and a rear opening and a pusher inserted into the outer tube through the rear opening. A tampon body is contained in the outer tube and is allowed to c… Read More »
Published February 15, 2007
Playtex Products, Westport, CT, posted better-than-expected fourth-quarter profit but its shares fell 3% after the consumer products company said that it might have to look at acquisitions to meet its 2008 goals. Playtex, whose products include tampo… Read More »
Published February 13, 2007
Patented is an array of disposable intravaginal absorbent articles. The group features: a) a first absorbent article with an outer surface, an outer surface area and a first identifier with a first surface area. The first identifier is located on the… Read More »
Published January 23, 2007
An apparatus for in vitro testing of tampon-and-applicator systems, comprising a pressurized container and a sleeve disposed inside the container for accepting a tampon deployed by an applicator of the tampon-and-applicator system. The sleeve compris… Read More »
Published January 23, 2007
An array of tampons has been patented. The array comprises a first tampon with an absorbent outer surface. The outer surface comprises an outer surface area and a first identifier with a first surface area. The first identifier is located on the firs… Read More »
By Nonwovens Staff, Nonwovens Staff
Published November 8, 2006
advances in technology and design help drive growth Read More »
Published September 5, 2006
A combination of a wrapper and an individual tampon for feminine hygiene has been issued a patent. The tampon has an insertion end, a withdrawal end, a center portion, an outer surface, a length and a perimeter. The insertion end is opposed to the wi… Read More »
Published August 15, 2006
A method of preparing a tampon made from an absorbent material and containing an antiseptic product has been patented. The method is comprised of heating and melting a hydrophobic excipient and adding an antiseptic product with the melted excipient t… Read More »
Published May 16, 2006
A tampon applicator assembly was recently patented. The article includes a barrel with a main section between an insertion tip and a finger grip and a plunger with a first end, a main body and a second end. The plunger is slideably received in the ba… Read More »