Breaking News

Glatfelter Buys Wetlaid Mills

March 14, 2006

P.H. Glatfelter Co., a maker of specialty papers and engineered products, will purchase two wetlaid nonwovens mills from J.R. Crompton Ltd. in a deal estimated at $86.8 million. Both facilities are located in the U.K. Glatfelt will pay $65.1 million for Crompton’s Lydney Mill in Gloucstershire and $21.7 million for its Simpson Clough Mill and other assets in Lancashire. Both sites make a range of wetlaid nonwovens that are used  in tea and coffee filter papers, clean room wipes, lens tissue, dye filter paper, double-sided adhesive tape substrates and battery grid pasting tissue.

Related Application:

Related Technology:

  • Raw Material Round Up

    Raw Material Round Up

    Karen McIntyre, Editor||June 9, 2016
    Suppliers to nonwovens manufacturers continue to innovate.

  • Fiber Producers Hone in on Hygiene

    Fiber Producers Hone in on Hygiene

    Tara Olivo, Associate Editor||June 9, 2016
    Growth in hygiene markets has spurred innovation among these suppliers to the nonwovens industry.

  • IDEA 2016 Wrap Up

    IDEA 2016 Wrap Up

    June 9, 2016
    Companies convened in Boston, MA to show off innovations and make connections.