In January, Netherlands-based Phoenix Fabrikations bv celebrated its 40th anniversary. Phoenix Fabrikations was founded in 1968 and was one of the first companies to introduce nonwoven fabrics for wiping applications in Europe. Phoenix Fabrikations is currently one of the largest European distributors of second quality nonwovens and stocklots. With a 7500-square-meter warehouse capacity, Phoenix is able to supply customers in more than 40 countries worldwide. Phoenix can offer a continuing supply of large volumes in a range of fabrics varying from spunlace and drylaid to polypropylene thermalbonded and airlaid, as well as a brand new technology involving microfilament nonwovens.