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The Top 40 International Roll Goods Manufacturers



annual survey profiles the top producers worldwide



Published August 17, 2005
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The Top 40 International Roll Goods Manufacturers
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For more information on these companies, please refer to the print version of the September 1999 issue of Nonwovens Industry.

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Worldwide Roll
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North American Roll Good Sales
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Freudenberg (1)$1.4 billionrn
$252 million
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DuPont (2)$1.12 billionrn
$638 million
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BBA (3)$812 millionrn
$487 million
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PGI (4)$722 millionrn
$390 million
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Kimberly-Clark (5)$640 millionrn
$560 million
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Johns Manville (6)$485 millionrn
$255 million
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Dexter Corporation$280 millionrn
$140 million
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Colbond bv$185 millionrn
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Japan Vilene (8)$184 millionrn
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Buckeye Technologies/Walkisoft* (30/23) $180 millionrn
$1.6 billion
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Amoco Fabrics & Fibers (10)$160 millionrn
$112 million
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Foss Manufacturing (13) $143 millionrn
$122 million
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Asahi Chemical (11) $133 million
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Western Nonwovens (16) $128 millionrn
$115 million
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Synthetic Industries (15)$122 millionrn
$109 million
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Lydall, Inc. (12) $116 millionrn
$105 million
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Fort James (28) $115 millionrn
$80 million
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Lantor/IPT Group (18)$115 million
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Toyobo (14)$114 million
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J.W. Suominen Oy (17)$104 million
  
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Libeltex (21)$100 million
C.H. Sandler$100 million
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Hollingsworth & Vose (19) $95 millionrn
$82 million
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Polyfelt (20)$89 million
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25.
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Textilgruppe Hof (27)$77 millionrn
$8 million
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Mitsui Chemicals (24)$72 million
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27.
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Kuraray (24)$69 million
Unitika (26)$69 million
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Tenotex (33)$65 million
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Companhia Providència (32)$60 million
  
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Precision Custom Coatings $58 millionrn
$30 million
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Pantex (29)$55 million
Stearns (31)$55 millionrn
(95% North American)
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Tex Tech (37)$50 millionrn
$39 million
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Ahlstrom (34)$49 millionrn
$9 million
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Kang Na$49 million
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Avgol (37)$46 million
Fibertex (34)$46 million
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BFF Nonwovens (36) $43 million
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Lohmann (39)$42 million
  
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Honorable Mention -- Milyon (40)
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$35 million
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*includes $80 million in 1998 sales for UPM-Kymmene, Walkisoft

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