Nonwovens News


  • Filtration | Medical

    Disposable medical supplies market posting gains

    Market to approach $46.7 billion by 2016.
    04.09.12

  • Avgol honored for green efforts

    The Israeli Ministry of Environment has included Avgol at the top of a list of industrial companies and their environmental compliance. This environmental rating provides investors and investment advisors an additional meaningful tool in evaluating c…
    04.05.12

  • Fibers | Wipes

    Russian wipes maker chooses Lenzing

    Russian wipes maker Avagard has chosen Lenzing Viscose fibers in its latest baby care product. The Pamperino baby care wet wipes range aims to meet the needs of both babies and their parents. “From our experience, we know that only the best is…
    04.05.12

  • Filtration | India

    Freudenberg makes filtration acquisition in India

    Freudenberg Filtration Technologies India acquired the business of Pyramid Filters, effective earlier this month. Based in Pune, India, Freudenberg Filtration Technologies India provides high-efficient industrial and automotive filter elements and sy…
    04.05.12

  • Diaper, Baby | Hygiene Film/Components
    K-C launches GoodNites pads

    K-C launches GoodNites pads

    Kimberly-Clark has a new solution for bedwetters. The company, through its GoodNites brand, is introducing new, innovative bedwetting protection—disposable bed mats. GoodNites Bed Mats are ultra-absorbent, cloth-like, disposable mats that provi…
    04.05.12

  • TSG to cease Pennsylvania manufacturing

    TSG Finishing will close its North Wales, PA converting facility and consolidate its operations into its four sites in North Carolina. Executives said the decision to center all of its operations in North Carolina came from a need to improve its turn…
    04.05.12

  • Construction

    Pegas: Egyptian expansion has begun

    Czech nonwovens producer Pegas has provided an update on its Egyptian investment. The company announced in mid 2011 it would establish an Egyptian facility near Cairo that would ultimately house two state-of-the-art spunmelt lines. After meeting all…
    04.05.12

  • Fibers
    Korean fem hy maker opts for Lenzing

    Korean fem hy maker opts for Lenzing

    Yejimiin, in Korea, has introduced a new generation of panty liners featuring a top sheet that is made from 100% Tencel.  Yejimiin aims to satisfy women’s needs with high-quality products. The company is aware of the significant impact…
    04.05.12

  • Huggies teams up to aid in disaster relief

    In an effort to provide North American families access to diapers during times of catastrophic disasters, such as the recent tornadoes impacting the Midwest and Southeast regions of the US, the National Diaper Bank Network and the Huggies brand have…
    04.05.12

  • Wipes

    Tufco announces investment

    Tufco Technologies, a contract manufacturer of wet and dry wipes, has added a new canister line to its operation. The new Elsner ENR-1000 rewinder is reportedly very flexible and will give Tufco the increased capacity needed to support growth while d…
    04.05.12

  • Fibers

    NAT, Barnhardt partner in flax manufacturing

    Naturally Advanced Technology, maker of CRAiLER, a natural fiber made from flax and other bast fibers, has partnered with Barnhardt Manufacturing to further expand its manufacturing capacity. Under the agreement, Barnhardt will execute the CRAiLAR en…
    04.05.12

  • Wipes

    INDA seeking nominations for several award contests

    INDA is now accepting nominations for several industry awards—the W.O.W. World of Wipes award, the RISE durable product award, the Lifetime Achievement Award and the Visionary Award. The fifth annual World of Wipes Innovation Award will honor…
    04.05.12

  • Airlaid | Fibers

    GIA launches medical study

    Nonwoven disposables are rapidly making inroads into the medical sector, principally driven by growing consumer awareness against the spread of infectious diseases, according to a new study published by Global Industry Analysts, Inc. Diseases such as…
    04.05.12

  • Fibers | Filtration

    Elmarco sells Nanospider line in Mid East

    Elmarco has sold a third 1.6-meter Nanospider production line to a Mid East-based customer. This not only proves the success of nanofiber technology but also the effectiveness and functionality of Elmarco’s equipment, according to the company.…
    04.05.12

  • Ahlstrom upgrades wallcoverings

    Ahlstrom has revised its EasyLife product range  to feature new embossable materials, offering additional 3D capabilities, which will enhance the design possibilities in wall coverings. All new products have been developed sustainably to minimiz…
    04.05.12

  • Avgol confirms talks with PGI owner

    Israeli nonwovens producer Avgol has confirmed that it has made contact with Blackstone Group, the private equity owner of fellow nonwovens producer Polymer Group Inc., but said plans for an acquisition or merger is not near. “The company wish…
    04.05.12

  • Adult Incontinence
    Medline launches inco product, opens facility

    Medline launches inco product, opens facility

    Medline has opened a 600,000-square-foot site in Douglasville, GA, outside of Atlanta, where it will make its new FitRight adult incontinence products on technologically advanced, high speed lines. The new facility will create 150 new jobs in the are…
    04.05.12

  • SCA adds sustainability targets

    SCA has introduced a number of new sustainability targets to reaffirm its role as one of the world’s most sustainable companies—environmentally, socially and financially. “Sustainability activites are busi­ness-critical for SCA…
    04.05.12

  • Automotive and Transportation | Composite | Construction | Fibers | Industrial / Institutional

    Colbond merges with Bonar Technical Fabrics

    Parent company Low & Bonar Plc accelerates path to globalization.
    04.04.12

  • Green / Sustainability

    JM publishes sustainability report

    Publication available to view on website.
    04.03.12