Nonwovens News

  • Hartmann adds production site in Russia

    November 26, 2013
    Goal to move manufacturing closer to ad inc customers.


  • Dow launches Tequatic Plus globally

    November 26, 2013
    A lower cost solution for treating difficult water is now available in Europe and China.


  • Lear Corp. to open automotive seating plant in Romania

    November 26, 2013
    Lear Corporation, a global supplier of automotive seating and electrical distribution systems, will open its new seating plant in Iasi, Romania, in January 2014. Serving all major European automotive manufacturers, Lear’s new facility will empl…


  • Symbion picks Medline for medical and surgical supplies

    November 26, 2013
    Symbion Healthcare, based in Nashville, TN, and a leading operator of ambulatory surgery centers and surgical hospitals across the U.S., has selected Medline Industries, Inc. as its exclusive distribution partner for medical and surgical supplies. Th…


  • Global nonwovens market poised for growth

    November 25, 2013
    World demand to rise 5.3% annually through 2017.


  • Porex sale completed

    November 25, 2013
    U.S. private equity firm Aurora Capital Group has completed the sale of Porex Corp. to Filtration Group. Porex is a 750-employee U.S. business that develops and manufactures porous polymer products, including filters. William Midgette, president an…


  • Sanitized AG receives Swiss Technology Award

    November 25, 2013
    Award as a “sustainability leader” for the first worldwide anti-adhesive hygiene treatment for textiles.


  • K-C wins environmental award

    November 20, 2013
    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recognized Kimberly-Clark Corporation as an industry leader in transportation environmental performance and energy efficiency with its 2013 SmartWay Excellence Award. This award goes to companies that ha…


  • Universal Fibers and DuPont team up

    November 20, 2013
    Universal Fibers and DuPont Industrial Biosciences will collaborate to produce and market carpet fiber using DuPont Sorona renewably sourced polymer. The scope of the collaboration includes sales into the commercial, residential and automotive market…


  • SWM acquires DelStar

    November 19, 2013
    DelStar, Inc. and SWM have formed an agreement, whereby SWM will acquire DelStar from Bethesda, MD-based investment firm American Capital Strategies. Under the terms of the agreement, DelStar will become a wholly owned subsidiary of SWM. The acquisit…


  • Duni to delay hygiene market exit

    November 19, 2013
    Postpones shutdown to March 2015


  • Domtar to purchase Laboratorios Indas

    November 19, 2013
    Spanish hygiene maker will improve foothold in Europe


  • Bostik launches new brand positioning

    November 19, 2013
    Adhesive specialist Bostik has unveiled a new visual identity today as part of an extensive makeover of its brand positioning. The campaign, designed to streamline the company’s brand portfolio and strengthen its global visibility, is part of B…


  • Jajoo and Investkonsult set up JV to make hygiene products

    November 18, 2013
    Sweden-based Investkonsult and India located Jajoo Surgicals Pvt. Ltd. have set up a joint venture to manufacture hygiene products at Dewas near Indore in India. The JV will produce underpads, booster pads and maternity pads and is slated to begin co…


  • Nederman lands filtration contract in the Ukraine

    November 18, 2013
    Nederman has won a SEK25 million ($3.8mn) order from Kremenchuk Steel Works Stockholding Co. in the Ukraine to supply solutions for the filtration of gas dust from their steel making furnaces. The order includes filters, cabinets, installation and t…