Nonwovens News

  • B-Sure Absorbent Pads aid in ABL relief

    November 7, 2013
    Pads provide alternative to bulky, diaper-like undergarments


  • Mogul starts new bicomponent pet spunbond line

    November 7, 2013
    Turkish nonwoven producer Mogul is starting production of a new core/sheath type bicomponent pet/copet pet spunbond line.This will be Mogul’s first bico line, which will enhance its wide range of product offerings from spunbond to spunlace and…


  • INDA seeking director of marketing

    November 6, 2013
    Position calls for individual to lead, direct and refine the strategic marketing direction and core competencies.


  • Heng Chang Machinery hosts demonstation in Anqing

    November 5, 2013
    On Oct. 19th, 2013, Heng Chang Machinery (HCH) hosted a new product and technology demonstration at its facility in Anqing, China. HCH, which manufacturers complete production lines for disposable hygiene products, showed the TNK800PPM zero waste ela…


  • Nonwovens innovations highlighted at the European Commission

    November 5, 2013
    Two EDANA member companies invited for exclusive presentation.


  • Unicharm setting up Indian facility

    November 5, 2013
    Japan-based baby care products manufacturer Unicharm Corporation is setting up a $40 million manufacturing facility at Sri City Special Economic Zone in India. The company is one of the world's leading companies in manufacturing and distribution…


  • PurThread completes $7 million financing round

    November 4, 2013
    PurThread Technologies has closed an equity round totaling just over $7 million. The investment was led by PurThread board chair Richard Bodman with a select group of investors. Funding will be put toward the growth, research and development of PurTh…


  • Rockline to open innovation and technical center

    November 4, 2013
    Rockline Industries, a private-label manufacturer of consumer wet wipes and coffee filters, will open an 18,000 square foot state-of-the-art Innovation and technical center adjacent to its corporate headquarters in Sheboygan, WI. Product development…


  • Cotton growers in U.S, Australia form alliance

    November 1, 2013
    Cotton Leads program designed to assist growers with sustainability goals.


  • Sappi completes $170m investment

    October 31, 2013
    Sappi Fine Paper North America has completed its $170 million capital conversion project at the Cloquet Mill in Minnesota to produce specialized cellulose, which is used in textile and consumer goods markets. The conversion initiated in 2011 was acco…


  • Wellman to expand in personal care

    October 31, 2013
    Wellman International Ltd., a subsidiary of Thailand-based Indorama Ventures PLC, recently announced a €5 million installation as the first phase of its proposed investment plans for new technologies over the next 3-4 years, supported by the Dep…


  • Filtration Group to acquire Porex Corporation

    October 30, 2013
    Filtration Group Corporation, a provider of filtration solutions, and Porex Corporation, a developer, manufacturer and distributor of porous polymer products, formed an agreement whereby Filtration Group will purchase Porex from Los Angeles-based inv…


  • Toyota Boshoku strengthens presence in India

    October 30, 2013
    Toyota Boshoku Corporation, a manufacturer of automotive interior systems, has reached an agreement to establish a joint sales venture with Relan Group of Industries, an automotive components supplier that makes seats and other components in India.…


  • Saint-Gobain makes new investments in nonwoven portfolio

    October 29, 2013
    With advances in manufacturing technology and the ever-increasing need for streamlined operations, industrial manufacturers are utilizing near-net-shape processes to develop products under much tighter tolerances that are as close to “finished&…


  • Energizer closes acquisition of J&J feminine hygiene unit

    October 28, 2013
    Energizer Holdings, Inc. has closed the acquisition of the Stayfree pad, Carefree liner and o.b. tampon feminine hygiene brands in the U.S., Canada and the Caribbean from McNeil PPC, Inc. and Johnson & Johnson, Inc., members of the Johnson &…