Nonwovens News

  • Elsner adds salesman

    February 19, 2013
    Elsner Engineering Works has named Jim Brown its newest sales team member. Brown will have direct sales account responsibility in both the domestic and international arena. Prior to working at Elsner, Brown managed accounts relating to similar automa…


  • Ahlstrom head office will move to Töölönlahti in Helsinki

    February 15, 2013
    Ahlstrom's head office will move to the Töölönlahti area in the center of Helsinki at the end of February, 2013. The company's current head office has been located in Salmisaari in the western part of Helsinki since the end of…


  • Suominen moves head office to Helsinki

    February 15, 2013
    Suominen’s board of directors has decided to move the company's head office to Helsinki. The head office address is Porkkalankatu 20 A, FI-00180 Helsinki, Finland. Previously the company’s head office was located in Tampere. All telep…


  • Asahi Kasei hosts grand opening for spunbond plant in Thailand

    Asahi Kasei hosts grand opening for spunbond plant in Thailand

    February 15, 2013
    Asahi Kasei Fibers held a grand opening ceremony for a new spunbond plant in Thailand on February 12, 2013. Since beginning its spunbond business in 1973, Asahi Kasei Fibers has supplied Eltas spunbond for use in a wide variety of applications. The…


  • Teijin receives Grand Award at nano tech 2013

    February 14, 2013
    Teijin Limited has received a Grand Award at the nano tech 2013 International Nanotechnology Exhibition and Conference, which took place at Tokyo Big Sight in Tokyo, Japan from Jan. 30 to Feb. 1. Teijin presented advanced nano materials, including p…


  • Lenzing announces large-scale investment

    February 14, 2013
    New line will add specialty fiber production to Lenzing HQ


  • Free Live Webinar: Satisfying Downunder Desires of Women

    February 13, 2013
    Janet O’Regan, director of strategic initiatives for Cotton Incorporated, and Nancy Muller, PhD, executive director of the National Association For Continence (NAFC), will be presenting the latest consumer research about feminine hygiene and he…


  • Tissuegen and Biomedical Structures develop drug delivery platform for implantable devices

    February 13, 2013
    Enables a wider variety of drugs and biologically-based entities to be effectively used in implantable fiber-based medical devices.


  • New sales agent for CTC

    February 13, 2013
    Seeking to strengthen its presence in Australia and New Zealand, CTC has enlisted Nekkorb Solutions as its new sales agent for its Label Automation line of products in the area. The partnership has been in effect since last fall. Nekkorb will be rep…


  • Duni to close part of the business within its Rexcell subsidiary

    February 13, 2013
    Sweden's Duni will close one of the three production units of its subsidiary Rexcell Tissue & Airlaid AB, which produces and sells material focused on the hygiene products sector. Approximately 110 employees will lose their jobs at the Rexcel…


  • GoodNites, Poise innovations win 2013 Product of the Year

    February 12, 2013
    Kimberly-Clark's GoodNites and Poise brands have been honored as "2013 Product of the Year" in their respective Children's Care and Feminine Wellness categories. GoodNites Bed Mats was honored for providing children and their moms…


  • Mada Nonwovens names Leif Sundholm general manager of marketing and sales

    February 12, 2013
    Effective February 18, Leif Sundholm will serve as the new general manager, marketing and sales, for Mada Nonwovens. Sundholm brings to the new post a wide range of experience and knowledge of raw materials in nonwovens gained from his previous tenur…


  • Ontex acquires Serenity brand of incontinence products

    February 12, 2013
    Belgium's Ontex, one of Europe’s leading manufacturers of private-label hygienic disposable products, has acquired the Serenity brand of incontinence products from Artsana Sud S.p.A., a leading manufacturer and distributor of incontinence p…


  • Södra Cell reaches 100,000 tons of textile pulp

    Södra Cell reaches 100,000 tons of textile pulp

    February 11, 2013
    Södra Cell has sold 100,000 tons of textile pulp since production began at its Morrum mill in December 2011. This milestone has been reached sooner than planned. “We had budgeted to produce 50,000 tons in 2012. That we have now reached 10…


  • Webex acquired by Bertram Capital

    February 11, 2013
    Webex, Inc., a manufacturer of precision engineered rolls and custom converting machinery used in web converting, packaging and printing applications has been acquired by Bertram Capital, a private equity firm based in San Mateo, CA, U.S. The acquisi…