Nonwovens News

  • Rockline publishes sustainability report

    December 13, 2013
    2013 Environmental Sustainability Report highlights reduction in energy use and waste.


  • Autoneum expands in China

    December 13, 2013
    Autoneum has acquired a 25% stake in a joint venture with its long-time partner and Japanese supplier Nihon Tokushu Toryo (Nittoku) and Chinese supplier TGPM Automotive Industry Group (TGPM) in the emerging market of China. In the future, innovative…


  • P&G opens Indonesia plant

    P&G opens Indonesia plant

    December 12, 2013
    Plant to meet growing demand in Indonesia and Asia for Pampers and other P&G brands


  • Meijer, Huggies team up this holiday season

    December 12, 2013
    Retailer donation will benefit three diaper banks in the Midwest.


  • Ahlstrom launches new website

    December 11, 2013
    Ahlstrom has launched a renewed website to improve service to Ahlstrom's stakeholders and to promote the the company's strategy to provide a high performance product offering for a clean and healthy environment. The biggest changes have been…


  • SINCE 2013 visitors rise by 11%

    December 9, 2013
    15th Shanghai International Nonwovens Exhibition achieves success and growth with 14,448 visitors.


  • Ahlstrom reorganizes

    December 5, 2013
    Splits food and medical into separate business units


  • New management at Messe Frankfurt

    December 4, 2013
    Kathryn Fitts and Dennis Smith are the new management team at Messe Frankfurt Inc. in Atlanta, GA, U.S., taking over from John Gallagher, who has decided to move into a different direction. With immediate effect, Fitts and Smith have been appointed…


  • Voith, Trützschler process certified flushable

    Voith, Trützschler process certified flushable

    December 4, 2013
    Nonwoven material passes rigorous INDA/EDANA test requirements.


  • Clarcor acquires Bekaert Advanced Filtration

    Tim Wright||December 4, 2013
    Clarcor Inc. has acquired the Bekaert Advanced Filtration business from NV Bekaert SA for roughly €6 million ($8 million). The advanced filtration business is engaged in the same line of business as Clarcor’s subsidiary, Purolator EFP, whi…


  • Nonwovens grow in Middle East geotextile market

    Tim Wright||December 3, 2013
    A new report on the geotextiles market in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries says the geotextile market in these areas will experience positive growth as major construction activity in the region ramps up. Th…


  • Techtextil to host Middle East Symposium

    December 3, 2013
    Conference session to be held at Intersec in Dubai in January


  • Filtration Group acquires Buffalo Filter

    Tim Wright||December 2, 2013
    Filtration Group has added surgical smoke evacuation specialist Buffalo Filter to its growing portfolio of companies. Founded in 1991 and based in Lancaster, NY, Buffalo Filter is a medical device manufacturer and supplier of surgical smoke evacuati…


  • Willis to Nonwovens By Design

    Tim Wright||December 2, 2013
    Jeff Willis has formed a new venture called Nonwovens By Design. The new company will specialize in product design for consumer, medical, wipes and hygiene markets as well as provide sales supports for select clients. Willis was previously with Texel…


  • INDA strengthens relations with Asia-Pacific associations

    Tim Wright||December 2, 2013
    INDA, the Association of the Nonwoven Fabrics Industry, had a busy Fall in China advancing its global partnerships to enhance member access to new markets. INDA was a sponsor of the Asia-Pacific Nonwovens Symposium held October 22 in Shanghai. INDA p…