Nonwovens News

  • EDANA announces INDEX award finalists

    March 5, 2014
    INDEX 14, the largest global meeting place between the players in the nonwovens supply chain and its customers, will once again showcase the INDEX 14 Award “Excellence in the nonwovens and related industries.” The award winners will be an…

  • Bostik launches ad campaign in Paris

    Bostik launches ad campaign in Paris

    March 4, 2014
    Adhesive company Bostik has launched its new brand identity campaign with a bold outdoor ad that features a giant gecko clinging to the side of a nine-story Paris building on a route traveled by millions of motorists each day. It launched the ad…

  • RKW establishes RKW Agri GmbH & Co. KG

    March 4, 2014
    RKW concentrates expertise in a new company and intends to acquire the Belgian company Hyplast

  • Seminar on Taiwan nonwoven technology and fabrics in Mumbai

    March 4, 2014
    Taiwan Nonwoven Fabrics Industry Association (TNFIA) in association with is jointly organizing a seminar on "Taiwanese Nonwoven Technologies" in Mumbai on March 21, 2014. The objective behind the seminar is to showcase…

  • Medline establishes new international headquarters in Arnhem

    March 4, 2014
    Medline Industries, Inc., a leading U.S.-based provider of medical and surgical supplies, officially opened its new international headquarters with the Alderman of the City of Arnhem, Michiel van Wessem in Arnhem’s World Trade Center. One hundr…

  • Superior Felt & Filtration expands operations

    March 3, 2014
    Moves to new facility to support continued growth.

  • Zoltek completes merger with Toray Industries

    March 3, 2014
     Zoltek Companies, Inc. announced that it had completed the merger contemplated by the Agreement and Plan of Merger with Toray Industries, Inc. The company and Toray announced the execution of the merger agreement on September 26, 2013. Under th…

  • Celanese raises vinyl acetate-based emulsions prices

    March 3, 2014
    Celanese Corporation will increase the price of vinyl acetate-based dispersions sold in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. PVAc homopolymer, vinyl acetate ethylene (VAE) and vinyl copolymer dispersions will increase by up to €50/MT effective Ap…

  • Non Woven Solutions launches new website

    March 3, 2014
    Non Woven Solutions, LLC (NWS) has launched of its new website, The new site features an innovative design, refreshed feel and improved navigation for information on products and services says the company. "The websit…

  • Glatfelter makes executive management promotions

    March 3, 2014
    Glatfelter has made several following executive management promotions, effective March 1, 2014. John Jacunski has been promoted to executive vice president and CFO. Jacunski joined Glatfelter in October 2003 as vice president and corporate controlle…

  • Fitesa to add 50,000 tons of capacity

    February 27, 2014
    Brazilian holding company Évora, owner of Fitesa, is investing in a $300 million capacity expansion involving its assets in nonwovens, aluminum cans and plastic closures, according to Valor Econômico. The investment will include upping F…

  • Spunbonded/spunmelt market to add 385,000 tons of capacity

    February 27, 2014
    Price Hanna Consultants has published a new report on spunbonded and spunmelt nonwoven polypropylene manufacturing costs, demand and capacities through 2018. The report, "Spunbonded and Spunmelt Nonwoven Polypropylene World Capacities, Supply/De…

  • Evolon earns high SPF rating

    February 27, 2014
    Freudenberg’s Evolon has been granted an ultraviolet protection factor (UPF) of 80, the highest rating available under the UV standard 801, the only standard able to verify the durability of UV protection in real-life heavy use conditions. Pro…

  • Jajoo Hygiene begins commercial production

    February 27, 2014
    JV between Jajoo Surgical and Investkonsult will supply India’s hospital and institution segment with underpads and maternity pads.

  • Tufco offers lightweight spunbond for wipes

    February 27, 2014
    Nonwoven wipes and disinfectant wipes manufacturer Tufco Technologies Inc. now offers full-color flexographic printing capabilities on spunbond, super-lightweight nonwoven material. These porous, low basis-weight substrates are common in the personal…