Nonwovens News

  • INDA Names W.O.W. Finalists

    INDA Names W.O.W. Finalists

    June 1, 2016
    Wipes for unique applications from cleaning string musical instruments to providing pain relief from insect bites and removing makeup are in the running for this year’s World of Wipes Innovation Award. Show organizer, INDA, Association of the N…


  • INDA, EDANA to Co-Host Outlook Brazil

    June 1, 2016
    Outlook Plus Latin America will return to Brazil for its second edition March 7-9, 2017, with a focus on hygiene, personal care and medical nonwovens. Organized by INDA and EDANA, the event will also feature a tabletop exhibition for local and intern…


  • TAL Sponsors Couture in Orbit

    June 1, 2016
    European Space Agency (ESA) and London’s Science Museum are working with students from leading fashion schools in Paris, London, Milan, Copenhagen and Berlin to create pieces that bring science and couture together using the latest technologies…


  • Freudenberg Showcases Battery Separators

    June 1, 2016
    Freudenberg Performance Materials presented innovative high-performance separators with ceramic impregnation for lithium-ion batteries at the China International Battery Fair last month in Shenzhen. Ceramic-impregnated high-performance separators…


  • Nice ‘n Clean Wipes Sponsors Food Allergy Group

    June 1, 2016
    Nice ‘n Clean, the only brand offering a full-line of premium personal care wipes for the whole family, announced it is the exclusive wet wipe sponsor of Food Allergy Research & Education (FARE), a leading advocacy organization working on b…


  • Clopay Announces $50 million Investment

    June 1, 2016
    Clopay Plastic Products, a wholly owned subsidiary of Griffon Corporation, will expand breathable film capacity at its  manufacturing plants in North America, Europe and Brazil. The $50 million investment increases the company’s extrusion…


  • International Paper Buys Weyerhaeuser’s Pulp Business

    June 1, 2016
    International Paper (IP) announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to purchase Weyerhaeuser’s pulp business. Under terms of the agreement, IP will acquire five pulp mills and two converting facilities that produce fluff pulp, so…


  • Freudenberg Expands Interlinings Range

    June 1, 2016
    Freudenberg Performance Materials, a leading global manufacturer of technical textiles, has started a new production line at its Weinheim location. The line will manufacture elastic interlinings, knows as knits, for the international fashion industry…


  • Don & Low Meltblown Line to Start Up This Month

    June 1, 2016
    Thrace Group has released more details on the meltblown line planned for its Don & Low company in Scotland. The multi-million dollar investment was first announced in January. In June, Don & Low will start production and supply of meltblown n…


  • Pantex Adds U.S. Line

    June 1, 2016
    Pantex International has started up its U.S. plant and is now making topsheet products on two production lines. A third line is under construction and expected to start up before year-end, according to CEO Gianluigi Fornoni. Fornoni notes that the…


  • Texol, Winpack Announce Joint Venture

    June 1, 2016
    Texol and Winpack have reached an agreement to establish an exclusive 50/50 joint venture in Chile to serve the South and Central America markets, beginning in the second quarter of 2016. The venture will meet growing demand for disposable diapers an…


  • RKW Expands Unseberg Site

    June 1, 2016
    RKW is expanding its site in Unseburg, Germany, through a €1 million investment. The company plans to add silos for raw material storage as well as a blown film line, which will allow the site, located in the Saxony-Anhalt region, to manufacture…


  • Bunzl Makes Two Inco Acquisitions

    June 1, 2016
    Bunzl plc, the international distribution and outsourcing group, has agreed to acquire two related businesses in Germany. Mo Ha Ge Mommsen Handelsgesellschaft mbH and Inkozell Zellstoff-Vertrieb GmbH, are both based in Berlin and are engaged in the s…


  • K-C Australia Launches Improved Kleenex Flushable Wipes

    June 1, 2016
    Cotton Fresh and unscented variations available.


  • Spanish Authority Accuses Adult Inco Manufacturers of Price Fixing

    June 1, 2016
    SCA, Ontex among companies faced with fines