Nonwovens News

  • 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…


  • 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…


  • 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…


  • 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.


  • 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…


  • 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…


  • 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…


  • 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…


  • Horst Bastian joins BW Technology

    February 11, 2013
    BW Technology GmbH of Schloß Holte-Stukenbrock, Germany, has named Horst Bastian as company consultant effective January 2013. Bastian was the co-founder and managing director of Bastian Wickeltechnik GmbH. Under his leadership the company gain…


  • Kimberly-Clark increases production of face mask products

    February 11, 2013
    With the 2012-2013 influenza season reaching epidemic levels across the U.S., Kimberly-Clark is continuing to increase production of face masks and other personal protective equipment (PPE) products in response to increased customer demand from acute…


  • 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…


  • 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…


  • Menges Roller adds services

    February 8, 2013
    Company adds grinding, chrome plating capabilities for converters.


  • Sandpiper launches air filter regulators and lubricators

    February 8, 2013
    Sandpiper, a leading brand in the world of Air Operated Double-Diaphragm (AODD) pumps, recently launched a new and improved line of Air Filter/Regulators and Lubricators. Features of the improved product line include a liquid filled pressure gauge as…


  • Cabot launches Aeroclad blanket for high temperature applications

    February 8, 2013
    Cabot Corporation has developed the Aeroclad blanket, a flexible high-temperature insulation material formed by integrating Cabot’s silica aerogel within a nonwoven, inorganic fiber batting. The Aeroclad blanket delivers a dust-free, flexible w…