Nonwovens News

  • Newest rewinder developments from Martin Automatic

    March 8, 2013
    Among its roll change automation equipment for the label, flexible packaging and folding carton markets, Martin Automatic Inc. offers several lines of automatic transfer rewinders for continuous production. Martin introduced the newest model in the…

  • Huntsman Textile Effects launches Avitera Light Red SE

    March 8, 2013
    Huntsman Textile Effects continues to make strides in the Avitera SE range with the launch of the Light Red range. The new bluish red polyreactive dyes now feature a broad palette color spectrum in the pale shades with highest light fastness. Contin…

  • PFE introduces Geared Pull Rolls

    March 8, 2013
    Geared Pull Rolls from PFE have been introduced and are designed to pull scrap web material or trim into awaiting scrap bins or recycling containers. These rolls are often used for this application with heavier or more rigid material that cannot be a…

  • CCS offers new generation lines

    CCS offers new generation lines

    March 8, 2013
    Cellulose Converting Solutions (CCS) SpA has recently introduced a new generation diaper line, a new high-speed lady napkin line, a light incontinence napkin line, and a line for pant type adult protective underwear. CCS says it invested its best re…

  • Green Innovations adds former K-C vice president to board

    March 8, 2013
    Green Innovations Ltd. has added Philip Rundle to the company's strategic advisory board. The company says Rundle is a visionary business leader with over 20 years of extensive domestic and international experience in the tissue, diaper, wipes, a…

  • Avilon Fibres and Carbatec file for bankruptcy

    March 7, 2013
    The companies of Neo Industrial's discontinued viscose segment—Avilon Fibres Ltd. and Carbatec Ltd.—have filed for bankcruptcy at the District Court of Pirkanmaa in Finland. Avilon Fibres applied for corporate restructuring on Septemb…

  • SCA among the best in the world in ethics

    March 7, 2013
    For the sixth consecutive year, SCA has been ranked among the world’s most ethical companies. Each year, the U.S. think-tank Ethisphere Institute analyzes several thousands of companies from various sectors. Ethisphere selects companies that sy…

  • Kimberly-Clark ranked among 'World's Most Ethical Companies' in 2013

    March 6, 2013
    Ethisphere Institute recognizes K-C for global commitment to integrity, good governance and ethical business practices.

  • Ahlstrom showcases expanded wallcovering line

    March 5, 2013
    Company presents Easylife range at China Wallpaper Exposition

  • Vita Nonwovens discontinues production of EnGuard GlassFree Insulation

    March 5, 2013
    Vita Nonwovens has made the strategic decision to discontinue the production of its EnGuard GlassFree Insulation as a consumer ready wall and ceiling insulation batt. The company says the decision was reached in an effort to refocus and prioritize op…

  • Fibertect wipes favored by D.O.D.

    March 4, 2013
    Decontamination wipe deemedviable at cleaning up a nerve chemical surrogate.

  • Texsus unveils new strategic plan

    March 4, 2013
    Texsus Spa has implemented a new strategic plan focused on European production expansion and on penetration in South America and Southeast Asia markets. A €25 million investment in its Pistoia plant in Italy includes the construction of a new b…

  • Freudenberg Politex increases prices

    March 1, 2013
    Due to increasing pressure from raw material price increases, Freudenberg Politex has implemented a 5-7% price hike for different products in its portfolio, effective March 15. The company says PET chips prices have been on the move since the summer…

  • Autoneum expands with production foothold in Russia

    February 28, 2013
    Autoneum, a Swiss thermal and acoustic nonwovens insulation company, is boosting its local presence with a production plant in Russia. Starting in the fall of 2013, Autoneum will be producing acoustic and thermal components in Ryazan for the growing…

  • Nippon Paper expands cellulose nanofibers business

    February 27, 2013
    Nippon Paper Industries Co., Ltd. has decided to build new verification and production facilities for cellulose nanofibers at Iwakuni Mill, part of its of chemical division, to develop the cellulose nanofiber business using pulp as materials. Cellul…