Nonwovens News

  • Ahlstrom upgrades wallcoverings

    April 5, 2012
    Ahlstrom has revised its EasyLife product range  to feature new embossable materials, offering additional 3D capabilities, which will enhance the design possibilities in wall coverings. All new products have been developed sustainably to minimiz…


  • Avgol honored for green efforts

    April 5, 2012
    The Israeli Ministry of Environment has included Avgol at the top of a list of industrial companies and their environmental compliance. This environmental rating provides investors and investment advisors an additional meaningful tool in evaluating c…


  • Pegas: Egyptian expansion has begun

    April 5, 2012
    Czech nonwovens producer Pegas has provided an update on its Egyptian investment. The company announced in mid 2011 it would establish an Egyptian facility near Cairo that would ultimately house two state-of-the-art spunmelt lines. After meeting all…


  • Korean fem hy maker opts for Lenzing

    Korean fem hy maker opts for Lenzing

    April 5, 2012
    Yejimiin, in Korea, has introduced a new generation of panty liners featuring a top sheet that is made from 100% Tencel.  Yejimiin aims to satisfy women’s needs with high-quality products. The company is aware of the significant impact…


  • Huggies teams up to aid in disaster relief

    April 5, 2012
    In an effort to provide North American families access to diapers during times of catastrophic disasters, such as the recent tornadoes impacting the Midwest and Southeast regions of the US, the National Diaper Bank Network and the Huggies brand have…


  • Tufco announces investment

    April 5, 2012
    Tufco Technologies, a contract manufacturer of wet and dry wipes, has added a new canister line to its operation. The new Elsner ENR-1000 rewinder is reportedly very flexible and will give Tufco the increased capacity needed to support growth while d…


  • NAT, Barnhardt partner in flax manufacturing

    April 5, 2012
    Naturally Advanced Technology, maker of CRAiLER, a natural fiber made from flax and other bast fibers, has partnered with Barnhardt Manufacturing to further expand its manufacturing capacity. Under the agreement, Barnhardt will execute the CRAiLAR en…


  • INDA seeking nominations for several award contests

    April 5, 2012
    INDA is now accepting nominations for several industry awards—the W.O.W. World of Wipes award, the RISE durable product award, the Lifetime Achievement Award and the Visionary Award. The fifth annual World of Wipes Innovation Award will honor…


  • GIA launches medical study

    April 5, 2012
    Nonwoven disposables are rapidly making inroads into the medical sector, principally driven by growing consumer awareness against the spread of infectious diseases, according to a new study published by Global Industry Analysts, Inc. Diseases such as…


  • Elmarco sells Nanospider line in Mid East

    April 5, 2012
    Elmarco has sold a third 1.6-meter Nanospider production line to a Mid East-based customer. This not only proves the success of nanofiber technology but also the effectiveness and functionality of Elmarco’s equipment, according to the company.…


  • Colbond merges with Bonar Technical Fabrics

    April 4, 2012
    Parent company Low & Bonar Plc accelerates path to globalization.


  • JM publishes sustainability report

    April 3, 2012
    Publication available to view on website.


  • INDA releases global spunlace report

    April 2, 2012
    New industry report details the rapid global growth of spunlaced/hydroentanglement


  • Ahlstrom to transfer Brazilian wipes business

    March 30, 2012
    Completion to occur in second quarter of 2012.


  • V-Care adding three diaper lines in China

    March 29, 2012
    First line set to come onstream in May.