Nonwovens News

  • Trützschler Nonwovens integrates Bastian Winder Technologies

    April 11, 2012
    Under the name of Bastian, Trützschler Nonwovens will offer winders for nonwovens, film, paper and composites.


  • Dow unveils new equipment at innovation center

    April 10, 2012
    Lab-scale equipment will help accelerate technical developments in key market segments.


  • Agru America acquires assets of Performance Fabrics & Fibers

    April 10, 2012
    Products manufactured consist of geotextiles, fabrics, fibers and the trademarked BlaZbarrier, a flame retardant barrier fabric.


  • Disposable medical supplies market posting gains

    April 9, 2012
    Market to approach $46.7 billion by 2016.


  • Avgol confirms talks with PGI owner

    April 5, 2012
    Israeli nonwovens producer Avgol has confirmed that it has made contact with Blackstone Group, the private equity owner of fellow nonwovens producer Polymer Group Inc., but said plans for an acquisition or merger is not near. “The company wish…


  • Medline launches inco product, opens facility

    Medline launches inco product, opens facility

    April 5, 2012
    Medline has opened a 600,000-square-foot site in Douglasville, GA, outside of Atlanta, where it will make its new FitRight adult incontinence products on technologically advanced, high speed lines. The new facility will create 150 new jobs in the are…


  • SCA adds sustainability targets

    April 5, 2012
    SCA has introduced a number of new sustainability targets to reaffirm its role as one of the world’s most sustainable companies—environmentally, socially and financially. “Sustainability activites are busi­ness-critical for SCA…


  • TSG to cease Pennsylvania manufacturing

    April 5, 2012
    TSG Finishing will close its North Wales, PA converting facility and consolidate its operations into its four sites in North Carolina. Executives said the decision to center all of its operations in North Carolina came from a need to improve its turn…


  • K-C launches GoodNites pads

    K-C launches GoodNites pads

    April 5, 2012
    Kimberly-Clark has a new solution for bedwetters. The company, through its GoodNites brand, is introducing new, innovative bedwetting protection—disposable bed mats. GoodNites Bed Mats are ultra-absorbent, cloth-like, disposable mats that provi…


  • Freudenberg makes filtration acquisition in India

    April 5, 2012
    Freudenberg Filtration Technologies India acquired the business of Pyramid Filters, effective earlier this month. Based in Pune, India, Freudenberg Filtration Technologies India provides high-efficient industrial and automotive filter elements and sy…


  • Russian wipes maker chooses Lenzing

    April 5, 2012
    Russian wipes maker Avagard has chosen Lenzing Viscose fibers in its latest baby care product. The Pamperino baby care wet wipes range aims to meet the needs of both babies and their parents. “From our experience, we know that only the best is…


  • 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…