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  • Rockline publishes sustainability report

    December 13, 2013
    2013 Environmental Sustainability Report highlights reduction in energy use and waste.


  • Autoneum expands in China

    December 13, 2013
    Autoneum has acquired a 25% stake in a joint venture with its long-time partner and Japanese supplier Nihon Tokushu Toryo (Nittoku) and Chinese supplier TGPM Automotive Industry Group (TGPM) in the emerging market of China. In the future, innovative…


  • P&G opens Indonesia plant

    P&G opens Indonesia plant

    December 12, 2013
    Plant to meet growing demand in Indonesia and Asia for Pampers and other P&G brands


  • Meijer, Huggies team up this holiday season

    December 12, 2013
    Retailer donation will benefit three diaper banks in the Midwest.


  • Bolger & O’Hearn introduces Altopel F³

    December 11, 2013
    Committed to advancing environmentally sound technologies for the textile marketplace, Bolger & O’Hearn's latest innovation based on these principles is Altopel F³, a durable fluorine-free water repellent finish. Altopel F³ co…


  • Ahlstrom launches new website

    December 11, 2013
    Ahlstrom has launched a renewed website to improve service to Ahlstrom's stakeholders and to promote the the company's strategy to provide a high performance product offering for a clean and healthy environment. The biggest changes have been…


  • SINCE 2013 visitors rise by 11%

    December 9, 2013
    15th Shanghai International Nonwovens Exhibition achieves success and growth with 14,448 visitors.


  • Autoneum Holding appoints CFO

    December 6, 2013
    Autoneum Holding Ltd. has appointed Martin Zwyssig as CFO and member of the group executive board. Zwyssig has long-standing experience as CFO of stock-listed industrial enterprises operating globally. He will take up his duties after a handover phas…


  • Ahlstrom reorganizes

    December 5, 2013
    Splits food and medical into separate business units


  • Lennart Persson, CFO and executive VP of SCA, to retire

    December 5, 2013
    SCA’s CFO and executive vice president Lennart Persson will retire on July 1, 2014, after contributing to SCA’s growth in a number of senior positions since 1987. Fredrik Rystedt, 49, will succeed Persson and will become a member of SCA&r…


  • New management at Messe Frankfurt

    December 4, 2013
    Kathryn Fitts and Dennis Smith are the new management team at Messe Frankfurt Inc. in Atlanta, GA, U.S., taking over from John Gallagher, who has decided to move into a different direction. With immediate effect, Fitts and Smith have been appointed…


  • Clarcor acquires Bekaert Advanced Filtration

    Tim Wright||December 4, 2013
    Clarcor Inc. has acquired the Bekaert Advanced Filtration business from NV Bekaert SA for roughly €6 million ($8 million). The advanced filtration business is engaged in the same line of business as Clarcor’s subsidiary, Purolator EFP, whi…


  • Voith, Trützschler process certified flushable

    Voith, Trützschler process certified flushable

    December 4, 2013
    Nonwoven material passes rigorous INDA/EDANA test requirements.


  • Techtextil to host Middle East Symposium

    December 3, 2013
    Conference session to be held at Intersec in Dubai in January


  • Nonwovens grow in Middle East geotextile market

    Tim Wright||December 3, 2013
    A new report on the geotextiles market in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries says the geotextile market in these areas will experience positive growth as major construction activity in the region ramps up. Th…