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  • SWM acquires DelStar

    November 19, 2013
    DelStar, Inc. and SWM have formed an agreement, whereby SWM will acquire DelStar from Bethesda, MD-based investment firm American Capital Strategies. Under the terms of the agreement, DelStar will become a wholly owned subsidiary of SWM. The acquisit…


  • Duni to delay hygiene market exit

    November 19, 2013
    Postpones shutdown to March 2015


  • Domtar to purchase Laboratorios Indas

    November 19, 2013
    Spanish hygiene maker will improve foothold in Europe


  • Bostik launches new brand positioning

    November 19, 2013
    Adhesive specialist Bostik has unveiled a new visual identity today as part of an extensive makeover of its brand positioning. The campaign, designed to streamline the company’s brand portfolio and strengthen its global visibility, is part of B…


  • Teruo Horino named sales manager for NDC Japan

    November 19, 2013
    NDC Infrared Engineering has expanded its Japan operations through the appointment of Teruo Horino as sales manager, Japan for its web gauging and metals systems. Horino-san has experience in industrial measurement and control systems across a wide r…


  • Jajoo and Investkonsult set up JV to make hygiene products

    November 18, 2013
    Sweden-based Investkonsult and India located Jajoo Surgicals Pvt. Ltd. have set up a joint venture to manufacture hygiene products at Dewas near Indore in India. The JV will produce underpads, booster pads and maternity pads and is slated to begin co…


  • Nederman lands filtration contract in the Ukraine

    November 18, 2013
    Nederman has won a SEK25 million ($3.8mn) order from Kremenchuk Steel Works Stockholding Co. in the Ukraine to supply solutions for the filtration of gas dust from their steel making furnaces. The order includes filters, cabinets, installation and t…


  • PGI completes acquisition of Fiberweb

    November 15, 2013
    Integration of industry leaders creates world's largest nonwovens company.


  • Alexium introduces halogen-free FR treatment for nylon-cotton

    November 15, 2013
    Alexium International has introduced a halogen-free flame retardant treatment for nylon-cotton blends under the Nycolon product series. This achievement is born from Alexium’s proprietary Nycolon technology and further extends the application r…


  • Paul Walsh named chairman of Ontex

    November 15, 2013
    Ontex's board has nominated Paul Walsh as the new chairman of the company, who will take up the position from January 1, 2014. Current chairman Adrian Bellamy is set to retire. “I am very pleased Paul will be joining the board and succeedi…


  • K-C pursuing spin-off of health care business

    November 15, 2013
    Move would sharpen K-C's focus on its consumer and K-C Professional brands.


  • H&V to make Technostat in North America

    November 14, 2013
    Hollingsworth & Vose will add Technostat filtration media production capability at its plant in Floyd, VA. Technostat is H&V's electrostatically charged air filtration medium that finds use in a number of areas including respirators, vacu…


  • FibeRio displays MERV 15 and HEPA grade nanofiber at Filtration 2013

    November 14, 2013
    FibeRio Technology Corporation has introduced MERV 15 and HEPA grade nanofiber filtration media from Forcespinning technology that it is displaying in its booth at the INDA Filtration 2013 tradeshow. Rolls of nanofiber media produced from FibeRio&rsq…


  • EDANA opens entries for INDEX14 awards

    November 14, 2013
    With now less than 6 months until the INDEX14 global nonwovens exhibition, EDANA, the international association representing the nonwovens and related industries has announced the categories for the INDEX14 awards for innovative achievements in nonwo…


  • P&G announces organizational changes

    November 14, 2013
    The Procter & Gamble Company announced that Dimitri Panayotopoulos, vice chairman and advisor to the chairman and CEO, will retire from the company, effective January 2, 2014, after 37 years of service. Panayotopoulos joined P&G in 1977. He…