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  • Autefa Solutions appoints regional sales manager

    Autefa Solutions appoints regional sales manager

    May 12, 2014
    John Jewett has joined Autefa Solutions North America as a new regional sales manager for nonwovens technology. Jewett has 14 years of worldwide experience in field work on all mechanical aspects of nonwovens machinery used in the automotive, filtrat…


  • Milliken acquires Westex

    May 12, 2014
    Milliken & Company acquired Westex, Inc., strengthening its position in the flame-resistant (FR) fabrics industry. Recognizing the need for improved workplace safety, industrial employers and regulatory agencies are elevating the importance for w…


  • Medline forms new retail consumer division

    May 12, 2014
    Recognizing the changing healthcare landscape and the needs of today’s consumer, Medline Industries, Inc. formed a new retail consumer division to manage and expand its fast-growing retail consumer business. Mark Scott has been appointed as pre…


  • Tom Zaiser named CEO of FiberVisions

    May 12, 2014
    Indorama Ventures Public Company Limited appointed Tom Zaiser CEOof its FiberVisions subsidiary effective April 30, 2014. Zaiser succeeds Gary Spitz who is leaving the company. Zaiser will continue in his current role as president and general manager…


  • Freudenberg’s Evolon certified by France UV Standard 801

    May 12, 2014
    As doctors record a significant increase in the number of skin cancers and call for better prevention, performance textile manufacturer Freudenberg offers a solution with its microfilament textile Evolon. Evolon has been granted Ultraviolet Protectio…


  • Rockline donates to tornado relief efforts

    May 8, 2014
    Rockline Industries has donated more than 26,000 packages of cleaning and personal care wipes to International Aid, a Christian relief ministry assisting with disaster relief efforts in Arkansas and Mississippi in the wake of the devastating tornadoe…


  • Fitesa's Latin America footprint grows

    May 7, 2014
    South Carolina-based nonwovens producer Fitesa has invested in new machinery that will add 45,000 tons of spunmelt capacity in Latin America. The first volume related to this investment is scheduled to start in the first quarter of 2015 and the last…


  • K-C health care spin-off to be named Halyard Health

    May 7, 2014
    Kimberly-Clark said that the Form 10 Registration Statement for its previously announced plan to spin off its health care business has been filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The new company will be called Halyard Health, Inc. and wil…


  • Kadant Solutions introduces compact roll cleaner assemblies

    May 7, 2014
    Kadant Solutions launched its VeriKleen and patent-pending VeriLite roll cleaner assemblies used for cleaning belt and roll surfaces. The new roll cleaner assemblies are compact, lightweight, and rugged devices designed to remove contaminants such as…


  • Fi-Tech names Ian Mills market development director

    May 7, 2014
    Ian Mills joined Fi-Tech, Inc. May 1 as market development director with key responsibilities in new business development in North America for Brückner Textile Technologies and other Fi-Tech principals. Mills brings an extensive background in s…


  • H.B. Fuller opens new facility in Colombia

    H.B. Fuller opens new facility in Colombia

    May 6, 2014
    $10 million investment represents company's commitment to Andean region.


  • U by Kotex receives core upgrade

    May 6, 2014
    All pads now contain 3D capture core


  • INDA earns EPA award

    INDA earns EPA award

    May 6, 2014
    Campaign cuts clogging from non-flushable materials in Maine’s wastewater by 50% according to initial post study.


  • Winn Dixie upgrades baby care line

    May 6, 2014
    Diapers offer improved fit, wipes offered in 10 scents.


  • Paramount debuts Aro Kleen adult diapers

    Paramount debuts Aro Kleen adult diapers

    May 5, 2014
    In India Paramount Surgimed introduced its premium range of Aro Kleen adult diapers for those with urinary incontinence, an involuntary leakage of urine that can occur in all age groups, not just senior citizens. The Paramount unisex and disposable…