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  • Hollingsworth & Vose increases media prices

    February 11, 2014
    Hollingsworth & Vose is increasing prices by 3–5% on its battery, engine and high efficiency filtration glass and cellulose products due to rising fiber, resin and energy costs. The new media prices will affect shipments from March 17, 2014…


  • Glatfelter raises prices for food and beverage filtration papers

    February 11, 2014
    Glatfelter is raising prices by 5% for all beverage filtration papers, effective immediately. The announcement comes as a result of high raw material costs. “The cost for most raw materials, especially for long natural and specialty synthetic f…


  • Ahlstrom to establish new service center in Lithuania

    February 11, 2014
    Ahlstrom says it plans to establish a new service center in Vilnius, Lithuania, to support its businesses in Europe. The new service center is planned to manage most of the finance, accounting and customer service operations in EMEA (Europe, Middle…


  • Rodman J. Zilenziger, Founder, Rodman Media, Dies

    February 7, 2014
    Rodman J. Zilenziger, the founder of Rodman Publishing Corporation (now, Rodman Media Corporation), died on Feb. 2, 2014. He was 85. In 1964, while serving as vice president of sales for Dorland Publishing, Mr. Zilenziger co-launched Detergent Age, w…


  • Lenzing appoints new  board member

    Lenzing appoints new board member

    February 7, 2014
    The supervisory board meeting of Lenzing AG held on January 31, 2014 appointed Robert van de Kerkhof to serve as a member of the management board for a period of three years as of May 1, 2014. In his capacity as chief commercial officer, van de Kerkh…


  • Freudenberg strengthens sites in Brazil

    February 7, 2014
    The company expands plants in Jacareí and Diadema.


  • BASF opens battery materials center in Japan

    February 6, 2014
    BASF has inaugurated its Research and Development Laboratory and Application Technology Center for Battery Materials in Amagasaki, Japan. The facility, located in the Amagasaki Research Incubation Center, is BASF's first combined battery material…


  • Eastman expands Cyphrex range

    February 6, 2014
    Blending microfibers helps achieve precision, consistency.


  • gDiapers launches Love Me collection

    February 6, 2014
    Portion of proceeds from sale of each Love Me product goes directly to Hands to Hearts International.


  • Ahlstrom reorganizes executive management team

    February 5, 2014
    Ahlstrom has made changes to its management structure while keeping its operating model with five business areas in tact. In the new set-up, the executive vice presidents of sales regions will report directly to the president and CEO and will be memb…


  • Rockline presents awards at Vision

    February 4, 2014
    Last week at Vision 2014, Rockline Industries announced that Fiber Dynamics' High Point, NC facility and Teknoweb, Cremona, Italy, are the recipients of its Nonwovens Supplier Excellence Award and Supplier Innovation Award, respectively, for 2013…


  • Butterfly Body Liners wins Visionary Award

    February 4, 2014
    Nonwoven feminine hygiene product helps provide solution to ABL.


  • Kelheim Fibres and Krones develop alternative medium for beer filtration

    February 4, 2014
    The development of a substitute for diatomite in precoat filtration in the brewing industry is the subject of a joint research project between Kelheim Fibres, manufacturer of viscose speciality fibers, and Krones AG, a producer of beverage and food t…


  • Teijin elects Jun Suzuki as new CEO

    February 4, 2014
    Teijin Limited announced that its board of directors has elected Jun Suzuki, currently executive officer, member of the board, as its next president and CEO. Suzuki will assume his new role on April 1. Shigeo Ohyagi, the current president and CEO of…


  • Jean-Marie Becker has left Suominen

    February 4, 2014
    As a consequence of the structural and management changes announced by Suominen Corporation September 30, 2013 and effective as of January 1, 2014, Jean-Marie Becker, former executive vice president, nonwovens, has left Suominen in January 2014 to pu…