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  • Kimberly-Clark wins Catalyst Award

    January 29, 2014
    Kimberly-Clark is one of two companies that will receive the prestigious 2014 Catalyst Award, which annually honors innovative initiatives that expand leadership and opportunities for women and business. Kimberly-Clark shares this year's Catalyst…


  • Nonwoven materials and products market to reach $45 billion

    January 28, 2014
    Transparency Market Research has released a new market report titled, "Nonwoven Materials & Products (Polypropylene, Polyester, Nylon and Others) Market For Disposable and Durable Applications—Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Gro…


  • EDANA and INDA launch new shared mission and vision

    January 27, 2014
    Initiative further strengthens nonwovens association relationship between Europe and North America.


  • PGI acquires Providencia

    January 27, 2014
    Nonwovens leader to acquire Latin American manufacturer of nonwovens for hygiene, healthcare and industrial applications.


  • PHC unveils Momentum wipes canister loader

    January 24, 2014
    Product Handling Concepts (PHC), a manufacturer of custom designed and manufactured product handling equipment based in Appleton, WI, has unveiled its Momentum wipes canister loader with an operating rate of up to 180 canisters per minute, which the…


  • HyDri Cotton certified by USDA

    January 23, 2014
    Barnhardt Manufacturing Company has earned the USDA Certified Biobased Product Label for its HyDri Cotton. The USDA Certified Biobased Product Label verifies that the product’s amount of renewable biobased ingredients meets or exceeds levels se…


  • TJ Beall launches new website

    January 23, 2014
    The TJ Beall Company has launched a new website at www.tjbeall.com. The new site offers an enhanced visual layout and easy navigation for users. The site is broken into two distinct segments. The first is dedicated to natural fibers for nonwovens cov…


  • RKW names Manfred Bracher as COO

    January 23, 2014
    Manfred Bracher has been appointed to the RKW Group’s executive management board as the COO. He will be responsible for the supervision and organization of all operational and technical processes. He will also remain the vice president of the G…


  • Laura Raitio resigns from Ahlstrom

    January 23, 2014
    Laura Raitio, executive vice president, building and energy business area, has resigned from Ahlstrom Corporation at her own request. Raitio joined Ahlstrom in 1990 and has been a member of the executive management team since 2006. She will continue…


  • FILTREX Europe set for October in Berlin

    January 23, 2014
    Will be held in Berlin Oct. 1-2, 2014.


  • INDA teams up with Maine Wastewater Control Association

    January 22, 2014
    INDA, the Association of the Nonwoven Fabrics Industry, has teamed up with the Maine Wastewater Control Association (MWWCA) in an effort to combat a significant contributor to clogs in wastewater system equipment, flushing baby wipes. Baby wipes are…


  • Freudenberg to upgrade spunlaid operations

    January 17, 2014
    Freudenberg Nonwovens is upgrading its spunlaid production with investments in North Carolina and Germany. The company is investing several million euros in upgrades at its Durharm, NC and Kaiserlautern sites. Both investments will improve the perfor…


  • INDA to hold CAB conference in May

    January 16, 2014
    Focus will be on converting needs of automotives and home furnishing markets


  • Pegas' Egyptian line complete

    January 16, 2014
    New line adds 20,000 tons of capacity to the region.


  • Depend now offers Fit-Flex protection

    January 16, 2014
    Adult diapers now offer closer-to-the-body fit