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  • Geotextile/Agrotextile | Middle East/North Africa
    TexoFib

    TexoFib

    Jubail Industrial City 1 Street 265 PO Box 4231 Jubail-31961 KSA Tel : +966 13 367 4340 Fax : +966 13 367 4341 info@texofib.com www.texofib.com TexoFib is an industrial firm based in the Royal Commission Industrial Area, Jubail, Saudi Arabi…
    12.07.18

  • Diaper, Baby

    Five Step Micro-Franchising Model for a Diaper Brand in Low Income Markets

    Author recommends starting out small, taking advantage of local business comunities.
    Raymond Chimhandamba, Handas Consulting, Johannesburg, South Africa 12.07.18

  • Hygiene: It Takes a Village

    Most wearers of disposable hygiene items—whether they are two or 92—never consider the level of innovation that goes into the product that is keeping them dry and shielding them from embarrassment. They don’t know they contain a cor…
    Karen McIntyre, Editor 12.07.18

  • Galaxy Industries

    Galaxy Industries

    Company produces hydrogen bonded airlaid and ES fiber absorbent cores
    11.02.18

  • Nanotechnology
    Nanofiber Nonwoven Fabrics by Electrospinning and Meltblown Nonwovens

    Nanofiber Nonwoven Fabrics by Electrospinning and Meltblown Nonwovens

    New developments are leading to uniformity.
    Kin Ohmura, Osaka Chemical 11.02.18

  • Disruptions in the Baby Diaper Space

    Disruptions in the Baby Diaper Space

    The only constant is change.
    Raymond Chimhandamba, , Handas Consulting, Johannesburg, South Africa 11.02.18

  • The Plastic Problem—What’s the Answer

    The topic of plastic was a hot one at this year’s Outlook Conference in Dubrovnik, Croatia. How to reduce its use, how to make it more sustainable and what to do with it after use were all discussed. And, it’s no surprise that this topic…
    Karen McIntyre, Editor 11.02.18

  • How to Win in the Diaper Category in Low Income Markets

    How to Win in the Diaper Category in Low Income Markets

    Lessons, observations and challenges.
    Raymond Chimhandamba, Handas Consulting, Johannesburg, South Africa 10.09.18

  • Mercantile Development, Inc. (MDI)

    Mercantile Development, Inc. (MDI)

    10 Waterview Drive Shelton, CT 06484 203-693-8226 info@mdiwipers.com www.mdiwipers.com Mercantile Development, Inc. (MDI) is a third-generation, family-owned and operated manufacturer of professional-grade industrial wiping products. Founded…
    10.08.18

  • Retail Chains May Provide Competition to Personal Care Manufacturers

    Retail Chains May Provide Competition to Personal Care Manufacturers

    Global producers of nonwoven-based personal care products may face serious competition from retailers during the next several years, due to retailers’ plans to significantly increase their private label product offerings, according to predictio…
    Eugene Gerden, Russia Correspondent 10.08.18

  • Winning Asia, Winning the World

    As this issue goes to press, Unicharm announced it would purchase DSG, one of Southeast Asia’s largest makers of adult incontinence and baby diaper products with strong positions in some of the region’s fastest growing markets like Thaila…
    Karen McIntyre, Editor 10.08.18

  • Contact Us

    NONWOVENS INDUSTRY is the only monthly trade magazine dedicated to the worldwide business of nonwovens. For more than 30 years, the magazine has tracked the growth of the nonwovens industry through years of changes, technology, evolution and market…
    09.18.18

  • Chemtex

    Chemtex

    Chemtex 1 Front Street Cumberland, RI 02864 Tel: (877) 431-0200 Fax: (401) 305-3033 info@chemtexinc.com www.chemtexinc.com Founded in 1999 in East Providence, RI, Chemtex started off as a master distributor of oil and chemical absorbents. Du…
    09.07.18

  • Rise Up

    Early this month, INDA’s Research, Innovation, Science for Engineered Fabrics Conference (RISE) will kick off the fall season of conferences relevant to the global nonwovens industry. The RISE conference tends to focus on the technology side of…
    Karen McIntyre, Editor 09.07.18

  • Fibrix, LLC

    Fibrix, LLC

    1820 Evans St., NE Conover, NC 28613 1-828-459-7064 info@fibrix.com www.fibrix.com Now in its 50th year, North Carolina-based Fibrix, LLC, has emerged as a leading manufacturer of nonwoven fiber solutions in North America, with 10 facilities a…
    08.09.18

  • Healthy, Wealthy and Wise

    We are living in the age of big data. People track how many steps they take per day, the quality of their sleep, calorie intake, energy outputs—you name it. Harvesting all of this data and then analyzing it is supposed to help you live your bes…
    Karen McIntyre, Editor 08.09.18

  • First Miscellaneous Tariff Bill Vetted Under Reform Process Stalled in Senate

    Proposed legislation impacts imported goods not available from U.S. producers.
    Dawnee Giammittorio, Associate Director at The Franken Group, LLC 08.09.18

  • China
    Uniquetex

    Uniquetex

    700 S. Battleground Ave. Grover, NC 28073 Tel. 704-457-3003 / 336-905-0171 www.uniquetex.com dwight@uniquetex.com Established in 2016, Uniquetex, LLC, is a joint venture between Foshan Nanhai Beautiful Nonwoven Co. Ltd. and Wenzhou Chaolong…
    07.06.18

  • Legal/Regulatory | North America

    TRUMP’S TRADE WARS: Battling on Multiple Fronts

    New administration policy’s are shaking up global industry.
    Dawnee Giammittorio, Associate Director at The Franken Group 07.06.18

  • Acquisitions and More

    Acquisition activity has picked up in nonwovens recently leaving industry watchers scratching their heads over what this means for the industry going forward. Of course, the industry is no stranger to acquisitions. Many of the largest nonwovens produ…
    Karen McIntyre, Editor 07.06.18