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  • 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

  • Contract Services
    Canopus Wet Wipes

    Canopus Wet Wipes

    B-54 Printech Park Cluster, KIADB Industrial Area Phase-1, Harohalli, District Ramnagara - 562112, Karnataka, India Tel. 91 9880510330 info@canopuswetwipes.com www.canopuswetwipes.com India has become a promising place for nonwovens and h…
    06.01.18

  • Market Data
    2017 Roll Goods Import and Export Data Released

    2017 Roll Goods Import and Export Data Released

    New numbers show exports expanded nearly 5% while imports slowed.
    Dawnee Giammittorio, Associate Director, the Franken Group 06.01.18

  • Trade Associations Stick to Their Guns

    In May, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) levied a $700,000 fine against household wipes maker Pental for falsely claiming its White King wipes were flushable. Pental was found to have misled its customers into thinking that i…
    Karen McIntyre, Editor 06.01.18

  • German Nonwovens Industry on Verge of Steady Growth

    Nonwovens producers in the country are expanding.
    Eugene Gerden 05.04.18

  • Diaper Growth Leads to Nonwovens Demand

    Diaper Growth Leads to Nonwovens Demand

    Japanese diaper makers rely on exports.
    Kin Ohmura 05.04.18

  • What’s in Store for Japan?

    Each year, the global nonwovens industry gathers in a set location for a huge trade show. This location, as we know, rotates between North America, Europe and Asia. In North America, the spot has in recent years mostly been Miami Beach, while in Euro…
    Karen McIntyre, Editor 05.04.18

  • K-C Legal Win: What Does it Mean?

    The wipes industry scored a victory in December when a federal court put a hold on a Washington, D.C., city law regulating flushable wipe labeling. The legislation had passed the city council a year earlier and was due to go into effect on January 1&…
    Karen McIntyre, Editor 04.12.18

  • Pakten A.S.

    Pakten A.S.

    Pakten A.S. 2.Organize Sanayi Bölgesi 83221 Nolu Cadde No:9 Baspınar-Gaziantep/Turkey Tel. +90 (342) 337 45 50 Fax +90 (342) 337 45 55 www.pakten.com pakten@pakten.com Turkish hygiene producer Pakten A.S. established itself in the year…
    04.05.18

  • Who Has The Power?

    Over the past decade, the growing influence of online retailers, subscription services and other new sales channels have changed the dynamic between retailers and consumers. The internet has given both sides of the relationship more tools in both tra…
    Karen McIntyre, Editor 04.05.18

  • The next great frontier

    Some of the world’s keenest observers of the global baby diaper market were surprised by the Chinese consumers’ thirst for ultra-premium, soft baby diapers. Many of the major multinational brands entered the market with value offerings, t…
    Karen McIntyre, Editor 03.02.18

  • Mega Disposables

    Mega Disposables

    Mega Disposables 148 Dekelias str. 13678 Aharnes, Greece Tel. +30 210 2419800 Fax +30 210 2419818 mega@megadis.gr www.megadis.gr Established in 1980, Mega Disposables produces a wide range of hygienic disposables including sanitary napkins,…
    03.02.18