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Nexwear unveils disposable incontinence products

7th Nov 2019 has unveiled new disposable incontinence products built with empathy and discretion in mind. Sold exclusively online at, the new line of incontinence wear offers men and women of all stages of life a worry-free solution to incontinence and helps them taking back control of their lives. November is bladder health awareness...

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Global nonwovens trade to touch $43.15 bn in 2021

6th Nov 2019

After registering a decline in 2015 and 2016, the global trade of nonwovens has been shown sharp rise with a high CAGR (compound annual growth rate), according to data from TexPro. The total trade gained by 13.48 per cent in 2018 over the previous year, and it is anticipated to reach $ 43.15 billion in 2021 growing at a CAGR of 10.47 per cent from 2018.

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Lydall appoints Sara Greenstein as new president & CEO

21st Oct 2019

Lydall has appointed Sara Greenstein as the new president and chief executive officer of the company, effective November 18, 2019. Greenstein will succeed Dale G. Barnhart, who will be retiring after more than 12 years of service with Lydall. The company produces specialty engineered products for the thermal/acoustical and filtration/separation markets.

Over 100 pioneers gather for networking at NIA 2019

19th Oct 2019

Over 100 R&D and innovation managers, product developers, researchers and students from Europe to the Middle East, India and North America gathered for an intense conference programme and networking, at The Nonwovens Innovation Academy 2019 (NIA), held at Deutsche Institut für Textil and Faserforschung (DITF) in Denkendorf, Germany from October 16-17.

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Technical Absorbents' superabsorbent tech at Hygienix

14th Oct 2019

Technical Absorbents will showcase its washable superabsorbent fabric range at Hygienix -the premier event for absorbent hygiene and personal care markets - in November. The company has been developing superabsorbent SAF washable fabric technology. Reusable hygiene products are getting wide acceptance. For these, absorbency is a key performance...

INDA names three finalists for Hygienix Innovation Award

9th Oct 2019

INDA has announced the names of the three finalists for the 2019 Hygienix Innovation Award, which will be presented at the fifth edition of Hygienix. The premier event for sustainable technologies, emerging markets, and technical innovations in the absorbent hygiene and personal care industry, will be held from November 11-14, 2019, in Houston, TX.

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Nonwovens Network to host 23rd annual seminar in December

9th Oct 2019

The Nonwovens Network is set to host the 23rd annual seminar on December 5, 2019, at the John Smith's stadium in Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, UK. The Nonwovens Network is an organisation of industry professionals aimed to develop mechanisms for the exchange of ideas and the development of professional associations throughout the UK nonwovens industry.

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Rockline Industries awarded for exceptional safety

5th Oct 2019

Rockline Industries' Springdale, Arkansas campus has been awarded by the Arkansas Department of Labour for exceptional safety. Rockline Industries - Northwest Arkansas (NWA) has achieved 11 million safe work hours without a lost time accident (LTA). This milestone has been achieved by only a handful of companies. The Safe Work Programme began in 1976.

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Wind Point Partners takes over U.S. Nonwovens

5th Oct 2019

Wind Point Partners, a Chicago-based private equity firm, has taken over a controlling interest in U.S. Nonwovens, a company based in Brentwood, New York. USN supplies a broad portfolio of products for personal and home care applications, including disinfectant, cosmetic and personal cleansing wipes, as well as laundry detergent, bleach and fabric...

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