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US' INDA hires Wes Fisher as director of government affairs

23rd Sep 2022

The INDA has named government relations and external affairs strategist and advocate Wes Fisher as its new Director of Government Affairs to raise the association’s profile in Washington, D.C. Most recently, he was senior director of government affairs at the Pet Advocacy Network where he led government relations and legislative strategy.

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Germany’s Gessner launches fuel filter for diesel engines

23rd Sep 2022

Germany’s Gessner has launched its three-layer fuel filter media to protect diesel engines of trucks. Modern trucks travel hundreds of kilometres every day and should function reliably. The high-efficient filter element protects the engine properly in extreme environmental conditions. For trucks with high injection pressures, this filter is helpful.

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US’ Oatey releases Hercules for Body wipes

22nd Sep 2022

Oatey, a US-based manufacturer in the plumbing industry, has released Hercules For Body, new body wipes, that are hard on grime and odour rather than skin and require no water or rinsing. The wipes are formulated for contractors and job-site conditions and are effective at removing dirt, grease, oil and other residue that contractors come into contact...

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US’ Edgewell announces organisational changes to streamline leadership

19th Sep 2022

Edgewell announces organisational changes to streamline its leadership. With the exit of Nick Powell, president of international responsibilities for Edgewell's global business will be split between Rod Little, president and chief executive officer, and Dan Sullivan, who will add the role of president Europe and Latin America to his CFO duties.

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Germany's Emtec to showcase softness measuring device at Hygienix 2022

15th Sep 2022

Emtec Electronic, the German manufacturer of specialised testing equipment, is all set to showcase its innovative softness measuring device, the TSA Tactile Sensation Analyzer, at the Hygienix 2022, which will be held from November 14-17 in New Orleans, Louisiana, US. The haptic measuring device will help achieve maximum softness in nonwoven hygiene...

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US’ Proof launches new triple-patented leak proof period underwear

15th Sep 2022

US’ Proof, the leading feminine wellness company in the US, has announced its official expansion into the teen aisle to help new menstruators feel comfortable, confident and protected against leaks all cycle long. The Proof Teen line offers reusable, sustainable, and affordable period undies in extended teen and tween sizes and new colours and styles.

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Sweden’s Essity announces new organisational structure

15th Sep 2022

Sweden-based hygiene and health company Essity has announced a new organisational structure and changes to its executive management team, valid as of December 31, 2022. In the new organisational structure, Essity will comprise four business units, namely Consumer Goods Americas, Consumer Goods EMEA, Professional Hygiene, and Health & Medical.

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Freudenberg Performance Materials awarded EcoVadis Silver Medal

12th Sep 2022

Freudenberg Performance Materials has been awarded its first EcoVadis Silver Medal for its two UK facilities. It manufactures solutions for advanced wound care and ostomy products at these two locations. With the award, EcoVadis recognises the company’s performance in the categories of environment, ethics, labour and human rights and sustainable...

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Denmark’s Fibertex is supplying ISCC-certified nonwovens for diapers

9th Sep 2022

Denmark’s nonwovens company Fibertex Personal Care will now supply large quantities of ISCC Plus-certified nonwovens for the production of diapers. The primary demand is for bio-based nonwoven solutions and this new supply supports the goals for CO2 reductions. ISCC Plus verifies that certified companies meet high environmental and social standards.

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