19th Sep 2018
Edana and INDA, the association of the nonwoven fabrics industry, will host the third edition of Outlook Plus Latin America (OPLA) forum in Brazil from May 7-9, 2019. It will examine the economic outlook, market statistics, and latest products and trends for the hygiene, personal care, and medical markets. Edana & INDA are global nonwovens associations.
17th Sep 2018
INDA is to launch a search in the nation’s top college campuses to promote in-demand STEM jobs in the burgeoning nonwovens/engineered materials industry as part of its Academic Outreach Initiative. The programme was launched in 2017 with creation of a new position of assistant director of Career Services. After its success, INDA is building on the...
12th Sep 2018
Suominen is taking a concrete step in its changemaker strategy and introducing Suominen intelligent nonwovens concept to the market. The new concept makes it possible to embed digital features into Suominen nonwovens. Suominen is a Finland-based company that manufactures nonwovens as roll goods for wipes as well as for medical and hygiene products.
3rd Sep 2018
The Association of the Nonwoven Fabrics Industry’s World of Wipes (WOW) International Conference 2019, to be held during June 24-27, will cover the latest consumer research, product innovation, and market applications for wiping products and components. WOW is targeted exclusively for wipes brand owners, converters, and their entire supply chain.
28th Aug 2018
Employees working in the nonwovens sub-sector of the South African textile industry will receive a 7.25 per cent wage hike back dated from July 1, 2018. The workers will also receive another 7.25 per cent wage hike beginning July 1, 2019, as per the two-year agreement reached under the auspices of the National Textile Bargaining Council (NTBC).
23rd Aug 2018
PFNonwovens as, a leading European producer of nonwovens textiles, has recorded consolidated revenues of CZK 2,984.2 million in the first half 2018, down by 0.3 per cent year-on-year, as per the unaudited results announced by the company. The appreciation of CZK had a negative impact on revenues as most of the company’s revenues are in euro.
23rd Aug 2018
Technical Absorbents (TAL) has announced the launch of a completely unique superabsorbent fabric. The patent-pending 100 per cent SAF needlefelt nonwoven has been in development and testing for some time and is now commercially available. TAL is a leading manufacturer of Super Absorbent Fibre (SAF) and SAF-containing nonwoven fabrics, yarns, and tapes.
21st Aug 2018
WPT Nonwovens, a nationally recognised manufacturer and distributor of nonwoven materials for a wide range of commercial and consumer products, has set up a new state-of-the-art nonwovens manufacturing facility in Beaver Dam, Kentucky. The new facility provides 100,000,000 square metres of capacity, ample for addition of a new A Celli Spooling Line.
21st Aug 2018
INDA has chosen three finalists for the RISE Innovation Award, who will present breakthrough innovative solutions during the eighth edition of the Research, Innovation and Science for Engineered Fabrics Conference, (RISE) during September 11-13 in Raleigh, North Carolina. The award recognises innovation within and on the periphery of the nonwovens...