7th May 2019
Highlighting its ongoing growth and commitment to providing superior certified organic hygiene products, Organic Initiative (Oi) has launched its new Oi Girl line of products. San Antonio-based H-E-B became the first retailer in US last month to debut Oi’s Oi Girl line of feminine hygiene products for young girls experiencing their first period.
6th May 2019
Ahlstrom-Munksjo, Freudenberg, Math2Market, and Welspun India have all been shortlisted for the 2019 Filtrex Innovation Award by Edana. The winner will be announced at Filtrex, the leading nonwovens filter media event, which will be held on May 14-15, 2019, in Berlin. Edana is the international association for the nonwovens and related industries.
2nd May 2019
BFI will present innovations to help producers extract the most out of their production equipment and pursue opportunities in automotive, geotextiles, flooring, filtration, upholstery, concrete reinforcement and hygiene, at Techtextil 2019 during May 14-17, 2019. The display will include polyolefin staple fibre UltraBond and high tenacity fibres HT8.
29th Apr 2019
Scientists from the University of Nottingham Ningbo China (UNNC) has developed an innovative diaper design which visually signals it is time for diaper change even in darkness. For every new parent, it can be a challenge to know exactly when to a change baby's diaper. Changing too often seems unnecessary but if not prompt enough, a diaper rash may...
24th Apr 2019
In the consumer tissue segment, Kimberly-Clark, a leader in sustainably-made personal care products, has reported sales of $1.5 billion in Q1 2019, down by 3 per cent compared to Q1 2018. Changes in foreign currency exchange rates reduced sales by 6 per cent while volumes decreased 6 per cent compared to 7 per cent increase in the base period.
24th Apr 2019
INDA, a global association of nonwovens fabrics industry, has published its annual North American (NA) nonwovens supply report. The report finds that in 2018, NA nonwoven capacity increased to 5.17 million tonnes, a net increase of 3.4 per cent over 2017. The increase was due to addition of new lines, machine productivity increases and line closures.
22nd Apr 2019
Pacon Manufacturing Corporation, a manufacturer of wipes, pads, towels and others, has selected North Carolina (NC) for its new plant, creating 299 new jobs by investing $37.6 million. A performance-based grant of $300,000 from the One North Carolina Fund will help facilitate Pacon Manufacturing’s opening of its new facility in North Carolina.
10th Apr 2019
Trutzschler will present production lines for green nonwovens at Techtextil, in hall 3.0, booth B03. Trutzschler is a textile machinery manufacturer that specialises in machines and accessories for spinning preparation, nonwovens, and man-made fibre industry. The trade fair for technical textiles and nonwovens will be held from May 14-17, 2019, in...
9th Apr 2019
The American Filtration & Separations Society has awarded Ahlstrom-Munksjö’s Extia with the new product award in its annual awards luncheon held from April 1-3 at FiltCon 2019, Philadelphia, NJ, US. Extia, a breakthrough highly durable filtration media, is designed to extend filtration lifetime for Air Pollution Control (APC) applications.