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Japan’s nonwoven production falls off

Industry News | October 7, 2009 | By:

In the first half of 2009, Japanese nonwoven production decreased 23.2 percent from the previous year, to 132,288 tons, according to the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry. Production decreased in all categories. Production of needle-punched nonwovens for automobile applications fell by 40 percent, the largest decline, with significant impact on overall production. Spunlace fabric registered the smallest decrease at 8.6 percent.

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