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INDA releases 2022 Nonwovens Supply Report

May 31st, 2022

Photo: © Kateryna Rykun, Dreamstime.com INDA, the Association of the Nonwovens Fabrics Industry, announced publication of the ninth edition of the annual North American Nonwovens Supply Report. Based on extensive research, producer surveys and interviews with industry leaders, the report provides an overall view of North American supply, including the key metrics of capacity, production […]

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Scott Butler returns to Jones Family of Companies

May 24th, 2022

The Jones Family of Companies continues to grow and improve its operations while strengthening its position as a nonwoven manufacturer. The most recent step in this mission is the re-hiring of West Tennessee native, Scott Butler as their new Chief Operating Officer. Scott was born in Jackson, Tenn., and raised in Humboldt, Tenn. He earned […]

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AstenJohnson announces new nonwovens plant

April 14th, 2022

AstenJohnson, a global textile manufacturer headquartered in Charleston, S.C., with roots dating back to 1790, has selected Waco, Texas as the location for their eighth North American location. The company will invest over the next two years to build the 220,000 square foot facility. Kevin Frank, CEO and President said, “We are excited to add […]

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Lenzing Group promotes Monique Buch

March 25th, 2022

Lenzing Group is pleased to announce the appointment of Monique Buch as the new Vice President Global Nonwovens Business, effective March 1, 2022. In her new role, Buch will spearhead the strategic development and growth of Lenzing’s nonwovens business, while delivering value to its current customer base and growing into new segments through the development […]

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Bast Fibre Technologies to acquire Lumberton Cellulose LLC from Georgia-Pacific

January 11th, 2022

Lumberton Cellulose facility, Lumberton, N.C. Bast Fibre Technologies Inc. (BFT), a manufacturer of premium natural fibers for the global nonwoven and textile industries, announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Lumberton Cellulose LLC (LC), a natural fiber processing facility located in Lumberton, N.C., from Georgia-Pacific Cellulose LLC.   "Acquiring this state-of-the-art natural fiber […]

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EDANA International Nonwovens Symposium 2021

June 8th, 2021

Attracting top level speakers and highly qualified professionals from across the nonwovens and related industries, the International Nonwovens Symposium is the leading European event to learn about industry developments. The 2-day online event will take place June 9-10, 2021, and will explore the latest challenges and innovations by experts from leading institutions including the European […]

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Nonwoven fabric market outlook

April 6th, 2021

According to the report “Non-woven Fabric Market—Growth, Trends, COVID-19 Impact, and Forecasts (2021-2026)” by ResearchAndMarkets.com, the nonwoven fabric market was valued at USD 43,883 million in 2020 and the market is expected to register a CAGR of more than 6% during the forecast period. The demand for new and better-performing products is propelling the nonwoven […]

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What’s driving transportation textile trends?

April 1st, 2021

Camira Fabrics’ iconic textile pattern on the London Underground. Celebrating 200 years in transportation textiles in 2022, Camira Fabrics looks forward to contributing to a new line linking London to the West Midlands. Photo: Joe Green on Unsplash. The transportation industry is undergoing massive disruption, driven primarily by the climate change imperative: electric and hybrid […]

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CNG expands into nonwovens and fibers

October 16th, 2020

Central National Gottesman Inc. (CNG), which owns sales and distribution businesses in the global pulp, paper, tissue, packaging, wood products and metals industries, has announced that its Central National division will expand its product offering to include nonwovens and fibers. The new category includes viscose and lyocell, the plant-based fibers used in textiles, nonwovens and […]

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Nonwoven products helping to contain coronavirus infection

January 31st, 2020

by Dr. Seshadri Ramkumar, Professor, Texas Tech University  It has been one month since the information about the new strain of coronavirus became public. Front pages of newspapers and television screens have glaring images of face masks worn by people in China; the single-use face masks have spunmelt and carded filter substrates and have been […]

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