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NA nonwovens near 3m tonnes

Thursday, 30 June 2016

article thumbnailLast year North America’s nonwoven capacity increased to 2.98 million tonnes, demonstrating 2.7 per cent annual growth, according to new research. Nonwovens association INDA has published the third edition of its annual North American Nonwovens Supply Report which provides a view of North American supply, including metrics on capacity, production and operating rates, in addition to regional trade.


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Sustainable Nonwovens June/July

NEW ISSUE
June/July 2016

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Biopolymers in coffee systems

Thinner, lighter, softer

Hygiene developments insight

Record breaker

IDEA show review

Innovations in Turkey

Nonwovens at Hightex and ITM 2016

Ten questions for...

Pierre Wiertz, general manager, EDANA

Improving your serve

Single serve coffee systems and teabags are significant markets for bio-based polymers and nonwovens

Horizons

Research and patents from across the nonwovens industry

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Mitsui expands nonwoven facilities

Thursday, 30 June 2016

article thumbnailMitsui Chemicals will expand the production facilities of Sunrex Industry Co., a wholly-owned subsidiary in Yokkaichi, Mie Prefecture, Japan, in response to the growing premium disposable diaper...

Medical nonwovens on the up

Wednesday, 29 June 2016

article thumbnailThe Asia-Pacific market for medical nonwoven disposables is expected reach US$3.3 billion, with growth in CAGR of 12.1 per cent predicted for the 2015-2020 period, according to a new report.


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Lighter, thinner, softer

Thursday, 30 June 2016

article thumbnailAs the switch to fluff free cores continues to impact the construction of nonwovens for the baby diaper, adult incontinence and feminine hygiene sectors, Tony Whitfield talks to Shane Vincent,...

Biofibre opportunities

Tuesday, 28 June 2016

article thumbnailINDA believes there is a billion dollar opportunity for bioresins and biofibres as replacements for petrochemical-based raw materials in the North American nonwovens industry. The biggest short-term...


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Move for nonwovens reclassification

Tuesday, 28 June 2016

article thumbnail In February 2015, EDANA and fellow industry bodies ANFA, CNITA and INDA launched a joint manifesto outlining a global strategy for an improved definition and classification for nonwovens. Pierre...

Improving your serve

Monday, 27 June 2016

article thumbnailWhen asked to guess the number one biggest-selling small household appliance in North America, few people would perhaps correctly guess it’s the single-use coffee pod. In the USA, this is a market...


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