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SCA reorganises hygiene operations

Friday, 28 August 2015

article thumbnailGlobal hygiene and forest products company SCA, whose brands include Cushelle, Bodyform, and Tena, will restructure its hygiene operations from 2016. Operations in Away from Home (AfH) tissue and incontinence products in Europe and North America will be reorganised into two business units; Away from Home Professional Care and Incontinence Care from 1 January 2016.



September 2015

Flushable wipes

Lawsuits, mass media attention, Federal Trade Commission settlements in the US, revised guidelines, major capacity announcements and new product launches...

Where’s the join?

Avintiv’s acquisition by Berry creates a new powerhouse with 121 plants and 21,000 employees. Can it all stay together?

Circular developments

The drive towards getting the most from both post-industrial and post-consumer waste gathers pace.

A second life option

A special needlefelt filter media containing around 95% recycled PET content for a major UK automotive OEM.

Winning new combinations

Johns Manville will target the automotive filtration market with PET spunbond fibre products.

And much more....

Mogul invests in new US plant

Thursday, 27 August 2015

article thumbnailNonwovens company Mogul has invested US$17.6 million in a new manufacturing plant in Laurens County, South Carolina, its first North American operation. Based in Gaziantep, Turkey, Mogul...

SCA to close France production plant

Wednesday, 26 August 2015

article thumbnailSCA will close its tissue production plant in Saint-Cyr-en-Val, France as part of an on-going cost saving programme linked to its acquisition of Georgia-Pacific’s European tissue operations.


Drylock gains momentum

Tuesday, 28 July 2015

article thumbnailDrylock Technologies – the manufacturer of nonwoven-based hygiene products with game-changing fluffless absorbent cores – will start up its third plant, to be located at Kazan in Russia, before...

Greening the cities with SAF

Friday, 17 July 2015

article thumbnailNonwoven composites based on the superabsorbent fibre (SAF) technology of UK-based Technical Absorbents have found an interesting new application in the area of green roofing – the fast-growing...


Recycling progress announced in Prague

Friday, 17 July 2015

article thumbnailItaly’s first plant for the recycling of post-consumer absorbent hygiene products is now up and running at Contarina SpA, based in Spresiano TV near Venice.  Speaking at EDANA’s...

Catering for King Coal

Tuesday, 30 June 2015

article thumbnailAnywhere between 10,000 and 25,000 filter bags are employed in each baghouse of a coal-fired energy plant, and – with a 2- 3 year lifespan per bag – future growth is inevitable.  The role of...


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