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Spunlace still sells
Nonwovens Industry    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
While investment has leveled off in the spunlace market, particularly in the developed world, the technology continues to be favored for its ability to target a diverse market range, offer flexibility and cater to the need for greener options within nonwovens. More




Global market for feminine hygiene products to reach $15.2 billion by 2017, according to new report by Global Industry Analysts, Inc.
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The market for feminine hygiene products has undergone an extremely beneficial epic transformation over the years. Several new trends in feminine care are beginning to take shape, promising manifold opportunities for the future. The industry over the past decade or two witnessed dramatic improvements in the standard of living, as well as heightened media and public attention to women's health. More

PGI lauded for safety, expansion
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The Waynesboro, Va., plant for Polymer Group Inc. is succeeding, expanding and apparently doing it quite safely, plant and state officials said at a ceremony recently. Lt. Gov. Bill Bolling attended the commissioning of a brand new factory line at PGI - which opened nearly two years after Waynesboro won the bid for the company's $65 million project that added 44 jobs to the plant. More

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Flame retardants: Bedding and beyond
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During the past five years, the nonwovens industry has reaped the benefits of national legislation requiring mattress tops to withstand a certain amount of heat before combusting into flames. This legislation, first passed in California and later nationally by the Consumer Products Safety Commission, requires mattress tops to meet certain flammabilitiy standards to reduce the severity of fires ignited by open flames such as candles, matches and lighters. More

Eastex Products introduces tek air medical fabrics
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Holbrook, Mass.-based Eastex Products Inc. - a supplier of textile products and solutions for health care and other markets - has introduced a line of air- and water-holding thermoplastic polyurethane-coated nylon fabrics that are suitable for manufacturing inflatable medical products such as blood pressure cuffs, circulation leg wraps, cold-water circulating therapy wraps, hold or cold gel packs, hospital air mattresses and seat cushions More




Freudenberg Filtration acquires Pyramid Filters
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With this deal, Freudenberg Filtration will be able to add new products to its portfolio. Founded in 1998, Pyramid Filters manufactures air filter elements and systems for clean room applications in the pharmaceutical, medical, food and chemical industries. More

Report: China's textile consumption to grow 10 percent annually
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The world market for technical textiles was estimated at $127.2 billion in 2010, with Asia accounting for $59.9 billion, or 47 percent of the total. China, which is now the world's largest producer of technical textiles in volume terms, is estimated to have around 11 percent of the industry's total global exports by value. More

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