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Chinese diaper explosion continues
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The Chinese diaper market is exploding or at least that's what major brand owners are betting. In the past couple of weeks, no less than three, large-scale diaper plants have been announced by foreign firms. Recently, Kimberly-Clark, Dallas, announced construction had started on its new diaper manufacturing base in the Jiangning Development Zone, according to China Sourcing News. The company will reportedly invest more than $100 million in this new manufacturing base and product development center, integrating product manufacturing, quality control, product innovation, engineering projet management and logistics management. More




Report: Global medical nonwoven disposables market to reach $20.9 billion by 2017
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Nonwoven disposables are rapidly making inroads into the medical sector, principally driven by growing consumer awareness against spread of infectious diseases. Diseases such as hepatitis and AIDS continue to further fuel demand from hospitals for clean, sanitary and disposable products for safeguarding patients and doctors from such infectious diseases. More

Carbon and nonwoven cartridge markets to exceed $15 billion this year
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The market for cartridges to purify liquids will exceed $15 billion in 2012. The two leading segments will be carbon and nonwoven fabrics which will account for two thirds of the total. This is the latest forecast in Cartridge Filters: World Market published by the McIlvaine Company. More

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NAT partners with Barnhardt
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Naturally Advanced Technology, maker of CRAiLER, a natural fiber made from flax and other bast fibers, has partnered with Barnhardt Manufacturing to further expand its manufacturing capacity. Under the agreement, Barnhardt will execute the CRAiLAR enzymatic process exclusively for NAT. This moves expands upon manufacturing plans announced earlier this month. More

Biomedical Structures announces expanded capabilities in weaving medical textiles for vascular grafts
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Biomedical Structures LLC, a developer of biomedical textiles for medical devices and other advanced clinical applications, announced new capabilities for the high-precision development and manufacturing of vascular grafts. More




Colombia: Ready for business
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The impending U.S.-Colombia Trade Promotion Agreement and Colombia's fashion and business expertise are attracting U.S. textile companies to find opportunities in the Colombian market. More

Study: Consumer behavior in Russian feminine hygiene market examined
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The feminine care product market is witnessing a rapid growth, mainly fueled by intense competition, product innovations, increasingly busy lifestyles as well as rising health and hygiene awareness among women. With economic and market recovery going on through 2012, consumption patterns will record a positive trend in both the medium and heavy frequency bands and the amount of non-users should decrease. More

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