Nonwovens growth predicted
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A new Freedonia Group industry study, World Nonwovens Industry, forecasts an increase of 6.9 percent annually in global sales of nonwoven fabrics, with personal hygiene products such as adult incontinence wear, feminine hygiene, diapers and training pants leading the way. The study provides forecasts for 2015 and 2020 by web formation process, market, application, world region and 19 key countries. More
The Fiber Year to release 2012 Textiles and Nonwovens Survey
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The Fiber Year GmbH, Switzerland, and its managing director, Andreas W. Engelhardt, have announced the upcoming release in both English and Chinese of "The Fiber Year 2012 World Survey on Textiles & Nonwovens" on May 11, 2012, following a press conference at the Frankfurt-based Industrievereinigung Chemiefaser e.V. The report, which has been produced for more than 50 years, going forward will be published in cooperation with Austria-based regenerated cellulosic fiber producer Lenzing AG. More
What's new in sustainability and packaging for wipes?
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Momentum continues for sustainable packaging in virtually all categories, and wipes are no exception. Continued progress in sustainable packaging for wipes means that designers, developers and brand owners will need to overcome certain obstacles as well as take advantage of the best in "green" solutions. More
Report: Economic recovery to rekindle sales in the global textile machinery market
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Textile machinery refers to machinery used in the production processes of yarn, thread, cloth fabric and the finishing processes involved in developing fabrics. New equipment purchases remain the key growth driver to the market, which in turn is dependent upon the economic cycles. The market continues to witness a shift from conventional machinery that requires availability of cheap labor to more sophisticated machinery that enables quality enhancements to the final product. More
Back in business?
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For the past several years, U.S. consumers have been tightening their purse strings and cutting back on spending. Especially hard hit have been discretionary items and life's little indulgences. And, while not every homeowner was on the brink of foreclosure, the recession shook up many routines. Dinner and a movie became homemade pizza and a Redbox video and that annual stay at the Atlantis in the Bahamas was downgraded to a week at the lake upstate. More
Nanotechnologies for the textile market
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The market for smart textiles is set to explode according to Cientifica's latest research. "Nanotechnologies for the Textile Market" provides the most in depth look to date at the impact of nanotechnology on the global textile industry. While the traditional markets of apparel and home textiles continue to be impacted by nanotechnologies, especially in adding value through finishing and coating, the major opportunities for both textile manufacturers and nanomaterial suppliers lie elsewhere. More
Buckeye increases quarterly dividend
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Buckeye Technologies Inc. announced that its Board of Directors declared a regular quarterly cash dividend in the amount of $0.08 per common share payable on June 15, 2012 to shareholders of record as of the close of business on May 15, 2012. The quarterly dividend represents a 14 percent increase on the $0.07 per common share paid last quarter. More
Teijin Techno develops the world's 1st mass-production aramid nanofiber
Teijin Techno Products Limited, a Teijin group company producing advanced aramid fibers, announced recently its development of the world's first mass-producible aramid nanofiber to offer reliable heat and oxidation resistance together with high quality. More
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