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Nonwoven filter media: Technologies and global markets
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The global market for nonwoven filter media is projected to experience a 7 percent compound annual growth rate over the next five years, increasing from a value of $2.5 billion in 2010 to $3.5 billion in 2015. The largest market, the Asia-Pacific region, is forecast to grow at the most rapid compound annual growth rate (CAGR), approximately 9.5 percent by 2015. From an estimated value of $923 million in 2010 (a 37 percent market share), regional sales will reach nearly $1.5 billion by 2015. More

Trützschler Nonwovens web formation and bonding technology for North Carolina State University
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North Carolina State University broadens their possibilities for future requirements. Innovative products require sustainability for the future equipment. Flexibility in fiber and fiber blend handling was a goal for the new web formation technology. Known for its outstanding performance the Trützschler Nonwovens Card EWK 413 was selected. More

Industry happy about AHP/Arquest deal
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The diaper industry has applauded the recent announcement that Associated Hygienic Products acquired fellow private label diaper maker Arquest, Inc. The deal has the potential to create the world's largest manufacturer of private label baby diapers. According to sources, AHP, a unit of Disposable Soft Goods International makes diapers sold at Wal-Mart and other major retailers, while Cranbury, N.J.-based Arquest makes the Especially for Babies diapers sold by Babies R Us and Toys R Us, among other things. More

Advanced scanning system for technical textiles from Gerber Technology
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Gerber Technology, a business unit of Gerber Scientific Inc., has introduced YuniquePLM™, a product lifecycle management tool designed specifically for the business of fashion, and the ContourVision™, advanced scanning system for technical textiles. More

India is gaining in complexity
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In the easiest of times, India was never really a single, relatively homogeneous market. Myriad differences in language, culture, ethnicity, social beliefs and practices and climatic diversity made it very difficult to understand and keep track of what consumers really want, where the real markets are, how big the opportunity may be and how to reach out to those consumers through appropriate products, channels and value-proposition. Hence, the common and even today, perhaps the most simplistic segmentation of the market is either just "urban/rural" or merely gender-based, i.e. "men/women" or socioeconomic classification-based, i.e. SEC A/B/C or R1/R2/ R3 etc. More

Ahlstrom increases filtration material capacity in Finland
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Ahlstrom is to invest into additional capacity in filtration material for gas turbine and high efficiency air applications at its site in Tampere, Finland. The investment will be completed by the end of September 2011. "This capacity increase in Tampere is an important step for Ahlstrom's Filtration Business Area and we are committed to grow with our global customers in power generation and high efficiency air markets," said Fulvio Capussotti, vice president of Advanced Filtration. More

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Focus on specialized textile sector urged
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Pakistan's Ambassador to Germany, Shahid Kamal, said recently that Pakistani businessmen should focus on specialized textile sectors to seize business opportunities available in Europe and other parts of the world. He said there existed great demand of technical textile and nonwoven products in the world and the Pakistani businessmen should make efforts to tap the market. More

Wet wipe manufacturer unveils environmental firsts    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Nice-Pak International, the global leader in the design, manufacturing, marketing and distribution of wet wipe products, has boosted its green credentials with the announcement of two landmark packaging moves. The U.S.-based company recently became the first wet wipe manufacturer to offer fully recyclable packaging compatible with current waste recycling processes. More

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