New Lenzing Tencel Project Underway

Lenzing is ready to amp up their production of Tencel with a brand, new plant in Austria. They’re not just building the plant without due diligence either. An environmental impact […]

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Bayer MaterialScience Awards Brand and Distribution License to Solid Composites

If you’re in the market for TPU (thermoplastic polyurethane) powders, then you might want to check out the latest from Bayer MaterialScience and Solid Composites. They have teamed up to […]

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Strategic Acquisition for Bostik in South America

With the summer heating up, so, too, are the acquisitions. News from South America as Bostik expands its adhesives line with its acquisition of Usina Fortaleza. Entering the Brazilian market […]

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Buckeye Florida Mill Back in Full Operation

Buckeye employees and their customers are rejoicing. After suffering a drum failure last month at their Florida facility, the fluff pulp line is back to full capacity. A nightmare situation […]

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New Service for Scotland

Used absorbent hygiene products turning into park benches or decks? It could happen. Scotland is the latest country in the United Kingdom (locations in England and Wales are already participating […]

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Plastics Fade Away with Addiflex

Ever look at a product that is made with plastics and feel a bit guilty? Wondering how many years it will take to degrade in a landfill once you’re done […]

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The ‘Tampon King’ Who Sparked a Period of Change for India’s Women

When you think of feminine hygiene products, you usually think about the giants in the industry. Well, not any more. One intrepid husband in India was horrified that his wife […]

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In Japan, Screens Used to Lower Electricity Bills

Amidst the sweltering heat of the past few weeks comes a cool idea. Literally. Some Japanese people are installing screens (made of polyester or other thin materials) outside their windows […]

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NAFC Council Issues National Quality Performance Standards for Absorbent Products

Adult incontinence manufacturers and suppliers take note – final recommendations for performance standards are coming your way soon. Make sure to get a copy and voice your comments before the […]

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Clariant Shows Personal Care Brand Companies Options for More Sustainable Packaging

Ever feel guilty opening up a plastic package knowing it will be residing in a landfill soon? Or taking up resources being recycled and hoping (but not certain) the recycled […]

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