Tencel Skin for Health and Beauty Industry

Could this catch on in North America? Tencel Skin is now being used in face masks which have become extremely popular with consumers in the Asia-Pacific region. People began using […]

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Bam! Repair Your Car with a Hair Dryer, Claims Bayer

We’ve all been there. One minute you have a car that is in good shape and the next minute it’s not. Whether it’s a careless shopper wielding a shopping cart […]

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Janesville Gets Close in Mexico

More news from Latin America, as Janesville Acoustics opened a new facility in Guanajuato, Mexico. This is their second plant in Mexico to help meet the increasing demand for automotive […]

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Where the Germs Are: New Study Finds Office Kitchens and Break Rooms Are Crawling with Bacteria

In the last issue of Nonwoven e-News, germs were your road buddies. Well, they have found your office too (which you probably already suspected but didn’t want confirmed). Keyboards, microwaves, […]

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Sustainable First for Ingeo

Congratulations go out to NatureWorks LLC for getting a Cradle to Cradle certification for their Ingeo fibers. With consumers and companies alike being concerned with sustainability and eco-friendly products, certifications […]

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IntelliDent Introduces Breathable Toothbrush Shield

This innovative toothbrush shield was a 2012 Visionary Award Nominee . . . and might come in handy on your next business trip. Apparently, enclosed plastic cases could cause germs […]

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Precot Enters Hygiene Care Industry with VMI Pad Machinery

There’s a new kid in nonwovens town and they have their sights set on making cosmetic pads for the hygiene industry. The nonwovens industry is growing (by 7.5% per year […]

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UVDI Introduces UVDI MED to Healthcare and Infection Control Professionals

Hygiene and sterilization are always a top priority for professionals in the healthcare industry (for patients as well for obvious reasons). UVDI (UltraViolet Devices, Inc.) has created a dedicated brand […]

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Graniteville Specialty Fabrics Acquires Coating Machines to Advance Technical and Custom-Coated Fabric Offerings

Graniteville Specialty Fabrics has a new addition to their product portfolio serving the marine, medical and military markets. Their 6 different coating methods could help with UV protection, mildew, water […]

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Braskem’s Next Bioplastic Move

Good news from the bioplastics front . . . Braskem is forging ahead with their new facility in Rio Grande do Sul in southern Brazil to produce green polypropylene (despite […]

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