Russia’s Nonwovens Market on the Verge of Big Changes

Acquisitions and mergers. It seems like you hear about a new one every day and sometimes it appears to be coming from out of left field. Even Russia has their […]

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Natural Plastic from Shrimp Shells?

Did you know that about two-thirds of global packaging is used in the food industry? A lot of that packaging isn’t biodegradable, but if researchers in the European Union have […]

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Kenactiv Innovations Launches Kenaf Nonwoven Products Designed for Compatibility and Performance with Acrodur® Resins in Natural Fiber Composite Applications

Significantly improving environmental profile – check. Reduced weight – check. Same strength – check. Thanks to Acrodur® (eco-friendly water-based acrylic resin) from BASF, Kenactiv Innovations has been able to improve […]

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Fiberweb Announces $15 Million Expansion

Anyone around Old Hickory, Tennessee on May 17 might see some extra activity around Fiberweb’s facility. They announced at IDEA13 that they are going to have a ground breaking ceremony […]

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Surging Ahead with ITW Dynatec

Flash back to IDEA 2010 – ITW Dynatec won the Machinery/Equipment IDEA Achievement Award for their Vector™ Modular Metering Platform. Fast forward to IDEA 2013 and ITW Dynatec wins the […]

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Buckeye Technologies Inc. to Be Acquired by Georgia-Pacific LLC

Some things go hand in hand, like hearts and valentines, Mother’s Day and presents, St. Patrick’s Day and shamrocks, summer and vacations and now, Buckeye and Georgia-Pacific. They had big […]

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Suominen Launches New Nonwovens Products and Enhances Its Knowledge of Consumers’ Needs Through a “We Love Wipes” Marketing Campaign

IDEA13 was certainly a Launchpad for new products and Suominen took the opportunity to share their new offerings, HERCULES™ Nonwoven and EXODUS™ Nonwoven. Both fabrics promise strength, absorbency and dimensional […]

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New Ingeo Grades at IDEA

Low-carbon footprint. Renewable plant materials. New Ingeo grades. IDEA13. The common denominator with all of these things is NatureWorks. They brought all this and more to their booth at IDEA. […]

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Fitesa and IMERYS Announce Patent License Agreement

Acquiring patents can be a long, complicated process involving everyone in the organization (or so it seems) and a bevy of lawyers. Well, Fitesa and IMERYS chose IDEA13 as their […]

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Ahlstrom Introduces Ahlstrom Captimax for Fuel Filtration

Ahlstrom introduces new fuel filter media Ahlstrom + Eastman = new filter media. Ahlstrom took the opportunity at IDEA13 to reveal what it has been working on lately and it […]

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