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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Global Nonwovens Ltd. Announces Big SM Plant for India – 20,000 Tonne Line to Start in 2014

Medical and hygiene market manufacturers in the Asia-Pacific will be keen to note that there is a new spunmelt player in the Indian market. Global Nonwovens will have the first […]

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Textiles’ Thriving Niche, Nonwoven Textiles Prove to Be Resilient Sector of NC Economy

Every year, it seems like North Carolina is being touted as a great place to work, live or go to school (Durham, NC made the top 50 list in Bloomberg […]

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Steven Marcano Found of My Lil Star Baby Products Survives Deadly Car Crash and Brings the Company Back for a Relaunch in Fall 2012

After a near fatal car crash in May 2010, Steven Marcano, entrepreneur and marketing prodigy, has bounced back and then some. Personal care manufacturers know how saturated the baby market […]

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DAK Americas to Produce Heat-Set PET in Argentina

Recycled materials in a single pellet solution in the near future? DAK Americas is working on it along with other new uses for their PET in Argentina. Customers (both B2B […]

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Freudenberg NA Targets Zero Waste

Zero waste is the brass ring in manufacturing. Now Freudenberg is challenging their 16 companies to achieve a goal of zero waste in manufacturing. Many other companies like Procter & […]

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Pink Is Green for Owens Corning

When you see pink insulation, you think Pink Panther and Owens Corning. Now you can add sustainable to that thought process. Owens Corning is amongst a growing number of companies […]

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Kraton Performance Polymers, Inc. Announces First Commercial Application of NEXAR™ Polymer Technology

Athletes everywhere will be snapping up the new line from Columbia Sportswear called Omni-Freeze ZERO gear. Kraton has supplied a polymer technology that will help trap sweat thereby providing a […]

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