INDA Names David Rousse New President

Nonwovens association names successor to current president Rory Holmes, who will retire in mid-2013 CARY, N.C. — October 9, 2012 — The Board of Directors at INDA, Association of the […]

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Nominations Now Open for IDEA13 Achievement Awards

Prestigious awards ceremony to highlight events at IDEA13 in Miami next year CARY, NC — October 4, 2012 — Nominations are now open for the prestigious IDEA13 Achievement Awards, which […]

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Driving Weight and Noise Off the Road

If you’re an automotive material supplier, how do you get your materials specified in the design? Well, everyone is familiar with the phrase that it’s not always what you know, […]

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Growing Trend Towards Protectionist Measures on Polymers

China, Egypt, Turkey and India have decided to protect their respective, local polymer manufacturers. So, if you export polymers to these countries, you may be facing some unwelcome, additional duties […]

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Medline Expands Adult Incontinence Site in Georgia

There’s growth and then there’s growth. Medline is expanding their adult incontinent operation after being in their new facility for less than a year (they opened in January 2012). With […]

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M&G to Construct New US Chemical Plants

Italian M&G + Corpus Christi, Texas = a new source of PET and PTA. The Italian PET manufacturer, M&G, is bringing its technology and experience to American shores. They’ve completed step 1 […]

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BASF SE: Thermoplastic Polyurethanes Research Lab Opens in the United States

Research is alive and well in the United States and in a new location. BASF has committed resources/personnel and opened up a new research lab in Wyandotte, Michigan. This new […]

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K-C Warns of Tainted Tampons

Theft and fraud are a nightmare for any company and Kimberly-Clark is unfortunately experiencing that nightmare. As part of their normal operations, they have brand and consumer protection activities which […]

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Ahlstrom Buys Swedish Filter Company

It’s official. Ahlstrom is acquiring Munktell Filter AB to strengthen their filtration business. After divesting and demerging two of their business units (wipes and label/processing), they are looking to become […]

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3M Introduces New DIY Filtrete Water Filtration Products

Very few people can actually drink water straight from the tap (most folks don’t like the taste). You will either use a filtration pitcher or attach a filtering device to […]

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