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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New Process Converts Polyethylene into Carbon Fiber

The DOE’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory has developed a new method for producing carbon fiber. The articles states these fibers could be used in filtration . . . but what […]

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Deeper Cleaning with Deep-Dye

Kelheim Fibres’ chemically modified specialty fibre turns out to have potential for excellent cleaning when incorporated into wipes (according to a recent study). Discover what other remarkable innovations are going […]

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