Asahi Kasei is committed to lessening environmental impacts with Bemliese™, a versatile continuous
filament nonwoven. Discarded materials are used to create a fabric that is certified to biodegrade and
disintegrate in marine conditions.
This entire company was founded on the goal of sustainability in our nonwoven industry. Learn more about BFT, a cleantech fiber engineering firm that transforms the raw fibers from cotton, hemp and flax plans into materials for nonwovens.
Beckmann Converting is taking sustainability to the next level. Their ultrasonic laminating process only uses the raw materials of the composite to form the bonding links at the laminate weld points.
This global nonwoven manufacturer has recently formed a closed-loop recycling ecosystem to
supply post-industrial recycled materials for the manufacturing of its Endura™ spunbond and meltblown nonwovens product line.
Dow’s ASPUN™ resins are just one example of the company’s drive to create mono-material products, which can streamline the recycling process both internally and on the consumer side. The product also enables more efficient processing.
ExxonMobil™ is helping their customers advance their plastic circularity goals with their Exxtend ™
technology for advanced recycling. This technology creates certified-circular polymers which are
identical to polymers made from convention feedstock.
This Denmark-based nonwovens manufacturer has created a technology that allows for the release of quat compounds from natural fibers – which means disinfecting wipes can now be made from 100% natural fibers.
Discover how Freudenberg Performance Materials is giving new life to old bottles by recycling 2.5 million PET bottles per year. They are creating new products with the recycled content and keeping these old bottles out of the landfill.
Learn how this international company is reducing energy consumption, waste, and resources, along with
eliminating additional chemicals in manufacturing, with their ultrasonic technology. They are helping
reduce the carbon footprint while maintaining the highest quality.
Lenzing’s VEOCEL™ cellulous fibers are 100% carbon-neutral – and a recent study by the Institute for Oceanography at USC proved that these wood-based fibers are completely biodegradable in both the laboratory and the sea.
Learn more about this South Carolina-based manufacturer’s net-zero targets, which have recently been approved by the U.N.-backed Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi). The company’s efforts align with the goals of the Paris Climate Agreement.
Mogul Nonwovens is going natural, bio-based, biodegradable and sustainable. They’re showing their sustainability commitment by certifying their materials. Mogul is working hard to minimize manufacturing waste and lower their carbon emissions.
Made from annually renewable plant sugars, NatureWorks’ Ingeo biomaterials have an average carbon footprint 80% smaller than petrochemical-based plastics and needs
Owens & Minor’s BLUE RENEW* program is helping medical facilities across the United States by recycling their used, clean HALYARD* Sterilization Wrap, diverting more than 4 million pounds of wrap from landfills each year.
Thanks to a joint effort with Smart Plastic Technologies, this international nonwovens manufacturer is making breakthroughs in end-of-life solutions for nonwovens, with a technology that renders polyolefins degradable.
P&G is focusing on how to enable more recycled content for packaging while also enabling more of its packaging to be recycled. The company’s polypropylene recycling technology can take reclaimed material to near-virgin quality.
This German-based international company works to pioneer sustainable extrusion processes through its Reicofil spunbond, meltblown and composite technology. Learn more about their efforts to support circularity.
They're setting the bar high for chain of custody certifications. They’re adopting recyclable packaging, and committing to energy-saving practices. They’re even planting gardens that support a healthier planet.
Southeast Nonwovens is supplying recycled carbon fibers to create durable consumer goods like computer cases. They’re also exploring new products made from banana, coconut and other natural sources.
Sparkle takes sustainability a step further with bio-based content for their pad layers. With a 100% disintegration in less than 8 weeks (ISO 16929), Sparkle is helping mitigate environmental effects…one pad at a time.
Spuntech is exploring new uses for natural fibers like cotton, flax and bamboo to create nonwovens. The company is certified under the Forest Stewardship Committee (FSC) and the Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification (PEFC).
Suzano is actively contributing to the creation of a low-carbon economy with its Eucafluff® and has committed to removing 40 million tonnes of carbon from the atmosphere by 2025.
U.S. Pacific is committed to minimizing environmental effects and protecting the planet’s resources. They are achieving their sustainability goals with their bio-based spunbond nonwovens./p>
See how this manufacturer of machinery and technology for the creation of hygiene products is working to reimagine PE wrapping, with ministacks that can reduce wrap material by up to 85%.