PFN announces Tonny de Beer as Chief Sustainability Officer

PFN announces Tonny de Beer as Chief Sustainability Officer

Hazleton, PA, December 2, 2021 – We are pleased to announce the appointment of Tonny de Beer as Chief Sustainability Officer at PFN which is in addition to his responsibilities as Chief Product and Technology Officer.

This appointment reflects PFN’s renewed and increased commitment to our core mission:

Our innovative solutions provide unrivalled levels of  wellness and protection which improve people’s lives while building a more sustainable world. Cedric Ballay, CEO reported: “In the last year PFN has made significant strides towards the development of more sustainable nonwoven fabrics, including 100% bio-sourced materials and the commercialization of materials with a very high level of recycled polymers. In parallel to the product innovation side, we are steadily softening our environmental footprint. Importantly, our site in Znojmo has fully converted to 100% renewable energy and was ISCC+ certified early this year to supply mass-balanced materials to the market. This appointment is an important step to drive even faster progress for PFN’s sustainability program.  In response to the appointment, Tonny de Beer said:  “I am honored and humbled by the trust that Cedric and the other members of the leadership team have put in me and my team to lead this effort. As a leading member of the hygiene nonwoven industry, it is imperative that PFN develops the technical nonwoven solutions that maintain the quality that consumers count on for hygiene and medical products, but in a fundamentally more sustainable way. At the same time, we need to make several step-changes to our infrastructure and work with our supply chain to become carbon-net neutral.”


About PFN

PFNonwovens is a leading global producer of customized nonwoven fabrics.  We make innovative products across multiple key markets;

Baby Care: delighting moms, dads and babies alike

Medical: protecting medical professionals

Adult Incontinence & Fem Care: providing discreet protection and comfort

PFNonwovens is headquartered in Prague, Czech Republic, and operates five production plants worldwide: two in the Czech Republic, and one each in the United States, Egypt, and South Africa.

PFN’s mission is to lead in material innovation and break down barriers to sustainability.  By combining state-of-the-art manufacturing capabilities with best-in-class quality and customer-service culture, we develop and commercialize superior nonwoven fabrics that improve quality of life, deliver exceptional value and a brighter future for our planet.  We continuously advance to create the future of nonwovens for personal care and healthcare industries.

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Company: PFNonwovens