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NatureWorks, a leading manufacturer of polylactic acid (PLA) biopolymers made from renewable resources, has announced the historic financial support from Krungthai Bank PCL to optimise the capital structure for the new fully-integrated Ingeo PLA manufacturing facility in Thailand. The financing from Krungthai Bank, Thailand’s third largest bank, amounting to $350 million (12,600M Baht equivalent), is […]

Hygiene and health company Essity is investing in a new global centre for research and development, in Alsace, France, dedicated to tissue hygiene products. The state-of-the-art facility will focus on tissue to meet the evolving demands of branded tissue in both consumer and professional hygiene markets. Essity is continuously developing new methods to provide the […]

Over 300 exhibitors expected at the Taipei Nangang Exhibition Center  The Asian Nonwovens Exhibition and Conference (ANEX 2024), jointly organized by the Asia Nonwoven Fabrics Association (ANFA) and the Taiwan Nonwoven Fabrics Industry Association (TNFIA), will make its debut at Taipei Nangang Exhibition Center from May 22 – 24. The exhibition has attracted more than 300 exhibitors […]

The Report Offers Key Metrics for Strategic Planning and Investments Cary, NC, May 16, 2024 – INDA, the Association of the Nonwovens Fabrics Industry, announces the publication of the eleventh edition of the annual North American Nonwovens Supply Report.   Based on extensive research, producer surveys and interviews with industry leaders, this report provides a comprehensive view […]

Wipes named winner in the “Best Treatment for Ingrowns” category of the 2024 Cosmopolitan Holy Grail Beauty Awards European Wax Center, Inc., the largest and fastest-growing franchisor and operator of out-of-home waxing services in the U.S., announceed its 2024 Cosmopolitan Holy Grail Beauty Award win. Cosmopolitan editors and experts recognized the EWC Treat Brightening Ingrown Hair Wipes as the winner of […]

Cary, NC, May 13, 2024 — INDA, the Association of the Nonwoven Fabrics Industry, and AFS, the American Filtration & Separations Society, are pleased to announce they are entering into a strategic partnership to create the FiltXPO™ 2025 Conference Program. FiltXPO, the International Filtration Conference & Exhibition, willco-locate with IDEA®25 from April 29 to May […]

Insights Mitsui Chemicals Asahi Life Materials has developed a spunbond nonwoven using a biodegradable plastic suitable for composting in domestic settings. The move comes in response to increasing global demand for home composting. Mitsui Chemicals Asahi Life Materials intends to establish the production setup for regular and thermoformable grades of this nonwoven before the end […]

Insights The net sales of US-based Berry Global in the second quarter of fiscal 2024 has decreased 6 per cent to $3.1 billion as the pass-through of lower resin prices had a 5 per cent negative impact. Volumes declined 2 per cent, which was in line with the company’s expectations and all four operating segments showed sequential […]

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