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Size and potential for the baby diaper market in the world today
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Carlos Richer, Diapers Industry Consultant writes, "In this short report I am presenting my personal estimations on the size of the disposable baby diaper market for the top 100 countries of the world, listed in descending order in terms of the diapers currently sold in each country." More

SCA adjusted profit tops estimates, sees good hygiene growth
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Svenska Cellulosa AB, Europe's biggest tissue maker, posted a smaller-than-expected fall in fourth-quarter adjusted profit and said it sees good demand for its hygiene products, sending shares to their highest level in almost four years. More

2012 state of the industry
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A recessionary mindset in the global economy stalled the U.S. and global economic recovery in 2011, but the U.S. economy is projected to improve in 2012, fueling an uptick in demand in the U.S. specialty fabrics industry; Europe's debt woes are expected to constrain growth worldwide while China seeks growth in its domestic economy. More

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TAPPI announces Board of Directors election results
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Congratulations to TAPPI's new Directors: Michael Exner, (RockTenn), Steven J. Shifman (Michelman, Inc.) and E. Clayton Teague (National Nanotechnology Coordination Office – Retired) Elected to begin their three year terms in March 2012, they will join Norman F. Marsolan and Thomas J. Garland who continue to serve as TAPPI Chair, and TAPPI Vice Chair, respectively. More

Ahlstrom upgrades filtration technical center
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Ahlstrom Corporation has completed significant upgrades to its Global Filtration Technical Center in Turin, Italy. Ahlstrom has been investing in testing and processing equipment in its Global Filtration Technical Center in Turin during the last year. Now the state-of-the-art technical center is equipped with various filtration testing and simulation equipment. Testing can be carried out as finished filters or flat sheet configuration and the testing facility focuses on research and development for all transportation, air and liquid filtration applications. More

Positive present and future for the DiloGroup
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As the Rupp Report has reported during the last 12 months, many companies in the nonwovens sector have merged with other companies or have been acquired. Today, not many companies remain in private ownership. One of them is the Germany-based DiloGroup, owned by Johann-Philipp Dilo. More

National Nonwovens installs air-laid needlepunch production line
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National Nonwovens announces the installation of a 2.4 meter air-laid needlepunch nonwoven line strategically located in a contained, clean-room environment. Production on the line is currently focused on, but is not limited to, the manufacturing of medical products. It is fully equipped with state-of-the-art electronics to effectively control temperature, humidity, dusting, and contamination; which are necessary for advanced wound care, medical devices, and patient-care products. More

Tajikistan increases textile and clothing production
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Tajikistan increased the volume of textile and clothing production by 15.8 percent in 2011 compared to 2010, Avesta.Tj reported. The volume of textile production exceeded $292.3 million (1.4 billion somoni) in January-December 2011. More

Now available from TAPPI PRESS
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Introduction to Nonwovens Technology
By Subhash k. Batra, Ph.D. and Behnam Pourdeyhimi, Ph.D.

The processing of nonwovens depends on a range of technologies, some adapted from the textile and paper industries, others developed uniquely for nonwovens production. The present volume provides a systematic step-by-step explanation of virtually all processes that integrate relevant raw materials into finished nonwovens for different end uses. In comprehensive terms, the book explains the connection between the structure of nonwovens and the specialized, as well as still evolving, technologies used to produce them—from simple roll goods to nanoscale webs and fiberwebs. For more details visit

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