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What diaper R&D should really focus on
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We all have seen the TV commercials. Diaper manufacturers want to convince you that it is socially acceptable to wear a diaper, even when you are an active adult. They are spending a fortune on advertisements to try to achieve this weird objective. And nothing could be farther from the truth. More

Manufacturers discounts available for NETInc 2011
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TAPPI is offering a special discount for Nonwovens Manufacturing Companies to attend the 2011 NETInc Conference being held in Atlanta Sept. 13-15, 2011. This will allow multiple people from your company to attend for one low price. NETInc is a learning opportunity that you can't replicate in your plant or office. Your employees will have the opportunity to meet peers that face the same day-to-day challenges; experience presentations on the latest problem-solving techniques; learn new efficiencies; and visit in person suppliers of new technologies. More

The Fiber Society and the National Textile Center present an International Symposium on New Frontiers in Fiber Materials Science
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Fibers as Buildings Blocks of Advanced Materials, the symposium theme, is a response to and reflection of recent advances in nanoscience and technology. Driven by a growing demand from the biomedical, energy, transportation and communications sectors for materials necessary for new and diverse applications, Fiber Materials Science and Engineering is being challenged to find solutions. More

North Carolina State researchers develop technique to scale up nanofiber production
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Researchers at North Carolina State University, Raleigh, N.C., have developed a nanofiber production technique that will enable significantly increased output compared with the traditional needle electrospinning method and allow industrial-scale production of nanofibers comparable in quality to those formed by needle electrospinning. More

Nonwoven disposable stethoscope covers developed
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Avossi Inc, a U.S.-based disposable medical device manufacturer, and, a fellow U.S.-based consulting and development company, have developed a full coverage, disposable stethoscope sleeve to protect health care workers and patients against infections. More

New atmospheric pressure plasma coating system from Triton Systems
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New RC1000 plasma coating system has been introduced by Triton Systems and its ASSET (Advanced Solutions in Surface Engineering Technology) division. It is the first industrial-scale device introduced for atmospheric pressure plasma coating application. The system can be utilized to functionalize paper, plastic films, woven and nonwoven textiles and other rolled products. More

A feminine approach to incontinence
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A print ad for Poise Hourglass, a new line of bladder protection products from Kimberly-Clark, features the bare back of a woman facing away from the camera, her supple torso assuming the shape of an apostrophe. "You," says the type that stretches across her back. "The inspiration for our new shape." More

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Social networking: Going where the customers are
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In February, it took Huggies just three weeks to become the second largest Facebook brand page in Hong Kong, where the social networking site has a higher level of penetration even than the U.S. Kimberly-Clark invited parents to upload their babies' photos to the Huggies Facebook page and the interactions and other activities had the fan page appearing in 10 million newsfeeds in a city of seven million residents in just one month. More than 4000 photos were submitted and the 60 most popular ones were featured on 10 double-decker buses roaming the city. The campaign was so popular that at the last minute Kimberly-Clark purchased outdoor advertisements - a 30-foot billboard featuring all 4000 babies - in support of it. More

Lenzing doubles capacity in China
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Lenzing Nanjing Fibers, the Chinese subsidiary of Lenzing AG, has commenced production on a new line, which will double Lenzing's viscose fiber capacity in China to approximately 140,000 tonnes per annum. The new line will offer a nominal capacity of 60,000 tonnes of viscose fiber p.a. for textile applications and the nonwoven industry, aimed mainly at markets in Asia. The plant is expected to reach its full nominal capacity at the beginning of the fourth quarter of 2011. More

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