New study reveals dynamic growth for nonwoven in packaging
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Kellie Solutions is about to release a new study into the application and use of nonwovens in packaging. While packaging end-uses have been known for some time, this sector has been considered to be a small section of the nonwovens market. More
ATNT International Conference to kick off with 125 papers in India
The 7th edition of ATNT (ADVANCES IN TEXTILES, MACHINERY, NONWOVENS AND TECHNICAL TEXTILES) international conference will be held in the textile city Coimbatore, India from Dec. 15-17, 2011. Texas Tech University will co-organize ATNT 2011 with Kumaraguru College of Technology, Coimbatore, India for three days, Dec. 15-17. Over 125 papers spanning the entire textile supply chain will be presented over 16 sessions. Textile scientists from industry and academia from 8 countries will convene in the campus of Kumaraguru College of Technology, Coimbatore, India. More
Ethics, big brands and novel solutions
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When it comes to sanitary protection products launched in emerging markets, brand owners have a lot of issues to address in order to be successful. It's not a simple product launch. Brands must take into account the societal norms and social taboos of the region they are attempting to penetrate, and also consider the area's economic situation. More
Global baby disposable diapers market to reach $33.4 billion by 2017, according to a mew report by Global Industry Analysts, Inc.
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GIA announces the release of a comprehensive global report on baby disposable diapers market. The global market for baby disposable diapers is forecast to reach $33.4 billion by the year 2017. Low penetration of disposable baby diapers in regions such as Latin America, Asia-Pacific and Eastern Europe; increasing adoption of designer diapers in mature markets such as the U.S. and Europe; and the introduction of innovative products by companies in order to maintain their market share, are few of the major growth drivers in the global disposable diapers market. More
TAPPI-ng into knowledge
TAPPI member William "Bill" Bittle says that membership offers the best professional tools, experiences and training to help you get ahead of the competition, while at the same time making you more valuable and effective no matter what segment of the industry you are in. "TAPPI presents a great networking experience that cannot be duplicated elsewhere," Bill says, and it is for that reason he always urges his "reports and peers to join TAPPI and tap into its knowledgebase, publications, training, and conferences." Find out more by reading this month's Member Spotlight.
Trevira announces sustainability study
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Customers, users and consumers are showing growing interest in information about the ecologically relevant properties of Trevira products, the company says. In a move to respond to this, the fiber manufacturer has commissioned consultants Systain (Hamburg/Germany) to produce an ecobalance to ISO 14040/44. Systain specializes in projects to do with issues of corporate social responsibility. More
Buyers accumulate shares of Buckeye Technologies, up 2.1 percent
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Buckeye Technologies is one of today's biggest movers, up 2.1 percent to $31.55. The Dow is up 0.3 percent to 12,059 and the S&P is currently up 0.5 percent to 1,251. In the past 52 weeks, Buckeye Technologies share prices have been bracketed by a low of $19.14 and a high of $32.18 and are now at $31.55, 65 percent above that low price. In the last five trading sessions, the 50-day moving average has climbed 1.0 percent while the 200-day MA has risen 0.2 percent. More
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