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Nonwovens Now: Why “Made in the USA” Matters

Posted by FDI Drylaid Team

Apr 27, 2016 4:52:25 PM

We live in the United States.  It only makes sense that Americans buying American-made products can help sustain and create American jobs.  Period. 

MadeintheUSA.com states that if every American spent an extra $3.33 on American-made items, almost 10,000 new jobs would be created.  They also state that builders using 5% more American-made products would create 220,000.

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Topics: General Nonwovens, Commitment to Excellence, news, Caskets

Are Sustainable Nonwoven Fabrics a Reality or a Fantasy?

Posted by Chris Rowlett

Sep 17, 2015 11:42:00 AM

Sustainability is the buzzword of the day. Everyone is looking to reduce environmental impacts and create products using "green" methods and materials. This year, Nonwovens Industry published an article about a company using pineapple leaves to develop a sustainable nonwoven fabric as a leather alternative. The company uses a needlepunch technology to convert extracted fibers from the leaves into nonwoven fabric. They hope to offer their product to converting manufacturers this year.

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Topics: General Nonwovens, Commitment to Excellence

Nonwovens Manufacturing: 3 Ways to Keep Personnel Working Hard

Posted by Chris Rowlett

Sep 9, 2015 3:00:00 PM

In the manufacturing environment, there can be communication blocks between management personnel and the team members working on the manufacturing floor. These blocks can create discontent and affect work production. In order to manufacture quality products, inspire innovation and retain skilled workers, there should be plans in place to ensure that ideas and information flow smoothly throughout all areas of your manufacturing company.

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Topics: General Nonwovens, Commitment to Excellence

Nonwovens Manufacturing in the News: Is Manufacturing Making a Comeback?

Posted by Kyle Lawrence

Sep 4, 2015 5:17:00 PM

If you follow politics at all, you will know that manufacturing is becoming a buzzword not only in the current presidential campaign but also on Capitol Hill itself. Senators Chris Coons of Delaware and Tammy Baldwin of Wisconsin have spearheaded a group called Manufacturing Jobs for America to focus on the acceleration of manufacturing jobs and production in the US.

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Topics: General Nonwovens, Commitment to Excellence, news

Nonwovens Conferences: 5 Reasons to Attend Filtration 2015

Posted by Chris Rowlett

Aug 28, 2015 2:53:00 PM

I was just looking at the calendar and realized that 2015 is slipping away.  It’s time to decide about registering for INDA’s Filtration 2015 happening November 17-19 in the Windy City.  Both INDA members and non-members who register by October 12 get a pretty decent break on the conference price; the same is true of the pre-conference Filter Media Training Course. 

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Topics: General Nonwovens, Commitment to Excellence

Efficiency in Nonwoven Manufacturing: Our Industry Continues to Thrive

Posted by Kyle Lawrence

Aug 5, 2015 12:51:44 PM

For many years, if you told someone you were in the manufacturing business in the United States, they would shake their head sadly and talk to you about how manufacturing in the US had no future. Textile manufacturing, which includes nonwovens, was widely considered to be completely dead.

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Topics: Commitment to Excellence

Automotive Nonwoven Fabrics: 101 Ways to Use Nonwovens in Cars

Posted by Chris Rowlett

Jul 30, 2015 10:08:15 AM

Nonwoven fabrics are widely used in automotive manufacturing, even if the customer driving the car doesn’t know it. While there may not actually be 101 uses for a nonwoven in a vehicle, there are around 40 different applications. As a matter of fact, on average there are around 38 yards of nonwoven fabrics inside every vehicle.

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Topics: Commitment to Excellence

Nonwovens Conferences: More Industry Conferences in 2015

Posted by Chris Rowlett

Jul 16, 2015 9:45:00 AM

It’s important to stay abreast of the latest trends, techniques and information in the nonwovens industry. There are several more conferences in 2015 that you may want to consider attending.

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Topics: Commitment to Excellence

Nonwoven Manufacturing Trends: Staying Relevant As Baby Boomers Retire

Posted by Chris Rowlett

Jul 6, 2015 8:30:00 AM

How do you do most of your business with nonwoven manufacturers and converters? Over the past many years, the way to get business done was with a phone call. Perhaps it was to someone you’ve done business with before. Or perhaps the phone call was to someone you were referred to by your colleague in the industry.

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Topics: Commitment to Excellence

Nonwovens Manufacturing Trends: Everything Points to More Nonwovens

Posted by Kyle Lawrence

Jul 2, 2015 9:45:28 AM

A recent slideshow by Nonwovens Industry indicates that the nonwovens market has reached $29 billion globally and is anticipated to continue growing 5% every year due to global megatrends.

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Topics: Commitment to Excellence

Nonwoven Manufacturing Is Our Business

We're interested in finding solutions for manufacturing problems in the nonwoven arena.  We view challenges as an opportunity to assist a manufacturing partner when no one else can.  If you're looking for tips on the nonwoven manufacturing business, you've come to the right place.

Things to consider:

  • More products are using nonwoven fabrics than ever
  • As technology improves, so does nonwoven manufacturing
  • You should always partner with a manufacturer interested in solutions

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