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What Will Happen in Manufacturing in 2017?

Posted by FDI Drylaid Team

Dec 22, 2016 12:30:00 PM

The climate of our economy and how it impacts manufacturing is always one that piques our interest. To that end, we read KPMGs Global Manufacturing Outlook published in 2016 to see if we could get a reading on how manufacturing executives expect the year to go. Forbes, on behalf of KPMG, conducted a survey of 360 senior executives in six industries to get an overall picture of how the next two years will be approached in manufacturing. Respondents came from aerospace & defense, automotive, conglomerates, medical device, engineering & industrial products and metals industries.

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3 Reasons Nonwovens Continue to Grow in Automotives

Posted by FDI Drylaid Team

Dec 19, 2016 12:30:00 PM

Tara Olivo recently wrote an article in Nonwovens Industry Magazine about how nonwoven fabrics are replacing other materials in automotive applications. Automobiles have been around for a hundred years now; why are nonwovens continuing to gain ground in this market?

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How Will A Trump Presidency Affect Nonwovens Manufacturing?

Posted by FDI Drylaid Team

Dec 6, 2016 12:30:00 PM

While we’re certainly not political pundits, we are keeping a close eye on Washington waiting for President-Elect Trump to take office. After the stormy election period, we’re looking forward to a little peace and quiet on our television sets but curious about how the coming Trump presidency will affect our industry.

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3 Ways Nonwovens Help Consumers Go Green

Posted by FDI Drylaid Team

Nov 29, 2016 2:30:00 PM

It seems that talk of sustainability is everywhere. Industries are concerned with conserving energy, reducing waste and recycling materials when possible. Consumers are no different. There are companies springing up everywhere catering to the idea of “green” living. They are focused on burning less fuel, buying organic produce, installing solar panels and more.

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Nonwovens Now: 3 Reasons to Be Thankful

Posted by FDI Drylaid Team

Nov 22, 2016 12:30:00 PM

     It’s that time of year when we pull the focus away from our “to do” lists and the pressures of our daily work and, instead, adopt an attitude of gratitude. So, this year, we’re covering just a few reasons of why we’re thankful in our industry.

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Why Tiny Diaper Design Matters

Posted by FDI Drylaid Team

Nov 15, 2016 2:30:00 PM

Pampers, the Procter & Gamble brand, has introduced a new tiny diaper in three sizes smaller than the traditional newborn diaper to the fit teeny tiny newborn preemies born as early as the second trimester. These little diapers will fit babies born with a birth weight as low as one pound.

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3 Ways Industry 4.0 Affects Nonwoven Production

Posted by FDI Drylaid Team

Nov 8, 2016 2:30:00 PM

If you follow manufacturing news, you know that Industry 4.0 is the hot topic of manufacturing today. Forbes is talking about it. Fast Company is talking about it. Even LinkedIn has “Industry 4.0” listed as a skill.

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4 Ways Your 2016 Votes Can Make a Difference in Manufacturing

Posted by FDI Drylaid Team

Nov 1, 2016 2:30:00 PM

Don’t worry, we’re not going to jump into the fray here and tell you who you should vote for next Tuesday. But we do want to emphasize that, no matter where your vote is cast, this year’s election will have a definitive impact on the American manufacturing industry. We all know that politicians make decisions that affect not only how we do business but also where we can do business and who does business with us.

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Wipes Talk:  Why the Absorbent Hygiene and Personal Care Market Matters

Posted by FDI Drylaid Team

Oct 25, 2016 2:15:00 PM

Hundreds of attendees will gather in Orlando from October 24 to 27 for the second annual Hygienix conference. The conference is offering workshops, an exhibition, and expert speakers for three days for professionals in the absorbent hygiene and personal care industry.

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Feeling the Buzz: Nonwovens for Electronic Products

Posted by FDI Drylaid Team

Oct 18, 2016 12:00:00 PM

What do you think of when you think of electronic products? Well, if you’re like most people, you think smartphones, Blu-Ray players and televisions. If you’re into nonwoven manufacturing (which, let’s be honest, you probably are if you’re reading our blog posts), you may think of electronics in a different way

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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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