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Nonwovens Conferences: Wrapping Up 2016

Posted by FDI Drylaid Team

Oct 11, 2016 12:00:00 PM

If you can believe it, 2016 is coming to a close. We’re rapidly approaching the last quarter but there is still time to get in some continuing education, do a little networking and get exposed to some of the best minds in the nonwoven business.

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Topics: General Nonwovens

Is It Time to Change Nonwoven Fabric Suppliers?

Posted by FDI Drylaid Team

Sep 22, 2016 11:30:00 AM

In business, as in life, there are many choices. Businesses choose vendors based on a variety of issues, including price, product quality, and even the ease of doing business with that company. However, sometimes it can become apparent that it’s time for a change.

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Topics: General Nonwovens

3 Reasons to Manufacture Nonwoven Diapers Now

Posted by FDI Drylaid Team

Sep 15, 2016 11:30:00 AM

At the end of 2016, the diaper market is expected to reach a value of $49 billion, according to a new report by Persistence Market Research, as reported in Nonwovens Industry.   According to that same report, diapers are expected to surpass $70.4 billion in about eight years.

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Topics: General Nonwovens

5 Reasons We Expect the Nonwovens Market to Continue to Grow

Posted by FDI Drylaid Team

Sep 2, 2016 2:00:00 PM

According to Smithers Pira, the global nonwovens market is anticipated to grow to about $50.8 billion in 2020 with the hygiene market comprising the biggest portion of the market. Spunlaid nonwovens, which include spunbond and meltblown nonwoven fabrics, were almost 50% of the entire market in 2015
 
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Topics: General Nonwovens

What is TPP and How Does It Affect the Nonwoven Market?

Posted by FDI Drylaid Team

Aug 19, 2016 12:00:00 PM

What is the TPP?

The Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement is a Free Trade Agreement between the United States and 11 countries, most of which are located in the Pacific Rim. Participating countries include: Australia, Brunei Darussalam, Canada, Chile, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore and Vietnam.

 

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Topics: General Nonwovens

7 Nonwoven Products for the Bathroom

Posted by FDI Drylaid Team

Aug 12, 2016 12:00:00 PM

Let’s face it, bathrooms don’t get a whole lot of the spotlight. But, when you think about it, we certainly spend some time of every day in the bathroom! Nonwoven products abound in the bathroom and there is always room for more.

 

 

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Topics: General Nonwovens

Trained for Strength: Nonwoven Industry Training for the Pros

Posted by FDI Drylaid Team

Jul 27, 2016 12:00:00 PM

There may have never been a child in the history of the world who has had this conversation:

Adult: “What do you want to be when you grow up?”

Child: “I want to work with nonwoven fabrics!”

Adult: (puzzled)

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Topics: General Nonwovens, news

The New Nonwovens: Getting the “Non” Out

Posted by FDI Drylaid Team

Jul 20, 2016 12:00:00 PM

It’s pretty funny that we describe what we do by basically saying what we are not. We work with nonwovens. Not wovens. The anti-wovens, if you will.

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Topics: General Nonwovens, news, Nonwoven Conferences

Nonwoven News: It’s a Good Time to Be in Manufacturing

Posted by FDI Drylaid Team

Jul 13, 2016 12:00:00 PM

The tide is turning for American manufacturing. According to the Economic Policy Institute, the United States lost about 2.4 million manufacturing jobs just to China from 2001 to 2013.   However, due to rising labor costs in China and the high cost of international shipping, large manufacturers are beginning to bring production back to the US. As a matter of fact, companies like General Electric, Walmart, Ford and Boeing have re-shored approximately 22,000 manufacturing jobs in recent years.

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Topics: General Nonwovens, manufacturing, reshoring

3 Reasons to Consider Using Nonwovens in Your Next Consumer Product

Posted by FDI Drylaid Team

Jun 29, 2016 12:00:00 PM

Nonwoven’s Industry magazine recently published an article about the future of the global nonwovens industry. The article, based on an exclusive report by Smithers Pira, states that the global nonwovens market will grow an average of 6.3% per year to be worth about $50.8 billion by 2020. Nonwovens manufacturing and consumption is increasingly important in our current economic environment.

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Topics: General Nonwovens

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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