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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

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

When I’m Gone, Bury Me in Nonwovens: The Benefits of Nonwovens in Caskets

Posted by FDI Drylaid Team

Apr 21, 2016 11:56:44 AM

We think about nonwoven fabrics pretty often in our everyday lives. We are, after all, nonwoven manufacturers. So, it only makes sense that we’re pretty focused on nonwoven materials in The Great Hereafter as well. Caskets that are lovely pieces of art are certainly desirable but for casket manufacturers and others involved in funeral planning, it’s important to consider other factors in designing an attractive and practical burial unit.

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Topics: General Nonwovens, news, Caskets

Upcoming 2016 Conferences for Nonwoven Industry Professionals

Posted by FDI Drylaid Team

Apr 12, 2016 1:45:16 PM

Conferences are an important part of professional development and are a key factor in developing a network of contacts within the nonwovens industry.  These upcoming conferences should be considered if you’re a project engineer, a product designer, or a manufacturer involved in nonwovens.

 

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Topics: General Nonwovens, news, Nonwoven Conferences

Nonwoven Applications: Hygiene Products

Posted by FDI Drylaid Team

Apr 8, 2016 3:03:41 PM

We’ve all seen the uncomfortable advertisements about personal hygiene products.  But just because they can be uncomfortable to talk about doesn’t mean that there isn’t a real need for them in the marketplace.  And nonwovens fabrics are able to be perfectly manipulated to be the exact right solution for many hygiene products. 

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Topics: General Nonwovens, news, Consumer Products

Reaching Every Man, Woman and Child: Nonwovens in Consumer Products

Posted by FDI Drylaid Team

Mar 23, 2016 10:31:00 AM

The definition of a consumer product is “a tangible product for sale that is used by a person or a household for non-business purposes.”  Basically, a consumer product includes almost everything you find in your house. 

But where are the nonwovens?  To reference an earlier blog post, they are EVERYWHERE.  They are in diapers, adult incontinence products, feminine hygiene products, consumer product packaging, cleaning products, furniture, window coverings, clothing, food products, pet products and…well, the list is seemingly endless. 

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Topics: General Nonwovens, news, Consumer Products

Nonwoven Applications in Geotextiles

Posted by FDI Drylaid Team

Mar 17, 2016 10:31:13 AM

According to Grand View Research, the global geotextiles market is anticipated to rise to $8.24 billion by 2020.   Primarily, geotextiles are used in the construction market to prevent erosion, on roads, for drainage and other applications. While the majority of nonwoven geotextiles are used in the United States, growing countries like China, the United Arab Emirates and Brazil, are expected to increase demand in the coming years.

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Topics: General Nonwovens, news, geotextiles

Nonwoven Applcation - Wipes

Posted by FDI Drylaid Team

Feb 12, 2016 2:00:00 PM

Nonwoven Applications:  Why Wipes?

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Topics: General Nonwovens, Wipes, news

4 Reasons Why the Meltblown Shines in Medical Nonwovens

Posted by FDI Meltblown Team

Jan 29, 2016 11:12:07 AM

Converters looking for niche products in the healthcare industry may want to consider working with a nonwoven manufacturer who can produce meltblown products. 

There are a variety of reasons why meltblown products are a terrific solution for medical nonwovens, among them are: 

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Topics: Meltblown Nonwovens, General Nonwovens, news, Medical 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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