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Before Photo WPT Nonwovens is excited to announce the opening of its new facility in Beaver Dam, Kentucky. This property, which was once the abandoned Nestaway plant, has been transformed into our new state-of-the-art nonwovens manufacturing facility. As a nationally recognized manufacturer and distributor of nonwoven materials for a wide range of commercial and consumer… Read more »

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Along with the opening of a new facility, WPT Nonwovens is excited to begin production of Air Through Bonded (ATB) on our newly acquired A. Celli Nonwovens spooling line. The new system expands our production capabilities while setting unsurpassed standards for quality, reliability and productivity. The system also keeps reel loading and unloading times reduced… Read more »

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Through air bonding is a type of thermal bonding that involves the application of heated air to the surface of the nonwoven fabric. During the through air bonding process, heated air flows through holes in a plenum above the nonwoven material. Unlike hot ovens, which push air through the material, the through air process uses… Read more »

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At one time, wipes were primarily thought of as a product used for the cleaning a baby during diapering.  Today, wipes are everywhere from medical prep tables to cosmetic bags to clean stations posted near the entrances of grocery stores. Wipes and wiper products are becoming more and more popular in a time when consumers… Read more »

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Disposable diapers developed with nonwoven fabrics introduced a revolutionary new high-demand product to the personal hygiene marketplace. Since first becoming widely used in the 1970’s, the design of disposable diapers has be become thinner and sleeker, as innovators have defined the materials and fabrication processes involved in making them. Today, nonwoven diaper products have “grown… Read more »

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Nonwovens Air Filtration Media Air through bond nonwovens are composed of short, directional or randomly-oriented fibers held in a matrix, often a type of resin or treated bi-component fibers. Precise control over the process results in a very uniform material with superior dust holding and very uniform air permeability. The following properties make air through… Read more »

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Before Photo The exterior renovations are complete and our new plant is looking sharp. Cleaning up the 53 year old building has been a lot of work, with the installation of a new roof and fresh coat of paint it’s really starting to shine. the interior renovations are also wrapping up with the removal of… Read more »

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Simply put, nonwovens have opened doors of opportunity for everyday convenience that would have been the stuff of dreams or wild imagination not too long ago. Just like Henry Ford made it possible for everyday folks to own a car and the Wright brothers to glide from one part of the country to another over… Read more »

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While the agricultural industry isn’t the biggest user of nonwovens, it is nevertheless taking advantage of the technology; in fact, the use of the technology in agriculture is increasing year by year.  There are a number of reasons for this.  Firstly, more farmers are being made aware of the many cost-effective benefits that nonwoven technology… Read more »