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As feminine hygiene products trend toward a demand for eco-friendly, natural, and sustainable products, there is growing interest among manufacturers in organic cotton. A recent Nonwovens Industry article examines trends in this market. As explained in the article, “growth of organic and natural products is being driven by consumers that are becoming aware of the… Read more »

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As Thanksgiving approaches, all of us at WPT Nonwovens are taking time to reflect on the season with gratitude. It has been a year of crisis and uncertainty, but also a season of opportunity, to use our business and resources to step up and make a difference. We know that our loyal customers and business… Read more »

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Join the WPT Team for Stable Job with a Growing U.S. Owned Company These times of instability have had an impact on most people in the U.S. workforce. Many have experienced job cuts or job loss. Others have seen changes in their jobs or financial situations, which have left them seriously considering a career change…. Read more »

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WPT Nonwovens has seen phenomenal growth since the opening of our new facility and the addition of PPE mask production to our capabilities. As a result we are once again expanding our team with the addition of 60 new positions. We cordially invite everyone to attend our upcoming job fair event to learn about a… Read more »

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Convenient and cost-effective, bicomponent nonwovens continue to grow in popularity as the versatile choice for a diverse range of products. Nonwovens manufacturers have been able to use a variety of treatment options and materials to impart desired characteristics for a given product application. Nonwoven materials are developed for strength, stretch, and softness. Functional characteristics can… Read more »

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WPT Nonwovens will be expanding production shifts again and hiring new team members to meet increasing production demands at our Beaver Dam, Kentucky production facility. New positions to be filled include: Process and Maintenance Technicians are needed for the 7 pm to 7 am shift. Prospective applicants should apply at the 985 W. 7th Avenue,… Read more »

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As Cleaning Wipes Demand Surges, Bicomponent Nonwovens Fill Supply Needs Have you tried to purchase household cleaning wipes lately? If you have, you may have reached the cleaning products aisle only to find purchase limit signs or even empty shelves. According to a recent article on Nonwovens-Industry.com, the unprecedented demand for some disinfectant products, including… Read more »

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Traditionally, medical manufacturers have used a wide range of materials for creating medical care products. Options include woven cloth, foam materials, gels, nonwovens, and more. Increasingly, medical products are being developed using nonwoven fabrics. There are several reasons why nonwovens are preferable for items such as bandages, wound dressings, surgical scrubs, medical masks, and other… Read more »

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Production of WPT Nonwovens ASTM Level 3 Earloop Procedure Masks is currently underway. These masks are commonly referred to as surgical masks or procedure masks. Ample quantities are available in stock and ready for shipment. We will be investing an additional $1,000,000 in mask production with a new line, which will be installed in early… Read more »

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Nonwovens have played a huge role in the worldwide fight against COVID-19. Everyone has heard much about the importance of face masks and disinfecting wipes today. Many, however, may not be aware of the fact that the use of nonwovens for medical purposes goes all the way back to WWII. At that time, nonwovens supplied… Read more »