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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 »

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Recent events have brought to light important supply chain issues in the global economy. It is extremely important to have reliable suppliers as well as a contingency plan for dealing with any number of risks involved with your supply chain. WPT Nonwovens recently experienced this first hand, when answering the call for face mask production…. Read more »

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WPT Nonwovens has announced plans to hire 30 new team members to meet medical mask production needs at our Beaver Dam facility. This new team will be focused on responding to the need for COVID-19 related medical supplies with the high volume production of surgical masks and N-95 respirator masks. In recent weeks, WPT Nonwovens… Read more »

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WPT Nonwovens is responding to the national emergency need for COVID 19 related medical supplies with the high volume production of surgical masks and N-95 respirator masks. According to company Vice President and General Manager, Travis Robbins, the decision to act was made following requests from state and local officials looking for Kentucky manufacturers willing… Read more »

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When a product requires the characteristics of softness and absorbency, hydrophilic nonwovens provide a cost efficient option that delivers optimal performance. Hydrophilic nonwovens attract and retain water, and are used for products that are made for absorbing liquids, but must remain strong and durable. WPT Nonwovens develops hydrophilic nonwoven material in polyester, rayon, cotton, and… Read more »

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Consumer trends indicate the demand for environmentally responsible, clean, and sustainable products is growing at a significant rate. In 2018, the U.S. organic market reached a record $52.5 billion, representing a 6.3 percent increase from the previous year. Much of this growth has been driven by the demand for items made with nonwoven fabrics, such… Read more »

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Personal care wipes represent a growing market as product options expand to include baby care, personal hygiene, cosmetic wipes, medicated wipes, deodorant wipes, sanitizing wipes and more. WPT Nonwovens develops nonwoven fabric for personal care wipes with a wide range of characteristics such as softness, absorbency, and strength. Our nonwovens are used to create personal… Read more »

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The use of bicomponent fibers in the production of nonwoven fabrics is growing. Manufacturers are discovering bicomponent fibers provide a cost-effective way to create customized nonwoven products with a wide range of beneficial characteristics. Bicomponent fiber nonwovens are the material of choice for products such as infant diapers, toddler training pants, feminine care products, adult… Read more »

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The personal care nonwoven market is growing by leaps and bounds everyday, as more and more people demand safe, convenient, and affordable healthcare products. Disposable female health and hygiene products are a large part of this growing demand. Ongoing product innovations are fueling this continuous market growth. WPT Nonwovens is supplying manufacturers who are answering… Read more »

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In the midst of this season of celebration, all of us at WPT Nonwovens are taking time to reflect on this past year with gratitude and appreciation. We realize that we could not have enjoyed the successes we’ve had without our many loyal customers and business partners. This time of year seems like the ideal… Read more »