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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 »

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In the 1930s some companies began to do weird experiments with the waste (e.g., cotton) from manufacturing. By bonding some of these materials and then turning to fibers, these companies came up with what we now know as nonwoven fabrics. This is a humble beginning for what is now a multi-billion dollar industry. Classified as… Read more »

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View on kentucky.gov FRANKFORT, Ky. (Sept. 7, 2017) – Nonwoven fabrics manufacturer WPT Corp. will open a $6 million, 40-job plant—its second in Ohio County—to add capacity for materials used in hygiene and filtration products such as diapers and furnace air filters, Gov. Matt Bevin announced today.“As a family-owned and operated company, WPT Corp. is… Read more »

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Not surprisingly, the use of nonwovens for medical purposes goes all the way back to WWII, which precipitated a big demand for easily-deployed medical products. As the technology gradually improved, nonwovens proved to be superior to woven products in terms of disposability, adaptability, effectiveness, and cost. Ubiquitous cross-contamination and nosocomial infections in hospitals made it… Read more »

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According to industry trends research, the US demand for disposable medical supplies will rise 4.2 percent annually to $54.1 billion by 2020. Up to this point, the focus of the medical textiles industry has been on product quality, usability, and regulatory compliance as it relates to product health and safety standards. Amidst growing product demand,… Read more »

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When it comes to buying nonwovens, there are a wide range of sellers from which to choose. In making purchasing decisions, price tends to be the first thing buyers look for. While price is important, it is equally important to consider factors like quality, availability, and customer service. Many buyers throughout the U.S. are buying… Read more »