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The disposable medical supplies market in North America is expected to grow by 6.5% annually and reach $106.9 billion by 2030. Factors contributing to this growth include: Increasing incidence of disease and disorders The medical supply needs of an aging population Rising incidence of Hospital Acquired Infections (HAIs) Reference towards the low-cost disposable medical supplies… Read more »

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Selecting the right nonwoven fabric for your product will greatly enhance its quality, appearance, and performance characteristics. Highly customizable, bicomponent fiber nonwovens allow product producers to create the ideal combination of nonwoven fabric attributes at a price point that is very cost-efficient. Bicomponent fiber nonwovens are an excellent choice for nonwoven products such as: Baby… Read more »

Posted & filed under Medical Nonwovens.

Since the earliest days of history, man has been using different types of dressings and bandages. What the ancient and early modern civilizations referred to as plasters are the historical equivalent of wound dressings. Early medical practitioners applied plasters to wounds to provide protection and absorb fluids. Oils were commonly used in plasters to provide… Read more »

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WPT Nonwovens develops nonwoven polyester fabric that is composed of 100% polyester filament or polyester blend. Our polyester nonwoven is an ideal choice for applications that benefit from the characteristics of strength and high density. Polyester Nonwoven Characteristics Derived from petroleum, polyester is a commonly used synthetic material, which is commonly due to its versatility…. Read more »

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WPT Nonwovens Is a well-established US source for a variety of nonwovens including bicomponent fiber nonwovens and organic cotton nonwovens certified by the Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS) Version 5.0. We are also the domestic source for polyester fiber nonwovens, rayon fiber nonwovens, and custom blends to create the right nonwovens for virtually any application…. Read more »

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As recently reported by Nonwovens Industry, the need for medical grade masks will not be ending anytime soon, “As the world enters into the third year of the coronavirus pandemic, face masks and respirators continue to be pervasive, especially as new variants, like the contagious Omicron, continue to emerge.” Something that has changed since the… Read more »

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WPT nonwoven viscose rayon fabric is made from 100% rayon filament or rayon blend. Made from natural fiber derived from wood pulp. Viscose Rayon Nonwoven Characteristics Rayon nonwoven offers the characteristics of high absorbency, softness, and comfortable finish. Since it is easy to dye, a wide palette of nonwoven color options can be specified for… Read more »

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A common new year resolution for most businesses is improving the bottom line. If you’ve made this a goal, you are most likely looking for ways to save money and might be considering a review of your suppliers. Instead of looking at price alone, there are many other considerations and ways the right nonwovens supplier… Read more »

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It is the time of year when we enjoy seasonal celebrations, gatherings with family and friends, and reflect on gratitude for a year of blessings. At WPT, we appreciate our many wonderful customers and loyal business partners. We realize that without you we couldn’t have enjoyed the successes we’ve had, and we are truly thankful…. Read more »

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One of the best advantages of using nonwoven fabric is that it is highly customizable. This is a very important attribute for specialty applications such as adult diapers and feminine hygiene products. These personal care items require characteristics such as strength, absorbency, and softness on the skin. The nonwoven manufacturing process provides many options for… Read more »