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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 »

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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 »