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Price is an important consideration for manufacturers who are choosing key material suppliers, but it should not be the sole consideration. When choosing a supplier for your nonwovens, it is important to consider things like material availability and quality, as well as the quality of customer service and support you will receive. If material quality… Read more »

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Projections indicate substantial growth for the global bicomponent fiber market. According to a recent report, “the global bicomponent fiber market was approximately USD 1.68 billion in 2018 and is expected to generate around USD 2.5 billion by 2026, at a CAGR of around 5.1% between 2019 and 2026.” The need for bicomponent fiber nonwovens is… Read more »

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Medical product manufacturers have a lot of material options when it comes to the manufacture of wound care products. With material options like woven fabrics, foams, and gels, manufacturers tend more to turn to nonwoven fabrics for wound dressings and surgical care items. The following are four important reasons why manufacturers prefer nonwoven fabrics for… Read more »

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Manufacturers have a wide range of fiber options when specifying nonwoven fabrics for the products they produce. While some applications are great for natural fibers like cotton, others might be better served with synthetic fibers such as polyester. When considering fibers, it is important to compare the attributes of a given fiber in light of… Read more »

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WPT Nonwovens has seen amazing growth since the opening of our new facility and the expansion of our equipment capabilities. Since July of 2018, new orders and expanding business have tremendously increased production demands. As a result we are adding two new production shifts. WPT recently added 35 production and skilled trade positions, and we… Read more »

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When it comes to demanding applications that require strong and durable fabrics, polyester nonwovens offer a great option. Nonwoven polyester fabric can be created from 100% polyester filament or polyester blend. Nonwoven polyester is an excellent choice for a wide range of application needs including industrial filter materials, medical and hygiene products, construction materials, telecom… Read more »

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In order to select the best nonwoven fabric for your application, it is important to choose the right material and the best fabric treatments to meet your needs. The WPT Nonwovens team creates a diverse range of custom nonwovens featuring a variety of fibers, bonding, and treatment options, each providing characteristics that benefit the particular… Read more »

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When it comes to shopping for business suppliers, the number one factor most buyers focus on is price. Afterall, your bottom line profitability depends on lowering your cost of doing business. While the price you pay for your nonwovens is a consideration, there are many other ways the right nonwovens supplier can help you lower… Read more »

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Two types of commonly confused nonwoven materials are hydrophobic and hydrophilic. Each has unique characteristics for applications involving water. Taking a look at the Latin roots in these terms provides a clue to understanding them. Common to both terms is root, “hydro” which means “water.” The later portions of these terms are “phobic” which means… Read more »

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WPT Nonwovens offer a wide range of domestically sourced options. NONWOVEN FIBER TYPES Cottons Polyester Rayon Blends NONWOVEN FABRIC TREATMENTS Anti-microbial/anti-bacterial Anti-static Biodegradable Colors custom matched Dry cleaning resistance Flame Retardant Heat Sealability Hydrophilic Printing Others Available NONWOVEN RESINS Acrylics Vinyl Acetate (VAC) Vinyl Acrylics Ethylene Vinyl Acetate (EVA) Styrene Butadiene Rubber (SBR) Starch Poly… Read more »