Not All Surgical Masks Are The Same

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Soon after the onset of the COVID-19 emergency, WPT Nonwovens responded to the national emergency need for PPE medical supplies with the high volume production of N-95 respirator masks and surgical masks, officially classified as ASTM F2100-19 Level 3 Earloop Surgical Face Masks. As a Kentucky manufacturer with a solid and reliable supply chain, we… Read more »

Demand Grows for Organic Cotton in the Feminine Hygiene Market

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As feminine hygiene products trend toward a demand for eco-friendly, natural, and sustainable products, there is growing interest among manufacturers in organic cotton. A recent Nonwovens Industry article examines trends in this market. As explained in the article, “growth of organic and natural products is being driven by consumers that are becoming aware of the… Read more »

Nonwoven Cleaning Wipes Popularity Surges with Covid-19

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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, the unprecedented demand for some disinfectant products, including… Read more »

Why Medical Product Manufacturers Prefer Nonwovens

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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 »

WPT Nonwovens Procedure Masks Are Now Available for Shipment

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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 »

Medical Nonwovens Meet Critical Healthcare Product Needs

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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 »

WPT Nonwovens Responds to COVID 19 with Production of Surgical & N-95 Masks

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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 »

Advantages Bicomponent Fibers Bring to Nonwoven Fabrics

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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 »

4 Reasons Why Nonwovens Offer the Ideal Material for Wound Dressing

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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 »

The Benefits of Nonwovens for Wound Dressing

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In the healthcare field, much attention has been given to reducing the incidence of hospital-acquired infection and illnesses. Nonwoven medical fabrics and wound dressing have many advantages in this area due to their unique qualities. Medical fabrics subject to intense scrutiny given the critical nature of their application, which has led to the development of… Read more »