Nonwoven Medical Gowns Offer Healthcare Advantages

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Medical manufacturers have long preferred nonwovens as the material of choice for healthcare products. Replacing their much less functional fabric counterparts, medical nonwoven products introduced the concept of safe and sanitary disposable medical products that were affordable for meeting ongoing healthcare needs. From bandages and wound dressings, the role of nonwovens today has advanced to… Read more »

Benefits of Nonwoven Bandage Material

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There are many material options that manufacturers of medical bandage products can choose from for the development of their wound care products. Among materials like woven fabrics, foams, and gels, nonwoven fabrics are one of the most desired and widely used materials for bandages as well as other medical care items. The popularity of nonwoven… Read more »

A New Generation of Eco-friendly Disposable Medical Products

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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 »

Five Reasons to Choose Nonwovens for Medical Manufacturing

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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 »

CDC Recommends Surgical Masks & N95 Respirator Masks over Cloth Masks

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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 »

Avoid Counterfeit Masks and Medical Supplies with the Three P’s

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For nearly a year, WPT Nonwovens has been filling the need for PPE medical supplies with the high volume production of surgical face masks (commonly referred to as surgical masks or procedure masks). Our team has been working hard to provide ample supplies of masks for hospitals and other critical care facilities. Unfortunately, some buyers… Read more »

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 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 were positioned to provide… 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 »