Nutek Disposables, Inc. of McElhattan, PA has initiated a nationwide voluntary product recall at the retail level of all lots of baby wipes that it manufactured under the brand names Cuties, Diapers.com, Femtex, Fred’s, Kidgets, Member’s… Read More »
Sales: $185 million (estimated).
Key Personnel: John Replogle, president and chief executive officer; Maureen Usifer, chief financial officer; Joey Bergstein, general manager and chief mar… Read More »
In the evolution of wipes, what they contain has become just as important as how they feel. Efficacy now, as well as aesthetics, plays an increasingly important role in a product’s success. Read More »
By Karen Bitz-McIntyre, Nonwovens Industry, Associate Editor
Published September 27, 2013
This summer the disposable wipes market received two major coups that will help it grow in two important, and potentially profitable categories.
The first, of course, is the long-awaited, final solvent-contaminated wipes rule (better known as the &l… Read More »
• Towel and tissue paper maker Cascades Tissue Group is rolling out Cascades Antibacterial Paper Towel, which minimizes hand contamination by killing 99.99% of harmful bacteria almost instantly.
The green-colored Cascades antibacterial pa… Read More »
By Beyhan Tamer,, Sales and Market Development, Mogul
Published September 16, 2011
Emerging markets represent four out of the top six markets in the world for diapers, by value, but none of the top six markets for baby wipes, according to the latest retail data. It is a telling disparity that exposes the fundamental weakness of baby wipes outside the world’s richest nations. Read More »
Nice-Pak:World’s largest wet wipes producer
The company focuses on innovation to add value to wipes.
After pioneering more than 50 years in the growing wet wipes category, Nice-Pak has focused on inno… Read More »
There’s no doubt about it. There are a lot of wipes out there. Everyone knows about the gold standards—baby wipes, floor cleaning wipes, disinfectant wipes—but did you know there is a wipe out there to grease a frying pan before c… Read More »
By Suellen Bennett, Damian Kelly, Andy Kaziska, Mark Chandler and Cara Eaton, Croda Inc, Edison, NJ
Published April 14, 2010
In this era of convenience, the ultimate convenience item is a wet wipe. They can be used to remove make-up, to clean the toilet, to wipe down the kitchen counter or to disinfect your hands. They are incredibly portable, and after you use them, int… Read More »
Millennials Will Drive the U.S. Economy
Millennials—those Americans born between 1979-1989—are one of the largest demographics in the country and will soon be entering a strong growth period in both income and consumer packaged goods… Read More »
The World of Wipes was once again a success. The INDA-organized conference was held June 22-24, 2009 in Atlanta, GA and, despite the global economic crisis, attracted a record-setting crowd as attendees from all segments of the wipes industry.… Read More »
Sales: $150 million
Sales: $150 million (estimated), but that total includes paper products.
Key Personnel: Chuck Maniscalco, president and chief executive officer; Jeffrey Hollender, chie… Read More »
Lotta Luv is teaming up with Marvel on a new line of cosmetics, including lipglosses.
Marvel Enters Cosmetics Market
Marvel Entertainment is broadening its female focus with the expansion of its l… Read More »
Natural, ‘Pseudo’ Natural Markets Post Gains in 2008
The natural personal care market in the U.S. exceeded $2 billion in sales at the manufacturers’ level, up nearly 19% from 2007, according to a new study from Kline & Comp… Read More »
Lafe’s Natural Bodycare has a new line of organic baby products. Not only are the products in the line certified organic by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, earning the USDA’s prestigious green seal indicating the ingredients are 95% c… Read More »
Kimberly-Clark Corporation’s Huggies Baby Wipes will help fight breast cancer during October—Breast Cancer Awareness (BCA) Month—by donating as much as $450,000 to breast cancer research and education.
Huggies Baby Wipes is condu… Read More »
Dow Corning, Elevance Form JV To Develop Naturals
Looking to tap into the rapidly growing natural and organic personal care market, Dow Corning Corporation and Elevance Renewable Sciences, Inc. have signed joint development and marketing agreement… Read More »