Breaking News

Nonwovens Visionary Awards Seeks Nominations

July 10, 2006

l With sales of nonwoven production at the producer level in North America reaching $4.97 billion in 2005, and the industry forecast to continue to grow by more than 4% a year, the market is expected to exceed $6 billion by the end of the decade.
These are just a few of the finding of a new report from INDA, Association of the Nonwoven Fabrics Industry, entitled “Analysis: Nonwovens Industry in North America—2005-2010.” This is INDA’s seventh analysis report of the Nonwovens Industry in North America (U.S. and Canada).
The analysis also reports that North American roll goods producers shipped 28 billion square meters of nonwoven fabrics in 2005, equivalent to 1.25 million tons. In addition to providing materials for domestic consumption, American and Canadian nonwoven producers exported about 285,000 tons of nonwoven material, with a value of $1.3 billion.
“Analysis: Nonwovens Industry in North America: 2005-2010” is available to INDA members for $2,200. Non-member pricing is $3,000. To order, go to the INDA secure eBookstore or call Helena Lee at (919) 233-1210 ext. 120; E-mail:
In addition, INDA, which sponsors the annual 2007 Visionary Award, will be accepting nominations through Sept. 1. The award recognizes consumer end products that utilize nonwoven fabrics or employ nonwoven technology during their manufacturing process. More info: Michael Jacobsen, Visionary Awards coordinator,
blog comments powered by Disqus
  • A Facial Bar Grows in Brooklyn

    A Facial Bar Grows in Brooklyn

    Christine Esposito, Associate Editor||October 24, 2016
    With three doors in Canada, Blitz Facial Bar opens its first US location in one of the hippest areas of New York.

  • Free and Clear

    Free and Clear

    Melissa Meisel, Associate Editor||October 17, 2016
    OY-L aims for zero-chemical skin care.

  • Coming Clean on a Host of Issues

    October 17, 2016
    Cleaning Products Conference is set for Nov. 9-11, 2016 in Washington DC.

  • Change Is in the Air

    Change Is in the Air

    Doreen Wang, BrandZ ||October 3, 2016
    Technology is changing the personal care market

  • Skin Care of One’s Own

    Skin Care of One’s Own

    Christine Esposito, Associate Editor||October 3, 2016
    Nu Skin’s ageLOC Me—which melds the worlds of smart-phone technology, efficacious ingredients and personalization

  • Proof Positive

    Proof Positive

    Christine Esposito, Associate Editor||October 3, 2016
    Testing service providers enable companies to back up their claims and stay in compliance with regulations.