The COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated many business and technology approaches in healthcare, but providers have also faced financial burdens in an industry with already thin margins. Patient expectations continue to evolve and the consumerization of healthcare will continue to shape organizations’ approaches to care delivery towards seamless integration and convenience.Read More →

The Review-Journal has received national recognition for “[email protected]”, its fast-paced weekday newsletter. Earlier this month, Editor & Publisher magazine named the paper one of its “10 News Publishers That Do It Right” for the twice-daily seven-minute newscasts launching in January 2021. The magazine noted the challenges of launching a newRead More →

PDI has announced the dual launch of innovative new disinfectants to help infection prevention professionals in the fight against the increase in hospital-acquired infections (HAIs) as well as the ongoing battle against Covid-19. As part of a tiered approach, the new products, Sani-24 Germicidal Disposable Wipes, Sani-HyperCide Germicidal Disposable WipesRead More →

Kimberly-Clark recently opened a new factory that will manufacture Huggies baby diapers and Kotex feminine care products in Ikorodu, Lagos, Nigeria, according to local reports. The new, $100 million state-of-the-art manufacturing facility is equipped with improved technology and capabilities to better serve its consumers. The additional manufacturing capacity is expectedRead More →

To help school children from underprivileged families who cannot afford a computer to take lessons at home, Ontex is donating 50 laptops. The end-of-lease devices have been decommissioned and will be donated to families around Ontex’s headquarters in Aalst, Belgium, through the local charity 4Dewereldgroep Aalst. “This donation will helpRead More →

As part of its ongoing commitment to developing sustainable products that meet the needs of its customers, Precision Textiles, a leading supplier of coated fabrics, nonwovens and laminations to the bedding, automotive and health, launched a new product called PurLoft to help manufacturers meet consumer demand for natural, more sustainableRead More →

Hygiene and health company Essity, maker of the Tork brand, has acquired US professional wiping and cleaning company Legacy Converting, Inc. The company manufactures disinfectant and disinfectant wet wipes, ready-to-use wipes chemicals and dry wipes in a move that will expand the Tork professional hygiene range. Among the products LegacyRead More →

Shawmut Corp. announced the launch of a NIOSH-approved small size N95 filtering facepiece respirator to help protect people with smaller faces. Shawmut’s smaller US-made Protex N95 particulate respirator model SR9520S will be sold alongside its medium/large model SR9520 on Shawmut’s website and other popular personal protective equipment sites, including ProjectRead More →

Neenah, a global specialty materials manufacturer, has joined the Soteria Battery Innovation Group (BIG), a consortium of more than 100 companies representing different developers and users in the lithium-ion battery ecosystem. The consortium is committed to using new technologies to bring safer batteries to market, which aligns directly with Neenah’sRead More →

Ahlstrom-Munksjö has successfully completed the acquisition of a 60% stake in Chinese decor paper producer Minglian New Materials Technology Co., Ltd. and forms a joint venture that includes a state-of-the-art factory in Xingtai, Hebei Province, China. A non-binding letter of intent with the majority shareholders was initially signed in NovemberRead More →

Ontex, a leading provider of personal hygiene products and services in over 110 countries, has officially submitted its climate targets to the Science-Based Target Initiative (SBTI), an initiative supported by the Belgian Alliance for climate action (BACA). BACA is a community of organizations based in Belgium who choose the pathRead More →

NASHVILLE, Tennessee., January 6, 2022 / PRNewswire / – Endeavor Business Media Announces the Acquisition of ISE, a Leading Provider of Solutions and Education in the Telecommunications / ICT Industry. Including ISE Magazine and ISE EXPO, this acquisition adds a unique component to Endeavor’s advanced technology group, complementing its existingRead More →

The Honest Company, a digital native, mission-driven brand focused on leading the Clean Lifestyle movement, has announced that Steve Austenfeld will join the organization as Vice President, Investor Relations. “With our strategic shift to become a public company, now is the perfect time to welcome Steve Austenfeld as vice presidentRead More →

New products include filtration solutions for cabin air, transmission and cooling systems Karen McIntyre, Editor12.09.21 Ahlstrom-Munksjö continues to focus on the growing electrification segment, expanding its latest product offering, dedicated entirely to filter media solutions for electric vehicles. The new fuel cell electric vehicle solutions complement products launched earlier inRead More →

A senior Nike executive has resigned from the Beaverton-based sportswear giant after a magazine article revealed links to his son’s sneaker resale business. In a brief statement, the company said Ann Hebert, vice president and general manager of its North American division, had left the retailer after 25 years, effectiveRead More →

Roswell, Georgiawww.kimberly-clark.com2020 sales of nonwovens: $1.3 billion Key personnelMichael Hsu, Managing Director, Kimberly-Clark; Kim Underhill, President, North America Consumer Business, Kimberly-Clark; Aaron Powell, President, Kimberly-Clark Professional; LLori Shaffer, Vice President, Global Nonwovens American factoriesCorinth, MS; Hendersonville, North Carolina; LaGrange, Georgia; Neenah, WI; Maumelle, AR; Conway, AR; Beech Island, South CarolinaRead More →