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Made by a process not involving weaving. Used of textiles.
Material or a fabric made by a process not involving weaving.


(Textiles) (of a fabric, textile, etc) made by means other than weaving, knitting, or spinning


(nɒnˈwoʊ vən)

1. (of a fabric) made of fibers autogenously bonded by heat or chemical action or by means of various cementing substances.
2. made of such a fabric.
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EcoWipes, a Warsaw, Poland-based manufacturer and converter of private label products for the hydroentangled nonwovens segment, has ordered its third nonwovens production line.
Researchers mostly in India explore composite nonwoven textiles from the perspectives of natural and synthetic fibers for composite nonwovens, structure and properties of composite nonwovens, composite nonwovens in absorbent hygiene products, composite nonwovens in wipes, theory and application of composite nonwovens in filters, and medical applications.
Nonwoven media used in filtration applications make up about 14% of the total nonwovens market or a value of nearly $3.
The increasing use of durable nonwovens in various industrial, construction and agricultural applications is expected to trigger the demand for nonwoven materials and products across the globe.
Through 2016, the fastest growth for nonwovens will be in the nondisposables markets where demand will accelerate from a reduced 2011 base.
M2 EQUITYBITES-October 11, 2012-Vita Nonwovens announces completion of MBO(C)2012 M2 COMMUNICATIONS http://www.
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.
The text covers not only the forming methods and their applications in the manufacture of paper, board and nonwovens, but also information on the types of furnishes used, some aspects of forming fundamentals and the characteristics of multiply webs.
2 percent per year to 172 billion square meters, due to a modest decrease in average nonwovens weight.
Recently, I had a conversation with someone new to nonwovens.
ANNA, the All-Nippon Nonwovens Association and EDANA, the International Association serving the Nonwovens and Related Industries, jointly call upon the negotiators of the Japan-EU proposed Free Trade Agreement to consider nonwovens and related products among issue-free product categories for the fast and straightforward elimination of customs tariff between the two trading blocks.
com/reports/c48899) has announced the addition of The World Nonwovens Industry: Part 1 - The Leading Ten Producers, 1 of 3, 2006/07 to their offering.