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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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Turkish nonwovens producer Mogul is establishing its first North American and first overseas operation--Mogul South Carolina Nonwovens Corporation.
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.
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.
UniCharm Corporation, Georgia Pacific LLP and Freudenberg Nonwovens.
In Japan, the manufacture of baby diapers has increased greatly and the demand for nonwovens has grown along with it.
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.
Svenska Cellulosa Aktiebolaget, UniCharm Corporation, Ahlstrom, Georgia Pacific LLP and Freudenberg Nonwovens.
In April, two major trade associations dedicated to nonwovens released statistic reports and both showed good things for the industry.
com/reports/c46341) has announced the addition of "North American Acoustic Nonwovens Markets" to their offering.