Rethinking cotton in nonwovens

April 10th, 2015

Sustainability concerns and better processes are making the use of cotton in nonwovens more attractive. The words “cotton” and “advanced textiles” have not, typically, been used in the same breath. There are some good reasons for that, including the price tag. But new processes for integrating small amounts of cotton into engineered nonwoven fabrics could […]

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Record cotton stocks expected

March 16th, 2015

Cotton stocks outside of China are estimated to rise to 9.5 million tons by the end of the 2014/15 season, the largest volume in 35 years, according to the International Cotton Advisory Committee (ICAC). As reported by, China’s stocks are expected to remain stable reaching just over 12 million tons in 2014/15, after increasing […]

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