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New machinery manufacturer develops novel nonwoven line.

A manufacturer of machinery for nonwoven fabrics, Tanweb, was recently formed in Lumberton, N.C. Incorporated late last year, Tanweb was created to license novel technologies for developing unique physical properties in spunbonded, melt blown and composite nonwoven fabrics.

Tanweb manufactures the equipment and can also supply turnkey production lines. Markets initially targeted include health care, personal care, disposable diapers and other related areas.

Greg Ward, formerly of cotton supplier Alpha Cellulose, has been named president, Glenn Sanders has been named vice president-engineering and Charles Callaway is vice president-manufacturing. The company headquarters are in Lumberton, with manufacturing, marketing and engineering in Alpharetta, GA.

In related move, another company, Xxicon, which provides machinery for cotton technology, has been formed. Mr. Ward is vice president of this company, also based in Lumberton.
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Title Annotation:Tanweb in Lumberton, North Carolina
Publication:Nonwovens Industry
Article Type:Brief Article
Date:Jul 1, 1992
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