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Japanese adult diaper production soars.

Results of diaper production in Japan from the first quarter of 1993 are now available and a sharp contrast in adult and baby diapers is evident. Total production for the quarter was 1.457 billion pieces, 1.223 billion baby diapers and 234 million adult diapers. The baby diaper figure represents a 3% drop from the previous quarter while adult diaper production experienced 36% growth. A breakdown of the adult diaper market shows that 43% of the products sold are of the falt type, with 17% of pants design and 40% others.
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Publication:Nonwovens Industry
Date:Jul 1, 1993
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