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Polymer Group acquires Fiberweb

News International-French

19 Nov 2013

Polymer Group and Fiberweb aim to create the world's largest nonwovens company.

The integration of Fiberweb into PGI creates an industry leader with an unmatched portfolio of technologies and products to serve a broad range of applications in the Hygiene, Healthcare, Wipes, Filtration, Cable, Construction, Agricultural, Geosynthetics, Graphic Arts, and Technical Fabrics markets. Coupled with world-class service and an unsurpassed global reach across North America, Latin America, Europe, and Asia-Pacific, these capabilities bolster PGI's ability to partner with customers to make our world safer, cleaner, and healthier.

PGI and Fiberweb are stronger together, offering:

  • Customers a broader range of innovative product solutions, more manufacturing capacity across a global footprint, and stronger local sales, service and support
  • Suppliers a larger set of opportunities to grow volume in new and existing spend categories and geographies
  • Employees a bigger pool of talented collaborators, access to more resources, and more robust career development options

A new website detailing their company's expanded capabilities is under construction.