Nonwoven News & Webinars

Catch up on the latest nonwoven news and recordings of past webinars covering key industry topics.

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2024 NACDS’ Total Store Expo Showcase Features Cotton Brands

May 21, 2024


Cotton Incorporated is exhibiting for the third consecutive year and sponsoring product showcases for a second time August 17-19th at Total Store Expo, the largest trade event of retailers and suppliers in the health and wellness industry in Boston, MA.


2024 Natural Products Expo West Features Cotton Brands

February 5, 2024


The demand for sustainable products is on the rise, and Cotton Incorporated is highlighting the benefits of cotton at Natural Products Expo Westa trade event leading the way in the natural, organic, and healthy products industry.


2023 NACDS’ Total Store Expo Showcase Features Cotton Brands

July 17, 2023


The San Diego show is one of the largest gatherings of retailers and suppliers in the health and wellness industry, and Cotton Incorporated’s Product Showcase highlights the important role natural fibers hold in this ever-growing market sector.


Recent Webinar: Cotton Market Outlook: Calm After the Storm? 

April 5, 2023


The global economy experienced a series of shocks over the past several years, and this has been a contributor to volatility in economic conditions and financial markets—including cotton.


The Facts About Cotton in Tampons

February 21, 2023


With a dwindling tampon supply trending in the news over the past year, rumors of a cotton shortage took hold.

Rethinking Plastics: A 3D Cotton Camping Collection 

June 23, 2022


What would it take to reduce plastic waste and replace it with natural materials that have a better sustainability profile? That’s one of the questions researchers at Cotton Incorporated asked themselves before delving into a multi-year project looking at cotton’s potential within 3D printing and injection molding.

Burt’s Bees Repurposed Cotton Facial Wipes

October 14, 2021


Transform your cleansing routine. Made with 25% repurposed cotton, Burt’s Bees has launched a new range of facial wipes to lift away makeup, dirt, and oil without harsh rubbing or rinsing.

Grupo Familia Features Cotton Trademarks 

April 8, 2021


Grupo Familia, one of the largest personal care and hygiene brands in South America, has adopted cotton into a range of products.

Proctor & Gamble Features the Seal of Cotton Trademark 

April 6, 2021


The global brand P&G has launched the first feminine pads labeled with the Seal of Cotton trademark in Mexico.

Cotton Incorporated Helps “Close the Tap” on Plastic Leakage Problem

April 6, 2021


Awareness of the amount of plastic in the ocean has skyrocketed over the last two years, and, with it, a realization that part of the problem comes from our clothes in the form of both micro- and macroplastic pollution.

Webinars and Media




Cotton’s Take on the Menstrual Health Market

Listen in as nonwovens expert Jan O’Regan discusses cotton’s role in the menstrual health market.


This podcast covers everything you need to know about cotton and the global hygiene market:

  • Market size
  • Demographics
  • Leaders
  • Consumer preferences





Proving a Natural Solution

The European Commission adopted the world’s first comprehensive plastics strategy to decrease single-use plastics accounting for marine litter. This webinar covers this plastics strategy, legislative action against single-use plastic items and plastic fishing gear, brand and retailer awareness about the volume of microfibers in aquatic environments due to laundering of clothing, and alternatives to synthetic fibers and solutions to their effects on the environment.


Download Plastic Free presentation slides


Webinar originally played 4/21/21

Less Ouch, More Ahh

Clinical Evaluation of the Hypoallergenic Properties of Cotton

Did you know that cotton is hypoallergenic?


In this webinar, we take a deeper look into a clinical evaluation of the hypoallergenic properties of cotton.


Nonwovens expert Jan O’Regan discusses the evaluation’s methodology, process, results, and what those results mean for cotton.


Download the Hypoallergenic Properties of Cotton presentation slides


Webinar originally played 12/1/20


Global Market for Baby Care

Today & Tomorrow

Cotton Incorporated teamed with The Martec Group to conduct a global market research project, concentrating primarily on baby diapers and baby wipes. In this webinar, Jan O’Regan, an expert in the field of nonwovens, explores the results of this research project and takes a closer look at the similarities and differences between baby care products.


About the Research

To get a sense of similarities and differences, consumers from eight countries were surveyed: United States, Mexico, Brazil, China, India, Germany, France, and the UK. This work also incorporates economic and demographic data providing an understanding of these markets today and where they are headed 5 years from now.


Download the Global Market for Baby Care presentation slides


Webinar originally played 11/21/19


Global Feminine Hygiene Market & Millennials

In the coming years, Millennials and Gen Z will account for almost all of the feminine hygiene population.


Watch our Global Feminine Hygiene Market & Millennials webinar to learn about the impact millennials will have on the future of the feminine hygiene market. Discover market dynamics projected over the next 15 years, habits related to product usage including the impact of technology in the retail environment, and opportunities for you to win market share and customer loyalty into the future.


Download the Global Feminine Hygiene Market & Millenials presentation slides.


Webinar originally played 12/13/16


Our Aging Population

Meeting Needs Respectfully and Profitably in the Global Market for Incontinence Products

During this webinar, we share with you what we’ve learned about the global market for adult incontinence products through a recent study and offer a better understanding of similarities and differences among regions and countries that were studied. Highlights include growth prospects to 2030 for adult incontinence products as influenced by demographics, economics, consumer product usage, shopping habits, and consumer needs.


We discuss these highlights as well as opportunities to incorporate cotton and how it can benefit your customers and bottom line.


Download the Global Market for Incontinence Products presentation slides


Webinar originally played 12/12/17