Japan Nonwovens Report
|Annual subscription fee||Japan: 30,000 yen (tax not included)
Overseas: 40,000 yen (Asia)
Overseas: 42,000 yen (Other regions)
back number：a copy4,000yen（Domestic）
|Remarks||First issue: May 1972
B5 size, normally 56 to 80pages
A monthly magazine full of hot news and topics related to nonwoven fabric from domestic and overseas sources.
Yearbook of nonwoven fabric industry containing various statistics and a list of companies will be also delivered every year.
2018 Yearbook of Nonwoven Fabric Industry
Nonwoven fabric attracts a lot of attention because it can provide a specific function to meet a specific purpose thanks to a wide selection of fiber materials and production methods.
With abundant data that has been highly-reputed, this year book offers you a high level of convenience by revealing the reality of nonwoven fabric production in the world while focusing on domestic companies (about 450).
■ History of nonwoven fabric industry (chronology)
A chronology to show the development trends and market of the recent domestic and overseas nonwoven fabric industries at a glance.
■ List of about 450 nonwoven fabric-related companies (detailed and searchable index by industry)
The non-fabric industry is experiencing rapid changes in the same way as other industries. This list covers not only manufacturers but also related companies including raw materials, machines and chemical suppliers. It contains detailed data items such as company addresses, telephone numbers, contact persons, brand names, and production capacities.
■ Trends of the domestic and overseas nonwoven fabric industries
This section covers domestic production and export data by types and applications. It is full of tables and charts showing ranking of manufacturers in the world, production volume by production method in Japan, US and Europe, etc. In addition to those, there are articles written by the key persons in and outside Japan (from associations related to the nonwoven fabric industry and domestic manufacturers) about perspectives of the industry in 2018.
■ List of overseas distinguished nonwoven fabric manufacturers
Handbook of Nonwoven Fabric
|price||B-5 size, 184 pages,
3,500 yen (including tax), (delivery cost: 400 yen per copy (in Japan))
(* For international delivery, shipping cost is 3,500 yen.)
Edited by the US Association of the Nonwoven Fabrics Industry (INDA)
Japanese translation and commentary: Kyohei Nose (Professional Engineer (fiber))
Nonwoven fabric has attracted a lot of attention as a promising material and appears in almost every production scene. On the other hand, its production process including raw materials is not widely known.
Japan Nonwovens Report responded to the strong demand of the people in and around the industry to start publication of the “Handbook of Nonwoven Fabric”. It is compiled concisely for general readers to understand and covers everything about nonwoven fabric, including production method, various types of data such as production volume, applications, test methods and glossary.
It is not only a must-have book for interested persons but also a perfect book for those who want to learn about nonwoven fabric. Please always keep this book by your side.
Memoirs, 60 Years with Fibers
|price||B-5 size, 120 pages
1,500 yen (including tax), (delivery cost: 400 yen per book in Japan)
|Author: Akira Yonenaga
The popular article series "Memoirs, 60 Years with Fibers" by Akira Yonenaga ran in the monthly magazine Nonwovens Report from June 2014 to March 2015 and was compiled into a book. Yonenaga retraced his lengthy and abundant experiences including a wide variety of human exchanges, starting from R&D for a fiber manufacturer; dispatch to an overseas site, employment in a foreign company, and then independence as a journalist. The book also includes his contributions to academic journals, lectures at universities as well as contributions to outstanding magazines abroad. The book is a comprehensive compilation of all the works of Yonenaga, who attracts attentions from Japanese and people in other countries as an outstanding
Fiber: Ultimate Biomimetic
Author: Kenkichi Yagi
The textile industry has a history of learning natural wonders to produce a variety of technologies. Fiber embodies the ultimate biomimetic (imitation technologies of nature).
Topics in Asia
Author: Toshio Takagi
"Topics in Asia" run in the Nonwovens Report from 2003 to 2007 revealed conditions of the Chinese nonwoven fabric industry and was well received. The monthly magazine's special editions, Yearbook of nonwoven fabric Industry 2004 and 2005 generally introduced the Chinese nonwoven fabric industry. We summarized this content chronologically and compiled it into a book after adding new articles including reviews of exhibitions.
The chronological structure of the articles helps you understand the detailed history of the Chinese nonwoven fabric industry and it also helps you have a clear perspective on the industry in China, which is increasingly attracting attention.
Review of Research on High Performance Papers in the 21th Century Research Record of "Functions of Paper” Gifted by God
Author: Yoshinori Kobayashi
He always placed himself at the forefront of research while working for Toray, Shikoku Industrial Experimental Station of the Agency of Industrial Science and Technology, JICA and Kagawa Prefectural Industrial Technology Center. His half-century of research footmarks along with the development of the High Performance Paper Society, Japan are described in this book.
The book also contains so-called Kobayashi Reports (presentations and lectures on high performance paper from 2006 to 2010) that were released in the monthly magazine Nonwovens Report and were well-received. The list of people related to the High Performance Paper Society, Japan is attached at the end of the book.
My Journey of Life enthusiasm creator, always young at heart
Author: Tomochika Ogata
Mr. Tomochika Ogata from Vector Co., Ltd., who had been deeply involved in nonwoven fabric business for many years, gave lectures for people in small and medium-sized companies at Ainen-Sozo Juku (private academy) in 2009. This book was completed by summarizing his six lectures in series with many pictures and references added. It focuses on his unique ideas about life, business management and development of human resources. You can enjoy just reading it and at the same time using it as a useful reference book.
(This book is intended for business people in small and medium-sized companies based on the lectures given by an author who has abundant knowledge of the nonwoven fabric industry.)
Nonwoven Technical A La Carte (5th Edition) sold out
A series of articles “Nonwoven Technical A La Carte” (#1 to #30) that ran in the monthly magazine Nonwovens Report are compiled.
Visual Samples: Today's Nonwoven Fabrics (5th edition) sold out
The first edition was published in 1976. The sample collection was well received as a collection of samples that could be directly seen and touched for understanding in the time when nonwoven fabrics were attracting a lot of attention but there had been very few opportunities to directly touch and understand them.