“While production increased for the thirteenth consecutive month for
spunbond/meltblown (up 6.9% to 7,721 tons) and thermal bond (up 1.0% to
2,929 tons), spunlace decreased for the first time in three months (down
12.8% to 2,535 tons). Chemical-bond decreased for the ninth straight
month (down 13.6%) to 1,567 tons, and wet-laid nonwovens were down 2.6%
to 2,730 tons.