Our Story – Wellman International

Ever Evolving Fibre Science

With over four decades of pioneering fibre production, initially polyester but evolving into a breadth of alternative fibres and technologies to meet the expressed needs of our customers and the demands of the nonwovens market. Wellman continues to change, evolve and succeed.

Wellman has thrived within this arena, applying the expertise gained within the company to the advantage of our customers and learning how to further improve and enhance the performance and efficiencies that our fibres can offer. Times have changed, market requirements, and also Wellman has changed – for the better, embracing this change and making it work for both Wellman and for our customers, setting the company up for further decades to come.

Our strengthened expertise and focus on specialist solutions is represented in our four key segment areas of Hygiene & Healthcare, Technical Fibres, Automotive and Home & Apparel.

True Sustainability

2.66 Billion

bottles recycled in one year

892,967

Barrels of oil saved

 

198 Million Kgs

of C02 Saved

0.95kg

CO2 emissions per kg of
rPET, 4 times lower than
virgin PET fibre.

Latest News

Media and news updates

July , 2018

Acquisition of PET Recycling Business in France

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May , 2018

Wellman International announce the appointment of new CEO

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October , 2017

RCSI and Wellman International enter research partnership to prevent bedsores

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