PGI Historical Milestones

 

PGI became a leading global company with the broadest base of advanced nonwoven technologies through a series of mergers and acquisitions orchestrated by the InterTech Group of South Carolina.

View our timeline below to see how PGI’s continual focus on innovation and responsible global growth has enabled the company to create revolutionary products and engineered materials.

From award-winning disaster relief blankets, APEX® fabrics with three dimensional structure and advanced Spunmelt fabrics known for exceptional softness, color range, and improved strengths, PGI has developed pioneering products to improve the way people work and live. And while another milestone is on the horizon, the next chapter in PGI’s history is certain: the company will take nonwovens to the next level.

1992

  • Acquired Bonlam S.A. de C.V.
  • Acquired Scott Nonwovens

1995

  • Acquired Chicopee Division of Johnson & Johnson in USA and Europe

1996

  • Acquired FNA Corp

1997

  • Acquired Dominion Textile nonwovens

1998

  • Installed Spunmelt line in Waynesboro

1999

  • Built Greenfield Cali Colombia facility

2000

  • Installed 2 APEX® lines in North Little Rock Arkansas

2003

  • Corporate Ownership Change
  • Completed expansion at San Luis Potosi Mexico facility

2004

  • Expansion of Cali Colombia facility

2006

  • Expansion of Mooresville facility
  • Built Greenfield Suzhou PRC facility

2007

  • Expansion in Argentina and installation of Spinlace™ Technology line
    in Benson facility

2008

  • Expansion of San Luis Potosi facility

2011

  • Corporate Ownership Change
  • Waynesboro expansion
  • Suzhou expansion

2013

  • PGI completes acquisition of Fiberweb, creating the industry’s largest nonwovens company

2014

  • PGI - Providencia