The Central National division of sales and distribution company Central National Gottesman Inc. (CNG), Purchase, NY/USA, will expand its product offering to include nonwovens and fibers.
CNG has traditionally focused on paper, pulp and packaging, but recently expanded its category offerings to include wood and metal products to meet growing global demand. The company distributes more than 7 million metric tons of product annually, with an expertise in global trade, finance and supply chain management that streamlines the process of delivering products around the world.
The new category includes viscose and lyocell, plant-based fibers used in textiles, nonwovens and other products. These fibers are alternatives to fossil fuel-based fibers used in everyday household items, including diapers, wipes, and feminine hygiene products, and will help reduce the impact of single-use plastics on the environment.
The new product category will be led by Jeff Hurley in a newly created position to enter into the fast-growing nonwovens space. Hurley comes to CNG from NicePak Products, Orangeburg, NY/USA, a leading producer of wet wipes for consumer, health care and food service markets, where he served in both technical and commercial roles.