US’ First Quality unveils expansion plans in absorbent hygiene market


  • First Quality plans a significant expansion in the absorbent hygiene market, increasing baby diapers, training pant manufacturing by 50 per cent.
  • It includes new facilities, manufacturing lines, and a modern warehouse, to be completed by June 2025.
  • Additionally, bladder control pad, protective underwear, underpad capacity will increase by over 25 per cent.

First Quality has announced the next phase of their investments and growth in the absorbent hygiene market. The company will increase baby diapers and training pant manufacturing capacity by 50 per cent. This expansion will include an investment in a new manufacturing facility, new diaper manufacturing lines, new training pant lines and a new state-of-the-art automated warehouse facility.  This manufacturing expansion will be implemented in stages and is expected to be completed by June of 2025.

First Quality will also be increasing the bladder control pad, protective underwear and underpad capacity by over 25 per cent. This expansion will include an investment in manufacturing lines that will enable First Quality to satisfy the growing demands for the products. In addition, it will also be launching new innovative products not currently found in North America and introducing cutting-edge innovations and enhanced features. This expansion will be completed by September of 2025, the company said in a press release.

The location(s) where these expansions will occur will be announced in the second or third quarters of this year.

“These investments once again reaffirm First Quality’s ongoing commitment to the absorbent hygiene market as well our commitment to sustainability, supply chain optimisation, product development and innovation.” said Allen Bodford, president of First Quality’s absorbent hygiene division. “We look forward to completing these expansions and providing our customers with the innovative, high-quality products and services that they have come to expect from First Quality.”

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