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Keep up with the latest news and updates from National Wiper Alliance, as well as important changes and trends in the non-woven rag and wiper industry.


National Wiper Announces Attendance at SINCE 2019

November 14, 2019 – National Wiper will be joining other top professionals at the SINCE exhibition, December 11-13, 2019.  As the fastest growing and largest global exhibition in Asia, SINCE provides the platform for nonwoven specialists to come together for educational and technical networking. With over 500 exhibitors and thousands of visitors around the world,…

NWA Attends ISSA Show North America- Las Vegas

November 7, 2018 – NWA will be attending the ISSA Show North America in Las Vegas, NV scheduled November 18-21, 2019. National Wiper looks forward to this event each year to meet other professionals in the cleaning and maintenance industry. If you are interested in learning more about NWA’s custom converting and private label capabilities,…

NWA featured by SETAAC

October 21, 2019 –  As a U.S. manufacturer, NWA qualifies for a program to provide assistance in enhancing business related projects.  The program, administered by The Southeastern Trade Adjustment Assistance Center (SETAAC), is funded by the U.S. government and is offered to manufacturers on a cost sharing basis.  As part of the continuing partnership with…

NWA launches new interactive website

September 12, 2019 – National Wiper Alliance is inviting customers to explore its new website. The new website has been designed to provide a user-friendly experience with improved navigation and functionality throughout, allowing easier access to detailed product information. The site includes extensive product information to help customers understand National Wiper Alliance’s complete range of…

USTR Releases Federal Register Notices for 5% Duty Increase

August 29, 2019 – The Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) released two pre-publication Federal Register notices describing plans to increase by 5% duty of Chinese imports. This increase impacts all previous lists, in addition to the upcoming duties on List 4A and 4B in connection with its ongoing Section 301 dispute with…

Trump Administration Announces Additional 5% Duty Increase

August 26, 2019 – The Trump Administration announced over the weekend the plan to increase duties on approximately $550 billion worth of Chinese imports by 5%. This is the result of the Chinese Ministry of Finance’s retaliation to the upcoming duties for “List 4A” and “List 4B”.  According to the United States Trade Representative (USTR),…

China Announces Retaliation to U.S. “List 4” Duties

August 23, 2019 – Today, the Chinese Ministry of Finance announced the intent to retaliate against the U.S. upcoming “List 4A and 4B” duties.  Two separate notices were released. The first notice pertains to additional tariffs of 5 or 10 percent to a list of $75 billion worth of U.S. exports. The exports impacted in…

USTR Announces Next Steps on List 4 Products

August 13, 2019 – The Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) announced the next steps of the imposed additional tariffs 0f 10% on $300 billion of Chinese imports. For the full article, click here. A few months ago a notice was published on the proposed Chinese imports which are referenced as  “List 4”….

REMINDER: Deadline for “List 3” Exclusions – September 3, 2019

August 8, 2019 – Just a reminder, the Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) is still accepting requests from stakeholders for product exclusions from the additional 25% tariffs in effect on “List 3”.  The deadline for submitting List 3 exclusion requests is September 30, 2019. The Trump administration began applying 10% additional duties…

President Trump Announces Target on Chinese Imports

August 2, 2019 – President Trump announces an additional intention to proceed with 10% duties on remaining Chinese imported goods valued at $300 billion. These duties will go into effect on September 1, 2019. In his tweet, he stated: “Our representatives have just returned from China where they had constructive talks having to do with…