The history of the world's first eco-nappy
The German entrepreneur Grete Schickedanz* introduces the first German trapeze-style nappy to the market under the MOLTEX label
(*Grete Schickedanz [née Grete Lachner in Fürth on 20 October 1911; died in Fürth on 23 July 1994] was a German businesswoman. She served as managing director of the Quelle mail-order company until 1983.)
The MOLTEX non-woven nappy with soft embossed ends is introduced as an innovation.
The MOLTEX Combinette is introduced as an innovative panty nappy.
The MOLTEX Combinette is marketed as an all-night nappy.
A nappy for newborns and infants is added to the MOLTEX Combinette program.
MOLTEX nappies are upgraded with the addition of a legband.
The first fragrance-free MOLTEX nappy is introduced.
MOLTEX is marketed as a “skin-protection nappy”.