AJ Nonwovens expanding to brand-new facility in Waco, Texas.

AJ Nonwovens has been developing and producing premium quality needlepunch textiles since 1952. With locations in St. Louis, Missouri, and Hampton, New Hampshire, AJ Nonwovens has fulfilled orders across the country in record time and with incredible innovation. A new, state-of-the-art location in Waco, Texas will allow the company to expand production, innovate even more, and distribute products across the country faster.

Products and Capabilities


Cabin air filters and flooring.


Corrosion-resistant polymers to fortify or repair in-use piping.


Flooring, seating, trunk lining, underbody, headliners, and more.


Fabrics that wick away moisture & control the growth of bacteria, mold, mildew & fungus.


Quality needlepunch material with innovative filtration technologies.

Craft Felt

Recycled PET material in vibrant, non-fading colors for indoor & outdoor crafts.


Sustainable materials for footwear with style and performance requirements.


Flooring, seating, underbody, and more.

Ability to Customize

Custom fabrics with unparalleled sustainability, durability, quality, & value.


Investing people and technology

The key to success for AJ Nonwovens lies in building a team of great people and empowering them with state-of-the-art facilities and technology. We offer competitive wages, benefits, and opportunities for overtime in a bright, clean, climate-controlled facility.

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Featured Openings

Machine Operator I

Sets up, operates and performs basic maintenance on a variety of specialized production and non-production equipment. May sort, load, unload, check and inspect. Instructs and directs one or more associates. Keep necessary records, reports rejects and failure patterns.

Technical Leader

Under the supervision of the Waco Site Leader, the Technical Leader is principally responsible for ensuring the assets are running with the highest efficiency possible. They will lead improvement projects and will be deeply involved in developing new products.

Product Development Engineer

With general direction from Sales, Manufacturing and R&D management, the R&D Associate Engineer performs a variety of engineering functions in terms of designing, planning, implementing, and constructing new and innovative samples on various types of nonwoven equipment.

News & Updates


AstenJohnson Announces AJ Nonwovens

AstenJohnson, a global industrial textile manufacturer headquartered in Charleston, South Carolina, is proud to announce the creation of a new division: AJ Nonwovens.


AstenJohnson Announces a State-of-the-Art Nonwovens Plant in Waco, Texas

AstenJohnson, a global textile manufacturer headquartered in Charleston, South Carolina, with roots dating back to 1790, has selected Waco, Texas as the location for their eighth North American location.


AstenJohnson Groundbreaking Ceremony

AstenJohnson Groundbreaking Ceremony introduces a 226,120 SF Manufacturing and Distribution Facility in Waco, TX.

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