Textiles in the News

BD Aug 9 2022 03:05 PM

Archroma to acquire Huntsman Textile Effects

, Chairman, President, and CEO said, “Over the past seven months, we have conducted a comprehensive strategic review of our Textile Effects

US Aug 9 2022 03:00 PM

Archroma to Acquire the Textile Effects Business of The Huntsman Corp.

Chemistry for the Textile Industry, which is an alliance of leading chemical companies that strives to empower the textile and leather

US Aug 9 2022 09:49 AM

Archroma To Acquire The Textile Effects Business Of Huntsman Corp.

Chemistry for the Textile Industry (SCTI), an alliance of leading chemical companies that strives to empower the textile and leather

US Aug 8 2022 09:24 PM

Nilit Report Cites Progress in Key Sustainability Initiatives

, has published a progress report on the goals outlined a year ago in the company’s first sustainability report, “Making Nylon Sustainable.”

US Aug 8 2022 07:30 PM

Milliken purchases Triad spinning yarn plant from Gildan

maximize efficiencies of our overall U.S. yarn operations intended to support the company’s textile capacity expansion plans. 336-727-7376

US Aug 8 2022 05:20 PM

Owner of conservative apparel brand fined $200,000 for falsely claiming products are made in the USA

The owner of a conservative apparel company was fined more than $200,000 by the Federal Trade Commission for replacing "made in China" tags

US Aug 8 2022 04:31 PM

Kordsa completes majority shares acquisition of Microtex Composites

in the composites business with its new facilities in Europe. Microtex Composites specializes in the weaving of carbon fiber and prepreg

US Aug 8 2022 03:30 PM

Lawmakers Tour Honduran Textile, Apparel Producers

A U.S. congressional delegation visited textile and apparel facilities in an industrial park in Choloma, Honduras, on Friday, where they

GB Aug 8 2022 10:05 AM

Kordsa acquires Italian carbon fibre specialist

the composite technologies business in 2012, mobility has been one of the focus areas we have been working on,” said Kordsa CEO İbrahim

US Aug 7 2022 06:37 PM

Milliken & Company Welcomes Karen Sawdy as Commercial Design Manager

Global textile manufacturer Milliken & Company is pleased to announce Karen Sawdy joined the Textile Division’s Decor Fabrics team as

US Aug 5 2022 03:20 PM

USDA Report on Chinese Cotton: Textiles, Imports, and Xinjiang

China is the world’s largest textile manufacturer and the largest cotton consumer, but changes in China’s economy are reshaping the

US Aug 5 2022 07:59 AM

Industry Focus: Textiles, Fiber & Yarn - Textile Experts Weigh In on Sustainability and Circularity, Transparency and Accountability

cellulosic fiber, which can be blended with natural fibers like cotton and linen for summer and with warming fibers such as recycled wool

US Aug 4 2022 03:11 PM

Gildan® Launches National Underwear Day Campaign in Partnership with Chris Lane

owned by Gildan, which is a leading manufacturer of everyday basic apparel. The Gildan Company owns and operates vertically integrated,

US Aug 3 2022 06:39 PM

Center for Sustainable Behavior & Impact to Drive Improvement in Recycling Behavior and Boost Confidence in U.S. Recycling

and a portfolio with applications across the textile, flooring, chemical and healthcare businesses, the company harnesses a shared sense of

US Aug 3 2022 01:57 PM

A new facility could expand the cotton industry

The National Cotton Council is working to expand the industry through a new facility. Work is almost complete for the new Cotton

US Aug 3 2022 01:50 PM

Furniture manufacturing shrinks in July as new orders continue to drop

are softening to acceptable levels,” said ISM chairman Timothy Fiore. “Companies continue to hire at strong rates, with few indications of

US Aug 1 2022 07:00 PM

Why May’s 41% drop in furniture orders might not be as bad as it seems

. In addition, recently there have been several companies who have cancelled orders due to the slowdown in business at retail. Some who have

US Aug 1 2022 05:08 PM

Gildan Publishes Its 18th Environmental, Social, And Governance (ESG) Report

these global challenges, Gildan continued its leadership in responsible apparel manufacturing and closed-off the year with strong ESG

US Aug 1 2022 03:00 PM

US Manufacturing Expands at Slowest Pace in Two Years

shifting from goods to services. Eleven manufacturing industries reported growth in July, led by apparel, minerals and petroleum and coal

US Aug 1 2022 11:30 AM

Upholstery furniture manufacturers expect to finish strong in 2022

at Las Vegas Market built on the traffic momentum the company saw at Atlanta Market, said company President Herren Hickingbotham. At Vegas,

US Aug 1 2022 06:29 AM

State of the Industry 2022

How did textile and fabric manufacturers survive the global pandemic? How do supply chain issues and labor shortages continue to be a

US Aug 1 2022 06:05 AM

Wilson College, Baldwin Technology partner to improve textile finishing

exposes future textile leaders to the benefits of our spray technology in finishing and serves as a test site where brands, mills, chemical

US Jul 29 2022 06:53 PM

BASF commits $780 Million for chemical plant expansion

industrial and consumer products. “BASF is one of the largest chemical companies in the world, and this substantial reinvestment in its

US Jul 28 2022 05:25 PM

Industry Continues To Grow Sustainable Practices

cotton textile waste at end of life from landfills to cotton fields with no harm done to soil health or cotton yields, according to Cotton

US Jul 27 2022 08:07 AM

The LYCRA Company Accelerates Digital Transformation Through Partnership With Browzwear

." About The LYCRA Company The LYCRA Company innovates and produces fiber and technology solutions for the apparel and personal care

US Jul 26 2022 11:33 PM

Delegates from U.S. Department of Commerce visit Auburn Manufacturing

Jul. 26—Chief executive officer Kathie Leonard and her team at Auburn Manufacturing Inc. hosted a large delegation from the U.S. Department

US Jul 26 2022 05:00 AM

Elevate Textiles Expands Involvement with Textile Exchange

officer for Elevate Textiles. “This membership gives our company and brands additional tools needed to achieve preferred fiber goals and

US Jul 25 2022 06:45 PM

Shippers are ditching the Port of Oakland as protests continue

California’s new gig worker law last Monday, which requires companies that hire independent contractors to reclassify them as employees.

US Jul 25 2022 05:32 PM

BASF Commits $780 Million To Complete Geismar, Louisiana Chemical Plant Expansion

,” said Kate MacArthur, president and CEO of the Ascension Economic Development Corp. “The company’s commitment to sustainability and

US Jul 25 2022 05:30 PM

Reframing the fight against modern slavery: New Xinjiang trade rules expose accountability gap

the average consumer, and in most cases, even from the companies that rely upon them. From the cotton in that T-shirt to the spices in our

US Jul 25 2022 04:52 PM

Anthropologie Announces Collaboration with Cotton Incorporated’s Blue Jeans Go Green™ Program

old denim can do, their customers can reduce textile waste and close the loop on cotton sustainability, ensuring Anthropologie’s continued

US Jul 25 2022 03:19 PM

Auburn Manufacturing Hosts Commerce Officials at Maine Textile Factory

at the International Trade Administration, and supported by the National Council of Textile Organizations (NCTO), of which AMI is a member.

BD Jul 23 2022 07:30 AM

Archroma releases Color Atlas online library for fashion, apparel, and textiles

for fashion, apparel, and textiles. With this, designers and stylists are given open access to the largest library of colors for cotton and

AU Jul 23 2022 06:21 AM

Retain Section 301 penalty tariffs on China’s T&A imports: NCTO

officials with an essential trade negotiation tool, said the National Council of Textile Organizations (NCTO) Klim Glas, President and CEO,

US Jul 22 2022 02:52 PM

Contempora Fabrics’ close-knit employees celebrate 50 years in business

LUMBERTON, N.C. – Contempora Fabrics marked its 50th anniversary in business with a big celebration for employees and their family members.

US Jul 22 2022 12:30 PM

Archroma is Heading to LACS 2022

for industries such as construction, home decoration, paper and textile. The company continues to innovate and add new products in the

US Jul 21 2022 10:07 PM

Industry Groups Square Off Over China Tariffs

Section 301 penalty tariffs on finished Chinese textile and apparel imports give American manufacturers a chance to compete and provide

US Jul 21 2022 08:20 PM

HanesBrands Becomes Apparel Partner For The University Of Tennessee

fan merchandise. Tennessee will also continue to license other apparel companies in key product categories to meet the diverse needs of Vols

US Jul 21 2022 06:00 PM

Milliken & Company Certified As A Most Loved Workplace

to be recognized as a Most Loved Workplace,” says Halsey Cook, president and CEO of Milliken. “Our people are at the heart of our values.

US Jul 21 2022 05:51 PM

Demand for automotive technical textiles growing

a 20-page report from the global business information company Textiles Intelligence. The average weight of textile materials now used in a

US Jul 21 2022 04:56 PM

China Penalty Tariffs On Finished Textiles & Apparel Give U.S. Companies A Chance To Compete And Are A Powerful Trade-Negotiation Tool, NCTO Tells U.S. International Trade Commission

. NCTO represents the full spectrum of the U.S. textile industry, from fibers to finished sewn products. See the full written submission

US Jul 20 2022 04:51 PM

Trade Mission Brings Pakistani Textile Manufacturers for U.S. Cotton Tour

, Inc. Texas Cotton Association Western Cotton Shippers Association Based on information provided by Cotton Council International 0 1 5

US Jul 20 2022 01:49 PM

Glen Raven continues transformation in Norlina

In July 2021, Glen Raven, Inc. announced the expansion of its Glen Raven Custom Fabrics, LLC Norlina plant with an investment of up to $82

US Jul 19 2022 08:07 PM

Glen Raven Announces Significantly Reduced Lead Times For Sunbrella® Fabrics

’s multi-phase expansion plan included new yarn spinning capabilities, new and upgraded weaving equipment and other capacity enhancements to

US Jul 18 2022 11:19 AM

Performance fabrics: How do they really perform?

or sustainability. Patrick Shelton, senior vice president of sales Valdese Weavers The last thing a retail salesperson wants to do is

US Jul 18 2022 10:00 AM

The LYCRA Company Showcases Denim Innovations at Kingpins New York

-21 at Pier 36 in New York City. The company is showcasing samples made with LYCRA® ADAPTIV fiber , LYCRA® DUAL COMFORT technology , and

US Jul 15 2022 02:00 PM

How Regenerative Practices are Boosting Cotton’s Natural Eco Profile

Dr. Gary Adams, president of the U.S. Cotton Trust Protocol. “Cotton is a plant and is inherently circular. It is grown from the earth,

US Jul 15 2022 01:14 PM

Hexcel : Joins in Collaborative Innovations at New Spirit AeroSystems Aerospace Innovation Centre

automated lay-up, and HiMax ® multiaxial fabrics enable RTM manufacture of primary aerostructure components using HiFlow ® infusion

US Jul 15 2022 12:46 PM

Milliken & Company delivers a Reimagined Employee Experience with SAP SuccessFactors Employee Central and HR Focal Point

, Milliken successfully streamlined operations to support its efforts as a textile, floor covering, chemical and healthcare manufacturer.

US Jul 14 2022 04:48 PM

Inditex, Milliken Drive Textile Recycling Forward

man-made cellulosic fiber production. The agreement affirms the two companies’ intent to work together to supply textile fibers made using

US Jul 13 2022 07:03 PM

Milliken & Company delivers a Reimagined Employee Experience with SAP® SuccessFactors® Employee Central and HR Focal Point

hr-focal-point for the latest news. About Milliken & Company Milliken & Company is a global manufacturing leader whose focus on materials

US Jul 12 2022 10:31 AM

Biden closes in on China tariffs decision while midterms loom

U.S. will not hold them accountable,” the National Council of Textile Organizations, Narrow Fabrics Institute and U.S. Industrial Fabrics

US Jul 11 2022 08:07 PM

New fire shelters could better protect firefighters

, the Burlington Distinguished Professor of Textile Technology at NC State and the director of the Textile Protection and Comfort Center (

US Jul 11 2022 08:07 PM

Protective textiles at work

A range of textile products find applications in reducing occupational injuries, including for cut-resistant clothing, visibility garments,

US Jul 5 2022 01:08 PM

Sonoco Expanding Residential Recycling of Paper Cups to its Mill in Hartsville, South Carolina

network further demonstrates the flexibility the Company possesses to recycle and process fiber-based packaging through conventional paper

US Jun 29 2022 06:05 PM

Milliken Enters Outdoor Fabric Market With First-Ever Collection

” said Benji Bagwell, vice president of Decor in the Textile Business of Milliken & Company. The first collection from the outdoor line, on

BD Jun 28 2022 07:42 AM

Cone Denim focuses on regenerative cotton for premium denim lines

cotton by 2025. The brand offers a variety of responsibly sourced cotton including recycled cotton, organic cotton, and Better Cotton

US Jun 23 2022 09:45 PM

Hanesbrands signs apparel partnership with USC

Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum on Saturday, Oct. 9, 2021. Hanesbrands Inc. said Thursday it has signed a new primary apparel partnership with

US Jun 23 2022 09:25 PM

U.S. Sens. Baldwin, Braun: Defend made in America mask manufacturers, call on commerce to investigate Chinese mask dumping

,” said Kim Glas, President and CEO of the National Council of Textile Organizations. “Domestic PPE manufacturers that pivoted to make

US Jun 23 2022 01:00 PM

HanesBrands Announces Long-Term Primary Apparel Partnership With The University Of Southern California (Photo: Business Wire)

offerings." About HanesBrands HanesBrands ( HBI ) - Get Hanesbrands Inc. Report makes everyday apparel that is known and loved by

IN Jun 23 2022 10:04 AM

Trump-era tariffs: Caught between a rock and scorching inflation, Joe Biden mulls handing China a big, unexpected ‘win’

such a move. Kim Glas, the chief of the National Council of Textile Organizations, a major American textile group, released a statement last

US Jun 21 2022 05:01 AM

The Uyghur Bill is Now in Effect. Here’s What You Need to Know.

. While its research indicates that 84 percent of textiles, apparel and luxury goods companies have operations in China, nearly one-third (

US Jun 20 2022 09:03 AM

Trützschler, Texnology Partner to Make Needlepunch Nonwovens Lines

companies 06.20.22 Trützschler Nonwovens & Man-Made Fibers is cooperating with Texnology , an Italian textile machinery manufacturer to

US Jun 17 2022 11:30 AM

Ascend Performance Materials weathers storm, comes out ahead

in their downtown Houston office on Monday, May 23, 2022. Ascend Performance Materials, a materials manufacturer, which is #6 on the list of

US Jun 16 2022 06:09 PM

Textile Groups Urge U.S. to Maintain Penalty Tariffs on Finished Products — Lifting Tariffs Would Cement China’s Dominance of Global Manufacturing

United States in 2020. See the full submission here. Posted: June 16, 2022 Source: The National Council of Textile Organizations (NCTO)

US Jun 16 2022 02:15 AM

Lenzing Tackles Transparency

LENZING™ ECOVERO™ branded fibers. “From the fiber all the way to the finished garment, our Fiber Identification technology enables complete

US Jun 15 2022 10:53 PM

Milliken and Lenzing partner for protective textile sustainability

sustainability conversation within the protective garments industry,” said Michael Langley, vice president of sales and marketing for Westex

GB Jun 15 2022 10:11 AM

Trützschler expands Optima options

-Made Fibers is expanding its successful Optima fibre extrusion system with new versions for industrial yarns. Since 2012, the company has

US Jun 15 2022 08:02 AM

Lenzing AG: Lenzing partners with TfS to build global sustainable supply chains

fibers made from the renewable raw material wood. As an innovation leader, Lenzing is a partner of global textile and nonwoven manufacturers

US Jun 14 2022 02:12 PM

Grupo Kaltex Reaffirms its Commitment to a More Aware Textile Industry

chain. As a new step in that direction, the Mexican company joined the U.S. Cotton Trust Protocol ®. Launched in 2020, the program was

GB Jun 14 2022 11:55 AM

Huntsman at Techtextil

want both sustainability and performance when choosing apparel and other textile products, the company observes, and while achieving this

US Jun 13 2022 05:40 PM

e3 Sustainable Cotton program celebrates record enrollment

sustainable cotton industry.” Growers who are part of the program commit to tracking eight sustainability measures on all eligible cotton

US Jun 13 2022 10:24 AM

Milliken advances its coating additives lab in Ohio

Spartanburg, SC – Milliken & Company (“Milliken”) is making a significant investment in the coating additives laboratory it acquired in

US Jun 10 2022 05:12 PM

Ascend honored for swapping out coal-fired boilers at Alabama site

Ascend Performance Materials' congeneration plant in Decatur, Ala., has received the Responsible Care Initiative of the Year award from the

US Jun 9 2022 04:43 PM

Cone Denim Furthers Sustainability Initiatives With Focus On Regenerative Cotton

newest ways to ensure sustainable cotton,” says Cone Denim President Steve Maggard. “Cotton is the foundation of denim. Cone is committed to

US Jun 9 2022 01:13 PM

TSG Begins Modernization

variety of textiles we process on a daily basis,” said Michael Goldman, president. “In recent years, TSG has had to design numerous textile

GB Jun 8 2022 12:27 PM

Gap Inc to scale Central America sourcing as it backs VP Harris’ Call to Action

.” New commitments Gap Inc, apparel wholesaler SanMar, and yarn manufacturer Unifi are among the ten latest companies and organisations to

GB Jun 8 2022 09:20 AM

Milliken trials with Accelerating Circularity

textile business of Milliken and Company, based in Spartanburg, South Carlolina, has announced its participation in two commercial textile-

US Jun 7 2022 07:10 PM

BASF Offers Range Of Chemical Intermediates With Product Carbon Footprint Significantly Below Global Market Average

of the final chemical product itself. On its journey to achieve net zero CO2 emissions by 2050, BASF is the first large chemical company to

US Jun 7 2022 06:55 PM

Vice President Harris Announces More Than $1.9 Billion In New Private Sector Commitments As Part Of Call To Action For Northern Central America

Vice President Harris invites interested parties to visit the State Department’s website at www.state.gov/jointhecall, or contact the State

US Jun 7 2022 03:43 PM

Unifi, Inc., makers of REPREVE®, Demonstrates Traceability and Transparency at the Next Level

about Unifi, visit www.Unifi.com . About REPREVE ® : Made by Unifi, Inc. (NYSE: UFI), REPREVE ® is the global leader in branded

GB Jun 7 2022 09:47 AM

Trützschler to present broad portfolio

the emphasis on its machinery and complete lines for the production of paper grade pulp, regenerated cellulose fibres, cotton and various

US Jun 6 2022 10:19 PM

Textile and apparel groups send letter to VP Harris

The National Council of Textile Organizations (NCTO), representing the full spectrum of U.S. textiles from fiber through finished sewn

US Jun 6 2022 03:10 PM

Milliken & Company Expands Coating Additives Lab

Milliken & Company , a global material science expert, has made a significant investment in the coating additives laboratory it acquired in

US Jun 5 2022 12:00 PM

Schneider Mills adds state-of-the-art looms

TAYLORSVILLE — Schneider Mills announced the purchase of 30 new Picanol OmniPlus-i Connect smart-shed air-jet looms that will begin arriving

US Jun 3 2022 08:11 AM

COVID Helps 'Made in USA' Goods Compete With Chinese Exports

the global supply chain. Eleven miles from Manhattan, business is surging at Cahn's textile company, which boasts a 100% local supply chain

US Jun 2 2022 03:42 PM

Gildan Applies Vertically Integrated Model to ESG Strategy

Activewear has woven its position as a vertically integrated apparel manufacturer into the company’s environmental, social and governance (

US Jun 2 2022 12:18 AM

Milliken & Company Charitable Foundation awarding STEM scholarships at five SCICU HBCUs

independent higher education. About Milliken & Company and the Milliken & Company Charitable Foundation Milliken & Company is a global

US Jun 1 2022 09:30 PM

U.S. Cotton Trust Protocol Launches Streamlined Three-Year Enrollment

, Levi Strauss & Co., Gap Inc., and global apparel manufacturer Gildan. The program is aligned with the UN Sustainable Development Goals,

US Jun 1 2022 07:00 PM

It’s time to close a gaping import loophole to improve US competitiveness against China

can compete. Kim Glas is the president and CEO of the National Council of Textile Organizations and is an appointed commissioner to the U.S

US Jun 1 2022 06:50 PM

Standard Fiber lands exclusive license for bath towel technology

said Chad Altbaier, CCO, Standard Fiber. MORE Standard Fiber spruces spring bedding lineup Standard Fiber launches carbon offset initiative

US Jun 1 2022 03:14 PM

Precision Textiles selects Moe Kovangji to lead its growing sustainability program

,” Tesser said. Before joining Precision Textiles in 2006, Kovangji served in both engineering and plant management positions for Synthetic

US Jun 1 2022 11:34 AM

The LYCRA Company to Join Panel Discussion at the United Nations Conscious Fashion and Lifestyle Network Annual Meeting

in the textile industry, working first with The DuPont Company, and then INVISTA, before moving to The LYCRA Company in 2019. Over the

US Jun 1 2022 12:28 AM

DuPont opens new biopharmaceutical tube manufacturing facility in the U. S. USA

About DuPont DuPont (NYSE: DD) is a global leader in fabric innovation and generation responses that help industries and everyday life. Our

US May 31 2022 02:00 PM

Candiani and Lenzing Debut Hemp-Infused Tencel Fabrics

chain. Caroline Ledl, Lenzing Group head of product management textiles, said the company began to work on projects in 2021 that “explore