. It’s an exciting time to be in the cotton industry.”
Raper said he appreciates partnerships with companies like BASF, who sponsors the
Founded in 1891 during the industrialization of the South, American & Efird survived the Great Depression and other economic and trade upheavals, recessions, world wars, technological changes, changing consumer expectations and more and has pushed through to become the stalwart it is today. Its
silk is a much stronger natural fiber than traditional silkworm silk,” said Jamie Bainbridge, the vice president of product development at
U.S. apparel company Badger Sportswear cut ties with a Chinese factory Wednesday, saying it suspects the plant of using Muslim detainees
base contract, with one one-year option period. Locations of performance are Kentucky, Georgia, and Washington, D.C, with a July 8, 2020,
Bringing its manufacture back to America, Mr. Winthrop thought, could be deeply symbolic. Both of the capability of U.S. manufacturing and of the need for big fashion brands to invest here again.
the town for $12 million. In exchange for job performance by Vidalia Denim and the new economic activity generated by the project, the city
, president of Rockline Industries. “Our progress in this area is due to their daily hard work to ensure that every area of our company is
DAK Americas LLC(DAK), an Alpek Polyester business, announces that it has signed an Asset Purchase Agreement with Perpetual Recycling Solutions, LLC (Perpetual) to acquire the Perpetual PET recycling facility in Richmond, IN.
It took almost a decade to design American Giant’s first blue jeans
McRae Industries Inc., Mt. Gilead, North Carolina, has been awarded a maximum $9,934,688 modification (P00014) exercising the fourth one-
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owners of Oxford Pennant, a Buffalo-based start-up company that designs and manufactures wool felt pennants for brands like Adidas, J. Crew
The Air Force in May announced a major overhaul to its battle dress uniform -- one that will cost the service about $237 million
Boiter, age 44, is Chief Financial Officer, Chemicals Division of Milliken & Company, which is headquartered in Spartanburg, South Carolina.
The Specialty Interiors business of Milliken & Company launched the new texture-driven Breathe by Milliken home fabrics, including cotton-
is just getting started.
“We are thrilled to partner with Cotton Incorporated and Blue Jeans Go Green to essentially bring cotton full
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skilled men and women, new generations will be introduced to upholstery manufacturing.”
Design Foundry will hire craftspeople, in addition
“We are excited that Ascend Performance Materials is once again expanding in Greenwood County. Ascend Performance Materials has been an
Nance Industries started in 1972 as a small carpet and rug company and has grown into a five-plant operation in Calhoun, Georgia, just north
AVENEL, N.J.—Vantage Apparel announces it has moved its West Coast embroidery facility to a new, larger location. The new 17,000 sq.-ft.
Research topics being presented include: Cotton genetics, plant and soil science, weed science, fiber quality research, ginning improvements
items: clothing, bags, blankets, and the like. It was spun from local plant fibers with both S- and Z-twists. Some fabric was twined, while
hoodie drew millions of views, San Francisco apparel maker American Giant has raised millions of dollars.
The company has already raised $9.
USSPC uses a unique manufacturing process. It starts with prepreg carbon fiber fabric, which comes pre-
The Cotton Board has a few slots open for the 2019 Cotton Incorporated Headquarters Tours – February 17-19 and March 24-26. These tours, at
made primarily from flax. Yes, that flax—the same plant that produces edible seeds and whose fibers are used to make linen. And now, race
can be put on a piece of fabric and are more flexible than typical displays, according to Business Korea.
This suggests the possibility
Jackson, at Fortress, has also been investigating carbon fiber staples. His company has developed a carbon fiber “staple” anchor as a means
for the world’s leading processors of luxury animal hair fiber, announces Fabio Garzena as President, the second person to hold this
“We are excited that Ascend Performance Materials is once again expanding in Greenwood County. Ascend Performance Materials has been an
by trade, he’s dedicated to building prosthetic limbs from the fibers of the hemp plant at his startup Eco TEK Industries.
We know historically that the American textile industry began in Pawtucket, Rhode Island.
But how many of us have experienced first-hand
grown, more manufacturing space was necessary, particularly for the apparel merchandising business.
Seifert, who is in charge of business
North Carolina, has been named the Court Appointed Receiver to liquidate and sell all assets of the 181,000-square-foot SGRTEX Textile Mill
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promotional products store, has set up a new decorating facility for apparel items. All clothing merchandise purchased from Promo Direct
contribution to the successful re-positioning of the company as a premium supplier on the global fiber market. We are very pleased that
Salt Life’s women’s apparel, such as tank tops and dresses.
Salt Life, headquartered in Columbus, Ga., is a division of Delta Apparel Inc.,
EPA is finalizing minor amendments to the 2002 and 2003 National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants (NESHAP) for Surface Coating of Large Appliances; Printing, Coating, and Dyeing of Fabrics and Other Textiles; and Surface Coating of Metal Furniture. Risks from these source categories
2019 National Council of Textile Organizations (NCTO) Industry Calendar is a comprehensive listing of U.S. textile trade shows and conferences.
. It develops, manufactures and markets lightweight, high-performance structural materials including carbon fibers, specialty reinforcements
a strong year for our industry as a whole,” commented Tom Conley, president and CEO of the High Point Market Authority. “We are looking to
slit-film fibers manufactured at Hellas owned textile and fiber factories in Georgia and Alabama respectively. When combined, the fibers act
an eagle design that resembles the eagle on the current petty officer dress uniform rating badges — except the perch is on a sideways anchor
with $10,000 each.
Kentwool celebrates 175 years in textile industry
Upstate-based textile manufacturer Kentwool reached a major milestone
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The new devices are hands-free, battery operated and
On December 19 at the Thomas E. Hannah Family YMCA here, ground was broken for the Rob Chapman Youth Development Center on the site.
The Southern Textile Association (STA) recently hosted two successful conferences, with the Southern Division gathering in Clemson, S.C., and the Northern Division meeting in Belmont, N.C.
Inc.) and Jonathan Ram (group president, global activewear, Hanesbrands Inc.).
Newly elected and re-elected directors will join existing
The latest products and services from 120 plus top industry companies and organizations will be highlighted through exhibits and interactive
such as Canada, Sweden, Switzerland, the United Kingdom and the United States. Some are former IDEA winners who know just what it takes to
track record of successfully integrating bolt-on companies following the acquisitions of Patrick Yarn Mill, Gotex and Fast React Systems,
“We want to be really clear that we are not recommending that cotton producers plant at 15,000 plants per acre or even target this rate as a
nonwovens – is showing steady growth and investments, conventional textile manufacturing has continued to decline since 1997. According to
is reminding airmen who've already started wearing the new battle dress uniform that they can wear their current subdued patches until new
her exploration of tints and tones. She uses the native pokeberry plant to dye her fibers purple, magenta, red and orange.
“These colors all
: Indorama buys a U.S. PET recycler, Ineos Styrolution expands in Texas and Ascend Performance Materials is adding nylon 6/6 production.
to develop the requirements for deployable air bases, which include tents, vehicles, medical supplies and airfield repair equipment that
conscious millennials is the way Wigwam handles textile waste. The company ships everything it doesn’t use to Martex Fiber Southern Corp., a
, largely brought to light by one of the world’s largest manufacturers of industrial carpeting, Interface Inc. Its late founder and chairman
of Buddy, the Life-Collar was created by Tadas Juknius, of Smartmedic company, then PhD student at KTU. Later, working together with
the company inked agreements with Johnson City, Tenn.-based Johnson City Bedding for the states of Kentucky, Tennessee, Alabama and Georgia,
is thinking seriously about ways to intermingle technology with fabric. I reached out to the company for comment and will update this post
activity in North America, having been the centre of the North American textiles industry during the 20th century.
“Nonwovens – being
Hannover Fairs USA, the organizer of DOMOTEX USA, announced that Shaw Industries’ resilient manufacturing facility, The Dixie Group headquarters & creative facility, Engineered Floors SAM plant and Beauflor USA sheet vinyl facility will offer special plant tours to registered trade show attendees.
companies, including Thread and Repreve, specifically manufacture threads and textiles from plastics and partner with clothing companies
meet unique part specifications.
For more information contact:
Murata Machinery USA, Inc.
2120 Queen City Drive
Charlotte, NC 28210
. In the meantime, some of the highlights:
Brett Schneider, president, global fibers, at carbon fiber manufacturer Hexcel (Stamford, CT, US)
and sheep farmers around the globe collaborate with textile manufacturers to produce luxurious wool garments and reacquaint fashionistas and
in Depew, N.Y. The company manufactures monofilament precision and Teflon™ yarn fabrics and fabric systems for interior and exterior
, unequal trade policies, and a flood of cheap imports have decimated American textile mills.
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fibers of cotton, wool, silk and linen to textiles created from petroleum products and reconstituted wood pulp. Today’s synthetic fibers are
provide increased functionality and comfort. The solvent-free coatings make textile production more eco-friendly and easier to handle, with
in the textile business. The creative skills needed for modern textile design, production, construction, sales and business leadership come
, N.Y., a company that makes technical textiles for the construction and industrial markets. Saint-Gobain, the parent company of ADFORS, is
shade—a feature in growing demand, says Brydon Roe, president and CEO of TensArch Fabric Structures, a manufacturer of custom tensioned
Month as the company collaborated with the Gloria Gemma Cancer Resource Foundation, also in Pawtucket.
Cooley Group president and CEO Dan
to electronics to high-end clothing. But with the implementation in 1994 of the North American Free Trade Agreement, or NAFTA, the Mexican
in attacks on online fashion platforms, department stores and international clothing brands.
Department stores, hackers’ favorite target
, was originally developed by Unifi as a way for the company to recycle its own fiber waste. Now, it counts 14 individual performance
in Brattleboro in April 2016.
The company has only grown since moving into industrial space inside the Cotton Mill in September 2017.
, but what choices do we have? Actually, lots. Carpeting labeled with the Carpet & Rug Institute's "Green Label Plus" or UL Environment's "
and good-to-know facts about fabric covered buildings from the Absolutely Covered company. Fabric Covered Buildings Can Be Used For Various
In previous blogs, I have discussed the issue of microfibers from apparel, released primarily during washing, making their way through municipal waste treatment facilities and ending up in rivers and oceans. I presented common sense solutions to the problem in my initial blog on the subject and recently discussed a solution provided by Parkdale and Intrinsic Textiles, linked here. Now Polartec® has developed a fabric, called Power Air, with effective insulating properties which sheds 5 to 10 times less microfiber than conventional fleece.
Thailand— December 24, 2018 — Indorama Ventures Public Company Limited (IVL), a global chemical producer, announced that it has entered into
— January 1, 2019 — AKAS, a Pennsylvania-based manufacturer of American-made textiles, has introduced a one-way wicking fabric designed to
of the fiber bed and, ultimately, allow for its application to any fiber bed.
The premise of USC’s approach is simple: Apply resin to fiber
concentrating more on online sales. This means that manufacturers and those on the wholesale side of the apparel business are also having to
areas will go from $12 an hour for smaller companies to $13.25 an hour. For larger companies, hourly wages will be hiked from $13.25 an hour
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infused materials in color and textures.”
Soft-Tex was the only home textile company to be honored for this distinction.
Transfer Paper Experts, a GroupeSTAHL company, has added wholesale blank apparel to its transfer decorating papers, equipment and supplies
HIGH POINT — Continuous innovation in comfort and function should keep motion upholstery one of home furnishing’s hottest categories in 2018
behind this move is to add glimpses of innovation and creativity to the process of carbon fiber car parts manufacturing. If this is done a
a desalination/boiler plant.
The Corpus Christi plant will have nominal capacity of 1.1 million and 1.3 million metric tons per year of PET
Founder and CEO Kevin Plank weeks later said that the sports-apparel company would take steps to improve its culture.
of the 20th century were American-made, but the decline of the American textile industry began after World War II, according to knitting and
. Along the way he’s worked in every area of the operation and become an advocate for American wool.
For his efforts to move the industry
to New Balance, spokeswoman Mary Lawton confirmed that the company is working with AFFOA on a new kind of running tight but said the company