Textiles in the News

US Oct 6 2022 09:38 PM

Ascend focuses on reducing product carbon footprint

... has invested in emissions abatement technology at its Pensacola, Florida , nylon plant and cogeneration units at its Decatur, Alabama , ...

US Oct 6 2022 08:26 PM

A Proclamation on National Manufacturing Day, 2022

... your community and join me in participating in National Manufacturing Day, and, most importantly, buy American. IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have ...

US Oct 6 2022 03:02 PM

Governor McMaster issues proclamation recognizing National Manufacturing Day and South Carolina Manufacturing Month

... & CEO of the SCMA. South Carolina Manufacturers Alliance The South Carolina Manufacturers Alliance is the only statewide organization ...

US Oct 6 2022 02:42 PM

Milliken & Company Named to Newsweek’s Top 100 Most Loved Workplaces for 2022


US Oct 5 2022 08:10 PM

Beverly Knits, Inc. acquires Gentry Mills

... dyeing and finishing services to the textile industry. The operation will complement the Beverly Knits group of companies — Creative Fabrics ...

US Oct 5 2022 06:47 PM

Meet the Maker of Tencel’s Mini Jeans

Meet the Maker of Tencel’s Mini Jeans ...

US Oct 4 2022 06:59 PM

Nonwovens Industry Share Advances in Responsible Sourcing

INDA creates web portal dedicated to sustainability efforts Nonwoven & engineered material companies have come together to demonstrate the ...

US Oct 4 2022 01:09 PM

Hexcel HexPly® M9.6 Prepregs Receive Bureau Veritas Type Approval for Marine Use

... services. This important third-party certification enables these carbon fiber-reinforced epoxy prepregs to be used in the production of ...

GB Oct 4 2022 11:09 AM

New agent for Baldwin in North America

... in Richmond, Virginia, Fi-Tech is well established as the leading agency and distribution firm for textile and non-woven machinery. Its ...

US Oct 3 2022 06:16 AM

Work Begins On Ascend Park Renovation, New Playground

... paid for by funds from the Ascend Cares Foundation and the Ascend Performance Materials Pensacola site. Pictured: The Ascend Park on Friday.

US Sep 30 2022 02:24 PM

BASF Offers Neopentyl Glycol And Propionic Acid With Product Carbon Footprint Of Zero

... 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 Sep 29 2022 07:04 PM

US’ The LYCRA Company collaborates with Qore

... , a worldwide chief in creating progressive fibre and expertise options for the textile business, has introduced that it has entered into an ...

US Sep 29 2022 05:17 PM

Milliken, Together With EREMA And PreZero, To Showcase Technology For Producing Top-Quality Recycled Polypropylene At K 2022

... collaborations, visit us in Hall 06/6A27 at the K Show or k2022.milliken.com. Posted: September 29, 2022 Source: Milliken & Company ...

US Sep 29 2022 04:41 PM

TTC at Gaston College to hold Textile Academy for employees

BELMONT, N.C. – The Textile Technology Center (TTC) at Gaston College announced that the Textile Academy will introduce participants to the basic concepts of textile technology and careers within the

US Sep 29 2022 03:19 PM

50 Years Of SYFA

... 6:30 p.m. During dinner, Kim Glas, president and CEO, National Council of Textile Organizations, will deliver a keynote address. Mark your ...

US Sep 29 2022 10:51 AM

The LYCRA Company Announces Collaboration With Qore® to Use QIRA® for Next Generation Bio-derived LYCRA® Fiber at Scale

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

US Sep 28 2022 04:21 PM

Milliken Launches New Polypropylene Clarifier Plant: Increase Capacity By More Than 50 Percent

... cycle time and energy usage are highly dependent on energy source. Posted: September 27, 2022 Source: Milliken & Company Continue Reading ...

US Sep 27 2022 07:00 PM

Gaston College names new textile center leader

... and committees including the Wilson College of Textiles Alumni Leadership Council, Industrial Fabrics Association International: Advanced ...

GB Sep 27 2022 11:23 AM

China tariffs are working in nearshoring manufacturing

... president and CEO of the National Council of Textile Organizations and former Commerce deputy assistant secretary for textiles and apparel.

US Sep 27 2022 07:53 AM

Lenzing AG: Lenzing named sustainability champion for the second time

... industries even more sustainable and to drive the transformation of the textile business model from a linear to a circular economy model.

US Sep 23 2022 01:01 PM

Gildan's Environmental Initiatives to be Featured on StarMedia Productions Show: Earth with John Holden

. Attachments Original Link Original Document Permalink Disclaimer Gildan Activewear Inc. published this content on 23 September ...

US Sep 21 2022 05:32 PM

Introducing New GORE-TEX Products With Innovative Expanded Polyethylene (ePE) Membrane For Autumn/Winter 2022

ELKTON, Md. — September 21, 2022 — W. L. Gore & Associates (Gore) has announced that the consumer business of its Fabrics Division will be ...

US Sep 21 2022 01:00 PM

Gildan Activewear : A Look into Gildan's Fight Against Climate Change with Nello Masciarelli, Director of Regional Energy

Attachments Original Link Original Document Permalink Disclaimer Gildan Activewear Inc. published this content on 21 September 2022 ...

US Sep 21 2022 05:00 AM

Elevate Textiles Receives Validation of Science-Based Targets

... from 2.5% to 4.2% per year across its portfolio brands of American & Efird (A&E), Burlington, Cone Denim, Gütermann, and Safety Components.

US Sep 20 2022 06:52 PM

EU Commission moves to ban products made with forced labor

... into force. Background Today’s proposal follows the commitment taken by President von der Leyen in the 2021 State of the Union speech. The ...

US Sep 20 2022 06:23 PM

Teijin develops new eco-friendly tire cord

... the cord also delivers low environmental impact through incorporating chemically recycled polyester fiber, the company said in in a Sept. 12 ...

US Sep 20 2022 04:54 PM

Milliken & Company Achieves EcoVadis Gold Rating

... gold rating reflects the company’s efforts across its complete textile, chemical, floor covering and healthcare businesses. “Comprehensive ...

US Sep 15 2022 06:15 PM

USDA Taps Trust Protocol to Lead Climate Smart Cotton Program

... and support a diverse range of producers and operation types.” The U.S. Climate Smart Cotton Program integrates leaders from all aspects of ...

US Sep 15 2022 02:54 PM

After humble beginnings, MMI Textiles celebrates 25th anniversary

BROOKLYN, Ohio – After graduating from West Virginia University with a B.S. Degree in Textiles, Clothing and Fashion Merchandising, Amy Bircher volunteered to move to the West Coast and to

US Sep 14 2022 06:28 AM

Ascend Contributes $50,000 To College Scholarship Endowment

... Ascend Performance Materials’ Cantonment site has announced a $50,000 contribution to an endowment established by former employees from ...

US Sep 13 2022 06:04 PM

Standard Textile Named One of the Healthiest Employers of Ohio

Sept. 13, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Standard Textile Co., Inc., a global textile manufacturing leader for the healthcare, hospitality, interiors, ...

US Sep 13 2022 05:05 PM

Milliken launches production at clarifier plant in South Carolina

September 13, 2022 | By Mary Bailey Milliken & Company (Spartanburg, S.C.) recently launched production at its new clarifier plant in ...

GB Sep 13 2022 01:04 PM

Lycra innovations at Dornbirn GFC

... fibre.” The Lycra Company’s sustainability director, Jean Hegedus, is presenting a lecture on ‘Scaling Recycled Fibers from Textile Waste’.

US Sep 12 2022 08:42 PM

Governor Hochul Announces $10 Million in Funding for Fashion Innovation Center During New York Fashion Week

... innovation through wearable technologies in the fashion and textile industries. The FIC will also include a Sustainable Fashion Innovation ...

US Sep 12 2022 06:09 PM

Teijin Automotive Technologies Multi-Material Battery Enclosure Named ACCE Parts Award Winner

... a unique enterprise encompassing three core business domains: high-performance materials including aramid, carbon fibers and composites, and ...

US Sep 12 2022 10:54 AM

Teijin Frontier develops first tire cord made from eco-friendly adhesive and recycled polyester

... incorporating chemically recycled polyester fiber, and in March 2020 the company introduced an eco-friendly rubber-reinforced fiber cord ...

AU Sep 10 2022 08:21 AM

Lenzing relies on renewable energy to reduce carbon emissions

... textile and nonwoven manufacturers and drives many new technological developments. Lenzing fibers form the basis for a variety of textile ...

US Sep 9 2022 09:21 AM

Lenzing AG: Lenzing continues to invest in renewable energy expansion

Sielaff, Lenzing Group CEO. In 2019, Lenzing became the first fiber manufacturer to set a target to reduce its carbon emissions by 50 ...

GB Sep 8 2022 09:21 AM

Lycra Co develops Dual Comfort tech for ready-to-wear

Comfort technology from Lycra is the company’s latest innovation to help transform the garment category by providing functional performance ...

US Sep 8 2022 12:50 AM

Demand for Supima cotton continues to grow

... into mid- and low-tier manufacturers. While some clothing manufacturers can sell a single apparel item with Pima cotton for well over $1,000 ...

US Sep 7 2022 07:15 PM

Business expectations turn negative

... in the rest of the world. Textile machinery is the only segment still in positive territory. Business expectations have also turned negative ...

US Sep 7 2022 01:41 PM

Performance Solutions by Milliken - Safety Bootcamp

... -Class Safety. This approach has been practiced and proven by Milliken & Company teams for more than two decades. Attendees will acquire ...

US Sep 7 2022 10:59 AM

Kordsa announce $20 million expansion of North American facilities

. The new investment will boost the Company’s annual cord fabric production capacity by 19 kilotons. Commenting on the Company’s new USD20 ...

GB Sep 7 2022 10:51 AM

Supply chain scrutiny urged as report reveals Xinjiang human rights violations

... the Coalition to End Forced Labour in the Uyghur Region which we encourage businesses to engage with, given their expertise in this area.

US Sep 6 2022 02:56 PM

What USTR’s Tariff Ruling Means for Fashion and Textiles

... ) hearing in July that Section 301 penalty tariffs on finished Chinese textile and apparel imports give American manufacturers a chance to ...

US Sep 5 2022 01:00 AM

Pendleton Woolen Mills recognized for patriot support

Seals Award to Jay Rogers, Pendleton Woolen Mills yarn manufacturing manager, on Aug. 30, 2022, at the Pendleton Woolen Mill. Also pictured, ...

AU Sep 3 2022 04:31 AM

Lycra offers dual comfort

... fiber, the fabric’s sole stretch fiber. This fiber contains both recycled and renewable content for reduced impact compared to virgin fibers ...

US Sep 1 2022 01:05 PM

UNIFI, Makers of REPREVE®, Elects Frank Blake to the Board of Directors

... received his juris doctor degree from Columbia Law School. About UNIFI: Unifi, Inc. (NYSE: UFI) is a global textile solutions provider and ...

GB Sep 1 2022 10:16 AM

Fruit of the Loom adds recycled cotton

Mercedes Lopez, vice president of corporate social responsibility at Fruit of the Loom. Recover’s proprietary recycled cotton fibre is one ...

US Aug 31 2022 04:49 PM

BASF, Sulzer Chemtech to collaborate in sustainable technologies

... , an established licensor for process technologies for renewable fuels and chemical recycling of plastics, is leading efforts to harness ...

US Aug 31 2022 02:50 PM

DoD Announces $6.8 Million Defense Production Act Title III Agreement with Burlington Industries, LLC to Strengthen the Domestic Clothing and Textile Industrial Base

... to have access to this domestic supplier of Berry Amendment-compliant dress uniform fabrics. The Berry Amendment (USC, Title 10, Section ...

US Aug 31 2022 03:20 AM

Teijin Holdings USA President Jane Thomas Appointed Again to U.S. Commerce Department Investment Advisory Council[Teijin] (PDF: 110.2 KB)

... a unique enterprise encompassing three core business domains: high-performance materials including aramid, carbon fibers and composites, and ...

US Aug 30 2022 03:48 PM

Fruit of the Loom Weaves Recover Fibers Into Eco-Tee Collection

of the Loom is teaming up with materials science company Recover Textile Systems, maker of Recover fiber, to release a new collection of

HBCU Students Hone Their Engineering Skills With Hands-On Experiences at HanesBrands' Facilities

. Executives from the Winston-Salem, N.C.-based apparel company outlined the problems, drew up the standards and listed the improvements

US Aug 30 2022 02:28 PM


Loom, maker of the iconic FRUIT OF THE LOOM® branded apparel, is partnering with leading materials science company, Recover Textile Systems,

US Aug 29 2022 10:16 PM

Precision Textiles Develops Antimicrobial Foam Pillow with FR Barrier

-based Precision Textiles is a global supplier of coated fabrics, nonwovens and laminates for companies in the mattress, home furnishings,

US Aug 29 2022 02:41 PM

TENCEL™ Advises on ‘Building Trust’ Through Brand Empowerment Program – “Empower your brand with TENCEL™”

and advocate of sustainable fashion and home textiles through innovation and commitment to sustainability. The TENCEL™ brand is trusted

US Aug 25 2022 09:41 PM

HanesBrands and the University of Michigan Announce Extension of Long-Term Apparel Partnership

University of Michigan Announce Extension of Long-Term Apparel Partnership (Photo: Business Wire) The University of Michigan joins Clemson,

US Aug 25 2022 08:10 PM

Murphy Holds Industry Roundtable with National Council of Textile Organizations

fiber, yard, fabric, and finished product textile industries discussed the importance of industry innovation, protecting American jobs, and

US Aug 25 2022 02:19 PM

Milliken & Company welcomes new textile business president

for the benefit of our global textile team.” Currently, Milliken’s Textile Business encompasses seven main business lines and employs over

US Aug 25 2022 02:09 PM

Textile Executives Highlight Importance Of Industry & Urge Support Of Policies Bolstering U.S. Competitiveness At Roundtable With Rep. Greg Murphy (R-NC)

industry. The roundtable discussion, hosted by the National Council of Textile Organizations (NCTO), was held at East Carolina University

US Aug 25 2022 08:59 AM

Archroma’s $718 Million Acquisition of Huntsman’s Textile Effects Division

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

US Aug 24 2022 06:26 PM

Pendleton Woolen Mills Announces OEKO-TEX® Certification of Both Mills, Furthering Commitment to Sustainability

97801. Both mills offer tours year round. ABOUT PENDLETON WOOLEN MILLS Pendleton Woolen Mills is a heritage lifestyle brand and the leader

US Aug 24 2022 04:20 PM

The Gherzi Organization Announces Collaboration with BDO

and manufacturers in North America's apparel, textile, and fiber industries, with cutting-edge financial services offered by BDO that

US Aug 23 2022 06:02 PM

Gaston College part of agreement to offer textile job training to students in Honduras

of Gaston College, said in a statement released by the National Council of Textile Organizations. “The time is now to invest in the future

US Aug 18 2022 10:27 AM

Gore-Tex fabrics maker acquires Durham medtech InnAVasc Medical

from the North Carolina Biotechnology Center, has been acquired by W. L. Gore & Associates , a global material science company perhaps

US Aug 18 2022 02:56 AM

Sen. Angus King highlights “Make More in America Initiative” in Auburn

AUBURN, Maine (WABI) - Senator Angus King toured Auburn Manufacturing Wednesday. The company makes heat resistant textiles for planes, cars

US Aug 18 2022 02:08 AM

Maine business could be a model for new federal export program launch

Auburn Manufacturing Inc. faced aggressive Chinese competition amid COVID-19 struggles, and is now selling products to 30 countries.

Export-Import Bank of the United States First Vice President and Vice Chair Judith Pryor Tours Rhode Island and Maine Small Businesses with Senators and Local Officials

Wednesday, Vice Chair Pryor also toured Auburn Manufacturing, Inc. alongside Maine Sen. Angus King. Auburn Manufacturing, led by CEO Kathie

US Aug 17 2022 06:44 PM

Less Is More: Building a Circular and Sustainable Economy at Gildan

, where we burn manufacturing waste – like yarn cones, palettes, and boxes – to create steam required to run our textile facilities. This is

GB Aug 17 2022 12:17 PM

China to clampdown on forced labour with new ILO commitments

China as there has been lots of controversy regarding the export of Xinjiang cotton from China over the past few years due to forced labour

US Aug 16 2022 08:29 PM

Gore acquires InnAVasc Medical

W. L. Gore & Associates Inc. is acquiring InnAVasc Medical Inc., a medical technology company focused on developing vascular access grafts

US Aug 14 2022 10:30 PM

Glen Raven continues progress toward 100% renewable energy

a decade with the company’s focus on motivating consumers to return fabric so the company could recycle it into reusable fiber that has the

GB Aug 12 2022 12:48 PM

Moderate July US inflation figures but apparel ‘fraying around edges’

US apparel retailers saw sales decline by -0.1% month-on-month in July, according to data released by the US Census Bureau, after rising the

US Aug 12 2022 11:22 AM

See the 52 companies joining sponsors to show at fall 2022 Premarket

details. The list is started new for each Premarket, so if your company will be open for this September’s event, contact Senior Editor

US Aug 12 2022 05:08 AM

Huntsman Announces Sale of Textile Effects Division

. After closing, Textile Effects will combine with SK Capital's Archroma business to create a world leader in textile chemicals and dyes,

US Aug 11 2022 09:08 PM

North Carolina Textile Executives Highlight Importance Of Industry & Policies Supporting U.S. Competitiveness At Roundtable With Rep. Kathy Manning (D-NC)

9, 2022 — North Carolina textile executives spanning the fiber, yarn, fabric, and finished product textile industries participated in a

US Aug 11 2022 07:06 PM

Cone Denim partners with BastCore

-preferred hemp fiber out of its operation in Montgomery, Ala. “Cone is extremely proud to work closely with an industry-recognized company

US Aug 10 2022 07:15 PM

Archroma to acquire the Textile Effects business of Huntsman Corp.

Industry (SCTI), an alliance of leading chemical companies that strives to empower the textile and leather industries to apply sustainable,

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 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