Textiles in the News

GB Apr 6 2020 01:40 PM

Hexcel launches new low temperature cure adhesive film

produce void contents <1% irrespective of laminate thickness, the company says. With consistently low void contents and improved...

US Apr 3 2020 08:48 PM

Milliken pivots textile manufacturing to produce advanced medical PPE

against COVID-19,” said Halsey M. Cook, Milliken & Company president and CEO. “We began by engineering our...

US Apr 2 2020 07:38 PM

N.C. in dire need of protective gear to combat virus, health workers say

. It may partner with private companies to make protective gear. Textile companies, clothing...

US Apr 2 2020 07:35 PM

State requests for more assistance ‘probably the biggest leverage’ for a phase four stimulus, Pelosi says - Roll Call

to use the Defense Production Act to require companies to manufacture ventilators and personal protective...

US Apr 2 2020 02:57 PM

Call for Papers: World Congress on Textile Coating, Nov. 19-20

conference series Textile Coating and Laminating (TCL) have announced its expansion and refocus as the World Congress on...

IN Apr 2 2020 02:27 PM

NCTO urges govt not to defer tariffs on finished apparel

the COVID-19 pandemic, according to the National Council of Textile Organisations (NCTO). NCTO urged the government to...

US Apr 1 2020 11:26 PM

These Design Companies Are Helping With Coronavirus Relief Efforts in Big Ways

are churning out face shields. And in Georgia and South Carolina, Standard Textile is conducting research on a novel way to create...

US Apr 1 2020 09:45 PM

Pressure Mounts on Trump to Exercise Authority as Coronavirus Spreads

private sector resources and tasking American companies with manufacturing the ventilators and personal protective...

US Apr 1 2020 09:26 PM

‘Producing in your own backyard.’ Companies in NC race to make masks for coronavirus

area businesses, led by the Carolina Textile District manufacturing network, is using reclaimed furniture fabric...

US Apr 1 2020 01:26 AM

Sustainable synthetics

for new innovation is endless. The Ford research team within Wilson College of Textiles at North Carolina State University (NC...

US Apr 1 2020 01:26 AM

Fashionable space wear

apparel. The world’s first commercial spaceline, developed by Sir Richard Branson’s Virgin Group, named the performance...

US Apr 1 2020 01:20 AM

Milliken & Company: one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies® for 14th Year

A capstone recognition for the diversified global manufacturer, Milliken & Company now celebrates its 14th year among the World’s...

Fashion and Alcohol Companies Step Up To Meet Coronavirus Needs

resort, major fashion brands are stepping up. The National Council of Textile Organizations announced on March 21 that they...

US Mar 31 2020 07:26 PM

Hot off the line, Beverly Knits donates new masks to Gaston Emergency Medical Services

to fast track the production of masks, which the National Council of Textile Organizations said last week will ultimately produce...

US Mar 31 2020 03:10 PM

Under Armour Manufacturing Face Masks For Hospital Workers Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

-based footwear and apparel brand announced on March 31 it plans to manufacture and distribute more than 500,000...

US Mar 31 2020 02:37 PM

Under Armour produces masks to battle COVID-19

willingness and ability to immediately pivot their manufacturing focus to help meet our personal protective equipment...

GB Mar 31 2020 12:40 PM

FDA issues guidance to expand US availability of surgical apparel

(FDA) has issued guidance to help expand the availability of surgical apparel for health care professionals, including gowns,...

US Mar 31 2020 11:37 AM

Lenzing’s sustainability report emphasizes plans to deal with global challenges

textile waste, the company developed its Refibra recycling technology, which enables garment production waste to...

US Mar 31 2020 08:52 AM

Under Armour will make coronavirus protective gear for Maryland hospital workers

Medical System and other medical facilities in the state dealing with the coronavirus. The athletic apparel...

US Mar 31 2020 04:30 AM

Online portal created for Massachusetts health care workers in need of PPE

surgical masks. The change in manufacturing comes after several weeks of shortages of personal protective equipment or...

US Mar 31 2020 01:21 AM

What we at the FDA are doing to fight Covid-19

tape to allow non-traditional manufacturers to produce much-needed supplies such as personal protective equipment and...

US Mar 30 2020 04:33 PM

Taking action

Competitors become collaborators Also on March 22, the National Council of Textile Organizations (NCTO) and IFAI...

US Mar 29 2020 10:28 PM

White House Pays Clothing Makers to Churn Out Millions of Masks

are working with the White House to supply masks for hospitals. HanesBrands Inc., which is supplying many companies, made material...

US Mar 29 2020 10:23 AM

If we don’t save lives now, there won’t be an economy left to save: Sherrod Brown

fight this virus. Week before last, I got on the phone with American textile and fabric manufacturers, and they made it clear they...

US Mar 26 2020 09:00 PM

SC manufacturers stepping up in fight against coronavirus

state." The state Commerce Department and the South Carolina Manufacturers Alliance have helped to recruit nearly 40 businesses...

US Mar 26 2020 03:14 PM

American Giant Switches from Sweatshirts to Masks

company is one of about a dozen companies organized by the National Council of Textile Organizations (NCTO) to support...

GB Mar 26 2020 11:53 AM

US Senator’s plan to address shortage of PPE

the call by Andy Warlick, CEO of Parkdale Mills, which operates U.S. Cotton in Cleveland. Warlick discussed his...

US Mar 26 2020 03:41 AM

Ralph Lauren Donates $10 Million to Coronavirus Relief Efforts

are stepping up to produce medical-grade masks. The National Council of Textile Organizations said these companies expect to...

US Mar 26 2020 12:27 AM

AATCC COVID-19 response

Along with the rest of the textile community and the world, AATCC is taking precautions to help reduce the spread of COVID-19....

US Mar 25 2020 05:47 PM

Textile Coalition Working to Produce Millions of Face Masks for Healthcare

the front line of response against COVID-19. The National Council of Textile Organizations (NCTO) says at least nine...

US Mar 25 2020 05:31 PM

Creativity and Compassion Continue to Combat the Coronavirus

weren't in the face mask business? A group of American apparel and textile companies like Fruit of the Loom and...

US Mar 25 2020 03:49 PM

Milliken & Company Increases Production of Advanced Anti-microbial BioSmart® Fabric for Medical Workers

, president and EVP of the Textile Division of Milliken & Company. “Through scaling up manufacturing, production...

IN Mar 25 2020 01:01 PM

US apparel-textile brands coalition to produce face masks

masks, according to a press release from the National Council of Textile Organisations (NCTO). The coalition comprises...

US Mar 24 2020 07:57 PM

Fashion brands are making face masks, medical gowns for the coronavirus crisis

coronavirus. The Washington, D.C.-based National Council of Textile Organizations announced last week that a coalition of American...

US Mar 24 2020 06:24 PM

HanesBrands to Manufacture FDA-approved Cotton Masks During COVID-19 Shortage

HanesBrands to Manufacture FDA-approved Cotton Masks During COVID-19 Shortage

US Mar 24 2020 06:01 PM

Milliken boosting production medical products technology

coats, work shirts and pants which are produced by other textile manufacturers. “We are committed to protecting our...

US Mar 24 2020 03:31 PM

Private companies stepping up to provide medical equipment, masks to healthcare workers on front lines

to state and local governments and hospitals. The National Council of Textile Organizations and textile companies, Parkdale Mills...

US Mar 24 2020 12:59 PM

Textile mill leading push to make 10(m) face masks per week

is one of the country’s largest yarn spinners. The National Council of Textile Organizations said in a news release that the...

US Mar 24 2020 12:18 PM

Textile mill leading push to make millions of face masks per week

is one of the country’s largest yarn spinners. The National Council of Textile Organizations said in a news release that the...

US Mar 24 2020 08:21 AM

Sonoco introduces its first 100% U.S. sourced, sugarcane-based fiber bowl for refrigerated, frozen and prepared foods

. About Tellus Tellus is a packaging company based in Belle Glade, Florida that recycles leftover sugarcane fiber from...

US Mar 24 2020 02:07 AM

Hudson Praises Textile Coalition Joining Coronavirus Response

statement on a coalition of companies announced by the National Council of Textile Organizations (NCTO) to address a...

PH Mar 24 2020 01:27 AM

SHORTAGE | US factories shift to surgical masks to fight virus

, joining a group of a dozen companies organized by the National Council of Textile Organizations (NCTO) lobby group....

US Mar 23 2020 11:42 PM

Parkdale, Beverly Knits leading charge for new medical masks

. did not respond to requests for comment. The National Council of Textile Organizations said the program will ultimately ramp up...

FR Mar 23 2020 09:31 PM

'Laser-focused' on surgical masks, U.S. textile firms pivot in coronavirus pandemic

, joining a group of a dozen companies organised by the National Council of Textile Organizations (NCTO) lobby group....

US Mar 23 2020 07:28 PM

Hanes, Zara start producing masks and other supplies for first responders

Fruit of the Loom, SanMar, Beverly Knits and the National Council of Textile Organizations, as part of an effort led by yarn...

US Mar 23 2020 06:41 PM

NC manufacturers join face-mask campaign to combat coronavirus

The manufacturing campaign begins Monday, according to the National Council of Textile Organizations, an industry trade group....

GB Mar 23 2020 06:04 PM

US knitters band together to fight COVID-19

the frontlines. In a statement issued by the National Council of Textile Organisations (NCTO) on behalf of Beverly Knits...

US Mar 23 2020 06:04 PM

Hanesbrand Retrofitting Plants to Make Masks Instead of Shirts and Socks

Fruit of the Loom, SanMar, Beverly Knits, the National Council of Textile Organizations and other apparel companies to share mask...

US Mar 23 2020 02:29 PM

Hanes clothing company to make face masks for health care workers amid coronavirus outbreak

with Fruit of the Loom, SanMar, Beverly Knits, the National Council of Textile Organizations, and other apparel companies to share...

US Mar 23 2020 01:44 PM

Gildan Activewear Provides Update Related To COVID-19

All other areas of our business, including our distribution centres which service the various regions where we sell our...

US Mar 23 2020 01:27 PM

Beverly Knits Statement On Partnering With Apparel/Textile Coalition To Make Medical Face Masks

”. Companies on the Beverly Knits team Clover Knits Contempora Knits Carolina...

US Mar 23 2020 08:23 AM

Hanes starts making medical coronavirus-fit masks

York - During an update briefing Saturday, President Donald Trump announced that many U.S. apparel companies are...

US Mar 19 2020 02:34 PM

Trump stands firm on tariffs

has moved quickly to exempt a range of products that are essential to the coronavirus response in the U.S. The Office of the...

US Mar 19 2020 11:49 AM

The Modern Supply Chain Is Snapping

authorities for help. The WHO is asking manufacturers to ramp up production of personal protective equipment for...

US Mar 19 2020 06:24 AM

Amazon, LVMH, Inditex... Apparel heavyweights rise to the coronavirus challenge

in China, to “meet Spain’s emergency needs of both medical and textile materials” such as protective masks, gloves, goggles and...

US Mar 18 2020 06:08 PM

15 things to know today about coronavirus

the administration the authority to ramp up domestic manufacturing of personal protective equipment and other items...

US Mar 16 2020 11:12 AM

Lenzing launches sustainable reforestation project in Albania

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

US Mar 15 2020 09:00 AM

Lubrizol’s relief project sends medical supplies to aid China’s hospitals overwhelmed by coronavirus outbreak

and clear appearance.The Plain Dealer The company also makes a thin polymer film that is laminated to fabric medical...

US Mar 15 2020 02:30 AM

Top 5 Companies Owned by Cargill

assumed the title Cargill Cotton in 2002. Before this, it operated beneath the title Hohenberg Bros. Co. Cargill Cotton...

US Mar 14 2020 07:56 PM

Ambassador Lighthizer Statement on Canada's Approval of the USMCA

into law by President Donald J. Trump on January 29, 2020, after it received overwhelming bipartisan support in Congress. The...

US Mar 13 2020 02:45 PM

Coronavirus (COVID-19): Contractual Disputes and Potential Remedies

risks and contractual obligations as the COVID-19 outbreak continues. Kelley Drye will provide any updates and further information...

US Mar 12 2020 03:39 PM

Gore’s Flagship Pro Technology Gets Trifold Advancement

brand. The biggest names in outdoor waterproofing performance gear rely on technology from W.L. Gore & Associates, the Gore-Tex...

US Mar 12 2020 06:33 AM

Truetzschler discusses technology for cotton fiber in wipes

turn even comber noils, short or unbleached cotton fibers into high-value products.” The company also plans to...

US Mar 12 2020 01:00 AM

HanesBrands CEO Gerald W. Evans Jr. announces retirement

product, process and supply chain innovation, helping transform Hanes into the world’s largest everyday basic apparel...

US Mar 11 2020 05:46 PM

New US bill could ban imported Chinese goods from Xinjiang amid forced labor concerns

rights abuses" of detainees being used as forced labor in manufacturing and textiles factories across Xinjiang....

US Mar 11 2020 12:49 PM

HanesBrands Announces Executive Leadership Succession

, process and supply chain innovation, helping transform Hanes into the world’s largest everyday basic apparel...

US Mar 10 2020 05:42 PM

Milliken and Co. details commitment to environment

represented at the event on stage during one of three panels by company President and CEO Halsey Cook. “Closing...

From Program to Possibility: Ingrid Miranda, Production Chief at Gildan

KEYWORDS: employee appreciation, Women's Empowerment, Gildan, Gildan activewear inc., Gildan Activewear, Success, Women's...

US Mar 10 2020 12:55 PM

Rosenthal Vet Joins Milberg Factors as Senior Vice President

, NC offices. Austin brings over 20 years of experience to Milberg Factors, most recently as Senior Vice President at Rosenthal &...

US Mar 10 2020 08:24 AM

HanesBrands Launches Popular C9 Champion Brand With Amazon in Multiyear Exclusive Agreement

, Australia and Asia-Pacific. The company sells its products under some of the world’s strongest apparel brands,...

US Mar 9 2020 06:01 PM

Women share manufacturing experiences during forum

representatives from Nutramax Laboratories , AFL , Continental Tire , Sage Automotive Interiors and Samsung. “Last year...

From Program to Possibility: Amanda Jackson, Reworks Supervisor at Gildan

Women's Day, empower, Leadership, Gildan Activewear, Gildan activewear inc., Gildan, NYSE:GIL, csr leadership, leadership...

US Mar 9 2020 12:27 AM

Sage Automotive Interiors to acquire Adient automotive fabric business

Sage Automotive Interiors (an Asahi Kasei company) has signed an agreement to acquire the automotive fabric business of...

AU Mar 7 2020 02:31 AM

Itema appoints Ugo Ghilardi new CEO

and targets. Itema is part of Radici and manufactures advanced weaving solutions including weaving machines. Its mission...

US Mar 6 2020 01:50 AM

Sage Automotive Interiors to Acquire Adient’s Automotive Fabric Business

continues to be a key growth area for Sage Automotive Interiors,” said Dirk Pieper, CEO of Sage Automotive Interiors. “In...

US Mar 5 2020 01:55 PM

Teijin Frontier Launches Eco-Minded Adhesive For Rubber Reinforcing Fiber

Group’s fibers and products converting company, announced today that it has launched a new eco-minded adhesive for rubber...

Hearing on "Buyer Beware: Fake and Unsafe Products on Online Marketplaces"

Hearing on "Buyer Beware: Fake and Unsafe Products on Online Marketplaces"

Gore Featuring Qualified, High-Performance Solutions at Satellite 2020

and objects, and ensure astronauts' safe return. About Gore W. L. Gore & Associates is a global materials science company...

US Mar 3 2020 03:30 PM

Kristen Hughes – Elevate Textiles Inc.

initiatives. That included reviewing operations of a denim plant in China, the number of steps to dye fabric; labor laws;...

US Mar 2 2020 04:48 PM

Women in Textiles Summit helps attendees build industry relationships and leadership skills

of Textile and Apparel Technology and Management, N.C. State Wilson College of Textiles, Raleigh, N.C.; Anna Gluck, vice...

US Mar 1 2020 05:01 AM

Kathie Leonard: ‘Buy American’ legislation would benefit Maine businesses

while keeping taxpayer dollars within our state. When I founded Auburn Manufacturing in 1979 with my business partner, it was...

US Feb 28 2020 01:51 PM

Gildan announces three-year partnership with Beale Racing as title sponsor

the imprintables and retail apparel industries. About Gildan Gildan is a leading manufacturer of everyday basic...

US Feb 28 2020 11:05 AM

Sonoco Acquisition TEQ Thermoform Engineered Quality Rebrands as TEQ

in the US, a thermoforming operation in the UK, and thermoforming and molded-fiber manufacturing in Poland....

US Feb 26 2020 05:40 PM

Gore Innovation Center Announces Collaboration With Robotics Startup Moray Medical

invasive interventional medical procedures. Founded by materials science company W. L. Gore & Associates (Gore), the Gore...

US Feb 25 2020 03:06 PM

Milliken & Company : Earns Recognition as One of the World's Most Ethical Companies® for 14th Year

-leading specialty chemical, performance textiles and floor covering innovations, is one of eight industrial...

US Feb 24 2020 04:26 PM

Archroma joins The Denim Window

visitors to find in one single place fabric mills, garment makers, chemical suppliers, fiber and trim producers,...

GB Feb 20 2020 11:03 AM

Milliken sponsors National Geographic Circular Economy Forum

from most of the trash we now discard.” Milliken & Company President and CEO Halsey M. Cook will participate in...

US Feb 20 2020 10:55 AM

Cotton Incorporated Celebrates 50 Years Promoting Textile Innovation

that has the Seal of Cotton, according to a Cotton Council International (CCI) and Cotton Incorporated Seal of Cotton...

US Feb 20 2020 04:02 AM

Gore returns to 100 Best Companies to Work For list

W.L. Gore has returned to the ranks of the 100 Best Companies to Work Forlist The Newark company, a mainstay on the list published...

US Feb 20 2020 12:26 AM

Gildan receives sustainability recognition

the top scores in the Textiles, Apparel and Luxury Goods industry. Gildan is the only North American company to be...

US Feb 19 2020 05:25 PM

Textile Articles on February, 2020, List of China 301 Exclusions

of exclusions, of which eight relate to textile articles-- 9) Fabrics wholly of cotton, unbleached, plain...

US Feb 19 2020 04:08 PM

If we lose our snowcapped mountains, how will we shred?

of marketing at Polartec, which has recently been acquired by Milliken & Company. Polartec didn’t stop innovating at fleece,...

US Feb 19 2020 06:34 AM

Polartec announces latest Power Air technology

than the initial product, according to a Knitting Industry article. Encapsulated lofted fibers within a multilayer,...

US Feb 18 2020 03:47 PM

Gore Named a Fortune 100 Best Company to Work For®

SOURCE W. L. Gore & Associates NEWARK, Del., Feb. 18, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- W. L. Gore & Associates - a materials science...

US Feb 18 2020 01:34 PM

Federal Trade Commission Proposes to Add Seven New Generic Fiber Names

for generic fiber names. The proposed amendment should reduce compliance costs and increase flexibility for firms providing...

US Feb 18 2020 12:26 AM

Ascend to purchase businesses

Ascend Performance Materials, a producer of polyamide 66 resin, has signed an agreement to purchase Poliblend and Esseti Plast GD...

US Feb 17 2020 10:43 AM

SYFA Conference Attracts Near-Record Attendance

Inc., Milliken & Company, National Council of Textile Organizations, Techtextil North America, and Unifi...

US Feb 17 2020 10:42 AM

How Will Robots Transform The U.S. Textiles Industry?

offers new production draws. According to the Washington-based National Council of Textile Organizations (NCTO), the U.S....