The U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) held a public hearing on November 15-16 in Washington, D.C. as part of its investigation of the likely impact of the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) on the U.S. economy. National Council of Textile Organizations (NCTO) President & CEO Auggie
necessary for the cotton industry to evolve with its apparel partners. Working within a global textile and apparel industry, cotton farmers
such as sugarcane husks and recycled fibers.
ReMode may represent the first time a leading trade-show company has produced a big event
and seat materials sells for $180.
Delta describes the effort as the “largest single-company textile diversion program in U.S. history.”
a Portuguese company will produce the carbon fiber and hand it off to Ford Motor Company. The car manufacturer will fashion the carbon fiber
Generation Maker: A family yarn company winds its way through 100 years of change
a new, world-class, state-of-the-art, textile plant in North Carolina at a time when other regional textile plants were closing or moving
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recently partnered on a solar energy project at the Rubb facility(pictured). The fabric cladding on the south facing gable wall was replaced
prior to joining Suominen he worked as President & CEO of Lassila & Tikanoja Plc.
The Interim President & CEO is Tapio Engström.
make USTERIZED® spinning mills dependable partners for weavers, knitters, retailers and garment makers. USTERIZED® mills are always customer
D. in polymer, fiber and textile sciences from The University of Georgia, and she holds a Bachelor of Technology degree in textile and fiber
, wallpaper and indoor decoration. In addition, EverGreen Fabrics are eco-friendly as they are manufactured to be PVC-free, phthalate-free,
the post-series victory parade route in Boston. Merchandise included baseball hats, knit caps, t-shirts, sweatshirts, and pennants. Had the
-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract. Location of performance is North Carolina, with a Nov. 14, 2019, performance completion date. Using
typical in the Bay Area market. Diversified global manufacturer Milliken & Company presented a different challenge to the global design and
Former employees Jacqueline A. Basquill, Keith R. Ford and Wayne H. Williford were inducted into the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support Hall of Fame during a ceremony Nov. 13.
This episode stars Nine Line Apparel, Savannah, GA based veteran owned and operated apparel company. With a tagline of "
. Managers say the factory has more than 250 employees.
The company in Golden says a contract to make garments for the U.S. Navy is ending.
been at KUKA Robotics since 2014 and previously worked as the CEO at Staubli Corporation and EVP of sales and marketing at ATS. He earned
textile processing technologies from design, cutting, making, trimming, textile digital printing, dressing and finishing, to textile
November/December 2018: Textile Activity At A Glance
. “This new fiber demonstrates enhanced biological disintegration performance,” according to the company. “The inclusion of this new fiber
(IFAI) named Steve Schiffman, the association’s then vice president of media and sales, new IFAI president and CEO. Schiffman, with a career
Fiber Industries LLC recently invested more than $30 million to open a new polyester fiber operation in the former Wellman Palmetto facility
customer of U.S. cotton and a cornerstone of the U.S. textile industry,” said Gary Adams, president and CEO, National Cotton Council. “Over
. “Understanding how companies from all facets of the textiles and composites industries meet to discuss business and share technologies was
other content. Everyone charged with bringing new thinking to their company’s product development activities should have RISE on their ‘must
. First marketed in the late 1930s by chemical companies Dupont and Rohm & Haas, acrylic starred in designer Gilbert Rohde’s furniture
and two dimensional and three dimensional structural fabrics. With more than 95 years of textile manufacturing experience, BRM has earned a
in the global sports, lifestyle, and apparel industry by moving away from owning an operating manufacturing plants,” New Era said in a
A new start-up clothing company is hoping to add more manufacturing and textile jobs in Charlotte.
Appalachian Gear Company co-owner John
-down practices that were enforced by regulation and the introduction of Bt cotton by seed companies also aided in the effort.
“This is a
chemicals, all of which are produced as part of our Nylon 6 integrated manufacturing chain. More information on AdvanSix can be found at
of fibers for eco-responsible flushable wipes. VEOCEL™ Lyocell fibers feature Eco Disperse technology that give wipes made using the fiber
will invest $7 million in to establish a new U.S. headquarters and research and development facility in Danville, Va. The company will move
staffed with Lubrizol experts ready to discuss unique customer formulation requirements. Visitors will be able to challenge Lubrizol experts
yarn into any number of textile fabrics or garments. The treated yarn also can be used as a cover or wrap for stretch applications. Knitting
is quite an achievement,” commented George J. Powell, President and CEO of Code Green Apparel Corp. “We have been working with 3R, whose
attaching, overlock, heat transfer, bonding, end cuts, seaming/finishing, variable sewing speeds, and variable thread types/thicknesses.
, e-commerce clothing companies and even fitness and wellness applications. The mobile app, in development at NC State, obtains measurements
of the jeans to C&A during the Cradle to Cradle certification process.
In terms of material and chemical optimization, many denim garments
company history. November 2018 marks the 75th anniversary of our company. Our rich heritage of innovation began with engineering textile
distribution of the domestic fiber and textile industry, academic research centers, and consumer product companies to weave a nationwide
of 3D for AccuMark® users in furniture, transportation and technical textiles production. Using ExactFlat, 3D files may be transferred to
,” said Thomas Nasiou, Uster Technologies CEO. “Additionally EVS is for us an opportunity to explore business in additional textile fields.”
with all PCs and mobile devices, and features extended yarn count ranges and novel yarn types.
Universal Fibers®, Abingdon, Va., reports
The U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission is mandated by Congress to investigate, assess, and report to Congress annually on “the national security implications of the economic relationship between the United States and the People’s Republic of China.” Pursuant to this mandate, the
at one time. Participants were able to advance their business interests with both the leading edge conference content and over 19 hours of
a massive program in 2009 to integrate state-of-the-art sustainability measures into the company’s facilities, operations and manufacturing
the Brunswick-based business, has taken a family-first approach to textile production: Not only does she run the business alongside her
textile processing methods,” explains Allen W. Mortimer, North American business manager for the Cordura brand.
Cordura’s parent company
founded Cannon in 1962 in Italy, initially to make spray polyester systems. The company grew, and after his partner Carlo Fiorentini joined
healthy stock portfolio, companies must have a healthy sourcing portfolio to be successful.
Karen Giberson is the president and CEO of The
held advancing executive positions in sales and operations, becoming president of the U.S. division in 1995 and CEO of Universal Furniture
Industrial Fabrics Association International Announces New Leadership For Military Division
PHILADELPHIA — A fabric manufacturer is suing Ripstop by the Roll LLC, a North Carolina limited liability company, citing alleged false
.: Universal Fibers, Inc. is one of two business units within Universal Fiber Systems, LLC, with Premiere Fibers, Inc. the second business
.00 USD which will go towards the manufacturing of the only loom able to mass produce the TiTek fabric for the marketplace. Supporters of
and dance uniform and athletic apparel company. Rebel offers the most highly customized and intricately detailed garments available in the
truly does make a difference!” said Kazzie Zerface, spokeswoman for Cotton Incorporated, which leads the Blue Jeans Go Green program.
that would change the way she approached the business. It was the realization that the fabric was the color that represents awareness for
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economy to turning PET bottles into recycled fiber.
As you can see, the solution is sustainable innovation. It’s already happening and will
known locally as custom resins.
They make nylon polymers for other production facilities. The company is expanding to Henderson with a new
feet of space on about 12 acres.
BGF Industries manufactures industrial textiles for myriad uses — from bulletproof vests to surfboards,
city, but a denim city.
The first Nashville Denim Days, sponsored by TENCEL™ Fibers, took place Nov. 10th and 11th, and the two-day denim
North East Knitting (NEK), a narrow fabrics manufacturer specializing in elastics and webbing, serves a variety of markets, including apparel, safety, sporting goods, medical and automotive. Its founding is a story of hard work, perseverance, determination and a testament to the critical role
At the Cotton Sourcing USA Summit in Scottsdale, Ariz., Cotton Council International President Ted Schneider updated the more than 400 attendees on how the U.S. cotton industry intends to meet its 2025 sustainability goals.
Cotton and textile engineering education’s landscape has been changing to better reflect the change and growth of the field.
Other companies utilizing solar power include Target Corporation, Walmart and Apple. Target Corporation was ranked No. 1 for corporate
Jones Family of Companies, an industry leader in the manufacturing of sustainable nonwoven and yarn solutions, announces Charles Davis as the company’s new CEO. Charles comes to Jones having over 30 years of business building experience across a broad range of family-owned and operated textile companies.
is the Head of Business Development at Roadie, the first on-the-way delivery service that connects people and businesses that have items to
, senior vice president of Bassett Furniture’s wood division, was elected first vice chairman of the AHFA Board, and Jeff Cook, CEO of A.R.T
designs and creates its entire line of high quality bedding, on demand, in its manufacturing facility in Arizona. Remaining true to its
With this advancement, a fabric garment may now be completely returned to nature,” said Mike Joyce, president and CEO of PrimaLoft. “Because
Brian Carson, former president of the Company’s Flooring North America segment, will leave the Company on November 12, 2018
it down into pulp, which is then blended with fresh organic fiber, and spun into yarn that the company says has a 70/30 blend of new and
antibacterial, antistatic and electroconductive textiles.
Ms. Courtright, vice president of engineering and facilities at Noble Biomaterials
between the US and China could accelerate the trend for American apparel brands to shift their sourcing away from Chinese suppliers - but
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from executive search firm Boyden indicates varying opinions on how companies are planning and adapting to the upcoming tech evolution.
. They are working eight to 12 hours a day at industries like Ascend Performance Materials, Toray Industries, Indorama Corp., Hexcel Corp.
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Consumer demands put stress on the textile and apparel supply chain, which historically has taken months to develop new products—from design through specification, offshore production, and shipping to warehouses and retail locations.
The National Cotton Council welcomes the counternotification submitted by the United States regarding domestic support provided to India’s cotton producers.
– Ultrathin coating technology offers new opportunities for cotton finishing.
As part of a visit to the University of Georgia (UGA) here to
Designer: Brownlee Bathing Corp.; and
Womenswear Designer: Ona Rex.
The NFA board recognized e3 Sustainable Cotton with the Founder’s
global cotton sector.
Recently, a high-level Indian delegation from the Cotton Corporation of India (CCI), under the Ministry of Textiles,
the original pinks and greens," the commenter wrote. "Pinks and greens are not driven by a validated uniform requirement. Pinks and greens
opportunities for business connections across textile market areas.
Industrial Fabrics Association International Expo (IFAI Expo) offered a
swimsuit. Photo: TYR Sport.
California-based swim and triathlon apparel brand TYR Sport has unveiled its new technical swimsuit, which has
an Italian textile chemical company, is preparing to scale up the production of Recycrom colour powders made from used clothing and textile
of Particle-Free Conductive Inks for E-Textile Applications,” sales and marketing manager Bill Babe said his company “does direct on-fabric
one IFAI Expo. This one is truly about its membership, their business success and their leadership in the functional fabric industry arena.
fibers have reached 80.3 percent biodegradation in 394 days, the company says.
PrimaLoft Inc. is a material technology solutions company
, Tupelo market has been known for its upholstery manufacturers, however in recent years the case good and bedding industry has had a strong
A group of recent graduates is helping to shape the NC State Wilson College of Textiles as they give back to their alma mater. The Dean’s Young Alumni Leadership Council was established with 12 members in 2017; over the past year, members have worked to support the College in myriad ways, from
a circular economy across businesses and industries. DuPont Biomaterials joins a leading group of global companies participating in CE100.
towards today's busy woman and families, Dig It Apparel is a Canadian company and celebrating their 10th anniversary. After striking a
in September, the online startup currently sells garment pieces with female body proportions in mind. Company founder and CEO Jane Henry,
-tools/ to learn more about the Higg Facility Tools.
About the Sustainable Apparel Coalition
The Sustainable Apparel Coalition (SAC) is an
Finds A Way campaign and later saw his initial launch of the Rock 1 sneaker sell out in less than 24 hours.
Photos courtesy of Under Armour