Textiles in the News

US Apr 21 2021 05:40 PM

Rep. Ted Budd Introduces Make PPE in America Act

of Made in America. In North Carolina, we’re a national leader in textile manufacturing and we have a rich history of producing high-quality

US Apr 21 2021 05:12 PM

NCC: Climate Solutions Legislation Is Timely

disclosure of farmer-specific or confidential business information. Based on information provided by the National Cotton Council 0 1 5 NCC

US Apr 21 2021 04:14 PM

Rubio slams US companies over China ‘hypocrisy’

American company, but H&M is an example of a company that dared to speak out against the cotton that's coming from forced labor in Xinjiang.

US Apr 21 2021 03:19 PM

Browzwear and Cotton Incorporated Collaborate to Produce Sustainable Fabrics for Designers as a Continued Commitment towards a More Sustainable Fashion Industry

advances the use of cotton in textile products by doubling down on innovation. "Innovation is at the heart of what we do with cotton," says

US Apr 21 2021 02:31 PM

22 Brands Discuss The Importance Of Ethics In Fashion, For Earth Day

. ÉTICA ÉTICA was started by Agustin Ramirez, who owns Hera Apparel, a denim manufacturer in Puebla, Mexico. Ramirez was always passionate

US Apr 20 2021 09:59 PM

Economists say manufacturing industry ‘crucial’ to SC’s economic recovery and growth

manufacturing officials and state leaders unveiled the 2020 South Carolina Manufacturers Alliance Economic Impact Report Tuesday morning at

US Apr 20 2021 08:52 PM

Polartec Continues to Lead the Charge on Sustainability

centered around durability and circularity. “There are a lot of textile companies out there,” said Steve Layton, president of Polartec. “Our

US Apr 20 2021 08:30 PM

YKK launches digital showroom

video and catalogs and meet online with YKK representatives. The company also plans to host webinars and other learning opportunities using

US Apr 20 2021 04:32 PM

North Carolina man­u­fac­turers searching for new talent

billion water bottles to date Now, some companies like Piedmont Triad-based Unifi, a recycled-fiber company, are experiencing an upswing in

US Apr 20 2021 11:21 AM

Omya and BASF Continue Partnership for Pilot Coating Center for Paper & Board

customers Prof. Dr. Thomas Schiele, Vice President Business Management Dispersions for Adhesives, Fiber Bonding and Paper Coating, BASF: “

US Apr 19 2021 07:14 PM

Lenzing’s Tencel eShop Bridges Fiber-Consumer Divide

commerce site that bridges the divide between manufacturers and the end consumer by curating a diverse mix of apparel and home goods made of

US Apr 19 2021 05:28 PM

Lenzing launches Tencel e-commerce platform

Florian Heubrandner, VP of Lenzing’s global textiles business. “As we continue to develop more sustainable textile solutions, we hope that

US Apr 19 2021 05:05 PM

Inside Gildan's San Antonio Sewing Factory for Fashion Revolution Week

.” As a vertically integrated apparel manufacturing company with exceptional oversight of its supply chain and operations, Gildan is well

US Apr 19 2021 02:30 PM

WVU Davis College unveils Amy A. Bircher Textiles Laboratory

and future students to learn in a hands-on environment for textile science and innovation.” “There are so many incredible opportunities for

GB Apr 19 2021 10:57 AM

Lycra Co FreeF!t technology offers optimum stretch and recovery

Performance fibre specialist The Lycra Company is preparing to present its latest denim innovations at this week's Kingpins Show, in

IN Apr 19 2021 08:12 AM

NCTO seeks approval for collection of China 301 duties

The National Council of Textile Organizations (NCTO) of the US has requested the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to reconsider and

US Apr 16 2021 10:00 AM

Western Fashion Brands Sued for Using Forced Labor in China

imagery shows that the number and size of detention facilities and textile factories are rapidly expanding. Satellite pictures also indicate

US Apr 15 2021 02:40 PM

March/April 2021

. At its recent annual meeting, the Washington-based National Council of Textile Organizations (NCTO) re-elected Cap Yarns CEO David

US Apr 15 2021 02:30 PM

Glen Raven Custom Fabrics Joins the OpExChange

where most textile manufacturing has gone overseas, the majority of their fabrics are produced in the United States. The Anderson facility

US Apr 15 2021 02:22 PM

HanesBrands Celebrates Earth Day with 12th Consecutive U.S. EPA Energy Star Award for Environmental Stewardship

that HBI was one of two apparel manufacturers named one of Ethisphere’s 2021 World’s Most Ethical Companies . Also in February, the

GB Apr 15 2021 01:13 PM

Jeanologia, Cone Denim partner on Mission Zero collection

Denim finishing technology specialist Jeanologia has partnered with Cone Denim to launch a new 'Mission Zero' goal, which will see their

GB Apr 15 2021 09:48 AM

E-branding for Lenzing’s Veocel

of Veocel branded fiberes and develop co-branding campaigns that improve the value of their products. First launched in 2018 for the textile

GB Apr 15 2021 09:18 AM

Mission Zero at Kingpins24

Zero goal. Cone currently uses Jeanologia’s G2 Ozone finishing ranges, lasers and Bluescan machinery. Additionally, we are in the process

US Apr 15 2021 01:01 AM

Teijin to produce nanofiber filament from recycled polyester

fields, including sportswear, functional clothing and industrial uniforms. The company is forecasting sales of recycled-polyester Nanofront

US Apr 14 2021 09:31 PM

Standard Textile Recognized as a US Best Managed Company

by the Best Managed Companies program. About Standard Textile Founded in 1940, Standard Textile has developed a culture of innovation,

US Apr 14 2021 05:53 PM

Teijin to mass-produce nanofiber filaments made from recycled polyester

mass produce a new version of its Nanofront ultra-fine polyester, which the company believes is the world’s first nanofiber to be made from

US Apr 14 2021 05:15 AM

The Lycra Company CEO Discusses Sustainability, Shift to Circular Economy

the beverage industry, where our latest innovation addresses textile waste. WWD: How else is The Lycra Company continuing its commitment to

US Apr 13 2021 07:26 PM

Gerber Technology Empowers Cost Reduction as Global Prices Continue to Rise

has a global team of passionate experts to support companies in apparel and accessories, personal protective equipment, home and leisure,

US Apr 13 2021 04:26 PM

For The Second Consecutive Year, Red Carpet Green Dress™ Collaborates With Lenzing’s TENCEL™ Brand On Sustainable Eco-Couture Textiles For The OSCARS®

lyocell fibers, modal fibers and filament yarn that are of 100-percent botanic origin. Derived from renewable wood sources, the fibers and

US Apr 13 2021 09:12 AM

KENTWOOL INTRODUCES SPRING/SUMMER LIMITED-EDITION COLLECTION OF MERINO WOOL SOCKS

edition Spring/Summer Collection please visit Kentwool.com. About Kentwool Founded in 1843, Kentwool remains one of the nation’s longest

IN Apr 12 2021 04:16 AM

US' Parkdale Mills plays key role in government face mask initiative

that represents domestic textile manufacturers. National Council of Textiles Organisation (NCTO) member Parkdale Mills is playing a key

AU Apr 10 2021 03:07 AM

The Lycra Company appoints new Chaiman

its ambitious growth vision. He joined the business in 2007 and, since 2018, led the company’s apparel business, where he managed the global

US Apr 8 2021 04:48 PM

Precision Textiles Develops Biodegradable Fabric For Disposable Medical & Isolation Gowns

to procure clothing, fabrics, yarns, fibers, other textiles and food that is not grown, produced, reprocessed or reused in the United States

US Apr 8 2021 04:07 PM

How To Build A Direct-To-Consumer Brand: Data, Authenticity, CX And Gore-Tex

That made the aspirations of Stephen Sullivan and his company Stio, a direct-to-consumer outdoor apparel brand founded in 2011 and based in

US Apr 7 2021 09:04 PM

Gastonia's Parkdale Mills helping make PPE to fight pandemic

the long term.” Kim Glas, president and CEO of the National Council of Textile Organizations said: “We want to sincerely thank Sen. Kaine

US Apr 7 2021 02:01 PM

Precision Textiles Offers A Valuable Alternative To Foam

amount of foam needed by up to five inches, minimizing bedding manufacturers’ reliance on the volatile raw material without sacrificing the

US Apr 7 2021 11:42 AM

Achroma adds its database to The BHive digital platform

partnered with The BHive. “With the pandemic crisis, textile manufacturers are experiencing numerous logistic bottlenecks and challenges,”

US Apr 7 2021 11:42 AM

Huntsman, Sciessent partner for sustainable microbe- and odor-resistant textiles

and comfort technologies from pre-treatment to coloration and finishing,” noted Rohit Aggarwal, president, Huntsman Textile Effects.

US Apr 6 2021 05:20 PM

Sustainability drives future of beverage packaging materials

, N.C.-based DAK Americas LLC, an Alpek Polyester business, further emphasizes the industry’s commitment to sustainability. “Given the

GB Apr 6 2021 11:33 AM

Lycra Co names new co-CEOs in leadership structure shakeup

Performance fibre specialist The Lycra Company has named its chairman Yafu Qiu and chief commercial officer Julien Born as co-chief

US Apr 6 2021 11:02 AM

Dr. Linen Range Of Sustainable Bed & Bath Linen, Made Using TENCEL™ Branded Fibers, To Address Hygiene & Comfort Needs Of M.E. Hospitality Industry

impact on the environment. Developed using TENCEL™ branded fibers, which are manufactured sustainably using an award winning closed loop

US Apr 5 2021 07:01 PM

Stein Fibers acquires J.E. Herndon Company

paper. Patrick Mullen, J. E. Herndon president and owner, has joined the Stein Fibers sales and marketing team, based in Charlotte, N.C.

US Apr 5 2021 05:25 AM

U.S. Manufacturing Surges Most Since 1983

.” All but one of 18 ISM manufacturing industries reported growth in March, led by textiles, electrical equipment and appliances, machinery

US Apr 2 2021 09:27 PM

Mask Contracts and Biden Administration Push on U.S. Manufacturing

onset of the COVID-19 pandemic a year ago,” said National Council of Textile Organizations chief executive officer Kim Glas. “To that end,

US Apr 2 2021 11:00 AM

Tencel’s New Action-Oriented Campaign Promotes Smart Fashion Purchases

Tencel Modal fibers with Indigo technology, an innovation that incorporates indigo pigment directly into Tencel-branded modal fibers in a

IN Apr 2 2021 07:27 AM

US NCTO re-elects David Roberts chairman, David Poston vice chairman

and industry support council respectively. The US National Council of Textile Organisations (NCTO) recently re-elected David Roberts, chief

US Apr 1 2021 01:01 AM

Lenzing’s Indigo Color technology is making denim ‘greener’

dry and wet crocking and rubbing, along with substantial water, chemical and electricity savings. In addition, a specially commissioned

US Apr 1 2021 01:01 AM

Biden Administration awards contracts for U.S.-made face masks

The Biden Administration has awarded two contracts to National Council of Textile Organizations (NCTO) members Parkdale Mills and Ferrara

US Mar 31 2021 05:21 PM

Lenzing announces TENCEL(TM) #checkwhatsgood campaign to celebrate Earth Day 2021

showcase how high water consumption and subsequent waste can be in manufacturing garments and highlight ways to reduce one's water footprint

US Mar 30 2021 09:32 PM

Manufacturing company expanding to bring 50 jobs to Auburn

AUBURN, Ala. (WTVM) - After surviving Chapter 11 bankruptcy, an Auburn manufacturing company is looking to add people to its team. Briggs &

GB Mar 30 2021 01:11 PM

Lycra Co develops performance fibres from 100% textile waste

Performance fibre specialist The Lycra Company has developed its first performance offerings made from 100% textile waste.

US Mar 30 2021 11:44 AM

Industry Experts Jeff Price And John White Named To KINETIC Advisory Board

Jeff Price serves as executive vice president of operations at Milliken & Company, a global diversified manufacturer with specialty chemical

The LYCRA Company and ITOCHU Corporation Introduce COOLMAX® and THERMOLITE® EcoMade Fibers Made from 100% Textile Waste

to convert textile waste, which consists of scraps from garment manufacturers, into fibers with properties comparable to virgin polyester.

US Mar 29 2021 06:19 PM

Two U.S. mills land federal contract to produce millions of face masks

nation’s largest cotton yarn spinner, has partnered with Ferrara Manufacturing, a tailored clothing company based in New York City’s garment

US Mar 29 2021 05:26 PM

Hexcel Joins ASCEND Project To Accelerate Development Of Lightweight Advanced Composites

the ASCEND program, and we look forward to working with other leading companies as we develop processes and materials that help to make the

US Mar 29 2021 05:10 PM

Gastonia's Parkdale Mills secures big contract for face masks

to a small business early next week. Parkdale Mills, the nation’s largest cotton yarn spinner, has partnered with Ferrara Manufacturing, a

GB Mar 29 2021 11:10 AM

Hexcel joins ASCEND Project

for sustainable air mobility, aerospace, and automotive industries. The company is developing a new HexPly fast cure prepreg system that

US Mar 27 2021 01:44 PM

Workers United/SEIU Celebrates Biden Administration Commitment To Good Jobs Creating Safe Masks For Essential Workers: Up To 17.7million Face Masks To Be Made In America From American Sourced Supplies

clinics, food pantries, and soup kitchens across the nation. Workers United President Lynne Fox: “This award is exactly what it means to

US Mar 26 2021 07:35 PM

U.S. accuses China of ‘state-led’ social media campaign against firms over Xinjiang

in China against U.S. and other international companies for deciding not to use cotton from China's Xinjiang region over forced labor

US Mar 26 2021 05:16 PM

China Erasing H&M From Internet Amid Xinjiang Backlash

Xinjiang sourcing. South Korean athletic shoe brand FILA said Friday the company buys cotton from Xinjiang and will keep doing so. On its

US Mar 26 2021 04:43 PM

What will it take for farmers to grow more organic cotton?

as the recently launched U.S. Cotton Trust Protocol, managed by his own company with the National Cotton Council among others, is one key to

US Mar 26 2021 12:51 PM

Xi’s Red Line on China Human Rights Makes Companies Pick Sides

the opportunity with statements supporting cotton made from Xinjiang, boosting local companies from sportswear maker Anta Sports Products

GB Mar 26 2021 12:34 PM

More Than 50 Chinese Celebrities End Brand Partnerships in Xinjiang Row

damage. Some companies, including H&M and Zara owner Inditex, appear to have removed statements relating to the use of cotton from Xinjiang

GB Mar 26 2021 10:07 AM

US textile industry optimistic as business bounces back

The US textile industry is seeing business return "at a fast clip," according to the National Council of Textile Organization's (NCTO) re-

GB Mar 26 2021 02:55 AM

Chinese backlash over Xinjiang cotton rages on

on forced labour in cotton-hub Xinjiang appears to be worsening, with calls for boycotts extending to more companies and domestic firms

US Mar 26 2021 12:31 AM

Teijin Frontier announces new firm

Teijin Group’s fibers and products converting company, has established Teijin Frontier India Pvt. Ltd. in Gurugram, India, to conduct sales

US Mar 22 2021 11:00 AM

Lenzing’s New Sustainability Report Reveals Circular Progress, Climate Goals

sustainability throughout its operations and fiber value chain, the Lenzing Group is all in. The cellulosic fiber manufacturer details its

US Mar 19 2021 05:39 PM

Shawmut & Fallon Company Announce New US-Made N95 Mask

Manufacturing Emergency Response Team (MERT) and the Advanced Functional Fabrics of America (AFFOA), a program created to support in-state

US Mar 19 2021 12:33 PM

An In-Depth Overview Of The Current PPE Landscape

Kim Glas is president and CEO of the Washington-based National Council of Textile Organizations (NCTO), a trade association representing U.S

US Mar 19 2021 12:12 PM

Precision Textiles’ Ecoloft Line Helps Meet Demand for Fiber Products

in a reduction of foam up to five inches, reducing bedding manufacturers’ reliance on the volatile raw material without sacrificing the feel

US Mar 19 2021 02:05 AM

At Senate Finance Hearing, Portman Discusses Need to Make PPE in America, Use Artificial Intelligence to Combat Forced Labor

proposal called the Make PPE in America Act, we simply added a Berry amendment requirement to strengthen these supply chains. “Mr. Wrona,

US Mar 18 2021 03:43 PM

Embracing ‘Reflections’: Sunbrella And United Fabrics Release Serene New Collection

to develop our second contract upholstery collection,” said Scott Warwick, president and CEO of United Fabrics. “It was important for these

GB Mar 18 2021 10:06 AM

Six Lycra plants are Higg accredited

and gives us a framework for future improvements,” said the company’s director of operations excellence Gary Huffman. Modules can now be

US Mar 17 2021 11:11 PM

Gastonia's Beverly Knits companies appoints president

. Throughout his career he has held business leadership positions at DuPont, Koch/Invista, and most recently, Pharr Fibers and Yarns. “Rich

AU Mar 17 2021 10:13 PM

MIT researchers develop new textile to reduce industry’s carbon footprint

they are spun into fibers. The dye-resistance of the fibers even had the advantage of making their textile more stain-resistant than cotton,

US Mar 17 2021 05:44 PM

NCC Welcomes Tai Confirmation

segments' ability to compete effectively and profitably in the raw cotton, oilseed and U.S.-manufactured product markets at home and abroad.

US Mar 17 2021 03:00 PM

Stäubli Releases New Medium Payload Six-Axis Robots

Stäubli is a Swiss mechatronics company focusing on textile machinery, connectors, and robotics products. The company reportedly has offices

GB Mar 17 2021 10:38 AM

Archroma, Jeanologia team on water-saving dyeing process

Textile chemicals specialist Archroma has partnered with denim finishing technology specialist Jeanologia to launch a new water-saving

US Mar 17 2021 12:31 AM

Polartec to host sustainable fabric panel discussion

, Royal College of Art lecturer, journalist and performance textile sustainability expert Charles Ross will moderate a discussion with the

US Mar 16 2021 01:08 PM

Early Bird Registration Now Open for Techtextil North America 2021

the major industries that touch technical textiles and nonwovens attend Techtextil North America to conduct business and discover the latest

US Mar 15 2021 07:23 PM

Alabama Company, Homtex, Receives FDA Approval For Surgical Masks

in Selma." HomTex has the capacity to produce 700 million surgical 3-ply masks and 20 million NIOSH N-95 masks annually. HomTex will open

US Mar 15 2021 04:22 PM

Lenzing's TENCEL(TM) brand reveals what is next as the fashion industry enters a bold new phase of sustainability

the way for a brighter future. The TENCEL™ brand remains committed to sustainability-oriented innovation. With the introduction of next-

US Mar 15 2021 03:05 PM

Polartec Announces ‘The Science Of Sustainable Fabric’ Panel Discussion

., Milliken and Company Director of Research, Compliance, and Sustainability ● Dr. Morton Barlaz, North Carolina State University Professor

US Mar 14 2021 02:00 PM

Valdese Weavers gets new president

the perfect person to lead Valdese Weavers now and into the future.” Millinor started his career with Valdese Weavers in 2001 and has

US Mar 12 2021 01:52 AM

While states repeal mask mandates, the federal government quietly considers mask regulations for workers

. In two recent letters to the Biden administration, the Association of the Nonwoven Fabrics Industry, known as INDA, and the newly formed

US Mar 11 2021 06:03 PM

Gerber MCT Cutter Empowers Colorwave Graphics to Transform During COVID-19 Pandemic

has a global team of passionate experts to support companies in apparel and accessories, personal protective equipment, home and leisure,

GB Mar 11 2021 10:48 AM

Elevate Textiles furthers green efforts with transport initiative

& Efird, Burlington, Cone Denim, Gütermann and Safety Components textile brands, has joined the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

GB Mar 11 2021 09:36 AM

Coats partners green garment maker in Cambodia

maker Coats is partnering with Annabelle Hope, a start-up sustainable clothing manufacturer based in Cambodia, as part of its commitment to

US Mar 11 2021 01:12 AM

Baker touts local PPE production

. Charlie Baker praised the work done by local companies manufacturing personal protective equipment and pledged that he never again wants

GB Mar 10 2021 11:31 AM

Saitex joins the companies bringing denim back home

,” said Sanjeev Bahl, CEO, and founder of Saitex. With a team led by industry veteran Kathy Kweon as USA president, the company says it has

US Mar 9 2021 11:01 PM

Archroma partners with The BHive

to help foster chemical compliance and management across the textile supply chain. The BHive is an innovative digital chemical management

US Mar 9 2021 05:04 PM

Teijin launches carbon fiber intermediate material brands

Teijin launches carbon fiber intermediate material brands