Textiles in the News

US Jan 18 2022 07:03 PM

Standard Textile Meets 80,000 Shower Goal to Combat Homelessness

of total solutions in the institutional textiles and apparel markets. Leveraging textile design, manufacturing, and laundry expertise, and

AU Jan 18 2022 03:14 AM

Archroma and Jeanologia join hands for an eco-advanced denim fabric washing solution

of Archroma, and the water-free** and chemical-free “G2 Dynamic“ finishing technology of Jeanologia. The Archroma Pure Indigo Icon is based

US Jan 17 2022 04:27 PM

BASF To Expand European Production For Hexamethylenediamine And Polyamide 6.6

2022. The planned investments will further expand the polyamide 6.6 business that BASF acquired from Solvay in 2020. “With this new HMD

US Jan 17 2022 04:10 PM

Gildan Reveals Its Next Generation ESG Strategy And Future Targets

sourcing 100% sustainable cotton by 2025 and 30% recycled polyester or alternative fibers and/or yarns by 2027. The Company also plans to

US Jan 13 2022 07:07 PM

Textiles manufacturer plans $30M expansion in Darlington

anticipated to be finished in early 2023. The company is known for creating polyester stable fabrics for workwear, knit goods and for the

US Jan 13 2022 01:41 PM

HanesBrands Announces $2 million Investment in Historically Black Colleges and Universities as Part of Commitment to Creating Opportunity for All

with you." The company will be a strategic partner of the HanesBrands Apparel Studio at Pensole Lewis College of Business & Design. The

US Jan 12 2022 06:26 PM

Lawmakers ask IOC to prove Chinese companies making uniforms are not using forced labor

letter notes that sportwear company Anta Sports and textiles company Hengyuanxiang Group (HYX Group) both continue to use cotton produced in

US Jan 12 2022 01:06 PM

YKK® Touchlink™ Fastener To Be Featured Across ARTILECT’s F/W 2022 Collection

goals by making key information about the garment available to anyone with a smartphone, helping to facilitate garment resale, repair, and

US Jan 12 2022 10:28 AM

BASF Releases New Cottonseed Variety For 2022

-performing cottonseed portfolio from a company that is committed to bringing innovation to growers across the Cotton Belt. In addition,

US Jan 11 2022 03:25 PM

Teijin Launches Interactive Website For Discovery And Creation

and companies that showcase their projects on the website. Visitors also can access detailed information regarding Teijin businesses via

AU Jan 11 2022 02:37 AM

Rieter to install a full system at Spinnova plant by 2022-end

huge difference in the company’s commercial phase, says Janne Poranen, CEO and Co-Founder Spinnova. It will enable the company to make fast

US Jan 7 2022 11:00 AM

American Giant doubled down on local manufacturing during the pandemic. It paid off.

factories that make military uniforms and other garments adjacent to outerwear. He settled on a small facility in Chicago that had the

US Jan 4 2022 02:55 PM

National Safety Apparel Acquires King Louie Sewing Facility

high-quality industrial safety apparel and military apparel, National Safety Apparel provides industrial and safety garments for wearers in

US Jan 3 2022 12:00 PM

Standard Textile Named Strategic Programs Supplier of the Year by Vizient

CINCINNATI — Standard Textile Co. Inc., a textile manufacturer for the healthcare and hospitality markets, reports it has been recognized as

US Jan 2 2022 03:56 PM

More Cotton Coming in 2022. But It’s Complicated.

Grower magazine predicts that U.S. growers appear set to plant at least 12,538,000 total cotton acres – both upland and ELS – in 2022.

US Jan 1 2022 06:18 AM

Growth path

I got into the textile industry because my family owned a dyeing and finishing facility of wide fabric, broad-woven fabrics in the Carolinas

US Jan 1 2022 06:18 AM

Anybody out there?

issue, says Kathie Leonard, president/CEO of Auburn Manufacturing Inc. (AMI). Located in Mechanic Falls, Maine, the company makes industrial

US Jan 1 2022 06:18 AM

Sun-powered textiles

purposely woven to let sunlight pass through them, the “porous” textile is laminated to commercially available solar cells, hiding the solar

US Jan 1 2022 04:59 AM

Texworld and Apparel Sourcing New York physical winter shows cancelled

love. “We intend to continue to create abundant opportunities to support the textile and apparel community as well as serve as a place for

US Dec 31 2021 04:22 PM

Huntsman Announces Review Of Strategic Options For Textile Effects And Compensation Plan Aligned With Financial Targets

Peter R. Huntsman, Chairman, President and CEO. “We believe now is the right time to explore options for Textile Effects. We expect that the

US Dec 31 2021 04:01 PM

Texworld New York City & Apparel Sourcing New York City 2022 Edition Moves To Virtual Due To Rising Pandemic Concerns

we love. We intend to continue to create abundant opportunities to support the textile and apparel community as well as serve as a place for

BD Dec 31 2021 07:05 AM

FTA nations export $11.16 bn garment to USA

last year. While Mexico exported $2.30 billion worth of apparel in the period. Canada’s apparel export to the USA under FTA worth $0.381

AU Dec 31 2021 04:53 AM

MIT converts plastic into textiles

fabric may be more sustainable than cotton and other common textiles. The eco-friendly, recycling textile could revolutionize fashion as it

AU Dec 31 2021 01:19 AM

US: Investments, production, communication to boost cotton sustainability

for the cotton sector like increasing fiber strength, leading to a reduction in the weight of cotton garments and the amount of fiber needed

US Dec 29 2021 04:11 PM

Kid’s Clothing Manufacturer Invests $57 Million in North Carolina Expansion

Children’s wear manufacturer LT Apparel Group is expanding operations in North Carolina with an investment of at least $57 million in

US Dec 28 2021 03:15 PM

Delays, shortages impacting the cotton industry

. (WTOC) - These days, the hottest commodity in the cotton business is not the cotton or the cotton seed, it’s the space to hold either one.

GB Dec 24 2021 02:14 PM

US President signs bill banning all products from Xinjiang

the EU, the UK and Canada have already banned the import of Xinjiang cotton so this new bill takes the nation’s response one step further.

GB Dec 24 2021 01:06 PM

Teijin Limited names Akimoto Uchikawa CEO

Japanese fibre company Teijin Limited has named Akimoto Uchikawa as its next president and CEO. Uchikawa, currently executive officer,

GB Dec 24 2021 11:45 AM

EXPERT OPINION: The impact of Omicron on apparel supply chains

consumers’ enthusiasm for holiday clothing shopping. Meanwhile, January and February will be a light season for clothing sales anyway. Also,

US Dec 23 2021 02:13 PM

Retailing rebound fuels $120.4 billion in furniture, bedding sales

1% over 2020’s third quarter. Third-quarter e-commerce sales accounted for 13% of total sales, down from 13.8% in the third quarter of 2020.

AU Dec 23 2021 01:49 AM

Tencel launches carbon emission campaign

fashion has only exacerbated the problem as consumers are increasingly purchasing clothes with reduced shelf lives. Although the world is

US Dec 16 2021 06:30 PM

Gildan Included on the 2021 Dow Jones Sustainability Index for the Ninth Consecutive Year

MONTREAL, December 16, 2021 /CSRwire/ - Gildan Activewear Inc. (GIL: TSX and NYSE) is pleased to announce that it has again been included on

US Dec 16 2021 05:25 PM

Clothing & Textiles Manufacturing Defense Industrial Base Request The President’s Urgent Assistance

Joseph R. Biden President of the United States The White House Washington, DC 20500 SUBJECT: Clothing & Textiles Manufacturing Defense

US Dec 16 2021 08:50 AM

Wake Forest Teams with Winston-Salem Headquartered & Globally Renowned Hanesbrands Inc.

Teams with Winston-Salem Headquartered & Globally Renowned Hanesbrands Inc. as Primary Licensed Apparel Partner Wake Forest Athletics is

US Dec 15 2021 09:16 PM

Gildan Activewear Announces Acquisition of Frontier Yarns

100% cotton, polyester and cotton blend yarns primarily manufactured on open end and vortex (MVS) spinning technology. The yarn operations

US Dec 15 2021 06:48 PM

Economic growth expected to continue in 2022, but current challenges will remain

. “Manufacturers are optimistic about overall business prospects for the first half of 2022, with business continuing to expand through the

US Dec 15 2021 06:00 PM

Teijin to carry out life cycle assessment of carbon fiber

Life cycle assessment (LCA) will aid in calculating carbon emissions for all of its carbon fiber filament applications.

US Dec 15 2021 03:53 PM

America Knits discusses success, future goals to promote cotton industry at December conference

works as a match maker for promoting the use of U.S. cotton – specifically Delta. Together, the two companies assist cotton producers with

US Dec 15 2021 03:31 PM

BASF Launches Axant Flex Herbicide Trait Technology For Cotton Growers

to be part of a team and a company that’s committed to delivering innovation that helps cotton farmers succeed in the fight against weeds,”

US Dec 14 2021 08:37 PM

How This North Carolina Mill ‘Flexed’ and ‘Focused’ in Pandemic Bounce Back

On a recent morning outside Valdese Weavers’ facilities in the foothills of Western North Carolina, throngs of employees braved the cold,

US Dec 14 2021 05:24 PM

Standard Textile Receives Strategic Programs Supplier of the Year Recognition from Vizient

, Executive Vice President/Sales at Standard Textile. "I'm proud of our Standard Textile organization for stepping up to unprecedented

US Dec 14 2021 10:31 AM

INDA Excited to Announce Updated Value Proposition to Guide Industry’s Dynamic Future

to execute the plan over the next several years. Posted December 14, 2021 Source: INDA, The Association of the Nonwoven Fabrics Industry

US Dec 14 2021 06:18 AM

Teijin Frontier joins “Fashion for Good” platform

create more efficient fiber-to-fiber recycling mechanisms as well as contribute to solve other serious issues in the apparel industry that

GB Dec 13 2021 01:50 PM

Parkdale Mills to build new yarn spinning facility in Honduras

. We look forward to working with the Vice President and her team on strengthening the textile and apparel production chains in the US and

GB Dec 13 2021 01:37 PM

EXCLUSIVE Q&A: Lectra strategy for realising industry 4.0

Lectra’s acquisition of Gerber Technology, which also specialises in apparel software systems, may not be the largest merger of two…

AU Dec 13 2021 02:43 AM

Lycra launches new portal to empower customers

, and garment makers to connect to a global network of mills on a single platform. The company is known for its solutions in the apparel and

GB Dec 10 2021 11:50 AM

Huntsman dye uses 50% less water and energy

chance of cross-staining, they are ideal for red-white striped cotton knit fabric, Huntsman says. The dye is fully compliant with industry

AU Dec 10 2021 01:40 AM

Lenzing wins triple A rating for environmental rating

for transforming the textile and nonwovens industries from a linear towards a circular economy and believes the textile and nonwoven

US Dec 9 2021 02:08 PM

IFAI Makes Music In Nashville

was definitely found at a number of different booths. Advanced Functional Fabrics of America (AFFOA) — an industry organization “working to

US Dec 9 2021 02:04 PM

SYFA: Back To Business

Polyspintex. Patrons included Avient, the Association of the Nonwoven Fabrics Industry (INDA), Milliken & Company, Measured Solutions Inc.,

GB Dec 9 2021 11:15 AM

Serpentine solution for algae water treatment

Milliken & Company’s Textile Division has been involved in the development of a unique, high-performance technical textile – some 76 metres

US Dec 9 2021 07:39 AM

Champion and Hasbro Gaming – Come Together with Winning Collection

,” said Jon Ram, Group President of Global Activewear at Hanesbrands Inc. “Hasbro and Champion deliver products that consumers love and are

US Dec 9 2021 03:13 AM

Cotton Incorporated

Cotton Incorporated

US Dec 9 2021 12:32 AM

Ascend Performance employees come bearing gifts for Communities Caring at Christmas

With the support of individuals, organizations and companies like Ascend Performance Materials, Communities Caring is able to share the joy

US Dec 8 2021 05:10 PM

Ascend to expand compound production to Latin America

Details of the deal were not disclosed. About Ascend Performance Materials Ascend Performance Materials makes high-performance materials for

US Dec 7 2021 02:35 PM

Milliken & Company - a global industry leader in the sustainable manufacturing of performance and protective textiles

SPONSORED CONTENT Milliken & Company is a global industrial manufacturer that has been solving everyday problems with innovative solutions

GB Dec 7 2021 01:24 PM

New Teijin Frontier material adapts to perspiration

applications will include casual and functional apparel and uniforms. The company expects to target sales of 250,000 metres in fiscal 2024.

Unifi’s REPREVE® Mobile Tour Promotes Recycling at Pac-12 Football Championship

a special look at transformational uses for recycled products this past weekend, as Unifi, Inc. (NYSE: UFI), one of the world’s leading

US Dec 6 2021 08:19 PM

Unifi's REPREVE® Mobile Tour Promotes Recycling at Pac-12 Football Championship

-12 Team Green is available at unifi.com/pac-12. About Unifi: Unifi, Inc. (NYSE: UFI) is a global textile solutions provider and one of the

US Dec 3 2021 09:00 PM

Hexcel partners with Metyx for high-performance carbon fiber pultrusion technology

expertise will contribute to the manufacture of profiles made from polyurethane resin and UD carbon fiber for the wind energy market.

US Dec 3 2021 12:02 PM

NCSU study details baseline needs to bring factories into compliance with labor standards

says. The study, “Establishing Operational Norms for Labor Rights Standards Implementation in Low-Cost Apparel Production,” is published

US Dec 2 2021 09:25 PM

China’s ‘Predatory Practices’ Harm US Textile Makers, NCTO Says

the Face of Unfair Chinese Trade Practices,” National Council of Textile Organizations president and CEO Kim Glas stressed China’s dominance

US Dec 2 2021 03:24 PM

Standard Textile Announces Debut of VersaValet™

, Corporate Social Responsibility Manager for Standard Textile. About Standard Textile Founded in 1940, Standard Textile has developed a

US Dec 2 2021 03:13 PM

Gerber Technology Hosts Hybrid Ideation Conference; First Conference As A Lectra Company

Technology’s annual ideation conference, which marked the beginning of Gerber and Lectra becoming stronger together as one company. Gerber

US Nov 29 2021 08:00 PM

Hexcel, Fairmat partnership aims to recycle carbon fiber prepregs

Hexcel, Fairmat partnership aims to recycle carbon fiber prepregs

US Nov 29 2021 07:07 PM

Made in the U.S.A., but With a Supply-Chain Reboot

Even Two-One-Two New York, a strictly domestic manufacturer of apparel with a plant on Long Island, is being forced to do things differently

US Nov 25 2021 02:44 PM

Teijin’s Environmental Commitments Validated As Science Based Targets

enterprise in Japanese chemical industry to receive this recognition. Teijin declared its commitment in February 2021 that the company to

US Nov 25 2021 02:02 PM

Lenzing and NKK celebrate 25 years of separator paper production with Lyocell fibers

, 2021 (Press Release) - Cellulosic separators manufactured using LENZING Lyocell fibers have become an industry benchmark with a dominant

US Nov 24 2021 04:57 AM

Unifi Reaches Key Sustainability Milestone Ahead of Schedule

with REPREVE on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. REPREVE® is a trademark of Unifi, Inc. View source version on businesswire.com: https://www

US Nov 23 2021 07:51 PM

China Using Forced Uyghur Labor, Exploiting Complex Supply Chain

found that 52% of China's exported cotton, yarn, and fabric is shipped to 53 intermediary manufacturers in Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Vietnam,

US Nov 23 2021 01:00 PM

Polartec Infuses Fabric With Peppermint Oil to Combat Body Odor

Polartec, maker of technical fabrics used by outdoor gear brands around the world, has just announced that it is replacing conventional anti

GB Nov 23 2021 12:41 PM

Unifi exceeds target of recycling over 30bn plastic bottles into fibres

REPREVE fibre sales are approaching 40% of Unifi’s total sales with that number expected to continue to grow in the coming year. The company

US Nov 22 2021 11:18 PM

Precision Textiles to open new factory in Arizona

plants to three, including the company’s New Jersey headquarters. The facility will produce all of the company’s bedding product lines,

US Nov 22 2021 08:08 PM

Inkjet printing of e-textiles shows promise

The two main processing strategies to make e-textiles are using conductive fibers or putting a conductive coating on a fabric. Prof. Jesse S

US Nov 22 2021 08:08 PM

Building better alliances

about the importance of collaboration in advancing textile manufacturing. Rhode Island’s textile industry provided the success story example

US Nov 22 2021 08:08 PM

Understanding the U.S. trade agenda

amount of information from the U.S. government about business practices and the business climate online. “Use those resources, too,” he adds

US Nov 22 2021 08:08 PM

The expanding sustainability story

fits in the recycling process. The sustainable fiber manufacturer and maker of REPREVE® polyester believes it has a responsibility to reduce

US Nov 22 2021 01:54 PM

Supply chain woes trigger shortages of critical medical devices

. Demand for personal protective equipment and respirators skyrocketed globally at the same time that overseas manufacturers temporarily

GB Nov 22 2021 01:33 PM

Leather Working Group to conduct leather supply chain project

is a critical part of the solution and it will take collective action from companies up and down the value chain to achieve this goal,”

GB Nov 22 2021 01:24 PM

Lyocell weaves the fabric of a truly sustainable fashion future

, known in the textile industry as Man-Made Cellulosic Fibers (MMCF), can help fashion forge its sustainable future. Global textile and MMCF

GB Nov 22 2021 01:23 PM

FibreTrace to create traceable cotton supply chain in Africa

. FibreTrace CEO Shannon Mercer says the partnership marks the first step in making African-grown cotton more visible to the global textile

GB Nov 22 2021 01:19 PM

Fashion can become 80% circular with textile recycling investment

Fashion can become 80% circular with textile recycling investment

GB Nov 22 2021 11:49 AM

Canada intercepts alleged forced labour clothing shipment from China

passed legislation to ban the import of all products, including cotton and apparel fabrics from China’s Xinjiang region due to forced labour

US Nov 19 2021 01:42 PM

DuPont Partners with BOA to Help Sporting Goods Industry Boost Performance

in footwear and medical bracing. The Denver-based company selected DuPont’s Zytel nylon resins for its dial platforms and other components.

US Nov 19 2021 01:03 PM

Sustainability, supply chain solutions reign at Showtime

is sustainability,” said Jill Harrill, sales and marketing communications, Valdese Weavers. “We’re really proud of what we’re doing now and

US Nov 19 2021 12:50 PM

Sonoco Expands Focus on Sustainable Packaging, Adding Recyclable Molded Fiber Packaging for Frozen and Refrigerated Meals

, a dual-ovenable package made with upcycled sugarcane fiber and other U.S. grown plant fibers features a highly engineered surface that

IN Nov 19 2021 07:27 AM

Buy American waiver process to incentivise domestic production: NCTO

submissions for waivers under the Buy American law. National Council of Textile Organizations (NCTO) has hailed the decision and expects it

US Nov 18 2021 09:44 PM

Throwdown: Dreamiest Sheets Edition

fiber made from wood pulp, and TENCEL™ is one of the most trusted companies for lyocell innovation (especially for its sustainability -- the

US Nov 18 2021 04:48 PM

In memoriam: Raymond Ross

and Glen Raven for more than 30 years as a regional sales manager for Glen Raven’s Custom Fabrics Division representing the Sunbrella®

US Nov 18 2021 04:42 PM

USCTP and Buhler Quality Yarns Corp. Work Together for Continuous Improvement

. Both Samil and Buhler Quality Yarns Corp. can provide an incredible list of yarn products and services. Buhler Quality Yarns Corp. is

US Nov 18 2021 12:45 PM

Sustainable Cotton Is Industry's Future

, vice president and head of U.S. cotton sales at Allenberg Cotton Company in Memphis, Tennessee, expects the bulk of cotton will eventually