Textiles in the News

US Jan 19 2021 03:31 PM

Postponed Heimtextil 2021 now cancelled

as well as a frequently used channel through which they can promote business with retailers and traders. Additional digital information and

GB Jan 19 2021 12:00 PM

Techtextil and Texprocess postponed until 2022

Trade show organiser Messe Frankfurt has postponed its three physical trade textile fairs, Heimtextil, Techtextil and Texprocess, which were

AU Jan 19 2021 02:10 AM

Messe Frankfurt to postpone physical shows until 2022

order cycles in the entertainment, technology, consumer goods and textile industries, which means postponing these events until the second

US Jan 15 2021 11:22 AM

AATCC Foundation Promotes Scholarships with Early Application Deadlines

available, go to the AATCC Foundation website at www.aatcc.org/foundation/ AATCC Foundation Inc. is the charitable arm of AATCC. A large

US Jan 15 2021 12:31 AM

Nonwovens Institute will host spunbond and meltblown virtual course

and launched by INDA, the Association of Nonwoven Fabrics Industry. The virtual course is designed to help manufacturers meet the demand for

US Jan 15 2021 12:00 AM

Gov. Kemp highlights pandemic response in State of the State address

year for Georgia businesses that make personal protective equipment (PPE) including masks and gowns to manufacturers of pharmaceuticals and

US Jan 14 2021 07:28 PM

U.S. commission says China possibly committed 'genocide' against Xinjiang Muslims

to think hard about allowing companies to do business with Xinjiang, a leading global supplier of cotton. It would also raise pressure for

US Jan 14 2021 06:21 PM

Glen Raven Expands On Industry-Leading Warranty For Sunbrella® Fabrics

with fabrics designed for countless applications,” said Dave Swers, president of Glen Raven Custom Fabrics. “Our proven expertise and

US Jan 14 2021 02:54 PM

National Cotton Council of America : U.S. Cotton Trust Protocol Welcomes First Members in Latin America

, Cotswold Industries Inc., Frontier Yarns, Hamrick Mills, Inman Mills, Parkdale Inc. and Swisstex Direct. The Trust

GB Jan 14 2021 10:15 AM

Teijin introduces carbon pricing system for capital investments

to its long-term goals for CO2 emissions reduction and to prepare the company for expected future rises in global carbon prices. Under its

US Jan 14 2021 06:55 AM

The LYCRA Company Announces Gold Level Material Health Certificates for 25 of its LYCRA® Fiber Products

/ImdAFA9iS9gAbout The LYCRA CompanyThe LYCRA Company innovates and produces fiber and technology solutions for the apparel and personal care

US Jan 13 2021 09:28 PM

Cleveland Clinic and Standard Textile Develop Masks

Director of Cleveland Clinic Innovations. “Teaming up with Standard Textile on this creative project supports social distancing and mask-

US Jan 13 2021 08:00 PM

Slaves in China may have made your sneakers, smartphone

to work to supply the world’s largest fashion companies. Cranston said: “One-fifth of all cotton production can be presumed to be linked to

US Jan 12 2021 09:15 PM

2020 Milliken honors recipients champion company values

of a product, service or process that yielded significant business results. Textile Division’s Medical Fabrics R&D team: JD Alvarez, Debra

US Jan 12 2021 09:02 PM

Biden Stimulus Plans Face Uphill Congressional Battle

industry, including incentives for tourism and for manufacturers of personal protective equipment and other items important for national

US Jan 12 2021 11:13 AM

Gerber Technology Joins Forces to Donate 5,000 Gowns to Organizations in Need

for the partnerships with the manufacturers who have done their part to produce personal protective equipment during this very difficult

GB Jan 12 2021 01:45 AM

Lycra Co achieves gold C2C certification for fibre products

types and applications," says Jean Hegedus, sustainable business development director for The Lycra Company. "For each product type, we had

US Jan 11 2021 03:00 PM

USTR still slow-walking Biden transition

and equipment industries, and 182,700 jobs from textiles, apparel and leather manufacturing. And those workers are also overrepresented in

GB Jan 11 2021 12:03 PM

Sports companies amongst most sustainable brands

brands are featuring among the most sustainable companies, according to new data, with sporting goods company Puma appearing in the top

US Jan 11 2021 12:00 PM

Cleveland Clinic, Standard Textile Collaborate to Develop Reusable Face Masks

CINCINNATI and CLEVELAND — Standard Textile, a global manufacturer of healthcare, hospitality and consumer products, and Cleveland Clinic

US Jan 11 2021 09:30 AM

How Trump's trade wars could thwart Biden's foreign policy

EU hates it, because it would bar their companies from securing federal contracts. “The Buy American stuff is really what contributed to the

US Jan 10 2021 10:18 AM

Jones Family of Companies hires HR director

Most recently, He was the human resources manager at Serta Simmons, a bedding manufacturer. “Anthony is a well-rounded and talented human

US Jan 10 2021 10:17 AM

Jones Family of Companies promotes staffer to sales VP

manufacturer as senior director of sales. He has led sales at six major textile companies since 1989. “As we move forward, our team is

US Jan 10 2021 02:07 AM

Starting 2021 with Bulls, Bears and High Cotton Prices

has allowed mills to reopen and move to full 100% operation. Yarn demand exceeds production, and other Asian and subcontinent countries have

US Jan 8 2021 11:38 AM

U.S. trade policies have disproportionately harmed Black and Latino workers, not just the White working class Trump courted, researchers find

jobs in electrical equipment and appliances manufacturing as well as in textiles, apparel and leather manufacturing. Both groups are also

US Jan 8 2021 12:01 AM

Ascend announces alliance with The S Group

and direct-to-consumer apparel industry. The S Group offers complete supply chain management for apparel brands, including product

US Jan 7 2021 05:54 AM

Ascend Cares Grant Buys Thermal Imaging Cameras For Bratt, Brent, West Pensacola Fire Stations

Langfeldt is a volunteer firefighter with ECFR and works for Ascend Performance Materials. He has been instrumental in obtaining several

US Jan 5 2021 03:26 PM

IFAI Expo 2021 issues call for presentations

Advanced Textiles Shade and Weather Protection Specialty Fabrics General Business Submission Timeline Registration open for DFI Middle

US Jan 5 2021 02:31 PM

Ascend purchases Eurostar Engineering Plastics

disclosed the cost of the purchase. About Ascend Performance Materials Ascend Performance Materials makes high-performance materials for

US Jan 5 2021 02:24 PM

Domotex 2021 becomes Domotex Digital Day

business platform. As part of the conference, exhibitors will be able to present their products and innovations, embrace business and

US Jan 4 2021 05:13 PM

MMI Textiles Announces Strategic Expansion of its Leadership Team with One New Executive Hire and Four Promotions (01/04/21)

of Business Development and Joshua Slack to Supply Chain Manager. MMI Textiles is at the forefront of customer service and innovation in the

US Jan 1 2021 12:21 AM

Meet the Newly Elected and Re-elected 2021 IFAI Board of Directors

Schaefer, IFM, Chairman Glawe Awnings and Tents Company Amy Bircher, 1st Vice Chairman MMI Textiles Inc. Roy Chism, 2nd Vice Chairman The

GB Dec 31 2020 10:00 AM


goods for national defense. And as explained by the National Council of Textile Organizations, defense contracts are a huge boon to American

US Dec 29 2020 08:24 PM

Cotton Incorporated’s Major Milestone of Fiber Innovation

, Supply Chain Marketing at Cotton Incorporated. Cotton’s evolution stems largely from the active role Cotton Incorporated plays in the

AU Dec 23 2020 02:53 AM

Messe Frankfurt reschedules 2021 edition of Heimtextil

will take place concurrently with Techtextil and Texprocess. Roughly 1,600 companies have expressed interest in exhibiting at the next

US Dec 23 2020 12:56 AM

Ascend Performance Materials CEO on producing microbe resistant fabric

Ascend Performance Materials CEO Phil McDivitt joined Jim Cramer on "Mad Money" to discuss the privately held specialty chemical maker's

US Dec 22 2020 12:31 AM

Jones Family of Companies strengthens teams

During a year that has been challenging for all businesses, Jones Family of Companies has continued to thrive and progress. Along with the

US Dec 22 2020 12:26 AM

Glen Raven purchases production facility in France

Sunbrella fabrics and other Glen Raven textile products in the company’s U.S. and Asia facilities. The company said this equipment has begun

US Dec 21 2020 10:27 PM

Ascend announces medical advisory board for Acteev™ technology

Ascend Performance Materials has appointed a medical advisory board to provide counsel on its Acteev™ technology platform. Comprising

US Dec 21 2020 12:08 PM

Glen Raven Custom Fabrics Executes Multi-Phase Expansion Plan

customers and brands, Glen Raven Custom Fabrics announces the latest milestones in a multi-phase global expansion plan. The first phase,

AU Dec 19 2020 02:43 AM

MMI Textiles to open 30,000 sq ft facility in North Carolina

are better aligned with the MMI Textile brand promise of unmatched service and innovation. All sales and customer service transactions will

US Dec 18 2020 12:54 PM

Hexcel : HexPly XF Surface Technology Revolutionizes The Blade Surface Finishing Process | MarketScreener

cold storage requirements and helps to reduce scrap. About Hexcel Hexcel Corporation is a leading advanced composites company. It develops,

US Dec 17 2020 06:00 PM

Report: China’s forced labor in Xinjiang cotton is sizable

cotton and 20% of the world’s cotton. “These findings have much wider implications, affecting all supply chains that involve Xinjiang cotton

US Dec 17 2020 05:22 PM

YKK’s Zippers Now Boast Virus-Fighting Technology

with ViralOff, a technology created by Swedish company Polygiene that eliminates 99 percent of viruses on textiles in a span of two hours.

US Dec 17 2020 05:20 PM

Cotton Industry Groups Team Up to Promote Sustainability Growth in the Mid-South

months in advance of the 2021 harvest season. Truterra and Cotton Incorporated will look to expand the project to include additional acres

US Dec 17 2020 04:49 PM

Jones Family Of Companies Strengthens Operations And Human Resources Teams

in several notable textile publications. In May of 2020, Vora earned his M.S. in Textile Engineering from North Carolina State University in

US Dec 17 2020 04:47 PM

DuPont Announces 2020 North America Kevlar Innovation Award Winners

the standards for performance and comfort in personal protective equipment (PPE). "The level of innovation that we see from licensees in

AU Dec 17 2020 03:57 AM

YKK launches ViralOff zippers at Lineapelle

treatment of garments which, applied in the finishing phase, eliminates 99 percent of viruses on fabrics in about two hours. The chemical

AU Dec 17 2020 03:55 AM

US commerce department to investigate USITC claims

US market below fair market value and was causing harm to their businesses. The petition listed 36 US importers of polyester textured yarn

AU Dec 17 2020 03:54 AM

ShanghaiTex 2021to be held in November 2021

The 20th International Exhibition on Textile Industry, ShanghaiTex 2021, will be held at Shanghai New International Expo Center, Pudong,

US Dec 16 2020 07:25 PM

Showtime fabric fair may rethink 2021 dates

community about its own dates. In an email, show organization International Textile Alliance (ITA) reached out to members and buyers about

US Dec 16 2020 06:05 PM

First Ten U.S. Mills Join the U.S. Cotton Trust Protocol

Ten U.S. cotton textile manufacturers have joined the U.S. Cotton Trust Protocol as members. Buhler Quality Yarns, Cap Yarns, CCW,

US Dec 16 2020 03:53 PM

Sasse Slams U.S. Companies’ Dependence on Xinjiang ‘Blood Cotton’

Sasse Slams U.S. Companies’ Dependence on Xinjiang ‘Blood Cotton’

US Dec 16 2020 12:01 AM

NCTO welcomes House passage of NDAA

of thousands of jobs in the U.S. textile industry and other manufacturing sectors,” says NCTO President and CEO Kim Glas. “We also extend

Cotton Incorporated Shares Fashion Trends Ahead Of The New Year

For the complete video, please click here Credit: Cotton Incorporated About Cotton Incorporated Cotton Incorporated, funded by U.S. growers

US Dec 15 2020 06:36 PM

PPE Manufacturing must continue in America | Opinion

months ago we transitioned a portion of our manufacturing from non-woven fabric for the automotive and bedding industries to a line of PPE

US Dec 15 2020 03:59 PM

Kentwool Golf Socks

attempted to dethrone Kentwool, but none have in 10 years making Kentwool my golf product of the decade. So what makes Kentwool socks so

US Dec 15 2020 01:00 PM

First 10 American Mills Sign Up for U.S. Cotton Trust Protocol

The U.S. Cotton Trust Protocol welcomed its first 10 U.S. cotton textile manufacturers on Monday. Buhler Quality Yarns, Cap Yarns, CCW,

US Dec 15 2020 10:04 AM

AL: HomTex Plans Selma PPE Factory, Creating 300 Jobs

and India. When the pandemic began, the company began producing cotton face masks at its Cullman facility. Demand was so great that in

US Dec 14 2020 03:27 PM

FIRST TEN U.S. Mills sign up to the U.S. Cotton Trust Protocol

, Contempora Fabrics, Cotswold Industries Inc., Frontier Yarns, Hamrick Mills, Inman Mills, Parkdale Inc., Swisstex Direct as members. U.S.

US Dec 14 2020 02:59 PM

Gerald Vogt becomes new CEO of the Stäubli Group

Carolina, focused on fluid connectors, robotics and textile machinery, and a 5,000-square-foot training facility and service center in Novi,

US Dec 14 2020 01:31 PM

Propel LLC Of Pawtucket: The Groundbreaking Company Helping Protect The U.S. Military And Now General Public

days. The company is now producing masks in multiple U.S. factories, sourcing U.S.-made textiles and components from its home state of Rhode

US Dec 14 2020 01:15 PM

The National Cotton Council Of America (NCC) Welcomes Vilsack And Tai Nominations

for the cotton industry to expand exports of cotton fiber, yarn and fabrics. As the central organization for the U.S. cotton industry, the

US Dec 14 2020 12:31 AM

NCTO expected to nominate Tai as next USTR

The National Council of Textile Organizations (NCTO) President and CEO Kim Glas issued a statement welcoming the reported selection of the

US Dec 11 2020 11:08 AM

Gerber Technology and Burlington Medical Form Long-Term Partnership to Support Burlington Medical’s Digital Transformation Initiative

them into AccuMark. This new workflow will allow the company to create production-ready radiation protection garments that fit perfectly.

US Dec 11 2020 06:03 AM

Names to Know: Vogt named CEO of Stäubli Group

. 1. With its North American headquarters in Duncan, S.C., Stäubli manufactures products for the connectors, textile and robotics sectors.

US Dec 10 2020 08:22 PM

Harrie Schoots: New AATCC President

campus at NC State, he said “go down the hall and there is a guy there that will talk to you about textile chemistry.” I got the sales pitch

US Dec 10 2020 01:39 PM

AFL-CIO praises Biden trade pick Tai as 'worker-champion'

critical trade issues over the years,” said National Council of Textile Organizations (NCTO) President and CEO Kim Glas. ADVERTISEMENT “She

AU Dec 10 2020 03:14 AM

ECTIHC ropes in Itema as weaving partner

Egyptian Cotton and Textile Industries Holding Company (ECTIHC) has roped in Itema to supply weaving machines for the first phase of the

US Dec 9 2020 11:27 PM

HanesBrands Appoints Cheryl K. Beebe to Board of Directors

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

US Dec 9 2020 09:19 PM

Ascend announces alliance with The S Group to commercialize Acteev Protect™ yarns and fabrics

to full-scale garment design, manufacturing and packaging Ascend Performance Materials has announced a commercial agreement with The S

US Dec 9 2020 03:25 PM

United Way & Business Leaders Launch Effort To Get Masks To Under-Resourced Schools — HanesBrands First Company To Join The Challenge

important for America’s business community to support the Mask Challenge,” said Joshua Bolten, President & CEO of the Business Roundtable. “

US Dec 9 2020 03:15 PM

Cone Denim Joins U.S. Cotton Trust Protocol Furthering Its Commitment To A More Sustainable And Transparent Cotton Supply

full transparency throughout the supply chain from cotton to finished product. U.S. Cotton Trust Protocol President Dr. Gary Adams added, “

US Dec 9 2020 12:37 AM

The Recycling Partnership Announces First Grants to Improve Polypropylene Curbside Recycling for Millions of Americans

Kroger Co. Zero Hunger | Zero Waste Foundation, Merlin Plastics, Milliken & Company, Nestlé, NextGen Consortium (Steering Committee member),

US Dec 9 2020 12:30 AM

Brookwood Companies announces leadership change

Brookwood Companies Inc., an integrated textile company and wholly owned subsidiary of the Hallwood Group LLC, has announced that Chief

US Dec 8 2020 04:12 PM

Stäubli — Innovation Driver And Long-Term Shaper Of The Swiss Machinery Landscape

standard yarns, filaments and effect yarns but also technical yarns such glass fibers for fine filter applications. In the Jacquard weaving

US Dec 8 2020 02:10 PM

Browzwear Inks Partnership with Archroma, Providing More Than 4,000 Colors to Designers

.” With the colors available through Archroma’s Color Atlas, apparel companies can make more accurate decisions before purchasing,

US Dec 8 2020 01:58 PM

HanesBrands : Recognized for Sustainability Leadership with First ‘A List' Score in CDP 2020 Climate Change Report | MarketScreener

operations for the last three years. (Photo: Business Wire) HanesBrands, one of four apparel manufacturers on the 270-member global CDP A

US Dec 8 2020 11:30 AM

Lenzing secures place on CDP's ‘A List’ for tackling climate change, as well as acting to protect forests

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

US Dec 7 2020 10:00 PM

PPE on earth and beyond

how clothing helps to mitigate the human challenges in these extreme environments, and how better design can support improvements. Clothing

US Dec 7 2020 09:41 PM

Under Armour-backed RePlay initiative gets new backing

Baltimore-based athletic apparel maker Under Armour, ESPN and the Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) announced Monday four new

HK Dec 7 2020 06:03 PM


ports. The Washington, D.C.-based National Council of Textile Organizations (NCTO) recently announced that a coalition of American fashion

US Dec 7 2020 02:21 PM

Gerber Technology Helps Gabel Basket Brigade Donate 1,000 Meals to Families in Need

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

US Dec 7 2020 12:00 PM

Standard Textile Combats Homelessness with 80,000 Showers

Standard Textile is partnering with four organizations, like LavaMaeX (pictured) to provide mobile shower services. (Photo: Standard Textile

US Dec 7 2020 10:20 AM

Under Armour TriBase Reign 2 review: workout shoes don't get much better than this

of the CrossFit games, the American company is also a proactive manufacturer of CrossFit related workout apparel and shoes. The Reebok Nano

IN Dec 7 2020 05:24 AM

NCTO suggests steps for next govt to bolster supply chain

Congress on advancing bipartisan priorities, the National Council of Textile Organisations (NCTO) has suggested four immediate steps to the

US Dec 3 2020 03:50 PM

Westex and Polartec debut Polartec Flame Resistant Collection

Two Milliken & Company textile businesses — Westex®, a leader in dual-hazard protective textiles, and Polartec®, the premium provider of

US Dec 3 2020 03:41 PM

NCTO Outlines Key Priorities for the Incoming Biden Administration and Congress to Strengthen the U.S. Supply Chain for Essential Products

. 03, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- WASHINGTON — National Council of Textile Organizations (NCTO) President and CEO Kim Glas issued a statement

US Dec 3 2020 03:41 AM

U.S. bans cotton imports from China producer XPCC citing Xinjiang 'slave labor'

for comment. The China National Textile and Apparel Council declined to comment. The China Cotton Textile Association could not immediately

US Dec 2 2020 06:05 PM

Evteks announces dates for 2021 home textiles expo

in the world as the largest manufacturer and exporter in home textile, the Turkish home textile industry has reached market volume of $13

US Dec 2 2020 05:10 PM

Supply Chains in the New Normal: Why Procurement Must Take the Lead

avoided contracting COVID-19 in California had medical facilities not faced a shortage of personal protective equipment (PPE). So often