Textiles in the News

US May 28 2020 10:55 AM

Stop the Synthetics: Consumers Want Technical, Natural Fiber Activewear

Additional relevant information can be found at CottonLifestyleMonitor.com. Cotton Incorporated is a global resource for all...

US May 27 2020 06:27 PM

COVID-19: The Textile Industry Responds To PPE Shortage

is not a good position to be in. The role that NCTO [National Council of Textile Organizations] has played in securing...

US May 26 2020 10:58 PM

Milliken & Company Finalizes Acquisition of Borchers

Spartanburg, South Carolina-based Milliken & Company, a diversified manufacturer with extensive materials science expertise, has...

US May 26 2020 09:15 PM

Cotton Council International Pushes ‘Supply Chain Transparency’ as Latest SAC Member

The Cotton Council International (CCI) has joined the Sustainable Apparel Coalition (SAC) and will use the group’s sustainability

US May 22 2020 09:23 AM

Maine Voices: Maine manufacturing highlights importance of domestic supply chain

have avoided losing business to the Chinese government’s grand plans. Auburn Manufacturing, based in Auburn and Mechanic Falls,...

US May 22 2020 05:33 AM

Plant tour: Hexcel, Salt Lake City, Utah, U.S.

for the first time entered the business of carbon fiber manufacturing. Hercules, for its part, began carbon...

US May 21 2020 07:55 PM

US seeking industry cooperation on future medical supplies - news - Grande

of Homeland Security to increase the amount of personal protective equipment it buys from American companies. The aim is...

US May 21 2020 03:01 PM

Homtex rises to meet the pandemic crisis

Cullman, Ala. – Being a domestic manufacturer of home textiles products has always been a defining characteristic – and...

US May 20 2020 07:52 PM

Road ahead for recycled PET markets complicated by coronavirus-induced supply disruptions

, other sources of the resin typically bound for sheet or fiber are surging as manufacturing of those products has...

US May 20 2020 04:18 PM

Polartec’s Latest Innovation Is Made From an Old Classic

basics in creating an enhanced fleece construction made from luxe merino wool. The company chose the natural,… This...

US May 19 2020 01:35 PM

Indorama Ventures Continues To Help Communities In More Countries Fighting COVID-19

the USA. The latest contributions through its facilities worldwide include: Auriga Polymers Inc., a manufacturer of polyester...

GB May 19 2020 10:48 AM

World of Wipes conference now has virtual option

the highly relevant program content,” said Dave Rousse, INDA President. “Virtual participants will hear and see each speaker’s...

US May 18 2020 06:31 PM

Report: U.S. Government Devising Strategy to Secure Supply Chains Away from China

campaign. Depending on China for personal protective equipment (PPE) and drug manufacturing has government officials...

US May 18 2020 05:25 PM

Truetzschler ‘s My Mill — The All-In-One Platform For Mill Management

a spinning mill pays off in no time? The current crisis forced many companies to push their digital...

US May 15 2020 01:01 PM

ASI Developing Secure Sheep And Wool Supply Plan

The American Sheep Industry Association is in the process of developing a Secure Sheep and Wool Supply plan. ASI Executive...

GB May 15 2020 10:03 AM

Picanol produces 100,000th rapier weaving machine

of manufacturing rapier weaving machines in 2020 and this, the company says, reaffirms the leading role Picanol plays in...

US May 14 2020 07:56 PM

64% of manufacturers say reshoring is likely following pandemic: survey

auto parts suppliers idle. European apparel companies have been less likely than North American companies to...

Gildan Responds to Increased Demand for Masks and Re-Opens Two Additional Facilities

.ly/3dIvjK8 @gildancorp KEYWORDS: Gildan, Gildan Activewear, Gildan activewear inc., Health, biosecurity, mask, Face Masks,...

US May 14 2020 05:25 PM

Indorama Ventures donation supports communities in Spartanburg, SC & Charlotte, NC

next year to the United Way. Mr. Avnish Madan, VP Operations at Auriga Polymers, a subsidiary of Indorama Ventures, said,...

US May 14 2020 01:00 PM

Fall River company Bolger & O’Hearn donates 400 pounds of sanitizer to Lifespan hospitals

addition, employees at B&O are making masks from test fabric that has been treated at the plant with B&O’s high powered...

US May 12 2020 08:32 PM

Customs Releases Textile Enforcement Statistics

CBP) recognizes the importance of textile trade and the critical need for enforcement in this sector. Textile and...

US May 12 2020 07:33 PM

State works with manufacturers to make supplies

. TFERM has partnered with the N.C. Manufacturing Extension Partnership, Carolina Textile District, and the Economic...

US May 12 2020 04:17 PM

'We are too dependent on foreign supply chains, mainly China' for PPE

at the coronavirus pandemic. Kim Glad, The National Council of Textile Organizations President and CEO joins Yahoo Finance to...

US May 12 2020 01:26 AM

AATCC announces Future Leaders Award winners

a member of AATCC since 2008. She is textile chemist at Cotton Incorporated in North Carolina. Lee previously...

GB May 11 2020 10:30 AM

AATCC hosts PPE testing webinar series

Textile Chemists and Colorists (AATCC), the Association continues to evolve to meet the needs of those in the ever-changing...

US May 7 2020 06:25 PM

Are Americans buying products produced in forced Chinese labor camps?

former detainees are being forced to work in food and textile production and other manufacturing. WHAT TO KNOW ABOUT US...

US May 7 2020 04:00 PM

Vidalia Mills Announces New Joint-Venture with Keep It Here to Make Surgical Masks and Gowns

in a new cleanroom facility under construction at the Vidalia Mills plant and will utilize nonwoven and other...

US May 6 2020 03:11 AM

Plains Cotton Cooperative plans new Clearwater facility

Plains Cotton Cooperative Association has purchased land and will soon begin construction for a new 470,000 square-foot cotton...

DE May 4 2020 11:25 PM

Corona crisis: Gerber Technology created a Global PPE Task Force

, and Zilingo. Kim Glas, President and CEO of the National Council of Textile Organizations (NCTO): “The Gerber Team’s...

IN May 2 2020 07:41 AM

NCTO urges govt to institute 'Buy American' policy for PPE

The National Council of Textile Organisations (NCTO) recently urged the government to institute a ‘Buy American’ policy...

US May 1 2020 01:27 AM

The work of protecting humans just got more important

members during this crisis. IFAI along with the National Council of Textile Organizations (NCTO) and Association of the...

US May 1 2020 01:27 AM

Market watch: The specialty fabrics industry responds to COVID-19

COVID-19 Supplier Directory. IFAI along with the National Council of Textile Organizations (NCTO) and Association of the...

US Apr 30 2020 05:48 PM

Burlington Medical Fabrics, Proven Advanced Protection For More Than 40 Years

to leading PPE manufacturers globally,” says Nelson Bebo, Vice President Sales . “We take protection and our...

US Apr 30 2020 03:04 PM

DAK invests $32M in PET recycling expansion in Indiana

Recycling LLC, in a joint venture with carpet maker Shaw Industries Group. That facility, which the...

US Apr 30 2020 11:30 AM

Kim Glas on working with White House to help companies manufacture personal protective equipment

National Council of Textile Organizations president and CEO Kim Glas on helping companies repurpose factories during the...

IN Apr 30 2020 07:50 AM

NCTO, textile executives back Jul implementation of USMCA

the necessary final procedural steps, the National Council of Textile Organisations (NCTO) said recently. “We commend...

GB Apr 30 2020 07:30 AM

Gerber announces PPE Retooling Package

produce high-quality, sustainable products that are effective, and help companies retool as quickly as possible for maximum...

US Apr 30 2020 01:27 AM

AATCC offers free test methods to aid in the pandemic response

details. AATCC is a not-for-profit association serving textile professionals since 1921. Headquartered in Research Triangle Park,...

US Apr 29 2020 09:15 PM

Trump trade office puts Amazon on list of 'notorious markets' where pirated goods sold

big shipping companies. Last October, the American Apparel & Footwear Association urged the trade representative to add...

US Apr 29 2020 05:06 PM

USTR Releases Annual Special 301 Report on Intellectual Property Protection and Review of Notorious Markets for Counterfeiting and Piracy

On April 29, 2020, The Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) released its annual Special 301 Report on the...

US Apr 29 2020 02:54 PM

HanesBrands Begins Production of Medical Gowns in Addition to Cloth Face Coverings to Supplement Personal Protection Supply During COVID-19 Pandemic

manufacturing capacity to meet surging demand for face masks and other garments from consumers, retailers and...

US Apr 28 2020 04:25 PM

NCTO, Textile Executives Back July 1 Implementation of USMCA

our advantage.” Greenwood Mills, a family-owned textile company in Greenwood, S.C., has converted its...

US Apr 28 2020 02:22 PM

Hanes Hosiery Donates Leggings to GLAM4GOOD to Assist Homeless Shelters in New York City

: OTHER PHILANTHROPY TEXTILES SPECIALTY PHILANTHROPY FASHION MANUFACTURING FOUNDATION RETAIL SOURCE: HanesBrands...

US Apr 27 2020 07:51 PM

Associated Food Stores Getting 37K Cloth Face Masks

FEMA), the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and apparel company Hanes, with the support of FMI – the Food...

AU Apr 27 2020 01:23 AM

Truetzschler's TC 19i card gains popularity in major textile markets

per cent at a production of 90 kg/h Badsha Textiles is a leading textile conglomerate and producer of a range of high-quality...

US Apr 25 2020 10:10 PM

USMCA To Enter Into Force July 1 After United States Takes Final Procedural Steps For Implementation

entry into force is a landmark achievement in that effort. Under President Trump’s leadership, USTR will continue working to...

AU Apr 25 2020 01:49 AM

Texworld USA summer to go online

time this July. The event, in addition to Messe Frankfurt's Apparel Sourcing USA and Home Textiles Sourcing Expo, will take place...

US Apr 24 2020 10:36 PM

Manufacturers Implement COVID-19 Relief Efforts

1,000 gowns or more a day. Standard Textile Pivots Production To Make PPE And Products For Healthcare Workers Standard...

Meet the People Behind PPE-Production at Gildan

.ly/2KmG5Jk @gildancorp @Fash_Rev KEYWORDS: Gildan, Gildan Activewear, Gildan activewear inc., COVID-19, coronavirus, Health,...

US Apr 24 2020 10:35 AM

Carolina Cotton Works helping meet the demand for PPE

in demand for those fabrics. “All that apparel business stopped,” said Carolina Cotton Works President...

US Apr 23 2020 12:23 AM

The COVID Crisis: Mayor de Blasio Announces New Partnership To Manufacture 400,000 Hospital Gowns

Trade and Manufacturing Policy, private companies and the National Council of Textile Organizations to secure the fabric for New...

US Apr 22 2020 09:08 PM

Cleveland company approved to make swabs for coronavirus testing

750 people in Cleveland, is a subsidiary of a North Carolina-based textile company, Parkdale Mills, Inc. In a March...

US Apr 22 2020 02:36 PM

Indorama Ventures Aids Communities in 8 Countries Battling COVID-19

Vice President and Head of Corporate Communication and Sustainable at Indorama Ventures said. Indorama Ventures is a...

US Apr 22 2020 04:33 AM

Unifi Names Edmund Ingle as Chief Executive Officer

, Twitter and Instagram. REPREVE® is a trademark of Unifi, Inc. REPREVE® is a trademark of Unifi, Inc. View original...

AU Apr 22 2020 01:44 AM

The LYCRA Company to showcase stretch, performance innovations at Kingpins 24

. The latest development includes LYCRA EcoMade fiber developed partly using pre-consumed material. The fiber fulfils the...

US Apr 21 2020 11:33 PM

Pendleton Woolen Mills Announces Zion National Park Blanket and Contributions to the National Park Foundation

park community at www.nationalparks.org. ABOUT PENDLETON WOOLEN MILLS Pendleton Woolen Mills is a heritage lifestyle...

US Apr 21 2020 04:37 PM

Experience Gore's High-Tech Fabric Technologies

. Perhaps best known for its waterproof and breathable GORE-TEX fabric, the company's portfolio features a diverse array...

IN Apr 21 2020 01:54 PM

US AAFA welcomes order for duty deferral, NCTO concerned

survive the COVID-19 crisis. The National Council of Textile Organisations (NCTO), however, expressed concern over the...

US Apr 21 2020 12:00 PM

Durable water repellents in demand for use with PPE

, has remained open to provide textile manufacturers with the chemistries needed to make PPE and other textile end...

GB Apr 21 2020 08:42 AM

Observations from the IFAI’s Virtual Smart Textile Summit

acknowledged the challenge in bringing together textile and non-textile processes. The ‘metavertical’ apparel...

US Apr 21 2020 08:38 AM

Lubrizol contributes to Nikes efforts to make full-face shields for front line medical workers

elements of the brand's footwear and apparel, including TPU. Lubrizols innovation team quickly evaluated materials,...

GB Apr 20 2020 06:27 PM

U.S. Cotton develops polyester swab for coronavirus diagnostic testing

Parkdale Mills subsidiary U.S. Cotton, America’s largest manufacturer of cotton swabs, has joined in an effort with the...

US Apr 20 2020 05:42 PM

The LYCRA Company To Showcase Sustainable Solutions At Kingpins 24 Livestream Event

20, 2020 — The LYCRA Company, a global leader in developing innovative fiber and technology solutions for the...

US Apr 20 2020 11:34 AM

Textile industry retrenches after mill closures, show cancellations, PPE demands

to manufacture PPE,” said Chad McAllister, president of the Milliken Textile Division and executive vice...

US Apr 20 2020 08:47 AM

White House orders Puritan to make swabs under Defense Production Act

their own samples for coronavirus diagnostic testing at home. One company making those swabs, U.S. Cotton, says they...

US Apr 19 2020 06:25 AM

Textile Firms Join Forces to Churn Out Medical Equipment

Kim Glas, president and CEO of the trade group the National Council of Textile Organizations, said the informal partnership that...

US Apr 17 2020 02:18 PM

IFAI announces hiring of Fred Chuck as GMA executive director

, N.C., where he served as the vice president of sales, marketing and business development. Chuck recently...

US Apr 17 2020 07:52 AM

Under Armour Hires Industry Veteran Collier as CPO

her new role on April 27 and report to Patrik Frisk, Under Armour’s president and CEO. “Lisa is an exciting addition to...

US Apr 16 2020 03:33 PM

GORE® STA-PURE Flexible Freeze Container Receives Medicine Maker Innovation Award

important contribution to the pharmaceutical industry." About Gore W. L. Gore & Associates is a global materials science company...

US Apr 16 2020 02:21 PM

DuPont increases PPE production to support COVID-19 relief

apparel, and we believe that working with other companies to convert their existing cut-and-sew manufacturing...

US Apr 16 2020 02:04 PM

Beverly Knits organizes U.S. textile, garment producers for face mask production

Companies on the Beverly Knits team include: Clover Knits, Contempora Fabrics, Carolina Cotton...

US Apr 15 2020 09:57 PM

Delta Apparel making masks at Fayetteville plant

per week, said Delta Apparel CEO Bob Humphreys. The National Council of Textile Organizations has for a few weeks now been...

US Apr 15 2020 09:41 PM

Greensboro Fabric Company Helps Healthcare Workers Across the Country

GREENSBORO, N.C. – Precision Fabrics Group has made protective fabrics for years, and now its product is helping thousands of...

US Apr 15 2020 06:31 PM

DuPont de Nemours : Sells Tyvek Fabric to Other Clothing Makers to Boost Gown Supply

the availability of Tyvek PPE." DuPont manufactures the nonwoven fabric under the brand Tyvek at its...

US Apr 15 2020 02:53 PM

Under Armour appoints Lisa Collier as Chief Product Officer

, EVP, president Dockers, and chief transformation officer. Earlier in her career, Collier held positions at Tarrant...

US Apr 14 2020 08:01 PM

SnugZ USA, Gildan Activewear Rise To Meet The Increasing Need For PPE

. This initiative includes manufacturing the required textile for the production of these masks. Moreover, the...

US Apr 14 2020 04:28 PM

Beverly Knits Collaborates To Make Face Masks

curve on COVID-19.” Companies on the Beverly Knits team include: Clover Knits ; Contempora Fabrics;...

US Apr 14 2020 04:19 PM

Siemens gas turbines selected for upgrade project with Ascend Performance Materials

facility in Decatur, Alabama. This project will allow Ascend Performance Materials to retire assets that currently provide process...

PK Apr 14 2020 02:36 PM

US textile industries producing PPE NCTO11

the high demand for such products, the National Council of Textile Organisations (NCTO) said recently. “Coordinating...

US Apr 14 2020 11:21 AM

Hexcel materials, distribution partner selected for Gunboat 68 yacht

properties of composite materials are derived primarily from the fiber reinforcement. Fiber types, their manufacture,...

GB Apr 14 2020 10:04 AM

Unifi salutes customers supplying frontlines in COVID-19 fight

said Ron Roach, President of Contempora Fabrics. “Only in the American textile industry will you find the ingenuity to solve a...

US Apr 13 2020 06:50 PM

US Textile Industry Unites to Produce PPE for the Front Lines

In factories across the U.S., textile companies have been retooling production, sometimes virtually overnight, to produce...

US Apr 13 2020 04:00 PM

Alabama companies pivot to produce supplies for health care workers

. Beyond that, clothing designers, textile manufacturers, breweries and a host of other companies across...

US Apr 13 2020 03:14 PM

Textile Industry Unites to Produce PPE for the Nation

Caudle, president and ceo of Unifi. “At Unifi, we’re proud to play a part in the fight by providing the fiber...

US Apr 13 2020 01:28 PM

Under Armour supplies much-needed face masks for Johns Hopkins Health System

of hand sanitizer for health system employees. "Once again, Kevin Plank and Under Armour are doing all they can to help us,"...

AU Apr 11 2020 01:28 AM

Unifi supplies yarns & fibers to PPE manufacturers

and synthetic yarns, is supplying yarns and fibres to more than 100 companies that are producing the masks, gowns, and other...

US Apr 10 2020 07:52 PM

Companies changing their businesses to combat COVID-19

Fruit of the Loom, SanMar, Beverly Knits, and the National Council of Textile Organizations. Together, the group of companies plan...

US Apr 10 2020 03:00 PM

Government bottleneck holds back N-95 mask production

said. NCTO mask update: Last month, the National Council of Textile Organizations announced domestic producers were beginning...

IN Apr 10 2020 10:29 AM

Unifi supplies yarns & fibres to make PPE for COVID-19

every day to combat the COVID-19 outbreak. Only in the American textile industry will you find the ingenuity to solve a mask...

US Apr 10 2020 05:32 AM

Atlanta company switches to making PPE for hospitals

anywhere." The specialty fabric used for the gowns, BioSmart by Milliken & Company, has arrived and production is underway. The...

AU Apr 10 2020 01:48 AM

Textile industry unites to produce PPE for Convid-19 patients

The National Council of Textile Organizations (NCTO), representing the full spectrum of U.S. textiles from fiber through...

US Apr 9 2020 08:47 PM

IFAI launches COVID-19 PPE Supplier Directory

Association International (IFAI), along with The National Council of Textile Organizations (NCTO) and Association of the...

US Apr 9 2020 07:58 PM

Textile Industry Unites to Play Critical Role for the Nation’s Production of PPE Products

inspiration. It is all about surviving this together.” Schneider Mills “Schneider Mills has been very active in...

US Apr 9 2020 05:06 AM

U.S. Textile Mill Wearbest Weavers Develops PPE Textiles

workers.” Wearbest’s entire supply chain is compliant with the Berry Amendment. From raw materials to finished product,...

US Apr 8 2020 10:40 PM

TRSA Reports: Textile industry focusing on medical garments amid COVID-19 pandemic

alongside them, supplying the medical-grade, protective textiles they need." Milliken is manufacturing these critical...

US Apr 8 2020 10:23 PM

Coronavirus Update: Gildan, Adidas, Deckers, Backcountry

with a consortium of major apparel and textile companies. The fabric and designs have been provided by...

US Apr 8 2020 04:51 PM

Hanesbrands Takes Actions To Navigate COVID-19 Pandemic, Preserve Cash And Strengthen Long-Term Market Position

. Of the more than 320 million masks the company expects to make, approximately 10 million have been delivered...

US Apr 8 2020 04:31 PM

Gildan Activewear To Start Producing Personal Protective Equipment To Help Slow The Spread Of COVID-19

the imprintables channel to support a cooperative consortium of major apparel and textile companies to help...