Hyman Brickle & Son Inc., doing business as Northwest Woolen Mills, Woonsocket, Rhode Island, has been awarded a $9,736,800 firm-fixed-price, definite quantity contract for extreme cold weather parkas. This was a competitive acquisition with two responses received. This is an eight-month contract
In advance of the National Council of Textile Organization’s 16th Annual Meeting, eTextileCommunications.com caught up with NCTO Chairman Marty Moran, CEO of Jefferson, Ga.-based Buhler Quality Yarns Corp. His responses to questions submitted by eTC’s Devin Steele are below. NCTO’s annual meeting
The Sewn Products Equipment and Suppliers of the Americas (SPESA) hosted its ninth Advancements in Manufacturing Technologies Conference on February 27, bringing together a group of leaders on the frontline of manufacturing to discuss the current and future state of innovations in the sewn products industry.
The timing of the release of the President’s 2019 Trade Policy Agenda — two weeks before the NCTO Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C. — couldn’t be better. Policy-makers from the highest levels of the Administration will be present to speak to NCTO members, and also, to hear from NCTO members about
Army Brig. Gen Mark Simerly and Clothing and Textiles supply chain senior leaders hosted industry representatives to encourage open and candid dialogue about the parties’ integrated mission of warfighter support, Simerly said. Simerly referenced the campaign plan to illustrate how industry
bids because things change so quickly, and they can control their needs better.”
The winning bidders provide the military the clothing for a set price. Fabric is shipped to companies like Golden, who use state-of-the-art equipment to cu
The National Council of Textile Organizations (NCTO) is pleased to announce the appointment Kimberly Glas as the organization’s new President & CEO, effective April 29th of this year. Ms. Glas will succeed Augustine “Auggie” D. Tantillo, who previously announced his intention to step down from the
Commerce Secretary Wilbur L. Ross says, "[Under the] WTO's "Most Favored Nation" rule, we do not have the ability to vary tariff rates in order to directly match or offset the tariffs or non-tariff barriers of one country or another," in promoting the The U.S. Reciprocal Trade Act introduced in the House of Representatives this week...
NCTO supports the ongoing Trump administration’s Section 301 case against China’s intellectual property abuses, testifying on and submitting written comments documenting the damaging effects of China’s IP theft on U.S. textile manufacturers. In doing so, NCTO advised placing tariffs on finished
Augustine “Auggie” D. Tantillo, President & CEO of the National Council of Textile Organizations, has announced his intention to retire from his position later this year. Tantillo has enjoyed a 38-year, multifaceted career in the Washington policy arena, most of which involved direct representation
GreenFields' game-changing IRONTURF technology is revolutionizing the turf industry. Engineered specifically for football and other high-impact sports, IRONTURF provides unmatched playability, durability and safety—all without sacrificing a high-quality look and feel. IRONTURF is a 50/50 woven
The past year and a half has been heady times for Hickory, N.C.-based Supreme Corporation and its Volt Smart Yarns division. After debuting Volt at the 2017 IFAI Expo in New Orleans, the manufacturer has seemingly had one milestone after another. At the most recent IFAI Expo in Dallas, the company
SALT LAKE CITY, Jan. 31, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- This month Rock West Composites (RWC) announces the acquisition of new equipment and manufacturing space as it expands its filament winding operations as part of their strategic growth. RWC expanded into a third manufacturing bay at their building
The Textile Technology Center at Gaston College works with clients and partners in the textile industry on product development, sample production and laboratory testing, provide cutting-edge solutions to fiber producers, textile and apparel manufacturers and retailers with highly specialized needs.
New research and innovations in cotton address the immediate needs of the industry. In a meeting here organized by the Memphis-based The Cotton Board this week, about 65 people participated to discuss about the present and the future of cotton research and development.
Now in its second year, Unifi, Inc.’s Champions of Sustainability awards continue to recognize brands, retailers and textile partners that demonstrate the shared goal of making our planet a better place to live.
be more plastic tonnage in the ocean than fish.”
The company is building a prototype textile mill in Peoria which will be a model for what
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