garment workers, while also making historic investments in domestic garment manufacturing so we can not only make American, but buy American
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White Oak facility is one of two North Carolina facilities, which produce 50 percent of the company’s denim.
’ needs,” said Scott Tesser, CEO of Precision Textiles.
Precision opened the 160,000-square-foot facility in Troy – its first domestic
exciting time for our great association,” said IFAI Chairman Amy Bircher. “President and CEO Steve Schiffman and his staff have worked hard
By partnering with Sustana, the leading manufacture of sustainably produced premium recycled fiber and paper, Sonoco validated the idea
needs,” Steve Rooney, Teijin Automotive Technologies CEO, and general manager of Teijin’s Composites Business Unit, notes. “This site near
with partner companies.
Fibre pulp recycling is also being explored. Fibrous material in nonwovens, and particularly used clothing, can be
and ensuring equitable compensation for garment workers, while also making historic investments in domestic garment manufacturing so we can
TSG Finishing LLC
ihas begun phase one of its project to modernize all of its primary textile finishing equipment.
TSG currently relies on
& Co., once a textile company, is a global manufacturing enterprise with a wide range of capabilities across the textile, flooring, chemical
more natural, environmentally sensitive products,” said Scott Tesser, CEO of Precision Textiles. “This certification is yet another step in
cotton-like aesthetic but with no elastane at all so you can mechanically recycle that garment and get the polyester back out and the cotton
Winston-Salem-based HanesBrands Inc. is making progress on sustainability goals the company hopes to reach by the end of the decade, but
from the State of Indiana, Huntington County, and the Huntington community.”
Teijin Automotive Technologies and its parent company Teijin
, long-lasting textile products,” said Dhirendra Gautam, Senior Director, Global Market Strategy and Innovation, Huntsman Textile Effects.
to 3.80 MMT. All three of IVL’s business segments grew as the company’s leading global position benefited overall in an environment of
Standard Textile, headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio, has been selected as a 2022 US Best Managed Company, in a programme sponsored by
of shipments for U.S. textiles and apparel was $64.4 billion in 2020.
U.S. exports of fiber, textiles and apparel were $25.4 billion in
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19 at the Georgia World Conference Center in downtown Atlanta, Georgia, USA. Visitors are welcome to stop by our booth on the show floor (
in communities. In 2021, the company met its goal of supporting 80,000 showers by year end through
Standard Textile Cares
, its national
— TSG Finishing LLC is pleased to announce it has begun phase 1 of its project to modernize all of its primary textile finishing equipment.
to manufacturing personal protective equipment. Others, like Oregon-based Pendleton Woolen Mills, focused on selling products that were in
in a row, Aurora Specialty Textiles Group has won awards for outstanding business and manufacturing practices from the Valley Industrial
to hit rock bottom regardless of the Section 301 tariffs.”
Posted: May 4, 2022
Source: National Council of Textile Organizations (NCTO)
reflecting on the past year and setting intentions for the future. For HanesBrands Inc., however, April is that time. That’s because this
The new Pendleton Woolen Mills store opens Wednesday at the Willamette Heritage Center in southeast Salem. (Ron Cooper/Salem Reporter)
are now doing even more to protect the planet” said Leland Weaver, President, DuPont Water & Protection. “Procuring renewable energy credits
TRB Lightweight Structures
The South Carolina Manufacturers Alliance has elected Chuck Hall, president and CEO of Barnet, as the next chair of the organization’s board
are working toward 100% sustainably-sourced cotton and 100% renewable energy in owned and operated facilities by 2025. Levi’s has saved 4.2
Milliken, visit careers.milliken.com.
Milliken & Company is a global manufacturing leader whose focus on materials science
make us uniquely Milliken,” shares Halsey Cook, president and CEO of Milliken & Company, in a
. “We embrace not only our ability
Milliken & Company Tracks Progress on Sustainability Initiatives in Fourth Annual Sustainability Report
Source: Milliken & Company
Sustainability Report. Elevate Textiles and its distinguished brands including American & Efird (A&E), Burlington, Cone Denim, Gütermann,
, researchers from the College of Natural Resources and the Wilson College of Textiles have developed a process that could someday solve
Milliken & Company is a global company whose expertise in research, design, and manufacturing is seen in some 18,000 different products
areas defined by the company as “People, Planet and Product.”
Inc., which makes everyday apparel under brands such as Hanes,
, tactical, medical, commercial and apparel expertise, MMI Textiles Inc. expanded its operations to accommodate growth and future endeavors.
creating a circular economy,” said Asako Yoshioka, vice president of sustainability at YKK Corp. “Sustainability has been part of YKK’s DNA
American apparel company HanesBrands Inc. released on Monday its 2021 Sustainability Summary Report outlining progress and plans towards
certified carbon neutral lyocell fiber in the world.
What makes it more sustainable?
Plain and simple, it is “Lenzing know how."
a commitment to building a more sustainable business, as well as investment in the company’s associates.
HanesBrands continues to monitor
Alemdar, president of Sabancı Holding Industry Group and chairman of the board of directors at Kordsa. He highlights the company’s progress.
Spartanburg, SC, April 25, 2022
Milliken & Company has published its fourth annual Sustainability Report, a key reporting component in
the new dyestuff at scale.
Archroma emerged as the ideal partner as the company is well known for its expertise in indigo manufacturing and
, from seed breeding and production to biomass harvest and extraction. The company has been selling its US grown indigo to denim mills since
and a portfolio with applications across the textile, flooring, chemical and healthcare businesses, the company harnesses a shared sense of
textiles such as organic cotton blends and Tencel; Earth-Sense, which features earthy tones and natural fibers such as cotton and hemp:
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by leading a nationwide enterprise for advanced fiber and fabric manufacturing innovation, enabling revolutionary new system capabilities
for the US Navy, under the direction of the Navy Clothing and Textile Research Facility, Natick MA, is the feature story on the cover of the
generated by the Program,” he adds.
The Cotton Board contracted with Forecasting & Business Analytics, LLC – a firm with significant
place Jan. 12-13, 2023.
The company said it is pleased to welcome back Mohawk Carpet Distribution and Daltile who will be joined alongside
, a global manufacturer of premium
, has introduced Sensil ByNature, which it said significantly
To add to the apparel industry’s woes, companies importing apparel and other textile products into the US market which
saw growth – with furniture among them.
“Business continues to be strong, with incoming sales higher but still combating labor and material
Gildan Activewear Inc.
published this content on
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of a better way to create sustainable cotton clothing. We can trace our cotton from farm to finished product. Cotton farmers can deliver on
businesses,” Hinks believes, and can offer “tremendous opportunity for startup companies both domestic and for international businesses to
$2.8 Million awarded for manufacturing innovation initiative
New momentum for smart textiles
Smart Fabrics Summit convenes in late March
details a proposed relationship between the two companies that would see Hexcel supply Archer with carbon fiber and resin systems known as
— April 11, 2022 — Today’s textile markets are highly competitive, throughout the entire value chain from fiber to fabric. Customers expect
filaments and staple fibers production, and gradually will expand the scope to include weaved and dyed textiles products. The company also
Co., Ltd., the Teijin Group’s fibers and products converting company, has
an eco-friendly staple polyester nanofiber that offers
an important component for enabling new circular business models,” said Terry Tsukumo, vice president of YKK Corporation’s Global Marketing
the launch of a collaboration with the University of North Carolina Greensboro (UNCG) and its Consumer, Apparel, and Retail Studies (CARS)
• Fusing, Setting and Manufacturing Preparation
• Textile Machinery
• Textile Finishing
Adam Goldstein, Archer co-founder and co-CEO.
Hexcel is a leading supplier of carbon fiber, honeycomb, and other composite materials for
of wood-based specialty fibers has released its sustainability report 2021
The report emphasizes the company’s focus on carefully
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ESCAMBIA COUNTY, Fla. -- Ascend Performance Materials plans to host a community meeting Thursday to speak about a
used in textile manufacturing plants. Laboratory curriculum content relies heavily on the Manufacturing and Textile Innovation Network (MTIN
40 million as humanitarian assistance from the Teijin Group in support of the many people suffering in Ukraine in addition to JPY 10 million
Teijin has developed an adaptive knitted fabric that responds to perspiration by changing its structure three-dimensionally, which increases
small business-oriented classes that provided the basic skills needed to start her first business — a children’s outdoor clothing company
for Gildan’s textile capacity expansion plans in Central America and the Caribbean.
Charlotte, N.C.-based clothing and apparel company
newly recycled fibers. These new recycled fibers will then be spun or extruded into cotton, polyester, poly/cotton, and Refibra™ blended
El Salvador with new capital expenditures. Gildan, an apparel company with 10 yarn spinning facilities in the U.S. employing 2,300 workers,
according to the company.
To evaluate G-Vent, Hexcel completed a test program with
Q.I. Composites Srl
(Piverone, Italy), a company that
The Fashion Act would apply to all those global apparel/footwear manufacturers and retail sellers that (
) “do business in
, Refibra content includes upcycled cotton scraps from garment production along with sustainably produced Tencel lyocell fibers.
& Company brand and the premium creator of innovative and sustainable textile solutions. As a now vertically integrated global manufacturer,
cars, modified for special needs drivers.
Workers at Ascend Performance Materials in Pensacola did the work.
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the transformation of the nonwovens business into a truly global portfolio that contributes greatly to Lenzing’s overall business growth.
started reshoring in early 2020, but the pandemic slowed down things. Fiber Industries factory is bringing back good-paying jobs to the area
Ascend Performance Materials
(Houston) has reached an agreement to acquire Formulated Polymers Ltd., a leading engineered materials
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HanesBrands Inc. has been recognized as one of the 2022 World’s Most Ethical Companies for the second year in a row by Ethisphere, an
of the agreement were not disclosed.
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used as a blending partner to recycled cotton to enhance garment’s circular story and provide added textile strength.
Lenzing has continued
”, “Forward” or “Go beyond”, which all summarize Joe Nimble’s positioning perfectly.
Posted: March 18, 2022
Source: Huntsman Corporation
company says more than 80 billion clothing items are produced each year generating more than 16 million tons of textile waste.
as well as Hanes and Alternative Apparel, will focus on designing and manufacturing Villanova apparel and expanding the retail footprint in
WASHINGTON — March 17, 2022 — The National Council of Textile Organizations (NCTO), in conjunction with regional textile industry
Brand & Performance Textile Specialties. “This new breakthrough innovation by Archroma helps us and our partners in the textile and fashion
confidence in our ability to meet that demand,” Thierry Merlot, Hexcel president, aerospace for Europe, MEA/AP & Industrial said at the
similar aspects of a career in textiles.
The Rising Professionals Interest Group desires to be the AATCC “home” for individuals new to the