of total solutions in the institutional textiles and apparel markets. Leveraging textile design, manufacturing, and laundry expertise, and
A year ago, Kuka Home opened a stationary upholstery factory in Monterrey, Mexico, to address special order business for some of its major
SoftWear Automation is a robotics company that wants to make T-shirts. “We want to make a billion T-shirts a year in the US, all made on
– US textile sector welcomes coronavirus relief plans
The National Council of Textile Organizations (NCTO) has welcomed proposals from the
partners,” said Chad McAllister, executive vice president of Milliken & Company and president, Textile Business. “To have Ambassador Tai on-
here in the United States,” said Aaron Petrosky, Executive Vice President of HSUS. “We’ve proven through American ingenuity and innovation
combat boot offering performance within a wider temperature range.
W. L. Gore & Associates is a global materials science company dedicated
build a truly sustainable textile industry. The pioneering Refibra™ technology involves upcycling cotton scraps from garment production and
, SC with her husband, Clint.
South Carolina Manufacturers Alliance
South Carolina Manufacturers Alliance
is the only statewide
been designed with that in mind: It allows brands, retailers and manufacturers of textile, fashion, packaging, paper, paints, to verify with
and one of the world's leading innovators in manufacturing synthetic and recycled performance fibers. Through REPREVE®, one of Unifi's
of carbon-zero TENCEL™ branded fibers, the Lenzing Group today announced the expansion of carbon-zero TENCEL™ branded fibers to REFIBRA™
-based Precision Textiles is a global supplier of coated fabrics, nonwovens and laminates for companies in the mattress, home furnishings,
be assembled in the coming weeks. Vice President of Washington Operations for the
National Cotton Council
(NCC), Reece Langley, has more
many retailers shut down affecting the demand for cotton apparel, the company was forced to shut down facilities, yet front-line medical
workers ready to do the job.
The National Council of Textile Manufacturers (NCTO) is among the organizations calling for strong procurement
,” said Jeff Morris, senior vice president, protective fabrics, Textile Division at Milliken & Company.
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This pandemic hit my business like it did everyone else. A lot of agents went out of business, a lot of speakers went out of business. A lot
information including company history, sustainability efforts, biographies for key company executives, a summary of the company’s global
are manufactured and marketed by Glen Raven Inc., a 138-year-old family-owned company based in North Carolina with operations worldwide.
processes plastic bottles for recycling into fiber. The facility also features a package dyeing operation.
The Yadkinville facility is
pillars of the company’s corporate values, which are rooted in its deep relationships with its customers.
“Our new site showcases not only
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AATCC 100th Anniversary Events.
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to circular, textile-to-textile supply systems, will support a wider range of chemical recycling options and textile manufacturing
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will be exhibiting the luxury Neoluxe™ fabric family to some of the world’s leading automotive manufacturers in partnership with the Zettl
nuances and complexities of clothes manufacturing. The Company has been refining its craft in the apparel manufacturing space for over 35
to $82 million to expand its plant in Norlina, which produces synthetic yarn used in the company’s performance fabrics. The company plans to
first six months of 2021, according to the Commerce Department’s Office of Textiles & Apparel (OTEXA).
Similar to overall apparel sourcing
with e-textile professionals from diverse backgrounds to share their experiences and challenges in developing and integrating e-textile
-Canadian apparel manufacturer Gildan Activwear Inc, reflects the company’s key priorities towards continuing its vision of ‘Making Apparel
not uniformly in favor of lifting tariffs. The National Council of Textile Organizations, which represents the American textile industry,
that with increased consumer demand, and many apparel companies are struggling to keep up with orders.
“Companies are re-evaluating how can
resources, according to a press release from the National Council of Textile Organisations (NCTO).
The US department of defense (DOD) in
prototypes for a new N95 respirator, the result of a collaboration between W. L. Gore & Associates (makers of GORE-TEX® fabrics and other
or exceeded, most expectations and offered a much-needed positive start as the textile world emerges from a rough year and a half. Here’s to
a textiles production plant that serviced the automobile industry, the facility is Precision Textiles’ first domestic manufacturing facility
Cleveland company gets federal money to boost production of coronavirus testing swabs
Wyner, CEO of Shawmut Corp., a West Bridgewater maker of advanced textiles and other materials, has been experiencing those market dynamics
Rieter and Picanol, both of which are among the world’s leading textile machinery manufacturers.
According to Luc Tack, the Picanol Group (
Gildan Activewear Inc. announced the publication of its 17th Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) report. The 2020 ESG report
as new Senior Vice President, commercial strategy. As per a Sourcing Journal report, Borges will lead the company’s global sales team and
As many industry events that serve the apparel business head back to on-site models,
Texworld New York City
maintained its virtual
Director of Industrial Sales
Kirk Fitzsimmons is the Director of Industrial Sales for Glen Raven, Inc. and has been with the company since
with the brands who have signed on. Swedish apparel-maker Houdini has been one of the first companies to embrace it, “digitizing” the zipper
At a meeting today, private sector associations from the textile, apparel and free trade zone sectors from Central America and the
held CFO roles with leading industrial and services companies as well as senior Finance roles in the chemical sector. He joins Archroma from
of today’s best-run mills—including at
, a global textile manufacturer based in Charlotte, North Carolina.
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matching large businesses with small businesses, and it is the centralized system for all federal government small business subcontracting
clean, fresh, comfortable rooms,” said Joshua Frankel, VP, Standard Textile Interiors Group. “Encircle box spring cover was developed as a
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all possible measures in this regard is a condition for our survival. As a chemical company, we are taking a thorough, step-by-step approach
Hanesbrands Inc. (HBI) said Wednesday that it will require all U.S. office employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by Oct. 15. The
Offshoring has long been important to the apparel industry, as manufacturers seek lower costs overseas — and some iconic American
Textiles: Cecil B. Lee, Standard Textile, Cincinnati, Ohio
against a glue manufacturer alleged to have falsely claimed its products were “Made in USA.”
Consistent with prior
Incorporated to understand and validate ECOFAST™ Pure Sustainable Textile Treatment as one innovation to help address these challenges. As a
fibers. The list of that fibers is mentioned below-
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to the improper use of “Made in USA” are on the horizon. Manufacturers of products that intend to market their products as “Made in USA” are
Leaders Laud Senate Passage Of Infrastructure Bill
The National Council of Textile Organizations (NCTO) issued a statement August 10
of eco-friendly products such as GreenRise the first zipper to use plant-based polyester, and NATULON Ocean Sourced zipper, made from ocean
from Cradle to Cradle.
Recycled nylon and recycled polyester are some of the repurposed fabrics the company is using to create its eco-
products decrease their sales and, because they can potentially hurt the consumer, they can also damage their brand.
guidance on a particular category of claims.
Product Origin Claims.
Companies also use “made in USA” and similar U.S. origin claims to
100 per cent domestic content for PPE to help bolster the full US production chain in the future, says Kim Glas, President and CEO.
Officer and Founder of Scaling Retail, gives a small business lecture during the MAGIC apparel show at the Las Vegas Convention Center on
of science degree in textile manufacturing and management from Clemson University.
HanesBrands makes everyday apparel that is
. Earlier this year, Cone Denim’s parent company Elevate Textiles formally joined the Sustainable Apparel Coalition to contribute data and
based Frontier Arms, said energy is a “leading cost” for textile manufacturers and the price of electricity is a key factor in the company’s
concerns about the endorsement by NBA players of Chinese sportswear companies known to use Xinjiang cotton.
The WSJ also said a House panel
labor conditions. Earlier this year, Cone Denim’s parent company Elevate Textiles formally joined the SAC to contribute data and resources
Recycled and synthetic yarn maker Unifi reported strong results for its fourth fiscal quarter of 2021, citing the return in demand for
-period as business continues to rebound.
Sales of Repreve receycled PET fibre products represented 38% of consolidated net sales, compared
The burgeoning interest in masks could be good business for West Bridgewater-based fabric manufacturer Shawmut Corp. It supplies N-95
Technical Center, one of the largest and most technologically advanced fabric finishing operations in the US, located in Burlington, North
& Coal Products. The lone reporting a decrease was Textile Mills.
The report’s key manufacturing metrics were mostly down in July.
local governments to help attract economic investment and to create jobs. Companies receive no money upfront and must meet job creation and
into fabric. The fabrics are engineered for specific markets and manufacturers. Upholstery fabric is going to be softer than awning fabric,
® polyethylene naphthalate (PEN) high performance polyester films, first manufactured at our facility in Dumfries in the United Kingdom in
announced today. The company will invest up to $82 million in Norlina.
“Companies that already do business in rural North Carolina know the
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, Ky. (WBKO) - Fruit of the Loom, a world-renowned textiles and sporting goods company headquartered in Bowling Green, KY, is expanding its
‘a positive step forward’, the National Council of Textile Organisations (NCTO) appreciated the Biden administration’s commitment to closing
face masks; provide 20 community and facility based health workers with personal protective equipment; provide more than 1,000 children with
Industrial thread company Coats will provide expertise in tailored fiber-reinforced composites for zero-waste, reduced-cost preforming.