Textiles in the News

GB Feb 20 2020 11:03 AM

Milliken sponsors National Geographic Circular Economy Forum

from most of the trash we now discard.” Milliken & Company President and CEO Halsey M. Cook will participate in...

US Feb 20 2020 10:55 AM

Cotton Incorporated Celebrates 50 Years Promoting Textile Innovation

that has the Seal of Cotton, according to a Cotton Council International (CCI) and Cotton Incorporated Seal of Cotton...

US Feb 20 2020 04:02 AM

Gore returns to 100 Best Companies to Work For list

W.L. Gore has returned to the ranks of the 100 Best Companies to Work Forlist The Newark company, a mainstay on the list published...

US Feb 20 2020 12:26 AM

Gildan receives sustainability recognition

the top scores in the Textiles, Apparel and Luxury Goods industry. Gildan is the only North American company to be...

US Feb 19 2020 05:25 PM

Textile Articles on February, 2020, List of China 301 Exclusions

of exclusions, of which eight relate to textile articles-- 9) Fabrics wholly of cotton, unbleached, plain...

US Feb 19 2020 04:08 PM

If we lose our snowcapped mountains, how will we shred?

of marketing at Polartec, which has recently been acquired by Milliken & Company. Polartec didn’t stop innovating at fleece,...

US Feb 19 2020 06:34 AM

Polartec announces latest Power Air technology

than the initial product, according to a Knitting Industry article. Encapsulated lofted fibers within a multilayer,...

US Feb 18 2020 03:47 PM

Gore Named a Fortune 100 Best Company to Work For®

SOURCE W. L. Gore & Associates NEWARK, Del., Feb. 18, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- W. L. Gore & Associates - a materials science...

US Feb 18 2020 01:34 PM

Federal Trade Commission Proposes to Add Seven New Generic Fiber Names

for generic fiber names. The proposed amendment should reduce compliance costs and increase flexibility for firms providing...

US Feb 18 2020 12:26 AM

Ascend to purchase businesses

Ascend Performance Materials, a producer of polyamide 66 resin, has signed an agreement to purchase Poliblend and Esseti Plast GD...

US Feb 17 2020 10:43 AM

SYFA Conference Attracts Near-Record Attendance

Inc., Milliken & Company, National Council of Textile Organizations, Techtextil North America, and Unifi...

US Feb 17 2020 10:42 AM

How Will Robots Transform The U.S. Textiles Industry?

offers new production draws. According to the Washington-based National Council of Textile Organizations (NCTO), the U.S....

US Feb 17 2020 10:35 AM

Pendleton Woolen Mills Announces Formation Of Outerwear Division

Pendleton Woolen Mills, Portland, Ore., has formed an outerwear division after re-acquiring its outerwear license from Item House...

US Feb 17 2020 10:21 AM

REFIBRA™: Sustainable Lyocell Production

, vice president, global business management textiles, Lenzing AG, is focused on scaling-up new textile...

US Feb 15 2020 06:15 AM

Vidalia Denim begins producing denim, hiring workers

Mills is finalizing arrangements to create a garment-processing center that will be located at the facility that uses...

US Feb 13 2020 04:03 PM

Ascend To Purchase Compounding And Masterbatch Businesses Of Poliblend And Esseti Plast

HOUSTON — February 12, 2020 — Ascend Performance Materials, the largest fully integrated producer of polyamide 66 resin, announced...

US Feb 13 2020 02:39 PM

Unifi Announces Recipients of Third Annual REPREVE® Champions of Sustainability Awards

Instagram. REPREVE® is a trademark of Unifi, Inc. REPREVE® is a trademark of Unifi, Inc. View original content to...

US Feb 13 2020 02:21 PM

Ascend buys Italian materials firms

Nylon 6/6 leader Ascend Performance Materials has acquired a pair of materials firms in Italy. Houston-based Ascend purchased...

US Feb 13 2020 12:13 AM

HanesBrands Global Corporate Social Responsibility Achievements Earn Two Highly Recognized Awards for Work in Latin America

. Hanes – unique in the apparel industry because it owns the significant majority of its manufacturing...

US Feb 11 2020 09:40 PM

Lenzing’s new Tencel fiber made with chlorine-free bleaching process

cellulosic fiber technologies and eco-responsible production processes has witnessed more sustainable fiber alternatives...

US Feb 11 2020 06:05 AM

Milliken & Company Acquires Ohio Chemicals and Coating Maker

delivered straight to your inbox. Chemical and materials manufacturer Milliken & Company recently announced it had officially...

US Feb 10 2020 11:22 PM

AATCC and SGIA Digital Textile Printing Conference 4.0 Another Huge Success

For the fourth straight year, AATCC and SGIA joined forces to bring the Digital Textile Printing Conference to the...

US Feb 10 2020 03:56 PM

Pharr sells high-performance yarns unit to Coats Group

company intends to seek investment opportunities in other businesses in the future. “We look forward to growing our...

US Feb 10 2020 10:34 AM

W. L. Gore & Associates unveils groundbreaking auto innovations at Auto Expo Components 2020

NEW DELHI, India, Feb. 10, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- W. L. Gore & Associates ("Gore"), a global materials science company, presented its

US Feb 6 2020 07:53 PM

HanesBrands : Chief Analytics Officer Named President of Haslam Business Analytics Advisory Board

since then. # # # Attachments Original document Permalink Disclaimer Hanesbrands Inc. published this content on 06 February...

US Feb 6 2020 02:45 PM

Lenzing : Second pilot plant completed for TENCEL™ Luxe filament yarn

the second pilot production plant announced in May 2018 for its innovative filament yarn TENCEL™ Luxe....

US Feb 5 2020 03:41 PM

Hexcel And NaCa Systems Develop Hybrid Carbon And Wood Fiber Composite Car Seat Back

to wood fiber composite bond strength despite the slightly higher resin uptake seen with the natural material component. The...

US Feb 5 2020 03:29 PM

Sustainable Food Packaging Starts With Biodegradable fibers

of wood-based cellulose fibers headquartered in Austria, are manufactured in its facilities all over the world....

US Feb 5 2020 12:26 AM

Archroma announces CEO transition

held the CEO position at Archroma since the company was established in October 2013, and will be appointed as vice...

US Feb 5 2020 12:26 AM

Polartec® releases Power Air™ fabric

Polartec Power Air fabric technology. The knit construction that encapsulates air to retain warmth and reduce fiber...

US Feb 4 2020 07:45 PM

Gildan Receives Bronze Class Distinction in the 2020 SAM Sustainability Yearbook

achieved a mark between 5% to 10% of the top scores in the Textiles, Apparel and Luxury Goods industry. Gildan is the only North...

US Feb 4 2020 11:58 AM

Valdese Weavers moves permanent High Point showroom

a very momentous decision for us,” said Mike Shelton, president and CEO of Valdese Weavers. “We have enjoyed a...

Gildan Partners With Leading US Cancer Research Institute for Cervical Cancer Prevention Project on the Factory Floor

cancer, Cervical Cancer Prevention, HPV screening, Gildan, Gildan activewear inc., Claudia Sandoval, employee health, health and...

US Feb 3 2020 04:34 PM

Milliken & Company Celebrates Associates with the 2019 Milliken Honors

Milliken & Company, a diversified global manufacturer with more than a century and a half of materials science expertise,...

US Feb 3 2020 02:53 PM

Textile Articles on January 31, 2020, List of China 301 Exclusions

of exclusions, of which three relate to textile articles-- 36) Dyed sateen fabric containing artificial staple fibers,...

US Feb 3 2020 02:21 PM

PHARR CLOSES ON SALE OF TWO BUSINESS UNITS TO MANNINGTON MILLS

About Pharr Pharr, A Family of Companies began innovating in 1939 as a yarn manufacturer that serviced...

US Jan 31 2020 09:26 PM

Nonwoven products helping to contain coronavirus infection

Plotz, director of education and technical affairs at INDA, Association of the Nonwoven Fabrics Industry, based in Cary, N.C....

US Jan 29 2020 03:15 PM

Teijin And Envision Virgin Racing Announce Multi-Year Partnership

aiming to be a company that supports the society of the future by creating new value,” said Jun Suzuki, President and...

US Jan 28 2020 02:35 AM

Teijin to Establish Teijin Automotive Center Europe to Expand Conceptual, Designing, Prototype and Evaluation Capabilities

health consciousness. Its main fields of operation are high-performance fibers such as aramid, carbon fibers &...

US Jan 27 2020 12:27 AM

Education transition at AATCC

educational offerings relevant to today’s textile industry professionals. Jabara comes to AATCC from The Woolmark...

US Jan 24 2020 09:30 AM

How companies can source nylon more sustainably

Index, GreenBiz has partnered with Textile Exchange to publish actionable insights for apparel and textile...

US Jan 23 2020 02:47 PM

HanesBrands Scores a Superior A- Grade for Continued Environmental Stewards

Project. Hanes, unique in the apparel industry because it owns the significant majority of its manufacturing and supply...

US Jan 23 2020 01:45 PM

Unifi Extends Repreve’s Recycled Polyester Reach With Dyeable Offering

Inc. will introduce a new product–Repreve cationic-dyeable polyester–and an expansion of its Our Ocean offering at next...

US Jan 23 2020 12:39 PM

USMCA Passage Imminent

to de-escalate the two-year trade war. The National Council of Textile Organizations (NCTO), released a statement of...

US Jan 23 2020 10:00 AM

The LYCRA Company to Exhibit Newest LYCRA® Brand Innovations at ISPO Munich

molecule as LYCRA® fiber, but in liquid form. This revolutionary innovation is screen printed onto fabric...

US Jan 22 2020 04:15 PM

Imogene + Willie Taps Vidalia Mills for ‘Made in USA’ Selvedge Denim

and customer” relationship. “As a premier maker and retailer of premium denim jeans and other apparel, Imogene + Willie...

US Jan 22 2020 11:02 AM

Greener Fashion Industry Could Unlock $100 Billion in Value

cotton” and “mushroom leather,” Barclays said. Among U.S. apparel companies, the report highlights Nike Inc., Gap Inc.,...

US Jan 21 2020 03:25 PM

Vidalia Mills Partners with Imogene+Willie as First Premium Selvedge Denim Customer

La., Jan. 21, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- The new North American textile maker, Vidalia Mills, announces it has partnered with...

US Jan 20 2020 07:15 PM

Milliken & Company Innovations Earn R&D 100 Award Recognition DeltaMax, Polartec Power Air and D2 honored by R&D World Magazine

science expertise,” said Halsey M. Cook, president and CEO for Milliken & Company. “Together, our associates work to...

US Jan 20 2020 01:05 PM

Unifi Introduces New Fiber Solutions At 2020 Outdoor + Snow Show: REPREVE® Cationic-Dyeable Polyester And Expanded REPREVE® Our Ocean™

for virgin cationic-dyeable fibers that is globally available,” said Meredith Boyd, Senior Vice President of Global...

US Jan 17 2020 12:30 PM

The LYCRA Company Marks First Anniversary As New Company

a new business, including the impact global economic trends had on our business performance,” said Dave Trerotola,...

US Jan 17 2020 11:53 AM

As Trade War Shifts Sourcing, Supply Chain Improvement Stagnates, Data Shows

As Trade War Shifts Sourcing, Supply Chain Improvement Stagnates, Data Shows

US Jan 16 2020 02:35 PM

YKK Wants to Save the Ocean One Zipper at a Time

portfolio of eco-innovation. The company created the first zipper made from recycled PET bottles and polyester remnants...

AU Jan 16 2020 02:36 AM

NCTO talks on Signing of Phase One Deal on 301 Tariffs

China for a more rational and equal trade relationship,” said NCTO President and CEO Kim Glas. “Our industry has been...

US Jan 13 2020 05:32 AM

Hexcel to merge with aerospace/industrial equipment OEM Woodward

, chairman, CEO and president of Hexcel, will serve as CEO of the combined company. Tom Gendron,...

AU Jan 13 2020 04:17 AM

Lenzing aims at reducing carbon dioxide footprint

technology and Lenzing Ecovero fibers to the active wear segment as well as the Lenzing Modal Black solution for colored...

AU Jan 10 2020 04:10 AM

Fall in Chinese textile and apparel exports

and tackle climate change, green textile products have already become the new trend in the textile industry....

AU Jan 9 2020 11:54 PM

Lenzing brings comfort with TENCELTM x REFIBRATM fibers in home textiles

technology for TENCELTM x REFIBRATM fibers so to assure consumers that the fibers in the final textile product...

US Jan 9 2020 05:03 PM

Textile Articles on Latest List of China 301 Exclusions

twill fabrics containing by weight 65 percent of polyester and 35 percent of cotton staple fibers, not napped, weighing...

US Jan 7 2020 10:55 AM

DuPont™ Sorona® Fabrics Boost Outerwear Performance and Versatility

pressure on textile manufacturers to develop products that perform. ChiaHer is listening to the market. The Taiwanese...

US Dec 30 2019 12:00 PM

Revised North America trade deal could help Georgia poultry, textiles

included for textiles benefiting his company. His Jefferson-based plant employs 165 and spins specialized...

AU Dec 20 2019 02:56 AM

Lenzing to build pulp wood plant in Brazil

bio-based fibers. The joint venture will supply the entire volume of dissolving wood pulp to the Lenzing Group.“Wood-based...

GB Dec 19 2019 11:36 AM

Polartec Power Air recognised with R&D 100 Award

ANDOVER – American textile manufacturer Polartec has received a 2019 R&D 100 Award for its Power Air technology, said to shed at...

US Dec 19 2019 02:30 AM

The LYCRA Company continues its innovation journey in 2020

as well as Western-based companies with local sourcing offices, to create innovative fabrics and garments using...

US Dec 18 2019 06:50 AM

A Fruitful Year for VEOCEL(TM) as the Brand Continues to Lead Innovation and Thought Leadership in the Nonwovens Industry

100% biodegradable wipes with Eco Lace technology Continuous innovation in the nonwoven industry is crucial for meeting...

US Dec 17 2019 08:01 AM

Laboring for Trade

negotiations over NAFTA’s successor, the USMCA. For instance, while more than 40 labor complaints were filed under NAFTA,...

US Dec 17 2019 04:26 AM

[TC]2 :3D Body Scanners Revolutionizing The Fashion Industry

beat the standard of quality and customer service that is offered by [TC]2. [TC]2 are definitely the leaders in 3D body...

US Dec 16 2019 04:01 AM

Significant Trade Policy Developments Completed

Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), includes a textile chapter that offers significant improvements for domestic...

US Dec 15 2019 10:00 AM

Alexander County commissioners visit Schneider Mills

facility constructed in 1946, essentially consolidating the company’s operations. Schneider Mills also has a sales office in New...

ZZ Dec 13 2019 02:53 PM

U.S. Polyester Textured Yarn Producers Applaud U.S. International Trade Commission's Final Unanimous Affirmative Injury Determination on Imp

On December 12, 2019, the U.S. International Trade Commission (the "USITC") reached a unanimous affirmative decision in the final injury investigation on imports of polyester textured yarn from China and India ("subject imports").

US Dec 12 2019 04:36 PM

HanesBrands Invests in a New Generation of High School Athletes | Spoke

United States North America INDUSTRY KEYWORDS: Textiles Teens Sports General Sports Manufacturing Fashion Consumer...

US Dec 12 2019 02:09 PM

USMCA Likely To Be Approved

the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), the Trump Administration’s replacement for NAFTA, might finally become...

US Dec 11 2019 10:18 PM

U.S. Launches Forced Labor Enforcement Initiative

of prominent Chinese and Hong Kong-based companies with major garment, yarn spinning and other agricultural...

GB Dec 11 2019 06:00 PM

NCTO applauds USMCA deal

© Keagan Henman on Unsplash. The National Council of Textile Organizations (NCTO), representing the full spectrum of US...

US Dec 11 2019 03:56 PM

NCC Urges Swift USMCA Passage

.S. cotton and cotton textile products.” Mexico is the second largest export market for U.S. cotton...

US Dec 11 2019 02:50 PM

Mayo Clinic, W.L. Gore team up on stem cell therapy treatments

Mayo Clinic and W. L. Gore & Associates have announced a partnership to develop implantable cell therapies to treat debilitating...

GB Dec 11 2019 11:14 AM

AATCC Foundation offers new scholarships for textile students

and legacy in the fiber sector of the textile industry was revered as he served as President of the American...

AU Dec 10 2019 11:21 PM

US denim imports reports a dip from January to October

for overall apparel. China’s declines were most dramatic in September and October. While companies such as Guess and...

US Dec 9 2019 03:38 PM

Milliken & Co. signs United Nations Global Compact

said. At one time Milliken was one of the world’s largest textile manufacturers. Today the company is...

US Dec 9 2019 09:00 AM

Love Sustainable Clothing? You'll Want to Incorporate These Eco-Friendly Fibers Into Your Wardrobe

just as imperative as it is cool! Meanwhile, TENCEL™ Modal fibers are mainly manufactured from the renewable raw...

US Dec 7 2019 05:23 AM

Gore makes investment in inplantable insulin pump maker

W. L. Gore & Associates, Inc. announced an investment inPhysioLogic Devices, Inc., a startup that is developing an implantable...

US Dec 7 2019 02:27 AM

Innovation event shapes collaborative approach to Soldier wearable sensor technologies

require the integration of many fields, including the Advanced Functional Fabrics of America (AFFOA), Flexible Hybrid Electronics...

US Dec 6 2019 05:31 PM

W.L. Gore officials think they can spur insulin delivery system innovation

W.L. Gore announced this week that it is investing in PhysioLogic Devices, a startup developing an implantable intraperitoneal...

US Dec 6 2019 03:57 PM

Archroma finalizes acquisition of BASF’s stilbene-based OBA business

with manufacturers and brands in the textile industry. With this, detergent manufacturers will be able to build...

NAFTA 2.0: ON LABOR AND SOVEREIGNTY

The hang-up over the new NAFTA comes down to labor enforcement. This should be of no surprise to anyone who’s been paying attention. The United States has, for years, expressed concern over the historical alliance between Mexican government officials and business – including U.S. business – to

Gift Guide Pick American Woolen is Leading a U.S. Textile Manufacturing Resurgence

“Made in the USA with Imported Fabrics” because the supply chain for American textiles can be limited. But Jacob Long, the CEO of...

ZZ Dec 5 2019 02:28 PM

SPESA members collect knowledge, connections, memories in N’Awlins

NEW ORLEANS – Members and guests of SPESA (The Sewn Products Equipment & Suppliers of the Americas) on hand for its annual Executive Conference here recently came away with new knowledge, connections and plenty of memories of the Big Easy scene.

US Dec 5 2019 12:53 PM

Cone Denim Gives Back with New Cone Community Collection

a rainbow-hued selvedge line. The breast cancer fabrics have a pink selvedge line. Cone teamed with sister company...

US Dec 4 2019 05:05 PM

Global Denim Industry to Grow by $14M by 2024, Thanks to One Innovation

from 2020-2024. Recently, a number of companies have doubled down on their use of organic cotton. This year, Cone Denim...

ZZ Dec 4 2019 02:26 PM

Cone Denim expands sustainable efforts with Jeanologia technology

GREENSBORO, N.C. – Cone Denim®, a global leader in denim authenticity and sustainable innovation, announced it is expanding its denim capabilities with the installation of Jeanologia technology, providing more sustainable and eco-responsible denim manufacturing.

US Dec 3 2019 04:23 PM

Lenzing Unveils New Technology, Promotes Circular Economy in Textiles

cotton scraps collected from the garment manufacturing process up to 30 percent. And now in its second phase, adding...

ZZ Dec 2 2019 02:25 PM

U.S. Department of Commerce Sees Textiles as a Good Case Study for Reshoring Manufacturing

Lloyd Wood, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Textiles, Consumer Goods and Materials, U.S. Department of Commerce, was a speaker at the recent SPESA Executive Conference and took time to share his thoughts about what the Department of Commerce is doing to help the textiles and apparel industry be more competitive.

AU Nov 27 2019 02:02 AM

Coats acquires yarn maker Pharr HP

Coats has bought over Pharr HP. Coats is an industrial thread company that offers more than 20 products in ten sizes of thread....

ZZ Nov 26 2019 03:54 PM

Pharr Announces Plans to Sell High Performance Yarn and Flooring Divisions

Pharr, a diversified provider of differentiated textile products and assorted real estate businesses, has reached agreements with Coats Group plc (Coats) to purchase Pharr High Performance, yarn supplier for the protective apparel industry; and Mannington Mills (Mannington) to purchase Pharr Fibers & Yarns and Phenix Flooring, suppliers of yarns, residential carpet and specialty flooring products.

US Nov 25 2019 01:51 PM

Milliken introduces KeyPlast RESIST™: A spectrum of bright, high-performance colorants

Milliken & Company, recognized as a worldwide leader of plastic additives and colorants, announced today the launch of KeyPlast...

US Nov 22 2019 02:05 PM

HanesBrands : Champion® Athleticwear Launches Bold New Collaboration With Coca-Cola®

Twitter @Championusa or on Instagram @Champion. Champion is a brand of Hanesbrands Inc. (NYSE:HBI). About The Coca-Cola Company...

US Nov 22 2019 12:51 PM

Inside the Rain Tower: GORE-TEX’s Waterproofing Test Facility

the company takes very seriously. GORE-TEX and its parent company W. L. Gore & Associates, Inc. operate various facilities around...