TA: What is inkjet printing? Why is it used in textile manufacturing?
Chapman: Inkjet printing is really similar to your inkjet printer at
, will launch today.
“We’re a materials company and we focus on making fabrics that go into finished garments,” said Sara Ellis, product
denim industry with the introduction of matte Tencel™ branded lyocell fibers. The new fiber type is specially designed to scatter light and
and powerful collaborations,” said Halsey Cook, president and CEO for Milliken & Company. “Encapsys’s expertise coupled with our ability to
Cindy Boiter, executive vice president and president of Milliken’s Chemical Business, added, “Encapsys brings a unique combination of
Act, which would offer federal contracts to do just that — manufacture personal protective equipment, such as masks, filters, and gloves, in
by Rock House Farm and Century Furniture President and CEO Alex Shuford III, Vaughan-Bassett President Doug Bassett and High Point Mayor Jay
In addition to his bachelor’s degree in textile management, Spangler was a Galliard Family Business adviser with a level one certification
world’s largest textile market is celebrating 20-year anniversary in 2021.
By building customer relationships, building business success
value chain. Through its machine portfolio and its textile laboratories, the company is looking forward to supporting customers on their
2025 sustainability commitments. Since that time the company has furthered its commitment by joining the Business Ambition 1.5°C Campaign
Since joining Under Armour in 2018, Baratto has served as managing director of the company’s Europe, Middle East and Africa…
chains and investing in domestic manufacturing, National Council of Textile Organisations (NCTO) president Kim Glas recently said “we must
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work that doesn't take a lot of training; mostly in textile manufacturing which makes sense because China is, Xinjiang, this Uyghur region,
W. L. Gore & Associates (Gore) announced that the consumer business of its fabrics division will introduce expanded Polyethylene (ePE) as a
to Robert Reichard’s “Textile Activity At A Glance,” in this issue, textile mill, textile product mill and apparel employment has improved
1917 by Samuel Schneider, the company began life as a small silk weaving business in Haledon, N.J. The company expanded in the Northeast and
to transform more than 25 billion plastic bottles into recycled fiber for new apparel, footwear, home goods and other consumer products.
Ascend Performance Materials is looking to meet customer needs while expanding its global footprint.
to work with the administration in these efforts.
Posted October 13, 2021
Source: The National Council of Textile Organizations (NCTO)
Kimberly Glas is president & CEO of the National Council of Textile Organizations.
Morning Consult welcomes op-ed submissions
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Hexcel Corporation (NYSE: HXL) hosted public officials, customers and local contractors today at its
parties should register in advance to allow preparation for all guests. Register for the Textile Discovery Summit (https://aatcc.org/summit/
that PicConnect is bringing weavers into the era of intuitive weaving,” comments Johan Verstraete, Vice President Weaving Machines.
&A, Jaren Beattie, product marketing manager of Fabric technologies and design solutions company Polartec, discusses why commitment needs to
. It used PAD-OX G2 Cold technology developed by Archroma and Jeanologia. On final garment, this will use 65% less water, 48% less carbon
Hanesbrands Inc. said
the entire U.S. textile and apparel production chain and other manufacturing industries for decades.
NCTO has strongly supported applying
labor. It wrote that in the past they have manufactured gloves, hair products, textiles, thread and tomato products.
China combats this
-developed countries), use of natural fibers, the many uses of the versatile cotton plant, protecting the environment from plastic pollution
sub-national regions, including the cotton-producing region of Xinjiang, China, and Dhaka, Bangladesh’s capital city and garment-making hub,
a blend of cotton and Tencel lyocell fibers, which are made from renewable wood sources as well as items made from a blend of cotton and
Shawmut Corporation uses materials innovation to improve people’s lives, employing expertise in fabric formation, coating and laminating
WAKE FOREST, N.C. — Venus Group, a manufacturer and supplier of table linens, including napkins and tabletops, was presented with the Cut &
. In December 2020, the Trump administration blocked US companies from importing cotton and cotton products originating in China's western
Pezold has more than 40 years of extensive and diverse apparel, nonwoven and textile business experience with much of it focused on the
nonwovens and laminates for companies in the mattress, home furnishings, automotive and healthcare industries, as well as military apparel.
manufacturers wanted and needed the company’s nonwoven FR materials and other textiles the company makes to be produced in a facility closer
Sara Hazzard, President, and CEO of the
South Carolina Manufacturers Alliance
added We’re proud to recognize the impact manufacturing has
Glen Raven, a textile company, is expanding its Anderson County operations with a $70 million investment expected to bring 135 new jobs,
County and the state of South Carolina, and we look forward to their continued growth.” -Gov. Henry McMaster
“Team South Carolina is
International Trade Administration US Customs and Border Protection Connecticut FTZ representatives Connecticut manufacturing firm actively
, vice president and Gerry Welkley, national sales manager.
“This location puts us right where we need to be,” said Precision Textiles CEO
wild west of face coverings.
Assistant professor in the Wilson College of Textiles, Bryan Ormond, started studying mask efficiency taking
Performance fabrics specialist WL Gore & Associates says the consumer business of its fabrics division will be introducing the use of
Hexcel, HP Composites develop carbon fiber Class A body panels
in a selection of consumer-end uses including general outdoor and lifestyle garments, lifestyle footwear and snow sports gloves from select
to Singapore hospitals follows previous donations over the past 11 months to South Carolina-based school districts. In total, Milliken has
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a privately-held company. The Company has evolved from a traditional textile manufacturer into an engineered materials business, focused on
on a cost-per-use basis.
According to Merrow Manufacturing CEO Charlie Merrow, this advancement in isolation gown design and fabrication
fabrics, according to Matt Decker, global technical and innovation leader for consumer fabrics at W. L. Gore & Associates.
The company said
of a broader system," says Matt Decker, global technical and innovation leader for consumer fabrics. "It is a microporous material that is a
), a world leader in the production of carbon fiber components for automotive and motorsports, to develop carbon fiber Class A body panels.
& Associates and former president and CEO of the National Council of Textile Organizations (NCTO), reviewed various federal policy matters
/breathable fabric into a high-end drywear line. Previously, W.L. Gore & Associates had only worked with paddlesports apparel maker Kokatat
The Safe Edge platform allows brands, retailers and manufacturers of textile, fashion, packaging, paper and paints to verify
-19 has been heavily supported by the manufacturers that are producing and donating Personal Protective Equipment and testing kits, as well
and leather balls.
The sales target is 30,000 meters in fiscal 2021 and 580,000 metres in fiscal 2024, the company says.
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.
The donation was possible due to a
the world, enabling a whole new generation of modern adventure and fabric innovation that continues to this day. Translation: Polartec has
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About Ascend Performance Materials
Ascend Performance Materials makes high-performance materials for everyday
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The LYCRA Company introduces a breakthrough innovation with LYCRA® ADAPTIV fiber. (Photo: Business Wire)
Made from a
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
AATCC Textile Discovery Summit; and
AATCC 100th Anniversary Events.
Committee Meetings attendance is free. Textile Discovery
Conveying Equipment Orders Jump 66% in June
Sep 02, 2021
Invista to Double Nylon 6,6 Capacity at Production Site
Sep 01, 2021
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