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.
Many of today’s leading organizations emphasize the importance of corporate social responsibility — being keenly aware of opportunities to enhance their local communities. There are countless ways to accomplish this, from day-to-day volunteering events to “big picture” strategic efforts.
In light of this growing focus, we are posing five questions to help organizations identify passion projects that make sense for both their employees and their businesses.
Researchers at the Wilson College of Textiles together with College of Engineering faculty are working on technology that will help diagnose amputee discomfort in order to make their artificial limbs more comfortable.
Attis Industries announced a partnership with Iowa State University for a funded research program to develop carbon fibers for use in a wide variety of applications derived entirely or predominately from lignin produced at Attis’ planned biorefineries.
Continuing its commitment to sustainable innovation, Unifi, Inc. (NYSE: UFI), global textile solutions provider and one of the world's leading innovators in manufacturing synthetic and recycled performance fibers, will launch three new product offerings at Outdoor Retailer Snow Show 2019.
A Canada-based yarn spinner with a heritage that includes being part of one of the country’s venerable textile manufacturers of the past, is looking to expand globally as it upgrades its two plants in North America.
Apex Mills Corp., a leading manufacturer of warp knit technical textiles, announced that the company, along with Apex Aridyne Corp., its manufacturing facility in Graham, N.C., has been assessed by ABS Quality Evaluations, Inc. and found to be in conformance with the requirements defined by ISO 9001:2015.
After noticing a gap in the apparel industry for people with disabilities, students at the Wilson College of Textiles have started a chapter of the Runway of Dreams Foundation (RODF) at NC State. The Runway of Dreams Foundation is a nonprofit working towards inclusivity, acceptance and opportunity
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