Milliken & Company’s Specialty Interiors business has earned the Association for Contract Textiles’ Facts® certification. The Facts
and research institute, has been dedicated to improving the human-textile-environment interaction through standard and customized testing,
, smoothness and strength. The fiber has its applications in denim, athleisurewear, apparel and home textile and with this it has expanded
(not wool, cotton or mmf), cont < 70% by wt of silk
Men's or boys' suits of wool, not knitted or crocheted, nesoi, of wool yarn
“We are very pleased to expand our operations in the Eden community and to invest in a new yarn spinning facility,” said Chuck Ward,
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Galactic to make spacesuits for astronauts should set the business apart from other athletic apparel brands like Nike, Adidas and Lululemon.
a little bit daunting,” Nick Cienski, Under Armour’s principal innovation apparel designer, tells Popular Mechanics. “It is beyond what we
Ascend Performance Materials is considering a $175.7 million expansion at its Decatur plant that Mayor Tab Bowling said would "stabilize"
of Defense, which included Drexel, and Dion, in its Advanced Functional Fabrics of America effort to make the country a leader in the field.
of fiber producers but also among major industrial companies. Lenzing will use blockchain technology to support its Tencel branded fiber
II Grid Knit Shirt and Pants, the legendary “waffle” shirt, made of iconic (and patented) Polartec® Power Grid™ bi-component knit fabric,
sustainable production of wood-based textile fibres, has announced its climate targets in August. By 2030, the company aims to reduce its
also plans to integrate a foam dye system from a Turkish manufacturer of air-conditioning systems for spinning, weaving and knitting mills.
high-performance apparel. The new thread is derived from recycled post-consumer plastic bottles and aims to provide textile manufacturers
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PROVIDENCE, RI- Governor Gina Raimondo today joined with University of Rhode Island (URI) President David Dooley to announce $1 million in funding for the creation of the 401 Tech Bridge, the Rhode Island Materials Innovation Center.
forest trees, then processed into fiber, then spun into yarn, then made into material. Through this mainstay fiber, Lenzing wants to make
fibre type is especially suitable for knitted applications, such as knitted footwear uppers, the company reports.
Closed loop production
federal government as part of Drexel’s involvement in the Advanced Functional Fabrics of America initiative, according to a release.
the uniform apparel and napery segments.
Global Fiber Technologies, Inc. is a publicly traded fiber technology company founded in 2016 and
Data from the American Apparel & Footwear Association (AAFA) show that capital expenditures in plants and equipment for the textile and
to gain status as a highly desirable material used by textile, footwear and accessories manufacturers and consumers alike. The production of
of the problem. The elephant in the room is the textiles themselves. Plant fibers (mostly cotton) used for clothes have a non-negligible
The poster child in the decline of US manufacturing in recent decades is the apparel sector. Federal Reserve data says US apparel output
Auburn Manufacturing, Inc.
Mechanic Falls, ME
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vow to fight on trade. He has pushed to revamp NAFTA and confront China. But in renegotiating NAFTA, Trump failed to do the one thing labor
Palmetto Synthetics, churning out 100 million pounds of polyester and nylon fiber a year in the quiet woodlands of Kingstree, S.C., has
MONTREAL, September 16, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Gildan Activewear Inc. announced today that the Company has been included on the Dow Jones
safety industry for more than 20 years. majhoods.com
W. L. Gore & Associates is a global materials science company dedicated to
Sportswear's best selling women jackets made from lightweight woven stretch fabric manufactured in China. They are now trying to find new
sales, and vice president of sales and marketing for Westex by Milliken. Layton is also an adjunct professor at Clemson University.
China’s textiles and garments is still the United States.
From January to June this year, Chinese exports of textiles and garments to Japan
MONTREAL – Gildan Activewear, Inc. announced the release of its 15th Genuine Responsibility 2018 Sustainability report available on its dedicated website www.genuineresponsibility.com.
LENZING, Austria – The Lenzing Group has made a huge leap forward in introducing blockchain technology, allowing for a new level of transparency and traceability in the textile industry.
Elevate Textiles Division Burlington Industries LLC, Greensboro, N.C., reports it was awarded a $1.6 million contract to supply the U.S.
Economic activity in the U.S. manufacturing sector fell in August, supply executives said in the latest
Manufacturing Institute for Supply Management (ISM) “Report on Business.” But textile mills bucked
However, even today, more than half of all consumers prefer
clothes ‘Made in the USA’. As noted by a recent survey by Cotton Incorporated
Lifestyle Monitor™, nearly 74 % consumers check the country of origin of their
clothes before buying them. I
China’s exports declined by 1 per cent in August 2019 as its sales to the US tumbled amid the escalating trade war between the two countries
to make new sustainable packaging. As an example, the Company uses recovered fiber to produce more than 2 million tons annually of uncoated
of the finished garment or home textiles. The technology also allows consumers to verify the garment composition and the underlying textile
CLOVER, S.C. – CAP Yarns, a specialty yarns manufacturer, and Hilaturas Ferre, a Spanish spinner, have reached an agreement to spin recover® ring spun yarns in CAP’s factory here for the North American market.
The U.S. textile industry’s lobbying organization, the National Council of Textile Organizations (NCTO), has spent much of the summer pushing for a vote on the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Trade Agreement (USMCA).
Source: GTA, 1000 480 lb. Bales
The textile and apparel industry in Mexico is based on competitive labor costs and
GREENSBORO, N.C., Sept. 3, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Unifi, Inc. (NYSE: UFI), one of the world's leading innovators in recycled and synthetic
What US companies should know about expanding manufacturing to Mexico
Hexcel’s automotive promotions focus on the company’s mastery of prepreg technology, where fibre reinforcements are
past 15 years?'"
For the final stop, the finished fabric goes to the knitwear plant Winthrop helped buy, Eagle Sportswear, where it's cut
fine of around $35,000 based on the most recent exchange rate.
The CBP collected some $40.6 billion in duties in FY2018 alone
sustainability embedded in our company strategy sCore TEN and is the ‘raison d’etre’ of our company,” commented Stefan Doboczky, CEO of the
Responding to growing production demand, Mount Vernon Chemicals, LLC has recently completed capacity upgrades at two of its U.S. facilities.
LENZING, Austria – Starting at the beginning of September, Filip Miermans will head the department of Corporate Communications & Investor Relations at Lenzing AG.
BELMONT, N.C – The Textile Technology Center at Gaston College is offering fall training session supported by the North Carolina Textile Training Initiative Fund.
Trade Representative, in accordance with the specific direction of the President, announces it has determined to modify the action being
by the Texas Tech Graduate School and the American Association of Textile Chemists and Colorists.
About the Nonwovens and Advanced
-textile measures 12-lead electrocardiogram
The wearable electrode textile incorporated the traditional Japanese Nishijin-brocade weaving
manmade and organic fibers or glass fibers.
Electronics embedded textiles have provided opportunities for fashion and textile designers.
9. Do consumers interpret “Made in USA” claims for similar products differently based on changes to manufacturing processes to increase
to aid in our efforts to identify and investigate individuals or companies suspected of engaging in the manufacture, shipment, distribution
around the world.
Last month Inditex, the world’s third-largest apparel company, announced that all of its collections would be made from
"It all began a year ago with the US administration, under the leadership of President Donald Trump, imposing a 25 per cent tariff on 818 categories of goods imported from China. This move further escalated into a major bilateral trade war between these two economic superpowers. Since then,
U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer has told House lawmakers he is committed to examining the ins and outs of U.S. de minimis policy, a concern for many due in part to a provision in the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement.
in state-of-the-art technology for their facilities. Add in the new large-scale polyester producer that opened last year in Honduras, and
the textile business in India. Bangladesh holds the second largest share in readymade garments in the world, after China.
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Market focus is largely attuned to selling in regional markets, after protests in Hong Kong and a crash in the Argentine peso.
The National Council of Textile Organizations (NCTO) said it has “serious concerns” about the Mongolia Third Neighbor Trade Act, a tariff preference program that would provide duty-free access to imports of all types of cashmere products from Mongolia to the U.S. for five years.
Trade tensions are targeting consumers with the new planned tariffs on $300-billion worth of Chinese-made products. Some companies are concerned the tariffs might hit U.S. consumers harder than expected, but the former Toys 'R' Us and HBC CEO Jerry Storch is not concerned.
"I think there's too
and the hearing, the President announce that he was putting list 4 on hold. On August 1, 2019, the President announced that he intends to go
paddles, double ended, with shafts of aluminum and blades of fiberglass reinforced nylon (described in statistical reporting number 3926.90.
Injecting new vigor into the U.S. textile supply chain, Meridian Specialty Yarn Group has opened a high-tech yarn-dyeing plant adjacent to
Darlington, S.C., a textile production operation established by MHR Fund Management LLC. Fiber Industries has also named Andrew Rosenfeld as
Following is a Q&A with Southern Textile Association (STA) First Vice President Matt Shannon, plant manager – Harris Plant, Greenwood Mills, who is expected to be elected president of the organization during STA’s 111th Annual Meeting next week at Hilton Head Island, S.C. His responses are to questions submitted by eTC Publisher Devin Steele.
The Southern Textile Association (STA) will hold its 111th Annual Meeting jointly with the annual Fiber Buyers meeting at the Sonesta Resort in Shipyard Plantation on Hilton Head Island, S.C., next week, July 22-24.
iron and steel for federal projects. “Buy American federal procurement rules provide good manufacturing jobs at good wages, propelling more
DEAL, SAYS US MOVING PAST ‘STUPID YEARS’ OF TRADE POLICY
In addition, about 20 cents of every Buy American dollar tends to come back to the
–if you have the right product it certainly can make a positive impact.”
Since Vidalia denim will be made in the U.S., Feibus said the mill
30 years continued to see a downward trajectory for domestic manufacturing in the apparel and sewn products industry, and by 2010 only 2
Department of Commerce Seeks Public Input on Online Trafficking in Counterfeit and Pirated Goods
American Woolen Company Signs Deal to Provide fabric for ‘Army Greens’
will be recognized.
The Southern Textile Association, Inc., has more than 500 members spanning the Southern United States textile industry,
in Archroma’s deep belief that it is possible to make the textile industry sustainable, economically and ecologically. Diresul Smartdenim
Apparel (MOU). This compilation includes official import data from the U.S. Department of Commerce, and shows data at the 3-digit textile/
major U.S. synthetic yarn producers - Unifi Manufacturing, Inc. and Nan Ya Plastics Corporation, America - filed petitions with the Commerce
U.S. Embassy in Phnom Penh said. Companies in the zone make and trade products including garments, bags and leather goods.
U.S. Polyester Textured Yarn Producers Applaud U.S. Department of Commerce's Affirmative Preliminary Antidumping Duty Determinations on Imports of Polyester Textured Yarn from China and India
International Textile Group
Berry Global Group
Freudenberg & Co.
Milliken & Company
Low & Bonar
Koninklijke Ten Cate
The US International Trade Commission says that it's mostly apparel companies that have been using first sale.
And as Trump's
yarns produced on the pilot machine, along with fabrics made from the yarn.
The companies said the production machines will produce "
the green factor, other than climate change?
A company rep says: "We can use recycled polyester (mostly from beverage bottles) or recycled
commitment to safety recognized by this achievement,” said Vince Salvador, INVISTA Victoria site manager. “Earning the VPP STAR facility
City of Mount Holly
Faist Chemtec Inc.
Firestone Fibers & Textiles, Gastonia Plant
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laboratory, the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, the Advanced Functional Fabrics of America, and the Combat Capabilities Development Command
new materials could help slash the cost of manufacturing carbon fiber parts for aircraft.
Carbon fiber is used mainly in midsize and large
their presence in the Middle Kingdom, but also to those apparel retailers who rely on Chinese manufacturers to keep costs down.
In fact, on
who runs the tactical and innovation department for Outdoor Research.
As more and more local apparel companies moved production outside
. This is just one of the many environmentally friendly products the company will showcase at the 2019 Outdoor Retailer Summer Market, to be
, were expected to voice support for new tariffs.
The National Council of Textile Organizations (NCTO), for example, not only applauded the
conference on Monday.
The 113-year-old Hong Kong company supplies apparel, accessories and other products to global retailers. It generates
. According to BVSE survey results, it is difficult to sell old clothes: The business in Africa is suffering from tight liquidity, increased