Textiles in the News

US Sep 27 2021 05:44 PM

Standard Textile Partners with The Shower of Hope: A Collaborative Approach to Ending Homelessness

of total solutions in the institutional textiles and apparel markets. Leveraging textile design, manufacturing, and laundry expertise, and

US Sep 27 2021 03:01 PM

Supply Chain: Industry looks beyond Asia for sourcing

. A year ago, Kuka Home opened a stationary upholstery factory in Monterrey, Mexico, to address special order business for some of its major

US Sep 27 2021 12:28 PM

Why Robots Can’t Sew Your T-Shirt

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

GB Sep 27 2021 11:00 AM

Timeline – Covid-19: The road to recovery in the apparel sector

– US textile sector welcomes coronavirus relief plans The National Council of Textile Organizations (NCTO) has welcomed proposals from the

US Sep 23 2021 07:30 PM

U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai Visits Milliken & Company And American & Efird In Visit Highlighting U.S. Textile Industry

partners,” said Chad McAllister, executive vice president of Milliken & Company and president, Textile Business. “To have Ambassador Tai on-

US Sep 23 2021 06:09 PM

Health Supply US Completes Deliveries Of American Made Medical Gowns To Strategic National Stockpile, Pledges Continued Investments In Domestic Manufacturing

here in the United States,” said Aaron Petrosky, Executive Vice President of HSUS. “We’ve proven through American ingenuity and innovation

US Sep 23 2021 11:24 AM

GORE-TEX Professional Fabrics to Showcase New Products and Technology at AUSA Delivering Confidence, Protection & Mission Effectiveness for Army Soldiers

combat boot offering performance within a wider temperature range. W. L. Gore & Associates is a global materials science company dedicated

AU Sep 23 2021 03:57 AM

Lenzing incorporates Refibra technology in Tencel branded fibers

build a truly sustainable textile industry. The pioneering Refibra™ technology involves upcycling cotton scraps from garment production and

US Sep 22 2021 03:18 PM

SC Manufacturers Alliance announces Rebecca Leach as VP of Government Relations

, SC with her husband, Clint. South Carolina Manufacturers Alliance The South Carolina Manufacturers Alliance is the only statewide

US Sep 21 2021 06:31 PM

Archroma Introduces ‘Safe Edge’ Online Regulatory & Compliance Platform

been designed with that in mind: It allows brands, retailers and manufacturers of textile, fashion, packaging, paper, paints, to verify with

US Sep 21 2021 05:50 PM

Unifi, Inc. Teams Up With The University of Notre Dame

and one of the world's leading innovators in manufacturing synthetic and recycled performance fibers. Through REPREVE®, one of Unifi's

US Sep 21 2021 03:08 PM

Lenzing Celebrates One Year Launch Of Carbon-Zero TENCEL™ Branded Fibers With Expansion To REFIBRA™ Technology

of carbon-zero TENCEL™ branded fibers, the Lenzing Group today announced the expansion of carbon-zero TENCEL™ branded fibers to REFIBRA™

US Sep 21 2021 02:56 PM

Precision Textiles Supports Zero Emissions Day With Plant Shutdown | Sleep Retailer

-based Precision Textiles is a global supplier of coated fabrics, nonwovens and laminates for companies in the mattress, home furnishings,

US Sep 21 2021 02:22 PM

NCC Following Committee Markup Process in the House

be assembled in the coming weeks. Vice President of Washington Operations for the National Cotton Council (NCC), Reece Langley, has more

US Sep 16 2021 09:40 PM

Three in Gaston honored by Governor's Volunteer Service Awards

many retailers shut down affecting the demand for cotton apparel, the company was forced to shut down facilities, yet front-line medical

America’s Mask Makers Want to End Tariff Exemptions for Made in China Face Masks

workers ready to do the job. The National Council of Textile Manufacturers (NCTO) is among the organizations calling for strong procurement

US Sep 15 2021 12:43 PM

Milliken & Company Donates 70,000 Reusable Medical Gowns As Pandemic Continues

,” said Jeff Morris, senior vice president, protective fabrics, Textile Division at Milliken & Company. The donation was possible due to a

US Sep 14 2021 11:57 PM

11 Times Polartec Revolutionized How We Dress

the world, enabling a whole new generation of modern adventure and fabric innovation that continues to this day. Translation: Polartec has

US Sep 14 2021 06:08 PM

Ascend presenting Trinohex™ Ultra and specialty nylons at Battery Show North America

, from September 14-16 . About Ascend Performance Materials Ascend Performance Materials makes high-performance materials for everyday

US Sep 14 2021 03:39 PM

The LYCRA Company Introduces LYCRA® ADAPTIV Fiber -- Allowing Garments to Adjust to Each Person’s Needs, Movements, Lifestyle and Body Fluctuations for a Better Wearing Experience

/20210914005789/en/ The LYCRA Company introduces a breakthrough innovation with LYCRA® ADAPTIV fiber. (Photo: Business Wire) Made from a

US Sep 14 2021 02:00 PM

IFAI Expo: The industry in person

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

US Sep 13 2021 05:18 PM

Precision Textiles launches new website

information including company history, sustainability efforts, biographies for key company executives, a summary of the company’s global

US Sep 13 2021 01:25 PM

Sunbrella “Emerges” with new collection

are manufactured and marketed by Glen Raven Inc., a 138-year-old family-owned company based in North Carolina with operations worldwide.

US Sep 12 2021 01:00 AM

Unifi to hire 70 workers in Reidsville and Yadkinville

processes plastic bottles for recycling into fiber. The facility also features a package dyeing operation. The Yadkinville facility is

US Sep 8 2021 06:39 PM

Precision Textiles Launches New Website To Better Serve Its Customers: Features Manufacturing Capabilities, Expanded Product Details, & Easier Site Navigation

pillars of the company’s corporate values, which are rooted in its deep relationships with its customers. “Our new site showcases not only

US Sep 7 2021 06:23 PM

AATCC Committee Meetings: Connect, Meet, Attend

meetings; AATCC Textile Discovery Summit; and AATCC 100th Anniversary Events. Committee Meetings attendance is free. Textile Discovery

US Sep 7 2021 06:20 PM

Huntsman Launches Multi-Million Dollar Expansion Project

02, 2021 Conveying Equipment Orders Jump 66% in June Sep 02, 2021 Invista to Double Nylon 6,6 Capacity at Production Site Sep 01, 2021 Load

US Sep 7 2021 05:16 PM

Eastman, Milliken & Company join steering committee for U.S. textile circularity initiative

to circular, textile-to-textile supply systems, will support a wider range of chemical recycling options and textile manufacturing

US Sep 7 2021 03:09 PM

Shawmut Corporation Debuts Neoluxe™ Fabric Family At 2021 IAA Mobility Conference

will be exhibiting the luxury Neoluxe™ fabric family to some of the world’s leading automotive manufacturers in partnership with the Zettl

Maximizing Efficiency With Gildan's Unique Business Model

nuances and complexities of clothes manufacturing. The Company has been refining its craft in the apparel manufacturing space for over 35

US Sep 6 2021 06:29 AM

Fabrics Manufacturer Announces $82 Million North Carolina Expansion

to $82 million to expand its plant in Norlina, which produces synthetic yarn used in the company’s performance fabrics. The company plans to

US Sep 3 2021 05:00 PM

More Signs of Nearshoring in July Jeans Import Numbers

first six months of 2021, according to the Commerce Department’s Office of Textiles & Apparel (OTEXA). Similar to overall apparel sourcing

US Sep 2 2021 03:48 PM

Drexel University seeking volunteers for e-textile focus groups

with e-textile professionals from diverse backgrounds to share their experiences and challenges in developing and integrating e-textile

AU Sep 2 2021 03:11 AM

Gildan Actiwear’s new ESG report reflects key priorities

-Canadian apparel manufacturer Gildan Activwear Inc, reflects the company’s key priorities towards continuing its vision of ‘Making Apparel

US Sep 1 2021 09:17 PM

Businesses Push Biden to Develop China Trade Policy

not uniformly in favor of lifting tariffs. The National Council of Textile Organizations, which represents the American textile industry,

US Sep 1 2021 07:00 PM

Rethinking the Factory With a Technological Bent at SPESA

that with increased consumer demand, and many apparel companies are struggling to keep up with orders. “Companies are re-evaluating how can

IN Sep 1 2021 02:17 PM

US awards $6.5-mn contract to U.S. Cotton for polyester-tipped swabs

resources, according to a press release from the National Council of Textile Organisations (NCTO). The US department of defense (DOD) in

US Sep 1 2021 06:18 AM

Industry and academia: Partners in innovation

prototypes for a new N95 respirator, the result of a collaboration between W. L. Gore & Associates (makers of GORE-TEX® fabrics and other

US Aug 31 2021 09:42 PM

Techtextil North America 2021 Offered Positive Flow And An Industry’s Reemergence

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

US Aug 31 2021 05:06 PM

Precision Textiles Adds Local Jobs With New NC Based Manufacturing Facility | Sleep Retailer

a textiles production plant that serviced the automobile industry, the facility is Precision Textiles’ first domestic manufacturing facility

US Aug 31 2021 03:57 PM

Cleveland company gets federal money to boost production of coronavirus testing swabs

Cleveland company gets federal money to boost production of coronavirus testing swabs

US Aug 30 2021 09:05 PM

Does a ‘Made in USA’ mask matter?

Wyner, CEO of Shawmut Corp., a West Bridgewater maker of advanced textiles and other materials, has been experiencing those market dynamics

US Aug 30 2021 05:11 PM

Changes In The Rieter Board Of Directors

Rieter and Picanol, both of which are among the world’s leading textile machinery manufacturers. According to Luc Tack, the Picanol Group (

US Aug 30 2021 01:26 PM

Gildan Publishes 17th ESG Report

Gildan Activewear Inc. announced the publication of its 17th Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) report. The 2020 ESG report

AU Aug 30 2021 03:13 AM

Cone Denim hires new Senior Vice President for commercial strategy

as new Senior Vice President, commercial strategy. As per a Sourcing Journal report, Borges will lead the company’s global sales team and

US Aug 27 2021 02:16 PM

Texworld New York City Blends On-site and Virtual Components

As many industry events that serve the apparel business head back to on-site models, Texworld New York City maintained its virtual

US Aug 26 2021 04:48 PM

Ask the Expert: A Look Forward with Sunbrella.®

Director of Industrial Sales Kirk Fitzsimmons is the Director of Industrial Sales for Glen Raven, Inc. and has been with the company since

US Aug 25 2021 05:06 PM

Inside The Creation Of YKK’s Touchlink Zipper With Brian La Plante

with the brands who have signed on. Swedish apparel-maker Houdini has been one of the first companies to embrace it, “digitizing” the zipper

US Aug 25 2021 04:58 PM

The Central America – Dominican Republic Apparel And Textile Council (CECATEC-RD) Call To Action

Region. At a meeting today, private sector associations from the textile, apparel and free trade zone sectors from Central America and the

US Aug 25 2021 11:50 AM

Archroma Announces CFO Succession

held CFO roles with leading industrial and services companies as well as senior Finance roles in the chemical sector. He joins Archroma from

US Aug 24 2021 08:51 PM

Kristen Hughes – Elevate Textiles

of today’s best-run mills—including at Elevate Textiles , a global textile manufacturer based in Charlotte, North Carolina. Leading the

US Aug 24 2021 05:29 AM

This Automation Is a Gateway to Lights-out Manufacturing

delivered straight to your inbox. This article was sponsored by Murata Machinery USA, Inc. | Muratec USA, a Thomas Verified manufacturer of

US Aug 24 2021 04:12 AM

Acteev® featured at Techtextil North America Symposium on innovative fabrics and fibers

through advanced technology. About Acteev by Ascend Performance Materials Ascend Performance Materials makes high-performance materials for

US Aug 23 2021 08:08 PM

Get to know the Defense Logistics Agency

matching large businesses with small businesses, and it is the centralized system for all federal government small business subcontracting

US Aug 23 2021 06:25 AM

Standard Textile launches quick, easy solution for box springs

clean, fresh, comfortable rooms,” said Joshua Frankel, VP, Standard Textile Interiors Group. “Encircle box spring cover was developed as a

US Aug 23 2021 01:24 AM

Hexcel : Celebrates National Composites Week 2021 | MarketScreener

Original document Permalink Disclaimer Hexcel Corporation published this content on 23

US Aug 19 2021 03:28 PM

Teijin’s Sustainable Commitment

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

US Aug 18 2021 02:16 PM

Hanesbrands to require all U.S. office employees to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19

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

US Aug 17 2021 07:06 PM

25 Clothing Brands That are Still Made in America

at home. Offshoring has long been important to the apparel industry, as manufacturers seek lower costs overseas — and some iconic American

US Aug 17 2021 12:00 PM

Helping Pandemic/Recession-Proof Operations (Part 1)

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US Aug 16 2021 08:33 PM

FTC Responds to Rampant Made in USA Fraud

1.2 million settlement against a glue manufacturer alleged to have falsely claimed its products were “Made in USA.” Consistent with prior

Transforming Cotton Dyeing Through Collaboration

Incorporated to understand and validate ECOFAST™ Pure Sustainable Textile Treatment as one innovation to help address these challenges. As a

BD Aug 15 2021 02:50 PM

Developments in sports textiles

fibers. The list of that fibers is mentioned below- Table 1 Raw Materials Natural Fibers Synthetic Fibers Special Synthetic Fibers 1. Cotton

US Aug 13 2021 11:08 PM

FTC’s New “Made in USA” Label Rule Goes Into Effect | JD Supra

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

US Aug 13 2021 02:25 PM

Operating Results Improve: One Yarn Maker Reports 110+ Percent Increase

Leaders Laud Senate Passage Of Infrastructure Bill The National Council of Textile Organizations (NCTO) issued a statement August 10

US Aug 13 2021 01:55 PM

YKK Signs Licensing Agreement with Green Theme

of eco-friendly products such as GreenRise the first zipper to use plant-based polyester, and NATULON Ocean Sourced zipper, made from ocean

US Aug 13 2021 12:00 PM

4 Sustainable Brands That Stood Out at Outdoor Retailer

from Cradle to Cradle. Recycled nylon and recycled polyester are some of the repurposed fabrics the company is using to create its eco-

US Aug 13 2021 08:38 AM

A Better Way To Protect Consumers And Fight Illicit Trade

products decrease their sales and, because they can potentially hurt the consumer, they can also damage their brand. Companies have

US Aug 13 2021 12:04 AM

Environmental Marketing Claims: Regulatory and Litigation Outlook

guidance on a particular category of claims. Product Origin Claims. Companies also use “made in USA” and similar U.S. origin claims to

AU Aug 12 2021 03:21 AM

NCTO upholds the passage of Infrastructure Bill by US senate

100 per cent domestic content for PPE to help bolster the full US production chain in the future, says Kim Glas, President and CEO.

US Aug 12 2021 12:54 AM

Fashion industry ponders post-pandemic world at MAGIC trade show

Officer and Founder of Scaling Retail, gives a small business lecture during the MAGIC apparel show at the Las Vegas Convention Center on

US Aug 12 2021 12:45 AM

HanesBrands Announces New Head of U.S. Champion Brand

of science degree in textile manufacturing and management from Clemson University. HanesBrands HanesBrands makes everyday apparel that is

AU Aug 11 2021 02:59 AM

Cone Denim uses Higg MSI to access Life Cycle Assessment and comparison data

. Earlier this year, Cone Denim’s parent company Elevate Textiles formally joined the Sustainable Apparel Coalition to contribute data and

US Aug 10 2021 08:17 PM

‘Needs to fail’ or ‘orderly’ transition? Competing ideas emerge on NC energy bill.

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

US Aug 9 2021 05:36 PM

US Businesses Pressured to Stop Importing China’s Forced Labor Products

concerns about the endorsement by NBA players of Chinese sportswear companies known to use Xinjiang cotton. The WSJ also said a House panel

US Aug 9 2021 01:00 PM

Cone Denim to Offer Verified Fabric Details Via Higg MSI

labor conditions. Earlier this year, Cone Denim’s parent company Elevate Textiles formally joined the SAC to contribute data and resources

US Aug 6 2021 01:30 PM

Unifi CEO: Costs Climbing for Recycled Plastic Inputs

Recycled and synthetic yarn maker Unifi reported strong results for its fourth fiscal quarter of 2021, citing the return in demand for

GB Aug 5 2021 10:09 AM

Texturing expansion plans for Unifi

-period as business continues to rebound. Sales of Repreve receycled PET fibre products represented 38% of consolidated net sales, compared

US Aug 4 2021 04:30 PM

Face masks are back in demand

too.” The burgeoning interest in masks could be good business for West Bridgewater-based fabric manufacturer Shawmut Corp. It supplies N-95

US Aug 2 2021 09:55 PM

Shawmut Corporation Unveils Renovated Technical Center

Technical Center, one of the largest and most technologically advanced fabric finishing operations in the US, located in Burlington, North

US Aug 2 2021 08:55 PM

July ISM manufacturing output heads down but remains at a high level

& Coal Products. The lone reporting a decrease was Textile Mills. The report’s key manufacturing metrics were mostly down in July. New

US Aug 2 2021 08:19 PM

Glen Raven selects Warren County, N.C., for major expansion

local governments to help attract economic investment and to create jobs. Companies receive no money upfront and must meet job creation and

US Aug 2 2021 04:18 PM

Sunbrella’s growth sparks Glen Raven’s expansion in Warren County

into fabric. The fabrics are engineered for specific markets and manufacturers. Upholstery fabric is going to be softer than awning fabric,

US Aug 2 2021 09:07 AM

Dupont Teijin Films Re-Introduce High Performance Kaladex® Pen Films for Demanding Applications

® polyethylene naphthalate (PEN) high performance polyester films, first manufactured at our facility in Dumfries in the United Kingdom in

US Jul 30 2021 04:16 PM

Glen Raven Selects Warren County, NC For Major Expansion

announced today. The company will invest up to $82 million in Norlina. “Companies that already do business in rural North Carolina know the

US Jul 29 2021 04:03 PM

Fruit of the Loom to expand distribution center, creating 50 full time jobs

, Ky. (WBKO) - Fruit of the Loom, a world-renowned textiles and sporting goods company headquartered in Bowling Green, KY, is expanding its

IN Jul 29 2021 09:50 AM

Proposed amendments to raise US content in federal purchases announced

‘a positive step forward’, the National Council of Textile Organisations (NCTO) appreciated the Biden administration’s commitment to closing

US Jul 29 2021 06:07 AM

Coats : raises thousands of pounds for Save the Children | MarketScreener

face masks; provide 20 community and facility based health workers with personal protective equipment; provide more than 1,000 children with

US Jul 27 2021 05:18 PM

Coats joins GM-led U.S. DOE project to develop composite EV battery enclosures

Industrial thread company Coats will provide expertise in tailored fiber-reinforced composites for zero-waste, reduced-cost preforming.