Textiles in the News

US May 14 2021 12:31 PM

Showtime’s fabric showcase

In the cotton group, showcasing: Leland, an updated plaid made of 100% two-ply cotton yarns in colors including pastels, neutrals and

US May 14 2021 04:03 AM

Valdese Weavers Unveils Color Trends

shades are translated in all of the Valdese Weavers brands, including Circa 1801, Valdese Weavers, InsideOut Performance Fabrics, Sustain

US May 13 2021 09:59 PM

Hexcel To Build New Center of Excellence for Advanced Composites Innovation in Utah

of Economic Development (GOED) is pleased to announce that Hexcel Corporation will build a flagship Center of Excellence for Research &

US May 13 2021 07:19 PM

Coats Embarks on a Circular Strategy with Biodegradable Thread

hubs around the world. There, the company develops new products and processes in apparel, footwear and performance materials. These

US May 13 2021 03:24 PM

Heatcon to distribute Hexcel prepregs for UAV/AAM market

North American distribution of Hexcel carbon fiber prepreg tapes and fabrics to support urban air mobility manufacturing and repair. The

US May 12 2021 07:27 PM

Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs Committee Passes Portman, Peters Bipartisan Make PPE in America Act

” said Kim Glas, President and CEO of the National Council of Textile Organizations (NCTO). “This legislation will incentivize investment in

US May 12 2021 03:41 PM

Farm to Fashion: When Cotton Gets Conscious, Tackling Transparency

American fabric production by shortening its supply chain, reducing its manufacturing footprint and sourcing more sustainable cotton. This

US May 11 2021 06:42 PM

Valdese Weavers names new COO and SVP of finance

at Valdese Weavers since 2011. She played an integral role in the company’s acquisition of Dicey Fabrics in 2015 and the company’s

GB May 11 2021 12:28 PM

Expanding sustainable range at Coats

customers in achieving their sustainability goals,” said Adrian Elliott, president of apparel and footwear at Coats. “With the launch of our

US May 10 2021 06:45 PM

How Do Changes in Washington Impact Cotton?

Cotton Grower® magazine’s Cotton Companion podcast, Reece Langley, Vice President of Washington Operations for the National Cotton Council,

US May 10 2021 01:18 PM

Massachusetts company finds solution to disposable PPE trash problem

variety of designs. Precision Fabrics Group and Unifi are both working with Merrow Manufacturing. Bryon Bassett of Precision Fabrics Group

US May 7 2021 10:00 PM

Manufacturing companies make plea for help amid labor shortage

TSG CEO Brian Rosenstein, Shurtape Technologies CEO Vuk Trivanovic, Valdese Weavers President Blake Millinor, Century Furniture CFO Brandon

US May 7 2021 06:08 AM

Teijin offers recycled fiber breakthrough

sportswear, functional clothing and industrial uniforms. SOURCE: sportstextiles.com More News: Conference on the sustainable finishing of

US May 7 2021 05:01 AM

Georgia Association of Manufacturer elect officers, board members

The members of the Georgia Association of Manufacturers (GAM) and the Manufacturers Education Foundation (MEF) each elected officers and

US May 6 2021 09:04 PM

Transatlantic Trade | US and Europe – Week of April 26, 2021

-19 vaccines. In a virtual meeting with the National Council of Textile Organizations, participants discussed mobilization of the textile

US May 6 2021 06:41 PM

Valdese Weavers, Arhaus launch collection from recycled marine plastics

Initiative. The partnership creates fabrics and furnishings from recycled marine litter. Textiles manufacturer Valdese Weavers is teaming up

US May 6 2021 05:53 PM

Fruit Of The Loom Partners With Zara To Launch New Global Capsule Collection

6, 2021, 2021 — Fruit of the Loom, the iconic and beloved apparel brand has partnered with fashion retail powerhouse, Zara, to launch their

US May 6 2021 05:13 PM

Efferent Labs and Gore Announce Development Collaboration Expansion

., May 06, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Efferent Labs and W. L. Gore & Associates (“Gore”) today announced an expansion of their collaboration

US May 6 2021 04:51 PM

Valdese continues Seaqual collaboration with 16 intros available on Arhaus seating

” said John Reed, CEO and co-founder of Arhaus. “We’re thrilled to be unifying our voices against plastic pollution with Valdese Weavers and

US May 6 2021 12:15 AM

“We owe it to the workers, to the small business owners to have their backs”: New bill would put Maine workers first

USA and that needs to change," Waxman added. Kathie Leonard of Auburn Manufacturing, Inc. added having 'Buy American' content at the state

US May 5 2021 09:55 PM

Standard Textile Honored as a US Best Managed Company

. During the fall of 2020, Standard Textile launched a national program to combat homelessness called Standard Textile Cares. The company is

Shawmut Corporation Partners With The Massachusetts Dental Society to Provide Members With US-Made PPE

Asia, has been molding the future through advanced materials, textile manufacturing, and process innovation for a wide range of industries,

US May 4 2021 03:36 PM

Fairfield sets Virtual Design Challenge for new showroom look

, N.C. — As Fairfield celebrates its centennial year, the company has announced a Virtual Design Challenge, with eight interior designers

US May 4 2021 12:00 PM

Cone Denim to Produce Nearly 3 Million Pounds of Organic Cotton

, Cotton Leads, and is the first global denim manufacturer to offer Oritain technology to scientifically verify the origins of cotton. Cone

US May 1 2021 10:00 AM

Manufacturing Solutions Center breaks ground on new building

could provide a boost to industry. “It may undo what NAFTA did to the textile industry years ago as far as revitalization,” Whitener said.

GB Apr 30 2021 11:59 AM

Cone Denim scales OCS certified cotton production

to produce nearly 3m pounds of certified Organic Content Standard (OCS) cotton in the production of its organic denim collection by the end

US Apr 29 2021 04:55 PM

Gaston College Appoints Don Rusch As New Director Of Textile Technology Center

TTC. He is a seasoned industry leader with over 25 years of experience in textile plant operation. “I am truly excited and grateful for the

US Apr 29 2021 04:45 PM

INDA Releases 2020 Nonwovens Supply Report

; the essential element for strategic planning and business investment decisions,” said Dave Rousse, INDA President. The report—and the

US Apr 29 2021 04:38 PM

NCTO President & CEO Kim Glas Testifies On Supply Chain Resiliency At House Small Business Subcommittee Hearing

testimony by NCTO President and CEO Kim Glas here . Posted April 29, 2021 Source: National Council of Textile Organizations (NCTO)

GB Apr 29 2021 09:44 AM

Milliken donates reusable gowns to schools

to the pandemic,” said Chad McAllister, executive vice president president of Milliken’s Textile Division. “Our hope is that this gown

US Apr 28 2021 11:42 PM

Lenzing and RCGD Continue to Share Eco Couture at the Oscars

For the second consecutive year, fiber provider Lenzing and the sustainable-fashion advocacy group Red Carpet Green Dress joined together to

US Apr 28 2021 08:00 PM

Fairfield Chair Announces Its High Point Virtual Design Challenge Contest

celebrates their centennial year in business, the company continues to produce high-quality casegoods and upholstery. In an effort to make

US Apr 27 2021 10:15 PM

Meet Biden's 'Made in America' director

made goods. (DGA) Biden’s Buy American agenda hinges on investing in American products and companies up and down the supply chain. In late

US Apr 27 2021 03:14 PM

The Lenzing Group Publishes Its Sustainability Report 2020

-term measures to safeguard its business operations and mitigate the effects of fiber prices and fiber demand which came under increasing

US Apr 27 2021 03:05 PM

Milliken makes progress towards 2025 sustainability goals

named Milliken as one of the world’s most ethical companies for 15 straight years. The company employs 8,000 associates across 46 locations

US Apr 27 2021 01:00 PM

Bill encourages domestic PPE production

not have to rely on foreign countries for personal protective equipment. “When I talk to PPE manufacturers about re-shoring this production

DuPont Honored with Responsible Care® Award for Outstanding COVID-19 Response Efforts by the American Chemistry Council

to support frontline responders via garment production in 12 countries. DuPont sites also mobilized to manufacture and donate 44,000 liters

US Apr 26 2021 09:32 PM

Vice President Harris tells UN it's time now to prepare for next pandemic

being of women, and surging capacity for personal protective equipment and vaccine and test manufacturing. Harris said much has been learned

US Apr 26 2021 06:13 PM

NCC on Senate Reintroduction of Growing Climate Solutions Act

participation in carbon credit markets. Vice President of Washington Operations for the National Cotton Council (NCC), Reece Langley,

US Apr 26 2021 05:10 PM

Ralph Lauren to Offer the Industry Color on Demand System

also provides a more efficient and sustainable way to color cotton at any point in product manufacturing, rather than at the outset, which

US Apr 26 2021 04:02 PM

Tencel gets green spotlight on Oscars’ red carpet

to bring eco-couture to the spotlight,” said Harold Weghorst, vice president of global marketing and branding at Lenzing Group. “While our

US Apr 26 2021 04:01 PM

Glen Raven emphasizes people and the planet in its first corporate sustainability report

says, but it did reinforce the company’s commitment to the health and well-being of its associates. The company has spent almost $8 million

US Apr 26 2021 03:32 PM

Glen Raven releases 1st corporate sustainability report

said Leib Oehmig, Glen Raven CEO. “We owe it to future generations to continue to be a business that demonstrates success while contributing

Glen Raven Unveils First Corporate Sustainability Report

Good, please visit GlenRaven.com/sustainability. About Glen Raven, Inc.: Founded in 1880, Glen Raven, Inc. is a family-owned company with a

GB Apr 26 2021 08:58 AM

Range of new developments at Rieter

and sustainably. The company’s latest developments will be showcased at the ITMA Asia + CITME 2021 textile machinery exhibition in Shanghai,

US Apr 25 2021 06:30 PM

Milliken & Company Publishes Third Annual Corporate Sustainability Report

Global manufacturer Milliken & Company today released its third annual corporate sustainability report, entitled Together for Tomorrow. This

US Apr 25 2021 05:15 PM

Local company leads the way in material recycling

said. Some of the local companies Material Return works with include Valdese Weavers, Meridian, DeFeet and Kellex. What Material Return is

US Apr 23 2021 02:30 PM

Valdese Weavers to showcase InsideOut line at Showtime

.C. — Valdese Weavers is showcasing its new InsideOut Performance Fabric line at the upcoming International Textile Alliance Showtime event,

US Apr 23 2021 01:01 AM

Textile chemicals market outlook

as cotton and manmade fibers. The textile industry in the region, overall, has shown a positive trend due to the growing technical textile

US Apr 22 2021 08:48 PM

Teijin, JGC and Itochu to collaborate on chemical recycling of polyester textiles

network of textile industry players. The three companies intend to establish a system for collecting discarded polyester fiber products and

US Apr 22 2021 07:59 PM

This Earth Day, Consider Cotton & Regenerative Agriculture

the top (34 percent), according to the Cotton Council International and Cotton Incorporated 2017 Environmental Survey. This is followed by

US Apr 22 2021 04:59 PM

Brown, Portman, Peters, Braun Reintroduce ‘Build America, Buy America’ Legislation

that American taxpayer dollars are used to buy American-made iron, steel, and manufactured products for any federally funded infrastructure

AU Apr 22 2021 06:00 AM

Lenzing expects 2021 operating results to reach pre-COVID levels

eco-friendly fibers from the renewable raw material wood. Its high-quality fibers are used in a variety of textile applications ranging from

US Apr 21 2021 05:40 PM

Rep. Ted Budd Introduces Make PPE in America Act

of Made in America. In North Carolina, we’re a national leader in textile manufacturing and we have a rich history of producing high-quality

US Apr 21 2021 05:12 PM

NCC: Climate Solutions Legislation Is Timely

disclosure of farmer-specific or confidential business information. Based on information provided by the National Cotton Council 0 1 5 NCC

US Apr 21 2021 04:14 PM

Rubio slams US companies over China ‘hypocrisy’

American company, but H&M is an example of a company that dared to speak out against the cotton that's coming from forced labor in Xinjiang.

US Apr 21 2021 03:19 PM

Browzwear and Cotton Incorporated Collaborate to Produce Sustainable Fabrics for Designers as a Continued Commitment towards a More Sustainable Fashion Industry

advances the use of cotton in textile products by doubling down on innovation. "Innovation is at the heart of what we do with cotton," says

US Apr 21 2021 02:31 PM

22 Brands Discuss The Importance Of Ethics In Fashion, For Earth Day

. ÉTICA ÉTICA was started by Agustin Ramirez, who owns Hera Apparel, a denim manufacturer in Puebla, Mexico. Ramirez was always passionate

US Apr 20 2021 09:59 PM

Economists say manufacturing industry ‘crucial’ to SC’s economic recovery and growth

manufacturing officials and state leaders unveiled the 2020 South Carolina Manufacturers Alliance Economic Impact Report Tuesday morning at

US Apr 20 2021 08:52 PM

Polartec Continues to Lead the Charge on Sustainability

centered around durability and circularity. “There are a lot of textile companies out there,” said Steve Layton, president of Polartec. “Our

US Apr 20 2021 08:30 PM

YKK launches digital showroom

video and catalogs and meet online with YKK representatives. The company also plans to host webinars and other learning opportunities using

US Apr 20 2021 04:32 PM

North Carolina man­u­fac­turers searching for new talent

billion water bottles to date Now, some companies like Piedmont Triad-based Unifi, a recycled-fiber company, are experiencing an upswing in

US Apr 20 2021 11:21 AM

Omya and BASF Continue Partnership for Pilot Coating Center for Paper & Board

customers Prof. Dr. Thomas Schiele, Vice President Business Management Dispersions for Adhesives, Fiber Bonding and Paper Coating, BASF: “

US Apr 19 2021 07:14 PM

Lenzing’s Tencel eShop Bridges Fiber-Consumer Divide

commerce site that bridges the divide between manufacturers and the end consumer by curating a diverse mix of apparel and home goods made of

US Apr 19 2021 05:28 PM

Lenzing launches Tencel e-commerce platform

Florian Heubrandner, VP of Lenzing’s global textiles business. “As we continue to develop more sustainable textile solutions, we hope that

US Apr 19 2021 05:05 PM

Inside Gildan's San Antonio Sewing Factory for Fashion Revolution Week

.” As a vertically integrated apparel manufacturing company with exceptional oversight of its supply chain and operations, Gildan is well

US Apr 19 2021 02:30 PM

WVU Davis College unveils Amy A. Bircher Textiles Laboratory

and future students to learn in a hands-on environment for textile science and innovation.” “There are so many incredible opportunities for

GB Apr 19 2021 10:57 AM

Lycra Co FreeF!t technology offers optimum stretch and recovery

Performance fibre specialist The Lycra Company is preparing to present its latest denim innovations at this week's Kingpins Show, in

IN Apr 19 2021 08:12 AM

NCTO seeks approval for collection of China 301 duties

The National Council of Textile Organizations (NCTO) of the US has requested the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to reconsider and

US Apr 16 2021 10:00 AM

Western Fashion Brands Sued for Using Forced Labor in China

imagery shows that the number and size of detention facilities and textile factories are rapidly expanding. Satellite pictures also indicate

US Apr 15 2021 02:40 PM

March/April 2021

. At its recent annual meeting, the Washington-based National Council of Textile Organizations (NCTO) re-elected Cap Yarns CEO David

US Apr 15 2021 02:30 PM

Glen Raven Custom Fabrics Joins the OpExChange

where most textile manufacturing has gone overseas, the majority of their fabrics are produced in the United States. The Anderson facility

US Apr 15 2021 02:22 PM

HanesBrands Celebrates Earth Day with 12th Consecutive U.S. EPA Energy Star Award for Environmental Stewardship

that HBI was one of two apparel manufacturers named one of Ethisphere’s 2021 World’s Most Ethical Companies . Also in February, the

GB Apr 15 2021 01:13 PM

Jeanologia, Cone Denim partner on Mission Zero collection

Denim finishing technology specialist Jeanologia has partnered with Cone Denim to launch a new 'Mission Zero' goal, which will see their

GB Apr 15 2021 09:48 AM

E-branding for Lenzing’s Veocel

of Veocel branded fiberes and develop co-branding campaigns that improve the value of their products. First launched in 2018 for the textile

GB Apr 15 2021 09:18 AM

Mission Zero at Kingpins24

Zero goal. Cone currently uses Jeanologia’s G2 Ozone finishing ranges, lasers and Bluescan machinery. Additionally, we are in the process

US Apr 15 2021 01:01 AM

Teijin to produce nanofiber filament from recycled polyester

fields, including sportswear, functional clothing and industrial uniforms. The company is forecasting sales of recycled-polyester Nanofront

US Apr 14 2021 09:31 PM

Standard Textile Recognized as a US Best Managed Company

by the Best Managed Companies program. About Standard Textile Founded in 1940, Standard Textile has developed a culture of innovation,

US Apr 14 2021 05:53 PM

Teijin to mass-produce nanofiber filaments made from recycled polyester

mass produce a new version of its Nanofront ultra-fine polyester, which the company believes is the world’s first nanofiber to be made from

US Apr 14 2021 05:26 PM

NCTO Sends Letter To Acting OMB Director, Requesting Agency To Grant Approval For Collection Of China 301 Duties On Section 321 De Minimis Shipments

WASHINGTON — April 14, 2021 — National Council of Textile Organizations (NCTO) President and CEO Kim Glas sent a letter to Acting Director

US Apr 14 2021 05:15 AM

The Lycra Company CEO Discusses Sustainability, Shift to Circular Economy

the beverage industry, where our latest innovation addresses textile waste. WWD: How else is The Lycra Company continuing its commitment to

US Apr 13 2021 07:26 PM

Gerber Technology Empowers Cost Reduction as Global Prices Continue to Rise

has a global team of passionate experts to support companies in apparel and accessories, personal protective equipment, home and leisure,

US Apr 13 2021 04:26 PM

For The Second Consecutive Year, Red Carpet Green Dress™ Collaborates With Lenzing’s TENCEL™ Brand On Sustainable Eco-Couture Textiles For The OSCARS®

lyocell fibers, modal fibers and filament yarn that are of 100-percent botanic origin. Derived from renewable wood sources, the fibers and

US Apr 13 2021 04:14 PM

Lenzing Expands Lenzing E-Branding Service To The VEOCEL™ Brand

driving greater transparency,” said Jürgen Eizinger, vice president of Global Nonwovens Business, Lenzing AG. The VEOCEL™ brand continues

US Apr 13 2021 10:01 AM

HanesBrands Celebrates Earth Day with 12th Consecutive U.S. EPA Energy Star Award for Environmental Stewardship


US Apr 13 2021 09:12 AM


edition Spring/Summer Collection please visit Kentwool.com. About Kentwool Founded in 1843, Kentwool remains one of the nation’s longest

IN Apr 12 2021 04:16 AM

US' Parkdale Mills plays key role in government face mask initiative

that represents domestic textile manufacturers. National Council of Textiles Organisation (NCTO) member Parkdale Mills is playing a key

AU Apr 10 2021 03:07 AM

The Lycra Company appoints new Chaiman

its ambitious growth vision. He joined the business in 2007 and, since 2018, led the company’s apparel business, where he managed the global

US Apr 8 2021 04:48 PM

Precision Textiles Develops Biodegradable Fabric For Disposable Medical & Isolation Gowns

to procure clothing, fabrics, yarns, fibers, other textiles and food that is not grown, produced, reprocessed or reused in the United States

US Apr 8 2021 04:07 PM

How To Build A Direct-To-Consumer Brand: Data, Authenticity, CX And Gore-Tex

That made the aspirations of Stephen Sullivan and his company Stio, a direct-to-consumer outdoor apparel brand founded in 2011 and based in

US Apr 7 2021 09:04 PM

Gastonia's Parkdale Mills helping make PPE to fight pandemic

the long term.” Kim Glas, president and CEO of the National Council of Textile Organizations said: “We want to sincerely thank Sen. Kaine

US Apr 7 2021 02:01 PM

Precision Textiles Offers A Valuable Alternative To Foam

amount of foam needed by up to five inches, minimizing bedding manufacturers’ reliance on the volatile raw material without sacrificing the

US Apr 7 2021 11:42 AM

Achroma adds its database to The BHive digital platform

partnered with The BHive. “With the pandemic crisis, textile manufacturers are experiencing numerous logistic bottlenecks and challenges,”

US Apr 7 2021 11:42 AM

Huntsman, Sciessent partner for sustainable microbe- and odor-resistant textiles

and comfort technologies from pre-treatment to coloration and finishing,” noted Rohit Aggarwal, president, Huntsman Textile Effects.