Huntsman Textile Effects opens facility in Pakistan

December 19, 2011

Huntsman Textile Effects (TE) opened its 13th new 4,000-square-meter Formulation and Distribution Center (FDC) in Karachi, Pakistan. The facility, located at the Landhi Industrial Area, provides a production platform in one of the pioneer industrial states in Pakistan and gives Huntsman further competitive advantage through convenient access and infrastructure. Pakistan represents a fast-growing, dynamic market …

Teijin Fibers to launch RFID smart shelf-management system

December 16, 2011

Teijin Fibers Ltd., the core company of the Teijin Group’s polyester fibers business, has announced that it is commencing full-scale sales of a digital smart shelf-management system incorporating Cell Form, Teijin’s two-dimensional data-communication sheet, UHF radio frequency identification (RFID) reader and compatible tags. Cell Form enables a secure connection to read the RFID identification tag …

Automated Export System compliance seminars

December 15, 2011

The Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS), U.S. Bureau of the Census (Census) and U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP)have teamed up to offer Automated Export System (AES) compliance seminars around the U.S. Upcoming seminars include: El Paso, Texas on December 13, Tampa, Fla. and Washington, D.C. in January 2012; and Savannah, Ga. in March …

Carnegie Fabrics offers two new fabrics

December 14, 2011

Carnegie Fabrics has extended the offerings of its popular “Anthology” line with two new fabrics, Morocco and Riva, and additional colorways for the classic “Wilderness.” The Anthology line marries a luxurious residential sensibility with the highest performance standards in durability and fire retardance. The new group of fabrics expands the appeal and versatility of the …

Huntsman partners with Ramatex for zero discharge of hazardous chemicals

December 13, 2011

Huntsman Textile Effects, Singapore, has announced a strategic partnership with Ramatex Group, based in Singapore, to become the world’s first textile company dedicated to and capable of enabling the brands to deliver the commitments contained in the Joint Roadmap: Toward Zero Discharge of Hazardous Chemicals. Mr. Ma Wong Ching, chairman of Ramatex, commented: “Ramatex has …

Industrial Fabrics Foundation, IFAI announce 2011 student scholarship awards

December 12, 2011

The Industrial Fabrics Foundation (IFF) student scholarship award winners for 2011 were recently announced at the Industrial Fabrics Association International (IFAI) Expo Americas 2011 in Baltimore, Md. The scholarship awards provide tuition expenses at an accredited college, university or technical school for students who are interested in a career in the specialty fabrics industry. The …

Drytac introduces tool-free interchangeable graphic display

Drytac has introduced the EZex™, an interchangeable graphic banner display at the price point of an L-frame banner stand. Users simply attach and re-attach an EZex graphic cartridge to the stand’s base foot to change out the graphic. Once the cartridge is clicked into the base, the graphic can then be pulled up and hooked …

Sunbrella® fabrics recognized in ‘Best of Year’ awards from Interior Design Magazine

December 9, 2011

Glen Raven Custom Fabrics LLC, makers of Sunbrella® fabrics, was honored by the inclusion of its fabrics in three award winners at the Interior Design Magazine Best of Year Awards on Dec. 1 at the IAC Building in New York City. The awards were for categories of work including Healthcare Textiles for its Day Dream …

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Drytac introduces tool-free interchangeable graphic display

December 8, 2011

Drytac has introduced the EZex™, an interchangeable graphic banner display at the price point of an L-frame banner stand. Users simply attach and re-attach an EZex graphic cartridge to the stand’s base foot to change out the graphic. Once the cartridge is clicked into the base, the graphic can then be pulled up and hooked …

ATNT international conference in Coimbatore, India, Dec. 15-17, 2011

December 7, 2011

The 7th edition of ATNT (Advances in Textiles, Machinery, Nonwovens and Technical Textiles) international conference will be held in the textile city Coimbatore, India, from Dec. 15th to 17th, 2011. Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas, will co-organize ATNT 2011 with the Kumaraguru College of Technology in Coimbatore. More than 125 papers spanning the entire textile …