AATCC to Conduct Textile Testing Workshop September 25-26

July 31, 2019

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., USA, July 31, 2019— If you are responsible for product evaluation, specifications, and quality control for apparel and textile materials, this workshop is a must for you. Register today for AATCC’s limited attendance Introduction to Textile Testing Workshop to be held September 25-26 at the AATCC headquarters in Research Triangle Park, …

Ulrich Tombuelt hired as CEO of Sattler Corp.

Sattler Corp. of Hudson, N.C., has hired Ulrich Tombuelt as its new CEO. Tombuelt has many years of executive management experience in the textile industry in the U.S. and in Europe. Sattler Corp., a division of The Sattler Group, Austria, is known for its high-tech fabrics.

Global industrial fabric outlook

The Global Industrial Fabric market accounted for $113.65 billion in 2017 and is expected to reach $190.98 billion by 2026, growing at a CAGR of 5.9 percent during the forecast period according to a new report by ResearchAndMarkets.com. Factors for market growth include an increased use of fabric in the automotive industry and rising demand …

FILTREX™ Europe: the future of filtration

July 30, 2019

Held in Berlin in May, the 2019 FILTREX conference offered delegates the opportunity to hear leading spokespersons for the industry discuss the future of filtration for vehicles, new developments in nonwoven media, media design and filter converting, and modeling and testing for the high-performance requirements expected by the market. The second edition of the FILTREX …

Bally Ribbon Mills Announces E-WEBBINGS® E-textile Product Base

July 29, 2019

Bally Ribbon Mills (BRM), an industry leader in the design, development, and manufacture of highly specialized engineered woven fabrics, announces its proprietary E-WEBBINGS® e-textile product base, specifically designed to serve as a customizable base for a wide range of smart textile applications within the Internet of Things (IoT). These smart textiles are made from a …

ARA forecasts growth

A five-year forecast from the American Rental Association (ARA) calls for equipment and event rental revenues in North America to surpass $61.3 billion in 2019, including $55.8 billion in the U.S. and $5.3 billion in Canada, up 5.0 percent compared to 2018. Steady growth is expected in each of the successive years of the forecast …

Wastewater testing from Hohenstein

July 26, 2019

Following recognition by the Zero Discharge of Hazardous Chemicals (ZDHC) Program as a partnering wastewater-testing laboratory, Hohenstein now offers customers the security of ZDHC-compliant manufacturing. As an internationally accredited testing laboratory, service provider and research partner of the textile industry, Hohenstein supports the objectives of the ZDHC and the ZDHC Roadmap. The ZDHC aims to …

Pierce joins Goodwin-Cole

July 25, 2019

The Goodwin-Cole Company, based in Sacramento, Calif., has hired Scott Pierce as sales manager. Pierce will oversee salespeople and the sales support team at the company. Prior to joining Goodwin-Cole, he was vice president of sales for TerraFirma Foundation Systems in Portland.

Nonwovens leaders meet at IDEA® 2019

Leaders from the global nonwoven associations held a strategy meeting at the IDEA 2019 Conference in March to advance coordination on free and fair trade in nonwovens and the growing environmental concern about plastics. The first step in advancing free and fair trade has been achieved with an updated and uniform nonwoven definition published by …

BeBop Sensors is a Red Herring Top 100

July 24, 2019

BeBop Sensors, a leader in smart fabric sensor technology, won Red Herring’s Top 100 North America 2019 Award. BeBop uses smart fabrics to create elegant sensor solutions for OEMs: BeBop’s sensors comprehend force, location, size, weight, bend, twist and presence across any size, resolution and geometry. The Red Herring Award is one of the technology …