CleanAire to make $10 million investment

August 19th, 2019

CleanAire LLC, an air filtration manufacturing company that will be doing business as Pamlico Air, will create 305 jobs and invest $10 million as it expands its operations in Wilson County, N.C. Pamlico Air is a high-quality air filtration manufacturer that services retail, wholesale, commercial and industrial markets nationally. The company is launching a Wilson […]

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DuPont wins Green Chemistry Award

August 19th, 2019

DuPont received Taiwan’s inaugural National Green Chemistry Award at a ceremony in Taipei on April 16. The award honors companies in the region that are making strides in sustainable chemistry initiatives. It recognizes DuPont’s outstanding product life cycle management and efforts on promoting green chemistry, while highlighting DuPont™ Sorona®, a versatile polymer comprised of 37 […]

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Glen Raven announces new chief marketing officer

August 13th, 2019

Glen Raven Custom Fabrics, makers of Sunbrella®, announced the hiring of Steve Pawl as its first chief marketing officer. Pawl has a track record of developing growth strategies and strengthening brands for global companies including Husqvarna Group, Fruit of the Loom, Newell Brands and Pfizer. He will direct the global brand strategy, positioning and activation […]

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EPT and Erez form E Squared

August 8th, 2019

Engineered Polymer Technologies (EPT) and Erez Technical Textiles have announced a joint venture, forming a new company: E2. EPT and Erez combine their experience in U.S. manufacturing and Israeli business to expand operations and capabilities. E2 produces coated fabrics and polymers in a range of industries, including military, safety, air containment & inflatables, geomembranes, secondary […]

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Fiber Industries announces Donald Bockoven as new CEO

August 5th, 2019

Donald Bockoven has been announced as the new CEO of Fiber Industries LLC, Darlington, S.C., a textile production operation established by MHR Fund Management LLC. Fiber Industries has also named Andrew Rosenfeld as vice chairman of the company. Previously, Bockoven served as president and CEO of Leigh Fibers, held senior positions at Hollingsworth & Vose, […]

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Brommer joins Herculite

August 2nd, 2019

Matt Brommer has been named marketing manager for Herculite, Inc., a leader in flexible composite textiles for performance applications in solar protection, marine, tents and structures, healthcare and digital graphics. In this newly created position, Brommer is responsible for Herculite’s marketing communications programs designed to increase awareness and promote growth of the company’s products and […]

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Technical textile market growing

August 1st, 2019

According to the Global Technical Textile Market - Forecasts from 2019 to 2024, a report by ResearchAndMarkets.com, the global technical textile market is projected to grow at a CAGR of 5.16 percent to reach $244.172 billion by 2024, from $180.579 billion in 2018. Increasing industrialization and development of emerging countries is driving technical textile market […]

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An experiential exhibit of fabric color, texture and performance

August 1st, 2019

Visitors to the Casalis booth at Milan Design Week last April took a tour through a labyrinth of color and texture, including acoustic textiles and biodegradable carpet. Photos: Nicole Marnati. When Belgian textile designer Casalis returned to Milan Design Week in April after a three-year absence, the company made a statement with its signature style. […]

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Universal take-up system

August 1st, 2019

ReelPRO V2™ is an easy to install, easy to use universal take-up system for wide-format printers and laminators, allowing users to improve efficiency when printing vehicle wraps, banners, wallpaper and signs. System allows the user to operate the printer unattended and automatically shuts down when running in manual mode at the end of the print […]

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Textiles team up with technology for smart medical products

August 1st, 2019

Technological advances in the medical field are nothing short of mind-blowing. by Pamela Mills-Senn Take operating room (OR) technology. In today’s ORs, one might find an array of smart surgical tools, augmented reality devices and precision robotics that assist surgeons in performing the most complex and exacting of procedures. Patients are greatly benefiting from these […]

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