Global technical textile market forecast

June 18th, 2020

According to the report "Technical Textile Market Size, Share & Trends Analysis Report by Manufacturing" by ResearchAndMarkets.com, the global technical textile market size is expected to reach USD 250.6 billion by 2027, expanding at a CAGR of 4.5%. Superior properties of technical fabric such as excellent strength, versatility and superior performance make them desirable for […]

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NCTO elects David Roberts of Cap Yarns as chairman

June 17th, 2020

The National Council of Textile Organizations (NCTO) has elected David Roberts, CEO of Cap Yarns Inc., Clover, S.C., as its new chairman. Representing the full spectrum of U.S. textiles from fiber through finished sewn products, NCTO held its officer elections for fiscal year 2020 on Tuesday, June 16. Roberts succeeds Leib Oehmig, CEO of Glen […]

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American Cord & Webbing acquires APP

June 17th, 2020

American Cord & Webbing Co. Inc. (ACW) has aquired custom injection molding company Advantage Plastic Products (APP) which has been operating out of Concord, N.H. The new entitiy will operate under the name ACW Plastic Products Inc., DBA Advantage Plastic Products. Founded in 1917, ACW is a fourth-generation family-owned manufacturer of narrow textile webbing, industrial […]

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Frasca joins MiniFIBERS

June 16th, 2020

T. Scott Frasca has joined MiniFIBERS Inc. as technical sales representative. Frasca has a background in management, account management and technical service roles, with a demonstrated ability to build relationships at all levels of organizations; commercial, technical, and operational. Prior to joining MiniFIBERS he worked for industry leading companies for over 30 years including Buckman, […]

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Registration opens for IFAI Expo

June 15th, 2020

IFAI Expo Nov. 3–6, 2020 in Indianapolis, Ind., will mark the event’s 100th anniversary. IFAI has announced that it is moving forward as planned, and registration is now open. Safety protocols are in place and will be coordinated with host hotels and the Indiana Convention Center (ICC).  The registration area at IFAI Expo will be […]

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Top Value Fabrics announces rebrand to TVF

June 15th, 2020

Top Value Fabrics, a supplier of high-quality fabric, announced a rebrand to TVF. The rebrand reflects both the evolution of the company as well as a vision for the future. Top Value Fabrics has served people first since its founding in 1974. At the time, value was synonymous with great quality and competitive prices. TVF […]

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Global textile printing industry market forecast

June 12th, 2020

According to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s report “Textile Printing—Global Market Trajectory & Analytics,” amid the COVID-19 crisis and the looming economic recession, the textile printing market worldwide will grow by a projected 7.7 billion square meters, during the analysis period (2019–2027), driven by a revised compounded annual growth rate (CAGR) of 3.6%. Screen printing, one of the segments […]

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Spinnova and Kemira to develop sustainable inherent dyeing

June 11th, 2020

Spinnova, a sustainable fiber company, has entered long-term collaboration with the global chemicals company Kemira, to develop a highly eco-friendly inherent dyeing method of fiber. Dyeing fiber in its manufacturing process could significantly benefit both the textile industry and the environment. Inherent dyeing in the Spinnova process means that the cellulosic fiber mass is dyed […]

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Automotive headliner market outlook

June 10th, 2020

According to the new market research report “Automotive Headliner Market by Vehicle Type (Passenger and Commercial), Material Type (Fabric, Polyester and Plastic), and Region (APAC, North America, Europe, South America and Middle East & Africa) – Global Forecast to 2025”, published by MarketsandMarkets™, the global Automotive Headliner Market size is projected to grow from $16.6 […]

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AATCC Foundation Student Research Support grants available

June 9th, 2020

AATCC Foundation Student Research Support Program was established to assist undergraduate and graduate students with research on textile-related projects. The AATCC Foundation Student Research Review Board is currently seeking proposals for research related to test method development, evaluation of textile performance in actual use situations and correlations between these two. Grants ranging from $500 to […]

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