Techtextil N.A., Texprocess Americas shows postponed

July 31st, 2020

The organizers of Techtextil North America and Texprocess Americas have announced that the co-located events have been postponed beyond 2020. “We have been monitoring the global spread of COVID-19 that began earlier this year, and to uphold our commitment to the industry, we postponed [the events] to October 1-3, 2020. However, as coronavirus cases in […]

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ChromaScape acquires Greenville Colorants

July 30th, 2020

ChromaScape LLC, a specialty chemicals manufacturer of pigments, colorants and additives, has acquired Greenville Colorants LLC, a processor of liquid and powder dyes, representing a significant expansion of products serving paper, printing inks and textile industries. Greenville Colorants’ technical capabilities, broad portfolio of more than 2,000 products and advantageous geographic locations in New Jersey, South […]

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IFAI Expo Going Virtual for 2020

July 29th, 2020

Given the continuing uncertainty with the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic and the importance of the health and safety of the entire textile community, IFAI has made the difficult, yet unavoidable decision to transition IFAI Expo 2020, set for Nov. 3-6, 2020, in Indianapolis, IN USA to an online only virtual event. IFAI Virtual Expo will take place […]

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SergeFerrari Group acquires Verseidag-Indutex

July 29th, 2020

SergeFerrari Group announced the acquisition of Verseidag-Indutex, a world leader in PTFE glass materials, from Jagenberg AG, in a press release on July 29. SergeFerrari designs, manufactures and distributes innovative flexible composite materials. The acquisition, for an undisclosed amount, will strengthen the company’s position as a global leader in tensile architecture and modular structures and […]

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Industry coalition releases statement on PPE policy

July 29th, 2020

An industry coalition representing the full spectrum of domestic personal protective equipment (PPE) production released a statement outlining policy principles and objectives needed for reshoring and safeguarding domestic PPE manufacturing. The COVID-19 pandemic, which exposed severe shortages in the nation’s PPE supply and an over-reliance on foreign sourced products, underscores how important it is for […]

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Enduratex announces new CEU course

July 28th, 2020

Enduratex is pleased to support CFFA (Chemical Fabrics & Film Association) in announcing its new CEU (continuing education unit) offering, CFFA Coated Fabric Construction and Testing. According to Eric Petersen, director of sales and marketing for Enduratex and a member of the CFFA board, “The goal of this CEU accredited course is to provide education […]

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Canvas Products Association, Zone 7, cancels 2020 conference

July 27th, 2020

The Canvas Products Association, Zone 7, has canceled its 2020 annual conference due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The association plans to reach out to members in the coming months with details on its annual membership meeting via video conference.   The Canvas Products Association, Zone 7, is a trade organization comprised of fabric product manufacturers […]

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Moss opens new headquarters and operations facility

July 27th, 2020

Moss Inc. has moved to a new global headquarters and manufacturing facility in Franklin Park, Ill., near Chicago. The space accommodates all U.S. operations and brings Moss’s core capabilities, expertise and production volume together under one roof. “We have both the mindset and the facility to deliver the most diverse and imaginative range of possibilities […]

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Awning Works offers portable shade and isolation solutions for COVID-19 protection

July 24th, 2020

Awning Works Inc., Clearwater, Fla., has been actively supporting the local community by meeting the demand for health and safety protection products. In addition to the company’s MedTent and Clear Isolation Panels (ISO), Awning Works has outfitted its MedTent with commercial white tent vinyl fabric to provide a portable, sturdy, quick setup InTent Shade Tent. […]

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Sono-Tek announces $1.6 million order for the advanced textiles industry

July 24th, 2020

Sono-Tek Corporation, a developer and manufacturer of ultrasonic coating systems, announced that it has received a new order for two systems to be used in the advanced textiles industry, with a total value of approximately USD $1.6 million.  The order is among the largest that the company has received in its history and is for […]

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