Baldwin installs precision spray systems for textile manufacturers

September 30th, 2020

Baldwin Technology Company Inc. has successfully installed six new fabric finishing and sanforizing precision spray systems in the U.S. and Turkey. Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, the installations were completed in just 60 days, thanks to collaboration between onsite Baldwin textile team members, local agents and remote support from the company’s product and technology center in […]

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Global recycled textile market outlook

September 29th, 2020

According to ASD Reports, the global recycled textile market was valued at US$ 5,855.39 million in 2019 and is projected to reach US$ 9,365.04 million by 2027; it is expected to grow at a CAGR of 6.2% during the forecast period 2020–2027.Recycled textile is obtained by converting old and unused clothing textile into new garments […]

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Leister Technologies offers free industrial fabrics webinar

September 28th, 2020

Leister Technologies, a Swiss manufacturer of plastic welding tools, will host a free industrial fabrics webinar on October 14, 2020.  While various individuals in the industry have relied on taping, gluing and sewing to bond industrial fabrics, many have struggled to find a solution that offers increased durability. The webinar aims to equip attendees with […]

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Koehler Paper Group appoints Sternbeck for Beaver Paper

September 25th, 2020

Koehler Paper Group, a global producer of high-quality specialty paper, has named Tobias Sternbeck as chief executive officer for the recently acquired Beaver Paper, a leading producer of sublimation media for the dye-sub and digital printing industry. Sternbeck brings more than 15 years of experience delivering solutions for the sublimation and textile industries. Beaver Paper […]

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The Woolmark Company launches digital education platform

September 24th, 2020

The Woolmark Company has launched a free online learning portal to educate along the global textile supply chain. The Woolmark Learning Centre offers a level of transparency within the industry, designed for students studying fashion, agriculture science and textile engineering; designers, brands and retailers; and manufacturers of yarn, textiles and garments. The platform is an […]

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Cone Denim offers forensic verification of cotton traceability

September 23rd, 2020

Cone Denim, a global leader in denim authenticity and sustainable innovation for more than 128 years and part of the Elevate Textiles portfolio of brands, has partnered with Oritain, the product and supply chain traceability specialist, to become the first denim mill to adopt the highest level of end-to-end traceability possible Oritain’s unique method combines […]

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In memoriam: Robert W. Gore

September 22nd, 2020

Robert W. “Bob” Gore, whose scientific discoveries led to the development of waterproof GORE-TEX® fabric, died on Sept. 17 at the age of 83. Gore was chairman emeritus of the board of directors of W. L. Gore & Associates, a global material science company dedicated to improving lives through advancements in technology. His death was […]

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Designtex partners with Native Energy and Southern Plains Land Trust

September 22nd, 2020

In partnership with Native Energy and the Southern Plains Land Trust in Colorado, Designtex has balanced its 2020 operational footprint by investing in the Medford Spring Grasslands Conservation Project in southeastern Colorado. The investment helped the Trust to acquire 6,900 acres of shortgrass prairie in February 2020—land which otherwise would have been converted into cropland, […]

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IFAI Expo and R+T Show Organizer, Messe Stuttgart, to Co-locate Trade Shows Starting in 2021

September 21st, 2020

ROSEVILLE, MN—Industrial Fabrics Association International (IFAI) and Messe Stuttgart, organizers of R+T in Stuttgart, Germany; R+T Turkey in Istanbul, Turkey; R+T Asia in Shanghai, China and R+T South America in Sao Paulo, Brazil, are pleased to announce that they will co-locate IFAI Expo with Messe Stuttgart’s new U.S. show named Sun Shading Expo North America […]

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Sciessent renews commitment to sustainability

September 21st, 2020

According to a press release, Sciessent has extended its partnership with bluesign®, an independent verifier of sustainable processing and manufacturing aimed at reducing the negative impacts of the textile manufacturing industry on people and the environment.  Bluesign represents a continuously increasing number of partner companies that form the largest sustainable textile network. Together, they are jointly reducing […]

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