APPI explains energy contracts

September 3rd, 2020

By Kathryn Allen, APPI Energy (Editor’s note: APPI energy services are included in the membership benefit package offered by Industrial Fabrics Association International. The following information was compiled by APPI to help explain their services.) APPI Energy provides our clients a comprehensive way to reduce energy expenses and create budget certainty. Unbiased and independent, we […]

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Lenzing announces findings from Global Consumer Perception survey

September 3rd, 2020

According to a press release from Lenzing Group, a leader in sustainably produced wood-based specialty fibers, the company has announced findings from its Global Consumer Perception Survey on Sustainable Raw Materials in Fashion and Home Textiles. The survey, which was conducted in early 2020, assessed the perceptions and behaviors of Conscious Consumers towards sustainable clothing […]

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MAS+ and HeiQ partner to produce functional PPE

September 2nd, 2020

As an effort to contribute to mitigating the spread of the coronavirus and other hospital infections, MAS+ has created a range of functional PPE products that integrate HeiQ Viroblock NPJ03, the latest breakthrough in textile technologies in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. This revolutionary textile treatment has shown a 99.99% reduction of the SARS-CoV-2 virus […]

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Bioplastic textiles market outlook

September 1st, 2020

According to ResearchAndMarket’s report “Bioplastic Textiles Market: Global Industry Analysis, Trends, Market Size, and Forecasts up to 2025,” the global bioplastic textiles market is expected to grow with a CAGR of 19.8% over the forecast period. The study on bioplastic textiles market covers the analysis of the leading geographies such as North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, […]

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Why socializing is essential, even in a pandemic

September 1st, 2020

There has been very little to like about the year 2020. One of the latest disappointments, especially for Review readers, is the cancellation of the in-person IFAI Expo set for November. On top of all the education and new products and networking that industry members look forward to, Expo 2020 was supposed to be a […]

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Chiki Diki develops fashionable protective gear for fighting contagions

September 1st, 2020

Chiki Diki cofounder Susan Hooper was inspired to create a fashionable line of protective clothing after an unpleasant flight in 2019, during which a seatmate coughed nonstop. Photo: Chiki Diki. Antimicrobial protective clothing company Chiki Diki is promoting a new line of fashionable protective gear and accessories featuring clever designs and proprietary textile treatments that […]

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Blockout blockbuster

September 1st, 2020

Deko-Tex Blockout 7186BBFN is a 100% blockout fabric with a one-sided black-back blockout coating. This optic white fabric is slightly elastic in the length and width with dimensional stability for easier frame installation. Engineered to perform at its best when utilizing UV ink printing processes, a new proprietary coating provides brilliant color and image definition […]

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Tent rental companies elevate their portfolio with tough installations

September 1st, 2020

Tent rental companies confront challenges—and reap rewards—when they say yes to complex installations. by Pamela Mills-Senn In the tent rental industry, a willingness to tackle tough installations requires steely nerves, can-do attitudes, experienced and talented crews and lots of planning. But when it all comes together, challenging projects bring a sense of satisfaction and accomplishment, […]

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Quick FAQs on IFAI’s virtual Expo

September 1st, 2020

The industry comes together via technology in an unusual year.   Companies from around the world will be displaying their products, services and solutions in a virtual exhibit hall. Attendees can visit exhibitors to discover new products and services, watch a video, chat with exhibitors, schedule virtual appointments and learn what products and services are […]

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Stryv Medical’s interns launch PPE line while learning about the textile industry

September 1st, 2020

The company’s double-layered face masks (above) are made in the USA of cotton twill. Photos: Stryv Medical. Stryv Medical and its young workforce have launched a new line of medical gowns and masks to fight the COVID-19 pandemic. Founded by St. John’s University professors King Mukherjee and Bob Gazich, Stryv Medical’s goal is to provide […]

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