Hemp derivative market growth forecast

August 31st, 2021

According to The Insight Partners’ research study on “Hemp Derivatives Market to 2028–Global Analysis and Forecast–by Type and Application,” the hemp derivative market is projected to reach US$ 20,977.94 million by 2028 from US$ 4,585.43 million in 2019; it is expected to grow at a CAGR of 20.4% from 2022 to 2028. In 2021, Asia […]

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Affordable, luxurious upholstery textiles

August 30th, 2021

Layer is one of a new trio of budget-friendly upholstery textiles from Designtex. Designtex’s newest products, Gather, Layer and Lounge, are a trio of budget-friendly textiles that play well alone or together. Gather is a textured solid upholstery fabric available in nine colors. The running top stitch is a technique inspired by Sashiko embroidery. Layer’s […]

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Caldwell joins Sattler Outdura

August 30th, 2021

Sattler Outdura, a division of The Sattler Group, Austria, has announced the addition of Chris Caldwell as product manager for Outdura casual furniture and Sattler shade fabrics. Caldwell will be responsible for the development, analysis and management of all furniture and shade fabrics and will work closely with sales and business development to enhance Outdura’s […]

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Textile recycling market outlook

August 27th, 2021

According to the report “Textile Recycling Market: Global Industry Trends, Share, Size, Growth, Opportunity and Forecast 2021-2026,” the global textile recycling market reached a value of around US$ 5 billion in 2020. The global textile recycling market is expected to exhibit moderate growth during the next five years. Textile recycling refers to the method of […]

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Ask the Expert: Disinfectants are in the Hot Seat in the Upholstery Market

August 26th, 2021

Extreme testing parameters of quaternary ammonium salts on contract seating fabric drives need for super high-performance lacquers The Quat Compound Upholstery fabric used in the contract seating market in mass transit, medical, and hospitality applications can breed harmful bacteria with widespread capability. Since the pandemic has swept the world, cleaning and disinfecting commonly touched surfaces […]

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Ask the Expert: A Look Forward with Sunbrella.®

August 26th, 2021

With Kirk Fitzsimmons, director of industrial sales As the world continues to navigate a roller coaster of experiences caused by the health pandemic, people continue to invest in their homes, specifying preferred and trusted brands and favoring quality above all else. As a result, we’re seeing unprecedented levels of demand for Sunbrella fabrics – more […]

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Ask the Expert: Get to know the Sunbrella® Care Team

August 26th, 2021

Get to know the Sunbrella® Care Team With Brandon Hughes, Sunbrella Care Service Manager As part of our commitment to provide the highest quality fabric and service, Sunbrella has a team of experts dedicated to going the extra mile to support partners with any inquiry they may have. With more than 25 years of experience, […]

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Ask the Expert: Understanding the Sunbrella® Warranty Expansion

August 26th, 2021

Understanding the Sunbrella® Warranty Expansion with Sunbrella Care Director Alan Rampey To better serve our partners, consumers, and the industry as a whole, Sunbrella, a leader in the performance fabric space, is committed to continuous improvement and is proud to offer the industry’s most comprehensive warranty with an expansion that now includes labor costs. To shed light on our […]

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Global textile coatings market forecast

August 26th, 2021

According to a report by ResearchAndMarkets.com, the market for textile coatings is expected to grow at a CAGR of less than 4% during the forecast period of 2021 to 2026. Major factors driving the market studied are increasing standards for protective textiles. Thermoplastics have dominated the global textile coatings market due to their superior properties […]

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In memoriam: Wayne M. Yonce

August 25th, 2021

Wayne M. Yonce, 77, of Champaign, Ill., died on August 16, 2021, after a long and courageous battle with Parkinson’s disease with dementia.  Yonce owned and operated Twin City Tent and Awning for more than 50 years until his retirement in 2018. He was considered a pioneer in the industrial fabrics industry. Throughout his distinguished […]

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