Compact digital scanning printer

August 24th, 2021

The entry-level EFI™ Reggiani Blaze digital textile scanning printer is an easy-to-use, compact solution for industrial inkjet printing. The new entry-level EFI™ Reggiani Blaze digital textile scanning printer is an easy-to-use, compact solution for efficient, sustainable industrial inkjet printing. The 1.8-meter-wide printer offers a continuous recirculation ink system equipped with a level sensor and degassing […]

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Thai Acrylic Fibre Co. launches digital traceability for Radianza

August 24th, 2021

Thai Acrylic Fibre Co. Ltd. (TAF), a part of Aditya Birla Group, has launched a digital traceability platform to trace its flagship fiber brand, Radianza. The digital platform, backed by Blockchain technology, will ensure complete transparency and traceability for brands, retailers and consumers of Radianza fiber in the finished garment. The platform has been developed […]

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Culp Inc. leads donation drive for Haiti earthquake relief

August 23rd, 2021

Culp Inc., a textile company with roots in High Point, N.C.’s furniture industry, is leading a community-wide “Hands in for Haiti” donation drive to help the victims of the recent earthquake in Haiti. Culp has production facilities in Ouanaminthe, Haiti. While the earthquake occurred in another region of the country and did not result in […]

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Textile global market forecast

August 20th, 2021

According to the report "Textile Global Market Report 2021: COVID-19 Impact and Recovery to 2030" by ResearchAndMarkets.com, the global textile market is expected to grow from $594.61 billion in 2020 to $654.57 billion in 2021 at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 10.1%. The growth is mainly due to the companies rearranging their operations and recovering […]

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Precision Textiles to open manufacturing facility in North Carolina

August 19th, 2021

Precision Textiles has signed a lease for a new 160,000-square-foot, 25-acre campus in Troy, North Carolina. The new plant is expected to be operational by Sept. 1, 2021, and will employ 100 people from the local area. The facility, once a textiles production plant that serviced the automobile industry, is Precision Textiles’ first domestic manufacturing […]

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Piedmont Plastics to open new location

August 18th, 2021

Piedmont Plastics, a wholesale distributor of plastic sheet, rod, tube and film, has announced that it will be open a new branch location in Chattanooga, Tenn., this fall. The new location will mark Piedmont’s 51st branch in North America and its fourth location in the state of Tennessee. The Chattanooga branch will operate as a […]

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Nowak joins Orion Engineered Carbons

August 16th, 2021

Paul M. Nowak has joined Orion Engineered Carbons (OEC) S.A. as sales manager. He is responsible for leading OEC Specialty Carbon Black sales in the northeast, developing and implementing new regional sales strategies and leading selected global key accounts. Nowak brings to Orion more than 30 years of experience in urethanes, epoxies, phenolics, organic and […]

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New update to FEA design software

August 16th, 2021

The version 15 update adds new features and ensures compatibility with current versions of AutoCAD and Rhino. MPanel Software Solutions has updated its MPanel FEA (Finite Element Analysis) to meet the changing needs of fabricators and ensure the program works with the latest design software. The updated software is an additional module that allows a […]

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Hohenstein develops new method to detect genetic modifications in organic cotton

August 16th, 2021

Hohenstein has developed a new quantification method specifically for genetically modified cotton. One of the first labs with this ability, Hohenstein uses DNA analysis to identify known genetic modifications and calculate their percentage in organic cotton. Stakeholders will use the data to distinguish between minor contaminations and mixtures, control quality and verify claims. For qualitative […]

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Graniteville Specialty Fabrics announces new solvent process capabilities

August 13th, 2021

Graniteville Specialty Fabrics, a producer of specialty coatings and coated fabrics, has announced the upgrade of one of its solvent processing lines to meet growing customer demand for advanced engineered products. The new equipment will also provide additional capacity and flexibility to the plant process flow. Graniteville Specialty Fabrics will add a new Marshall & […]

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