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September 30th, 2021

Marine Vinyl Pink Stain Close Up photo: Plasticizer on the surface of flexible vinyl is consumed by bacteria and metabolized. One of the metabolites is a soluble red dye that passes through the vinyl substrate and comes out on the opposite side.  How the right protective coating can prevent pink stain damage on marine fabrics […]

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Milliken & Company donates reusable medical gowns

September 30th, 2021

Milliken & Company has donated 70,000 reusable fabric gowns to its long-time customer Singapore-based QMT Industrial & Safety PTE. In response to daily COVID cases in Singapore reaching near one-year peaks, QMT Safety will distribute the reusable gowns to local hospitals to help provide additional personal protective equipment (PPE) to frontline workers. The donation was […]

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Conductive textiles market outlook

September 29th, 2021

According to a report by ResearchAndMarkets.com, the market for conductive textiles is expected to grow at a CAGR of about 4% globally during the forecast period of 2021-2026. Conductive textile materials are primarily used in smart fabric applications, including those that monitor body functions. They are also widely used in smart textile applications such as […]

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Archroma introduces online regulatory and compliance platform

September 28th, 2021

Archroma has announced the launch of The Safe Edge, an online platform for instant access to product related regulatory and compliance certificates and information. With continuously growing public awareness around the social, health and ecological impacts of human and business activities, the need for transparency and traceability in supply chains has become essential. Time to […]

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DIY printable wall coverings

September 27th, 2021

TexStyles® FashionWalls 100 percent knit polyester printable fabric wall coverings allow customers to create their own designs. TexStyles® FashionWalls is a line of 100 percent knit polyester printable fabric wall coverings that allows customers to create their own designs to fit any environment. The wall coverings are durable, washable, abrasion resistant and stand up to […]

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Camel Expeditionary awarded contract with the Defense Logistics Agency

September 27th, 2021

Camel Expeditionary, a manufacturer of military tent products, was recently awarded a new five-year, $50 million contract with the Defense Logistics Agency. Under the contract, Camel will produce light maintenance enclosure (LME) structures, primarily for use by the United States Army. The tents are designed for all-weather use and typically house military vehicles, including high […]

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Resonance Companies brings garment manufacturing back to New York City

September 24th, 2021

Resonance Companies has announced a key milestone in driving the return of domestic textile manufacturing — the opening of the company’s first stateside sew production facility in New York City. The 300 square-foot facility is housed at Pier 59 in Chelsea Piers, adjacent to Resonance’s headquarters. Resonance has built the first creation-to-customer-closet platform for sustainable […]

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Unifi teams up with the University of Notre Dame to promote sustainability

September 23rd, 2021

Unifi Inc. is continuing its commitment to sustainability across college campuses. The company recently brought its REPREVE® mobile tour to the University of Notre Dame during the school’s home opener football game against Purdue University on September 18. This was the first time the mobile tour has visited Notre Dame, signifying the beginning of a […]

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Lenzing announces expansion of carbon-zero TENCEL branded fibers to REFIBRA technology

September 22nd, 2021

Celebrating the first anniversary of the launch of carbon-zero TENCEL™ branded fibers, the Lenzing Group has announced the expansion of carbon-zero TENCEL branded fibers to REFIBRA™ technology to address the growing industry demand around “circular fashion” and carbon neutrality. The first carbon-zero TENCEL branded lyocell and modal fibers, which launched last year, have continued to […]

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TVF launches online resource center

September 21st, 2021

TVF Inc. has launched its TVF Resource Center, a source for accurate information and education for all things fabric. The resource center, found at resourcecenter.tvfinc.com, contains fabric knowledge, textile tips, instructional guides and other helpful content designed to educate and inspire. “The textile industry is complicated and ever-evolving. There is a lot of content out […]

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