Ask the Expert: Discover the Sunbrella® Difference

October 29th, 2021

With Dave Swers, President With 60 years of trust, craftsmanship and innovation behind us, we know some things change but some remain the same. One constant is our commitment to supporting this community of valued partners in any and every we can. To us, it’s important we demonstrate our commitment by designing high-quality performance fabrics, […]

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Columbia Sportswear appoints Burns

October 29th, 2021

Columbia Sportswear Co. has promoted Andrew Burns to vice president, Strategic Planning and Investor Relations. Burns has been at Columbia Sportswear for more than three years leading the Investor Relations program. In his new role, he will take on leading strategic planning and initiative management in addition to his responsibilities for Investor Relations.

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Hoover Architectural Products blends fabric, metal

October 29th, 2021

Photography by Kim Fontaine Photography If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it” contains a lot of truth, but there’s also a risk of stagnation if a company doesn’t adapt to changing times. When the global financial crisis erupted in 2008, Matt Carroll knew it was time for his family’s fabric-awning business to stretch its capabilities.  […]

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The exhibit experience

October 29th, 2021

A public arts installation by artist John Ensor Parker in Washington, D.C., used Dazian Celtic Cloth Heavyweight fabric as a wrap for a 12-foot cube. Projectors mounted to the inside of the structure threw the images onto the back of the fabric. Photo: Bryan Dodson/Dazian LLC. It remains a fact that it’s still too soon […]

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Avantus divests composites business to focus on expansion into C-Class components

October 28th, 2021

Avantus Aerospace is continuing its transformation into a ‘pure-play’ C-Class parts manufacturer, having recently completed the divestiture of its non-core composites business line. Two U.S.-based structural composites companies, Performance Plastics in San Diego, Calif., and Angeles Composite Technologies in Port Angeles, Wash., were sold to JW Hill Captal, a Scottsdale, Ariz.-based private equity firm. SDM […]

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NILT joins The Ocean Foundation’s Blue Resilience Initiative

October 26th, 2021

NILIT, a global leader in high-quality Nylon 6.6 for apparel and owner of the SENSIL sustainable brand, has teamed up with The Ocean Foundation’s Blue Resilience Initiative to reestablish and safeguard essential ocean meadows and other coastal habitats. These marine grasslands, which are being damaged at a rate of two football fields every hour, are […]

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VDMA publishes paper on textile machinery for a sustainable textile industry

October 25th, 2021

In a position paper published recently, the companies organized in the VDMA Textile Machinery Association welcomed the ambitions of the EU to promote climate protection, in particular the approach of combining the goals for the EU textile and clothing industry into a sector-specific strategy. Increasing textile consumption around the world, due to growing population and […]

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Turnkey desktop dye-sub printer

October 25th, 2021

Epson’s 24-inch SureColor® F570 Professional Edition desktop dye-sublimation printer delivers hardware and software for fast, efficient dye-sub printing right out of the box. Epson’s 24-inch SureColor® F570 Professional Edition desktop dye-sublimation printer delivers hardware and software for fast, efficient dye-sub printing right out of the box with Epson Edge® Print Pro software with Adobe® PostScript® […]

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Herculite Products Inc. completes capacity expansion

October 22nd, 2021

Herculite Products Inc., an innovator and manufacturer of high performance and custom fabrics, has completed the second phase of a multiyear strategic investment into its facilities adding significant additional capacity. Herculite’s multiyear, multimillion dollar investment is focused on strengthening its position as a global leader in high-performance reinforced textile composites by increasing production capabilities, expanding […]

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Global textile market outlook

October 21st, 2021

According to the report "Global Textile Market Size, Share & Trends Analysis Report by Raw Material (Wool, Chemical, Silk), by Product (Natural Fibers, Polyester), by Application (Household, Technical), by Region, and Segment Forecasts, 2021-2028" by ResearchAndMarkets.com, the global textile market size is anticipated to reach USD 1412.5 billion by 2028. The market is expected to […]

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