Herculite Products, Inc., promotes Peter B. McKernan to director of supply chain management

January 26th, 2022

Peter B. McKernan Herculite Products Inc., announced that Peter B. McKernan has been promoted to director of supply chain management. In this new role, McKernan will be responsible for the management of all corporate forecasting and planning, as well as planned capacity scheduling. McKernan earned his bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain and Finance from Duquesne […]

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Henderson Sewing Machine partners with Twine Solutions

January 25th, 2022

Henderson Sewing Machine Co. Inc., Andalusia, Ala., and Twine Solutions Ltd., Petach Tiqva, Israel, have announced a partnership for the marketing, sales and support for the Twine TS-1800 digital dyeing system for thread and yarn in North America. The partnership will usher in a broader adoption and implementation of the digital technology, while also promoting […]

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Upholstery fabric enhances well-being

January 24th, 2022

The Crypton Companies has partnered with Hologenix® LLC to offer Crypton® CELLIANT®, a woven interior upholstery fabric with CELLIANT, ethically sourced minerals embedded into fibers that reflect natural body heat back as infrared energy. Upholstery fabric enhances well-being The Crypton Companies has partnered with Hologenix® LLC to offer Crypton® CELLIANT®, a woven interior upholstery fabric […]

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Tent industry back together at IFAI Tent Expo

January 24th, 2022

George Smith (left) and Jim Reyen received the 2022 Wodetzki Award. Hundreds of tent and rental professionals gathered in Daytona Beach, Fla., last week for the IFAI Tent Expo. Members of the Tent Rental Division and other industry professionals took the opportunity to meet in person for the first time in two years, driving near-record […]

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Fashion for Good launches D(R)YE Factory of the Future project

January 21st, 2022

Fashion for Good has launched the D(R)YE Factory of the Future, a new consortium project that brings together several innovations in textile pre-treatment and coloration, that are set to accelerate the shift from wet to mostly dry processing. Textile processing is responsible for the highest greenhouse gas emissions, significant water and chemical use in the […]

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Nextil acquires new company in Portugal to increase production capacity

January 20th, 2022

Nextil has signed the acquisition of the Portuguese company KEUPE, specialized in the production of luxury garments. The transaction, which amounts to approximately 225,000 euros, will allow Nextil group to increase the production capacity of its luxury garments unit by 20 percent, with a proprietary manufacturing model where the group controls the production of garments […]

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Ultrafabrics announces new team members

January 19th, 2022

Jennifer Hendren (left) and Theo Haag Ultrafabrics has recently added two new members to its team. Jennifer Hendren has been hired as Senior Director of Product Development and Theo Haag joins Ultrafabrics as European Sales Director. Hendren has more than 30 years of industry experience and vast knowledge of design and product development at a […]

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Expanded colors for marine, awning acrylics

January 18th, 2022

Recasens USA has introduced an expanded selection of colors for its RECacril 60” fabric collection. Recasens USA has introduced an expanded selection of colors for its RECacril 60” fabric collection. Favored in the marine industry for its exceptional color resistance to high salinity conditions, the expanded collection is made from the same solution-dyed acrylic fibers […]

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Tent Expo this week in Daytona Beach

January 18th, 2022

Tent Expo 2022 kicks off today in Daytona Beach as the tent rental gathers to celebrate the industry in-person. Tent Expo is the biggest show of its kind in North America for the tent rental and supply industry. Every two years, hundreds of CEOs, colleagues, installer and suppliers come together to network, learn, stretch their […]

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Latest episode of Talking Textiles features Sollertia’s Claude Le Bel

January 17th, 2022

The latest episode of IFAI's Talking Textiles podcast is now available. From the circus biz to the fabric biz, learn how Canadian architectural textile firm Sollertia built its business. Sollertia has taken on and completed some of the most ambitious fabric structure projects in the country.  In this episode, "If You Build It, They Will Come," […]

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