Zünd and Airborne sign distribution agreement

January 31st, 2022

Swiss cutting system manufacturer Zünd Systemtechnik and Dutch composite automation company Airborne have expanded their collaboration. As a result of a new distribution agreement, customers will be able to benefit from state-of-the-art digital production solutions for automated processing of composite materials. Zünd and Airborne will jointly promote these production solutions through their sales and support […]

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Asahi Kasei to produce acrylonitrile using biomass-derived raw material

January 28th, 2022

ISCC PLUS manages and ensures sustainable raw materials in the supply chain. Asahi Kasei has announced that Tong-suh Petrochemical Corp. Ltd. (TSPC), a wholly owned subsidiary in South Korea, acquired the widely recognized international certification ISCC PLUS for its acrylonitrile (AN) as a sustainable product. AN is used as a raw material to make ABS […]

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Hyundai debuts sustainable leather seat.

Hyundai to debut seat using sustainable leather and regenerative materials

January 27th, 2022

Hyundai Transys, the global auto parts manufacturer and Hyundai Motor Group affiliate, announced that the company will debut its innovative future mobility seat concept at Lineapelle International Leather Fair, from Feb. 22-24. Hyundai's new seat was produced through the re-use of tanning waste from the automotive sector.  In partnership with Lineapelle, the biggest international leather trade […]

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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., in January 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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