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IND HEMP and Hempitecture announce supply partnership

March 31st, 2022

Hemp can capture and remove more carbon dioxide from the atmosphere per acre annually than a forest or other agricultural crops. IND HEMP and Hempitecture announce the coordinated supply chain partnership for the production and manufacture of natural hemp fibers for Hempitecture’s nonwoven Hempwool® insulation to be grown, processed and manufactured in the western United […]

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Accelerating Circularity updates USA trial status

March 30th, 2022

The EPA estimates 11 million tons of textiles are dumped into landfills each year. Accelerating Circularity Inc. (ACP) embarked on trials in the USA in the fourth quarter of 2021 to demonstrate that spent textiles are too good to waste. The organization’s mission is to establish systems that will use the embedded value and resources […]

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CULP promotes sustainable future

March 29th, 2022

N.C. State students in the Sustainable Materials and Technology class using SolidWorks to design the chair. Culp, Inc. (NYSE: CULP) (together with its consolidated subsidiaries, “CULP”) is proudly hosting the Sustainable Furnishings Council’s 15th Anniversary industry-wide celebration in the Culp Innovation Center at Congdon Yards on Friday, April 1, 2022, from 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 […]

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Extreme performance upholstery fabric

March 29th, 2022

Enduratex has expanded its color line for the Rapper Extreme line of performance upholstery. Enduratex has expanded its color line for the Rapper Extreme line of performance upholstery. The line of durable, high-performance coated fabrics for the extreme seating segment has an expanded color palette of 11 vibrant solid colors such as Purple Haze, Green […]

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NYES creating 500 jobs at Brooklyn Army Terminal

March 28th, 2022

Brooklyn Army Terminal building in N.Y. New York City Mayor Eric Adams announced that New York Embroidery Studio (NYES) will be the newest tenant at the Brooklyn Army Terminal (BAT), signing the largest new lease at the terminal in three years and filling one of the largest spaces at BAT. This expansion will create more […]

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Lenzing Group promotes Monique Buch

March 25th, 2022

Lenzing Group is pleased to announce the appointment of Monique Buch as the new Vice President Global Nonwovens Business, effective March 1, 2022. In her new role, Buch will spearhead the strategic development and growth of Lenzing’s nonwovens business, while delivering value to its current customer base and growing into new segments through the development […]

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ALLIED launches innovation lab

March 24th, 2022

ALLIED Feather + Down (AF+D) announced the launch of Zero Degrees North, a creative innovation lab that showcases boundary-pushing artists, designers, and products. For over 30 years, ALLIED has been working with innovative, fashion-forward, and technical brands throughout the world to help build engaging, luxurious and high performing down products. غN will be a curatorial […]

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U.S. sanctions compliance

March 23rd, 2022

In response to the Russian invasion of Ukraine, new sanctions/restrictive measures have been issued by the U.S., EU, UK and several other countries. Violations of these sanctions are prosecuted as felony violations of federal criminal law, and it is vital that companies understand that the standard for prosecution of even indirect sanctions violations is not […]

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International Achievement Awards submissions portal opens

March 23rd, 2022

Winner of the 2021 IAA Award of Excellence in the Tensile Structures < 600 square meters category, the PFEIFER Structures-designed Seaplane Lagoon Ferry Terminal in Alameda, Calif. features a spectacular canopy. Photograph courtesy of PFEIFFER Structures For more than 75 years, the Industrial Fabrics Association International (IFAI) has recognized outstanding and innovative projects representing the latest accomplishments in […]

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Polybion expands bacterial cellulose biomanufacturing facility

March 22nd, 2022

Polybion announced its bacterial cellulose facility is scaling up production, and the successful closing of a $4.4 million Series A financing round led by Blue Horizon. At maximum capacity, Polybion’s solar-powered, industrial-scale bacterial cellulose manufacturing facility will produce 1.1 million square feet per year of the company’s proprietary biotextile Celium®. Polybion is using the new […]

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