Multitasking whites and neutrals

May 31st, 2022

Ultrafabrics’ new collection of white and neutral vegan leather is called HUSH. Ultrafabrics’ new collection of white and neutral vegan leather is called HUSH. The collection includes more than a dozen whites and off-whites that are functional and easy to maintain. They explore the power of neutral colors in the built environment, and ensure durability, […]

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INDA releases 2022 Nonwovens Supply Report

May 31st, 2022

Photo: © Kateryna Rykun, Dreamstime.com INDA, the Association of the Nonwovens Fabrics Industry, announced publication of the ninth edition of the annual North American Nonwovens Supply Report. Based on extensive research, producer surveys and interviews with industry leaders, the report provides an overall view of North American supply, including the key metrics of capacity, production […]

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Retacell pre-certification testing completed

May 27th, 2022

Plastic/Fiberglass infused with Retacell®. No change in structure with a 1,600ºF blowtorch. Xeriant, Inc. (“Xeriant” or “The Company”), an aerospace company dedicated to Advanced Air Mobility and associated specialty chemicals and materials, has completed the critical pre-certification testing of its eco-friendly Retacell® flame retardant on synthetic fabrics, the most common of which are derived from […]

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Wilson College of Textiles partners with Baldwin Technology

May 26th, 2022

Zeis Textiles Extension (ZTE) at North Carolina State University’s Wilson College of Textiles announces its new working relationship with Baldwin Technology Co. Inc., utilizing its precision spray technology for chemical applications, TexCoat G4™, in the dyeing and finishing lab. This mutually beneficial relationship will enhance sustainability in the textile industry by reducing energy, water, chemicals […]

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New chemical recycling technology

May 25th, 2022

Teijin Frontier Co. Ltd., the Teijin Group’s fibers and products converting company, announced that it has developed a recycling technology using a new depolymerization catalyst to recycle colored polyester fibers without losing the quality of polyester fibers made from petroleum-derived raw materials. The new technology also lowers environmental load compared to conventional recycling. The technology […]

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Scott Butler returns to Jones Family of Companies

May 24th, 2022

The Jones Family of Companies continues to grow and improve its operations while strengthening its position as a nonwoven manufacturer. The most recent step in this mission is the re-hiring of West Tennessee native, Scott Butler as their new Chief Operating Officer. Scott was born in Jackson, Tenn., and raised in Humboldt, Tenn. He earned […]

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The Standards Convergence Initiative

May 23rd, 2022

Photo: Greenwear The Standards Convergence Initiative (SCI) is an initiative of the International Apparel Federation (IAF) and the International Textile Manufacturers Federation (ITMF) with the aim of having third party and brand/ retailer proprietary standards align across four key areas to help combat growing audit fatigue in the textile and footwear sector. Preventable and tragic […]

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New linen upholstery finish

May 23rd, 2022

Moygashel Linens has launched a new antique wash finish. Ulster Weavers’ furnishing fabric brand Moygashel Linens collections has launched a new upholstery fabric antique wash finish to meet the growing demand from millennials for comfortable and sustainable furnishings. The company has the ability to supply a stock supported and cut-length service with no minimum order […]

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YKK digital showroom

May 20th, 2022

YKK Corporation (Headquarters: Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo; President: Hiroaki Otani; hereafter, YKK) recently marked the one-year anniversary of the YKK Digital Showroom, which was launched in April 2021 as a space for communicating with customers and introducing products. Taking the real-world YKK London Showroom in England as inspiration, the YKK Digital Showroom is an online space that […]

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PrintFactory expands to North America

May 19th, 2022

PrintFactory, a supplier of large format printing software and services, announced that they will open an office in Atlanta, Ga., to expand their global network. The announcement comes at a time when the company's global installed base has exceeded 10,000 users, representing the largest expansion in the company's history. PrintFactory's suite of RIP-based workflow software […]

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