Aquafil USA welcomes back Ian Burt as director of sales & marketing

December 28th, 2022

Aquafil, synthetic fiber producer and the creator of ECONYL® nylon, is excited to announce the new, returning Aquafil USA director of sales & marketing, Ian Burt. With over five years of previous experience at Aquafil, the company is thrilled to welcome Ian back to the team. As the director of sales & marketing, Ian will […]

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New SEG fabrics

December 27th, 2022

Fisher Textiles has added three fabric media for SEG and soft signage to its Enviro-Tex fabric line for dye-sublimation printing. Fisher Textiles has added three fabric media for SEG and soft signage to its Enviro-Tex fabric line for dye-sublimation printing. All are made with 100% post-consumer recycled polyester and have a better white point than […]

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EU textiles industry highly concerned about potential loss of competitiveness

December 21st, 2022

Following the early December 2022 European Council summit and its conclusions on the measures to tackle the energy crisis, the European textiles industry is extremely concerned about the fast loss of competitiveness of Europe and demands urgent action to save the industry. The chain of factors determining this sharp decline in our competitiveness is twofold. […]

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Speak at Advanced Textiles Expo 2023

December 19th, 2022

The call for presentations is now open for Advanced Textiles Expo 2023! Share your expertise, cultivate valuable new connections and give helpful advice to your market by presenting at Advanced Textiles Expo Oct. 31–Nov. 3 in Orlando, Fla., USA. What is Advanced Textiles Expo? Advanced Textiles Expo, formerly known as IFAI Expo, has been regarded as […]

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AATCC offers students Corporate Scholarship

December 16th, 2022

AATCC Foundation supports students studying in any textile-related field. Now, the AATCC Corporate Scholarship supports full- OR part-time students, including adult learners! https://www.aatcc.org/scholarships/corporate/ The AATCC Corporate Member Scholarship is a $1,000 scholarship available to AATCC Corporate Member employees and their children. The scholarship recipient also receives a free one-year AATCC student membership! This scholarship is […]

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Jyl Davis appointed Standard Fiber VP sales and merchandising

December 15th, 2022

Standard Fiber, one of the world’s largest suppliers to the home textile market, has hired Jyl Davis as its new VP Sales and Merchandising, joining the company in this role on January 3, 2023. In her new position, Davis will align with Standard Fiber’s executive leadership on strategic business development to plan and execute thoughtfully […]

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ITMF Global Textile Industry Survey results

December 14th, 2022

The 17th ITMF Global Textile Industry Survey (GTIS, formerly known as ITMF Corona-Survey) shows that on average the business situation in the global textile industry has deteriorated further in November 2022. At the same time, global business expectations in six months’ time remained in negative territory but did not get gloomier. The indicators for order […]

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CONNECT with fellow ATA members

December 13th, 2022

The Advanced Textiles Association (formerly IFAI) announces the launch of Peer Groups on CONNECT by ATA for members of the Professional Awning Manufacturers Association (PAMA) and Marine Fabricators Association (MFA) divisions. This new group offers an opportunity for members to share resources, find answers and network with industry peers.Included features:• Discussions—You’ll have the ability to […]

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TextileGenesis majority capital aquired by Lectra

December 12th, 2022

Lectra announces the signature of an agreement to acquire 51% of the capital and voting rights of the Dutch company TextileGenesis. As a major player in the fashion, automotive, and furniture markets, Lectra contributes with boldness and passion to the Industry 4.0 revolution by providing software, equipment, data, and services to brands, manufacturers, and retailers. […]

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Cationic dyed polyester yarn

December 12th, 2022

Cooling yarn innovator brrr°® has developed a cationic dyed (CD) polyester yarn that can be single dyed or double dyed. Cooling yarn innovator brrr°® has developed a cationic dyed (CD) polyester yarn that can be single dyed or double dyed to achieve a true heathered and/or solid look for increased flexibility in designing fabrics made […]

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