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INDA moves IDEA to a two-year cycle and FiltXPO to every 18 months

February 11th, 2022

INDA, the Association of the Nonwoven Fabrics Industry, announced that IDEA® – the World’s Preeminent Event for the Nonwovens & Engineered Fabrics Industry – will be held every two years instead of three starting in 2024. The upcoming dates for IDEA® under the new schedule will be March 28-31, 2022, as currently scheduled, and then April 23-25, […]

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Precision Textiles unveils sustainable FR solution for bedding

February 10th, 2022

As part of its ongoing commitment to develop sustainable products that meet the needs of its customers, Precision Textiles has launched a new product called PurLoft to help manufacturers meet consumer demand for natural, more sustainable mattresses. The inherent flame retardant properties of wool make it a very effective, eco-friendly solution for an FR barrier […]

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NILIT accelerates sustainable innovation with new leadership

February 9th, 2022

NILIT, owner of the SENSIL® sustainable consumer brand, has announced organizational changes that reinforce the company’s commitment to creating a more sustainable position for the textile and apparel industry in the global marketplace. Sagee Aran will lead product development and commercialization initiatives and Michelle Lea has joined the company to direct worldwide marketing programs. The […]

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DITF Denkendorf wins “Cellulose Fiber Innovation of the Year” award

February 8th, 2022

For the second time, the nova-Institute for Ecology and Innovation honored outstanding scientific research that provides sustainable solutions for the cellulose fiber value chain at the "International Conference on Cellulose Fibers 2022". For their research results on the production of carbon fibers from wood, the German Institutes of Textile and Fiber Research Denkendorf (DITF) was […]

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X-Rite announces Chris Brooks as president

February 7th, 2022

X-Rite Incorporated and Pantone LLC announce the appointment of Chris Brooks to the role of president, X-Rite. A seasoned leader with more than 20 years of general management, commercial, engineering and global operations experience, Brooks will lead the company’s innovation strategy into digital color platforms, cloud services, and connected hardware. “Digital technologies are transforming the […]

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Magnetic attachment system

February 7th, 2022

Foam Anchor is a time-saving magnetic attachment system that is fitted within the foam layer of seat cushions and is invisible to the eye. Foam Anchor is a time-saving magnetic attachment system that is fitted within the foam layer of seat cushions and is invisible to the eye. The super-strong magnets connect cushions to benches […]

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How to manage customers when the supply chain is unpredictable

February 4th, 2022

Most people in the U.S., at least those who follow the news to any degree, should know what problems business is having with the supply chain — and because business customers and consumers are having the same issues, they should have some sort of sympathy. At least for a while. Fabricators are an optimistic bunch […]

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Green Theme Technologies provides 100% PFOA/PFOS-free water-repellant treatment

February 4th, 2022

Green Theme Technologies Inc. (GTT) is launching a series of clean new products based on their dry-finishing EMPEL® platform. EMPEL delivers a water repellent DWR, anti-wicking and stain release treatment. Recent independent tests conducted by Bureau Veritas prove that EMPEL™ uses NO PFOA/PFOS in their chemistry to achieve its water-repellent fabric protection. EMPEL™ delivers a […]

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Coloreel enters new partnership with TechnoProgress in Italy

February 3rd, 2022

Coloreel, with its unique technology for on-demand digital dyeing of textile thread for more sustainable and creative embroideries, closed a new distribution deal with specialized digital printing solutions provider TechnoProgress in Italy. The first step includes sales of one unit of Coloreel’s instant thread coloring equipment to TechnoProgress.   “TechnoProgress opens additional doors for Coloreel in […]

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Mexican craft-inspired fabric collection

February 3rd, 2022

Ultrafabrics’ Uf Select is a North American-made animal-free performance fabric collection that offers three different lines of soft and creative fabric textures and colors. Ultrafabrics’ Uf Select is a North American-made animal-free performance fabric collection that offers three different lines of soft and creative fabric textures and colors inspired by traditional Mexican handicrafts. Lino emulates […]

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