Duvaltex announces intention to restructure operations under Creditors Act

December 27th, 2023

Duvaltex, an office furniture textile manufacturer and protective textiles supplier, announced that it has sought protection under the Companies' Creditors Arrangement Act (CCAA) before the Superior Court of Québec in order to provide the company with time to restructure its finances, while continuing normal operations. The company has initiated a corresponding filing in the United […]

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SEAMS joins Texworld NYC to amplify U.S.-based sourcing

December 22nd, 2023

Texworld NYC, a trade show for the textile and apparel industry, announced the expansion of its longstanding “Local Sourcing” feature area at the upcoming event Jan. 22-24, marking a significant milestone in the event’s commitment to addressing the escalating demand for reliable and innovative domestic sourcing choices. As part of an initiative to empower the […]

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Gildan Activewear welcomes Chris Shackelton to board of directors

December 21st, 2023

Gildan Activewear Inc. announced a support agreement with Coliseum Capital Management LLC, pursuant to which Coliseum will support Gildan’s full slate of Board nominees at each of the 2024 and 2025 annual meetings of shareholders. In connection with the agreement, and after meeting with members of Gildan’s board of directors, Coliseum currently intends to make […]

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AATCC announces 2024 Student Design Competition

December 20th, 2023

Undergraduate and graduate students are invited to showcase their design talents to win cash and recognition by participating in the 2024 Concept 2 Consumer Student Design Competition. Entries are due April 11, 2024. This year’s theme, “Vibrant Vacation—Colorful Resort Wear," asks students to design a colorful resort wear apparel line that will include the use […]

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Rheiazymes AG (Switzerland) joins ITMF as corporate member

December 19th, 2023

With its proprietary molecular bio recycling technology, Rheiazymes, based in Horgen, Switzerland, provides biotech solutions for recycling of functional fabrics. Rheiazymes’ first industry application, YARN-TO-YARN® is a commitment to closing the recycling gap for synthetic yarn blends and functional textiles, through using natural enzymes. "It is important to welcome start-up companies like Rheiazymes as new […]

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NDAA to expand government procurement of American-made goods 

December 18th, 2023

The National Council of Textile Organizations (NCTO), spanning the entire spectrum of U.S. textiles from fiber to finished sewn products, commended Congress for passing the Fiscal Year 2024 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), legislation that will help preserve the Berry Amendment supply chain and direct the Department of Defense to expand its procurement of domestically-made […]

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Water-repellant recyclable zipper

December 18th, 2023

YKK’s new DynaPel™ water-repellant zipper is designed to be compatible with garment recycling systems. YKK’s new DynaPel™ water-repellant zipper is designed to be compatible with garment recycling systems by using GTT EMPEL® technology instead of the standard PU film to achieve its water repellency. The lack of a PU film helps remove one of the […]

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Coloreel appoints Lucia Eklöf as vice president of customer success

December 15th, 2023

“We are excited to welcome Lucia Eklöf to our team,” says Torbjörn Bäck, CEO at Coloreel. “Her experience in sales management and her deep-rooted understanding of industry trends will help our customers grow. Lucia’s expertise in thread, understanding of operations for brands and producers, and commitment to sustainable practices will contribute to building our global […]

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YKK DynaPel water-repellant zipper wins best product in ISPO Textrends competition

December 14th, 2023

The ISPO Textrends judges have selected YKK's DynaPel™ water-repellent zipper as the best product in the accessories category. The competition, held twice a year in conjunction with the ISPO trade show, recognizes the most innovative performance textiles, components and apparel. Designed to be compatible with garment recycling systems, the DynaPel zipper uses Green Theme Technologies […]

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Trivantage promotes Brett Baird to vice president of sales

December 13th, 2023

Trivantage®, a specialty fabrics distributor, announced the promotion of Brett Baird to vice president of sales. In his new role, Baird will lead the commercial sales team with an emphasis on enhancing the customer experience. “At Trivantage, we always strive to give our customers what they need, when they need it,” said Baird. “My goal […]

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