AMT announces Engineering Services Department leadership appointments

June 28th, 2024

Applied Manufacturing Technologies (AMT), a North American supplier of automation engineering based in Orion, Mich., specializing in advanced material handling, end-of-line solutions, on-demand engineering services and autonomous mobile robots for warehousing and logistics, has announced the joint appointment of Anna Jacobs and Mike Ingles to the position of Engineering Services Business Development Manager. “Anna Jacobs […]

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Active Apparel Group announces commitment to decarbonization program

June 27th, 2024

Active Apparel Group (AAG), an activewear and swimwear manufacturer based in Culver City, Calif., announced the company has committed to a structured approach to reducing its environmental impact across its global operations through an Environmental Management System (EMS). The EMS, built using the ISO14001 Standard Framework, incorporates key environmental policy commitments and has set targets […]

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INDA announces registration, tabletop reservations open for Hygienix 2024

June 26th, 2024

The Association of the Nonwoven Fabrics Industry (INDA), announced that absorbent hygiene professionals can register, sponsor or reserve a tabletop exhibit for the 2024 Hygienix™. The event will be held at the Renaissance Nashville Hotel in Nashville, Tenn., Nov. 18-21, where industry leaders from around the world will gather for networking, presentations and business opportunities. […]

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Pendleton Woolen Mills celebrates 100 years of shirt making

June 25th, 2024

Portland, Ore.-based Pendleton Woolen Mills announced it is celebrating 100 years of business, or a Century of Shirtmaking. The brand is kicking off the milestone with a limited-edition collection of shirts featuring plaids inspired by one of Pendleton's original wool shirts produced in 1924. "A 'Century of Shirtmaking' represents a celebration of enduring craftsmanship, and […]

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Wilkie Technical Textiles partners with Ocean State Innovations

June 24th, 2024

Wilkie Technical Textiles, a technical textile provider based in Lowell, Mass., announced the company has partnered with Ocean State Innovations (OSI). OSI will now serve as the primary liaison for a variety of Wilkie America products manufactured in Lowell. Wilkie America has capabilities for applying a broad range of polymer coatings onto textile substates for […]

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High-speed ball screws

June 24th, 2024

Thomson Industries Inc. has added a high-speed option to its line of high-load ball screws. Thomson Industries Inc. has added a high-speed option to its line of high-load ball screws. With a diameter of 50 mm and an exceptionally high lead of 100 mm, the new ball screw can support high travel speeds in applications […]

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Panda Biotech holds grand opening of industrial hemp facility

June 21st, 2024

Panda Biotech, an industrial hemp manufacturer based in Texas, along with Panda Hemp Gin equity partner, The Southern Ute Indian Tribe, celebrated the grand opening of its industrial hemp facility in Wichita Falls, Texas, on June 12. The ribbon-cutting ceremony was celebrated at the 500,000 square foot facility. Ceremony speakers included Wichita Falls Chamber of […]

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Archroma introduces Color Management+

June 20th, 2024

Archroma®, a specialty chemicals company headquartered in Pratteln, Switzerland, announced the launch of Color Management+, a color design and development solution that helps textile and fashion brands and mills work together for improved sustainability. Archroma Color Management+ incorporates the industry’s largest off-the-shelf color atlas selection, design tools and customized services for fast color selection and […]

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Ecobanner by GALE Pacific wins WOO award for sustainability

June 19th, 2024

GALE Pacific™, a technical fabric solutions provider based in Malborne, Australia, announced that Ecobanner has won the sustainability award at the World Out of Home Organization (WOO) Awards. The award was accepted by WOO’s partner oOh!media. The awards were announced at WOO’s annual Congress in Hong Kong and recognize innovation that marks an important step […]

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An introduction to the PAMA board

June 18th, 2024

Professional Awning Manufacturers Association is thrilled to be part of Advanced Textiles Association's Shade and Awnings News as we will be writing about pertinent industry topics on a quarterly basis. Our goal is to provide a collective voice discussing things that we believe are important for our industry, from the perspective of our elected board of […]

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