Kraig Biocraft Laboratories strengthens spider silk production operations

November 27, 2023  |  Industry News, News

Kraig Biocraft Laboratories, Inc. (“Company” or “Kraig Labs”), the biotechnology company focused on the development and commercialization of spider silk, announced its continued investment into building its world-class team with the addition of leading sericulture consultants from India. Bef…
Upgraded Promessa collection

November 27, 2023  |  Products

Ultrafabrics has upgraded its popular Promessa collection by removing antimicrobial additives and adding new colors and a recycled backcloth.
LYCRA announces Gary Smith CEO

November 22, 2023  |  Industry News, News

The LYCRA Company, a global developer of innovative and sustainable fiber and technology solutions for the apparel and personal care industries, announced that Gary Smith has been appointed chief executive officer, effective November 27, 2023. Smith will replace Dean Williams who has served as actin…
Santoni Shanghai finalizes Terrot acquisition

November 21, 2023  |  Industry News, News

Santoni Shanghai Knitting Machinery Co., Ltd. announced that it has received regulatory approval from the Chinese authorities for its proposed acquisition of Terrot GmbH, a leading manufacturer of circular knitting machines in Germany. The acquisition represents a pivotal step in Santoni’s strateg…
Oerlikon, Haelixa make supply chains traceable

November 20, 2023  |  Industry News, News

In cooperation with the Swiss company Haelixa, Oerlikon Manmade Fibers Solutions will, in future, be able to make the entire value chain of a textile end product transparent and hence sustainable. The two development partners are offering a solution for the comprehensive traceability of products, as…
Bold Italian textile collection

November 20, 2023  |  Products

The recent collection from Italian textile brand Alcantara® includes 27 items that take inspiration from the tribal world combined with the irreverence of street art.
Heberlein completes sale of its business

November 17, 2023  |  Industry News, News

Heberlein, founded in 1835, successfully completed the sale of its business on October 31. The new joint ownership comprises the company’s management, alongside industry expert Daniel Lippuner and the Renaissance investment foundation. From November 1, the company will operate under the name &#822…
N.C. Dept. of Environmental Quality recognizes CULP

November 15, 2023  |  Industry News, News

Culp, Inc. (together with its consolidated subsidiaries, “CULP”) announced that the company’s mattress fabrics division, Culp Home Fashions, has been recognized as an Environmental Partner by the North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality’s Environmental Stewardship Initiative. The E…