Allergy-reduction technology

March 20, 2023  |  Products

American Textile Company (ATC) has partnered with HeiQ to launch several bedding products leveraging HeiQ Allergen* Tech, a 100% bio-based, naturally derived technology that reduces exposure to inanimate allergens with the help of active probiotics.
Manufacturing Solutions Center Expanding

March 16, 2023  |  Company News, News

The Manufacturing Solutions Center (MSC) at Catawba Valley Community College (CVCC) and the City of Conover (NC) will host a grand opening of the MSC Phase II building and the re-opening of the upfit MSC I building on Thursday March 30 with tours and a ribbon cutting ceremony.  The MSC is part of C…
Accelerating Circularity launches cellulosic textile-to-textile trials in Europe

March 15, 2023  |  Company News, News

Accelerating Circularity is an action-oriented nonprofit focused on textile-to-textile recycling at a commercial scale through a collaborative, stakeholder-led approach. In mid-2022, they launched Polyester textile-to-textile trials and have been working to define the products and value chains for c…
Mezger Inc. becomes Reiners & Fürst distributor

March 13, 2023  |  Company News, News

Mezger Inc. announced that they are now the official distributor for Reiners + Fűrst rings and travellers in North America. R+F is a family-owned German company, now in its third generation. This allows them to plan for the long-term while enabling them to make important decisions in the short term…
New upholstery textile

March 13, 2023  |  Products

HBF Textiles has added a sixth textile to the In Your Skin collection by Erin Ruby, sensorial textiles with unique patterns. Matriarch, the newest addition, is a twill weave with strong, bold color combinations that blend complementary colored yarns to create a subtle melange and beautiful moire eff…
Polyester fibers bind CO2

March 10, 2023  |  Industry News, News

Under the leadership of the French company Fairbrics SAS, 17 project partners from 7 European countries are coming together. The common goal is to produce end products from polyester in a closed cycle using industrial CO2 emissions and to bring them to market maturity. The DITF produce syntheti…
Nassimi announces PFAS-free fabrics

March 9, 2023  |  Company News, News

Nassimi – a textile manufacturer and pioneer in sustainable performance upholstery materials – continues to lead the industry toward higher product standards with a move to eradicate Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS) from all new production. As the first textile company to produce phtha…
U.S. producers to plant 17% less cotton in 2023

March 8, 2023  |  Industry News, News

U.S. cotton producers intend to plant 11.4 million cotton acres this spring, down 17.0 percent from 2022, according to the National Cotton Council’s 42nd Annual Early Season Planting Intentions Survey. Upland cotton intentions are 11.2 million acres, down 17.3 percent from 2022, while extra-long s…
UNIFI to transform 50 billion plastic bottles

March 7, 2023  |  Company News, News

Unifi Inc. (NYSE: UFI), makers of REPREVE and one of the world’s leading innovators in recycled and synthetic yarns, today released its Sustainability Report for fiscal 2022. The report provides expanded insight into UNIFI’s industry leading sustainability strategy and the company’s responsibl…
Lenzing, NFW provide leather alternative fibers

March 6, 2023  |  Company News, News

Lenzing has teamed up with NFW (Natural Fiber Welding Inc.) to offer TENCEL™ branded fibers as another backer option for NFW’s patented plant-based technology, MIRUM®. The MIRUM® x TENCEL™ collaboration was showcased for the first time in Milan, Italy during the international leather fair, L…