Dimension-Polyant achieves climate neutrality goals, furthers sustainability initiatives

October 13, 2021  |  Company News, News

Dimension-Polyant, a leading sailcloth producer and manufacturer of X-Pac® waterproof laminates developed for packs and bags, has developed a multi-tiered sustainability initiative. With the goal of minimizing negative impact on the environment, Dimension-Polyant’s sustainability program is built…
Sattler Outdura promotes Elizarova

October 12, 2021  |  Company News, News

Sattler Outdura, a division of The Sattler Group, Austria, has announced the promotion of Mariia Elizarova to senior designer for all Outdura casual furniture and Sattler shade fabrics. As part of the Sattler design team, led by design director, Cornelia Pongritz, Elizarova is responsible for design…
Rainier Industries announces new CEO, partners with LMF Capital

October 11, 2021  |  Company News, News

Rainier Industries has announced the promotion of Chris Inverso to CEO. Scott Campbell, Rainier’s long-time CEO, will continue as an owner and board member. Inverso, who started with Rainier in 2014, was promoted to general manager earlier in the year in a planned step to his transition to CEO. He…
Durable yet delicate fabric

October 11, 2021  |  Products

Gramercy from Enduratex is a luxurious yet durable fabric with a delicate chambray-like look. The coated fabric is free of phthalates and antimicrobial and flame retardant additives.
Hexion joins United Nations Global Compact

October 8, 2021  |  Company News, News

Hexion Inc., a producer of adhesives, coatings and composite resins, has joined the United Nations (UN) Global Compact, the world’s largest voluntary corporate sustainability initiative. The UN Global Compact challenges companies to conduct business responsibly by aligning their operations and str…
NCTO issues statement in support of Biden administration’s new China trade policy framework

October 7, 2021  |  Industry News

The National Council of Textile Organizations (NCTO) President and CEO Kim Glas recently issued a statement following U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai’s speech at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, outlining the Biden administration’s China trade policy. Glas issued the f…
Archroma announces a general price increase across its portfolio

October 6, 2021  |  Company News, News

According to a press release from Archroma, the company will increase the prices of its products by up to 0.25 USD per kg beginning October 1, 2021. The adjustments will apply to all Archroma products globally and will offset high freight and logistics costs. “Archroma made every effort to absorb …
IFAI introduces member benefit program and Expo discount offer

October 5, 2021  |  IFAI news

IFAI has announced a new benefit for IFAI members in the United States: the IFAI Health and Benefit Insurance program. In light of the announcement, IFAI is also offering members a 25% discount on any IFAI Expo registration type to attend the show and learn more about the new benefit.  Use the c…
Pezold joins MMI Textiles

October 5, 2021  |  Company News, News

MMI has announced that Dan Pezold has joined its team as a textile consultant. He will play a key role in the company’s work for the military market and lead key developments within the company’s supply chain. Pezold has more than 40 years of extensive and diverse apparel, nonwoven and t…
Precision Textiles opens new manufacturing facility in North Carolina

October 4, 2021  |  Company News, News

Local business, communal and government leaders joined Precision Textiles in September for the company’s grand opening of its new 160,000 square-foot plant located on a 25-acre campus. After 34 years of manufacturing products domestically out of its headquarters facility in Totowa, N.J., Precision…