Cone Denim joins CIRCULOSE supplier network

August 15th, 2023

Cone Denim® has become the first denim mill in North America to join the CIRCULOSE® Supplier Network, a network comprised of yarn and textile producers committed to streamlining and increasing CIRCULOSE® production across the supply chain. “Our partnership in the CIRCULOSE® Supplier Network underscores Cone Denim’s commitment to drive change toward a sustainable fashion future,” […]

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Newtex Industries Inc. acquires Gentex Corp.’s industrial textile division

August 8th, 2023

Specialized Aircraft Rescue Firefighters (ARFF) from the San Bernardino Regional Emergency Training Center in California participate in a training exercise. Proximity protective suits constructed from aluminized fabrics, such as the Z-Flex Multilayer Aluminized Fabrics by Newtex, are designed to protect people and equipment from radiant energy, sparks, flames and molten metal splash. Photo: San Bernardino […]

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Better Cotton

CCI launches COTTON USA Mills Performance Index

June 13th, 2023

An essential new benchmarking tool for spinning mills launches today at ITMA 2023 that allows mills to evaluate their performance vis-à-vis others and definitively show the positive impact of U.S. cotton: the COTTON USA Mill Performance Index™. "The benchmarking capability of this tool from Cotton Council International (CCI) has the potential to transform a mill's performance," said […]

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Performance BioFilaments

Performance BioFilaments to produce nanofibrillated cellulose

May 18th, 2023

Performance BioFilaments Inc. announced the start-up of the world’s largest nanofibrillated cellulose (NFC) commercial production plant at Resolute’s Forest Products, Kénogami paper mill in Quebec. A daily production capacity of 21 metric tons is now available to supply customers for commercial orders in concrete and mortar, nonwoven, industrial fluid, biocomposite plastic, thin film and mineral […]

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Glen Raven Inc. to eliminate PFAS chemicals across entire portfolio

March 21st, 2023

Glen Raven Inc. announced it has begun to phase out PFAS chemicals across its global fabric portfolio. The company began incorporating optimal non-PFAS solutions into production last month and all production will be transitioned to non-PFAS by the end of 2023. In addition, all new fabric designs, including for the company’s flagship Sunbrella® brand, will be […]

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