YKK digital showroom

May 20th, 2022

YKK Corporation (Headquarters: Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo; President: Hiroaki Otani; hereafter, YKK) recently marked the one-year anniversary of the YKK Digital Showroom, which was launched in April 2021 as a space for communicating with customers and introducing products. Taking the real-world YKK London Showroom in England as inspiration, the YKK Digital Showroom is an online space that […]

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PrintFactory website

PrintFactory expands to North America

May 19th, 2022

PrintFactory, a supplier of large format printing software and services, announced that they will open an office in Atlanta, Ga., to expand their global network. The announcement comes at a time when the company's global installed base has exceeded 10,000 users, representing the largest expansion in the company's history. PrintFactory's suite of RIP-based workflow software […]

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Trivantage Mebane facility

Trivantage using 100% renewable electricity

May 18th, 2022

Trivantage has announced its use of 100% renewable electricity for its facilities. This significant achievement supports parent company Glen Raven’s global sustainability initiative. “This milestone represents our ongoing commitment to being industry leaders in reducing environmental impact,” said Steve Ellington, president of Trivantage. “We’re proud to power our facilities from 100% renewable electricity, and we […]

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IFAI selects Advanced Textiles Association as new name

May 17th, 2022

The Industrial Fabrics Association International (IFAI) will become the Advanced Textiles Association (ATA) effective June 1. The name change was approved in April with 85.6 percent of association members casting their votes to do so. Association bylaws require the approval of two-thirds of those returning ballots. The results were audited by Clifton Larson Allen. “This […]

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Outlook® gives attendees exclusive insights to power informed decisions at the 2022 conference

May 17th, 2022

Close to 100 attendees gathered at the Omni Homestead Resort (circa 1766) in Hot Springs, VA to engage, learn and connect with colleagues in the industry. A day and a half of informative business sessions, intermingled with several networking opportunities, were filled with knowledge and idea exchange as well as insights from various thought leaders […]

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EURATEX 2022 spring report

May 16th, 2022

EURATEX has released its spring report, offering a detailed insight into trade figures for the European textile and apparel industry in 2021. The numbers are encouraging: comparing with the dramatic COVID-year 2020, EU exports of textile and clothing articles increased by +10.6%, while imports dipped by -7.5%. As a result, the EU trade deficit improved, […]

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Flexible ink system

May 16th, 2022

Eastman Kodak Company’s ink system for Film-to-Fabric (DTF) printing projects can be used with most modified inkjet printers. Eastman Kodak Company’s ink system for Film-to-Fabric (DTF) printing projects can be used with most modified inkjet printers and involves three simple components: KODACOLOR powder, film and ink specially designed for use in film-to-fabric applications. The ink […]

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Vietnam

TESTEX opens new office in Vietnam

May 13th, 2022

TESTEX is pleased to announce the official opening of its Vietnam office in Ho Chi Minh City, which will enable the Swiss testing and certification institute to deliver its premium services in a country with great economic potential and a strong textile industry. Vietnam is among the top textile producing countries and apparel exporters in […]

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Protechnic

Bemis Associates acquires Protechnic

May 12th, 2022

Bemis Associates, a manufacturer of thermoplastic films, tapes, and adhesives for textiles, announced that it has acquired France-based manufacturing company, Protechnic. Bemis and Protechnic have complementary products and technology as well as a strong alignment in their corporate values and culture. Protechnic’s focus on global growth and innovation aligns with Bemis’ business strategy of product […]

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Recover opens manufacturing facility in Bangladesh

May 11th, 2022

Recover™ Dhaka Factory Recover, a recycled cotton fiber producer, announced the official opening of its new facility in Bangladesh, expanding the company´s manufacturing capabilities and accelerating its efforts to transform the fashion industry by solving one of the world’s biggest environmental issues. The Bangladesh facility comes fully equipped with Recover’s proprietary machinery, as well as […]

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