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Milliken & Company Included on 2024 Forbes Best Employers for Diversity List

May 28th, 2024

Milliken & Company, a global manufacturer based in Spartanburg, S.C., announced that it has been included on the Forbes list of Best Employers for Diversity 2024. The annual listing, comprised of 500 U.S.-based companies, recognizes employers across 27 industries who are prioritizing diversity-related best practices within their organizations. "At Milliken, we realize building and maintaining […]

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Heated godet rolls

May 27th, 2024

Retech's heated godet rolls are designed to help achieve the perfect yarn quality for a range of materials and applications when it comes to heat treatment for filament fiber applications. Retech's heated godet rolls are designed to help achieve the perfect yarn quality for a range of materials and applications when it comes to heat […]

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AATCC announces registration open for 2024 Textile Discovery Summit

May 24th, 2024

The American Association of Textile Chemists and Colorists (AATCC) announced that the 2024 Textile Discovery Summit will be held October 6–8 in the historic district of Savannah, Ga. This year's theme is A Path Forward Through Innovation. Attendees of the Textile Discovery Summit will have the opportunity to attend educational presentations, networking receptions, breakout sessions […]

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Precision Textiles appoints Bill Learn to director of quality control

May 23rd, 2024

Precision Textiles, a nonwovens and laminate solutions provider for the bedding, home furnishings, health care and automotive industries based in Fairfield, N.J., announced it has appointed Bill Learn as director of quality control. Learn is a former director of quality control at the Global Textile Alliance and a former new product development manager at Tempur […]

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Shade sails provide comfort at Target Field

May 22nd, 2024

With summer comes baseball and the need for more shade at the ballpark – even in Minnesota.  Canvas Craft worked on its first shade solution at Target Field, home of the Minnesota Twins, in 2016. That project, in partnership with Mortenson Construction, was to design and build the centerfield shade structure at Target Field. This year, […]

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Orbus Visual Communications announces acquisition of CRĒO Industrial Arts

May 22nd, 2024

Orbus Visual Communications®, based in Woodridge, Ill., announced its acquisition of CRĒO Industrial Arts in Seattle, Wash. Orbus Visual Communications is a group of brands in North America that specializes in the manufacture of visual communications solutions for exhibits/live events, retail and interiors market segments. CRĒO Industrial Arts is a full-service custom fabricator that has […]

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KM Fabrics announces investment in new mill

May 21st, 2024

KM Fabrics, a manufacturer of woven velvets for drapery, upholstery, wrapped panels and specialty applications based in West Greenville, S.C., announced that the company is relocating. KM will relocate by late 2025 a few miles from its current location. The 15-acre property, including a 200,000-square-foot building, will house manufacturing and corporate headquarters. “Weaving and dyeing […]

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Outlook 2024 highlights military, policy updates

May 20th, 2024

More than 75 textile leaders gathered at this year’s Outlook® Conference to hear updates on the economy and the top issues facing the industry. The Outlook conference is organized by the U.S. Industrial & Narrow Fabric Institute and the Military Division of the Advanced Textiles Association. This year’s conference was held May 5-7 at the […]

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Stretchy insulation

May 20th, 2024

Thermore’s Freedom insulation is made from 50% post-consumer recycled polyester and offers “ground-breaking stretch.” Thermore’s Freedom insulation is made from 50% post-consumer recycled polyester. It offers “ground-breaking stretch,” according to the company, while providing warmth across many uses including alpine sports, running, golfing, fishing and hunting, cycling and other active pursuits. The insulation comes in […]

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Milliken & Company developing flame-resistant fabrics for NASA

May 17th, 2024

Milliken & Company announced it is working to design and manufacture flame-resistant (FR) undergarment fabric for NASA’s Artemis missions. Artemis III will be the first U.S.-crewed moon mission in over 50 years, planned for launch no earlier than 2026. Milliken is collaborating with global professional services firm Jacobs through the JSC Engineering, Technology & Science II contract […]

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