2019 AATCC Future Leaders Award

June 24, 2019

The AATCC Future Leaders Award, which recognizes promising young professionals in the fields of textiles, apparel and related material sciences, was presented to Krystle Moody Wood in April at the organization’s international conference. Wood is founder of materEVOLVE LLC, a woman-led consulting firm that works to build sustainability in the textile and apparel industry. An …

Filtrex™ India addresses air quality

June 21, 2019

The fourth edition of the Filtrex India conference was hailed as a success by 150 participants from across the filtration supply chain. Organized by EDANA and BCH, Filtrex India has strengthened its position as a leading and unique platform for the filtration industry on the Indian subcontinent. The conference focused on industrial megatrends, the growth …

TECNIcart: changing the way sample books are produced

June 20, 2019

Amzak a major designer and manufacturer of sample books, product decks and swatch cards, has announced that the company has been selected to be the exclusive North American sales office for TECNIcart. Traditional sample merchandising products in the form of sample books are manufactured using real product that must be cut and sized to the …

HEYstore fabrics for shipping, storage and disaster relief

The Heytex Group, headquartered in Bramsche, Germany, has 17 different product groups for technical textiles and works closely with customers to determine the appropriate material for their applications. “Due to increasing numbers of global disasters and the need to support people that need help, we see increasing demand for our HEYstore products in the future,” …

Six languages for Phifer website

Phifer Incorporated recently added six foreign language translations to its website. Visitors can now tap into company and product content via German, Italian, Spanish, Dutch, French or Portuguese translations from anywhere in the world. The update is part of a continued effort to make the site more user-friendly for both domestic and international customers.

IFAI Expo 2019 Early Bird Rates End June 26

June 19, 2019

For Immediate Release June 18, 2019 PR Contact Christian Weiland 651 225 6916 caweiland@ifai.com   IFAI Expo 2019 takes place Oct. 1-4 in Orlando, FL, USA. The Early Bird Rate deadline is approaching fast, and those who wish to save on their Expo registration must do so by June 26. This year’s Expo is held …

PerPETual Global recycles 2 billion bottles

PerPETual Global Technologies Ltd. recently recycled its 2 billionth used plastic bottle, using its own proprietary developed and patented sustainable recycling process. PerPETual achieved this in cooperation with its manufacturing partner based in India, where it is currently recycling approximately 2.5 million bottles daily. PerPETual regards used plastic bottles as a valuable resource that can …

Orchard Yarn acquires Silk City Fibers

June 18, 2019

Orchard Yarn and Thread Company Inc. has announced the purchase of Silk City Fibers, a manufacturer of high fashion yarns for weaving, knitting, embroidery and crochet. Silk City Fibers offers more than 2,000 colors in 50 luxury and natural fiber yarn styles. The acquisition provides Orchard Yarn with a major growth opportunity that will allow …

Mutoh expands Johnson Plastics partnership

June 17, 2019

Mutoh America Inc. has expanded its partnership with Johnson Plastics Plus, which recently expanded its product line to include Mutoh’s UV-LED printers, ink and supplies. The Mutoh lineup of UV-LED printers gives sign shops and awards retailers an easy way to enter into the growing world of UV-LED printing. Mutoh equipment has advantages for those …

Milliken & Company to acquire Polartec from Versa Capital Management

June 14, 2019

Milliken & Company, a global diversified manufacturer with more than a century and a half of textile expertise, announced that it signed a definitive agreement to acquire Polartec LLC, a global brand known for its innovative performance textiles for outdoor and military apparel, from Versa Capital Management LLC. The acquisition is expected to close in …