Global textile market outlook

October 21, 2021  |  Industry News, News

According to the report “Global Textile Market Size, Share & Trends Analysis Report by Raw Material (Wool, Chemical, Silk), by Product (Natural Fibers, Polyester), by Application (Household, Technical), by Region, and Segment Forecasts, 2021-2028” by ResearchAndMarkets.com, the globa…
Kelheim Fibres awarded gold in EcoVadis CSR rating

October 20, 2021  |  Industry News

The German specialty viscose fiber manufacturer Kelheim Fibres has been awarded gold in the CSR rating by EcoVadis, scoring among the top 3 percent of all companies evaluated. The rating was above average in all four individual areas (environment, labor and human rights, ethics, sustainable procurem…
Microban International appoints new president and senior directors

October 19, 2021  |  Company News, News

Microban International, a global supplier of antimicrobial additives and odor control solutions, has announced the appointment of Michael Ruby as president of the corporation and Graham Harvey as Senior Director of Business Development for the global built-in business. The company has also added Bar…
Milliken & Company acquires Encapsys LLC

October 18, 2021  |  Company News, News

Milliken & Company has formally acquired Encapsys LLC, a world leader in microencapsulation, from the Cypress Performance Group LLC. The transaction officially closed October 18, 2021. “Moving the needle on sustainability requires big thinking and powerful collaborations. We’re thrilled to w…
Polartec and Browzwear launch first true-to-life 3D performance fabrics

October 15, 2021  |  Company News, News

Polartec, a Milliken & Company brand, and premium creator of innovative and sustainable textile solutions, has announced a new partnership with Browzwear, a pioneer of 3D digital solutions for the fashion industry. A first for the brand, users will now be able to digitally design and create with…
NCTO issues statement following President Biden’s remarks on global supply chain crisis

October 14, 2021  |  Industry News

The National Council of Textile Organizations (NCTO) President and CEO Kim Glas issued a statement following President Biden’s remarks on the global supply chain crisis and stressed the importance of investing onshoring and nearshoring. NCTO President and CEO Kim Glas: “We appreciate President B…
Herculite Products promotes two employees to new roles

October 14, 2021  |  Industry News

Herculite Products Inc., an innovator and manufacturer of high performance and custom fabrics, has announced that Paul Flaherty and Marco Angelone have received leadership promotions. Flaherty has been promoted to the newly created position of chief strategy officer. In the new role, he will be resp…
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…