ITMA 2023 launches online visitor registration

December 1, 2022  |  Industry News, News

The ITMA 2023 online visitor registration platform is open for registration. Visitors can enjoy early bird rates until 7 May 2023 when they buy badges online at A one-day badge costs 40 euros, and a seven-day badge is 80 euros. Students can visit the exhibition from 10 to 14 June …
Kingly Ltd. launches upcycling project

November 30, 2022  |  Company News, News

Kingly Ltd. is the first zero-waste textile company that creates sustainable products for the promotional industry. The company just introduced its “Upcycling project” which intends to retrieve textile waste not for recycling but for using it to create new products. “One of earth’s biggest p…
AATCC Announces 2023 Board of Directors

November 29, 2022  |  Industry News

This fall, AATCC members elected their 2023-2024 representatives to the Board of Directors. All officers will begin their term on January 1.President-ElectAndrew Fraser, Textile Color and Sourcing Solutions, will serve two years as President-elect before continuing to President for two years, and fi…
In memoriam: Phillip “Phil” Eugene Russell

November 28, 2022  |  Industry News, People

Phillip "Phil" Eugene Russell, 70, of Mansfield, Ohio passed away on Wednesday, November 23, 2022.  He passed away quietly in his home surrounded by close family members after a very long, courageous battle with cancer.
Sentinel Capital Partners Acquires L2 Brands

November 23, 2022  |  Company News, News

Sentinel Capital Partners, a private equity firm that invests in promising midmarket companies, today announced the acquisition of L2 Brands, a designer, manufacturer, and marketer of custom apparel and headwear for the collegiate, destination and leisure, and corporate markets. Financial terms of t…
Rainier Industries acquires Outdoor America Images Corp.

November 22, 2022  |  Industry News, News

Rainier Industries announces the acquisition of Outdoor America Images (OAI) Corporation, located in Tampa, Fla. Together, Rainier Display and OAI offer a full suite of services nationwide, including design, print, dimensional fabrication (wood and metal), project management and installation. Each o…
Arvind Limited & PurFi Global combat textile waste

November 21, 2022  |  Industry News, News

Arvind Limited, India’s largest textile to technology conglomerate, and PurFi Global LLC, a sustainable technology company specializing in rejuvenating textile waste into virgin quality products, announced a joint venture to reduce the amount of textile waste going to landfills. Significant transf…
Renewcell and Eastman sign letter of intent

November 18, 2022  |  Company News, News

The Swedish textile-to-textile recycling pioneer Renewcell has signed a Letter of Intent with Eastman, a cellulosic acetate fiber producer, for a collaboration to develop Naia™ Renew ES yarns sourced from Circulose®, Renewcell’s 100-percent recycled textile raw material. The agreement is Renewc…