Ultrafabrics announces new team members

January 19, 2022  |  Company News, Industry News, News, People

Ultrafabrics has recently added two new members to its team. Jennifer Hendren has been hired as Senior Director of Product Development and Theo Haag joins Ultrafabrics as European Sales Director. Hendren has more than 30 years of industry experience and vast knowledge of design and product developme…
Kelheim Fibres publishes sustainability report

January 12, 2022  |  Company News, Industry News, News

Kelheim Fibres, a manufacturer of viscose specialty fibers, has published its first Sustainability Report. Sustainability Manager Timo Thunitgut said he is very pleased to have reached this milestone. “Credibility and trust are based on transparency,” he said. “Our Sustainability Report accord…
Colorado Yurt Company hires Winkelmann

December 16, 2021  |  Company News, News

Colorado Yurt Company has hired Joe Winkelmann as Director of Operations. He will lead the production, manufacturing and shipping teams as the company focuses on strategic growth opportunities and customer connections to the outdoors. Winkelmann has more than 25 years of experience in operations and…
Williams joins Durst

December 15, 2021  |  Company News, News

Durst has appointed Neil Williams as UK and Ireland Business Development Manager for the Northern region. He is replacing industry veteran Richard Bates, who retires at the end of the year after almost a decade with Durst and 46 years in the printing industry. Williams brings a wealth of experience …
Teijin Frontier joins “Fashion for Good” platform

December 14, 2021  |  Company News, News

Teijin Frontier Co. Ltd., the Teijin Group’s fibers and products converting company, has become East Asia’s first enterprise to join Fashion For Good (FFG), a global platform aimed at enhancing sustainable innovation in the apparel industry. The FFG was established in 2017 to address pressin…
Canadian researcher develops fabric coating to prevent transmission of COVID-19

December 13, 2021  |  Company News, News

A Canadian researcher has been honored for his development of a 99 percent effective antimicrobial fabric coating that prevents transmission of COVID-19. Seyyedarash Haddadi is a postdoctoral researcher at the UBC Okanagan School of Engineering in Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada. Approved by Healt…
Lectra and Gerber announce patternmaking solution

December 10, 2021  |  Company News, News

Lectra and Gerber have announced that their patternmaking users will now be able to easily exchange CAD digital assets between their Modaris and AccuMark software to unleash productivity in the fashion ecosystem. CAD systems abound in the modern fashion industry. Due to the diversity of user needs a…
B.I.G. Yarns announces investments in new yarn technology

December 9, 2021  |  Company News, News

B.I.G. Yarns has revealed significant investment in its next-generation Polyamide (PA) technology to help global carpet tile manufacturers meet the demands of the contract market. In addition to this key investment, the company has also announced its decision to become a new producer of polyester (P…