Coats to host sustainability webinar

Mar. 1, 2021  |  Company News, News

On March 12, 2021, Coats will host the live panel discussion “Targeting Circularity” with members from its sustainability delivery team. Panelists will explore Coats’ sustainability agenda, industry challenges and the shift towards circularity, and innovations to enable a more sustainable futu…
YKK highlights sustainability with digital showcase

Feb. 26, 2021  |  Company News, News

YKK, one of the world’s largest manufacturers of zippers and fastening products, will present its spring/summer 2022 collection digitally, in response to the ongoing global pandemic. The format will include new features such as a 3D and color options simulator, alongside virtual previews and onlin…
Sciessent expands sales team

Feb. 25, 2021  |  Company News, News

Sciessent has expanded its global textile market sales team with the addition of David Rubin as vice president of global textile sales and Gary Nicholson as director of textile business development, Asia. Demand for the company’s antimicrobial, odor control and water repellent solutions has been s…
Bagwell joins Milliken & Company

Feb. 23, 2021  |  Company News, News

Milliken & Company has hired Benji Bagwell as its vice president of sales and marketing for the specialty interiors business within the Textile Division. Joining the company from UltraFabrics, Bagwell will be responsible for leading the specialty interiors business growth strategy and alignment …
Brrr° automates with Texbase

Feb. 23, 2021  |  Company News, News

Bozeman, Mont.-based Texbase Inc., a cloud-based data management and collaboration platform for the textile and consumer products industries, announces its continued collaboration with brrr°. Brrr° patented yarns and specialized manufacturing techniques combine natural cooling minerals, active wic…
Precision Textiles stays ahead of curve with FR compliant products

Feb. 22, 2021  |  Company News, News

Precision Textiles, a supplier of coated fabrics, nonwovens and laminations for the bedding, automotive and healthcare industries, is keeping ahead of a growing trend by states to tighten fire-retardant (FR) chemical regulations in consumer products. By constantly upgrading its portfolio of chemical…
EPA approves Livinguard self-disinfecting textile

Feb. 19, 2021  |  Company News, News

Livinguard has announced that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has approved the hygiene-technology company’s patented self-disinfecting textile (EPA Reg N. 95700-2). Livinguard’s new textile is effective against Gram negative and Gram positive bacteria to t…
Shawmut announces new health and safety business unit

Feb. 18, 2021  |  Company News, News

Shawmut Corporation has announced the creation of a new health and safety business unit that will apply the company’s trademark advanced materials, textile manufacturing and process innovation techniques to producing high-quality, U.S.-made, health and safety products, including its Protex™ line…