Milliken & Company publishes sustainability report

July 1, 2020

Milliken & Company has published its second annual corporate sustainability report. The report gives insight into Milliken’s environmental and social commitments as all global locations work to achieve aggressive sustainability goals by 2025. Using a comprehensive goal scorecard, the 2019 report shares Milliken’s first year of progress towards the company’s 2025 sustainability goals. First introduced …

HeiQ and Intexso Biochem celebrate seven years of partnership

June 30, 2020

HeiQ and Intexso Biochem began their partnership more than seven years ago. Based in Mumbai, Intexso is the sole distributor for HeiQ products in India and offers technical guidance for product applications in the region. India has become a global innovation hub for apparel and home textiles, and Team Intexso is in the forefront with …

Global Graphics collaborates with Inèdit on digital textile production

June 25, 2020

Global Graphics Software, developers of core technology for digital printing, is collaborating with Inèdit, the authors of neoStampa, an RIP software for textile digital printing, to create an enhanced PDF engine for textile workflows. NeoStampa is compatible with most digital devices sold into the textile market including from vendors such as Mutoh, Epson, EFI Reggiani, …

American Cord & Webbing acquires APP

June 17, 2020

American Cord & Webbing Co. Inc. (ACW) has aquired custom injection molding company Advantage Plastic Products (APP) which has been operating out of Concord, N.H. The new entitiy will operate under the name ACW Plastic Products Inc., DBA Advantage Plastic Products. Founded in 1917, ACW is a fourth-generation family-owned manufacturer of narrow textile webbing, industrial …

Top Value Fabrics announces rebrand to TVF

June 15, 2020

Top Value Fabrics, a supplier of high-quality fabric, announced a rebrand to TVF. The rebrand reflects both the evolution of the company as well as a vision for the future. Top Value Fabrics has served people first since its founding in 1974. At the time, value was synonymous with great quality and competitive prices. TVF …

Spinnova and Kemira to develop sustainable inherent dyeing

June 11, 2020

Spinnova, a sustainable fiber company, has entered long-term collaboration with the global chemicals company Kemira, to develop a highly eco-friendly inherent dyeing method of fiber. Dyeing fiber in its manufacturing process could significantly benefit both the textile industry and the environment. Inherent dyeing in the Spinnova process means that the cellulosic fiber mass is dyed …

Huntsman Textile Effects and Bao Minh Textile collaborate

June 4, 2020

Huntsman Textile Effects and Bao Minh Textile, one of the largest and most modern woven fabric producers in Vietnam, are collaborating to produce fabric that meets the stringent performance standards required of isolation gowns. High-quality medical gowns are essential protective wear for healthcare workers combatting the global COVID-19 pandemic. Bao Minh Textile will treat 760,000 …

Oerlikon Nonwoven delivers meltblown technology for European masks

June 1, 2020

Two companies newly established in Germany to manufacture and distribute high-end protective masks were in the spotlight at the beginning of May. FleeceforEurope and Lindenpartner, Düsseldorf-based Kloepfel Group purchasing consultancy, and Berlin-based industrial consultancy Bechinger & Heymann Holding plan to manufacture and distribute up to 50 million protection class FFP1 through FFP3 respiratory masks a …

Huntsman completes acquisition of CVC Thermoset Specialties

May 28, 2020

Huntsman Corp. has completed the acquisition of CVC Thermoset Specialties, a North American specialty chemical manufacturer serving the industrial composites, adhesives and coatings markets. Huntsman acquired the business from Emerald Performance Materials LLC, a majority-owned affiliate of American Securities LLC, for approximately $300 million, subject to customary closing adjustments. The all-cash transaction was funded from …

Noble Biomaterials launches new brand identity

May 27, 2020

Noble Biomaterials, a global supplier of antimicrobial and conductivity solutions for soft-surface applications, has launched a new brand identity—Ionic+™—for its antimicrobial technology formerly known as XT2. The new brand name, logo and tagline will more clearly convey the benefits and story of Ionic+, a technology that uses positively charged silver ions to provide microbial and …