Top Value Fabrics premieres the Home Décor collection

February 5, 2020

Top Value Fabrics, an industry leader for almost 50 years, has announced its new collection of Home Décor fabrics. Ranging from silky chiffon to vegan leather, the collection of 100 percent polyester fabrics continues TVF’s goal to take customer products, and customer business, to the next level. Brian Vieweg, TVF’s home textile program manager, and …

Bally Ribbon Mills provides fully Berry-compliant polyester webbing

Bally Ribbon Mills (BRM), an industry leader in the design, development and manufacture of highly specialized engineered woven fabrics, has announced the company’s expanded capabilities for producing superior polyester webbing that is fully compliant with the Berry Amendment. This standard requires the Department of Defense (DOD) to give preference to domestically produced fabrics and clothing. …

Polartec® releases Power Air™ fabric

Polartec has announced the latest advancement of award-winning Polartec Power Air fabric technology. The knit construction that encapsulates air to retain warmth and reduce fiber shedding is now made to be 100 percent recyclable and circular, and also 25 percent lighter than the initial product. Polartec Power Air, launched last year with brands like Houdini, …

E² launches new website for coated fabric solutions

February 4, 2020

Since officially launching the joint venture of EPT and Erez in 2019, the company has now announced the launch of the new E² website, with features and functions that highlight innovative products and recommended applications. With this new technological tool, customers and industry partners will find:   • Product series and data sheets, including EPT’s …

Duvaltex unites behind a single brand

The transition aligns with the company’s growth strategies and natural evolution since its founding in 2015. While Guilford of Maine will remain independent, combining the other three brands will reinforce Duvaltex’s position as the key brand and leader of the commercial textile industry. Duvaltex firmly believes that streamlining the structure of its organization will lead …

Indorama Ventures announces new business segment and leadership appointments

February 3, 2020

Indorama Ventures Public Co. Ltd. (IVL), a global chemical producer, has announced the creation of a newly formed segment named Integrated Oxide, following the announcement of the acquisition of Huntsman’s integrated ethylene oxide and proplylene oxide (EO&PO) assets in Port Neches, Chocolate Bayou and Dayton in Texas, Ankleshwar in India and Botany in Australia. The …

Milliken & Company finalizes Borchers acquisition

January 31, 2020

Milliken & Company has acquired Borchers Group Limited, a global specialty chemicals company, from The Jordan Company L.P. The transaction officially closed on January 28, 2020. “When great teams come together, big things happen,” said Halsey Cook, Milliken & Company president and CEO. “I’m excited to combine Borchers’ capabilities with Milliken’s long-term view and focus on innovation …

Hohenstein advances textile sustainability

Hohenstein has completed the development of its new method for analyzing microfiber shedding from textiles. Using dynamic image analysis, the method quantifies shedding behavior and reveals previously unattainable data with practical implications for material development throughout the supply chain. The new method is the result of four years of research at Hohenstein, published in an …

Huntsman Textile Effects partners with Xenon

January 30, 2020

Huntsman Textile Effects and Xenon have announced the formation of NaviColor, a dedicated marketing channel to service the unique needs of select customers in the U.S. textiles and apparel industry.  NaviColor is a business specifically designed to meet the needs of select Huntsman Textile Effects customers and to further expand the growing customer base. NaviColor …

Enduratex expands marine products representation

January 29, 2020

Enduratex™ has expanded its marine product representation through a new relationship with Coatney Sales and Haimes Coleman Group Inc., according to Eric Petersen, director of sales and marketing for Enduratex. Craig Coatney, principal of Coatney Sales, and Charlie Haimes, a principal in the Haimes Coleman Group, will cover the Midwest and Southeast regions, respectively. “We …