RBH Designs relocates, invests in new equipment

August 13, 2020

RBH Designs LLC has moved to a commercial space located in Tolland, Conn. Now pivoting its efforts toward providing PPE and more, the company recently purchased both computerized and long-arm zigzag machines, ultrasonic bonding and hot-air seam-taping machines, with a special focus on R&D and educational efforts. RBH Designs has been a custom apparel manufacturer …

Gerber celebrates 30 years of innovation in Portugal

August 12, 2020

Gerber Technology is celebrating 30 years of customer experience, innovation and growth through its European headquarters in Portugal. Since 1990, Portugal has been the European headquarters for the global leader of integrated manufacturing platforms and currently services more than 4,000 customers across the region. In that time, Gerber has heavily invested in its industry-leading technologies, …

Eight promotions announced at Glen Raven

August 7, 2020

Glen Raven Inc., has announced the promotion of eight executives in its Technical Fabrics operating division. The moves will support the continued growth of its diverse business segments, particularly its GlenGuard brand of high-performance flame-resistant fabric. Glen Raven Technical Fabrics creates technical solutions that help keep people safe from military and protective work wear to …

Sciessent earns industry honors for sustainability

August 6, 2020

Sciessent announced new industry recognition for its commitment to safe, sustainable, environmentally responsible solutions, earning bluesign® approval for all of its technologies (AgionÒ, ActiveXL, LavaÒ, Lava XLÒ and CurbÒ) and achieving Level 3 compliance from the Zero Discharge of Hazardous Chemicals (ZDHC) Foundation.  Sciessent has met the following standards for bluesign approval: Highest degree of safety for the consumer Manufacturing with lowest …

U.S.-based textile companies join forces to fill nation’s PPE gap

August 5, 2020

Faced with a global pandemic and massive Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) shortages in the United States, three large textile companies banded together earlier this year to help fill the nation’s explosive demand for personal protective equipment (PPE). The result was a fast response to PPE needs and an ongoing relationship that promises to help the …

Freudenberg Performance Materials partners with NC State

August 4, 2020

Germany-based Freudenberg Performance Materials has collaborated with the Nonwoven Institute of North Carolina State University to produce face masks for North Carolina government organizations, UNC system universities and North Carolina hospitals.   Both the organizations will align their expertise and supply chains to bring PPE to healthcare professionals and universities as soon as possible.The production …

ChromaScape acquires Greenville Colorants

July 30, 2020

ChromaScape LLC, a specialty chemicals manufacturer of pigments, colorants and additives, has acquired Greenville Colorants LLC, a processor of liquid and powder dyes, representing a significant expansion of products serving paper, printing inks and textile industries. Greenville Colorants’ technical capabilities, broad portfolio of more than 2,000 products and advantageous geographic locations in New Jersey, South …

Moss opens new headquarters and operations facility

July 27, 2020

Moss Inc. has moved to a new global headquarters and manufacturing facility in Franklin Park, Ill., near Chicago. The space accommodates all U.S. operations and brings Moss’s core capabilities, expertise and production volume together under one roof. “We have both the mindset and the facility to deliver the most diverse and imaginative range of possibilities …

Sono-Tek announces $1.6 million order for the advanced textiles industry

July 24, 2020

Sono-Tek Corporation, a developer and manufacturer of ultrasonic coating systems, announced that it has received a new order for two systems to be used in the advanced textiles industry, with a total value of approximately USD $1.6 million.  The order is among the largest that the company has received in its history and is for …

Sciessent expands distribution

July 23, 2020

Sciessent has chosen Harris & Menuk, a company that specializes in the sales, marketing and research and development of textile auxiliaries, specialty chemicals, colorants and enzymes, to facilitate distribution of its AgionÒ antimicrobial among textile and apparel manufacturers in Sri Lanka. Sri Lankan apparel manufacturers and suppliers have gained a strong reputation worldwide for ethical …