Sioen Industries acquires Dickson Coatings

December 20, 2019  |  Company News

Sioen Industries has reached an agreement to acquire Dickson Coatings from Glen Raven Inc., Glen Raven, N.C. Sioen, a Belgium-based Euronext stock-quoted company, is a leading producer of PVC coated technical fabrics. With the acquisition, Sioen and Dickson plan to partner in the development of sun-…
Levi Strauss & Co. and Hohenstein collaborate to bring safer chemicals to the apparel industry

November 19, 2019  |  Business, Company News, News

Levi Strauss & Co. (LS&Co.) and Hohenstein have announced a collaboration to utilize the ECO PASSPORT by OEKO-TEX® certification system in the LS&Co. supply chain. This will amplify the capabilities of the Screened Chemistry program developed by LS&Co., helping establish a clearer p…
3M joins Well Living Lab Alliance

November 8, 2019  |  Company News

The 3M Company recently announced it has joined the Well Living Lab Alliance, a global consortium of organizations supporting the advancement of knowledge about how the indoor places where people live, work and play can improve human health and well-being. 3M’s values align with the mission of the…
Ennis Fabrics introduces regular website discounts

October 15, 2019  |  Company News

The recently launched Ennis Fabrics e-commerce website now has promotional discounts that are regularly offered to customers. The responsive website is user-friendly and visually pleasing, with more than 10,000 different products. Customers may now place orders, view stock levels, and access their p…
SDL Atlas enters into agreement with Schap

September 25, 2019  |  Company News

SDL Atlas has announced a new agreement with Schap Specialty Machine Inc. to be its exclusive global distributor outside of the U.S. The Michigan-based company’s testing and evaluation instruments are primarily used in testing seating and automotive interior materials. With offices and experts in …
Fisher Textiles opens new headquarters

September 24, 2019  |  Company News

Fischer Textiles, a supplier of fabrics for digital printing, has opened its corporate headquarters in Matthews, N.C. With the move, Fisher nearly doubles its office and warehousing space, from a 42,000-square-foot building to an 82,000-square-foot state-of-the-art facility. In addition to increased…
YKK announces environmental vision

September 23, 2019  |  Company News

YKK Corp. has announced its new YKK Group Environmental Vision 2050, “Towards a brighter future for nature and humanity.” The vision defines the long-term direction for environmental initiatives that YKK must take to realize a higher level of environmental management. Issues identified in the vi…
NILIT embraces social responsibility

September 20, 2019  |  Company News

As a leader in premium Nylon 6.6, NILIT has taken significant measures to strengthen its corporate social responsibility position over the last three years. The company examined its products and manufacturing facilities, and conducted complete life cycle assessments to ensure that its policies and p…
Mount Vernon FR expands

September 19, 2019  |  Company News

In response to increased demand for its flame-resistant products, Mount Vernon FR is expanding operations at its Trion, Ga., facility. The additional 4,500 square feet of production space will be home to new state-of-the-art FR treatment equipment that will increase Mount Vernon FR’s production an…
MMI acquires Competition Textiles

September 18, 2019  |  Company News

MMI Textiles Inc., a diversified supplier of fabrics, trims, hardware and other notions, has acquired the assets of Competition Textiles. Competition Textiles is also a woven fabric converter, as well as an importer of fabrics, making this acquisition an enhancement of MMI’s existing stock line. M…