Archroma starts production of hand sanitizers

July 17, 2020

As part of its active engagement in the fight against COVID-19, Archroma, a global supplier of color and specialty chemicals towards sustainable solutions, started bulk production of a new range of hand sanitizers at its Landhi site in Pakistan in May 2020. The new Kieralon® HS range was developed by the R&D team at the …

Trivantage supports commercial and retail businesses in reopening

July 16, 2020

As the U.S. begins the process of reopening against the backdrop of the COVID-19 pandemic, Trivantage® has been working closely with its customers to supplement the demand for raw materials that might be used for personal protective equipment, including a demand for commercial/retail PPE inputs. “Safety is paramount, and our partners have stepped up to …

TeCS to represent Eastman Machine Company in U.K. and Ireland

July 8, 2020

Eastman Machine Company has appointed Technical Cutting (TeCS) of Nottinghamshire to represent its line of automated cutting systems in the U.K. and Ireland. To offer local testing and education, TeCS strategically established an Eastman technical demonstration facility inside the world-renowned composites specialist Kamm Projects Ltd. in Newcastle. TeCS is a team of experienced engineers, technicians, …

PrimaLoft and Fiberpartner announce global license agreement partnership

July 7, 2020

PrimaLoft Inc. has announced a new partnership agreement with Fiberpartner, a global supplier of stapled fibers, technical yarns and plastics. The new licensing agreement will allow Fiberpartner to develop the use of Primaloft’s PrimaLoft® Bio™ technology in multiple new industries. PrimaLoft Bio is made from biodegradable, 100% recycled fibers that break down when exposed to …

Tennessee Webbing Products offers custom webbing sourcing services

July 6, 2020

Tennessee Webbing Products has announced its new custom webbing sourcing services. The program offers manufacturers the ability to “stock and release” premium webbing over time, buying it at a set price and having Tennessee Webbing warehouse it over the course of a year. “We are finding more and more that first-quality custom webbing is becoming …

Call for Women in Textiles Summit speakers

Industrial Fabrics Association International (IFAI) has issued a call for speakers for its Women in Textiles Summit being held March 3–5, 2021, in Braselton, Ga. The call for speakers is an opportunity for individuals and organizations to develop bold, valuable and worthwhile content attendees are eager to hear. The vision of the summit is to …

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 …