Fibertex Nonwovens investing nearly $50 million in North American market

April 22, 2021  |  Company News

Aiming to capitalize on the booming demand for advanced nonwovens seen in recent years, Danish industrial group Fibertex Nonwovens is investing $48,513,480 (DKK 300 million) to expand its output capacity and meet the growing need for local production of nonwovens in North America. At the same time, …
Bunzl Distribution brings American antiviral technology to retailers in Mexico

April 22, 2021  |  Company News, News

Bunzl Distribution, a supplier of packaging, disposable supplies and cleaning and safety products, has signed on as the distributor in Mexico for Acteev Protect™ masks, made in the United States by polyamide manufacturer Ascend Performance Materials. A global distributor, Bunzl provides supplies t…
Lenzing launches TENCEL™ eShop

April 21, 2021  |  Company News, News

The Lenzing Group’s flagship textile brand, TENCEL™, unveiled TENCEL™ eShop, the first ever e-commerce channel created by a sustainable fiber producer. The eShop bridges the divide between manufacturers and the end-consumer by curating a diverse mix of apparel and home goods made of Tencel bra…
YKK launches digital showroom

April 20, 2021  |  Company News, News

Zipper and fastening products manufacturer YKK has launched a digital showroom as a means to better engage with customers, virtually, regardless of time or location.
Ennis Fabrics donates face masks to Food Banks Canada

April 20, 2021  |  Company News, News

Ennis Fabrics has donated 3.5 million face masks to Food Banks Canada. The masks will be distributed to food bank employees, volunteers and their communities to keep them safe and protected against the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
Teijin to produce nanofiber filament from recycled polyester

April 15, 2021  |  Company News, News

Teijin Frontier Co. Ltd., the Teijin Group fibers and products converting company, announced that it has developed technology to mass produce a new version of its Nanofront® ultra-fine polyester, which the company believes is the world’s first nanofiber to be made from recycled polyester raw mate…
Raven Industries featured in HBO documentary

April 14, 2021  |  Company News, News

Raven Industries, a Sioux Falls, S.D.-based manufacturer of precision agriculture products, high-altitude balloons, plastic film and sheeting, and radar systems, was recently featured in an HBO documentary.
Kraig Biocraft and Kings Group form Spydasilk Enterprises

April 13, 2021  |  Company News, News

Kraig Biocraft Laboratories Inc., a biotechnology company focused on the development and commercialization of spider silk, has announced that the company, together with M the Movement, Kings Golden Harvest Pte Ltd (“Kings Group”), has established Spydasilk Enterprises Pte. Ltd. (“Spydasilk Ent…
Trivantage relocates distribution center to larger St. Louis facility

April 9, 2021  |  Company News, News

Trivantage has announced a new warehouse location. The new facility, located at located at 372 Hazelwood Logistics Center Drive, Suite 376 in Hazelwood, Mo., will allow the company to better and more efficiently service customers with increased capacity at more than 62,000 square feet, six loading d…
Culp hosts on-site COVID-19 vaccination clinics

April 9, 2021  |  Company News, COVID-19, News

Culp Inc. partnered with North Carolina vaccine providers to offer on-site COVID-19 vaccination clinics to eligible company employees, their families and the public. The clinics were held March 25-27 at two of Culp’s facilities located in High Point and Stokesdale, N.C.