Hexcel joins ASCEND project

April 8, 2021  |  Company News, News

Hexcel has announced that its role within the recently launched UK-based project called ASCEND (Aerospace and Automotive Supply Chain Enabled Development) will be to focus on developing high-rate manufacturing and processing technologies that will accelerate the development of new, lightweight advan…
Fasnap announces building expansion

April 7, 2021  |  Company News, News

Fasnap has completed an expansion at its Elkhart, Ind., corporate facilities. The new manufacturing space is 5,370 square feet larger and office space has increased by 6,000 square feet. Warehousing for distribution is one third larger and stocked with Fasnap products.
Stein Fibers acquires J.E. Herndon Company

April 5, 2021  |  Company News, News

Stein Fibers Ltd. has acquired J. E. Herndon Company, previously based in Kings Mountain, N.C. Established in 1928, J. E. Herndon specializes in the purchase and processing of textile mill fibers and by-products. Herndon’s finished blends are consumed globally in diverse applications such as indus…
Fibertex Nonwovens expands operations

April 2, 2021  |  Company News, News

Fibertex Nonwovens Inc., a manufacturing company that specializes in spunlace products, has announced plans to expand operations in Laurens County, S.C. The more than $49.5 million investment will create 39 new jobs.
Kraig Biocraft secures expansion capital

March 31, 2021  |  Company News, News

Kraig Biocraft Laboratories Inc. announced that it has secured $4 million dollars of expansion capital. The financing significantly strengthens the company’s balance sheet and supports its progress in the commercialization and sale of recombinant spider silk.
Ultraflex Systems hires Rex

March 30, 2021  |  Company News, News

Ultraflex Systems Inc. has hired Debbie Rex as its North Eastern Territory Sales manager. Rex has years of experience in the graphics and wide format industry selling both consumables and equipment.
Fasnap promotes Grady

March 29, 2021  |  Company News, News

Fasnap Corp. has promoted Ryan Grady to National Sales Manager. Grady joined Fasnap in 2003 and has served key marine textile markets in the southeastern U.S. as well as domestic and international military and textile markets.
Teijin Frontier announces new firm

March 26, 2021  |  Company News, News

Teijin Frontier Co. Ltd., the Teijin Group’s fibers and products converting company, has established Teijin Frontier India Pvt. Ltd. in Gurugram, India, to conduct sales and trading activities that will further strengthen its global business. Teijin Frontier India will start its operation on April…
Stein Fibers acquires Consolidated Fibers

March 25, 2021  |  Company News, News

Stein Fibers Ltd. has acquired Charlotte, N.C.-based Consolidated Fibers. Since 1960, Consolidated Fibers has been a leader in the fiber business specializing in various products for the nonwoven industry.
Test results announced for new antiviral chemical

March 24, 2021  |  Company News, News

DiOX, a company based in Ireland that develops fabric finishing chemicals, announces successful testing of its new antiviral fabric chemical D4. Due to the pandemic, “an increased emphasis on cleanliness and sanitization will influence purchase decisions above price, environmental impact and perfo…