In memoriam: Helmut Jahn
Celebrated architect Helmut Jahn died on Saturday, May 8, when he was struck by two vehicles while riding his bike in Campton Hills, a western Chicago suburb. He was 81. One of Jahn’s most recent projects was the fabric-wrapped ThyssenKrupp test tower in Rottweil, Germany, which earned many awards…
Technical textile market forecast
According to a report by MarketsandMarkets.com, the technical textile market is estimated at USD 164.6 billion in 2020 and is projected to reach USD 222.4 billion by 2025, at a CAGR of 6.2%.
Smart textile market outlook
According to the report “Smart Textile Market Report: Trends, Forecast and Competitive Analysis” by ResearchAndMarkets.com, the smart textile market is expected to grow with a CAGR of 33% from 2019 to 2024.
WVU Davis College unveils Amy A. Bircher Textiles Laboratory
A gift to the West Virginia University Davis College of Agriculture, Natural Resources and Design will provide fashion, dress and merchandising students with enhanced educational opportunities in textile science.
Forecast for smart fabrics in fashion and entertainment
According to the report “Smart Fabrics in Fashion and Entertainment Market—Growth, Trends, COVID-19 Impact, and Forecasts (2021-2026)” by ResearchAndMarkets.com, the smart fabrics market is estimated to record a CAGR of 31.29% over the forecast period.
Consumer demand for sustainable products
Consumers around the world have adapted to social distancing measures and lockdowns over the last 12 months, with the way they dress, work and shop changing dramatically. The U.S. Cotton Trust Protocol recently surveyed sustainability decision-makers at 1,000 brands and retailers in the United State…
Nonwoven fabric market outlook
According to the report “Non-woven Fabric Market—Growth, Trends, COVID-19 Impact, and Forecasts (2021-2026)” by ResearchAndMarkets.com, the nonwoven fabric market was valued at USD 43,883 million in 2020 and the market is expected to register a CAGR of more than 6% during the forecast period.
Biden administration awards contracts for U.S.-made face masks
The Biden administration has awarded two contracts to National Council of Textile Organizations (NCTO) members Parkdale Mills and Ferrara Manufacturing Inc., following through on the president’s pledge to procure millions of U.S.-manufactured face masks for community health centers, food pantries …