In memoriam: Phillip “Phil” Eugene Russell

November 28, 2022  |  Industry News, People

Phillip “Phil” Eugene Russell, 70, of Mansfield, Ohio passed away on Wednesday, November 23, 2022.  He passed away quietly in his home surrounded by close family members after a very long, courageous battle with cancer. Phil was born July 14, 1952, in Mt. Gilead, Ohio to Edd and Lorett…
Rainier Industries acquires Outdoor America Images Corp.

November 22, 2022  |  Industry News, News

Rainier Industries announces the acquisition of Outdoor America Images (OAI) Corporation, located in Tampa, Fla. Together, Rainier Display and OAI offer a full suite of services nationwide, including design, print, dimensional fabrication (wood and metal), project management and installation. Each o…
Arvind Limited & PurFi Global combat textile waste

November 21, 2022  |  Industry News, News

Arvind Limited, India’s largest textile to technology conglomerate, and PurFi Global LLC, a sustainable technology company specializing in rejuvenating textile waste into virgin quality products, announced a joint venture to reduce the amount of textile waste going to landfills. Significant transf…
ECCO Leather and Ecovative partner to pursue new mycelium materials

November 14, 2022  |  Industry News, News

Ecovative, a mycelium technology company, and ECCO Leather, a part of the Danish footwear brand ECCO and a supplier of innovative and premium leathers, have announced an ongoing partnership to develop and commercialize the next generation of mycelium materials for a range of new products. The first-…
Gaston College and SYFA announce scholarship for textile technology students

November 7, 2022  |  Industry News, News

Celebrating its 50-year anniversary, the Synthetic Yarn and Fabric Association (SYFA) has teamed up with Gaston College to create a scholarship fund that will help support Gaston’s new Textile Technology program students. SYFA members produce technically advanced yarns and fabrics for use in impor…
Gang Sun receives Chapin Award

November 4, 2022  |  Industry News, News

In recognition of his outstanding service to the American Association of Textile Chemists and Colorists, AATCC named Gang Sun the 2021 recipient of the Harold C. Chapin Award. The award was presented at the recent AATCC Textile Discovery Summit in Charlotte, NC., USA. AATCC Involvement A member of t…
PRINTING United Alliance and AATCC to Present Digital Textile Printing Conference 2022

November 3, 2022  |  Industry News, News

For the seventh consecutive year, PRINTING United Alliance and the American Association of Textile Chemists and Colorists (AATCC) will jointly present the Digital Textile Printing Conference, taking place Dec. 7-8 at the Sheraton Imperial Hotel in Durham, North Carolina. With education led by indust…