Funk joins Herculite

May 3, 2021  |  Company News, News

Herculite Products Inc., an innovator and manufacturer of high performance and custom fabrics, has hired Pamela Funk as manager of human resources.
Smart textile market outlook

April 30, 2021  |  Industry News, News

According to the report “Smart Textile Market Report: Trends, Forecast and Competitive Analysis” by, the smart textile market is expected to grow with a CAGR of 33% from 2019 to 2024.
Yarnbank announces new product page

April 29, 2021  |  Company News, News

Flat knitting solutions provider Shima Seiki Mfg. Ltd. has announced the opening of a special page featuring new and recommended products for Spring/Summer 2022 by yarn manufacturers participating in the digital yarn sourcing web service yarnbank™.
Sanders wraps up contract with TVF

April 28, 2021  |  Company News, News

TVF, a leading supplier of high-quality fabric, has announced that long time industry veteran Michael Sanders will be leaving the company.
First IFAI Virtual Market Showcase to focus on shade market

April 27, 2021  |  Events, IFAI news, News

A new virtual offering from IFAI will kick off May 27, 2021, with a focus on New Materials & Developments in Shade.
In memoriam: Ken C. Prine

April 26, 2021  |  News

IFAI Honored Life Member Ken C. Prine passed away Feb. 22, 2021. Ken was born in 1936 in St. Augustine, Fla., to Pete and Marjorie Prine. He attended Ketterlingus High and graduated from Georgia Tech. Ken is survived by his loving family including his wife Mary Prine and children Pam Murphey, Ken Pr…
Glen Raven emphasizes people and the planet in its first corporate sustainability report

April 26, 2021  |  Company News, News

Glen Raven Inc., a leading provider of innovative textiles including Sunbrella® brand fabrics and the parent company of Trivantage, has released its first ever corporate sustainability report, Continuing a Pattern of Good. The report establishes a baseline of metrics across two foundational pillars…
Textile chemicals market outlook

April 23, 2021  |  Industry News, News

According to the report "North America Textile Chemicals Market 2020-2026" by, the North American textile chemicals market is anticipated to grow at a CAGR of 3.1% during the forecast period.
ITMC Conference postponed to September 2022

April 22, 2021  |  Company News, Events, News

CTT Group, a Canadian technology transfer leader specializing in research, development and analyses of technical textiles and advanced materials, is postponing the International Conference on Intelligent Textiles and Mass Customization (ITMC) to 2022, due to the pandemic. The event now will be held …
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, …