Ronald Mark Associates to establish facility in Southwest Virginia

November 8, 2022  |  Company News, News

Governor Glenn Youngkin today announced that Ronald Mark Associates Inc. (RMA), a producer of custom resin and vinyl fabric formulations and technical services, will invest $13.5 million to establish a manufacturing operation in Tazewell County, Virginia. The company will occupy the former Komatsu M…
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…
Renegade Plastics wins 2022 Cleantech Open

November 2, 2022  |  Company News, News

More than 90 companies joined Cleantech Open’s 2022 accelerator program, 77 participated in regional competitions across the US, and 18 finalists progressed to compete at the national level at the Global Forum, hosted at VERGE22 in San Jose, Calif., on October 25-27, 2022.  Renegade Plastics …
Manufacturing PMI At 50.2%

November 1, 2022  |  Industry News, News

Economic activity in the manufacturing sector grew in October, with the overall economy achieving a 29th consecutive month of growth, say the nation’s supply executives in the latest Manufacturing ISM® Report On Business®. The report was issued November 1st by Timothy R. Fiore, CPSM, C.P.M., Cha…
CESMII And SME announce Smart Manufacturing Executive Council

October 31, 2022  |  Industry News, News

Recognizing the urgent need to accelerate the adoption of Smart Manufacturing in the United States, CESMII, (the Smart Manufacturing Institute) and SME (the Society of Manufacturing Engineers) have announced the official launch of the Smart Manufacturing Executive Council (SMEC). Described as “a n…
Global textile survey shows order declines

October 28, 2022  |  Industry News

The 16th ITMF Global Textile Industry Survey (GTIS, formerly known as ITMF Corona-Survey) shows deteriorating business situation and expectations in the global textile industry in September 2022. The indicators for order intake and backlog, and capacity utilization rate also fell, globally. Accordin…
AATCC presents textile awards

October 27, 2022  |  Company News, News

The American Association of Textile Chemists and Colorists (AATCC) presented several awards at the recent AATCC Textile Discovery Summit in Charlotte, NC, USA. The awards recognize achievement and service across all aspects of the textile community. To learn more about each award, view past winners,…
AlgiKnit Rebrands To Keel Labs

October 26, 2022  |  Company News, News

Keel Labs™, formerly known as AlgiKnit, announces a full rebrand, created in collaboration with award-winning design firm, Pentagram, with a new name designed to reflect the company’s mission and capacity to support a sustainable future at scale. The announcement includes an official name for th…