Brrr° automates with Texbase

Feb. 23, 2021  |  Company News, News

Bozeman, Mont.-based Texbase Inc., a cloud-based data management and collaboration platform for the textile and consumer products industries, announces its continued collaboration with brrr°. Brrr° patented yarns and specialized manufacturing techniques combine natural cooling minerals, active wic…
Precision Textiles stays ahead of curve with FR compliant products

Feb. 22, 2021  |  Company News, News

Precision Textiles, a supplier of coated fabrics, nonwovens and laminations for the bedding, automotive and healthcare industries, is keeping ahead of a growing trend by states to tighten fire-retardant (FR) chemical regulations in consumer products. By constantly upgrading its portfolio of chemical…
EPA approves Livinguard self-disinfecting textile

Feb. 19, 2021  |  Company News, News

Livinguard has announced that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has approved the hygiene-technology company’s patented self-disinfecting textile (EPA Reg N. 95700-2). Livinguard’s new textile is effective against Gram negative and Gram positive bacteria to t…
Shawmut announces new health and safety business unit

Feb. 18, 2021  |  Company News, News

Shawmut Corporation has announced the creation of a new health and safety business unit that will apply the company’s trademark advanced materials, textile manufacturing and process innovation techniques to producing high-quality, U.S.-made, health and safety products, including its Protex™ line…
Zeledon joins MMI Textiles

Feb. 17, 2021  |  Company News, News

Jorge Zeledon has joined MMI Textiles as its director of quality. His specialties include quality assurance systems, sourcing of finished products globally and garment construction, including manufacturing, supply chain and distribution logistics. Throughout his career, Zeledon has managed quality a…
Miller Weldmaster announces management team additions

Feb. 16, 2021  |  Company News, News

Miller Weldmaster has hired Samantha Zimmerman as its financial controller and Nichole Simmons as its human resources manager. Zimmerman will oversee the finance department and ensure that the integrity of the financials is maintained, and data is compiled and distributed timely and accurately. Simm…
CTT Group to host ITMC 2021

Feb. 12, 2021  |  Events

CTT Group, a Canadian technology transfer leader specializing in research, development and analyses of technical textiles and advanced materials, is set to host the 8th edition of the International Conference on Intelligent Textiles and Mass Customization (ITMC) 2021 to be held September 20-22, 2021…
Herculite Products acquires Laminated Fabrics Division of Burlan Manufacturing

Feb. 11, 2021  |  Company News, News

Herculite Products Inc., a leading innovator and manufacturer of high performance and custom fabrics, has acquired the Laminated Fabrics Division of Burlan Manufacturing LLC. This acquisition strengthens Herculite’s position as a global leader in high performance reinforced textile composites. Her…
Hohenstein authorized to verify compliance for Green Button

Feb. 11, 2021  |  Company News, News

Textile testing provider Hohenstein has been authorized by the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) to verify compliance for the Green Button, a German government certification for sustainable textiles. Now, in addition to certification for MADE IN GREEN by OEKO-TEX®, a q…
Eastman Machine Company announces building acquisition and expansion of headquarters

Feb. 10, 2021  |  Company News, News

Eastman Machine Company, influenced by client and product line growth, has announced a building acquisition and anticipated expansion of its headquarters in Buffalo, N.Y. Eastman Machine recently closed on 707 Washington Street and will now occupy the entire city block between Washington and Ellicot…