Culp hosts on-site COVID-19 vaccination clinics

April 9, 2021  |  Company News, COVID-19, News

Culp Inc. partnered with North Carolina vaccine providers to offer on-site COVID-19 vaccination clinics to eligible company employees, their families and the public. The clinics were held March 25-27 at two of Culp’s facilities located in High Point and Stokesdale, N.C.
Hexcel joins ASCEND project

April 8, 2021  |  Company News, News

Hexcel has announced that its role within the recently launched UK-based project called ASCEND (Aerospace and Automotive Supply Chain Enabled Development) will be to focus on developing high-rate manufacturing and processing technologies that will accelerate the development of new, lightweight advan…
Fasnap announces building expansion

April 7, 2021  |  Company News, News

Fasnap has completed an expansion at its Elkhart, Ind., corporate facilities. The new manufacturing space is 5,370 square feet larger and office space has increased by 6,000 square feet. Warehousing for distribution is one third larger and stocked with Fasnap products.
Consumer demand for sustainable products

April 7, 2021  |  Industry News, News

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

April 6, 2021  |  Industry News, News

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.
Stein Fibers acquires J.E. Herndon Company

April 5, 2021  |  Company News, News

Stein Fibers Ltd. has acquired J. E. Herndon Company, previously based in Kings Mountain, N.C. Established in 1928, J. E. Herndon specializes in the purchase and processing of textile mill fibers and by-products. Herndon’s finished blends are consumed globally in diverse applications such as indus…
Fibertex Nonwovens expands operations

April 2, 2021  |  Company News, News

Fibertex Nonwovens Inc., a manufacturing company that specializes in spunlace products, has announced plans to expand operations in Laurens County, S.C. The more than $49.5 million investment will create 39 new jobs.
Biden administration awards contracts for U.S.-made face masks

April 1, 2021  |  Industry News, News

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 …
Kraig Biocraft secures expansion capital

March 31, 2021  |  Company News, News

Kraig Biocraft Laboratories Inc. announced that it has secured $4 million dollars of expansion capital. The financing significantly strengthens the company’s balance sheet and supports its progress in the commercialization and sale of recombinant spider silk.
Ultraflex Systems hires Rex

March 30, 2021  |  Company News, News

Ultraflex Systems Inc. has hired Debbie Rex as its North Eastern Territory Sales manager. Rex has years of experience in the graphics and wide format industry selling both consumables and equipment.