Precision Textiles to open manufacturing facility in North Carolina

August 19, 2021  |  Company News, News

Precision Textiles has signed a lease for a new 160,000-square-foot, 25-acre campus in Troy, North Carolina. The new plant is expected to be operational by Sept. 1, 2021, and will employ 100 people from the local area.
Piedmont Plastics to open new location

August 18, 2021  |  Company News, News

Piedmont Plastics, a wholesale distributor of plastic sheet, rod, tube and film, has announced that it will be open a new branch location in Chattanooga, Tenn., during the fall.
Nowak joins Orion Engineered Carbons

August 16, 2021  |  Company News, News

Paul M. Nowak has joined Orion Engineered Carbons (OEC) S.A. as sales manager. He is responsible for leading OEC Specialty Carbon Black sales in the northeast, developing and implementing new regional sales strategies and leading selected global key accounts.
Hohenstein develops new method to detect genetic modifications in organic cotton

August 16, 2021  |  Industry News, News

Hohenstein has developed a new quantification method specifically for genetically modified cotton. One of the first labs with this ability, Hohenstein uses DNA analysis to identify known genetic modifications and calculate their percentage in organic cotton. Stakeholders will use the data to disting…
Graniteville Specialty Fabrics announces new solvent process capabilities

August 13, 2021  |  Company News, News

Graniteville Specialty Fabrics, a producer of specialty coatings and coated fabrics, has announced the upgrade of one of its solvent processing lines to meet growing customer demand for advanced engineered products. The new equipment will also provide additional capacity and flexibility to the plant…
Lüthi appointed CEO at SANITIZED AG

August 12, 2021  |  Company News, News

Michael Lüthi has assumed the role of CEO of the SANITIZED company group. He takes over the position from Urs Stalder who has joined the administrative board after working for the company for over 30 years.
Knitted fabrics market outlook

August 11, 2021  |  Industry News, News

According to an ESOMAR-certified market research and consulting firm’s market intelligence report, knitted fabric sales will rise at a CARG of nearly 5 percent from 2021 to 2031, reaching nearly $40 billion in revenue.
Focus Sales & Marketing Group expands into converting

August 10, 2021  |  Company News, News

Focus Sales & Marketing Group LLC (FSMG), a Wellford, S.C.-based fabric supply company, has expanded into the converting industry.
Kraig Biocraft Laboratories expands intellectual property portfolio

August 10, 2021  |  Company News, News

Kraig Biocraft Laboratories Inc., a developer of spider silk-based fibers, has further expanded its leading position in the development of recombinant spider silk with the filing of two new patent applications. The new patents build upon underlying knock-in/knock-out gene-editing technologies that t…
PrinterEvolution brand name transitioning to ATPColor

August 9, 2021  |  Company News, News

Global Imaging, a distributor of grand format digital printing equipment, has announced that it will begin distributing PrinterEvolution products under the original manufacturer name “ATPColor” to simplify branding initiatives and streamline internal operations.