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
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
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
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
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
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…
Biden administration awards contracts for U.S.-made face masks
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
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.