AATCC announces call for award and leadership nominations

Jan. 29, 2021  |  Industry News

AATCC is now accepting nominations for recognition of excellence in the textile industry through March 31, 2021. Nomination forms for all awards are available online at www.aatcc.org/about/awards. Anyone may nominate a deserving colleague or themselves for the following awards: Olney Medal Establish…
TRD Virtual Summit brings industry together in a new way

Jan. 28, 2021  |  Company News, Events, Industry News, News

Members of the tent and event rental industry connected online Jan. 19–21, 2021, for a three-day virtual summit that offered dynamic education, networking and the annual Tent Rental Division (TRD) business meeting. The summit was held live on the virtual platform, Remo, where attendees were a…
Canwil Textiles expands operations

Jan. 28, 2021  |  Company News

Canwil Textiles Inc. is expanding operations by adding additional warehouse and light manufacturing space in Auburn, Ga., to accommodate the demands of its customers. The new office, which includes a 20,000 square foot warehouse, will be the company’s second office. Products and services from the …
SEAMS elects board of directors to lead made-in-America movement

Jan. 27, 2021  |  Industry News

SEAMS, the national association and voice for the U.S. sewn products industry for over 50 years, announced the membership election of a new education director, eight manufacturer/contractor directors and a supplier director. ​The SEAMS 2021 Board of Directors leads the “Made in America” moveme…
Messe Frankfurt postpones major trade shows until 2022

Jan. 26, 2021  |  Industry News

In September 2020, a decision was reached by Messe Frankfurt and the industries involved to forgo any physical events at its home base in the first quarter of 2021. Now, following close consultation with customers, the company announces that it will postpone the international physical trade fairs pl…
Rose Brand introduces 2021 e-catalog

Jan. 25, 2021  |  Company News

In recognition of the changing work environment, Rose Brand has introduced its 2021 Theatrical & Event Production Catalog in electronic format only. The e-catalog provides access to over 15,000 SKUs of products and related services, including production fabrics, custom sewn curtains, customized …
Cordura launches digital fabric finder

Jan. 22, 2021  |  Company News

The Cordura brand has launched its Cordura Fabric Finder, a digital fabric library that allows brands to navigate a user-friendly digital interface to view an assortment of more than 500 fabrics. The Fabric Finder will include images of all fabric angles and close-up details as well as fabric conten…
Sorpol brings antiviral technology to Israel

Jan. 21, 2021  |  Company News

Sorpol Ltd., an importer and distributor of industrial raw materials in Israel, has launched a website to sell Acteev Protect™ masks, made in the U.S. by polyamide manufacturer Ascend Performance Materials. The two companies also plan to partner in the distribution of Acteev surgical masks, N95 re…
Jones Family of Companies promotes St. Louis, hires Lado

Jan. 20, 2021  |  Company News

Jones Family of Companies, a leader in sustainable nonwovens manufacturing, has promoted Dennis St. Louis to vice president of Sales, Bedding and Furniture and hired Anthony Lado as Human Resources Director/HR Leader—Talent Acquisition. St. Louis is an expert in the textile industry, with signific…
Shiels joins ASTM International board of directors

Jan. 19, 2021  |  Company News

Brian P. Shiels, senior PPE engineer for ArcWear, will serve a three-year term on the ASTM International board of directors. Shiels has served in his current role since 2019, having previously held positions at PBI Performance Products before joining ArcWear in 2018. An ASTM International member sin…