Vortex 6 wins Millson Award for John Crocker & Rick Stanford

October 7, 2022  |  Company News, News

The American Association of Textile Chemists and Colorists (AATCC) have awarded John Crocker and Rick Stanford the Millson Award for Invention during the Textile Discovery Summit on October 6, 2022. The award was presented for the pair’s work at SDL Atlas in developing the Vortex M6. The Vortex M6…
Beverly Knits, Inc. acquires Gentry Mills

October 5, 2022  |  Company News, News

Beverly Knits Inc has purchased the assets of Gentry Mills.  The new business, Creative Dyeing & Finishing, LLC will continue to provide dyeing & finishing services to the textile industry. The operation will complement the Beverly Knits group of companies – Creative Fabrics, Crea…
Haelixa traces DNA Egyptian cotton

October 4, 2022  |  Company News, News

Within the scope of the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) initiative “The Sustainability Pledge”, to improve transparency and traceability for sustainable garment and footwear supply chains, the Swiss company Haelixa traces Egyptian cotton DNA from the source up to premium sh…
Madewell launches denim with bluesign® APPROVED ISKO fabrics

October 3, 2022  |  Company News, News

In a textile industry where sustainability is a top priority, Madewell, ISKO and bluesign® have come together for a strategic collaboration. Madewell has created the first ever denim style using bluesign® APPROVED ISKO fabrics, prioritizing sustainability in the production of a pair of women’s d…
EURATEX and partners launch New Horizon Europe Innovation project 

September 29, 2022  |  Industry News, News

The new Horizon Europe project CISUTAC will support the transition to a circular and sustainable textile sector. As part of a consortium of 27 partners working on the project, EURATEX will work towards facilitating the Circular Economy transition. While the production and consumption of textile prod…
Jasmine Cox new executive director of Textile Technology and Fiber Innovation Centers

September 28, 2022  |  Industry News, News

Gaston College, one of North Carolina’s largest community colleges, is pleased to announce Jasmine Cox has accepted the role as executive director of the Textile Technology and Fiber Innovation Centers. Cox most recently served as the college’s director of Textile Technology Programs and Busines…
Piedmont Plastics relocates Edmonton branch

September 27, 2022  |  Company News, News

Piedmont Plastics®, a premier wholesale distributor of plastic sheet, rod, tube, and film, is pleased to announce the relocation of their newest branch location in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.As previously announced, Piedmont Plastics completed the acquisition of Edmonton-based Plastics Plus, Ltd. in…
George Courey Inc. transitions to the fourth generation of ownership

September 26, 2022  |  Company News, News

George Courey Inc., a 112-year-old business, owned by the same family for four generations, has undergone a successful transition from the third to the fourth generation. Taking a century-old business into the future requires a business acumen and maturity of leadership which Jeffrey Courey and R…
Borealis appoints Jonatas Melo as vice president performance materials

September 23, 2022  |  Company News, News

Borealis announces the appointment of Jonatas Melo as Vice President Performance Materials effective August 1, 2022. In this position he will be responsible for driving the Infrastructure and Consumer Products businesses globally in line with the company’s circular ambitions. Before joining Boreal…
Milliken achieves EcoVadis gold rating

September 22, 2022  |  Company News, News

Milliken & Company, a diversified manufacturer committed to sustainability, is proud to achieve a gold rating on its 2022 EcoVadis assessment. EcoVadis is a trusted provider of business sustainability ratings, providing detailed insight into environmental, social and ethical considerations acros…