Fashion for Good welcomes 10 companies to 2024 Innovation Program

April 2, 2024  |  Company News, Industry News, News

Fashion for Good has announced the selection of 10 new innovators for its 2024 Innovation Program. The cohort is focused on novel footwear material and recycling technologies, manmade cellulosic and nylon recycling. The 2024 Innovation Program provides bespoke support based on the development stage …
AATCC to host PFAS in Textiles Conference in May

April 1, 2024  |  Industry News, News

Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) continue to garner significant attention in textile manufacturing, given their prevalent usage in enhancing durable water repellency and stain resistance along with growing health and environmental concerns. As the discourse evolves, open collaboration amon…
TextileGenesis launches 2.0 version of traceability platform

March 29, 2024  |  Company News, News

TextileGenesis™, a Lectra Group company, announced the launch of version 2.0 of its SaaS platform which allows brands and manufacturers to digitally map their textiles, from fiber to consumer, to ensure the authenticity and traceability of all materials and garments. The 2.0 version offers new fea…
SMART Association announces election of officers, directors

March 28, 2024  |  Company News, News

The Secondary Materials and Recycled Textile (SMART) Association, a global organization of companies involved in reusing and recycling textiles and related secondary materials, announced the election of board members and officers to terms beginning March 1, 2024. The newly elected members of the SMA…
INDA invites nonwoven professionals to present at IDEA25

March 27, 2024  |  Industry News, News

The Association of the Nonwoven Fabrics Industry (INDA) announced a call for presentation abstracts for its IDEA®25 show, set for April 29 through May 1, 2025, at Miami Beach Convention Center, Miami Beach, Fla. The theme for IDEA25 is “Nonwovens for a Healthier Planet” highlighting nonwoven ad…
Dietz-motoren joins ITMF as corporate member

March 26, 2024  |  Company News, Industry News, News

Dietz-motoren GmbH, based in Dettingen unter Teck, Germany, has joined the International Textile Manufacturers Federation (ITMF) as a corporate member. “ITMF welcomes Dietz-motoren as a new corporate member of ITMF. This shows that ITMF is not only an informative platform for fiber, textile, appar…
AAFA announces board of directors leadership for 2024–2025

March 25, 2024  |  Industry News, News

The American Apparel & Footwear Association (AAFA) announced the renewal of its board of directors’ leadership and the addition of 15 new and re-elected board members. The following individuals were confirmed as AAFA’s Board of Directors leadership for the 2024–2025 term: The following ind…
H&M Group and Vargas Holding launch new venture to scale textile-to-textile recycled polyester

March 22, 2024  |  Company News, Industry News, News

H&M Group and Vargas Holding, both based in Stockholm, Sweden, announced the founding of Syre, a new venture to scale textile-to-textile recycled polyester (rPET). The co-founded venture, also backed by TPG Rise Climate, aims to rapidly scale textile-to-textile recycling of polyester, and contri…
Michelin Inflatable Solutions, ALUULA Composites Inc. announce research and development collaboration

March 21, 2024  |  Company News, News

Michelin Inflatable Solutions, a Michelin company based in Trappes, France, and ALUULA Composites Inc., a composite materials developer headquartered in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada announced a collaboration on a joint research and development project. “We are thrilled to work with Michelin,…
Orbus Visual Communications announces relocation and opening of new manufacturing facility

March 20, 2024  |  Company News, News

Orbus Visual Communications® announced the relocation and grand opening of a new manufacturing facility for its SEG Systems® and Fabric Images® brands in Huntersville, N.C. A ribbon-cutting ceremony will take place on April 17, 2024, at 1:30 p.m. to celebrate Orbus Visual Communications relocatio…