Moss Inc. partners with SEAQUAL INITIATIVE to offer sustainable graphics solution

August 6, 2021  |  Company News, News

Custom exhibit display provider Moss Inc. of Franklin Park, Ill., is partnering with the SEAQAUL INITIATIVE to add an innovative ocean plastic-based fabric solution to its sustainable product portfolio. The SEAQUAL INITIATIVE works with ocean clean-up programs worldwide to transform recovered marine…
Bostik premiers new film blown production line

August 6, 2021  |  Company News, News

Bostik, a global adhesive specialist for industrial, construction and consumer industries, has announced the opening of its new, multilayer, film blown line in Petersburg, Va., for durable goods markets following its recent acquisition of Prochimir, a technical films company. Able to produce thermop…
Owens Corning acquires vliepa GmbH

August 5, 2021  |  Company News, News

Owens Corning has acquired vliepa GmbH, a company that specializes in the coating, printing and finishing of nonwovens, paper and film for the building materials industry. The acquisition broadens Owens Corning’s global nonwovens portfolio to better serve European customers and accelerate growth o…
Heytex announces acquisition of TenCate Outdoor Fabrics

August 4, 2021  |  Company News, News

Heytex and Royal Ten Cate are announcing the acquisition of TenCate Outdoor Fabrics by Heytex Bramsche located in Osnabruck, Germany. By combining the technological capabilities and market presence in technical textiles, Heytex will broaden its footprint in the market and TenCate Outdoor Fabrics wil…
Flylow Gear apparel features Ionic+ antimicrobial treatment

August 4, 2021  |  Company News, News

Noble Biomaterials, a creator of advanced antimicrobial systems, has announced that Ionic+™ fabric treatment is now the sole antimicrobial for Flylow Gear, the independent, homegrown and mountain-raised creators of outerwear and apparel.
Global antiviral fabric market outlook

August 3, 2021  |  Industry News, News

According to a report by ResearchAndMarkets.com, the global antiviral fabric market is expected to grow at a significant rate in various end-use applications with a total addressable market size of $226.92 billion. Face masks are the leading segment in the antiviral fabric adoption rate during the f…
Glen Raven selects Warren County, N.C., for major expansion

August 2, 2021  |  Company News, News

Glen Raven Inc., a provider of innovative performance textiles, will create 205 new jobs as it expands its Custom Fabrics operations in Warren County, N.C. Once the projects’ new jobs are in place, the local region will see a more than $6.5 million payroll impact in the community every year.
Global synthetic fibers market forecast

July 30, 2021  |  Industry News, News

According to a report by ResearchandMarkets.com, the global synthetic fibers market is expected to reach $85.07 billion in 2025, progressing at a CAGR of 7.39 percent between 2021–2025.
Fil Doux Textiles hires Love

July 29, 2021  |  News

Fil Doux Textiles, a Brooklyn, N.Y.-based textile company, has hired Robin Love as senior vice president of sales.
Carbon fiber market outlook

July 28, 2021  |  Industry News, News

According to a report by ResearchAndMarkets.com, the global carbon fiber market is projected to grow from $3.7 billion in 2020 to $8.9 billion by 2031, at a CAGR of 8.6% between 2020 and 2031. Carbon fibers are popular in aerospace, civil engineering, military and motorsports due to their high tensi…