Hohenstein develops new method to detect genetic modifications in organic cotton

August 16, 2021  |  Industry News, News

Hohenstein has developed a new quantification method specifically for genetically modified cotton. One of the first labs with this ability, Hohenstein uses DNA analysis to identify known genetic modifications and calculate their percentage in organic cotton. Stakeholders will use the data to disting…
Graniteville Specialty Fabrics announces new solvent process capabilities

August 13, 2021  |  Company News, News

Graniteville Specialty Fabrics, a producer of specialty coatings and coated fabrics, has announced the upgrade of one of its solvent processing lines to meet growing customer demand for advanced engineered products. The new equipment will also provide additional capacity and flexibility to the plant…
Lüthi appointed CEO at SANITIZED AG

August 12, 2021  |  Company News, News

Michael Lüthi has assumed the role of CEO of the SANITIZED company group. He takes over the position from Urs Stalder who has joined the administrative board after working for the company for over 30 years.
Knitted fabrics market outlook

August 11, 2021  |  Industry News, News

According to an ESOMAR-certified market research and consulting firm’s market intelligence report, knitted fabric sales will rise at a CARG of nearly 5 percent from 2021 to 2031, reaching nearly $40 billion in revenue.
Focus Sales & Marketing Group expands into converting

August 10, 2021  |  Company News, News

Focus Sales & Marketing Group LLC (FSMG), a Wellford, S.C.-based fabric supply company, has expanded into the converting industry.
Kraig Biocraft Laboratories expands intellectual property portfolio

August 10, 2021  |  Company News, News

Kraig Biocraft Laboratories Inc., a developer of spider silk-based fibers, has further expanded its leading position in the development of recombinant spider silk with the filing of two new patent applications. The new patents build upon underlying knock-in/knock-out gene-editing technologies that t…
PrinterEvolution brand name transitioning to ATPColor

August 9, 2021  |  Company News, News

Global Imaging, a distributor of grand format digital printing equipment, has announced that it will begin distributing PrinterEvolution products under the original manufacturer name “ATPColor” to simplify branding initiatives and streamline internal operations.
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…