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…
Colorado Yurt Company breaks ground on new headquarters

July 27, 2021  |  Company News, News

Colorado Yurt Company, Montrose, Colo., celebrated the official groundbreaking at its new company headquarters in Colorado Outdoors. The event drew more than 200 people and included Colorado Yurt Company employees and their families, local and state officials and dignitaries, Colorado Outdoors neigh…
REPREVE receives first Higg MSI scores

July 26, 2021  |  Company News, News

Long regarded as a global leader in recycled fiber, REPREVE, made by Unifi Inc., has received its Higg Materials Sustainability Index (Higg MSI) scores. The Higg MSI (version 3.2) is the most comprehensive tool for sustainability analysts, designers and product developers who want to make more infor…
Shawmut Corporations unveils renovated Technical Center

July 23, 2021  |  Company News, News

Shawmut Corporation has unveiled new renovations at its Park Avenue Technical Center, one of the largest and most technologically advanced fabric finishing operations in the U.S., located in Burlington, N.C. The updates offer Shawmut customers easier access to the company’s advanced materials desi…