Rivercyclon DW receives drinking water standard AS/NZS 4020:2018 certification

March 7, 2024  |  Company News, Industry News, News

Rivertex, a global textile supplier, announced the release of its new Rivercyclon® DW drinking water range, which received certification to Australian and New Zealand drinking water standard 4020:2018. The certification validates that the Rivercyclon 385 DW, Rivercyclon 455 DW and Rivercyclon 595 D…
IFDA Educational Foundation announces design student scholarships for 2024

March 6, 2024  |  Industry News, News

The International Furnishings and Design Association (IFDA) Educational Foundation announced that applications are now open for nine scholarships for design students. Applications are open until March 31, 2024. This year, the nine scholarships available total $20,500. “These scholarships confirm o…
Herculite Products Inc. promotes Jake Ritchie to business manager

March 5, 2024  |  Company News, Industry News, News

Herculite Products Inc., a manufacturer of high-performance and custom fabrics, announced the appointment of Jake Ritchie as the new business manager for its Custom Engineered Solutions – Agricultural Barn Curtain division. As business manager, Ritchie will oversee the strategic direction of H…
Accelerating Circularity and Performance Days partner to launch rPolyester database

March 4, 2024  |  Company News, Industry News, News

Accelerating Circularity, a nonprofit focused on textile-to-textile recycling systems at commercial scale, and Performance Days are partnering to launch the Reality Zone™ rPolyester at Messe München on March 20– 21, 2024 in Munich, Germany, at the Performance Days Functional Fabric Fair. The Re…
Renewcell files for bankruptcy in Stockholm District Court

March 1, 2024  |  Company News, News

Renewcell, a textile-to-textile recycling company based in Sweden, announced that the company is filing for bankruptcy because it was not able to secure sufficient financing to complete the strategic review, announced on Nov. 20, 2023, with satisfactory results. As part of the strategic review, Rene…
Apex Mills announces the appointment of Molly Kremidas to its business development team

February 29, 2024  |  Company News, News, People

Apex Mills, a manufacturer of U.S.-made industrial textiles announced the appointment of Molly Kremidas to join its business development team. In her new role, Kremidas will be responsible for driving the growth of warp, circular knits, elastics, 3D spacer fabrics and finishes and treatments within …
Manufacturing Solutions Center visited by Cabinet official

February 28, 2024  |  Industry News, News

On Wednesday, Feb. 21 Arati Prabhakar, Ph.D., director of the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, toured the Manufacturing Solutions Center (MSC) at Catawba Valley Community College in Hickory, N.C. and participated in a roundtable discussion about the future of textiles and the pos…
Kraig Biocraft Laboratories Inc. announces new spider silk production facility in Vietnam

February 27, 2024  |  Company News, News

Kraig Biocraft Laboratories Inc. announced that it has taken possession of a new recombinant spider silk production center in Lam Dong Province, Vietnam. The new facility is located in the heart of Vietnam’s silk economy and will serve as the center of operations for the company’s growin…
Amy Bircher appointed to advisory committee by President Biden

February 26, 2024  |  ATA News, Industry News, News, People

President Joe Biden announced his intent to appoint nine individuals as members of the Advisory Committee for Trade Policy and Negotiations, including former Advanced Textiles Association chairman Amy Bircher. The advisory committee provides overall policy advice to the U.S. Trade Representative on …
RISE 2024: Call for presentations and award nominations

February 23, 2024  |  Industry News, News

The Association of the Nonwoven Fabrics Industry (INDA) announced a call for presentations and award nominations for the RISE® (Research, Innovation & Science for Engineered Fabrics) Conference. RISE will be held October 1–2, 2024, at the James B. Hunt Jr. Library at North Carolina State Univ…