Lenzing collaborates with Orange Fiber

July 19, 2021  |  Company News, News

Lenzing Group, a producer of wood-based specialty fibers, is partnering with Orange Fiber, an Italian company which has patented the pulp production process for citrus by-products, to produce the first ever TENCEL™ branded lyocell fiber made of orange and wood pulp. The new product aims to realize…
Organic cotton production outlook

July 16, 2021  |  Industry News

According to Textile Exchange’s 2021 Organic Cotton Market Report, 2019-2020 was a record-setting year, with the largest volume of organic cotton fiber harvested globally to-date. In total, 229,280 farmers grew 249,153 metric tons of organic cotton fiber on 588,425 hectares of certified organic la…
James Heal launches microsite dedicated to testing performance and technical textiles

July 15, 2021  |  Company News

James Heal has developed a new microsite, performance.james-heal.co.uk, to showcase its range of performance testing instruments as well as useful resources including articles, videos and guides.
Eastman Machine Company breaks ground on expansion

July 14, 2021  |  Company News, News

Eastman Machine Company celebrated a commitment to its global growth, the future of its employees and its close hometown ties on July 13, 2021, by breaking ground on its expansion. The 7,500-square-foot expansion of the facility will provide necessary capacity for the company to accommodate the acce…
Diener joins Beaver Paper Group

July 14, 2021  |  Company News

Beaver Paper Group, a manufacturer of sublimation media and sewn paper products, has announced the appointment of Johannes Diener as EMEA Sales Director.
Second IFAI Virtual Market Showcase to focus on medical textiles

July 13, 2021  |  Events, IFAI news, News

The second IFAI Virtual Market Showcase, set for Tuesday, Aug. 10., from 1 to 4 p.m., will feature medical textiles, showcasing the latest materials and manufacturing solutions for medical products. The event will offer attendees the opportunity to connect with the industry on the latest trends and …
Global technical textile market outlook

July 9, 2021  |  Industry News, News

According to a report by ResearchAndMarkets.com, the global technical textile market is expected to grow at CAGR of 8.0% within the forecast period of 2021 to 2029.
Sun Chemical, DIC Corp. finalizes acquisition of BASF’s global pigments business

July 8, 2021  |  Company News, News

DIC Corp. has closed on the acquisition of BASF’s global pigments business, known as BASF Colors & Effects (BCE). The acquisition brings together the technologies, products, manufacturing assets, supply chain and customer service of the two companies to serve customers globally.
Ascend Performance Materials receives award from GM

July 7, 2021  |  Company News, News

Ascend Performance Materials has received the General Motors (GM) 2020 Supplier Quality Excellence Award for its Pensacola, Fla., polyamide 66 plant. The award recognizes GM suppliers who meet or exceed the company’s rigorous quality performance criteria and support multiple functions across GM’…