Recycled marine waste textile

March 1st, 2021

Intersection is a screen and panel fabric developed through a partnership between Duvaltex, Steelcase and the SEAQUAL® Initiative, which turns marine plastic waste into recycled products with full traceability. The fabric, the first with the Ocean Waste CLEAN IMPACT TEXTILES™ designation, is designed with a small crisscross pattern woven alongside a subtle pucker, providing a […]

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Duvaltex introduces masks with 3D-knit technology

October 1st, 2020

The X7 mask is comfortable for all-day use while preventing virus transmission. Photo: Duvaltex. Duvaltex Inc., a North American developer and producer of medical and technical textiles, is using 3D-knit technology to launch an innovative, nonmedical protective face mask. The X7 mask provides maximum comfort while minimizing the risk of contamination and transmission of viruses, […]

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Performance upholstery fabrics meet myriad consumer demands

June 1st, 2020

High-performing upholstery fabrics offer more features than ever, without sacrificing style and comfort.  by Maura Keller Consumers don’t want to choose between beauty and durability, nor do they want to sacrifice performance for sustainability, according to LeAnne Flack, marketing manager for Milliken Specialty Interiors. “Just as [consumers] are more closely examining the food they eat, […]

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Duvaltex unites behind a single brand

February 4th, 2020

The transition aligns with the company’s growth strategies and natural evolution since its founding in 2015. While Guilford of Maine will remain independent, combining the other three brands will reinforce Duvaltex’s position as the key brand and leader of the commercial textile industry. Duvaltex firmly believes that streamlining the structure of its organization will lead […]

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Recycled biodegradable polyester

November 1st, 2019

Designed for the commercial interiors heavy duty upholstery market, Clean Impact Textiles™ represent a step forward in establishing an advanced bicircular economy model for textiles. Under this model, polyester fabric at the end of its useful life can flow through either a biological or technical cycle. This technology is used to create high performance fabrics […]

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The state of sustainability: textile companies work to give themselves an eco-friendly edge

October 1st, 2019

As climate change and pollution concerns remain at the forefront of public attention, textile companies work to give themselves an eco-friendly edge.  by Jeff Moravec A decade ago in this magazine, the growing attention to sustainability in the textile supply chain was a hot topic. Guess what? It still is. This doesn’t mean the industry hasn’t […]

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Duvaltex acquires True Textiles

March 16th, 2016

Duvaltex Inc., a Québec City, Canada-based holding company that specializes in textile innovation and development, has acquired True Textiles Inc., a leading textile mill that provides high performance fabrics to a variety of markets. The acquisition includes all of the True Textiles business units—True, Guilford of Maine and Teknit—and as a result, Duvaltex becomes the […]

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