Designing (for) women

February 1st, 2023

Aurora Specialty Textiles Group (ASTG) quality technicians are shown checking the quality of Aurora’s Expressions Canvas products. The company’s core strength is the application of coatings and finishings to woven, knitted and nonwoven fabrics, typically cotton and polyester-cotton blends. Photo: Aurora Specialty Textiles Group Inc. The specialty fabrics industry has historically been overwhelmingly male, and […]

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Jasmine Cox new executive director of Textile Technology and Fiber Innovation Centers

September 28th, 2022

Gaston College, one of North Carolina’s largest community colleges, is pleased to announce Jasmine Cox has accepted the role as executive director of the Textile Technology and Fiber Innovation Centers. Cox most recently served as the college’s director of Textile Technology Programs and Business Innovation. “Jasmine is a natural fit for this position. She’s an […]

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Women on bringing innovation to the textile industry

February 1st, 2021

Innovation and creativity in the world of textiles are always worthy of attention. But because the textile industry—like so many others—has been dominated by men, the contributions of women have often gone unnoticed. Women have always participated in and led the textile world in meaningful ways; however, often the spotlight has not landed on them. […]

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