TenCate, Saxion sign MoU

February 1st, 2023

A firefighter’s protective suit from TenCate. Photo: TenCate Protective Fabrics Georgia-based safety textile manufacturer TenCate Protective Fabrics has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Saxion University in Enschede, Netherlands, to strengthen their partnership toward research on sustainable textiles.  “As two organizations devoted to textile innovation, we’re excited at the chance to unlock this new, […]

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Protective fabrics market outlook

June 6th, 2019

According to analysis by Global Market Insights Inc., the industrial protective fabric market is forecast to reach USD $9 billion by 2025. The demand for industrial protective fabrics is projected to increase due to its usage in the chemical industry for facilitating personnel safety. The U.S. industrial protective fabrics market size from flame retardant application […]

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Inside and out

November 1st, 2016

Collecting rainwater, bird-proofing facades, even deflecting airborne volcanic fragments—buildings today are integrated with fabric in nontraditional ways. Architectural fabric can be integrated into buildings in more than the common uses such as roofs, shading devices and exterior cladding. Architects are now finding ways for fabric to improve building performance with special applications and unique materials. […]

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