Women in Textiles Summit Helps Attendees Build Industry Relationships and Leadership Skills

February 28th, 2020

The second annual Women in Textiles Summit, held February 19–21, almost doubled in attendance and gave attendees ample opportunities to build new business alliances while learning about emerging trends in the industry. The event, sponsored by Industrial Fabrics Association International (IFAI), was held in Nashville, Tenn. "This event was born through the remarkable stories of […]

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Ehmke Chief Operating Officer and part owner Samuel Stokes retires

February 20th, 2020

Ehmke Manufacturing Company Inc. (Philadelphia, Pa.) has announced that on March 2, 2020, Samuel “Cliff” Stokes will retire, after 33 years of dedicated service to the company. Stokes leaves the role of Chief Operating Officer (COO) and part owner at Ehmke. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering and a Master Fabrics […]

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YKK develops new magnetic zipper for easy open-close

February 20th, 2020

YKK Corporation, Tokyo, Japan, has announced the development of a new zipper that closes using magnetic force. The company aims to begin mass production in 2021. Magnet Zippers are open-end zippers designed to be closed easily using magnetic force between the left and right sides. Conventional zippers require engaging the insert pin and retaining box […]

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Bally Ribbon Mills provides fully Berry-compliant polyester webbing

February 5th, 2020

BRM polyester webbing is recommended for use by DOD contractors manufacturing aircraft seat belts, retractors, restraining harnesses, tie-downs and other end-use products. The Berry-compliant webbing is also a good choice for civilian agencies involved in a wide range of U.S. military procurement activities. Bally Ribbon Mills (BRM), an industry leader in the design, development and […]

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