IFAI launches online community CONNECT

June 18th, 2021

Industrial Fabrics Association International (IFAI) has launched CONNECT by IFAI, an online community that will facilitate valuable networking among industry peers and support industry-wide conversations. “One of many things the last year has taught us is the importance of connection and networking. With this in mind, we’re excited to launch our newest IFAI member benefit, CONNECT […]

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Texas Thread Technology acquired by PolySachi Polymers

June 17th, 2021

PolySachi Polymers LLC, Harlingen, Texas, acquired Texas Thread Technology in April. In business for more than 30 years, Texas Thread Technology manufactures mil spec twisted and bonded sewing thread and industrial yarns. PolySachi Polymers is also the parent company of PARI Olefins-Winzen Plant, specializing in technical textile products for the bulk bag industry in Asia […]

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Shawmut Corp. announces new Military & Protective Materials business unit

June 16th, 2021

Photo: Shawmut Corp. Shawmut Corp., West Bridgewater, Mass., has established a Military & Protective Materials business unit that will apply the company’s trademark advanced materials, textile manufacturing and process innovation techniques to produce high-quality, U.S.-made, ultra-high-specification and high-performance technical fabric solutions. The company’s military and protective solutions feature waterproof, windproof, flame-resistant and chemical and biological […]

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Beaver Paper Group appoints Wheeler as TexSewn product manager

June 15th, 2021

Beaver Paper Group of Atlanta, Ga., a manufacturer of sublimation media and TexSewn® cut and sew papers has promoted Allen Wheeler to the new position of TexSewn product manager. Wheeler will be responsible for generating new sales and market opportunities for Beaver Paper’s TexSewn product portfolio, including developing new products and initiatives that will increase […]

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Three students honored in AATCC 2021 Pitch It to Win It Student Competition

June 14th, 2021

The American Association of Textile Chemists and Colorists (AATCC) has announced winners of its 2021 Pitch It to Win It Student Competition. The Herman and Myrtle Goldstein Undergraduate Student Competition highlights projects conducted by students from all areas of the textile and apparel supply chain. Projects submitted may include academic research, technology and/or process investigations, and literature […]

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Archroma launches Color Atlas Polyester Library

June 11th, 2021

Archroma has launched its new Color Atlas by Archroma® Polyester Library, with 1,440 colors for sportswear, athleisure, swimwear, children’s clothing, shoes, fashion and home textiles. In 2016, Archroma launched the Color Atlas by Archroma, a unique tool dedicated to providing fashion designers and stylists with off-the-shelf color inspiration for cotton that can be implemented in […]

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AATCC launches call for presentations for Digital Textile Printing Conference

June 10th, 2021

Presentation topics are now being accepted for the December 2021 Digital Textile Printing Conference co-sponsored by AATCC and PRINTING United Alliance. Now in its sixth consecutive year, the conference delivers relevant, cutting edge content. The 2021 conference program will focus on solutions-based topics in the following areas: Global market conditions and economic forecasts for digital […]

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Bioplastic textiles market outlook

June 9th, 2021

According to a report published by an ESOMAR-certified market research and consulting firm, the bioplastic textiles market is anticipated to expand at a CAGR of around 12% over the next ten years. Ensuring long term investments in biorefineries and integration with local agronomical value chain will give a major boost to the bioplastic textiles industry […]

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EDANA International Nonwovens Symposium 2021

June 8th, 2021

Attracting top level speakers and highly qualified professionals from across the nonwovens and related industries, the International Nonwovens Symposium is the leading European event to learn about industry developments. The 2-day online event will take place June 9-10, 2021, and will explore the latest challenges and innovations by experts from leading institutions including the European […]

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Digital textile printing market outlook

June 7th, 2021

According to a report by ResearchAndMarkets.com, the global market for digital textile printing is projected to reach a revised US$3 billion by the year 2027 after a US$ 230 million erosion in market value in the year 2020. In the post COVID-19 period, the versatile benefits of digital textile printing over conventional printing methods will […]

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