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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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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Alexander Tessmar-Pfohl to chair Sattler AG managing board

June 4th, 2021

Sattler AG has named Alexander Tessmar-Pfohl as its chair of the managing board. He takes over from Herbert Pfeilstecher, who was a member of the managing board since 2001 and the chair since 2007. From left, Lisbeth Wilding, Alexander Tessmar-Pfohl and Herbert Pfeilstecher. Photo: © Sattler AG. During his tenure, Pfeilstecher steered the company, based […]

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Lectra completes acquisition of Gerber Technology

June 4th, 2021

Lectra has finalized its acquisition of all outstanding shares of Gerber Technology on a cash-free debt-free basis, for 175 million euros, financed through a 140 million euro loan and the group's available cash, plus 5 million newly issued Lectra shares to AIPCF VI LG, Gerber Technology’s sole shareholder. The strategic combination, of which all stages […]

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Dobbs joins Glen Raven Technical Fabrics

June 3rd, 2021

Sammy Dobbs has joined Glen Raven Technical Fabrics (GRTF) as Director of New Business Development for the company’s GlenGuard® brand of flame-resistant and arc-resistant fabrics, which are used to make protective apparel.   Dobbs joins GRTF with more than 28 years of sales and marketing experience in the flame-resistant clothing industry, most recently with VF […]

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Lenzing reaches milestone on path to climate-neutral production

June 2nd, 2021

Lenzing Group, a provider of sustainably produced specialty fibers for the global textile and nonwoven industries, is continuing to make strides toward achieving carbon neutrality. The successful completion and commissioning of an air purification and sulfur recovery plant at the Lenzing facility marks another milestone in the Group’s ambitious strategy. Using state-of-the-art technology, the plant […]

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Indorama Ventures increases capacity in India

May 28th, 2021

Indo Rama Synthetics (India) Ltd., a subsidiary of global petrochemical producer Indorama Ventures Public Co. Ltd., will spend up to US $82 million upgrading equipment and adding capacity at its manufacturing site in Nagpur, India. The capital expenditure plan includes a new PET resin manufacturing facility, additional balancing equipment and a large range of specialty […]

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