Biden Administration awards $6.5M contract to U.S. Cotton LLC

September 3rd, 2021

The Biden Administration has awarded a contract for $6.5 million to U.S. Cotton LLC, the largest manufacturer of cotton swabs in the United States, to increase domestic production capability for polyester tipped swabs for home testing kits and mass testing applications to fight the COVID-19 pandemic. Since the beginning of the pandemic, U.S. Cotton has retooled […]

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Drexel University seeking volunteers for e-textile focus groups

September 2nd, 2021

The Pennsylvania Fabric Discovery Center (PA FDC) at Drexel University is recruiting for focus groups with e-textile professionals from diverse backgrounds to share their experiences and challenges in developing and integrating e-textile applications. Researchers will be conducting focus groups with designers, engineers and manufacturing experts working in the e-textiles space to better understand the challenges […]

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INDA unveils “On-Demand” World of Wipes 2021 conference program

September 1st, 2021

INDA, the Association of the Nonwoven Fabrics Industry has announced “On-Demand” video access to presentations recorded from the 2021 World of Wipes® (WOW) International Conference held July 12-15 in Atlanta, Ga. The high-quality program content includes sessions on sustainability, market and consumer trends, industry policies and regulations, flushable wipes, and innovations in substrates, preservatives and […]

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Hemp derivative market growth forecast

August 31st, 2021

According to The Insight Partners’ research study on “Hemp Derivatives Market to 2028–Global Analysis and Forecast–by Type and Application,” the hemp derivative market is projected to reach US$ 20,977.94 million by 2028 from US$ 4,585.43 million in 2019; it is expected to grow at a CAGR of 20.4% from 2022 to 2028. In 2021, Asia […]

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Textile recycling market outlook

August 27th, 2021

According to the report “Textile Recycling Market: Global Industry Trends, Share, Size, Growth, Opportunity and Forecast 2021-2026,” the global textile recycling market reached a value of around US$ 5 billion in 2020. The global textile recycling market is expected to exhibit moderate growth during the next five years. Textile recycling refers to the method of […]

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Textile global market forecast

August 20th, 2021

According to the report "Textile Global Market Report 2021: COVID-19 Impact and Recovery to 2030" by ResearchAndMarkets.com, the global textile market is expected to grow from $594.61 billion in 2020 to $654.57 billion in 2021 at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 10.1%. The growth is mainly due to the companies rearranging their operations and recovering […]

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Hohenstein develops new method to detect genetic modifications in organic cotton

August 16th, 2021

Hohenstein has developed a new quantification method specifically for genetically modified cotton. One of the first labs with this ability, Hohenstein uses DNA analysis to identify known genetic modifications and calculate their percentage in organic cotton. Stakeholders will use the data to distinguish between minor contaminations and mixtures, control quality and verify claims. For qualitative […]

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Knitted fabrics market outlook

August 11th, 2021

According to an ESOMAR-certified market research and consulting firm’s market intelligence report, knitted fabric sales will rise at a CARG of nearly 5 percent from 2021 to 2031, reaching nearly $40 billion in revenue. The rising importance of knitted fabrics in the construction, vehicle, medical and manufacturing sectors are major growth stimulants. Advanced knitted fabrics […]

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Global antiviral fabric market outlook

August 3rd, 2021

According to a report by ResearchAndMarkets.com, the global antiviral fabric market is expected to grow at a significant rate in various end-use applications with a total addressable market size of $226.92 billion. Face masks are the leading segment in the antiviral fabric adoption rate during the forecast years of 2021-2026. Face masks accounted for the […]

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Global synthetic fibers market forecast

July 30th, 2021

According to a report by ResearchandMarkets.com, the global synthetic fibers market is expected to reach $85.07 billion in 2025, progressing at a CAGR of 7.39 percent between 2021–2025.   The fastest-growing regional market is Asia Pacific due to a rising demand for clothing and an increasing demand for synthetic fibers in the automotive sector as […]

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