IFAI launches online community CONNECT

June 18, 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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Beaver Paper Group appoints Wheeler as TexSewn product manager

June 15, 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 11, 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 10, 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 9, 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 8, 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 7, 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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Alexander Tessmar-Pfohl to chair Sattler AG managing board

June 4, 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 4, 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 3, 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 2, 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 28, 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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Alchemie Technology and HeiQ create sustainable textile finishing partnership

May 27, 2021

Alchemie Technology, a leader in waterless, smart dyeing technology, has announced its partnership with HeiQ, a leader in textile innovation, as it prepares the production rollout of its NOVARATM digital multifunction finishing solution to the global textile market. The partnership combines the expertise of the two innovators: HeiQ in creating some of the most sustainable, […]

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Joey Smith joins MMI Textiles

May 26, 2021

MMI Textiles, Westlake, Ohio, has hired Joey Smith as director of business development. Smith is a senior-level professional with extensive knowledge of and experience in the textile industry. He has been an employee of Highland Industries Inc. for the last 16 years in sales, business development and procurement roles. His skills and certifications include global […]

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INDA launches updated Nonwoven Material Sampler & Guide

May 25, 2021

Professionals in nonwovens and engineered materials will now have the latest nonwoven material options at their fingertips with the launch of INDA’s Nonwoven Material Sampler & Guide, a unique educational and technical resource with 124 material samples to touch and compare. Updated, in its sixth edition, the tool presents the latest innovations, processes and types […]

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