Textiles in the News

US Nov 7 2022 08:06 PM

Ascend buys majority stake in carpet recycler Circular Polymers

... Nylon 6/6 resin maker Ascend Performance Materials has purchased a majority stake in California-based carpet recycler Circular Polymers LLC ...

US Nov 7 2022 04:49 PM

Kordsa reports sustainable company growth in Q3 2022

... (Izmut, Turkey), a subsidiary of Sabancı Holding and a global company in the tire and construction reinforcement and composite ...

US Nov 7 2022 03:40 PM

15+ Textile Scholarships from 1 Application

... chapters in New England, New York, or New Jersey. National Council of Textile Organizations (NCTO) Paul T. O’Day Scholarship To be ...

US Nov 6 2022 05:57 PM

Valdese Weavers highlights sustainability with artist collaboration for Interwoven

... at Valdese Weavers. “We are excited to see what kind of collaborations come out of this new partnership.” Merz came to Valdese Weavers in ...

GB Nov 3 2022 10:35 AM

The Lycra Company develops Thermolite fibre from textile waste

... , and fiberfill forms, suitable for circular knitting, weaving, socks, seamless and insulation applications. Last month, the Lycra Company ...

AU Nov 3 2022 02:18 AM

Lenzing gets new chief financial officer

... specialty fibers for the textile and nonwoven industries. Lenzing stands for ecologically responsible production of specialty fibers made ...

US Nov 2 2022 01:10 PM

William Barnet & Son LLC Hosts Congressman Greg Murphy (R-N.C.); Highlights The Importance Of Supporting Policies That Bolster The Competitiveness Of The U.S. Textile Industry

... grow our state’s economy, and protect domestic manufacturing.” Posted: November 1, 2022 Source: National Council of Textile Organizations ...

US Nov 1 2022 01:20 PM

TENCEL™ Strives To Increase Textile Supply Chain Transparency As Collaborations With Consumer Brands Grow

... detection and removal company, to fight copyright infringement and counterfeiting. Harold Weghorst, Global Vice President of Marketing and ...

US Oct 31 2022 08:49 PM

Lenzing on Why Closing the Loop Cannot Be a Solo Venture

... produce the same quality fiber as the company’s virgin TENCEL™ Lyocell. The company looks at the advantages of a carrier fiber that can be ...

GB Oct 31 2022 12:12 PM

Hanesbrands in textile waste initiative in Dominican Republic

... plans in the textile industry, working to positively impact the environment through our people, planet and products. The Textile Recovery ...

BD Oct 29 2022 06:39 AM

Archroma to present innovations and solutions at Denimsandjeans Japan 2022

... , Archroma also started a collaboration with CleanKore, a US based company, for the production of aniline-free and potassium permanganate- ...

US Oct 28 2022 05:50 PM


... lives. For more information, visit goremedical.com . About Gore W. L. Gore & Associates is a global materials science company dedicated to ...

US Oct 28 2022 02:51 PM

Milliken Hospitality debuts New Woven Collection

... of mid-century modern design with the look of woven fabric, the company said in a press release. Large-scale patterns harken back to the era ...

US Oct 27 2022 08:58 PM

Celebrating Legacies and Bright Futures

... table,” says said Lee Rivenbark, retired Head of U.S. and Global Cotton Business at Bayer [former owners of FiberMax]. “We worked with ...

US Oct 27 2022 02:15 PM

Ocean State Innovations now selling ITW military products

PORTSMOUTH, R.I. – Ocean State Innovations (OSI), a leading textile provider, announced their new offering of ITW Military Products.

US Oct 27 2022 01:00 PM

Loopholes Continues to Undermine American Manufacturers

Kimberly Glas is the president and CEO of the National Council of Textile Organizations and former Commerce deputy assistant secretary for ...

GB Oct 27 2022 12:03 PM

Unifi, Hologenix partner on performance fibre for wellness

Repreve’s official preferred North America knitting partner is Beverly Knits, one of the largest circular knitters in the US, developing ...

GB Oct 26 2022 10:17 AM

No puckering up with Lycra Anti x Slip

... spinning and fabric finishing, poor sewing quality, the breakage of the elastane yarn causing it to slip-off, or heavy garment wash recipes ...

US Oct 26 2022 04:56 AM

Ascend Components to make battery fabrics in Kentucky

US bucks in a manufacturing facility to supply sustainable battery fabrics for electrical cars in southwestern Kentucky. Manufacturing shall ...

US Oct 25 2022 10:27 PM

EXCLUSIVE: Why These Oscar de la Renta Alums Turned From Gowns to Uniforms

... stretch.” The cofounders previously launched two other companies — including a nonprofit called Garment District for Gowns and a for-profit ...

US Oct 25 2022 05:14 PM

Repreve and Celliant team up on co-branded fiber that marries self-care with sustainability

... fibers. The official preferred North America knitting partner for the fiber is Beverly Knits, one of the largest circular knitters in the US ...

US Oct 25 2022 04:45 PM


... over 30 million square yards of fabric annually. The company's manufacturing and warehousing facilities cover over 450,000 square feet in ...

US Oct 25 2022 01:51 PM

The Fashion Impact Fund And Lenzing Fibers Hosted Circular Textiles Roundtable At The United Nations

Engagement Director Apparel Impact Institute Tricia Carey, Director of Business Development – Americas and Denim, Lenzing Fiber Cyndi ...

US Oct 24 2022 06:23 PM

Milliken And PureCycle Advance Circularity By Launching New Concentrate Using Recycled PP Resin

... we are doing it.” To learn more, visit Milliken in Hall 6, Booth A27 at the K Show or k2022.milliken.com, or check out PureCycle online at ...

US Oct 24 2022 04:52 PM

Independent Study By Gherzi Shows: Warp Knitting Consumes Significantly Less Energy Than Weaving

... of warp knitting over weaving is greatest in the production of trouser fabrics. For the production of apparel textiles, warp knitting ...

GB Oct 21 2022 12:15 PM

The Lycra Company sets out Planet Agenda sustainability goals

... Company says it aims to halve absolute greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions (Scope 1 and 2) from its manufacturing sites by 2030 as the company ...

US Oct 19 2022 11:24 PM

Polyamide Maker Ascend Launches ReDefyne Recycled Materials

... new milestones announced earlier this month. In October, Ascend Performance Materials made its global compounding operations carbon neutral, ...

US Oct 19 2022 08:30 PM

Failure to renew key trade measure is hitting US manufacturers hard

Kimberly Glas is the president and CEO of the National Council of Textile Organizations and former Commerce deputy assistant secretary for ...

US Oct 19 2022 03:58 PM

Style Board: Sustainable Furnishings, The Way of the Future

... plastics that we’re able to turn into yarn.” Valdese Weavers has also recently begun offering product made from Seaqual Initiative’s ...

US Oct 19 2022 03:31 PM

Milliken & Company Commits to Net-Zero Future

... and identify new ways to deliver products.” About Milliken Milliken & Company is a global manufacturing leader whose focus on materials ...

US Oct 19 2022 02:59 PM

Ascend Launches ReDefyne Recycled Materials; Partners with ITW on Blockchain Traceability

... Ascend Performance Materials has launched ReDefyne, a portfolio of sustainable polyamides created with up to 100% pre- and post-consumer ...

US Oct 17 2022 04:11 PM

INDA Announces Date Change for IDEA Show

... be held in Miami Beach in April 2025 INDA , the Association of the Nonwoven Fabrics Industry, announces new dates for the 22 nd edition ...

US Oct 17 2022 10:53 AM

New investigation finds Shein factory employees work 18-hour shifts

... per garment produced. The company infamously spurts out hundreds of new styles a day, making clothes that sometimes sell for a little over ...

AU Oct 17 2022 01:32 AM

Lenzing unveils Simple Pleasures capsule

... the collection, including fully printed garments and printed pocket linings. Lenzing, a provider of wood-based specialty fibers, stands for ...

US Oct 14 2022 11:44 AM

Lenzing Launches Its Sixth Sustainable Denim Wardrobe Capsule

... also worked with Dutch digital printer House of U, garment maker Denim Moda, sewing thread supplier Coats, trims supplier Jawaid Bross and ...

US Oct 13 2022 05:24 PM

Teijin To Deploy Power Cogeneration Facility At Matsuyama Plant

... company that develops innovative solutions to enhance the quality of life, and we also work to minimize any negative impact of our business ...

US Oct 12 2022 06:41 PM

Hemp Fiber Production Expands in North Carolina

... has several complementary portfolio holdings in the nonwoven and sustainable fiber industries, making it both a natural fit and value-added ...

US Oct 12 2022 03:38 PM

Ascend Expands Portfolio of Medical-Grade Plastics

... highest possible standards.” HiDura Med applications include: Ascend Performance Materials said it will continue to expand its healthcare ...

US Oct 12 2022 03:37 PM

SanMar Has Carbon Reduction Target Approved by Science Based Targets Initiative

SanMar and most of the apparel and textile industry, the largest share of emissions results from the manufacturing of products. As a result, ...

US Oct 12 2022 02:40 PM

DuPont™ Tedlar® and Seaman Corporation Announce New Shelter-Rite® High Light Transmission Architectural Fabric

... providing best-in-class architectural fabric," said Frank Bradenburg , Business Director of Architectural Fabrics, Seaman Corporation. " ...

US Oct 12 2022 11:55 AM

The LYCRA Company Publishes Sustainability Update Including 2030 Goals and Commitments

. About The LYCRA Company The LYCRA Company innovates and produces fiber and technology solutions for the apparel and personal care ...

GB Oct 12 2022 10:55 AM

How to tackle the apparel supply chain’s biggest problems

... a lot of cotton sales are priced in dollars so when you combine all of these factors it is a really challenging time for Pakistan’s apparel ...

US Oct 12 2022 04:59 AM

Ascend continues broad expansion into new markets, launches HiDura™ MED portfolio

... ascendmaterials.com/healthcare . About Ascend Performance Materials Ascend Performance Materials makes high-performance materials for ...

US Oct 11 2022 07:30 PM

BASF Agricultural Solutions’ blockchain platform enables tracing of sustainably produced FiberMax® cotton from seed to sew

... the carbon footprint of manufacturing cotton garments. Bext360, a supply chain sustainability software service company, has partnered with ...

US Oct 11 2022 02:04 PM

HanesBrands Teams Up with the University of California, Berkeley, as Primary Apparel Partner

... the leading media and technology services company in intercollegiate athletics. ¹ HanesBrands Inc. has been recognized as one of the 2022 ...

US Oct 10 2022 04:56 PM

TENCEL™ LUXE Paves Endless Possibilities For The Future of Filament and Fashion

... enduring expansion on the horizon. Vineet Singhal, Vice President Global Business Unit Noble Fibers at Lenzing AG, said that as the brand ...

US Oct 10 2022 02:04 PM

DuPont Announces New Global Portfolio Of Kevlar® Engineered Yarns

... breathability for use in lighter duty applications DuPont™ Kevlar® fiber – with its lightweight, durable, and extraordinary strength – is ...

US Oct 10 2022 12:14 PM

Beverly Knits grows with purchase in Albemarle

The new business, Creative Dyeing & Finishing, will continue to provide dyeing and finishing services to the textile industry. The operation ...

US Oct 6 2022 09:38 PM

Ascend focuses on reducing product carbon footprint

... has invested in emissions abatement technology at its Pensacola, Florida , nylon plant and cogeneration units at its Decatur, Alabama , ...

US Oct 6 2022 08:26 PM

A Proclamation on National Manufacturing Day, 2022

... your community and join me in participating in National Manufacturing Day, and, most importantly, buy American. IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have ...

US Oct 6 2022 03:02 PM

Governor McMaster issues proclamation recognizing National Manufacturing Day and South Carolina Manufacturing Month

... & CEO of the SCMA. South Carolina Manufacturers Alliance The South Carolina Manufacturers Alliance is the only statewide organization ...

US Oct 6 2022 03:01 PM

Kentwool becomes first Usterized, RWS-certified yarn spinner in Western Hemisphere

PICKENS, S.C. – Kentwool Yarn, a South Carolina manufacturing company with 179 years of history and experience providing superior quality products under its belt, is still working harder than ever

US Oct 6 2022 02:42 PM

Milliken & Company Named to Newsweek’s Top 100 Most Loved Workplaces for 2022


US Oct 5 2022 08:10 PM

Beverly Knits, Inc. acquires Gentry Mills

... dyeing and finishing services to the textile industry. The operation will complement the Beverly Knits group of companies — Creative Fabrics ...

US Oct 5 2022 06:47 PM

Meet the Maker of Tencel’s Mini Jeans

Meet the Maker of Tencel’s Mini Jeans ...

US Oct 4 2022 06:59 PM

Nonwovens Industry Share Advances in Responsible Sourcing

INDA creates web portal dedicated to sustainability efforts Nonwoven & engineered material companies have come together to demonstrate the ...

US Oct 4 2022 01:09 PM

Hexcel HexPly® M9.6 Prepregs Receive Bureau Veritas Type Approval for Marine Use

... services. This important third-party certification enables these carbon fiber-reinforced epoxy prepregs to be used in the production of ...

GB Oct 4 2022 11:09 AM

New agent for Baldwin in North America

... in Richmond, Virginia, Fi-Tech is well established as the leading agency and distribution firm for textile and non-woven machinery. Its ...

US Oct 3 2022 06:16 AM

Work Begins On Ascend Park Renovation, New Playground

... paid for by funds from the Ascend Cares Foundation and the Ascend Performance Materials Pensacola site. Pictured: The Ascend Park on Friday.

US Sep 30 2022 02:24 PM

BASF Offers Neopentyl Glycol And Propionic Acid With Product Carbon Footprint Of Zero

... of the final chemical product itself. On its journey to achieve net zero CO2 emissions by 2050, BASF is the first large chemical company to ...

US Sep 29 2022 07:04 PM

US’ The LYCRA Company collaborates with Qore

... , a worldwide chief in creating progressive fibre and expertise options for the textile business, has introduced that it has entered into an ...

US Sep 29 2022 05:17 PM

Milliken, Together With EREMA And PreZero, To Showcase Technology For Producing Top-Quality Recycled Polypropylene At K 2022

... collaborations, visit us in Hall 06/6A27 at the K Show or k2022.milliken.com. Posted: September 29, 2022 Source: Milliken & Company ...

US Sep 29 2022 04:41 PM

TTC at Gaston College to hold Textile Academy for employees

BELMONT, N.C. – The Textile Technology Center (TTC) at Gaston College announced that the Textile Academy will introduce participants to the basic concepts of textile technology and careers within the

US Sep 29 2022 03:19 PM

50 Years Of SYFA

... 6:30 p.m. During dinner, Kim Glas, president and CEO, National Council of Textile Organizations, will deliver a keynote address. Mark your ...

US Sep 29 2022 10:51 AM

The LYCRA Company Announces Collaboration With Qore® to Use QIRA® for Next Generation Bio-derived LYCRA® Fiber at Scale

Inc. About The LYCRA Company The LYCRA Company innovates and produces fiber and technology solutions for the apparel and personal care ...

US Sep 28 2022 04:21 PM

Milliken Launches New Polypropylene Clarifier Plant: Increase Capacity By More Than 50 Percent

... cycle time and energy usage are highly dependent on energy source. Posted: September 27, 2022 Source: Milliken & Company Continue Reading ...

US Sep 27 2022 07:00 PM

Gaston College names new textile center leader

... and committees including the Wilson College of Textiles Alumni Leadership Council, Industrial Fabrics Association International: Advanced ...

GB Sep 27 2022 11:23 AM

China tariffs are working in nearshoring manufacturing

... president and CEO of the National Council of Textile Organizations and former Commerce deputy assistant secretary for textiles and apparel.

US Sep 27 2022 07:53 AM

Lenzing AG: Lenzing named sustainability champion for the second time

... industries even more sustainable and to drive the transformation of the textile business model from a linear to a circular economy model.

US Sep 23 2022 01:01 PM

Gildan's Environmental Initiatives to be Featured on StarMedia Productions Show: Earth with John Holden

. Attachments Original Link Original Document Permalink Disclaimer Gildan Activewear Inc. published this content on 23 September ...

US Sep 21 2022 05:32 PM

Introducing New GORE-TEX Products With Innovative Expanded Polyethylene (ePE) Membrane For Autumn/Winter 2022

ELKTON, Md. — September 21, 2022 — W. L. Gore & Associates (Gore) has announced that the consumer business of its Fabrics Division will be ...

US Sep 21 2022 01:00 PM

Gildan Activewear : A Look into Gildan's Fight Against Climate Change with Nello Masciarelli, Director of Regional Energy

Attachments Original Link Original Document Permalink Disclaimer Gildan Activewear Inc. published this content on 21 September 2022 ...

US Sep 21 2022 05:00 AM

Elevate Textiles Receives Validation of Science-Based Targets

... from 2.5% to 4.2% per year across its portfolio brands of American & Efird (A&E), Burlington, Cone Denim, Gütermann, and Safety Components.

US Sep 20 2022 06:52 PM

EU Commission moves to ban products made with forced labor

... into force. Background Today’s proposal follows the commitment taken by President von der Leyen in the 2021 State of the Union speech. The ...

US Sep 20 2022 06:23 PM

Teijin develops new eco-friendly tire cord

... the cord also delivers low environmental impact through incorporating chemically recycled polyester fiber, the company said in in a Sept. 12 ...

US Sep 20 2022 04:54 PM

Milliken & Company Achieves EcoVadis Gold Rating

... gold rating reflects the company’s efforts across its complete textile, chemical, floor covering and healthcare businesses. “Comprehensive ...

US Sep 15 2022 06:15 PM

USDA Taps Trust Protocol to Lead Climate Smart Cotton Program

... and support a diverse range of producers and operation types.” The U.S. Climate Smart Cotton Program integrates leaders from all aspects of ...

US Sep 15 2022 02:54 PM

After humble beginnings, MMI Textiles celebrates 25th anniversary

BROOKLYN, Ohio – After graduating from West Virginia University with a B.S. Degree in Textiles, Clothing and Fashion Merchandising, Amy Bircher volunteered to move to the West Coast and to

US Sep 14 2022 06:28 AM

Ascend Contributes $50,000 To College Scholarship Endowment

... Ascend Performance Materials’ Cantonment site has announced a $50,000 contribution to an endowment established by former employees from ...

US Sep 13 2022 06:04 PM

Standard Textile Named One of the Healthiest Employers of Ohio

Sept. 13, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Standard Textile Co., Inc., a global textile manufacturing leader for the healthcare, hospitality, interiors, ...

US Sep 13 2022 05:05 PM

Milliken launches production at clarifier plant in South Carolina

September 13, 2022 | By Mary Bailey Milliken & Company (Spartanburg, S.C.) recently launched production at its new clarifier plant in ...

GB Sep 13 2022 01:04 PM

Lycra innovations at Dornbirn GFC

... fibre.” The Lycra Company’s sustainability director, Jean Hegedus, is presenting a lecture on ‘Scaling Recycled Fibers from Textile Waste’.

US Sep 12 2022 08:42 PM

Governor Hochul Announces $10 Million in Funding for Fashion Innovation Center During New York Fashion Week

... innovation through wearable technologies in the fashion and textile industries. The FIC will also include a Sustainable Fashion Innovation ...

US Sep 12 2022 06:09 PM

Teijin Automotive Technologies Multi-Material Battery Enclosure Named ACCE Parts Award Winner

... a unique enterprise encompassing three core business domains: high-performance materials including aramid, carbon fibers and composites, and ...

US Sep 12 2022 10:54 AM

Teijin Frontier develops first tire cord made from eco-friendly adhesive and recycled polyester

... incorporating chemically recycled polyester fiber, and in March 2020 the company introduced an eco-friendly rubber-reinforced fiber cord ...

AU Sep 10 2022 08:21 AM

Lenzing relies on renewable energy to reduce carbon emissions

... textile and nonwoven manufacturers and drives many new technological developments. Lenzing fibers form the basis for a variety of textile ...

US Sep 9 2022 09:21 AM

Lenzing AG: Lenzing continues to invest in renewable energy expansion

Sielaff, Lenzing Group CEO. In 2019, Lenzing became the first fiber manufacturer to set a target to reduce its carbon emissions by 50 ...

GB Sep 8 2022 09:21 AM

Lycra Co develops Dual Comfort tech for ready-to-wear

Comfort technology from Lycra is the company’s latest innovation to help transform the garment category by providing functional performance ...