Sunbrella & United Fabrics unveil Modern Art fabrics

August 5, 2022

Sunbrella and United Fabrics unveiled Modern Art, their third joint-contract upholstery collection to help design professionals discover new opportunities for contemporary commercial spaces. Featuring 32 new durable, soft and bleach-cleanable fabrics in a range of bold colors and playful patterns, Modern Art is designed to complement the Origins and Reflections collections, as well as other […]

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Canada honors Magog Textile Mills

August 4, 2022

In 1883, Alvin Moore and William Hobbs founded the Magog Textile and Print Company. In the spring of 1884, the plant printed the first pieces of cotton in the country. By bringing together spinning, weaving, bleaching, and printing operations in a single industrial complex, the Magog Textile Mills played an important role in modernizing the cotton industry in 19th century Canada. […]

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Culp changes executive management structure

August 3, 2022

Culp Inc. announced the company’s board of directors has approved a change in the executive management structure of the company, effective September 1, 2022. Franklin N. Saxon, the company’s current executive chairman and former CEO, will alter his role and be less involved in the day-to-day management of the company. Saxon will remain as chairman […]

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GUESS And Homeboy Industries announce the Upcycled Collection

August 1, 2022

In collaboration with Homeboy Industries, GUESS has developed a unique process to give new life to old clothing. By transforming recycled pieces into fun, fashionable creations, GUESS is building a new pathway to being fabulously sustainable. GUESS will work directly with Homeboy Recycling, a social enterprise branch of Homeboy Industries on the new Upcycled Collection. […]

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BASF commits $780 Million for chemical plant expansion

July 29, 2022

BASF announced a final investment decision on a $780 million project to double production capacity at its chemical manufacturing complex in Ascension Parish, marking the beginning of the third and final phase of an expansion plan announced in 2018. Counting all three expansion phases and other site investments, BASF will retain more than 1,000 existing […]

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Advanced Textiles Association debuts new logo

July 28, 2022

Advanced Textiles Association (ATA), recently launched their new logo. ATA became the official new name of the association formerly known as Industrial Fabrics Association International (IFAI), on June 1 and have now released their new look. The goal was to find a name and acronym that was more inclusive of the textiles, fabrics, materials that […]

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Clothing fibers market size projected to reach $289.28 billion by 2030

July 28, 2022

Photo: Lenzing AG. Clothing fibers are long, fine strands or threads that can be knitted or woven into fabric. Not only do they produce the fabric, but they also affect the aesthetics, durability, comfort, appearance, retention, care, environmental impact, and cost of the final garment. Molecules are interwoven to form a linear, string-like structure that constitutes […]

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Insempra announces Solena Materials investment

July 27, 2022

Insempra, a biology-powered company enabling businesses to make superior products in partnership with nature, announces a strategic investment in Solena Materials Ltd. (‘Solena’), a synthetic biology company. Solena, a spin-out from Imperial College London, develops synthetic proteins for high-performance clothing fibers. The investment will allow Insempra, formerly Origin.Bio, to accelerate its strategy of harnessing new […]

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Jake Ritchie joins Herculite Products

July 26, 2022

Herculite Products Inc., an innovator and manufacturer of high performance and custom fabrics is pleased to announce that Jake Ritchie has been hired as Midwest Regional Manager for the Direct Sales team. Jake Ritchie joins the Herculite sales team with over four years of B2B sales support. Jake received a degree in Business Management from […]

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Accelerating Circularity Europe launches polyester textile-to-textile trials 

July 22, 2022

Accelerating Circularity’s mission is to design and implement commercial systems in which textile waste is repurposed as raw material through reuse and recycling, and therefore ensure that they are not incinerated or sent to landfills. For the last year, Accelerating Circularity Europe has been working with their European Steering Committee, Spent Textile, and Brand & […]

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Demand for automotive technical textiles growing

July 21, 2022

Photo: iStock. Demand for technical textiles in the automotive market is growing as new applications emerge and manufacturers strive to increase comfort, improve safety and reduce weight, according to "Profiles of five major automotive technical textiles manufacturers," a 20-page report from the global business information company Textiles Intelligence. The average weight of textile materials now […]

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Miami Corp. promotes John Tavano to director of awning, shade & marine sales

July 20, 2022

The Miami Corporation is pleased to announce that John Tavano has been named the director of awning, shade and marine sales. Tavano joined Miami Corp. in 2013 as a regional sales representative focusing on the Northeast awning market.  In 2017, he was promoted to national account manager and has since had great success expanding the […]

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Textile flame retardants market size worth $717.0 million by 2030

July 19, 2022

Photo: TSG Finishing. The global textile flame retardants market size is expected to reach USD 717.0 million by 2030, as per a new report by Grand View Research, Inc. registering a CAGR of 3.6% during the forecast period. The market growth is attributed to the rise in product demand from end-use industries such as industrial manufacturing, transportation, and defense. […]

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Nonwoven fabrics global market report

July 18, 2022

Photo: Norafin The "Nonwoven Fabrics Market: Global Industry Trends, Share, Size, Growth, Opportunity and Forecast 2022-2027" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. The global nonwoven fabrics market reached a value of US$ 39.8 Billion in 2021. Looking forward, the publisher expects the market to reach US$ 57.9 Billion by 2027, exhibiting a CAGR of 6.45% during 2021-2027. Keeping in mind the uncertainties […]

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Circ Raises More Than $30 Million

July 15, 2022

The circular fashion company Circ announced more than $30 million in Series B funding backed by some of the largest international apparel companies and venture capital firms. The investment will help to drive new progress for Circ as it fulfills its mission of protecting the planet from the cost of clothing. The round was led […]

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