April 2023

  • Published On: April 28, 2023

    Digital rendering of new Autoliv facility in Vietnam. Autoliv Inc., a worldwide supplier of automotive safety systems, announced its plan to build a new state of the art airbag cushion and fabric plant in Vietnam, serving Asia. The investment in the new textile facility is in response to customer demands and is intended to meet [...]

  • Published On: April 27, 2023

    Photo: Duvaltex Holland Industrial Group announces that they will be auctioning a selection of quality assets that are no longer required by Duvaltex.  Over the last hundred years Duvaltex has been weaving tradition and sustainability from their four established textile brands. This Online Only Live Webcast Auction includes some of the most sought-after textile weaving [...]

  • Published On: April 25, 2023

    Two textile innovations in the collection have been lined with natural NATIVA merino wool on the interior, which offers maximum wearing comfort and is produced under the highest sustainability standards. Schoeller Textil AG announces the launch of its new recycled textile collection RE-SOURCE, creating a symbiosis of the highest quality, design, and current sustainability standards [...]

  • Published On: April 24, 2023

    Trelleborg Engineered Coated Fabrics operation announced the signing of an exclusive distribution agreement with MMI Textiles for TACTWEAR High Abrasion Neoprene Kevlar® (HANK). MMI Textiles will offer TACTWEAR HANK in a variety of weights, colors, and quantities - effective immediately. This partnership will enable Trelleborg to better serve a broader range of customers in a [...]

  • Published On: April 21, 2023

    The Lenzing Group, a provider of specialty fibers for the textile and nonwoven industries, has successfully completed the conversion of a production line from generic viscose to TENCEL™ branded modal fibers for textiles and clothing. Lenzing is therefore in a position to offer its Chinese customers locally produced TENCEL™ fibers for the first time and [...]

  • Published On: April 20, 2023

    Photo: Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Generic license Better Cotton, the world’s largest cotton sustainability initiative, has revised its Principles & Criteria (P&C) to ensure it remains an effective tool to drive continuous improvement and deliver sustainability impact at field-level. The P&C define the organization’s approach to more sustainable cotton production and establish the requirements farmers [...]

  • Published On: April 18, 2023

    Chairman Xue Suduo The "20th Anniversary Celebration of Membrane Structure Innovation and Development and the 11th National Membrane Structure Technology Exchange Conference" hosted by the Spatial Structure Sub-association of China Steel Construction Association and undertaken by Beijing University of Technology was successfully held this spring in Beijing, China. Nearly 400 delegates from all over the [...]

  • Published On: April 17, 2023

    International technology group ANDRITZ entered an ambitious partnership with Pellenc ST and Nouvelles Fibres Textiles to set up the very first industrial-scale automatic textile sorting line in France combining automated sorting and recycling technology. The partners have expert knowledge from decades of experience in sorting technologies (Pellenc ST), textile machinery and processes (ANDRITZ), as well [...]

  • Published On: April 13, 2023

    Apex Mills, a fully integrated domestic supplier and manufacturer of custom technical and specialty textiles and fabrics, has named Joan Izzo as new Senior Marketing Manager. She will build greater awareness of the company brand as an innovative supplier and fabricator as well as promote newly expanded capabilities. She brings 25 years of experience with [...]

  • Published On: April 12, 2023

    Champion Thread Company, a manufacturer and marketer of industrial sewing threads, engineered yarns, and other textile and sewn products accessories, welcomes package dyeing expert Larry Radford to the role of Dyehouse Manager for its all-new, South Carolina thread and yarn dyeing facility. Radford brings over two decades of dyehouse color lab, production technology, and operations [...]