June 2023

  • Published On: June 30, 2023

    The Advanced Functional Fabrics of America (AFFOA) Manufacturing Innovation Institute is partnering with the leadership of Family and Consumer Sciences (FCS) programs across the United States to ensure that the FCS textile curriculum is recognized as a valuable entry point to STEM-based careers in advanced functional fabrics. AFFOA's Education and Workforce Development (EWD) Team envisions a world [...]

  • Published On: June 29, 2023

    Kodak announces the opening of its Textile Test Facility which will provide a comprehensive range of testing services to textile developers, manufacturers and academic institutions to assess specific properties and performance attributes of fabrics. The offering leverages Kodak's infrastructure and expertise in advanced materials and chemicals and is an extension of the company's recent initiative [...]

  • Published On: June 28, 2023

    Lectra supports the transformation of fashion, automotive and furniture companies by providing them with technological solutions that accelerate their transition to a more efficient and more sustainable Industry 4.0. In February, as part of the launch of its new roadmap, Lectra confirmed the importance of CSR in its strategy and presented its new priority measures [...]

  • Published On: June 27, 2023

    Better Cotton has concluded its annual conference, which was held from 21-22 June in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. The in-person and online event attracted more than 350 industry stakeholders from 38 countries around the world, and explored four key themes: Climate Action, Sustainable Livelihoods, Data & Traceability, and Regenerative Agriculture. On the opening day, following a [...]

  • Published On: June 23, 2023

    As consumer demand for environmentally friendly products continues to grow, the textiles industry faces the imperative of adopting sustainability practices throughout the supply chain. To address this challenge and drive change, TÜV Rheinland and BluWin will enter a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to cooperate and bring together their respective strengths and expertise. TÜV Rheinland and [...]

  • Published On: June 22, 2023

    Pulcra Chemicals and Inditex developed Sustineri Coloring, a combined pretreatment and dyeing process for cotton and polyester/cotton resulting in water, time and energy savings. This process is the result of a joint research between Pulcra Chemicals and Inditex with the goal to mitigate the impact of standard dyeing processes and to reduce the use of [...]

  • Published On: June 21, 2023

    Gainsborough and AO Textiles collaborate to offer a unique service combining a natural dye color consultancy with bespoke jacquard woven textile production. Together they have developed techniques that revive heritage alongside modern production methods; in particular, the use of natural plant-based colors for contemporary textile production. All production, from dyeing the yarn to weaving the [...]

  • Published On: June 20, 2023

    A new era of production was officially inaugurated last Thursday with the opening of AJ Nonwoven’s new plant in Waco, Texas. The event was marked with a ribbon cutting ceremony attended by AstenJohnson business leaders, government representatives and members of the local community. Strategically located in Waco, this ultramodern plant is equipped with the latest [...]

  • Published On: June 19, 2023

    Recovering from the impact of the pandemic, the global textile industry has demonstrated remarkable resilience, capturing the world's attention with its strong presence at ITMA 2023 in Milan. This highly anticipated exhibition served as a comprehensive showcase of cutting-edge technologies, brought to life by an impressive gathering of 1,709 exhibitors.ITMA 2023 attracted decision-making industry leaders [...]

  • Published On: June 16, 2023

    Installation day at IFAI Tent Expo is one of the best opportunities to observe multiple styles of tents being installed to exact manufacturer standards by crews following strict safety protocols. ATA's Tent Rental Division (TRD) announced the official dates for Tent Expo 2024. This event is regarded as the premier event in the tent rental industry. Mark [...]