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RISE 2024: Call for presentations and award nominations

The Association of the Nonwoven Fabrics Industry (INDA) announced a call for presentations and award nominations for the RISE® (Research, Innovation & Science for Engineered Fabrics) Conference. RISE will be held October 1–2, 2024, at the James B. Hunt Jr. Library at North Carolina State University in Raleigh, N.C. RISE is a two-day conference presenting [...]

By |2024-02-23T13:29:01-06:00February 23, 2024|

Milliken & Company names Bethany Smith chief human resources officer 

Bethany Smith, Milliken & Company's new senior vice president and chief human resources officer. Milliken & Company announced Bethany Smith as its senior vice president and chief human resources officer, overseeing all human resource matters on behalf of the global manufacturer. Smith has served as interim chief human resources officer since October 2023, stepping into the position upon [...]

By |2024-02-22T15:46:05-06:00February 22, 2024|

OFPANZ announces name change

The new logo of the Advanced Textiles Association New Zealand, formerly the Outdoor Fabric Products Association of New Zealand. The Outdoor Fabric Products Association of New Zealand (OFPANZ) announced that the association’s name will gradually change to Advanced Textiles Association New Zealand (ATA NZ) over the next year. The executive board finalized the name change [...]

By |2024-02-21T13:55:05-06:00February 21, 2024|

Fiberpartner ApS and Stein Fibers LLC announce partnership

Jaren Edwards, president of Stein Fibers (left) and Fiberpartner CEO Thomas Wittrup (right). Fiberpartner ApS, a global supplier of fiber solutions in Vejle, Denmark, announced that it is entering a partnership with Stein Fibers LLC, a distributor of fibers and materials in Charlotte, N.C. The partnership is designed to make new and innovative fiber solutions [...]

By |2024-02-16T12:07:10-06:00February 16, 2024|

APNA announces retirement of president and COO, welcomes successor

Phani Nagaraj (left) and Todd Glogovsky (right) in front of Asahi Kasei Plastics North America in Fowlerville, Mich.  Asahi Kasei Plastics North America (APNA) announced that Todd Glogovsky, president and COO, will retire on April 1, 2024. Glogovsky will continue to provide guidance and support to ensure a smooth transition for the organization until March [...]

By |2024-02-15T13:21:43-06:00February 15, 2024|

Recover welcomes Hans Ploos van Amstel to its board of directors

Recover™, a materials science company and producer of sustainable, recycled cotton fiber and cotton fiber blends, announced the appointment of Hans Ploos van Amstel to the Recover board of directors. Amstel brings to Recover his global financial expertise and a track record of driving transformative growth
across diverse industries, including experience in fashion and textiles. With [...]

By |2024-02-14T10:54:14-06:00February 14, 2024|

United Fabrics promotes Lindsey Josepayt to vice president of design and marketing

United Fabrics has announced the promotion of Lindsey Josepayt to the newly created position of vice president of design and marketing. In this new capacity, she will continue to forward the development of United Fabrics’ branding through the curation of its collections. Josepayt first interned for United Fabrics before joining the company in June 2009 [...]

By |2024-02-13T10:03:56-06:00February 13, 2024|

RNWBL and Durability Engineers win U.S. Department of Energy award

RNWBL® and Durability Engineers (DE) announced their collaboration and award for the U.S. Department of Energy’s Wind Turbine Materials Recycling Prize. The award aims to address the environmental impact of wind turbine materials, specifically focusing on recycling solutions for fiber-reinforced composites and critical minerals. This initiative aligns with the White House sustainability goals of reducing [...]

By |2024-02-09T13:08:41-06:00February 9, 2024|

WOW International Conference 2024 opens registration

The Association of the Nonwoven Fabrics Industry (INDA) announced that registration and tabletop exhibit reservations are open for the World of Wipes® (WOW) International Conference. WOW 2024 will take place June 17-20 at the Hyatt Regency in Minneapolis, Minn. The theme for this year’s event is “Wipes Innovation & Sustainability – From Inception to Perfection.” [...]

By |2024-02-20T15:06:51-06:00February 8, 2024|

ITMF award applications open for 2024

The International Textile Manufacturers Federation (ITMF) announced that it is launching another edition of the ITMF Awards. There are three different award categories that companies/organizations can apply for: ITMF Sustainability & Innovation Award 2024 ITMF International Cooperation Award 2024 ITMF Start-up Award 2024 The deadline for applications is April 30th, 2024. The winners of the [...]

By |2024-02-06T15:57:42-06:00February 6, 2024|
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