Milliken & Co. expands yarn production

August 9th, 2022

Milliken & Company — a diversified global manufacturer innovating in the textile, chemical, floor covering and healthcare industries — recently acquired one of the Frontier yarn plants in Mayodan, N.C., from Gildan. This plant acquisition expands Milliken’s open-end yarn production for its protective fabrics, workwear, government and defense, industrial, and napery textile business units. “Investing […]

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Answers to your Supply Chain questions!

August 8th, 2022

CONNECT by ATA will be hosting an Ask Me Anything on Supply Chain Challenges event with Bill Rooney of Kuehne + Nagel Inc. on August 30! Get the answers to your supply chain questions from an expert at this live session on August 30 from 1-2pm EDT. Can't make it to the live session? Email […]

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Modern Art

Sunbrella & United Fabrics unveil Modern Art fabrics

August 5th, 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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Magog

Canada honors Magog Textile Mills

August 4th, 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 3rd, 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

GUESS And Homeboy Industries announce the Upcycled Collection

August 1st, 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

BASF commits $780 Million for chemical plant expansion

July 29th, 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 28th, 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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fibers

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

July 28th, 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 27th, 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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