Amy Bircher appointed to advisory committee by President Biden

Amy Bircher at IFAI Expo 2021 in Nashville, Tenn. President Joe Biden announced his intent to appoint nine individuals as members of the Advisory Committee for Trade Policy and Negotiations, including former Advanced Textiles Association chairman Amy Bircher Bruyn. The advisory committee provides overall policy advice to the U.S. Trade Representative on matters in connection [...]

By |2024-02-28T10:28:11-06:00February 26, 2024|

Herculite launches health care fabric e-commerce website

Herculite® Products Inc., a manufacturer of high-performance and custom fabrics, announced the launch of a new e-commerce website offering a full selection of its Sure-Chek® antimicrobial health care fabrics. Features of the platform: Product catalog: Browse through a diverse selection of health care fabrics, including Sure-Chek Linen, Lectrolite®, pillow fabrics and more. User-friendly interface: The [...]

By |2024-02-01T14:53:40-06:00February 1, 2024|

DORNIER: Peter D. Dornier to join supervisory board, Andreas Kueckelmann to succeed Dornier on board of management

From left to right: Andreas Kueckelmann, Peter D. Dornier and Franz-Peter Matheis. After 35 years in the company, including 25 years as managing director, Peter D. Dornier will hand over the operational management of Lindauer DORNIER GmbH on July 1, 2024 to join the supervisory board of the family-owned company. His successor as chairman of [...]

By |2024-01-25T14:00:05-06:00January 24, 2024|

INDA releases North American Nonwovens Industry Outlook Report

INDA, the Association of the Nonwoven Fabrics Industry, has released a new report, North American Nonwovens Industry Outlook, 2022-2027. This report is the twelfth edition detailing demand data for 2017 through 2022, with forecasts to 2027. The report provides analysis across all nonwoven end-use markets, providing a comprehensive and accurate view of the total North [...]

By |2023-11-13T09:08:54-06:00November 13, 2023|

Advanced Textiles Expo 2023 Show Stoppers

Here are the 2023 Show Stopper Awards recently announced at the Advanced Textiles Expo in Orlando, Fla. The Show Stopper program is designed to recognize the most popular new products each year from Advanced Textiles Expo (formerly IFAI Expo) exhibitors. The awards acknowledge the newest, most innovative, useful and exciting, effective, efficient and economical entries, [...]

By |2023-11-09T13:42:37-06:00November 1, 2023|

ATA announces VISTA online sourcing directory

Advanced Textiles Association (ATA) announces an exciting new platform specifically designed to provide information on sourcing products in the textile industry year-round. VISTA by ATA is a groundbreaking online sourcing directory platform that promises to revolutionize how professionals in the textile sector source products, services and suppliers. “Sourcing is an important benefit for our membership [...]

By |2023-10-09T08:08:56-05:00October 9, 2023|

ATA launches Leadership Academy

Advanced Textiles Association (ATA) has launched the ATA Leadership Academy, an initiative set to reshape leadership excellence within the textile industry. This comprehensive leadership development program is designed to offer advanced training to professionals across all levels, with training options for ATA member companies of all sizes. The ATA Leadership Academy exemplifies the Association’s commitment [...]

By |2023-09-11T14:43:09-05:00September 11, 2023|

Jan. 9–11, 2024, official dates for Tent Expo

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 [...]

By |2023-07-07T13:46:14-05:00June 16, 2023|

In memoriam: Kevin Yonce

Former IFAI (now ATA) Chairman Kevin Yonce passed away peacefully in the comfort of his home on April 29th, 2023. Kevin was born January 24th, 1970, in Urbana, IL. He was a lifelong resident of Champaign-Urbana and a 1988 graduate of Urbana High School. Kevin is survived by his mother, Wanda, brother Byron (wife Lynn), [...]

By |2023-05-01T09:02:03-05:00May 1, 2023|

Speak at Advanced Textiles Expo 2023

The call for presentations is now open for Advanced Textiles Expo 2023! Share your expertise, cultivate valuable new connections and give helpful advice to your market by presenting at Advanced Textiles Expo Oct. 31–Nov. 3 in Orlando, Fla., USA. What is Advanced Textiles Expo? Advanced Textiles Expo, formerly known as IFAI Expo, has been regarded as [...]

By |2023-01-06T09:28:21-06:00December 19, 2022|
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