SPESA announces early bird registration open for 2024 Executive Conference

The Sewn Products Equipment & Suppliers of the Americas (SPESA) announced the opening of early bird registration for the 2024 Executive Conference set for Oct. 8–10 at Le Mount Stephen in Montréal, Quebec, Canada. Early bird registration is open until Friday, July 12. “Montréal is an exciting location for the 2024 Executive Conference,” says Michael [...]

By |2024-06-12T11:55:12-05:00June 12, 2024|

2024 Global Fiber Congress and Innovation Days announced

The 63rd Dornbirn Global Fiber Congress (GFC) and the 4th Innovation Days will take place from Sept. 11-13, 2024 at the Kulturhaus Dornbirn in Dornbirn, Austria. In addition to advances in the topics of fiber innovations, circular economy and sustainability, the focus this year will be on advanced technologies in the energy sector. Event highlights: [...]

By |2024-06-10T13:43:13-05:00June 10, 2024|

INDA releases 2024 Nonwovens Supply Report

The Association of the Nonwovens Fabrics Industry (INDA) announced the publication of the 11th edition of the annual North American Nonwovens Supply Report. Based on extensive research, producer surveys and interviews with industry leaders, the report provides a comprehensive view of the North American supply of nonwoven materials including the key metrics of capacity, production and [...]

By |2024-06-07T09:37:03-05:00June 7, 2024|

EURATEX, industriAll Europe announce project to promote partnerships in European textiles industry

EURATEX, a European textile member association based in Brussels, Belgium, and industriAll Europe, a trade union representing workers in the mining, chemical, energy and textile industries, announced the launch of a joint project supported by the European Commission called Stitch Together. It is a two-year Europe-wide project to promote social partnerships in the European textiles [...]

By |2024-06-04T12:32:58-05:00June 4, 2024|

UNIFI announces 2024 REPREVE Champions Of Sustainability Award winners

UNIFI Inc., a producer of recycled and synthetic yarns headquartered in Greensboro, N.C., announced the 2024 REPREVE® Champions of Sustainability Award recipients. These annual awards celebrate the industry members who have recycled over 40 billion plastic bottles into new products through REPREVE. The 2024 Champions of Sustainability award winners are: NIKE and Rothy’s® received the Milestone [...]

By |2024-06-03T12:37:27-05:00June 3, 2024|

INDA announces 2024 WOW Innovation Award finalists

The Association of the Nonwoven Fabrics Industry (INDA) announced the three finalists for the World of Wipes Innovation Award® (WOW). The WOW Innovation Award will be presented at the annual WOW International Conference, June 17–20, at the Hyatt Regency Minneapolis in Minneapolis, Minn. The winner will be announced Thursday morning, June 20.    The three [...]

By |2024-05-30T12:17:22-05:00May 30, 2024|

AATCC announces registration open for 2024 Textile Discovery Summit

The American Association of Textile Chemists and Colorists (AATCC) announced that the 2024 Textile Discovery Summit will be held October 6–8 in the historic district of Savannah, Ga. This year's theme is A Path Forward Through Innovation. Attendees of the Textile Discovery Summit will have the opportunity to attend educational presentations, networking receptions, breakout sessions [...]

By |2024-05-24T12:00:25-05:00May 24, 2024|

Outlook 2024 highlights military, policy updates

More than 75 textile leaders gathered at this year’s Outlook® Conference to hear updates on the economy and the top issues facing the industry. The Outlook conference is organized by the U.S. Industrial & Narrow Fabric Institute and the Military Division of the Advanced Textiles Association. This year’s conference was held May 5-7 at the [...]

By |2024-05-31T10:25:27-05:00May 20, 2024|

INDA and AFS announce partnership for FiltXPO 2025 Conference

The Association of the Nonwoven Fabrics Industry (INDA) and the American Filtration & Separations Society (AFS) announced they are partnering to create the FiltXPO™ 2025 International Filtration Conference & Exhibition. The conference will co-locate with IDEA®25 from April 29 to May 1, 2025, at the Miami Beach Convention Center in Miami Beach, Fla. The theme [...]

By |2024-05-22T07:41:47-05:00May 16, 2024|

NCTO announces 2024 officer elections

The National Council of Textile Organizations (NCTO), has announced the results of its officer elections for fiscal year 2024. NCTO has elected Charles Heilig, president of Parkdale Mills, as chairman; and Chuck Hall, president and CEO of Barnet, as vice chairman. In addition to the appointment of a new chairman and vice chairman, NCTO elected [...]

By |2024-05-09T11:41:16-05:00May 9, 2024|
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