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|

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|

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|

Solesis to open new site in Costa Rica

Solesis, a custom designer, developer and manufacturer of textile- and polymer-based health care solutions for the medical device and biopharmaceutical industries, has announced plans to build a new manufacturing site in Costa Rica. This is the first site dedicated to producing implantable textile components, polymer-based devices and components and single-use technologies. The Solesis family of [...]

By |2024-02-02T13:47:43-06:00February 2, 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|

Michelle Gass assumes role of Levi Strauss & Co. president, CEO

Levi Strauss & Co. (LS&Co.) announced that Michelle Gass has assumed the role of president and CEO. Gass follows Chip Bergh, who served as the company’s president and CEO for the previous 12.5 years. Gass brings extensive retail and omnichannel experience to LS&Co.’s top job and is expected to drive a strategic vision focused on [...]

By |2024-01-31T13:42:35-06:00January 31, 2024|

SEAMS announces 2024 board of directors

SEAMS, a national association for the U.S. sewn products industry, has announced the new membership election for the board of directors 2024 calendar year. “While the demand for ‘Made in America’ products continues to increase, so do the challenges we face. The SEAMS 2024 board of directors looks to continue its support of our members [...]

By |2024-01-30T13:25:29-06:00January 30, 2024|
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