Craig Arnold appointed Borealis EVP Polyolefins, Circular Economy Solutions, Innovation & Technology

The Supervisory Board of Borealis has appointed Craig Arnold as the new Executive Vice President Polyolefins, Circular Economy Solutions and Innovation & Technology with effect from February 1, 2024. Craig Arnold is currently the Chief Commercial Officer at Ferroglobe PLC in Madrid, Spain. Prior to this appointment, he had a long-standing career at Dow Inc., [...]

By |2023-12-07T12:42:38-06:00December 7, 2023|

NatureWorks appoints Erik Ripple president, CEO

NatureWorks, a manufacturer of polylactic acid (PLA) biopolymers made from renewable resources, announced the appointment of Erik Ripple as the company’s new president and CEO Ripple will succeed interim president and CEO, Jill Zullo, who has served in the role since March 2023 when former CEO, Rich Altice, retired from NatureWorks. Ripple comes to NatureWorks [...]

By |2023-12-01T14:41:00-06:00December 1, 2023|

Kraig Biocraft Laboratories strengthens spider silk production operations

Kraig Biocraft Laboratories, Inc. (“Company” or “Kraig Labs”), the biotechnology company focused on the development and commercialization of spider silk, announced its continued investment into building its world-class team with the addition of leading sericulture consultants from India. Before joining Kraig, these individuals spent more than 30 years in senior-level positions overseeing all aspects of [...]

By |2023-11-27T13:13:26-06:00November 27, 2023|

LYCRA announces Gary Smith CEO

The LYCRA Company, a global developer of innovative and sustainable fiber and technology solutions for the apparel and personal care industries, announced that Gary Smith has been appointed chief executive officer, effective November 27, 2023. Smith will replace Dean Williams who has served as acting CEO since August. Williams will continue in his role as [...]

By |2023-11-22T14:08:45-06:00November 22, 2023|

Oerlikon, Haelixa make supply chains traceable

In cooperation with the Swiss company Haelixa, Oerlikon Manmade Fibers Solutions will, in future, be able to make the entire value chain of a textile end product transparent and hence sustainable. The two development partners are offering a solution for the comprehensive traceability of products, as required by the European Green Deal. An essential part [...]

By |2023-11-20T07:23:36-06:00November 20, 2023|

Glamping tents fabric market to reach $1.9 billion

Glamping Lodges Canonici di San Marco, located in the town of Mirano just outside of Venice, Italy, are located on 15,000 square meters of parkland. writes: “The decor of this glamping site combines natural materials such as iron, wood and stone, connecting guests with the past, present and future.” Tents and photo: Exclusive Tents [...]

By |2023-11-08T06:56:23-06:00November 8, 2023|

Better Cotton revolutionizes cotton sector with traceability solution

Better Cotton, the world’s largest cotton sustainability initiative, has officially launched a first-of-its-kind traceability solution for the fashion and textile sectors. The solution has been developed over three years and will provide visibility of cotton’s journey through the supply chain by logging stakeholder input on the Better Cotton Platform. The organization has worked closely with [...]

By |2023-11-03T08:16:17-05:00November 3, 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|

Haartz Expands offerings to include MultiCam patterns

The Haartz Corporation, a global supplier of highly engineered and uniquely designed textile materials, announced that its ProTact by Haartz™ material is now available in MultiCam® patterns. MultiCam is an original combat-proven pattern officially issued for use by the US Army for its Afghanistan operations in 2010 and remains a leading name in concealment pattern [...]

By |2023-10-31T14:59:31-05:00October 31, 2023|

HeiQ AeoniQ joins Canopy, commits to forest protection

HeiQ AeoniQ becomes an active brand partner of the Canopy initiative with eleven other companies to address the growing climate and biodiversity crises by committing to keep Ancient and Endangered Forests out of our man-made cellulosic fiber supply chain. The commitments that HeiQ AeoniQ™ is making are part of solutions-driven non-profit Canopy’s Pack4Good and CanopyStyle [...]

By |2023-10-20T07:03:04-05:00October 20, 2023|
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