Peach Fuzz: Pantone Color of the Year 2024

Pantone, the global color authority and provider of professional color language standards and digital solutions for the design community, today introduced PANTONE 13-1023 Peach Fuzz, a velvety gentle peach whose all-embracing spirit enriches mind, body, and soul as the Pantone Color of the Year selection for 2024. At a time of turmoil in many aspects of [...]

By |2023-12-11T11:37:02-06:00December 11, 2023|

Global staple fiber market may reach $281 billion by 2031

Photo: Gaston College Textile Technology Center. Staple fibers are short fibers made of either natural or synthetic materials. Any fiber that is usable, constrained, or has a finite length is referred to as a staple fiber. Even though the source is the same, the length of the fiber varies both within and across types obtained [...]

By |2023-12-08T13:36:50-06:00December 8, 2023|

ANC purchases ZIM International

American Niagara (ANC) of Norcross, Ga., is pleased to announce the purchase of ZIM International (ZIM) of Smyrna, Ga. ANC and ZIM will be headquartered out of ANC’s Norcross, Ga., location. Scotty Barocas, President of ANC, said “This is a great opportunity for ANC and for ZIM! As a combined company, we can offer ZIM’s [...]

By |2023-10-27T07:32:47-05:00October 27, 2023|

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

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 [...]

By |2022-07-28T08:27:46-05:00July 28, 2022|

Ultrafabrics partners with Mercato Place

Ultrafabrics, an animal-free performance fabric producer, announced its partnership with Mercato Place, an online resource where interior designers and architects can quickly access textile samples. This easy-to-use online resource library offers a curated selection of fabric manufacturers for specifiers to browse and order premium samples more efficiently, while minimizing theirfootprint. “This partnership is important for [...]

By |2022-05-11T10:39:45-05:00April 27, 2022|

Apparel supply chains hit by perfect storm

Global apparel supply chains are under pressure as prices of fibers and other textile materials rise, energy costs soar and costs of freight escalate, according to "Talking strategy: apparel supply chains hit by perfect storm as costs rise on multiple fronts", a 6-page report from the global business information company Textiles Intelligence. The global cotton [...]

By |2022-04-18T13:29:58-05:00April 18, 2022|

Archroma partners with UNCG

Archroma has announced the launch of a collaboration with the University of North Carolina Greensboro (UNCG) and its Consumer, Apparel, and Retail Studies (CARS) department, aiming to further the education of its students in the area of color management expertise. As per the agreement, Archroma will donate its color management tools for their design projects, [...]

By |2022-04-07T15:51:24-05:00April 7, 2022|

Global Digital Textile Conference postponed

The inaugural Global Digital Textile Conference (GDTC) which is planned to be held on 8-9 June 2022 is now postponed to 5-6 October 2022, in Lake Como, Italy. They will continue to provide an engaging in-person and virtual experience for delegates across the full digital textile ecosystem.  However, because of the Milano furniture exhibition Salone [...]

By |2022-04-04T08:16:08-05:00April 1, 2022|

CULP promotes sustainable future

N.C. State students in the Sustainable Materials and Technology class using SolidWorks to design the chair. Culp, Inc. (NYSE: CULP) (together with its consolidated subsidiaries, “CULP”) is proudly hosting the Sustainable Furnishings Council’s 15th Anniversary industry-wide celebration in the Culp Innovation Center at Congdon Yards on Friday, April 1, 2022, from 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 [...]

By |2022-03-29T08:43:45-05:00March 29, 2022|

NYES creating 500 jobs at Brooklyn Army Terminal

Brooklyn Army Terminal building in N.Y. New York City Mayor Eric Adams announced that New York Embroidery Studio (NYES) will be the newest tenant at the Brooklyn Army Terminal (BAT), signing the largest new lease at the terminal in three years and filling one of the largest spaces at BAT. This expansion will create more [...]

By |2022-03-28T14:28:49-05:00March 28, 2022|
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