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|

Biden administration awards contracts for U.S.-made face masks

The Biden administration has awarded two contracts to National Council of Textile Organizations (NCTO) members Parkdale Mills and Ferrara Manufacturing Inc., following through on the president’s pledge to procure millions of U.S.-manufactured face masks for community health centers, food pantries and soup kitchens across the country. A third contract is expected to be awarded to a small business [...]

By |2021-04-05T20:03:23-05:00April 1, 2021|

Textile industry leaders call for policy changes to support U.S. production of PPE

The U.S. textile industry has stepped up to meet the demand for face masks, medical gowns, wipes and other products necessary to combat the coronavirus pandemic, but it needs policy changes from Washington so that the U.S. is not caught off-guard again in a future crisis, according to association leaders speaking at Industrial Fabrics Association [...]

By |2020-11-13T16:15:07-06:00November 13, 2020|

The specialty textiles market copes with COVID-19

While some industry suppliers and end product manufacturers have found ways to remain afloat, the economic effects of the pandemic have proven devastating to many, and the future can only be described as uncertain. by Pamela Mills-Senn The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the overall economy, and on the specialty textiles industry specifically, is [...]

By |2020-10-21T14:02:02-05:00November 1, 2020|
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