Japanese companies introduce three innovative products

October 1st

Japanese companies have introduced three intriguing specialty fabric products that combine once-incompatible features. By Kikuko Tagawa Cool Cargo helps save lives in Africa Cool Cargo FZ,” collaboratively developed and produced...

China’s textile industry struggles

October 1st

Appreciation of the yuan, less plentiful cotton raw material and rising wages are all factors in a Chinese textile industry slump. The General Administration of Customs of China reported that...

Olympic hiatus challenges India’s textile industry

October 1st

China shut down emission-intensive industries prior to the Olympic Games to reduce air pollution in Beijing, and the silence was heard throughout the Indian cotton and textile industry. Chemicals and...

Demand for polymer sorbents increases

October 1st

The market for polymer sorbents, used in diapers, feminine napkins and incontinence products, is expected to increase from $4.2 to $7 billion by 2013, according to a recent technical market...

Ingeoâ„¢ heads to China

October 1st

CL Chemical Fiber, Wenzhou, China, signed a master license agreement with NatureWorks LLC, Minnetonka, Minn., to use Ingeo™ renewable plant-based fibers in a full range of spunbond fabrics. Ingeo uses...

Bulletins provide information on petrochemical markets

October 1st

Volatile petrochemical prices keep buyers of plastic resin scouring the horizon for current market information. For a price, they can get it from The PetroChem Wire, a new daily and...

GatorWraps creates unique gift for homecoming

October 1st

Tammy Karl wanted an unforgettable gift to celebrate her U.S. Marine Corps husband’s return from a third tour of duty in Iraq. She contacted GatorWraps Inc., Ontario, Calif., to ask...

Firm partnership offers merger and acquisition assistance

October 1st

CAs technical textile firms confront a vigorous market, many small and medium-sized companies will need to combine forces to stay competitive. Two companies providing services to facilitate mergers and acquisitions...

TenCate launches new Web site

October 1st

A new Web site created by TenCate™ Geosystems, Pendergrass, Ga., covers the company’s aquaculture and industrial fabric products and applications. Users can receive the company’s latest announcements and news bulletins,...

Web site creates online community for the PPE industry

October 1st

The Online Safety Community is a free social network site where personal protective equipment (PPE) professionals can meet, share ideas, collaborate, discuss emerging trends and learn about new safety products....