Companies release eco-friendly denim

June 30th

Tejidos Royo and Lezing Fibers have introduced E[DOS], an eco-friendly denim, as part of the Hybridenim collection. E[DOS] features a combination of organic cotton and TENCEL® cellulose fiber made from...

The ephemeralization of energy production: Photovoltaics using fabric

June 29th

The skinny on photovoltaics using fabric and where to find it By Amelia Amon Buckminster Fuller famously asked a group of architects “How much does your building weigh?” His query...

Invista to demonstrate Lycra® Sport

June 26th

Invista will demonstrate its line of active wear, Lycra® at a press breakfast July 22 at the Outdoor Retailer Summer Market trade show. The demonstration will also include a history...

Companies form new raw material supply agreement

June 25th

3M company Dyneon LLC has formed an agreement with China-based Shandong Dongyue Polymer Material Co. Ltd., a producer of polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE). The agreement pertains to the raw material supply of...

TENCEL® fiber available in powder form

June 24th

The Lenzing Group announced the release the powder form of TENCEL® fiber, a cellulose fiber. TENCEL® offers a variety of natural functions for use in textiles for apparel and home...

Designing innovative fabric structures

June 24th

How a German engineering/architecture firm is leading the way in designing exciting and unusual fabric structures By Mark Zeh Recently I had the pleasure of talking to Gerd Schmid and...

Best Rental Management Software winner announced

June 23rd

Rental & Staging Systems magazine and InfoComm International named IntelliEvent the winner of the 2009 Best Rental Management Software award. IntelliEvent, a company specializing in management software, won the award...

OPM introduces new high performance films

June 22nd

OXPEKK® Permetta™ films, released by Oxford Performance Materials, have been released for use in the medical, industrial, electronic and aerospace markets. The eco-friendly films are made from OPM’s polyetherketoneketone polymer...

Upholstery fabrics go green

June 22nd

Upholstery fabric manufacturers are implementing earth-friendly production processes and developing high-quality fabrics with eco-sensitive features. By Holly O’Dell From magazine articles to seminars to trade show floors, the topic of...

DuPont™ releases Sorona® fiber for commercial use

June 19th

Sorona®, a renewable fiber made partially with agricultural feedstock, has been released by DuPont™ for use in the commercial carpet industry. The eco-friendly polymer meets LEED requirements in three categories,...