Universal Fibers expands Virginia headquarters

January 29th

Universal Fibers® has announced that it will invest $13 million in an expansion at its headquarters near Bristol, Va., that will create 84 new jobs. “Because here at the Industrial...

Tencel now used in carpets

January 26th

Using a new Tencel fiber from Lenzing, natural cellulose fibers can now be processed in carpets, offering excellent moisture management properties; carpeting made with Tencel can also effectively combat the...

Southcombe firefighting gloves

January 25th

Southcombe Brothers Ltd. recently announced that the Indianapolis, Ind., Fire Department has purchased nearly 1,700 pairs of the company’s Firemaster® IV Kovenex® gloves, after months of rigorous testing. The gloves...

AW Specialty Papers announces three new how-to videos

January 22nd

AW Specialty Papers announces three new how-to videos AW Specialty Papers launched three new videos demonstrating how to apply heat transfer paper onto dark-colored substrates using a commercial heat press....

Geosynthetics photo contest

January 21st

The International Geosynthetics Society (IGS) is holding its first-ever photo competition, just ahead of its planned April 2010 launch of the redesign IGS website and the May 2010 quadrennial IGS...

PGI releases sustainability report

January 20th

Polymer Group Inc. (PGI) has released its inaugural 2008 Sustainability Report. Prepared following framework of the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI), an organization in which PGI recently became an organizational stakeholder,...

Wind turbine props, textile-reinforced

January 18th

Wind energy promises to become a staple of a green economy, and innovative strategies to make wind turbines more durable can give companies a competitive edge. Technical textiles developed with...

Sunbrella® area rugs

January 15th

Tri Vantage® now offers the renaissance™ collection of Sunbrella area rugs and accessories to enhance sales. Made with Sunbrella yarns to offer exceptional durability, softness, long-lasting color and stain resistance,...

ARA to recognize industry service at The Rental Show

January 14th

The American Rental Association (ARA) recognizes individuals for outstanding service to the Association and the industry each year. At this year’s Rental Show, Stan Crumbaugh, president of Independence Rent-All, Independence,...

Synthetic textiles industry in India sees recovery

January 13th

The increase in cotton yarn prices has led to a growing interest in India’s manmade fibers, according to the Synthetic and Rayon Textile Export Promotion Council in Mumbai, India. For...