Industry leader Roger Milliken passes at age 95

December 31st

Roger Milliken, former CEO and chair of Milliken & Co., has passed away at the age of 95. Committed to the textile industry for more than 60 years, Milliken was...

Americhem Inc. adds capacity, jobs at North Carolina facility

December 30th

Americhem Inc., a global provider of custom color and additive solutions for synthetic fibers, recently added three compounding lines at its Concord, North Carolina facility, ensuring continuous supply and shortened...

Teijin Ltd. to launch bio-derived PET fiber in 2012

December 30th

Teijin Fibers Ltd., the core company of the Teijin Group’s polyester fibers business, announced today that it will begin in April 2012 the full-fledged production and marketing of new plant-based...

Condé Systems introduces roll media for Ricoh GX e3300N and GX7000 dye-sub printers

December 29th

Condé Systems is now offering DyeTrans roll media for use with its successful line of Ricoh GX Series Printers. Available in 8.5-inch x 100-foot and 13-inch x 100-foot rolls, the...

Outlast Technologies develops first heat management polyester fiber

December 28th

Outlast Technologies, a leader in heat management and moisture reduction technology, announces the introduction of Outlast® polyester fiber. After extensive research and development, Outlast has created the first-ever heat management...

Fashion Moves sponsors Fashion Design Challenge to help people with disabilities

December 27th

People with significant disabilities currently do not have the freedom nor the ability to choose from an extensive wardrobe, regardless of how much money they may have. Well-designed and well-fitting...

Arlon raises money to fight breast cancer

December 27th

Arlon, Santa Ana, Calif., recently held a corporate campaign to raise money for the fight against breast cancer. The campaign started Oct. 1 and reached double the initial goal. It...

ASTM International joins social media networks

December 24th

ASTM International has recently established a presence on some popular social media sites, including Facebook, Twitter and YouTube. These social media platforms provide another outlet for users and stakeholders to...

EU REACHes chemical registration by Jan. 3, 2011

December 23rd

The Registration, Evaluation, Authorization and Restriction of Chemicals (REACH) is one of the EU’s top priorities, and the European Commission reminded companies that use hazardous chemicals in products or manufacturing...

Arlon holds corporate campaign to support breast cancer research

December 22nd

Arlon Inc., headquartered in Santa Ana, Calif., recently held a corporate campaign to raise money for the fight against breast cancer. The campaign started October 1 and just ended; it...