Wittek-Design-Weberei GmbH upholstery fabric shifts to DIOLEN®SAFE yarns

August 31st

The shift of the high-quality Wittek-Design-Weberei upholstery fabric collection to DIOLEN®SAFE yarn qualities has recently been completed. Eight years ago the owners of the company, Evelin und Walter Wittek, both...

Enduratexâ„¢ launches Design Center APP

August 30th

Enduratex (China General Plastics Corp. of America), Mira Loma, Calif., has gone live with the proprietary Enduratex Design Center APP, according to Jeff Post, vice president and general manager of...

AATCC to host symposium, Oct. 10-11

August 29th

The American Association of Textile Chemists and Colorists (AATCC) will host a symposium on advances in nonwovens, technical textiles and sustainable materials from October 10-11 in Atlanta, Ga., U.S.A. The...

Front-row seats for Golden Gate Bridge’s 75th anniversary

August 28th

For 75 years many tourists have, like crooner Tony Bennett, left their hearts in San Francisco at the iconic, international orange Golden Gate Bridge. The National Parks Conservancy celebrated the...

BASF, Cargill and Novozymes target commercial bio-based acrylic acid process

August 27th

BASF, Cargill and Novozymes have signed an agreement to develop technologies to produce acrylic acid from renewable raw materials. Currently, acrylic acid is produced by the oxidation of propylene derived...

Hohenstein Institute: quality label for bedding encasings

August 24th

Bedding encasings are a great relief to those suffering from house dust allergies. Barrier textiles prevent the smallest particles of mite feces and the allergens contained within them getting into...

AATCC Wins 2012 Tabbie Award for article on textile industry sustainability

August 23rd

The American Association of Textile Chemists and Colorists (AATCC) has won another Tabbie award, this time for an in-depth feature article on environmental issues entitled “Staying Alive: Making Textiles Sustainable.”...

Response to the 2012 drought; SBA recovery assistance available

August 22nd

The White House Rural Council recently met to focus on a coordinated response to historic drought conditions that are affecting communities across rural America. The goal at the SBA and...

Camira goes from fabric to farming to secure bast fiber supply

August 21st

Textile innovator Camira Fabrics has stepped back into the supply chain to work directly with farmers who grow the innovative raw material input for the company’s sustainable bast fiber fabric...

Phifer introduces eco-friendly SheerWeave® Infinity™ fabrics

August 20th

Phifer Inc. has unveiled eco-friendly SheerWeave® Infinity2™, 100 percent recyclable, PVC- and lead-free window shade fabrics. Infinity2 is woven from the only core yarn, synthetic or natural, that is born...