Teijin’s Green Carpet to roll out at Tokyo International Film Festival

September 28th

Teijin Limited announced today that for the fifth consecutive year it has produced an eco-friendly Green Carpet made of PET (polyethylene terephthalate) bottles for the ecologically minded Tokyo International Film...

NCSU’s Jason Tung awarded TAPPI’s NET Division Scholarship

September 27th

TAPPI’s Nonwovens Engineering & Technologists (NET) Division Scholarship, sponsored by Momentive, has been awarded to Yik Shing (Jason) Tung. The $1,000 scholarship is awarded to encourage engineering students to pursue...

Phifer adds window options with new colors and patterns

September 26th

Phifer Inc. has introduced nearly a dozen new, on-trend patterns and colors in its popular Style 5000 Jacquard line of SheerWeave window covering fabrics. These additions—natural, organic weaves in silky...

UL-STR to present two Quality Assurance seminars

September 25th

UL-STR, an independent provider of quality assurance (QA) testing, audit, inspection and responsible sourcing services for the consumer products industry, will present two seminars: “An Introduction to Colour Management, Colour...

“Pink Flamenco” umbrellas for charity

September 24th

Santa Barbara Designs® (SBD), Oxnard, Calif., has announced that, effective Oct. 1, the beginning of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, it will make a charitable donation for every “Pink Flamenco”...

AATCC Textile Testing Workshop scheduled for Dec. 5-6, 2012

September 21st

For professionals responsible for product evaluation, specifications and quality control for apparel and textile materials, the Introduction to Textile Testing Workshop will be held Dec. 5-6 at the AATCC headquarters...

Polartec®, Norrøna partner with REPREVE® to create 100 percent recycled garments

September 20th

Polartec partner brand Norrøna has announced the release of the 100 percent recycled men’s and women’s /29 warm4 up-cycled jackets, built of Polartec® Wind Pro® fleece made entirely of REPREVE...

SBA SizeUp helps business owners research data and analytics

September 19th

Small business owners and start-ups across the country can now take advantage of a new business tool to help them compete and grow. The free tool, called SizeUp, helps businesses...

Inspecting the acoustic properties of textile materials

September 18th

Sound-absorbing functions or the suppression of unwanted noise are often an integral requirement of equipment and clothing for military use. The extent of the sound-absorbing qualities of a material and...

IFAI Expo 2012 ShowStoppers: You be the Judge

September 17th

This year, as part of our celebration of IFAI’s 100th anniversary, we’re inaugurating a new tradition: the ShowStopper awards. We want to recognize the best of the best new products...