Glen Raven sponsors Marine Design Challenge at N.C. State University

December 31st

Fashion design students target female consumers with design innovations for enhanced boating enjoyment. While boating may appear to be a male dominated sport, research studies show that it’s women who...

AATCC announces 2013 Materials Research Poster Competition

December 28th

AATCC, the Association of Textile, Apparel & Materials Professionals, has announced the 2013 Materials Poster Competition, and invites students from around the globe studying materials science to participate. The competition,...

NWBC report: How women-owned small businesses weathered recession

December 27th

The National Women’s Business Council (NWBC) has provided the first in-depth look at how women-owned businesses fared during the economic downturn, concluding in its year-end report that a majority of...

Sun Fabrics expands distribution for faster delivery

December 26th

“We had the opportunity to test market Sun Fabrics prior to its official launch, and the market response has been unbelievable,” says Johnnie Burke, principal of Pinnacle Sales, Birmingham, Ala....

SK Textile opens new manufacturing facility in Las Vegas

December 25th

Las Vegas is a megacenter for the hospitality industry, and SK Textile, a Vernon, Calif., custom fabricator of drapery, bedding and accessories, hopes to supply custom solutions for hotels and...

Newlife recycled polyester yarns reaching international markets

December 24th

Newlife™ is a unique, complete and certified system of recycled polyester yarns obtained entirely from used plastic bottles, transformed into polymers by way of a mechanical process to produce 100...

Teijin’s lightweight, sound-absorbing V-Lap polyester material used in Mitsubishi Outlander

December 21st

Teijin Ltd. has announced that its V-Lap lightweight, sound-absorbing polyester material has been selected for use in the floor carpet of the new Mitsubishi Outlander, a midsize crossover vehicle that...

Phifer’s Sheerweave Performance + for year-round protection

December 20th

Combining the performance of a traditional SheerWeave® fabric “plus” the highly reflective properties of a metallized coating, Phifer’s SheerWeave Performance + provides year-round interior solar control benefits, helping keep rooms...

ARA Foundation contributes $6,000 to Hurricane Sandy relief efforts

December 19th

When the ARA Foundation board of trustees met recently at the American Rental Association (ARA) headquarters in Moline, Ill., it unanimously voted to donate a total of $6,000—$3,000 each—to the...

OMNOVA Solutions announces new distributor partnership

December 18th

OMNOVA Solutions, a leading global specialty chemicals provider, has announced the appointment of Dowd & Guild Inc. as the distributor for its west coast and southern territories for the following...