Unifi’s Repreve polyester resins certified as Responsible Source™ products

May 31st

SCS Global Services (SCS) announced that Unifi Manufacturing, Inc., a leading producer of multi-filament polyester, nylon textured yarns and related raw materials, is the first manufacturer of its kind to...

Defense company wins contract for armored vehicles using Dyneema ballistic tape

May 30th

DSM Dyneema, manufacturer of the ultra-high molecular weight polyethylene (UHMwPE) fiber, Dyneema® announced a new milestone for its lightweight, cost-effective Dyneema BT10 ballistic tape. FNSS Savunma Sistemleri A.Ş., a leading...

Starting a high-tech business?

May 29th

Looking to start or grow your high-tech entrepreneurial venture? Need financing to help fund research and development (R & D) efforts and realize your business potential? The U.S. federal government...

Nike hosts LAUNCH 2020 Summit to promote sustainability

May 28th

LAUNCH members Nike Inc., NASA, the U.S. Agency for International Development and the U.S. Department of State convened 150 materials specialists, designers, academics, manufacturers, entrepreneurs and NGOs to catalyze action...

TenCate Geosynthetics completes Mirafi RSi series

May 24th

TenCate Geosynthetics Americas announced its third patent pending geosynthetic for road and railway reinforcement—TenCate Mirafi® RS280i. In 2010, TenCate Geosynthetics Americas introduced TenCate Mirafi RS580i, a highly engineered, high strength...

TEXbase introduces restricted substance management system RSL Guardian

May 23rd

TEXbase, a provider of web-based compliance, quality and materials management software solutions, has announced the release of RSL Guardian℠, a service developed for brands and consumer product companies to manage...

Huntsman and DuPont textile alliance launch new stain-repelling finish

May 22nd

Huntsman Textile Effects, a division of Huntsman Corporation and global provider of dyes and chemicals to the textile and related industries, has released a new fluoropolymer available under the brand...

Innovative mattress helps allergy sufferers

May 21st

In a two-year field test, scientists from the Hohenstein Institute in Bönnigheim, Germany have shown that a new type of mattress is effective at reducing dust mite allergens. The new...

Atmospheric plasma treatment increases breathability of spunbond nonwoven fabrics

May 20th

The Journal of Industrial Textiles has published the results of a study conducted by Texas Tech University and Milwaukee, Wis., based Enercon Industries that determined when spunbond polypropylene nonwoven fabrics...

New video explains energy advantages of fabric awnings and solar shades

May 17th

Saving money, enhancing curb appeal and reducing your carbon footprint are just a few benefits to retrofitting homes with awnings, according to a new video released by the Professional Awning...