OEKO-TEX certificate for REACh compliance covers new additions

July 31st

On June 20, 2013, the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) added another six chemicals to their candidate list of Substances of Very High Concern. OEKO-TEX® is providing notification that the newly...

New Boltaflex contract upholstery designs deliver performance with style

July 30th

OMNOVA Solutions, Fairlawn, Ohio, has introduced two Boltaflex® contract upholstery designs—Nouveau and Sashay—that personify the duality of today’s affluent interior trends. Nouveau would be right at home in a chic...

AATCC to host color management workshop

July 29th

Color plays an important role in every consumer purchase. In fact, it’s often the first thing a consumer notices about a product. Yet as important as color is, it can...

New flexible PVC extrusion process from TMI LLC

July 29th

A new system for flexible PVC extrusion ensures complete dimensional uniformity and tension throughout the bulk PVC rolls produced. The new process control system from TMI LLC eliminates “racetracking,” lay-flat...

Devan Chemicals goes greener

July 26th

Devan Chemicals’ products, found in home, apparel and technical textiles, are made using environmentally friendly processes—a fact not evident in the company’s branding. Belgian-based Devan Chemicals and its U.S. partner...

Teijin develops technology alliances

July 25th

A special Technology Alliance Development Department at Teijin Limited, Tokyo, Japan, will develop technology alliances and acquisitions to strengthen its downstream business management vision, the company announced in April. “We...

Picanol of America opens new headquarters

July 24th

Picanol of America opened its new headquarters in Greenville, S.C., in March to allow expansion of its sales of Picanol weaving machines, spare parts and accessories. Parent company The Picanol...

IFAI launches website and digital publication dedicated to advanced textiles

July 23rd

The Industrial Fabrics Association International (IFAI) is pleased to announce the launch of Advanced Textiles Source, a website and digital publication devoted to the highly specialized technical textiles market. The...

AATCC to host workshop covering the ABC’s of textile testing

July 22nd

AATCC’s “Introduction to Textile Testing Workshop” will be held September 17–18 at the AATCC headquarters in Research Triangle Park, N.C. This workshop has been designed for textile industry professionals responsible...

Coloursmith launches new lab coater

July 19th

U.K.-based Coloursmith has launched a new lab coater designed to simulate the same blade coating conditions seen in the majority of production environments. The coater creates a sample of approximately...