Delays in FAST Act funding distribution

March 31st

It is time for new infrastructure projects to get under way across the nation as the spring of 2017 commences and winter’s storms and frozen ground fade into memory. But...

Thrace Group appoints Lake, Sparks

March 31st

The Thrace Group has appointed Andreas Lake to the newly created position of group development director for the technical fabrics division. Brian Sparks, formerly vice president of sales and business...

Textile market database

March 30th

Textile Network Concepts, Greenboro, N.C., has compiled an extensive database in a spreadsheet that includes 2,494 international companies that purchase para-aramid fiber, pulp/floc, filament or paper. Users of the database...

IFAI’s 2017 Smart Fabrics Program

March 29th

Channeling exciting ideas into new product development. At the 2017 Advanced Textiles Conference, four educational tracks—military, medical, smart fabrics and testing—will give attendees the latest news on the processes, products...

Student Design Competitions application deadline May 15

March 27th

IFAI appreciates members’ dedication to helping advance the textile industry. We encourage you to further that advancement by passing along the following information to students  who are interested in a textile industry...

CORDURA® receives multiple awards

March 24th

CORDURA Brand received more than 50 ISPO TEXTREND Innovations awards on its 50th anniversary year at the February 2017 ISPO TEXTRENDS show in Munich. The brand also won “best in...

DuPont™ Sorona® recognized in global competition

March 23rd

Dupont™ Sorona®, a renewably sourced polymer, was named runner-up for Fiber Producer of the Year by the World Textile Awards. The first independent global awards competition, the World Textile Awards,...

Inland Tarp & Liner acquires Brawler

March 22nd

Inland Tarp & Liner LLC has acquired the physical assets and equipment of Brawler Industries and Brawler Environmental Containment, Midland, Texas. The company hired most of the former Brawler employees...

Rose Brand moves West Coast facilities

March 21st

Rose Brand, Secaucus, N.J., has moved its West Coast office and warehouse to 11440 Sheldon St., Sun Valley, Calif. Just three miles from the former location, the new office has...

Superior Ink Certifiably Green

March 20th

Superior Ink Printing, Denver, Colo., has received the Certifiably Green Denver Certificate after a yearlong effort to convert their business to a more sustainable platform. To qualify for the certification,...