Utilizing discarded textiles

May 31st

The VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland is coordinating a project to develop a profitable circular economy for textiles. The Telaketju project is establishing an ecosystem formed by companies and...

Fabric pavilion is an invitation to all in Sydney

May 31st

Photo: Archinect Firms. As a competition entry for the Archmedium Sydney Rehearsal Follies, French architect Guillaume Mazars submitted a design for a pavilion dedicated to music in the Royal Botanic Garden of...

AASHTO highlights need for infrastructure plan that also fixes trust fund

May 30th

The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) called on Congress and the Trump administration to enact a major transportation investment program this year, one that channels federal...

Nonwovens highlighted at conference

May 30th

The third Conference on Nonwovens for High-Performance Applications offered information about the latest developments in new areas of application and production processes. Held in Prague in March, the conference included...

Innovation Award 2017 winners announced

May 30th

The 14th annual Techtextil Innovation Awards were presented at the opening ceremony of Techtextil. An international jury chose eight products in four categories in this year’s competition. Winners in the New...

Losberger De Boer Group formed following merger

May 30th

Losberger acquired structures supplier De Boer to form Losberger De Boer Group. The merger is expected in the second quarter of 2017. The acquisition of De Boer by Losberger will be...

2016 Smart Fabrics Summit Videos

May 26th

Watch videos from the 2016 Smart Fabrics Summit on the website of the International Trade Administration Office of Textiles and Apparel. Part 1- Opening Remarks; Globe Demonstration; Challenges in Manufacturing...

Textile standards online platform

May 25th

ASTM International and the American Association of Textile Chemists and Colorists (AATCC) are making available textiles standards and other offerings in one online platform. Users will gain access to high-quality...

OEKO-TEX addresses sustainability at FIT and AAFA events

May 25th

Global standards for the textile industry will be discussed by OEKO-TEX at the Summer Conference at the Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT) June 5–8, 2017. The Summer Conference at FIT, titled “Sustainability &...

ESI welcomes David Nolting as corporate health and safety manager

May 24th

Environmental Specialties, Inc. (ESI) of Baton Rouge, La., a major installer of geosynthetics, welcomed David Nolting to the company as corporate health and safety manager. “We created this new position...