Enduratex™ moves headquarters

January 20th

Enduratex™, a provider of vinyl-coated fabrics to the automotive, hospitality, marine, health care and spa industries, has moved its U.S. corporate headquarters from Mira Loma, Calif., to Corona, Calif., as...

N.C. State to host textile summit

January 19th

Recognizing the importance of textiles as building block materials for new product development and the advancement in textile technologies, the College of Textiles at N.C. State University in Raleigh is...

OEKO-TEX IFAI Webinar: Compliance 101

January 18th

Chemical compliance is a complex topic for most industries but especially for industry textiles and fabrics. Join IFAI for a webinar on Tuesday, March 7 with Ben Mead of the...

NCTO praises textile outcomes in FY 2017 Defense Bill

January 18th

The National Council of Textile Organizations (NCTO) applauded the senate’s 92-7 vote to pass S. 2943, the FY 2017 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). The Defense bill would give way...

Sponsorship opportunities for the ICOMIA project

January 17th

Spearheaded by the International Council of Marine Industry Associations (ICOMIA) and supported by NMMA, the ICOMIA Asia project is an initiative to identify and understand obstacles to growth in Asia by...

2017 Queenstown Conference slated for May

January 17th

The Outdoor Products Association NZ (OFPANZ) and the Specialized Textiles Association (STA) have partnered for the 2017 Queenstown Conference. The conference will be hosted at Rydges Lakeland Resort in Queenstown...

ARA to honor member volunteers at The Rental Show

January 16th

The American Rental Association (ARA) recognizes individuals each year for outstanding service to the association and the rental industry. They will be honored at The Rental Show® 2017 in Orlando,...

Texworld USA and Apparel sourcing USA return in Winter 2017

January 13th

With the Winter 2017 edition of Texworld USA and Apparel Sourcing USA just around the corner, Messe Frankfurt and Lenzing Innovation are pleased to announce the seminar speaker line up...

2-day workshop addresses moisture management testing

January 12th

AATCC’s Moisture Management Workshop slated for Feb. 8-9 will provide an overview of the performance technology associated with moisture management and discuss the test methods needed to evaluate your product’s...

Boat sales are making waves in Minnesota

January 12th

Minnesota boat dealers are preparing and packing their boats to bring to the Minneapolis Boat Show this month. According to the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA), “36 percent of powerboat...

Arena Americas names new CEO

January 12th

Greg Lawless, Arena Group CEO, named Paul Bryant CEO of the Arena Americas division. Bryant has had success in the areas of business development and commercial growth initiatives as EVP...

Pre-treatment of bandages may improve the antibacterial properties of nanoparticles

January 11th

Pre-treating the fabric surface of the bandages used to treat burns with enzymes and polyethylene glycol or cellulase may promote the adhesion of antibacterial nanoparticles and improve their bacteria-repelling ability....

Recycled fiberboard and pulp could be sources for electricity

January 10th

Recycled cardboard fibers and pulp, when developed into triboelectric generators can produce electricity. Researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison are advancing the field of “roadside energy harvesting” by getting help...

InTents Buyer’s Guide cover contest

January 9th

We asked for your best work, and you gave it to us! InTents put out an open call for cover images for the 2017 InTents Buyer’s Guide. And so many...

Meridian brings wool carpet yarn production back to North America

January 9th

Meridian Specialty Yarn Group, Inc. (MSYG) has begun production of wool and wool/polyester blend carpet yarns at the company’s newly expanded Ranlo, N.C. plant. This is a new product line...