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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,...

Outlook 2017 Conference speaker’s book wins award

March 17th

Michael M. Woody’s book, American Dragon: Winning the Global Manufacturing War Using the Universal Principles of FEWER, FASTER, and FINER, was named a Business & Economics Foreword Indies finalist. The Foreword...

Unifi wins gold at World Textile Awards

March 17th

Unifi, Inc., Greensboro, N.C., was named 2016 Fiber Producer of the Year at the World Textile Awards. Unifi is a leader in producing high-quality recycled fiber and other premium value-added...

Congressman tours new Aurora facility

March 16th

U.S. Representative Randy Hultgren (Illinois 14th Congressional District) recently toured the new textile manufacturing operations at Aurora Specialty Textiles Group in Yorkville, Ill. The visit included a question-and-answer session and...

PA Group partners with Point Blank Enterprises

March 15th

PA Group USA, Chattanooga, Tenn., a Gold Certified partner for Microsoft Dynamics, is working with Point Blank Enterprises to implement the Dynamics AX Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) solution. The deployment...

SEAMS celebrates 50 years

March 14th

SEAMS, the National Association for the U.S. Sewn Products and Textile Industries, is marking its 50th anniversary at the annual Spring Networking Conference entitled “Shaping the Next 50 Years.” The...

Teijin receives technology award

March 10th

Teijin Aramid received the 2016 Global Enabling Technology Leadership Award for unmatched performance of conveyor belts reinforced with the company’s high-performance aramid products, which enable the mining industry to realize...

OEKO-TEX® partners with ZDHC

March 9th

OEKO-TEX®, Zurich, Switzerland, is joining the Zero Discharge of Hazardous Chemicals (ZDHC) Program. A provider of standardized solutions that optimize customers’ manufacturing processes and help deliver more sustainable products, the...

AmeriPride is ENERGY STAR certified

March 8th

AmeriPride, one of the largest textile and rental supply companies in North America, has earned ENERGY STAR certification at their Minnetonka, Minn., headquarters and another Minneapolis office. The U.S. Environmental...

CORDURA® debuts strongest nylon fiber

March 7th

INVISTA, a worldwide integrated producer of polymers and fibers, has announced that the company’s CORDURA® brand has developed the strongest nylon-6,6 staple fiber ever produced by the company. T420HT high-tenacity...