First Line Technology awarded U.S. Army contract

April 27th

First Line Technology, LLC, the 2012 National Defense Industrial Association Small Business Success Story Winner, announced that the company was awarded a contract for Joint Sensitive Equipment Wipes (JSEW) from the Army Contracting Command in support of the Decontamination Family of Systems Program. The JSEWs from First Line contain FiberTect®, an activated carbon wipe for...

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ACASPA has a new name: the Specialised Textiles Association

April 26th

Australian Canvas and Synthetic Products Association has changed its name to Specialised Textiles Association. Association manager Ana Drougas says the name change will have minimal day-to-day impact on members. Email or website addresses have changed as follows: Ana Drougas, association manager ana@specialisedtextiles.com.au Mina Geremia, member and events coordinator mina@specialisedtextiles.com.au General enquiries office@specialisedtextiles.com.au Website: www.specialisedtextiles.com.au The...

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Srixon uses Teijin’s Nanofront for Pro Tour golf gloves

April 25th

Teijin Fibers Limited, a Teijin Group company, announced that it is supplying Nanofront high-strength polyester nanofiber for the palms of Srixon’s new Pro Tour golf gloves. The gloves (Srixon GGG-S005) are made and marketed by SRI Sports Limited, a major sport equipment manufacturer in Japan, and available in golf shops nationwide. This season the gloves...

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OMNOVA’s R&D facility receives Ohio Chemistry Technology Council award

April 24th

OMNOVA Solutions’ Global Technology Center (GTC) in Akron, Ohio received a 2011 Award for Excellence in Environmental, Health, Safety and Security (EHS&S) Performance from the Ohio Chemistry Technology Council (OCTC). The awards recognize effective, vital and sustainable programs that have resulted in measurable enhancements to company performance, and the commitment to working in close collaboration...

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Teijin partners with China Chemical Fibers Association

April 20th

Teijin Limited is partnering with the China Chemical Fibers Association (CCFA) to pursue business opportunities in the fields of chemical fibers and related industries in China. This is the first time for the CCFA to enter into a comprehensive alliance with a foreign private business. Under the basic agreement, collaborations between Teijin group companies and...

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JTE introduces new bonding, cutting machine

April 19th

JTE introduces the new SM-450-SA, a custom unwinding, hot air bonding and laser cutting solution for multiple-roll industrial fabrics. The machine integrates three motorized unwinding systems, a conveyor cutting machine with a twin conveyor belt, two hot-air welding heads that transform up to three separate rolls into a single sheet, and twin CO2 lasers to...

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AATCC launches Textile JobSite

April 18th

Internet jobs board and career center for the international textile industry The American Association of Textile Chemists and Colorists (AATCC) is offering a new online employment service: Textile JobSite. Valuable for both textile companies looking for talent and textile professionals looking for work, Textile JobSite is free for job seekers and lists textile positions around...

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Conference on European business opportunities for U.S. companies

April 17th

Focus on the aerospace/defense and medical sectors “Europe: Your Gateway to Trade Opportunities” This one day conference will focus on the European economy and business opportunities for U.S. companies, with a specific focus on the aerospace/defense and medical sectors. During this conference European regional experts will discuss topics that include market entry strategies, export financing,...

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Fisher Textiles announces Opak Poplin back in stock

April 16th

Fisher Textiles, a supplier of fabrics for digital printing, announces Opak Poplin for dye sublimation and UV printing is now produced in house and is back in stock. Opak Poplin is a three-layer material consisting of two pieces of style 6248 Poly Poplin bonded to a 100-percent lamination film sandwiched in the middle. The film...

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Teijin’s new fabrics for uniforms: cool in summer, warm in winter

April 16th

Fujifilm adopts the antistatic, recyclable fabrics for 50,000 work uniforms Teijin Fibers Limited, the core company of the Teijin Group’s polyester fibers business, announced that it has developed new polyester fabrics for work uniforms with enhanced properties that enable facility operators to conserve electrical power in workplaces. The new fabrics, to be marketed by Teijin...

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