AATCC recognizes Varley, Greeson with TCR Service Award

April 30th

H. Kenneth Greeson of Cotton Incorporated and Adam R. Varley of Vartest Laboratories Inc. were honored by the AATCC Technical Committee on Research (TCR) with the TCR Service Award in recognition of their achievements and service to AATCC. The award was presented at the 2014 AATCC International Conference in Asheville, N.C., on April 3, 2014....

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SBA announces National Small Business Week

April 29th

To be held May 12-16, 2014. Aspiring entrepreneurs, small business owners and others are invited to attend the U.S. Small Business Administration’s National Small Business Week events held May 12-16, 2014. Every year since 1963, the U.S. Small Business Administration takes the opportunity to highlight the impact of outstanding entrepreneurs, small business owners and others...

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pinta acoustic recognized with 2013 Construction Excellence Award

April 28th

Honoring development of custom triangle baffles installed at ESIF. pinta acoustic inc.,Minneapolis, Minn., has been presented with the bronze 2013 Construction Excellence Award in the acoustical solutions category. The Ceilings and Interior Systems Construction Association (CISCA) recognized pinta acoustic for the custom willtec® triangle baffles that are installed at the Energy Systems Integration Facility (ESIF)....

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Smithsonian selects Carnegie fabrics for permanent collection

April 25th

Three wallcoverings are unanimously voted into the collection in New York City. Leading textile manufacturer Carnegie Fabrics, Rockville Centre, N.Y., has announced that three of their wallcoverings have been selected into the museum‘s permanent collection. The Smithsonian Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum‘s Collections Committee voted unanimously to acquire three samples of Carnegie wallcoverings into the Museum‘s...

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SEAMS to host Supply Chain USA

April 24th

To present the largest Supply Chain USA Pavilion at Texprocess Americas in May Supply Chain USA will feature more than 35 individual company exhibits featuring the complete range of Made in USA supply chain manufacturing, components and services for the diverse fashion and sewn products industries. More than 200 industry professionals will attend the evening...

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SDL Atlas offers expanded language interfaces for customer comfort

April 23rd

Responding to the needs of the global textile industry, SDL Atlas is now offering an expansion in the choice of user language interfaces on its most popular instruments. Spanish and Turkish have been added to the current English and Chinese Mandarin options on the Martindale Abrasion and Pilling Tester, Rotawash Colorfastness Tester, PnuBurst Pneumatic Burst...

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Tex Visions introduces a new line

April 22nd

Tex Visions, Carlisle, Pa., has launched a new line of substrates to complement its new UV printing capabilities. “These new substrates are a welcome and valuable addition to our already popular and profitable product line,” said CEO Marcel Ruhland. “Our resellers have long inquired about UV printing, and I am pleased we are now able...

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Nantong Teijin polyester plant celebrates

April 21st

Teijin Group, Tokyo, Japan, has announced that China-based Nantong Teijin Co. Ltd., the Teijin Group’s polyester textile manufacturing and processing company handling the weaving and dyeing of recyclable polyester textiles and the manufacture and processing of polyester textiles in China, celebrated its 20th anniversary on April 18. Nantong Teijin was established in March 1994 to...

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TENCEL® fiber with a “flushable” function

April 18th

With the cellulose fiber TENCEL® as a short-cut type, Lenzing is satisfying trends and customer demand in the nonwovens industry. The fiber is biodegradable and strong but still “flushable,” ideal for high-quality wipes and care wipes. In an increasing number of households one can find practical wipes for hygiene and care applications and the trend...

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NCSU professor wins prestigious award

April 17th

Dr. Pourdeyhimi receives TAPPI Nonwovens Division Leadership & Service Award Dr. Behnam Pourdeyhimi, Professor of Materials in the College of Textiles at North Carolina State University, has been named recipient of the Leadership and Service Award and Dow Chemical Company Prize awarded by TAPPI’s Nonwovens Engineers and Technologists (NET) Division. The award recognizes an individual...

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