2016 IFAI International Achievement Awards

April 25th, 2016

IFAI’s 69th annual International Achievement Awards (IAA) honor and acknowledge aptitude and fine craftsmanship within the specialty fabrics industry. IAA entries get unbeatable publicity: Be featured in Specialty Fabrics Review and other IFAI publications and marketing material throughout the year. Be viewed online in the IAA Winner’s Gallery and IFAI Division Websites. Be seen by...

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Longtime Fasnap president George Lang to retire

April 25th, 2016

Fasnap Corp., a wholesale distributor of fastener textile systems based in Elkhart, Ind., announced that president George Lang will retire effective April 29, after 17 years with the company. Lang began his 43-year career in fastener distribution in 1973 with TRW Fasteners, where he worked for 18 years. He spent eight years with Scovill Fasteners...

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Management succession at Uster Technologies

April 22nd, 2016

Effective April 1, 2016, Thomas Nasiou has taken over the position as CEO of Uster Technologies. Dr. Geoffrey Scott and Philip Mosimann have become Co-Chairmen of the Board of Directors and Koichi Ito has joined the Uster Board of Directors succeeding Susumu Toyoda. The succession follows a planned transition and handover of responsibilities from Dr....

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Management succession at Uster Technologies

April 22nd, 2016

Effective April 1, 2016, Thomas Nasiou has taken over the position as CEO of Uster Technologies. Dr. Geoffrey Scott and Philip Mosimann have become Co-Chairmen of the Board of Directors and Koichi Ito has joined the Uster Board of Directors succeeding Susumu Toyoda. The succession follows a planned transition and handover of responsibilities from Dr....

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AATCC offers remote access to committee meetings

April 21st, 2016

The Association of Textile, Apparel & Materials Professionals (AATCC) will offer remote access to select spring 2016 Research Committee meetings on Tuesday, May 10. AATCC test methods are developed and updated by industry professionals throughout the supply chain, academia and government. Diverse perspectives are valued and every comment is considered. Members and non-members are welcome....

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AATCC offers remote access to committee meetings

April 21st, 2016

The Association of Textile, Apparel & Materials Professionals (AATCC) will offer remote access to select spring 2016 Research Committee meetings on Tuesday, May 10. AATCC test methods are developed and updated by industry professionals throughout the supply chain, academia and government. Diverse perspectives are valued and every comment is considered. Members and non-members are welcome....

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Teijin to boost production of Technora® para-aramid fiber

April 20th, 2016

Teijin Limited, Tokyo Japan, will expand Technora® para-aramid fiber production by 10 percent through increasing capacity in Teijin’s Matsuyama Factory. Construction begins this June with operation slated to begin in October 2017. Teijin and Teijin Aramid B.V. will jointly expand the worldwide sales of Technora in response to increasing market demand worldwide. Technora features high...

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Teijin to boost production of Technora® para-aramid fiber

April 20th, 2016

Teijin Limited, Tokyo Japan, will expand Technora® para-aramid fiber production by 10 percent through increasing capacity in Teijin’s Matsuyama Factory. Construction begins this June with operation slated to begin in October 2017. Teijin and Teijin Aramid B.V. will jointly expand the worldwide sales of Technora in response to increasing market demand worldwide. Technora features high...

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Lindström selects Gerber Technology’s YuniquePLM™

April 19th, 2016

Lindström Group, a global textile service company headquartered in Helsinki, Finland, has implemented Gerber Technology’s YuniquePLM™ web-based product lifecycle management software to accelerate the production of customer solutions throughout its operations. Gerber and their Finnish distributor, ACG Nyström, provide product support to Lindström. “We have been able to create a standardized process enabling daily tasks...

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Lindström selects Gerber Technology’s YuniquePLM™

April 19th, 2016

Lindström Group, a global textile service company headquartered in Helsinki, Finland, has implemented Gerber Technology’s YuniquePLM™ web-based product lifecycle management software to accelerate the production of customer solutions throughout its operations. Gerber and their Finnish distributor, ACG Nyström, provide product support to Lindström. “We have been able to create a standardized process enabling daily tasks...

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