New textile shredding technology

May 31st, 2021

BCA’s shredder Triplus knife system technology speeds production and reduces processing costs. For textile recyclers or manufacturers seeking recovered inputs, BCA’s shredder Triplus knife system technology enables simultaneous shredding, chipping and sizing in a single pass with one machine onsite. This speeds production and reduces processing costs. This technology means the sizing of reduced scrap […]

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Indorama Ventures increases capacity in India

May 28th, 2021

Indo Rama Synthetics (India) Ltd., a subsidiary of global petrochemical producer Indorama Ventures Public Co. Ltd., will spend up to US $82 million upgrading equipment and adding capacity at its manufacturing site in Nagpur, India. The capital expenditure plan includes a new PET resin manufacturing facility, additional balancing equipment and a large range of specialty […]

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Alchemie Technology and HeiQ create sustainable textile finishing partnership

May 27th, 2021

Alchemie Technology, a leader in waterless, smart dyeing technology, has announced its partnership with HeiQ, a leader in textile innovation, as it prepares the production rollout of its NOVARATM digital multifunction finishing solution to the global textile market. The partnership combines the expertise of the two innovators: HeiQ in creating some of the most sustainable, […]

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USACE Fiscal 2022 Civil Works budget press conference June 28

May 26th, 2021

The United States Army Corps of Engineers’ (USACE’s) press conference to release details of President Joseph R. Biden’s Fiscal 2022 Budget for the Army’s Civil Works program is scheduled for Friday, May 28, from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. EDT. The press conference will be broadcast virtually from the USACE headquarters in Washington, D.C. There […]

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Joey Smith joins MMI Textiles

May 26th, 2021

MMI Textiles, Westlake, Ohio, has hired Joey Smith as director of business development. Smith is a senior-level professional with extensive knowledge of and experience in the textile industry. He has been an employee of Highland Industries Inc. for the last 16 years in sales, business development and procurement roles. His skills and certifications include global […]

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Center for Sportfishing Policy announces new board members, honors former chairman

May 26th, 2021

The Center for Sportfishing Policy (CSP) honored its past Chairman Bob Hayes and elected new board members at its annual board meeting in May. CSP honored Hayes with the Eddie Smith Manufacturer of the Year Award for his dedication to the recreational fishing and boating industry and his commitment to angler access and marine conservation. […]

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Western Green acquires East Coast Erosion Control

May 25th, 2021

Indiana-based Western Green has acquired East Coast Erosion Control, with offices in Pennsylvania and South Carolina. This latest acquisition builds on Western Green’s growing manufacturing footprint, with expanded product and manufacturing offerings along the eastern U.S. regions. This acquisition will result in the largest U.S.-based erosion control blanket manufacturing group. As a primary benefit of […]

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INDA launches updated Nonwoven Material Sampler & Guide

May 25th, 2021

Professionals in nonwovens and engineered materials will now have the latest nonwoven material options at their fingertips with the launch of INDA’s Nonwoven Material Sampler & Guide, a unique educational and technical resource with 124 material samples to touch and compare. Updated, in its sixth edition, the tool presents the latest innovations, processes and types […]

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Textile coatings market forecast

May 24th, 2021

According to Fact.MR, the global textile coatings market is slated to surpass US$ 5 billion, expanding at a steady CAGR of around 4% across the forecast period of 2021 to 2031. Demand is majorly underpinned by extensive uptake in industrial clothing and medical hygiene. Historically, the market accrued impressive gains, and was valued at over […]

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New technology creates multicolor PA6 yarns for any carpet design

May 24th, 2021

ColorMind form B.I.G. Yarns is an innovative yarn technology. ColorMind from B.I.G. Yarns is an innovative yarn technology that brings inspirational design freedom to high-end loop-pile contract and automotive carpets. This yarn collection offers a unique solution for creating multicolor PA6 yarns for any carpet design. Available in both standard and EqoCycle 75 percent recycled […]

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