Innovative textiles from Turkey

August 3rd, 2016

Turkish textile producers are developing innovative fabrics, including those with antibacterial, antimicrobial and photovoltaic capabilities, as part of an effort to expand to new markets. The new products were introduced at an Uludag Textile Exporters’ Association (UTIB) gathering in Bursa, Turkey, in May 2016. The UTIB International Textile and Apparel Sector International R&D Brokerage event […]

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New partners for Techmer PM

August 1st, 2016

Techmer PM, a Clinton, Tenn., materials design company, has created customized materials to help tag and authenticate polymer-based fiber materials as part of a partnership with Applied DNA Sciences (ADNAS) Inc., a Stonybrook, N.Y., provider of DNA-based supply chain, anti-counterfeiting, genotyping and anti-theft technology; and Palmetto Synthetics, Kingstree, S.C. ADNAS’ SigNature T DNA molecular tags […]

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Southeast Asia’s exports on the rise

July 29th, 2016

India, Bangladesh and Pakistan are seeing an increase in textile and apparel exports as those from China, Vietnam and Cambodia decline in the U.S., according to a report by the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Office of Textiles and Apparel (OTEXA). Exports from India increased by 15.3 percent in March 2016 compared with February 2015; Bangladeshi […]

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ISO updates for medical applications

July 28th, 2016

Certification and regulatory compliance verification can be key for medical field customers. Organizations involved in the production of textiles used in medical applications may wish to become certified to ISO 13485 in order to ensure the effectiveness of their processes and demonstrate to customers their commitment to safe products, as well as compliance with regulatory […]

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New divisional president for Huntsman

July 28th, 2016

Huntsman Corp., The Woodlands, Texas, a global manufacturer and marketer of differentiated chemicals, has promoted Rohit Aggarwal to president of the Textile Effects Division. Aggarwal succeeds Paul Hulme, who is retiring after 17 years with the company. Aggarwal was formerly vice president and managing director of the Indian subcontinent, and has more than 20 years […]

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