Archroma launches Color Atlas Polyester Library

June 11th, 2021

Archroma has launched its new Color Atlas by Archroma® Polyester Library, with 1,440 colors for sportswear, athleisure, swimwear, children’s clothing, shoes, fashion and home textiles. In 2016, Archroma launched the Color Atlas by Archroma, a unique tool dedicated to providing fashion designers and stylists with off-the-shelf color inspiration for cotton that can be implemented in […]

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AATCC launches call for presentations for Digital Textile Printing Conference

June 10th, 2021

Presentation topics are now being accepted for the December 2021 Digital Textile Printing Conference co-sponsored by AATCC and PRINTING United Alliance. Now in its sixth consecutive year, the conference delivers relevant, cutting edge content. The 2021 conference program will focus on solutions-based topics in the following areas: Global market conditions and economic forecasts for digital […]

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Alexander Tessmar-Pfohl to chair Sattler AG managing board

June 4th, 2021

Sattler AG has named Alexander Tessmar-Pfohl as its chair of the managing board. He takes over from Herbert Pfeilstecher, who was a member of the managing board since 2001 and the chair since 2007. From left, Lisbeth Wilding, Alexander Tessmar-Pfohl and Herbert Pfeilstecher. Photo: © Sattler AG. During his tenure, Pfeilstecher steered the company, based […]

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Lectra completes acquisition of Gerber Technology

June 4th, 2021

Lectra has finalized its acquisition of all outstanding shares of Gerber Technology on a cash-free debt-free basis, for 175 million euros, financed through a 140 million euro loan and the group's available cash, plus 5 million newly issued Lectra shares to AIPCF VI LG, Gerber Technology’s sole shareholder. The strategic combination, of which all stages […]

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Dobbs joins Glen Raven Technical Fabrics

June 3rd, 2021

Sammy Dobbs has joined Glen Raven Technical Fabrics (GRTF) as Director of New Business Development for the company’s GlenGuard® brand of flame-resistant and arc-resistant fabrics, which are used to make protective apparel.   Dobbs joins GRTF with more than 28 years of sales and marketing experience in the flame-resistant clothing industry, most recently with VF […]

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Lenzing reaches milestone on path to climate-neutral production

June 2nd, 2021

Lenzing Group, a provider of sustainably produced specialty fibers for the global textile and nonwoven industries, is continuing to make strides toward achieving carbon neutrality. The successful completion and commissioning of an air purification and sulfur recovery plant at the Lenzing facility marks another milestone in the Group’s ambitious strategy. Using state-of-the-art technology, the plant […]

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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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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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Archroma releases 2020 sustainability report

May 19th, 2021

Archroma, a global leader in specialty chemicals towards sustainable solutions, has released its Sustainability Report for fiscal year 2020. Prepared in accordance with the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) standards, the report outlines the company’s progress on its priority sustainability topics, such as human health and environmental safety, resource efficiency, sustainable sourcing and product stewardship, as […]

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