Activāt Fiber Technologies applies Kenactiv’s innovative and customizable processing and treatments to kenaf, jute and flax fibers to create sustainable solutions for manufacturers seeking high performance yet sustainable alternatives to synthetic and other natural fibers. Kenactiv Innovations Inc., a leading innovator and manufacturer of sustainable biobased performance fibers and products, announced today the launch of […]Read More →
Swedish workwear garment brand launches high-performing denim workwear trouser INVISTA’s CORDURA® brand team and Swedish garment brand Blåkläder colloborate with Artistic Milliners to develop a new stylish, high-performing trouser. The Blåkläder X1500 CORDURA® Denim fabric trouser has been developed for exceptional performance and toughness in extreme conditions to benefit tradespeople such as electricians, builders and […]Read More →
Biomedical Structures Introduces Breakthrough Medical Textile Weaving Capabilities for Artificial Tendon and Ligament Applications.
Biomedical Structures LLC (BMS), a developer of biomedical textiles for medical devices and other advanced clinical applications, today announced its advanced new tapered medical textile solution for tendons, ligaments and other orthopedic applications. BMS’ advanced weaving capabilities provide a high-precision medical textile solution able to match human anatomical construction of tendons and replicate performance. Complementing […]Read More →
Outdoor Industry Association® (OIA) and Outdoor Retailer (OR) have announced they are expanding their partnership to offer more Outdoor University® educational sessions at Outdoor Retailer trade shows. Outdoor Retailer Summer Market, which takes place in early August in Salt Lake City, will feature an expanded curriculum designed to help the outdoor industry stay ahead of […]Read More →
CRAiLAR Flax to be blended with the Lenzing Fibers TENCEL® and Lenzing Modal® Performance and Sustainability in Fashion, Sport at Core of the Global Development Goals Naturally Advanced Technologies Inc. , which produces and markets CRAiLAR®, a natural fiber made from flax and other bast fibers, announced it has entered a joint development agreement with […]Read More →
In celebration of Queen Elizabeth II’s 60 colourful years on the British throne, Pantone, the global authority on colour and provider of professional colour standards for the design industries, and leading advertising agency Leo Burnett, have teamed up to launch a limited edition colour guide to mark the Queen’s fashion-forward colour statements. For over 60 […]Read More →
Lectra, the world leader in integrated technology solutions dedicated to industries using soft materials—textiles, leather, industrial fabrics, and composite materials—is pleased to announce significant investments in India with the opening of two new offices, based in Delhi and Tirupur, one International Call Center in Bangalore and with the strengthening of its sales and distribution network […]Read More →
At the occasion of the ITMA-Asia + CITME fair (12-16 June, Shanghai) Picanol will present a wide variety of weaving machines, both airjet and rapier. For the first time on the Asian continent the new OMNIplus Summum will be shown. This weaving machine will be the new platform for further developments in the airjet segment. […]Read More →
TenCate Advanced Composites has completed the acquisition of Performance Materials Corporation Baycomp. The acquisition of PMC Baycomp provides TenCate Advanced Composites a strong position for the growing industrial composites markets worldwide, in particular the automotive market. PMC Baycomp has industry leading technologies for thermoplastic composite materials and components for among other automotive, oil & gas […]Read More →
INVISTA’S CORDURA® Brand Team Welcomes Sophia Ou, Asia Pacific CORDURA® Brand Senior Marketing Specialist.
INVISTA’s CORDURA® brand team welcomes Sophia Ou as Asia Pacific (AP) CORDURA® brand senior marketing specialist. In her new role, Ou will be an integral part of the performance and protective fabrics business team. As AP CORDURA® brand senior marketing specialist, Ou will be responsible for execution of marketing efforts designed to increase trade and […]Read More →