Tempur Sealy adds Jon Luther to board of directors

2015/06 02 15:06

The world’s largest bedding provider, Tempur Sealy International has added Jon Luther to its board of directors and also to the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee. “Jon Luther will also serve on the CEO Search Committee formed by the board of directors to lead the search for a new chief executive officer for the Company,” […]

Scientists spin new version of silk

2015/06 02 15:06

After years of research decoding the complex structure and production of spider silk, researchers have now succeeded in producing samples of this exceptionally strong and resilient material in the laboratory. The new development could lead to a variety of biomedical materials — from sutures to scaffolding for organ replacements — made from synthesized silk with […]

Tidal Vision launches aquatic leathers, fabrics

2015/06 02 15:06

And now clothing from the ocean. Tidal Vision, an American company, claims to use new technologies that can transform ocean byproducts into high-quality, durable aquatic leathers and performance textiles, and promote sustainability and reduce waste. Based in Juneau, Alaska, the company plans to formally launch on funding platform Kickstarter on May 27, it said in […]

USFIA hails Senate for passage of TPA – Textile News United States Of America

2015/06 02 15:06

The United States Fashion Industry Association (USFIA) congratulated the Senate for passing the Bipartisan Congressional Trade Priorities and Accountability Act of 2015, which would renew Trade Promotion Authority (TPA). The TPA sets the direction for a robust trade agenda, strengthens and modernizes existing law, updates negotiating objectives for the 21st century, strengthens consultations with Congress […]

Kornit to show Avalanche DC Pro at CITPE 2015 – Textile News United States Of America

2015/06 02 15:06

At this year’s CITPE Show in Guangzhou in China, Kornit Digital, a manufacturer of digital textile printing machines will be showcasing two models of its Avalanche digital textile printing technologies. The highlight at Kornit’s booth T-002 will be the Avalanche DC Pro which is the only digital system designed for one-step discharge and has full […]

Cone Denim’s Jiaxing plant gets Okeo-Tex certification – Textile News United States Of America

2015/06 02 15:06

Cone Denim of the US, a global leader in denim authenticity and innovation has announced that its Cone Denim Jiaxing (CDJ) facility has received Oeko-Tex Standard 100 certification on selected denim products. Located in China’s Zhejiang Province, the CDJ facility is a state-of-the-art vertically integrated denim fabric operation known for its performance and premium denims, […]

Developers of Crypton fabric bag JVS Business award – Textile News United States Of America

2015/06 02 15:06

Randy and Craig Rubin, developers of stain proof upholstery fabric ‘Crypton’, will receive the JVS Business Leadership Award on June 11. “The Rubins won the award for developing a stylish and stain-proof upholstery fabric for restaurants, hotels, hospitals and other public spaces,” a press release from JVS Business informed. “Crypton began as a solution to […]

Outdoor to see Hobbs Bonded Fibers nonwoven wool ‘RamTect’

2014/07 31 14:07

  Hobbs Bonded Fibers introduced RamTect, a non-woven 100 percent wool, made in America insulation for outdoor winter clothing. At OR Summer Market, Hobbs will up the ante in the insulation game by introducing RamTect Thin, a lighter, thinner version of RamTect for summer-weight insulation. RamTect Thin is only 1/8 inch thick and is naturally […]

Woodfield Mall adds six new apparel & retail outlets

2014/07 11 12:07

Woodfield Mall, one of the largest shopping destinations in the United States, is celebrating the grand opening of six new retailers this summer, adding to the center’s unmatched selection of stores. Recently, Woodfield Mall enhanced its popular mix of nearly 300 stores with the opening of new and first-in-market retailers including: lululemon athletica, Arhaus, Camille […]

Acme to show agricultural fabric innovations at Cultivate

2014/07 05 15:07

The Acme Group of Companies will be showing their agricultural wares at the Cultivate 2014 Show in Columbus Ohio, July 12 – 15, 2014. “We have expanded our agricultural fabrics line substantially, and our offerings to this important market fill some interesting niches.” Stated Matt Utley, Chief Revenue Office of the Acme Group. “Our forward […]

Momentive releases Sustainability Report 2013

2014/07 05 15:07

Momentive Specialty Chemicals Inc. and Momentive Performance Materials Inc. announced the joint publication of their sustainability report entitled, “Sustainability: 2013.” The report can be found in the sustainability section of the Momentive website. The report highlights a number of operational and environmental improvements as a result of Momentive’s sustainability initiatives. For example, the number of […]

INVISTA creates new brand strategy for Lycra fibe

2014/07 04 12:07

INVISTA, owner of the LYCRA fiber brand and one of the world’s largest integrated producers of fibers and polymers, announces a new brand strategy for its LYCRA fiber. The initiative encompasses an engaging brand positioning, brand architecture and the “LYCRA MOVES YOU” consumer message in an exciting evolution of the LYCRA fiber brand. “Everything we […]