Visual 2000 International Inc., Montreal, has launched the Visual 2000 E-Learning Program, a twice-monthly webinar offered to its global apparel and fashion industry clientele.
The Textile Rental Services Association of America (TRSA), Alexandria, Va., has launched the Clean Green certification program recognizing companies that meet TRSA water and energy conservation requirements and best management standards for reusing, reclaiming and recycling materials.
Clariant International Ltd., Switzerland, has been awarded the EU Ecolabel in recognition of the sustainability benefits of its Advanced Denim process.
DyStar, Singapore, has joined the United Nations Global Compact strategic policy initiative to support human rights, labor, environmental and anti-corruption principles.
Aurora Specialty Textiles Group Inc., Aurora, Ill., has received the SGIA Sustainability Recognition Award from The Specialty Graphic Imaging Association (SGIA), Fairfax, Va., for the second year in a row.
Miroglio Textile S.r.l., Italy, has debuted Metri d'Arte, a collection of fabrics designed by artists Stefano Arienti, Massimo Caccia and Maggie Cardelús for Spring/Summer 2013.
Madeira USA, Laconia, N.H., is offering the first four in a series of collectible recipe cards on running specialty threads.
Miami-based Radiation Shield Technologies' Demron® fabric has been granted Chinese Patent No. 03824108.0.
Glen Raven, N.C.-based Glen Raven Custom Fabric's Sunbrella® contract filling-face twill and plain-weave canvas fabrics have been certified by NSF International, Ann Arbor, Mich., to comply with the NSF/ANSI 336-2011 Silver level Sustainable Assessment for Commercial Furnishings Fabrics standard.
Glen Raven's Sunbrella® contract filling-face twill
The San Francisco-based Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute is now a member of The Sustainability Consortium, Tempe, Ariz.
Gildan Activewear Inc., Montreal, has signed a multi-year agreement to be an official national sponsor of Triple-A Baseball.