On the Cover:
Ken Kunberger (left), president, Burlington WorldWide, North America; and Peter Liu, president,
ATMI's role in Washington faces times of change.
Textile World reviews the missions of a number of associations.
Eco-effective design strategies for cost-effective products can help textile manufacturers compete in today's marketplace.
Burlington's Future: Virtually Here
Textile giant rethinks strategies, invests in technology and distribution networks to build its future.
FloorTek Expo sets the stage for a renewed focus on the floor covering industry.
Rieter's C 60: Meeting Customers' Needs
New card provides improved efficiency, quality and flexibility.
Jakob Müller Institute Celebrates Graduation
Van De Wiele's UCL83 Weaves Patterns And Textures
Cone Mills: 2002 Best Year Since 1994
Sulzer Tessile Renamed SMIT, Will Assume G6300 Production
Hubtex Warp Truck: 30 Years And Still Working
GMAC Merges Credit Businesses, Opens L A Office
Louis P Batson Appointed Zanfrini Representative
Malden Mills Plans Chapter 11 Emergence
Johnston Industries Files For Chapter 11 Protection
Heimtextil Exhibitors Show Color, Diversity In Collections
Bayer Reorganizes Global Business, Sells Organic Pigment Business
Berkshire Hathaway's Plan To Acquire Burlington Quashed
From The Editor
Business & Financial
An Increasingly Murky 2003
Hope The Marketing People Are Right
Quality Fabric Of The Month
Warmth And Wicking
Wool adds thermal properties to Optimer's dri-release® moisture management in a new fabric collection from United Knitting.
Nonwovens / Technical Textiles
Worthen Industries Develops Lamination Film Adhesive
Lydall Plans $16 Million Expansion
Taconic Celebrates 55th Anniversary
Techtextil Exhibitors Offer Innovations
Nordson Offers Lamination, Elastic Attachment Device
Rieter Integrates Automotive Supplier Saifa-Keller
Western Nonwovens Expands Capacity, Adds Technology
Dyeing Printing & Finishing
Brückner Stenter Supplied To FINITEX
BASF Reaches Settlement, Introduces Products
From Start To Finish
The dyeing, printing and finishing industry focuses on present and future technologies to ensure customer satisfaction.
Bespoke Receives Avondale Order
Aprion Digital, Scitex Vision Combine Businesses
Knitting / Apparel
Jones Apparel Group Consolidates, Rebrands
Gore-Tex® XCR® Ensures Drier Gloves For Skiers
Fresh Produce Named 2003 US Cotton Champion
Warm Spring Forecast
Concurrent New York City fabric shows presented Spring/Summer 2004 trends.
Hyosung's Creora® Fiber Finds Many Applications
DHB Industries Expands Body Armor Production
Saurer Posts 2002 Orders, Sales Figures
Uster Technologies Takes Over Zellweger Uster
NAI, SSI Form Neuenhauser Inc.
Rieter Orders Increased In 2002
Gerber Technology Expands In Mexico, Central America
Morrison Sells Ranges In Pakistan
HSG-O-B Heatcutter Has Rechargeable Battery
Kaeser Expands Sigma Frequency Control Line
Precision AirConvey Unveils TrimPAC™ For Trim Removal
GrayWolf's DirectSense RH Is Pocket PC-Powered
Laser Solutions And Systems Offers New Cutting System
Washington Outlook Archive
Industry, Importers Look At Future Trade