On the Cover:
Olympic medalist triathlete Michellie Jones wears performance apparel made with Holofiber®, a
proprietary textile developed by Hologenix LLC.
Fabric-Forming Advances At ATME-I 2004
A look at knitting, weaving, nonwovens and specialty equipment developments presented at ATME-I® 2004
Innovations In A Healthy Sector
Medical textiles are found in numerous health-promoting and sometimes life-saving end-products.
AAPN Makes Connections
American Apparel Producers' Network provides a forum for members of the apparel supply chain to network from dirt to shirt.
China's Currency Impact
Yuan revaluation is at the heart of US manufacturing concerns.
IFAI Expo Comes To Steel Town
The industrial fabrics industry presented an array of product developments at Pittsburgh's world-class convention center.
China Textile Safeguard Process Effect
The US textile industry should extend its trade strategy beyond the China textile safeguard and use all available trade remedies.
Honeywell To Sell Performance Fibers Business To Sun Capital Affiliate
Zinser 351, 451 Modular Concepts Offer Flexibility
Uster To Establish Manufacturing In China
Dan River Prepares For Chapter 11 Exit
Suessen, Jingwei Sign Cooperation Agreement
Interface Recognized For Green Initiatives
Crowley Opens Distribution Center In Guatemala
Rieter E 65, E 75 Combers Offer Increased Output
ITG Nets Loan From Bank Of America
Patriarch Completes Galey & Lord Acquisition
Zoltek Receives Financing To Expand Capacity, Cut Debt
NTC, TI Plan Back-To-Back Events
From The Editor
Will They Be A Better Us Than We Are?
Business & Financial
A Mixed Bag
Quality Fabric Of The Month
Cotton Incorporated has developed a process to make super-water-repellent, breathable cotton fabrics that compete with leading branded waterproof products.
Nonwovens / Technical Textiles
Nonwovens In Batteries And Electronic Applications
Battery separators and other electronic applications will likely provide nonwovens with market growth opportunities.
Albis Invests In Neumag AST Technology
A Celli Donates Auto Winder To NCRC
Cooley COOLPRO® Protects Big Canyon Reservoir
BBA Acquires Tenotex
Vinamul Receives Patent For Use Of Acrylic Copolymers
Dyeing Printing & Finishing
New Color Measurement Software From HunterLab Assures Color Quality
EWarna Updates XMatch™ Technology
American Natural, Melatex Agree To Enter Into MOU
Küsters To Deliver Finishing Ranges To China In 2005
DigiFab Releases Pressurized DigiSteam 5000 Steamer
Datacolor Extends Lab Dispenser Product Line
Knitting / Apparel
Tarrant Obtains Factoring Facility, Sells Mexican Assets
ApparelMagic™ Software Offers Web-Based Solutions
Best Manufacturing Acquires Image Apparel Unit
Opulence And Originality For Fall 2005
Soft touches, sparkling surfaces highlight Fall/Winter 2005-06 fabric collections.
Unicraft Debuts Sewtops For Industrial Sewing Machines
Gerber Supplies WebPDM, Hosts Summit And Conference
GrayWolf Obtains Solomat, Air Neotronics Lines
WestPoint Stevens Selects NGC Software
Lauyans Acquires Richards-Wilcox Product Line
PRG Names Simpkins Representative
Vimax To Open SHS Plant In Alabama
Lund Custom-Designs High-Wear Cutting Systems
C-CureEdge™ Belts Suitable For Textile Applications
Electromatic Offers Checkline® LS Linear Strobe
SDL Atlas Unveils Fiber Imaging Analysis System, PillGrade Fabric-Scanning System
Ferber Trucks Use CAN-BUS Technology
Washington Outlook Archive
Industry Gears Up For A Quota-Free World