On the Cover:
Many fiber companies use fabric libraries, color and trend forecasts and product development to assist cusotmers in designing and developing their own products.
Cooking Up Uses For Fluorocarbons
PTFE continues to fuel technical textile developments all a tribute to Roy Plunkett's serendipitous discovery.
Rethinking The US Textile Industry
Executive Forum: Allen E. Gant Jr.
From The Editor
Business & Financial
Quality Fabric Of The Month
Dyneema® NM22 spun HPPE yarn offers significantly improved cut resistance and comfort for protective clothing applications.
A Polyester Saga Geography And All
Polyester continues to dominate the man-made fiber arena, with production in China and India increasing.
Knitting / Apparel
Fiber's Shifting Focus
Part two of a series addressing the shifting focus of fiber companies including color and trend forecasts