On the Cover:
This month's cover model wears an Olga Smooth Benefits camisole made with INVISTA™ Apparel's Lycra® Body Care - a new line of moisturizing stretch fabric embedded with microencapsulated aloe bubbles that burst as the fabric stretches.
Sewn Products Affair
The Spring edition of Material World boasted record exhibitor participation as well as attendance gains.
Modern Web Forming
Dilo continues to update crosslapping and carding technology.
Bridging The Polymer Gap
Engineering polymers take technical fabrics to new levels.
China remains in the textile spotlight as ShanghaiTex returns in June.
Peach State Labs' Sartech environmentally friendly surface coating finds uses across a wide range of applications.
From The Editor
Business & Financial
Quality Fabric Of The Month
Accent On Silk
Universal Fiber Systems' SilkWorks offers carpet manufacturers a new yarn that has the appearance of fine silk or wool.
A Fiber Trilogy
Textile World takes a look at three textile market segments and their reactions to today's import/export environment.
Dyeing Printing & Finishing
Knitting / Apparel
Spotlight On Stretch
Fiber and fabric companies keep an eye on consumer demands as they develop the latest in stretch fabrics.
The Fashion Of Fiber
Fiber companies use fashion presentations as effective marekting tools to update mills and consumers on coming trends.
BodyTeq Apparel offers garments made with Hydroweave fabric to keep wearers cool and comfortable.