Textile World ’s 2010 economic forecast predicts the U.S. textile and apparel industries will see continuing improvements in bottom-line performance over the coming year.
The Canadian Olympic freestyle ski team uniforms feature Columbia Sportswear Co.'s new Omni-Heat™ Thermal technology.
Pictured: Team member Kristi Richards
Photographed by Mike Ridewood
April Online Issue:
Textile World's exclusive online April issue includes features on the STA's Winter Technical Conference and E-textiles for wearability.
In 2009, more than 2 million TEUs of textile-related imports and exports valued at more than $175 billion passed through US water ports.
Photograph courtesy of iStock photo.
Shown here are magnified cross sections of islands-in-the-sea type bicomponent fibers. The blue polymer sea is dissolved away, leaving white islands of polypropylene and polyethylene microfilaments and a single high-denier snowflake center.
Fiber image courtesy of Hills Inc.
The porte-cochère at the main entrance of the Lone Butte Casino at Gila River in Chandler, Ariz., designed by FabriTec Structures, Dallas, won an International Achievement Award at IFAI Expo 2009.
Photograph courtesy of Ed Taube/FabriTec Structures.
Shaw Contract Group's Shadows broadloom and carpet tile collection is made with Shaw's Eco Solution Q® recycled-content nylon 6 face fiber and EcoWorx® polyolefin thermoplastic backing.
Photograph courtesy of Shaw Industries Group Inc.