On the Cover:
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.
Unifi Returns To Profitability
Unifi Inc. President and CEO William L. Jasper talks about the company's turnaround and future plans.
SYFA Presents G3 Fall Conference
The Synthetic Yarn and Fiber Association gathered in Charlotte to discuss topics ranging from sourcing trends to an assessment of the global fiber business.
From Waste To Worth
Recycling programs divert post-industrial and post-consumer waste from landfills and turn them into valuable feedstock for new textile products.
ITMF Meets In Sao Paulo
Annual conference provided forum for discussing issues such as compliance, sustainability and profitability.
Sliding Supplies Lift Cotton Prices
Cotton prices have reached a record high and are likely to remain high over the coming months.
Schoeller Textil's energear™ fabric technology reflects the body's far infrared rays back to the body to enhance performance and wellbeing.
From The Editor
Business & Financial
Nonwovens / Technical Textiles
Nonwovens Industry: Promising Future
DiloGroup's Johann-Philipp Dilo discusses his company, nonwoven product trends and ITMA 2011.
Nanotechnology In Textiles
Ongoing development of nanofiber fabrication, fiber and fabric surface modification, and nanoparticle composite fiber technologies promises to spur development of new commercial products.
Dyeing Printing & Finishing
Knitting / Apparel
Creativity Through The Supply Chain
From yarn to surface design, the emphasis is on innovation.