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Vietnam Fashion, Fabric & Garment Machinery Expo
11/25/2015 - 11/27/2015

From Farm To Fabric: The Many Faces Of Cotton - The 74th Plenary Meeting of the International Cotton Advisory Committee (ICAC)
12/06/2015 - 12/11/2015

Capstone Course On Nonwoven Product Development
12/07/2015 - 12/11/2015

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November/December 2012

November/December 2012

On the Cover:
GlenGuard® Hi-Vis antistatic mesh fabric for protective workwear apparel is manufactured by Glen Raven Inc.’s Glen Raven Technical Fabrics LLC division, led by President and COO Harold Hill. Photograph courtesy of Glen Raven Technical Fabrics LLC.


Cotton Market: Policy Versus Fundamentals
Tug-of-war hints at range-bound prices heading into 2013.

Jakob Müller's Not-So-Narrow 125 Years
Swiss manufacturer of machinery for the production of narrow fabrics and labels continues to grow.

ExpoProducción Debuts In Mexico
ExpoProducción will present the latest products, services and technologies to suppliers in the apparel, home textiles and technical textiles sectors in Mexico and Central America.

Technical Fabrics: Endless Possibilities
Glen Raven Technical Fabrics President and COO Harold Hill discusses the direction his company is taking, as well as issues impacting its potential success.

Saving Water A Swimming Poolful At A Time
DyeCoo's CO2 polyester dyeing technology and ColorZen's cotton pretreatment technology drastically reduce water and chemical usage in textile wet processing.

Textile News

Tandus Acquired By Tarkett Group

Oerlikon Sells Two Business Units To Jinsheng Group

Indorama To Expand U.S. PET Capacity


U.S.-Colombia FTC Concludes First Meeting

Invista To Expand Plant In Camden, S.C., Add 50 Jobs

Burlington Technologies Joins Forces With Bentex Mills

From The Editor

Bangladesh's Triangle Shirtwaist

Business & Financial

Thoughts On Prices

Yarn Market

Robust Business Continues; Spinners Wary Of Fiscal Cliff

Quality Fabric Of The Month

FR From Nature, Layer By Layer
Intumescent and nanobrick antiflammable layered nanocoatings made using chitosan and other renewable materials provide FR protection for cotton and other textiles and foam.

Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

Medical Textiles: How Smart Do They Have To Be?
Embedding new and novel technologies into textiles or engineered materials provides opportunities for more dynamically active and responsive products.

Mount Vernon Mills Debuts Mount Vernon FR Brand

Vita Nonwovens Management Team Completes Buyout

Rainier Industries Acquires Statesville, N.C., Facility

Graniteville Adds Technical Coating Line

Fiber World

Teijin Eco Circle Selected For Nissan Leaf Interiors

Lenzing Repositions Modal®

Poole Co. Launches EcoSure® Full-Circle, ComFortrel By Poole

Crailar Set To Start Up Pamplico Processing Facility

Kelheim Develops Umberto Specialty Viscose Fiber

Dyeing Printing & Finishing

Aunde Group Selects Goller Sintensa Washing Ranges

UFC Apparel Line Features Sciessent's Agion Active™

Schoeller Spinning Wins Vorarlberg Innovation Award

Kornit Digital Opens Demo Center In Hong Kong

Saffron Invests In Fong's TEC Series Dyeing Machines

Knitting / Apparel

Yarn, Surface Design And Small Orders
Exhibitors at four New York City trade shows presented their offerings for Fall/Winter 2013-14.

Levi's® Debuts WasteLess™ Denim Collection

Polartec Introduces Polartec® Alpha® Insulation

Haggar Eco-Line Marks 14 Million Bottles Recycled

M&S Announces Chemical Commitments

Brooks Brothers Debuts New Tartan, Opens Highland Dress Store

Supplier Notes

James Heal Earns Trade Award, Marks 140th Anniversary

Trützschler Acquires SwissTex Winterthur

Navis TubeTex Reports Sales Of TM-100 In Turkey

New Products

GERBERcutter® GTxL Wide Now Available

Oerlikon Schlafhorst Offers Fancynation For Autocoro 8

SDL Atlas, Tinius Olsen Introduce Horizon Software


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