On the Cover:
This cap sleeve turtleneck is made by three dots in partnership with Buhler Quality Yarns Corp. Photograph courtesy of Geoff Moore, geoffmoorestudio.com.
Textile Jewels Made Of Alpine Silk
Camenzind + Co. AG produces high-quality silk and silk-blend yarns using a mix of new, older and specially designed machinery.
The Value Of Human Capital
MVT® combines brainstorming and data tools to find quick, cost-effective solutions to improve plant efficiencies and profitability.
Colombiatex de las Américas drew a number of U.S. textile manufacturers and suppliers seeking opportunities in the Colombian market.
Fabric Sourcing Mecca
Fabric sourcing show Texworld USA returns to the Javits Center for the second time this year.
From The Editor
Business & Financial
The TPP - High Stakes For U.S. Textiles
NCTO Chairman Bill Jasper issues a call to arms, urging U.S. textile leaders to be fully engaged in Washington to ensure industry interests are protected.
OVC Prepares For Changing Military Needs
OVC Chairman and President J.C. Egnew discusses his company's position as a military shelter supplier and the potential impact of planned military spending cuts.
Quality Fabric Of The Month
Protection + Performance
Swiftwick's Made-in-USA Cut-Resistant Hockey Sock is designed to protect the Achilles tendon while delivering desired comfort and other performance properties.
Nonwovens / Technical Textiles
The Filter Factor
Synthetic nonwoven media provides for a balanced approach to air filtration, and mechano-electret filtration technology is key to optimum efficiency throughout filter life.
Dyeing Printing & Finishing
Knitting / Apparel
Looking Ahead To Spring/Summer '14
Textile World looks at new fabrics, new knitting machinery and T-shirts made using eco-friendly dyeing and printing processes.