On the Cover:
Denim North America's premium fabrics include the TENCEL®/cotton/LYCRA® blend featured in the jeans shown here.
U.S. Textiles: Investments Abound
The U.S. textile industry is experiencing an impressive turnaround, investing multi-billions of dollars and creating several thousand jobs.
Shanghai Highlights Innovations
The upcoming edition of ITMA Asia + CITME invites the global industry to view the latest textile machinery and innovations.
Atlanta Hosts Textile Industry Trifecta
Techtextil North America 2014, Texprocess Americas and JEC Americas 2014 present the technical textile, traditional textile, sewn products and equipment, and composites industries in one location.
Online Lab Equipment For Spinning Mills
Loepfe's LabPack quality assurance system is linked online with the spinning production process.
From The Editor
Business & Financial
Quality Fabric Of The Month
Spectral At The Core
Denim North America's Spring 2015 "Hang Out on Clouds" collection includes Spectrum Core, a fabric whose prismatic warp colors are revealed as the indigo overdye is washed or bleached out.
Nonwovens / Technical Textiles
3-D Woven Composites: A Novel Application
The U.S. Army's use of advanced composites saves weight in a newly designed mortar weapon system.
Knitting / Apparel
Spring '15 Sees Refinement
Fabrics will be soft, light and misted.