Tallayne to acquire Nufabrx from Textile-Based Delivery Inc.

August 14, 2023

Tallayne, in collaboration with Textile-Based Delivery, Inc., announces an agreement to acquire the renowned Nufabrx brand and its retail business unit. This strategic move marks a significant step towards an accelerated expansion of product accessibility across North America and key international markets. Tallayne’s planned acquisition of Nufabrx underscores a commitment to amplify the brand’s already […]

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Dr. Sanjay Patel joins Navis TubeTex

August 10, 2023

Navis TubeTex, a provider of dyeing, finishing, and coating solutions, dedicated to providing cutting edge sustainability solutions, announces the appointment of Dr. Sanjay Patel. In his new role, Dr. Patel will lead the chemical applications product line, further strengthening the company’s commitment to providing the leading sustainable chemical finishing solutions. Dr. Patel brings with him […]

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MycoWorks to open world’s first commercial-scale Fine Mycelium plant

August 7, 2023

A new mushroom-based leather is developed by harvesting engineered mycelium cells to mimic the look and feel of traditional animal-based leather. Photo: MycoWorks. Biomaterials technology company MycoWorks announced the opening date of the world’s-first commercial-scale Fine Mycelium production plant. Set to begin operating on September 20, 2023, the 136,000 square foot factory will employ more […]

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Fire-Dex donates vital gear to VT flood relief efforts

August 4, 2023

In the wake of the recent devastating floods that have struck the state of Vermont, Fire-Dex is reaffirming its commitment to supporting communities in times of crisis by donating high-quality firefighting boots and specialized rescue gloves to emergency responders and volunteers on the ground. “These flash floods have caused significant damage to homes, infrastructure and […]

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President Biden signs “Invent it here, make it here” executive order 

August 2, 2023

President Joe Biden has signed an executive order while visiting Maine on Friday to encourage companies to manufacture new inventions in the United States. Biden landed in Maine for the first time since taking office, packaging his signing of the executive order with a speech at a textile factory in Auburn and a fundraiser in Freeport. The […]

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Moss promotes Joe Wilush to director of sales and account management

August 1, 2023

Moss Inc., a leading provider of high-quality graphics and tension fabric structures, is pleased to announce the promotion of Joe Wilush to the position of Director of Sales and Account Management. In his new role, Wilush will assume leadership of a dedicated team of account managers responsible for selling and overseeing projects that serve Moss’ […]

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Better Cotton & Cotton Egypt Association forge strategic partnership

July 24, 2023

Better Cotton, the world’s largest cotton sustainability initiative, and Cotton Egypt Association (CEA), the organization responsible for promoting and protecting Egyptian cotton worldwide, have announced a new strategic partnership to expand the Better Cotton program in Egypt. The program was first launched in 2020 by the Egyptian Cotton Project, implemented by the United Nations Industrial […]

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Better Cotton signs UNECE pledge for traceability, transparency

July 14, 2023

Better Cotton, the world’s largest cotton sustainability initiative, has signed the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) Sustainability Pledge ahead of the launch of its Traceability Solution at the end of 2023. The Sustainability Pledge is an open-source suite of policy recommendations, guidelines and standards that enable industry actors to authenticate their sustainability claims. […]

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NRF: Imports building toward August peak 

July 11, 2023

Imports cargo volume at the nation’s major container ports is expected to climb toward an August peak this summer, according to the Global Port Tracker report released by the National Retail Federation and Hackett Associates. But even though a tentative contract agreement has been reached at West Coast ports, retailers are closely following labor disputes […]

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MAS Holdings invests in HeiQ AeoniQ

July 10, 2023

HeiQ AeoniQ™ has been commercialized by Hugo Boss. Photo: Hugo Boss MAS Holdings, a global apparel & textile manufacturing and tech conglomerate, headquartered in Sri Lanka with a global footprint across 16 countries, secures a stake in HeiQ AeoniQ™ as part of its Plan for Change initiative to support the development of next-generation cellulosic filament […]

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AFFOA Partners with National Family, Consumer Sciences Education leaders

June 30, 2023

The Advanced Functional Fabrics of America (AFFOA) Manufacturing Innovation Institute is partnering with the leadership of Family and Consumer Sciences (FCS) programs across the United States to ensure that the FCS textile curriculum is recognized as a valuable entry point to STEM-based careers in advanced functional fabrics. AFFOA's Education and Workforce Development (EWD) Team envisions a world […]

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Kodak opens Textile Test Facility

June 29, 2023

Kodak announces the opening of its Textile Test Facility which will provide a comprehensive range of testing services to textile developers, manufacturers and academic institutions to assess specific properties and performance attributes of fabrics. The offering leverages Kodak's infrastructure and expertise in advanced materials and chemicals and is an extension of the company's recent initiative […]

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Lectra joins the United Nations Global Compact

June 28, 2023

Lectra supports the transformation of fashion, automotive and furniture companies by providing them with technological solutions that accelerate their transition to a more efficient and more sustainable Industry 4.0. In February, as part of the launch of its new roadmap, Lectra confirmed the importance of CSR in its strategy and presented its new priority measures […]

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Data, legislation, climate crisis in focus at Better Cotton Conference

June 27, 2023

Better Cotton has concluded its annual conference, which was held from 21-22 June in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. The in-person and online event attracted more than 350 industry stakeholders from 38 countries around the world, and explored four key themes: Climate Action, Sustainable Livelihoods, Data & Traceability, and Regenerative Agriculture. On the opening day, following a […]

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Pulcra Chemicals, Inditex develop Sustineri Coloring

June 22, 2023

Pulcra Chemicals and Inditex developed Sustineri Coloring, a combined pretreatment and dyeing process for cotton and polyester/cotton resulting in water, time and energy savings. This process is the result of a joint research between Pulcra Chemicals and Inditex with the goal to mitigate the impact of standard dyeing processes and to reduce the use of […]

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