• Published On: April 16, 2024

    The American Association of Textile Chemists and Colorists (AATCC) announced the addition of a new local section in Pakistan. Pakistan is globally recognized for its rich textile heritage along with its modern presence as an international textile production hub. The founding of the AATCC Pakistan section is a commitment to empower an innovative, informed, and [...]

  • Published On: April 12, 2024

    Eastman announced that its second U.S. molecular recycling project has been selected by the Department of Energy (DOE) to begin award negotiations for up to $375 million in Bipartisan Infrastructure Law and Inflation Reduction Act funding as part of the Industrial Demonstrations Program. The DOE announcement led to Eastman announcing the intent to build a [...]

  • Published On: April 11, 2024

    Traube Awning, an awnings and shade provider based in Hartford, Ill., announced its return to family ownership after a 10-year hiatus with Steve Traube, a third-generation descendant of the founding family acquiring the company. Traube announced the partnership with Scott Clifford who will bring his experience in finance and operations as a former CFO of [...]

  • Published On: April 9, 2024

    Leigh Fibers, headquartered in Wellford, S.C., announced that it has purchased the operating assets of Martex Fiber and rebranded the business as Revive Fiber. Leigh Fibers and Revive Fiber will operate as separate but related sister companies under joint management as the largest textile recycler in North America. With multiple production facilities in South Carolina [...]

  • Published On: April 5, 2024

    Lectra, supplier of technology solutions accelerating the transition to Industry 4.0 for the fashion, automotive and furniture industries, announces the appointment of Antonella Capelli as president of the Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region, effective May 1, 2024. Already a member of the executive committee since January 1, 2024, Capelli takes over from Fabio [...]

  • Published On: April 4, 2024

    Glen Raven hosted U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) Ambassador Katherine Tai at its headquarters in Burlington, N.C. on March 22. Ambassador Tai’s visit coincided with USTR’s Federal Register notice for public input to inform the administration’s development of trade and investment policy initiatives related to a domestic supply chain resilience plan. USTR has highlighted domestic textiles as a [...]


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