Textiles

Cotton

Textiles

Cotton Prices Hinge on Issues From the Dollar to China’s Economy

A lack of exportable supplies in Central Asia and West Africa coupled with India’s reduced exports is helping to support current prices.

clock February 13, 2017Arthur Friedman

Lenzing

Textiles

Lenzing Creates Refibra Fiber With Recycled Cotton

Refibra is the first cellulose fiber featuring recycled material on a commercial scale and was launched Tuesday at Première Vision in Paris.

clock February 7, 2017Arthur Friedman

Textiles

Barry Clarke Named Chair of Better Cotton Initiative

Clarke, who was vice chair of the BCI Council, succeeds Susi Proudman, who has stepped down to concentrate efforts on her new role at Nike Inc.

clock February 7, 2017Arthur Friedman

Milano Unica

Textiles

Italian Fabrics Firms Still Banking on U.S.

Milano Unica introduced its new B2B platform at the event called MU365.

clock February 6, 2017Sofia Celeste

Textiles

Gore Fabrics Establishes Environmental Goals for 2020

By the end of 2020, Gore Fabrics will eliminate PFCs from its consumer laminate shipments corresponding to about 85 percent of units sold.

clock February 6, 2017Arthur Friedman

HYDRO_BOT

Textiles

Textile Firms Combine for Moisture Management Technology

HYDRO_BOT is aimed at transporting moisture to match human sweat rates in various climates, conditions and activity levels.

clock February 6, 2017Arthur Friedman

Boble Biomaterials

Textiles

Circuitex Technology Advances Design Flexibility in Smart Apparel

Circuitex is made by permanently bonding pure silver – nature’s most conductive element – to the surface of a textile fiber or fabric.

clock February 6, 2017Arthur Friedman

Ramblers Way

Textiles

Ramblers Way Opening Third Store as Expansion Continues

The street location will carry casual looks for men and women in the company’s signature Rambouillet merino wool and premium pima cotton.

clock February 2, 2017Arthur Friedman

Textiles

Textile Holding Company Imprima Formed, Makes Acquisitions

Imprima has acquired 100 percent of the German finishing and textile printing company KBC and Italian printed-fabric firm Guarisco.

clock February 2, 2017Arthur Friedman

WoolVisions

Textiles

CoolVisions Introduces WoolVisions Blended Fabric

WoolVisions fabrics blend merino wool with polypropylene, a lightweight fiber known for its dry insulating qualities.

clock February 1, 2017Arthur Friedman

Pitti Filati

Textiles

Pitti Filati Firms Look to Virtual Presentations

The three-day fair featured digital stations and new paper yarns.

clock January 31, 2017Teresa Potenza

Tencel

Textiles

Lenzing and Jeanologia Team on Laser Tech Study

Under the banner of “Light Sensitive,” Lenzing and Jeanologia have conducted a study to demonstrate the advantages of laser technology using Tencel fabrics.

clock January 30, 2017Arthur Friedman

Thomas Iannacone

Textiles

Setting Sourcing Strategies in the Trump Era

Mixed in with the Trump threats and actions on international trade are the Instant Fashion phenomenon and the continued desire and move toward greater sustainability in the supply chain.

clock January 30, 2017Arthur Friedman

Robert L. Wells

Textiles

Robert L. Wells, Longtime Textile Executive, Dead at 90

Wells was the among the first to bring Loden cloth from Austria into the U.S. market.

clock January 26, 2017Arthur Friedman

Cordura

Textiles

Cordura to Unveil X.Venture Collexion in Europe

The collection is a co-operative collaboration between Cordura and Artistic Milliners and features Tencel from Lenzing Fibers, and coatings for Swiss manufacturer Schoeller Technologies.

clock January 26, 2017Arthur Friedman

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