Pitti Filati.


Textile Houses Focus on Creativity to Overcome Market’s Uncertainty

Propelled by the increasing cost of raw fibers, yarn makers are opting for innovative blends and treatments to beat the competition.

clock February 5, 2018Sandra Salibian

Pitti Filati.


Sustainability and Natural Fibers to Take Center Stage at Pitti Filati

Yarn makers are approaching the 82nd edition of the Florence-based trade show with a renovated sensibility toward the planet, which inspires sustainable processes, earthy color palettes and multiseasonal features.

clock January 24, 2018Sandra Salibian

Tollegno 1900.


Tollegno 1900 Digitalizes Its Textile Archives

The Italian textile company has digitalized half of its archive, including 800 books of samples and technical charts, plus more than 10,000 wool samples.

clock November 22, 2017Sandra Salibian

Repreve multifilament polyester yarn.


Unifi Sales Tick Up, Profits Stabilize at Start of Fiscal Year

The textile company is looking to amp up its sustainable yarn business.

clock October 23, 2017Kali Hays

Repreve multifilament polyester yarn.


Unifi Sees Sales Increase as Profits Wane

The fiscal year was mixed, but Unifi sees solid growth in its future.

clock July 26, 2017Kali Hays

Repreve multifilament polyester yarn.

Human Resources

Unifi Nabs New CEO From Geneva Watch Group

Kevin Hall is filling a leadership role that’s been vacant for more than a year.

clock May 4, 2017Kali Hays

Jay Hertwig at the Yadkinville Repreve Recycling Center.


Unifi Spins Survival Into Prosperity With Repreve

The Repreve facility in Yadkinville, N.C., is the largest texturized yarn manufacturing plant in the country, with 72 texturing machines.

clock March 27, 2017Arthur Friedman

Spinexpo was held in Shanghai.


SpinExpo Pushes Sustainability as Suppliers Battle Challenges

The three-day fair saw a sharp increase in visitors, although exhibitor numbers dipped.

clock March 2, 2017Nyima Pratten

Pitti Filati


Pitti Filati Firms Look to Virtual Presentations

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

clock January 31, 2017Teresa Potenza

Unifi's Repreve plant.


Repreve Lifts Unifi Results in Second Quarter

Unifi said strong premium value-added performance in Asia and Brazil mostly offset weaker sales in the domestic market.

clock January 25, 2017Arthur Friedman

Unifi's Repreve plant.


Unifi’s Repreve Brand Enters Vietnam

Unifi said this collaboration will open distribution channels for Repreve in a key apparel-producing region.

clock January 9, 2017Arthur Friedman


Huntsman Textile Effects Inks Deal With Bangladesh’s Viyellatex Group

This cooperation allows Viyellatex to further leverage Huntsman’s research and development capabilities, innovation and focus on sustainability.

clock December 9, 2016Arthur Friedman



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