Marcaccio joins Fil-Tec

June 23rd, 2021

John Marcaccio has joined Fil-Tec Inc. as Director of Business Development for the company’s Berry Compliant Program.Marcaccio has a broad range of management experience in product development and design, manufacturing, operations, and sales and marketing. With more than 21 years of experience in manufacturing Berry Amendment Compliant products for the government, he will lead Fil-Tec’s […]

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CNH Industrial to acquire Raven Industries

June 22nd, 2021

U.K.-based CNH Industrial N.V. announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire 100% of the capital stock of Raven Industries Inc., a U.S.-based leader in precision agriculture technology for $58 per share, representing a 33.6% premium to the Raven Industries 4-week volume-weighted average stock price, and $2.1 billion Enterprise Value. The transaction will […]

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Camira launches new brand Camira Knit

June 21st, 2021

Designed by Samuel Wilkinson, manufactured by Zero, and delicately encased in a fabric mesh by Camira Knit, the Haze light is truly a work of art. Photo: Camira Knit. Global textile manufacturer Camira has launched a new brand name for its technical knitting capability: Camira Knit. First established in 2000, Camira’s knitting facility has created […]

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IFAI launches online community CONNECT

June 18th, 2021

Industrial Fabrics Association International (IFAI) has launched CONNECT by IFAI, an online community that will facilitate valuable networking among industry peers and support industry-wide conversations. “One of many things the last year has taught us is the importance of connection and networking. With this in mind, we’re excited to launch our newest IFAI member benefit, CONNECT […]

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Texas Thread Technology acquired by PolySachi Polymers

June 17th, 2021

PolySachi Polymers LLC, Harlingen, Texas, acquired Texas Thread Technology in April. In business for more than 30 years, Texas Thread Technology manufactures mil spec twisted and bonded sewing thread and industrial yarns. PolySachi Polymers is also the parent company of PARI Olefins-Winzen Plant, specializing in technical textile products for the bulk bag industry in Asia […]

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Shawmut Corp. announces new Military & Protective Materials business unit

June 16th, 2021

Photo: Shawmut Corp. Shawmut Corp., West Bridgewater, Mass., has established a Military & Protective Materials business unit that will apply the company’s trademark advanced materials, textile manufacturing and process innovation techniques to produce high-quality, U.S.-made, ultra-high-specification and high-performance technical fabric solutions. The company’s military and protective solutions feature waterproof, windproof, flame-resistant and chemical and biological […]

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Beaver Paper Group appoints Wheeler as TexSewn product manager

June 15th, 2021

Beaver Paper Group of Atlanta, Ga., a manufacturer of sublimation media and TexSewn® cut and sew papers has promoted Allen Wheeler to the new position of TexSewn product manager. Wheeler will be responsible for generating new sales and market opportunities for Beaver Paper’s TexSewn product portfolio, including developing new products and initiatives that will increase […]

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Archroma launches Color Atlas Polyester Library

June 11th, 2021

Archroma has launched its new Color Atlas by Archroma® Polyester Library, with 1,440 colors for sportswear, athleisure, swimwear, children’s clothing, shoes, fashion and home textiles. In 2016, Archroma launched the Color Atlas by Archroma, a unique tool dedicated to providing fashion designers and stylists with off-the-shelf color inspiration for cotton that can be implemented in […]

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AATCC launches call for presentations for Digital Textile Printing Conference

June 10th, 2021

Presentation topics are now being accepted for the December 2021 Digital Textile Printing Conference co-sponsored by AATCC and PRINTING United Alliance. Now in its sixth consecutive year, the conference delivers relevant, cutting edge content. The 2021 conference program will focus on solutions-based topics in the following areas: Global market conditions and economic forecasts for digital […]

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Bioplastic textiles market outlook

June 9th, 2021

According to a report published by an ESOMAR-certified market research and consulting firm, the bioplastic textiles market is anticipated to expand at a CAGR of around 12% over the next ten years. Ensuring long term investments in biorefineries and integration with local agronomical value chain will give a major boost to the bioplastic textiles industry […]

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