Indorama Ventures increases capacity in India

May 28th, 2021

Indo Rama Synthetics (India) Ltd., a subsidiary of global petrochemical producer Indorama Ventures Public Co. Ltd., will spend up to US $82 million upgrading equipment and adding capacity at its manufacturing site in Nagpur, India. The capital expenditure plan includes a new PET resin manufacturing facility, additional balancing equipment and a large range of specialty […]

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Alchemie Technology and HeiQ create sustainable textile finishing partnership

May 27th, 2021

Alchemie Technology, a leader in waterless, smart dyeing technology, has announced its partnership with HeiQ, a leader in textile innovation, as it prepares the production rollout of its NOVARATM digital multifunction finishing solution to the global textile market. The partnership combines the expertise of the two innovators: HeiQ in creating some of the most sustainable, […]

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Joey Smith joins MMI Textiles

May 26th, 2021

MMI Textiles, Westlake, Ohio, has hired Joey Smith as director of business development. Smith is a senior-level professional with extensive knowledge of and experience in the textile industry. He has been an employee of Highland Industries Inc. for the last 16 years in sales, business development and procurement roles. His skills and certifications include global […]

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INDA launches updated Nonwoven Material Sampler & Guide

May 25th, 2021

Professionals in nonwovens and engineered materials will now have the latest nonwoven material options at their fingertips with the launch of INDA’s Nonwoven Material Sampler & Guide, a unique educational and technical resource with 124 material samples to touch and compare. Updated, in its sixth edition, the tool presents the latest innovations, processes and types […]

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Textile coatings market forecast

May 24th, 2021

According to Fact.MR, the global textile coatings market is slated to surpass US$ 5 billion, expanding at a steady CAGR of around 4% across the forecast period of 2021 to 2031. Demand is majorly underpinned by extensive uptake in industrial clothing and medical hygiene. Historically, the market accrued impressive gains, and was valued at over […]

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AATCC to host Flammability in Textiles and Polymers event

May 21st, 2021

AATCC will host a two-day Flammability in Textiles and Polymers virtual event June 16-17, 2021. The event will feature industry leaders and academic experts discussing a variety of topics including innovation, research, technology, and challenges in the world of FR and flammability. For more information, visit www.aatcc.org.

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Industrial fabric market outlook

May 20th, 2021

The "Industrial Fabric Market—Growth, Trends, COVID-19 Impact, and Forecasts (2021-2026)" report by ResarchAndMarkets.com forecasts the market for industrial fabric to grow at a CAGR of over 3% during the forecast period. Industrial fabrics are specially designed and engineered products used for challenging and high-performance applications. Industrial fabrics have been in high demand for making automobile interior trim […]

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Archroma releases 2020 sustainability report

May 19th, 2021

Archroma, a global leader in specialty chemicals towards sustainable solutions, has released its Sustainability Report for fiscal year 2020. Prepared in accordance with the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) standards, the report outlines the company’s progress on its priority sustainability topics, such as human health and environmental safety, resource efficiency, sustainable sourcing and product stewardship, as […]

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Schoeller Textil AG hires new sales directors

May 18th, 2021

Schoeller Textil AG, a global textile solutions brand dedicated to innovating technical fabrics and smart textile finishing technologies, has announced that Megan Fulton and Jack McPheron have joined its North America team as sales directors, covering the Western U.S. and parts of Canada. Fulton, based in White Salmon, Wash., will concentrate on customers based in […]

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TSG Finishing, other local textile firms, tackling labor issue head on

May 17th, 2021

By Devin Steele HICKORY, N.C. – Brian Rosenstein, CEO of TSG Finishing and fifth-generation owner to run the 120-year-old company, called his father Jack last week to ask if he remembers a time during his 50-plus-year career with the firm when a dire labor shortage existed. His father answered no, recalled the younger Rosenstein, who joined the […]

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