The Chicago Athenaeum Museum of Architecture and Design has presented two Good Design awards to
Interface Inc. The awards recognize international design excellence for
InterflaceFLOR's World Textiles Collection™ and FLOR's Reoriented™ floorcovering solution.
Dalton, Ga.-based Beaulieu of America Inc. has been named the Soft Surface Supplier of the Year by Manchester, N.H.-based Flooring America.
Ken Sherwood, vice president of national accounts for Beaulieu of America, accepts the Supplier of the Year award from Flooring America.
Carlstadt, N.J.-based Pantone LLC has released the Pantone® Fashion Color Report Fall 2012 featuring the top 10 colors for men's and women's fashion for Fall 2012.
Sweden-based Atlas Copco has been named to Corporate Knights' 2012 Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations list.
Florence, Ky.-based Ticona — the engineering polymers business of Dallas-based Celanese Corp. — and Tokyo-based Kureha Corp. are celebrating the 20th anniversary of their joint venture Fortron Industries LLC, which produces Fortron® polyphenylene sulfide at its plant in Wilmington, N.C.
Camira Fabrics Ltd., United Kingdom, has joined the International Interior Design Association as an industry member.
Miami-based Radiation Shield Technologies' Demron® Class 2 Full Body Suit has been certified compliant to the International Organization for Standardization's 8194:1987 Radiation Protection — Clothing for protection against radioactive contamination — Design, selection, testing and use.
Beresford, S.D.-based Sioux Corp. has launched its new website, located at Sioux.com. The company also has announced that all non-explosion-proof Sioux equipment operating at 600 volts AC or lower has been third-party approved to UL508A and CAN/CSA-C22.2 No. 14-10.
Sioux Corp.'s new website
Organic fabric designer Harmony Art, Gualala, Calif., and organic online fabric retailer Organic Cotton Plus, Ridgefield, Conn., have received Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS) certification.
United Kingdom-based Textile Media Services Ltd. has published "China Technical Textiles: key producers and market trends to 2015," by Chen Nan Yang.
"China Technical Textiles: key producers and market trends to 2015," published by Textile Media Services Ltd.
The U.S. Customs and Border Protection's (CBP's) Office of International Trade now offers online editions of the quarterly Textile and Quote Newsletter to provide outreach to CBP and the trade assisting in compliance and uniformity.
Spain-based Valentin Rius Clapers S.A. has launched a YouTube channel.
Ann Arbor, Mich.-based CIMdata has released "The Next Industrial Revolution," a research paper focused on the global industrial machinery market.
The Cashmere and Camel Hair Manufacturers Institute, Boston, has released a brochure to educate consumers on how to choose genuine cashmere apparel. The brochure is available in Chinese, German, English and Italian.
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is seeking public comments on the continuing need for, benefits, costs, and impact of the Wool Product Labeling Rules; as well as how the Commission should modify the rules to implement the Conforming Act. Comments should be submitted with the subject Wool Rules, 16 CFR part 300, Project No. P124201" at https://ftcpublic.commentworks.com/ftc/woolanpr.
Italy-based RadiciGroup has released "RadiciGroup for Sustainability — The Cartoon," a video covering the company's sustainability efforts.