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Southern Textile Association (STA) Summer Marketing Forum
08/13/2015 - 08/13/2015

2015 Intertextile Shanghai Home Textiles - Autumn Edition
08/26/2015 - 08/28/2015

Irantex, The 21st International Exhibition of Textile Machinery, Raw Materials, Home Textiles, Embroidery Machines & Textile Products
09/04/2015 - 09/07/2015

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Valley Forge Fabrics Receives Best Practice Award From Sustainable Florida
Fort Lauderdale, Fla.-based Valley Forge Fabrics Inc., a supplier of decorative textiles for hospitality applications, has received the Best Practice award in the Large Company Category from Sustainable Florida, a consortium of business, civic and government leaders and organizations dedicated to the furtherance of sustainable economic, environmental and social objectives. Award winners in seven categories were chosen by a jury of nine individuals involved in the sustainability movement.
June 24, 2008

TeXtreme® Wins Fiberrik Competition
TeXtreme® - a spread tow carbon reinforcement fabric manufactured by Sweden-based Oxeon AB, a producer of tow carbon fiber fabrics - recently was named winner of the Fiberrik competition, a Swedish contest for technical textiles innovations.
June 24, 2008

Lectra Upgrades Modaris 3D Fit
Paris-based Lectra, a provider of integrated technology solutions for fashion and soft goods applications, has expanded the simulation capabilities of its Modaris 3D Fit virtual 3D apparel prototyping software.
June 24, 2008

Invista And OSHA Form Partnership
Wichita, Kan.-based Invista - a global integrated fibers and polymers manufacturer - and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) have launched a strategic partnership program in which the companies will work together to strengthen safety and health management systems at seven participating Invista worksites in the United States, including manufacturing facilities in Seaford, Del.; Athens and Dalton, Ga.; La Porte, Orange and Victoria, Texas; and the Applied Research Centre in Newark, Del.
June 24, 2008

DyStar Announces Price Increase
June 24, 2008

DyStar, Sympatex Team With Bluesign®
DyStar Textilfarben GmbH & Co. Deutschland KG - a Germany-based supplier of dyes, auxiliaries and services for the textile industry - and Germany-based Sympatex Technologies GmbH - a manufacturer of high-tech functional systems for apparel, footwear and accessories, including a 100-percent recyclable membrane and Ecocycle SL laminate - have entered into bluesign® system partnerships, thus receiving bluesign certification for all products.
June 24, 2008

APDN Launches Pima, ELS Cotton Authentication Tests
June 24, 2008

BASF Adds MasterFiber™ Reinforcement To Admixtures Offerings
June 24, 2008

Upholstery Fabric Makers Question Federal Standard
The Northern Textile Association (NTA) has sharply criticized a proposed federal flammability standard covering upholstered furniture, charging that the US Consumer Product Safety Commission's (CPSC's) proposal is "arbitrary and capricious" and would severely penalize fabric manufacturers.
James A. Morrissey, Washington Correspondent
June 17, 2008

Team Spirit
Europe is under fever, soccer fever - the 2008 UEFA European Football Championship is underway. Sixteen teams are fighting for the cup to be the best national team in Europe.
Jürg Rupp, Executive Editor
June 17, 2008