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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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09/11/2015 - 09/13/2015

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The Rupp Report: China Looks For More Sustainability
Over the past few years, as China has become one of the biggest consumers of energy and a powerhouse of production, it has increased its ability to damage the environment very badly.
Jürg Rupp, Executive Editor
June 24, 2008

Zagis USA To Build Cotton Processing Facilities In Louisiana
Lacassine, La.-based Zagis USA - a newly formed enterprise between majority owner Grupo Zaga S.A. de C.V., a Mexico-based conglomerate, and several North Carolina textile executives - has begun construction on the first of two new textile mills it will operate in Louisiana to produce cotton sales yarn.
June 24, 2008

Hyosung Opens Creora® Plant In Vietnam, Liaison Office In India
June 24, 2008

Textile Manufacturers See Little Success In US/China Talks
James A. Morrissey, Washington Correspondent
June 24, 2008

Mayer Elected Chairman Of VDMA Textile Machinery Association
Frankfurt-based German Engineering Federation (VDMA) Textile Machinery Association - has named Fritz P. Mayer, managing partner, Karl Mayer Textilmaschinenfabrik GmbH, chairman, to succeed Johann Philipp Dilo, who served as chairman from 2005 until the present.
June 24, 2008

Reliance Industries USA To Establish Operations In North Carolina
Reliance Industries USA will invest $215 million in a manufacturing operation near Kinston, N.C., for the production of polyethylene terephthalate resin used to make specialty polyester yarns and plastic containers.
June 24, 2008

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