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The Secret Of Knitting Success
March 31, 2002

Bobbin Americas 2002 Postponed For Repositioning
March 31, 2002

Spotlight On Nonwovens
March 31, 2002

Philadelphia University To Host 2002 IDSA Conference
Industry Leaders and Top Academic Industrial Designers From Across the Northeast to Gather at Philadelphia University PHILADELPHIA, March 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Industrial design professionals, professors, and students from across the Northeast will pour into the City of Brotherly Love on Friday, April 12 to attend the 2002 Northeast Regional District Industrial Designers Society of America (IDSA) Conference. Hosted by Philadelphia University, the conference will open on Friday and run through the evening of Saturday, April 13."Every year the IDSA Conference is a huge success -- a comprehensive smorgasbord of industrial design," says Gotz Unger, director of the Industrial Design Program at Philadelphia University and 2002 IDSA Conference co-chair. "With the latest advances and techniques being presented and explored, projects and products on display, and top industry professionals offering their views and experiences through numerous
March 1, 2002

DFCMA Announces A New Association Name
March 20, 2002 - DALTON, GA. The Board of Directors for the Dalton Floor Covering Market Association (DFCMA), recognizes the need for the association to stay in tune with the changes in the floorcovering industry.  As part of the Associations scope and future expansion, a new name has been adopted, by which it will be known going forward: The American Floorcovering Alliance Inc. (AFA)Bob Kokoszka, DFCMA President, stated "We believe that the new name signifies progress and will reflect the changes in our purpose and direction." The American Floorcovering Alliance, Inc. (AFA) is a not-for-profit, national trade association serving the floorcovering industry. For more information contact the AFA at (800) 288-4101 or (706) 278-4101.
March 1, 2002

PGI In Restructuring Negotiations
March 1, 2002

Peter Dornier Owner Of Lindauer Dornier Passes Away
March 1, 2002

Imports Show First Decline Since 1988
By James Morrissey, Washington CorrespondentReflecting the soft U.S. economy and what many economists describe as a major soft goods recession, textile and apparel imports for the first time since1988 declined last year. U.S. Commerce Department data for 2001, show that textile and apparel imports of 32.8 billion square meter equivalents were down by 0.6 percent from 2000. While the decline was minor, it reflects a reversal of a trend that had seen a steady annual rise of both textile and apparel imports. Of particular significance was a 9 percent drop in apparel imports from Mexico, which in recent years had increasingly been displacing imports from the Far East and Orient, and under terms of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) generally contained U.S. fabric and yarn.Running counter to the overall downward trend, imports from Pakistan, South Korea, Cambodia and Indonesia showed significant increases and near
March 1, 2002

DuPont Forms TextilesandInteriors Subsidiary
March 1, 2002

Prodescos Board Of Directors Announces Launch Of New Company Secant Medical LLC
Prodesco, Inc., founded in 1942 and a leading supplier of highly engineered fabrics for applications in the medical, aerospace, filtration and automotive markets, today announced the formation of a new company SECANT MEDICAL. As a wholly owned subsidiary of Prodesco, Secant Medical will offer its growing base of customers in the medical device and biotechnology industries dedicated resources for the design, development and manufacture of engineered fabric and composite structures. Prodesco will continue to focus on the needs of industrial markets."Prodescos Medical Division has enjoyed significant growth over the past few years and now has an excellent worldwide reputation for supplying component structures for medical implant applications. With the launch of Secant Medical, the company will continue to be the premier developer and supplier of engineered components for use in the demanding and expanding field of Class III implants," sta
March 1, 2002