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09/11/2015 - 09/13/2015

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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

Rapidly Changing Textiles A Double-Eged Sword
March 1, 2002

Dr Thomas J Malone Addresses The 10th Annual National Textile Center Forum
March 1, 2002

Former Burlington Executive Named To International Trade Post
James C. Leonard, former manager of economic analysis and director of government relations for Burlington Industries, has been named deputy Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Textiles, Apparel and Consumer Products. In that post, which has been vacant for more than a year, Leonard will be an adviser to the secretary of commerce on textile and apparel trade issues. He also will serve as chairman of the Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements, which administers the governments textile import quota program. The Commerce Department post and that of Special Textile Negotiator are the two of the most important federal government positions involving the textile and apparel industries and importers. The job of Special Textile Negotiator was recently filled by David Spooner, former legislative director for Rep. Sue Myrick (R-NC). Both Spooner and Leonard have considerable experience in dealing with textile international t
March 1, 2002

Techtextil Industry Hotspot
Janet Bealer Rodie, Assistant Editor
March 1, 2002