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Cover Image

March 2003

On the Cover:
Ken Kunberger (left), president, Burlington WorldWide, North America; and Peter Liu, president, Burlington WorldWide.



Features

Focus: ATMI
ATMI's role in Washington faces times of change.

Members Only
Textile World reviews the missions of a number of associations.

Survival Tactics
Eco-effective design strategies for cost-effective products can help textile manufacturers compete in today's marketplace.

Burlington's Future: Virtually Here
Textile giant rethinks strategies, invests in technology and distribution networks to build its future.

New Identity
FloorTek Expo sets the stage for a renewed focus on the floor covering industry.

Rieter's C 60: Meeting Customers' Needs
New card provides improved efficiency, quality and flexibility.



Textile News

Jakob Müller Institute Celebrates Graduation

Van De Wiele's UCL83 Weaves Patterns And Textures

Cone Mills: 2002 Best Year Since 1994

Sulzer Tessile Renamed SMIT, Will Assume G6300 Production

Hubtex Warp Truck: 30 Years And Still Working

GMAC Merges Credit Businesses, Opens L A Office

Louis P Batson Appointed Zanfrini Representative

Malden Mills Plans Chapter 11 Emergence

Johnston Industries Files For Chapter 11 Protection

Heimtextil Exhibitors Show Color, Diversity In Collections

Bayer Reorganizes Global Business, Sells Organic Pigment Business

Berkshire Hathaway's Plan To Acquire Burlington Quashed



From The Editor

Burlington's Bet



Business & Financial

An Increasingly Murky 2003



Yarn Market

Hope The Marketing People Are Right



Quality Fabric Of The Month

Warmth And Wicking
Wool adds thermal properties to Optimer's dri-release® moisture management in a new fabric collection from United Knitting.



Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

Worthen Industries Develops Lamination Film Adhesive

Lydall Plans $16 Million Expansion

Taconic Celebrates 55th Anniversary

Techtextil Exhibitors Offer Innovations

Nordson Offers Lamination, Elastic Attachment Device

Rieter Integrates Automotive Supplier Saifa-Keller

Western Nonwovens Expands Capacity, Adds Technology



Dyeing Printing & Finishing

Brückner Stenter Supplied To FINITEX

BASF Reaches Settlement, Introduces Products

From Start To Finish
The dyeing, printing and finishing industry focuses on present and future technologies to ensure customer satisfaction.

Bespoke Receives Avondale Order

Aprion Digital, Scitex Vision Combine Businesses



Knitting / Apparel

Jones Apparel Group Consolidates, Rebrands

Gore-Tex® XCR® Ensures Drier Gloves For Skiers

Fresh Produce Named 2003 US Cotton Champion

Warm Spring Forecast
Concurrent New York City fabric shows presented Spring/Summer 2004 trends.

Hyosung's Creora® Fiber Finds Many Applications

DHB Industries Expands Body Armor Production



Supplier Notes

Saurer Posts 2002 Orders, Sales Figures

Uster Technologies Takes Over Zellweger Uster

NAI, SSI Form Neuenhauser Inc.

Rieter Orders Increased In 2002

Gerber Technology Expands In Mexico, Central America

Morrison Sells Ranges In Pakistan



New Products

HSG-O-B Heatcutter Has Rechargeable Battery

Kaeser Expands Sigma Frequency Control Line

Precision AirConvey Unveils TrimPAC™ For Trim Removal

GrayWolf's DirectSense RH Is Pocket PC-Powered

Laser Solutions And Systems Offers New Cutting System



People

March 2003



Bulletin Board

March 2003



Washington Outlook Archive

Industry, Importers Look At Future Trade