On the Cover:
Burnsville, N.C.-based Glen Raven Technical Fabrics LLC, a Techtextil NA exhibitor, develops a
variety of fabrics to meet the demands of harsh outdoor environments.
Atlanta exhibition and symposium will offer a comprehensive look at technical textiles today.
ITMA 2003 Nonwovens Technology
At ITMA 2003, the ever-growing nonwovens sector presented the latest technological developments and machinery.
ITMA 2003 Weaving Technology
Technological advances in weaving and weaving preparation machinery continue.
EXINTEX 2004 welcomes the global textile community to Puebla, Mexico, the cradle of textiles in Latin America.
ITMA 2003 Knitting Technology
ITMA 2003 introduced new fabrics and technologies to the knitting sector.
Uster Launches Company, Places HVI Units In China
Cone Mills Receives Financing, WL Ross Submits Winning Bid
Gurit-Heberlein Group Acquires Electrotex AG
Finlane Group Reorganizes
Gildan, Frontier Form Venture
WestPoint Stevens Realigns Capacity
Bayer Fibers Group Separates, Takes Dorlastan® Name
Management, Meriturn Acquire Johnston Businesses
Milliken Ranks As 16th-Best Employer
Solutia Seeks Chapter 11 Relief
Ex-Im Bank Raises Malden Mills Loan Commitment To 35 Million
From The Editor
Textile Platform Emerges
Business & Financial
A Look At Early 2004
Lessons Not Learned
Quality Fabric Of The Month
Shieldex® Nora Dell Nickel-Copper-Silver fabric provides state-of-the-art shielding against noise generated by electromagnetic and radio frequency interference.
Nonwovens / Technical Textiles
AccuWeb's IR Edge Detector Guides Nonwovens Mesh
PGI Installs Reico III In Mexico, Builds In Shanghai
Dilo Achieves Sales Success
Fi-Tech Named Fleissner GmbH Representative
BBA Division Changes Name, Relocates, Introduces Product
Batson To Represent Cavitec Coating Laminating Systems
Bonino Carding Machines Forms New Division
NSC Launches Thibeau Card
Cooley Engineers PVC-Free Medical Membrane Compound
Victory Plastics Reopens
The use of directed water jets has accelerated with the continued development of nonwoven spunlacing technologies and woven fabric hydroenhancement finishing techniques.
Dyeing Printing & Finishing
Monforts Introduces Thermex 6500
Avecia Provides Purista™ Finish To Ankur Textiles
DyStar To Acquire Yorkshire Americas Dye Business
Lawer Systems Eliminate Handling Of Chemicals
Xetma Installs Finishing Systems In Brazil, Germany
Master Supplies Dye Range To Greek Denim Producer
Wacker Chemical, Brenntag Enter Into Partnership
Knitting / Apparel
High-Speed Lace Machine Gives Lingerie New Effects
Consoltex Develops New Fabrics
Maidenform Chooses WebPDM Solution
Glen Raven Knit Fabrics Achieves Star Certification
More On Color & Fiber Services
Company color forecasts and new fiber presentations are communication resources in the apparel-to-retail supply chain.
Acme-McCrary To Purchase Certain Phantom Assets
DigiEye Selects SDL Atlas As Global Distributor
Lectra Acquires Madrid-Based CAD/CAM Supplier
EBridge Provides ScheduleFLEX To Tex-Tenn
STR Expands Testing Facilities In China
American Roller Purchases Plasma Coatings
Textube Becomes Creform Corp.
Wilmark To Represent Gessner
Mahlo Upgrades Automation Solutions
Cognex Presents Sensor Software Frame Grabber
Lazor Blade Removes Man-Made Yarns, Fiber Laps
X-Rite Offers VeriColor™ For Assembly Sorting Functions
Glenro Introduces Infrared Conveyor Oven For Products Up To 65 Inches Wide
Washington Outlook Archive
Controversy Surrounds Central American Pact