On the Cover:
Phase change materials found in today's consumer products originally were developed for use in
space suits and gloves to protect astronauts from extreme temperature fluctuations while performing
extravehicular activities in space.
Phase Change Materials
From original applications in space suits and gloves, phase change materials are finding their way into consumer products.
SMIT: Back To Its Roots
Italian weaving machine producer offers innovative approach, productive results.
Triennial engineered fabrics exposition and conference expands to include technical textiles.
Weaving At ShanghaiTex
Weaving machine manufacturers held special events, displayed latest-generation machines at ShanghaiTex 2003.
ITMA 2003 Dyeing, Printing & Finishing Technology
ITMA 2003 presented developments in dyeing, printing and finishing technologies including dyes and chemicals.
Selling Our Future
Executive Forum: George Shuster
Promatech Receives Albini Contract
Karl Mayer Develops SMR-B Sizing Machine
Galey & Lord Emerges From Chapter 11, Names Heldrich To Lead
Picanol Garners Orders From Companies In Russia
NCC Targets Farm Program, Trade
World Textile Output Stocks Down In Q3 2003
Bekaert Advanced Coatings Introduces Rapier Coating
Tessival Selects Benninger Warping Sizing Equipment
DOC Promotes US Textile Makers At Heimtextil
From The Editor
Manufacturing's Dilemma Just A Footnote
Business & Financial
Price Sluggishness Persists
Mills Running Full, Prices Still Tight
Quality Fabric Of The Month
Sewfree® VOC-free elastic adhesive film eliminates stitched seams and enables cutting-edge design in technical outerwear.
Inventa-Fischer Supplies Plant To Taiwan-Based Firm
AF & Y Signs Distribution Agreement Sells Yarns
DAK Introduces DelCron HydroPur
FIT Licenses Cargill Dow's INGEO™ Technology
Increasing Hemisphere-Based Trade
The United States must weigh the pros and cons of extending free trade to South America.
Honeywell Increases DSP Production
Perry Ellis Picks DOW XLA™ Fiber For Menswear
Dyeing Printing & Finishing
Ciba, Milliken Products Achieve Oeko-Tex Standard
AATCC Approves Standard Liquid Laundry Detergent
Sun Chemical Upgrades BPM Solution
Tri-Tex Opens North Carolina Facility
BASF Unveils Pigments Softeners
Knitting / Apparel
INVISTA™ Introduces Knitwear Trends For Spring 2005
Under Armour® To Provide Terrapins Uniforms
Spring 2005 Forecast Is Sunny
Spring 2005 fabric shows in New York City highlighted color and prints.
Haggar Womenswear Unit Moves, Changes Name
Gildan Expands Offshore Operations
Adhesives Research Opens Singapore Technical Center
Taconic Acquires Wildcat Assets
Techmer, Eastern Rainbow Team Up
Badger Plug Expands Recycling Division
Fasnap® Acquires SnapFast®
Air Products Donates Technology To UC Davis
ADMET™ Unveils Gauge Buster Toughness Meter
ProSim Simulates Jacquard Embroidery Punch Cards
Interpolymer Offers Low-pH Agents For Carpet Cleaning
Lyssy Tester Works In Controlled Environment
Research Updates LineIR® Unveils PanelIR® Heaters
Washington Outlook Archive
US Seeks Renewal Of Trade Talks