On the Cover:
Left to right: Liam Waters, head of marketing and design, Culp Decorative Fabrics Division; Paula Hoyas, director of upholstery merchandising, La-Z-Boy Inc.; and James T. Morelli, executive vice president, American Fibers & Yarns Co.
WIX Filters Enter The Industrial Hydraulic Market
Industrial hydraulic applications add to WIX's range of filters.
ACIMIT Looks To Asia
Strong business in Asia gives Italian machinery manufacturers hope.
Shaw Living: Branding Soft Floor Coverings
Shaw Industries continues to build Shaw Living as the US leader in rugs for the home.
ATME-I 2004: Smaller But Worthwhile
Textile World looks at yarn and fiber; dyeing, printing and finishing; and quality control and monitoring developments at ATME-I® 2004.
From Fiber To Market
American Fibers & Yarns develops specialty yarns in collaboration with its downstream customers.
AFA Sets Sights On FloorTek 2005
The American Floorcovering Alliance strives to market industry members' services to the world.
Lenzing's recent takeover of Tencel brings product diversity.
Latex-Free Tufted Carpets
Fleissner's AquaJet spunlace system may be used in a new process to bond carpet backings.
Gateway To Textiles
The seventh edition of India-ITME will offer visitors a modern-day bazaar of textile spinning, weaving and finishing machinery.
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From The Editor
Business & Financial
Quality Fabric Of The Month
PurEffort, a new family within Huntingdon Mills' SkinTech™ brand of moisture-management fabrics, offers inherent wickability and antimicrobial protection.
An Asian Irony
Market shifts among Asian countries may signal new competitive patterns.