On the Cover:
’s annual economic forecast predicts US manufacturers will face challenges in the coming
months. However, many companies, including New Balance Athletic Shoe Inc., feel they can succeed in
a global economy.
South American Textile Showcase
ITMEX Americas promises visitors new developments, solutions, products and networking opportunities.
Pursuing The Obvious
Getting noticed isn't easy, but it's essential in the decision-making process.
Nonwovens Technology For The Auto Industry
New technologies, strong sales prompt a positive outlook for Fehrer.
Savio's new AES Fenix assembly winder offers an array of features.
Mill executives will face challenges, surprises in the coming months.
Organizers gear up for expanded global knitting and finishing show.
Uster Grades Offer Greater Clarity
Uster unveils Hairiness Grades for improved yarn hairiness.
China's CITME Success
9th CITME had record-breaking numbers of visitors and exhibitors.
New Concepts For Fancy Yarns
Schlafhorst debuts the Autocoro 360 automatic spinning machine.
Solutia Forms Vydyne Automotive Global Team
INVISTA Makes Headway In Waste Emissions Reductions
Burlington WorldWide To Acquire Cleyn And Tinker
ITG, China Ting Group To Build Plant, Enter Burlington House Licensing Pact
US Official Seeks Trade Concessions From China
Dan River To Sell Engineered Products Division
Picanol Announces Resignations
Propex Finalizes AFFC Purchase
Sultex Sells Machinery To Iranian, Turkish Weavers
WestPoint Stevens Nets Charisma®, Revamps Bedding
Springs To Close Three Plants
Bruckner And M-tec Cooperate In The Field Of Carpet Finishing
Martex Fibers Expands Central American Recycling Operations
Artistic Group Selects SMIT Machinery
From The Editor
Finally, A Fresh Look At Free Trade
Business & Financial
Forecasting The New Year
Mills Stress Innovation, Marketing
Quality Fabric Of The Month
Ahlstrom's composite BVB fabric for medical gowns combines maximum viral barrier protection with comfort and breathability.
Floored By Innovation
A proper business model is key to the US man-made fiber industry's success.
Dyneon, SpecialChem To E-Market Dynamar PPAs
Syscom Introduces AmberStrand Fiber
Mohawk To Expand SC Yarn Operations
Hills Opens Office In China
Dyeing Printing & Finishing
DyStar To Acquire Rotta
Avondale, APJeT To Promote Plasma Treatment Of Fabrics
Ciba, Boehme Filatex Enter Marketing Agreement
Performance Pigments Wins Responsible Care Award
German Chamber Of Commerce Honors Monforts
Synalloy To Sell Blackman Uhler Dye Business
Knitting / Apparel
Jones Apparel Finalizes Barneys Acquisition
Warnaco Selects SAP's ERP Solution
Guess Agrees To Purchase Jeanswear Licensee
EWarna, Color AIXperts Announce Partnership
Stoll Introduces Tandem Knitting Machines
Uster Delivers 1,000th Tester 4
Leesona, Barmag Sign Sales And Service Agreement
SML Supplies Cast Film Line To Chinese Manufacturer
ANBS, Parker Enter Into MOU
Sonoco, Ahlstrom Form Joint Venture
ADM Tronics Offers EVR-31-T Adhesive Polaqua 103 Primer
M M Newman Unveils Hot Tool HK60 Hot Knife
LTG Presents MDF-1 Filter, DKS Air Washer
Uhing RS4 Traverse Drive Provides Backlash-Free Motion
Goldenrod Debuts 930 Series Pneumatic Safety Chuck
Washington Outlook Archive
Trade Officials Seek Relief For Tsunami Victims
Big Issues On The Agenda