On the Cover:
Glen Raven Inc., recipient of the 2005 Textile World Innovation Award, brings new fabric solutions to growing global markets.
The Many Shades Of Sunbrella
Glen Raven Custom Fabrics focuses on building brand value for global markets.
Recognizing The Power Of Resilience
Glen Raven gains strategic advantage by understanding its markets, continuously experimenting, quickly redeploying assets and living in a constant state of change.
Interviews with Rieter representatives give insight into carpet yarn and tufted carpet markets - both domestically and around the world.
Letting Markets Lead The Way
Glen Raven has discovered that continually evolving to meet the needs of the marketplace is the key to industry survival.
Beyond Niche Business
Glen Raven Technical Fabrics brings solutions to growing markets.
Dickson Key To Going Global
Glen Raven acquisition continues to pay dividends with branded products, capabilities and a lesson in global business.
Getting The Job Done
Logistics and information technology are hidden assets that pay big dividends at Glen Raven.
From The Editor
Business & Financial
Quality Fabric Of The Month
Cupron's nontoxic copper-based technology provides permanent, effective antiviral, antibacterial, antimite and antifungal properties to man-made and cellulosic fibers.
Nonwovens / Technical Textiles
Highlighting Hightex 2005
Organizers of Hightex 2005 hope to spotlight Turkey as an up-and-coming market in the world of nonwovens and technical textiles.
Dyeing Printing & Finishing
Carolina Cotton Works Investing For Opportunity
CCW continually adapts to thrive under difficult business conditions, most recently adding open-width finishing capacity.
Knitting / Apparel
Fabric Notes From Première Vision
Paris show highlighted Spring/Summer 2006 trends.