On the Cover:
Shipping and logistics are increasingly important to the success of textile operations in today's
Material World Miami Beach: Sourcing Hub
Spring sourcing expo will collocate with Technology Solutions, offering sourcing and IT solutions for the entire sewn-products supply chain.
Textile-Focused Shipping And Logistics
Leveraging advanced shipping and logistics networks can provide significant advantages in an ever more competitive textile supply chain.
Product Development Powerhouse
Cotton Incorporated's Fiber Processing Research division selects Rieter Textile Systems' spinning technology for research laboratory modernization.
Cotton By The Numbers
Cotton data provide insight into a changing global textile marketplace.
ITM 2006 Ready For Success
ITM 2006 World Launch event offers preview of growing exhibition in Istanbul, Turkey.
Tomer And UPS: Design To Delivery In Style
Customer Service As A Point Of Differentiation
Hybrid Cotton Hazera™ Getting Noticed
Interspecific hybrid offers cotton growers and the textile industry alternatives in fiber quality and growing conditions.
BWW Launches Burlington Labs
Textile Mill Expansion New Operations Announced In Carolinas
Quaker Teams With Asian Firms
AAPN Celebrates 25 Years
Russell Restructures Operations
ITMF Reports Lower Q3 2005 Yarn, Fabric Output
From The Editor
Patent No 7,000,000 And Counting
Business & Financial
Managing Expectations - Mills Are Wary
Quality Fabric Of The Month
The Naval Research Laboratory's self-decontaminating fabric technology uses enzymes to break down chemical toxins on contact without leaving harmful residues.
Nonwovens / Technical Textiles
Niche focus, product innovation, flexibility drive Twitchell's success.
Ensuring Quality Through Technology
Process control systems automate quality surveillance in modern continuous production lines for technical textiles, nonwovens and other textiles.
Saurer Purchases Fincarde
Propex Buys SI's Concrete Systems Geosolutions
Eleksen Offers Smart Fabric Wireless Keyboard
Ahlstrom Acquires Two Companies, Expands Plant
PCC Acquires GlobeTec Precision Custom Coatings
Techtextil North America Attracts Innovators
Teijin Twaron Launches Sulfron® 3000 Granule
AF&Y Adds Capacity, Jobs
Nilit Purchases INVISTA Facility, Nylon Product
UFS Announces Prisma Facility Expansion
Dyeing Printing & Finishing
DyStar Introduces Procion Ternary Combo
Ciba To Sell Textile Effects Unit
BASF Ultraphor® Hinders Yellowing
Santex Forms New Sales Company
GE Magnasoft™ Enhancers Offer Performance Softness
Knitting / Apparel
Optimer Adds Dri-release® Spinners
Victoria's Secret Tests For Snags With SnagPod®
Jones Apparel Installs UGS' PLM Application
Warnaco Acquires Calvin Klein In Europe, Asia
Mecmesin Label Returns To United States, Canada
SDL Atlas Reps Tinius Olsen, Supplies Digi-Eye To NCSU Lab
Saurer Acquires Gurit-Heberlein Fiber Business
CapVis, Management Team Purchase Benninger Textile
Atlas To Create Single Florida Weather Testing Facility
Dickson Unveils Humidity, Temperature Monitors
GTP Accessories Offers HybridPower 151
Autobahn Introduces Textile Screen Printing Presses
Karl Mayer Launches GOM 8 Basic Sample Warper
Norcross Viscosity System Controls Up To Three Stations
Washington Outlook Archive
China Trade Review Raises Questions