On the Cover:
Supporters of the Central America-Dominican Republic free trade agreement hope the pact will bring
increased trade and regional stability within the Americas.
ITM: Branded For Growth
Turkish textile machinery show builds on prior success, moves to larger venue.
Avoid Missteps By Dispelling Marketing Myths
STA South Carolina Spring Meeting
Division spring meeting provided textile executives an opportunity to network and hear the insights of economist Mark Vitner.
Regional Support In A Global Fight
After difficulties in passing CAFTA-DR, real commitment to the region will be necessary to keep the promise of the agreement.
Frontier, Cheraw Merge Businesses
Collins & Aikman To Quit Automotive Fabrics Business
VDMA Releases 2005 Textile Machinery Export Figures
Cotton Incorporated Forms Global Product Supply Chain Division
Q4 2005 Yarn Fabric Outputs Down, Stocks Mixed
Innofa Plans Expansion
Material World Reports Successful Miami Beach Show
Berkshire Hathaway To Acquire Russell Corp
Jimtex Yarns Initiates Eco2cotton Brand
From The Editor
Globalization - A Win-Win Possibility?
Business & Financial
A Fairly Good Second Quarter
Mill Consolidations Continue
Quality Fabric Of The Month
Warm, Dry And Odor-Free
Indera Mills' new performance thermal underwear line offers permanent moisture management and odor control at a popular price using HydroPur® fiber from DAK Americas.
Nonwovens / Technical Textiles
Fleissner Announces Sales
Picanol Introduces OMNIplus 800 TC For Tire Cord
Techtextil North America 2006: Innovator's Focus
Technical textiles and nonwovens continue to create optimism within the North American textile industry.
Heimbach Orders Fehrer Needleloom
PGI Canada Expands With Fabrene, Teams Difco With Colorama
EST Exits Tire-Cord Fabric Business
Zoltek To Create World's Largest Carbon Fiber Facility
Performance Fibers To Buy INVISTA Yarn Business
Lenzing Reports Increased Sales
Techmer Offers Color And Quality Management System
Dyeing Printing & Finishing
White Biotechnology And Modern Textile Processing
The use of enzymes in wet processing results in time, energy and water savings; as well as improved production quality.
Arch Chemicals Launches Purista® In The United States
Ciba Develops MagiCarpet Jet-Printing System
Possehl Acquires Monforts Textilmaschinen
SETeMa Introduces Line For Flag And Banner Market
Fong's Acquires Goller
Knitting / Apparel
Fruit Of The Loom Closes Rabun Apparel Operations
Gerber Marks 25 Years In Mexico, Donates To FIT
Adidas Yocum Line Features Nano-Tex Technology
Trade Shows Are On The Rise
Buyers and sellers spot new trends and resources.
Wellstone Mills Takes Over RutterRex Assets
Dixie Group Implements Datatex ERP Suite
GS Industries Of Bassett Acquires Textube
Fi-Tech Assumes Heberlein's US, Canadian Sales, Marketing
X-Rite To Bid For GretagMacBeth Parent
HomTex Automates With Eton System
Strandberg Launches Pick & Course Counter
Gneuss Debuts On-Line Viscosimeter
Rieter Introduces RSB-D 40 And SB-D 40 Draw Frames
Tandematic® Introduces Mantis In-Line Web Positioner
Extech Unveils S1500T Series Thermal Printer
Washington Outlook Archive
Administration Pursues FTAs