On the Cover:
This issue of Textile World includes previews of ATME-I®, IFAI Expo and AATCC's IC&E, to be held Oct. 31-Nov. 3, 2006, at the Georgia World Congress Center, Atlanta.
Datatex 2006 Users' Meeting
Topics included enhancing global competitiveness, new technologies.
Executive Forum: John Bakane, President & CEO Cone Denim, An ITG Company
Fabric and yarn investment challenges
ITM In Istanbul
Turkey, surrounding region adapt to changing global markets.
Beijing Hosts CITME
CITME returns to the China International Exhibition Center in Beijing.
The Art Of Textiles And Weaving Machines
Rubelli creates historically accurate fabrics using modern, state-of-the-art weaving machinery.
Mega Showing In Atlanta
In 2006, the Megatex umbrella incorporates collocated events IFAI Expo, ATME-I® and AATCC's IC&E in Atlanta.
ATME-I® On The Move
ATME-I® 2006 will relocate to a new venue in Atlanta, making the exhibition an international destination.
AATCC IC&E: Tri-Focus
AATCC IC&E will highlight the association's three interest groups.
Hotlanta Welcomes IFAI
Specialty fabrics join textile machinery, dyeing and finishing sectors for textile extravaganza in Atlanta.
From The Editor
Business & Financial
Quality Fabric Of The Month
Tietex Ticking's BodyClimate® by Polartec® mattress ticking for visco and latex mattresses brings climate control to the bed, providing a more comfortable night's sleep.
Nonwovens / Technical Textiles
Dyeable Polypropylene Fiber
The ability to dye polypropylene fibers using conventional disperse dyes makes the fibers more attractive for apparel end-uses.
Dyeing Printing & Finishing
Knitting / Apparel
A Climate For Change
Recent New York City fabric shows presented designs and trends for the Fall/Winter 2007-08 seasons.