On the Cover:
Paradise Awning & Graphics LLC, Orlando, Fla., selected BTF-19™ awning fabric from John Boyle
& Co. Inc. — manufactured expressly for the company by Italy-based Naizil® S.p.A. — for a
Planet Hollywood installation, Lake Buena Vista, Fla.
Savvy Marketers Learn To Think Like Entrepreneurs
Textile Lobby Sees Some Positive Signs
NCTO's annual meeting presented a changing trade picture.
Preparing For Techtextil
Techtextil, the world's largest trade fair for technical textiles and nonwovens, partners with Avantex once again.
Doing More With Less
While nanotechnology offers promise for improving products, the term can be misused, and risk assessment guidelines are still evolving.
Milliken Launches Performance Solutions Business
Alandale Knitting Introduces StrataTek Knit Fabrics Using Patented Technique
Unifi To Close Dillon Plant
Ross States ITG Losses Consistent With Strategic Plan
Joan Fabrics Files Chapter 11 Petition
Oerlikon Saurer Textile Releases 2006 Fiber Survey
Fiber Society Issues Call For Papers
Ahlstrom To Grow Operations In India
Agreement Reached On New Trade Policies
NCSU Researchers Produce Artificial Muscle-Like Fibers
AF&Y, Plastex Commence Recycling Program
Ahlstrom Invests In New Needlepunch Line
From The Editor
China Textiles By The Numbers
Business & Financial
More China Questions
Export Strategy Positions Spinners To Thrive
Quality Fabric Of The Month
Cutting The Creep
DSM Dyneema's SK78 fiber offers reduced creep, delivering winning performance in ocean racing, and now is offered in running riggings for cruising sailboats.
Nonwovens / Technical Textiles
Private Investors Purchase Cerex Fabrics
TenCate Acquires Artificial Grass Fiber Company Mattex
TigerTurf To Open First Facility In The Americas
Hills Develops Nanofiber Meltblown Fabric Technology
NCSU Establishes Nonwovens Institute
Opportunities Abound For Technical Textiles
Technical textiles is a fast-growing segment of the textile industry and provides opportunities for textile companies.
Weaving Technical Textiles
Textile World explores the growth of the woven technical textiles sector from leading weaving machinery suppliers' perspectives.
Changing With The Marketplace
147-year-old fabric company John Boyle & Co. Inc. keeps growing with customers like Google.
Rohm And Haas, Reliance Explore Joint Venture
DuPont Sorona® Earns Awards For Sustainability
Lenzing Group Constructs Viscose Fiber Plant In India
Polymer and fiber developments are adding high-tech properties to finished textile products.
Dow Reichhold Selects Name For New Technology
Wellstone, Grupo Karim's To Build Honduras Yarn Facility
SML Enhances Austrofil BCF
Hyosung Invests In Turkey, Expands Guangdong Capacity
Dyeing Printing & Finishing
DyStar Introduces Deep Black Dye
DuPont Artistri Launches Grand Format Model
ASM Tekstil Selects Xetma Vollenweider Finishing Line
EFI, Kornit Announce Printing Partnership
Meridian Chooses Dyehouse Control System For Valdese Plant
Knitting / Apparel
ESA Launches Sourcing Inventory Sales Network
O'Mara Unveils Environmentally Friendly Eco-Fil™ Yarn
WWA, Enovia MatrixOne Partner For PLM Solutions
Fiber, fabric and yarn innovations, as well as student design contests and marketing efforts, keep the fashion industry vibrant.
Anvil Introduces Organic T-Shirts
Stoll Applies For New Knit And Wear® Patent
Lentex Orders Second NSC Spunlace Line
RefrigiWear Implements New Eton Systems
Litzler Delivers Oxidation Oven Systems To China
ASTM Standard Now Includes Pneumatic Bursting Instruments
Heberlein® Becomes Fibrevision Vendor
Picanol Launches OptiMax Rapier Loom
Saurer Updates EmStudio Software
Avery Dennison Unveils Heat Transfer Bonders
Washington Outlook Archive
Democrats Gear Up For Major Trade Policy Changes