On the Cover:
Textile World ’s 2010 economic forecast predicts the U.S. textile and apparel industries will see continuing improvements in bottom-line performance over the coming year.Photo: iStockphoto.com
US Textile Trends: The Challenges Continue In 2010
NCTO Chairman and PCCA President and CEO Wally Darneille's perspective stretches from cotton field to finished denim apparel.
Recent Developments: Weaving Technology
Textile World presents some recent technologies that provide improved efficiencies in the weaving mill.
Textiles 2010: A Light At The End Of The Tunnel
Continuing capital investment, improved logistics, specialty product development, among other factors, are helping to set the stage for an improving economic climate.
ITMF Meets In Shanghai
Global textile summit attracted textile industry leaders to hear expert presentations, discuss current and future issues.
From The Editor
Business & Financial
Quality Fabric Of The Month
Soft Stretch, No Latex
VitaFlex™ latex-free elastic nonwoven products provide comfortable, breathable barrier and filtration functions for disposable paint hoods and numerous other applications.
Nonwovens / Technical Textiles
Providência USA Breaks Ground
Brazilian nonwovens manufacturer invests $80 million to build 90,000-square-foot spunbond facility in Statesville, NC.
Dyeing Printing & Finishing
Optimizing Energy Usage In Textile Finishing
Energy utilization in traditional finishing processes may be optimized through the use of innovative technologies.
Knitting / Apparel
Color & Fabric Trends Spring/Summer 2011
Dow Fiber Solutions, Moda In offer trend forecasts for Spring/Summer 2011; Pratt presents sustainable fashion.