On the Cover:
"Autumn Tumble," a tension fabric sculpture designed by Transformit, Gorham, Maine, and installed in the lobby atrium of Husson University's Beardsley Meeting House in Bangor, Maine, won an International Achievement Award at IFAI Expo Americas 2010. Photograph courtesy of Cynthia Thompson, MFA.
Virtual Solution For Fashion Design
Knitting machine manufacturer Shima Seiki brings an innovative design system to the fashion design market.
FesslerUSA: Onshore, On Time
As domestic sourcing gets another look, circular knitter and apparel manufacturer FesslerUSA provides unique, value-added services while focusing on sustainability.
Eco-friendly raw material and fiber production are the first links in a sustainable textile manufacturing chain.
IFAI Expo Heads To The Harbor
Specialty fabrics industry professionals will convene in Baltimore for programs, exhibits and networking opportunities at IFAI Expo Americas 2011.
From The Editor
Business & Financial
Quality Fabric Of The Month
Recycling Energy While You Sleep
Ironman® home textile products marketed by T3 Recovery Products™ and manufactured by Novo Textiles Co. feature Hologenix's Celliant® regenerative healing technology.
Nonwovens / Technical Textiles
Lighter Than Air: Inflatable UAV Structures
Inflatable structure technologies offer advantages in military and commercial unmanned aerial vehicle applications.
Dyeing Printing & Finishing
Knitting / Apparel
Global Sourcing In New York
Textile trade shows provide resource and trend information.