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GlenGuard® Hi-Vis antistatic mesh fabric for protective workwear apparel is manufactured by Glen Raven Inc.’s Glen Raven Technical Fabrics LLC division, led by President and COO Harold Hill. Photograph courtesy of Glen Raven Technical Fabrics LLC.
Cotton Market: Policy Versus Fundamentals
Tug-of-war hints at range-bound prices heading into 2013.
Jakob Müller's Not-So-Narrow 125 Years
Swiss manufacturer of machinery for the production of narrow fabrics and labels continues to grow.
ExpoProducción Debuts In Mexico
ExpoProducción will present the latest products, services and technologies to suppliers in the apparel, home textiles and technical textiles sectors in Mexico and Central America.
Technical Fabrics: Endless Possibilities
Glen Raven Technical Fabrics President and COO Harold Hill discusses the direction his company is taking, as well as issues impacting its potential success.
Saving Water A Swimming Poolful At A Time
DyeCoo's CO2 polyester dyeing technology and ColorZen's cotton pretreatment technology drastically reduce water and chemical usage in textile wet processing.
From The Editor
Business & Financial
Quality Fabric Of The Month
FR From Nature, Layer By Layer
Intumescent and nanobrick antiflammable layered nanocoatings made using chitosan and other renewable materials provide FR protection for cotton and other textiles and foam.
Nonwovens / Technical Textiles
Medical Textiles: How Smart Do They Have To Be?
Embedding new and novel technologies into textiles or engineered materials provides opportunities for more dynamically active and responsive products.
Dyeing Printing & Finishing
Knitting / Apparel
Yarn, Surface Design And Small Orders
Exhibitors at four New York City trade shows presented their offerings for Fall/Winter 2013-14.