On the Cover:
Crypton Home’s Veldt fabric is featured on Hancock & Moore’s Theodore Sleeper Settee for the home furnishings market. Photograph courtesy of Hancock & Moore
Textile World takes a brief look at just a few new textile testing and quality-control tools available to textile producers.
Cotton Market Outlook: Of Trumpets And Tubas
China's cotton reserves overshadow other factors affecting the world cotton market.
ExpoProducción Returns To Mexico City
ExpoProducción's second edition will present the complete supply chain for the apparel, home textiles and technical textiles industries in Mexico and Central America.
Homing In On Performance
Crypton has seen the success of its innovative fabric technology spread from the contract arena into the home furnishings market.
New Horizons In Dobby & Jacquard Weaving
Dornier's SyncroDrive® system helps eliminate the problem of stop and start marks and allows freely programmable weft insertion for dobby and Jacquard fabrics.
Fabric Sourcing On Stage At Texworld USA
Biannual expo provides textile and apparel suppliers and buyers a single sourcing destination for the North American marketplace.
From The Editor
Business & Financial
Quality Fabric Of The Month
Smart Design: A Win-Win For All
Levi Strauss's Dockers® Wellthread apparel program incorporates sustainable, durable design; commitment to workers' wellbeing; responsible use and re-use by consumers; and more.
Nonwovens / Technical Textiles
Geosynthetics: Strong Outlook For Growth
Boyd Ramsey and Andrew Aho discuss the geosynthetics industry and the work of the Geosynthetic Materials Association.
Dyeing Printing & Finishing
Knitting / Apparel
More Autumn/Winter 2014-15 In New York
Yarns, surface design and small orders are focus of four trade shows.