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Vietnam Fashion, Fabric & Garment Machinery Expo
11/25/2015 - 11/27/2015

From Farm To Fabric: The Many Faces Of Cotton - The 74th Plenary Meeting of the International Cotton Advisory Committee (ICAC)
12/06/2015 - 12/11/2015

Capstone Course On Nonwoven Product Development
12/07/2015 - 12/11/2015

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On the Cover:
The radial cable system with fixed tensile roof at the Olympiysky National Sports Complex in Kiev, Ukraine, designed by Hightex GmbH, Germany, won an International Achievement Award at IFAI Expo Americas 2012. Photograph ©Hightex GmbH +49 8051 6888-0


Hong Kong: Center Of The Fiber Industry
Topics at the PCI Fibres Conference 2013 in Hong Kong will include fiber raw material supply and the situation in the Asia-Pacific region.

The New Saurer
The sale of Oerlikon's Natural Fibers and Textile Components businesses to Jinsheng Group made way for the new Saurer Group.

Textile News

Augustine Tantillo Takes Helm As NCTO President

HanesBrands To Acquire Maidenform

Shaw To Build Plant In Georgia, Add 500 Jobs

Standard Textile To Expand Union, S.C., Operations, Add Jobs

From The Editor

Saurer Is Saurer Again

Business & Financial

Pessimism Is Unwarranted

Yarn Market

Orders Still Coming In; Spinners Look To Innovate

Executive Forum

Expanding Opportunities In Textiles
Michael Robertson, president and CEO, Specialty Graphic Imaging Association, discusses his organization's activities and opportunities for textiles in graphics markets.

Quality Fabric Of The Month

A Sea Change For Microfibers
Eastman Cyphrex™ microfibers, made using islands-in-the-sea technology and a water-dispersible sea polymer, feature improved fiber uniformity and tunability for wetlaid nonwovens.

Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

Andritz: On The Way To Complete Solutions
Andreas Lukas, senior vice president and division manager of Andritz's KNB Division, discusses the group's future and other matters.

It's A Textile Architecture World
New textile developments influence architectural designs.

Oerlikon Neumag Offers Meltblown Plug & Produce

Alexium Nears Completion Of Second Ascalon™ Trials

TenCate Advanced Armor Launches Body Armor Line

Fiber World

Bayer CropScience Debuts E3 Sustainable Cotton Program

Unifi Teams With Palmetto, Expands Yadkinville Capacity

Dyeing Printing & Finishing

Tanatex Chemicals Launches HydrECO Concept Finishes

R'ADYS Selects HeiQ's Barrier ECO For Outdoor Apparel

Huntsman Unveils EverGlide™ Low Friction Systems

Emerald Specialties Debuts FREEREZ® ZERO Crosslinking Resins

Knitting / Apparel

A Look At Fall '14
Major European events previewed new fabrics in New York City.

Dirtball Debuts Recycled, Made-In-USA Apparel

Alvanon Introduces Memory Foam Intimate/Swim Form

Vapor Apparel Launches Made-In-USA Cut & Sew Line

New Products

James Heal Debuts TruFade Light Fastness Tester

Karl Mayer HKS 2-SE Sets Elastic Tricot Output Records


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