On the Cover:
The Snapshot Collection from Philadelphia Queen Commercial by Shaw provides a sustainable flooring option for high-performance environments. Photo courtesy of Shaw Floors
The improving economic climate is driving some major investments and innovations in the U.S. carpet and rug industry.
Textiles 2014: No Miracles, But Better Days Ahead
The health and profitability of the U.S. textile and apparel industries should continue to improve over the coming year.
From The Editor
Business & Financial
Cooley Group: Diversified Company Reaches Out For Global Opportunities
Cooley Group President and CEO Daniel R. Dwight discusses his company's involvement in various technical textiles markets.
Quality Fabric Of The Month
Hobbs Bonded Fibers' RAMTECT™ wool insulation is a lightweight, natural-fiber alternative to polyester fiberfill and down insulation for outdoor apparel.
Nonwovens / Technical Textiles
A New Route For Nanofibers
Xanofi's staple nanofibers have applications in numerous markets not served by electrospun or meltblown filament nanofibers.
Flushability: Tomorrow's Trend For Disposables
Trützschler Nonwovens and Voith Paper have developed a flushable solution for disposable nonwoven products.
Dyeing Printing & Finishing
Knitting / Apparel
Interfilière Comes To New York
Intimate apparel and swimwear fabric show makes first-time appearance in the United States
More Denim ... More Knits
Stoll shows denim knitting on a new machine.
Global Expansion For World's Largest Vertical Producer Of Shirtings
Luthai Textile Co. Ltd. To Open New York Office