October 2008

Rock Hill, S.C.-based
Springs Creative Products Group LLC has announced a licensing agreement with
Nickelodeon and Viacom Consumer Products, allowing Springs Creative to offer Nickelodeon and Nick
Jr. properties as part of its retail fabric and craft kit product lines.

South Boston, Va.-based luxury linen supplier
Hilden America Inc. has updated its website, located at
www.hildenamerica.com. The site includes features such
as detailed product images and accurate color representations to help clients browse and select

BASF SE has released an eight-page, English-language brochure providing
information on the glyoxal properties in various applications and the services BASF offers for it.
The brochure, titled “Glyoxal: The Sustainable Solution For Your Business,” may be downloaded or
ordered in print at

Research and Markets Ltd., Ireland, has released the 2008 World Textile and
Apparel Trade and Production Trends report, Edition 1. Information about the report, as well as
instructions for ordering, can be found at

Richmond, Va.-based
Carpenter Co. has launched an interactive, educational website, located at
www.sleepbetter.org, to provide users with tools, tips and
information on how to improve their sleep.

Balta Group has launched its new website,
www.baltagroup.com. The new site can be displayed in four
languages, and features an updated design and information about Balta Group and its products.

The Toronto-based
Textile Museum of Canada is creating a section of its website, located at
www.textilemuseum.ca, to showcase the role of textiles in
culture. “In Touch: Connecting Cloth, Culture + Arts” will offer audio and video recordings of the
museum’s educational programs in addition to existing online collections and exhibitions.

Engelbert Strauss GmbH & Co. KG’s working trousers, part of the company’s
active workwear line, are the first products globally to receive Germany-based
Hohenstein Institutes’ Hohenstein Quality Label for fit.

Solvay Chemicals Inc., Houston, has launched its new SOLVAir products website,
located at
www.solvair.us. The site is targeted to the air pollution
control industry.

Bloomington, Indiana-based
Textillery Weavers has updated its website,
www.textillery.com. The site features user-friendly search
tools and showcases Textillery’s handwoven throw collection, as well as the company’s custom color
and design capabilities for the hospitality and contract design markets.

Pasadena, Calif.-based
Avery Dennison Corp.’s Information and Brand Management Division (IBMD) has
launched a new solutions-center website for apparel producers, retailers and brand owners. The
site, located at
www.ibmd.averydennison.com, offers retail
identification solutions for displaying, tracking, tracing and protecting brands, products and

Leominster, Mass.-based
Spectro Coating Corp. now offers custom-manufactured flocked materials ranging
from blankets to optical and metallurgical pads, commercial carpet, specialty fabrics and tapes.
The products can incorporate combinations of various fiber sizes, materials and selective
adhesives, and can be cut and finished to match specifications.