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Hermann Bühler AG, Switzerland, is the first company to receive the International
Oeko-Tex Association’s Sustainable Textile Production (STeP) by Oeko-Tex® certification.

Tuscarora Yarns Inc.
, Mount Pleasant, N.C., has introduced a line of ring-spun yarns
featuring Austria-based
Lenzing AG‘s Lenzing Modal® Color.

Lansing, Mich.-based
Kraig Biocraft Laboratories Inc. has launched a new website, located at

SGS Consumer Testing Services, Switzerland, has opened an ISO 17025-accredited
textile testing laboratory in Casablanca, Morocco.

American Association of Textile Chemists and Colorists (AATCC), Research Triangle
Park, N.C., announces that peer-reviewed scientific articles, previously published in AATCC Review,
will be published in the online-only AATCC Journal of Research. AATCC Review will be available in
both print and electronic formats. AATCC also has launched its official YouTube channel, theAATCC,
which hosts a range of informative videos.

Portsmouth, N.H-based
Coolcore LLC‘s textiles have received the “Innovative Technology – Cooling
Power” Quality Label from the Hohenstein Institute, Germany, for their chemical-free
temperature-regulating fibers.

Mohawk Industries Inc.
, Calhoun, Ga., has issued its first Environmental Product
Declaration, for its EcoFlex™ ICT modular commercial floor covering.

Schoeller GmbH & Co. KG, Austria, has won a GOLD Outdoor Industry Award 2013
for its EXP 4.0 chlorine-free treatment for machine-washable wool.

Midland, Mich.-based
The Dow Chemical Company‘s SILVADUR™ antimicrobial treatment has received R&D
Magazine’s R&D 100 Award for technological excellence.

Aerotherm aerogel insulation
, Clinton, Mass., has published a catalog brochure,
which is available on its website, aerotherminsulation.com.

Association of the Nonwoven Fabrics Industry (INDA), Cary, N.C., has published the
report “North American Wipes Market: Trends & Forecasts 2012-2017.”

Quick-Med Technologies Inc.
, Gainesville, Fla., has licensed Lawrence, Mass.-based
Polartec LLC to use Stay Fresh technology in its apparel products.

Textile Exchange, O’Donnell, Texas, has released the second bundle in its chemical
snapshots series, a collection of eight guides providing information on the health and
environmental concerns as well as industry practices and legislation related to use of certain

September/October 2013