July/August 2018

On the Cover:
Dallas-based FabriTec Structures LLC’s Mosaic Stadium project in Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada, was entered in the 2017 IFAI International Achievement Awards. The stadium features a 136,000-square-foot coated fiberglass membrane roof cladding made using Sky Top FGT-800 and FGT-1000 fabric made by Chukoh Chemical Industries Ltd., Japan.

IFAI will again recognize design excellence and technical skill in specialty fabrics with the 2018 IFAI International Achievement Awards to be announced during IFAI Expo 2018.

Photograph courtesy of City of Regina

Executive Forum

Honduras: Textile Focused

AAPN’s Mike Todaro chats with Jesus Canahuati, general manager, Honduras-based Elcatex By Mike Todaro The Atlanta-based Americas Apparel Producers’ Network (AAPN) is hosting the Apparel Summit...

From The Editor

Trade Law Challenges: Reshaping U.S. Trade Relations

By Jim Borneman, Editor In Chief Changes in international trade law always seem to have a destabilizing effect on textile industry growth because they bring...

Business & Financial

July/August 2018: Textile Activity At A Glance

July/August 2018

Yarn Market

Third Quarter Outlook Remains Positive

By Jim Phillips, Yarn Market Editor Spinners and industry insiders say they are optimistic that the continuing surge in orders over the past few months...

Quality Fabric Of The Month

Quality Fabric Of The Month: Safe & Sealed

ELS used SAERTEX multiCom® LP, Milliken  products to fully rehabilitate aging sewer  pipes at Milliken Chemical’s Dewey plant. By Rachael S. Davis, Executive Editor Last summer,...



July/August 2018

Bulletin Board

July/August 2018