March/April 2022

On The Cover

Propel LLC, Pawtucket, R.I., uses technical textiles to solve customers’ problems. Its smart integrated shirt with physiological monitoring capabilities was developed for the U.S. Navy.

Executive Forum

Mission: Solve Problems, Empower Women

MAS Holdings’ Pilar Diaz and Thanuja Jayawardene discuss the company’s femtech innovations. TW Special Report Sri Lanka-based MAS Holdings began as a lingerie manufacturer in 1987....

Quality Fabric Of The Month

Quality Fabric Of The Month: Circuitex®: Conductive Shielding

Noble Biomaterials’ Circuitex® can shield against high-frequency energy waves from directed-energy weapons. By Rachael S. Davis, Executive Editor Circuitex® was designed by Scranton, Pa.-based Noble Biomaterials...

From The Editor

Cancel Oil? Not So Fast

By Jim Borneman, Editor In Chief Recently, oil and oil prices have been center stage. For those old enough to remember the 1970’s oil crisis,...

Business & Financial

March/April 2022: Textile Activity At A Glance

March/April 2022

Yarn Market

Demand Strong; Supply Short

By Jim Phillips, Yarn Market Editor As the first quarter of 2022 comes to a close, demand for U.S-made ring-spun and open-end yarns remains strong. “I...


March/April 2022