May/June 2020

On The Cover:

Burlington’s Maxima® and XALT™ reusable medical fabrics offer all levels of protection in products from scrubs to surgical gowns.

Executive Forum

Primetime For Antiviral Textile Finishes

Sciessent’s CEO Paul Ford discusses antimicrobial and antiviral solutions for textiles. TW Special Report Beverly, Mass.-based Sciessent LLC recently announced that in support of the fight...

Quality Fabric Of The Month

Quality Fabric Of The Month: Time-Honored Protection

With disposable PPE currently scarce, reusable XALT™ and Maxima® fabrics from Burlington are playing a critical role. By Rachael S. Davis, Executive Editor It is said...

From The Editor

U.S. Textiles: From Obscurity To Relevence

By Jim Borneman, Editor In Chief It wasn’t that long ago that U.S. manufacturers — including textile — were declared a thing-of-the-past. Their decline was...

Business & Financial

Yarn Market

Spinners Help Front-Line Workers

By Jim Phillips, Yarn Market Editor The latest controversy surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic is based on differing views of how quickly to reopen the U.S....

Nonwovens/Technical Textiles News

Dyeing, Printing & Finishing News


May/June 2020

Bulletin Board

May/June 2020