May/June 2018

On the Cover:
The revived American Woolen Company is finding success manufacturing luxury wool products including woolen and worsted fabrics and apparel in the United States.

Photograph courtesy of American Woolen Company

American Textiles: We Make Amazing™

Executive Forum

Gelest: Advancing Antimicrobial Technology To Protect Medical Textiles

TW Special Report Dr. Donald J. Wagner II invented the patented silicon-based antimicrobial polymer known as BIOSAFE, and currently is technical marketing manager for Gelest...

AAPN Active In Increasing Textile, Apparel Industry “AIQ”

New AAPN President and Haggar Chief Sourcing and Merchandising Officer Tony Anzovino discusses recent AAPN meeting, issues impacting the industry. TW Special Report The Atlanta-based Americas...

From The Editor

Techtextil North America/Texprocess Americas 2018: A Hit For Visitors & Exhibitors

By Jim Borneman, Editor In Chief The combined Techtextil North America/Texprocess Americas 2018 held recently in Atlanta and organized by Messe Frankfurt North America was...

Business & Financial

May/June 2018: Textile Activity At A Glance

May/June 2018

Yarn Market

Business Remains Brisk And Well Rounded

By Jim Phillips, Yarn Market Editor Yarn sales continued to be strong at the end of May for many companies. “We are doing really well,”...

Quality Fabric Of The Month

Quality Fabric Of The Month: Cooling Trifecta

brrr°’s Triple Chill Effect imparts a measurable cooling sensation to a wide variety of end products. By Rachael S. Davis, Executive Editor Atlanta-based brrr° was founded...

Nonwovens/Technical Textiles

Dyeing, Printing & Finishing

New Products


May/June 2018

Bulletin Board

May/June 2018