November/December 2018

On the Cover:
A skier wearing garments featuring Columbia Sportswear’s new Omni-Heat™ 3D technology in British Columbia, Canada.

Photograph by Mark Going/Columbia

American Textiles: We Make Amazing™

Executive Forum

IFAI: New Leadership Focused On The Future

TW Special Report In April 2018, the Roseville, Minn.-based Industrial Fabrics Association International (IFAI) named Steve Schiffman, the association’s then vice president of media and...

Rosenfeld and Carboni: Investing In Polyester

Fiber Industries LLC recently invested more than $30 million to open a new polyester fiber operation in the former Wellman Palmetto facility in Darlington, S.C. TW...

Quality Fabric Of The Month

Quality Fabric Of The Month: Warm & Fuzzy

Columbia Sportswear’s Omni-Heat™ 3D thermal reflective technology brings a new warm experience to clothing and footwear. By Rachael S. Davis, Executive Editor Portland, Ore.-based Columbia Sportswear...

From The Editor

Show Season: Something For Everyone

By Jim Borneman, Editor In Chief As 2019 quickly approaches, a hectic textile show calendar is about to start, and for some, may have already...

Business & Financial

November/December 2018: Textile Activity At A Glance

November/December 2018

Yarn Market

Development Of New High-Tech And Sustainable Products Accelerates

By Jim Phillips, Yarn Market Editor The U.S. textile industry promotes itself as the world’s most innovative, and it continues to back up the hype...

Nonwovens/Technical Textiles


November/December 2018

Bulletin Board

November/December 2018