September/October 2021

On The Cover:

Italy-based Itema S.p.A. manufactures weaving machines including the R9500-2denim, which features the iSAVER™, a left-hand-weft waste saving device by Itemalab™.

Quality Fabric Of The Month

Ultra-Pure, Lily-Soft Nonwoven

Asahi Kasei’s Bemliese™ brings a sustainable nonwoven option to the United States. By Rachael S. Davis, Executive Editor Bemliese™ — “Bem” from the original cupro rayon...

From The Editor

Supply Chain Crush, Labor Shortages

By James M. Borneman Markets in general are about people — and more importantly the emotions and fear they choose to act on. Whether it is...

Business & Financial

September/October 2021: Textile Activity At A Glance

September/October 2021

Yarn Market

Product Traceability Gains Momentum

By Jim Phillips, Yarn Market Editor The need for source-to-consumer product traceability has been featured multiple times in these pages, dating back more than a...


September/October 2021