September/October 2019

On the Cover:
CORDURA®, DuPont Biomaterials and DuPont Tate & Lyle have collaborated on soft shell fabric technologies for durable outerwear combining CORDURA Naturalle™ fabric, Sorona® fiber-based fleece and a Susterra® membranes for a sustainable “performance proof” technology.

Photograph courtesy of DuPont Tate & Lyle Inc.

American Textiles: We Make Amazing™

Executive Forum

Steve Layton: Milliken & Company’s New Polartec Business President

Layton selected to lead the integration of the recently acquired Polartec business into the Milliken organization. By James M. Borneman, Editor In Chief In June of...

Quality Fabric Of The Month

Quality Fabric Of The Month: Sustainable Performance

CS2 — CORDURA® + Susterra® + Sorona® — combines durability, sustainability and wearability. By Rachael S. Davis, Executive Editor CS2 — short for CORDURA® + Susterra®...

From The Editor

ISM Report: U.S. Manufacturing Slows, Textile Mills Lead Growth

By James M. Borneman, Editor In Chief The increased business volatility associated with U.S./China rumblings on trade seems to be leaking into the latest Manufacturing...

Business & Financial

September/October 2019: Textile Activity At A Glance

September/October 2019

Yarn Market

Production Slows Slightly; Optimism Remains

By Jim Phillips, Yarn Market Editor Many spinners have been running at full capacity, with a healthy backlog, since the beginning of the year. However,...

Nonwovens/Technical Textiles


September/October 2019

Bulletin Board

September/October 2019