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Italy-based Morgan Tecnica S.p.A. recently unveiled a redesigned website located at morgantecnica.com.

Pevalen™ pentaerythritol tetravalerate non-phthalate plasticizer manufactured by Sweden-based Perstorp has been awarded Eco Passport by Oeko-Tex®, which certifies Pevalen can be used in sustainable textile production processes and has no harmful effects on human health or the environment.

Spartanburg, S.C.-based Milliken & Company’s Floor Covering Division has released its second annual sustainability report, which contains insights and metrics about the company’s global operations, and the product offerings and their impact on the environment.

Greenville, S.C.-based Safety Components has extended the limited warranty of its WeatherMAX 80 technical fabric to 10 years.

Wichita, Kan.-based Invista’s Cordura® brand has collaborated with Italy-based Marlane — a division of Biella Manifatture Tessili S.r.l. — to develop Cordura Combat Wool™ fabric. According to Invista, the durable fabric offers improved abrasion resistance and longevity.

Manhattan Beach, Calif.-based Polyfab USA reports its Comshade™ Premium Shadecloth has passed the stringent testing required by the California State Fire Marshal as well as performed in long-term accelerated weather testing and soon will be available from Polyfab distributors.

The Association of the Nonwoven Fabrics Industry (INDA), Cary, N.C., has issued a call for papers for the seventh annual Research, Innovation & Science for Engineered Fabrics (RISE® 2017) Conference. Technical abstracts must be received by January 31, 2017.

New York City-based LIM College has announced plans for a Bachelor of Science degree program in Fashion Media to begin Fall 2017. The program will focus on media business management and marketing; and developing content across traditional, social media and video platforms.

November/December 2016